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Friday, July 11, 2014

Bloom .... and Grow with Whimsy Digi Stamps!

Coffee of the Day - Coconut Macadamia

Happy Friday to everyone! wooo hooo! it's the weekend! there's just something magical about a Friday, isn't there? not sure if I will see my family or not this weekend, but it's going to be a good one just the same.

Today is my very first post over on the Whimsy Inspiration and Challenge blog. gosh, it is so VERY exciting! I know that I don't measure up by any means when it comes to talent as compared to everyone else on the team, most especially the stamp team. whoa nelly, those ladies are FABULOUS!!!! but I do the best I can, which is about all anyone can ask. my style is so very different from everyone else's. guess that is okay, too. some people like it; some people don't. and that is okay, too. :)

but anyhow, I am using this cute image, 'Savannagh,' from the Marika Collins collection for my card. I really need to be busy doing more of what she is doing in my own garden, and that is weeding. but rains lately have kept that from happening. oh well. it will eventually get done.


papers are from the Basic Grey True Love collection, buttons are all vintage (aren't those pastel ones luscious?!), sticker sentiment is from SRM, & main image and matting die is MFT. the glassine envelope was stamped in pastel pink craft ink with the inside of a bubble mailing envelope to create polka dots. watering can and flower dies are Impression Obsession. tiny leaf flourish die is Cheery Lynn. on main image, flower centers were dotted with stickles and watering can was accented with a clear spica gel pen. washi tape, a doily, and pink satin ribbon complete the card.

have a great weekend whatever you do! :)

Challenges:
Aud Sentiments - anything goes
Art Impressions - use a doily
Crafting by Designs - use die cuts (MFT, Cheery Lynn, and Impression Obsession)
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes
Scrapper's Delight - anything goes w/summertime twist
Shabby Tea Room - polka dot love with flowers (polka dots are on the glassine envelope)
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Crafting for All Seasons - tic tac toe: pink, ribbon, square
Digi Choosday - punches and/or dies (both)
Fan-tastic Tues - anything square or rect. goes
Sailing Pineapple - nature calls
TTCRD - anything goes
Die Cut Divas - buttons and bows
Creative Craft Cottage - color inspiration
Craft-Dee Bow Z - anything goes w/handmade bow
Digi Sketch Ch - in the garden
Incy Wincy - summertime activities
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Hobbycutz - fave color combo (pinks, greens, and kraft)
Outlawz Twisted Thurs - anything goes with fun in the sun twist

24 comments:

Debbie said...

So cute -- jam packed with yummy embellies! Thanks for sharing with us at The Shabby Tea Room this week!

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Anything Goes” challenge & good luck in the draw…
Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

Barb said...

This is such a sweet card with a lovely design and choice of colors. Thanks for joining us at Crafting For All Seasons. Barb DT

Anita said...

Wow! Super cute!

Eileen Dobson said...

Such a pretty card and sweet image. Thanks for sharing it with us over at CCC Digi Creations.

Eileen Dobson said...

Whoops just put wrong challenge on my last comment.
Such a cute card and sweet image. Thanks for sharing it with us over at Creative Craft Cottage.

Arlene said...

What a fun card. Just love what you've done with the image - she's a garden gal for sure!

So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Barbara Bruder said...

Great card and like all the different papers and die cuts you used. Perfect for the gardening theme. Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month. Join us again soon. Hugs, Barbara

Billie A said...

Fun card and sweet image. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card.

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Fan-tastic Tuesday challenge 43 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

Pollard Carole said...

Beautiful card such a sweet image and beautiful design love the flowers and watering can. Thank you for joining Crafting by Designs Challenge Use Dies good luck Love and Happy Crafting Hugs Carole x DT

Karen C said...

Thanks for playing with us this week at Incy Wincy’s Summertime activities challenge! Hope to see your work in our next challenge!
Hugs,
Karen C

Wendy Russell said...

Absolutely beautiful, love the watering can and the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday. Wendy (DT).xx

Anet van Zyl said...

Your card is beautiful Jennifer, I love the pretty embellishments and your layout. Hugs Anet (Whimsy Teamie).

Sharon said...

Great card! Thanks for joining our challenge at The Sailing Pineapple!

TRACEY MO said...

Very cool card
Thanks for joining us at the sailing pineapple for our nature challenge.

Tracey dt

Dawn Lancaster said...

Gorgeous card Jennifer, I love the papers & all the pretty embellishments you've added!
Thanks for playing along with us at Crafting For All Seasons this time!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Sharon said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday xx

Diane Noble said...

What a sweet card, Jen! Lovely, perfectly placed embellies. Gorgeous card! Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at Word Art Wednesday this week. We always appreciate inspiring works of art and we are so glad you shared yours with us. May your week be blessed.
Diane Noble (DT-WAW)

Deonna Bemish said...

yep , i'm late commenting this week. Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing with TTCRD this week.

Paper Panda said...

Lovely card! Thanks for sharing at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge! Hope to see you again next week!
Mandy x (PPCC DT)

Caz s said...

This is lovely..Thank you for sharing with us at Penny's and good luck.

Caz xx PPC DT

Dawn Turley said...

a delightful card. Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas this month.