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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Thank You Garden Fence

Coffee of the Day - Sweet Potato

still working at making cards off of my long list to get sent out. then was reminded by several friends that I haven't made even ONE Christmas card yet this year. holy schmoleys, normally I have made at least a dozen by this time! so more cards to add to my personal 'honey do' list. grins!


anyhow, today's card uses an image by From the Heart as well as their current sketch challenge. papers are from the Basic Grey Vivienne collection, which just so happens to be part of one of the blog candies I'm giving away! I hope you have entered! :)

main image die is Spellbinders, watering can & leafy branch dies are Impression Obsession, pink ruffle ribbon is May Arts, sentiment sticker is SRM, little flowers are Prima, all buttons except big brown one are vintage, and ticket is from my stash.

faux stitching was added to all decorative paper, and stickles was added to Prima flower centers as well as the hyacinths.


Challenges:
From the Heart - sketch 106 w/twist of 2 word sentiment
DRS Designs - Bloomin' Beautiful
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - spooled items (twine & ribbon)
Fan-tastic Tues - stitching (faux)
Creative Card Crew - sentiment
Die Cuttin' Divas - Garden month with dies
Inky Chicks - stitching (faux)
Loves Rubberstamps - add flowers
Papertake Weekly - cute as a button
TTCRD - anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - anything goes with a twist of spring
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Eureka - buttons and bows
Incy Wincy - fake it (faux stitching)
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Mema's Crafts - use a die or punch (Spellbinders & Impression Obsession dies)
Not Just Cards - anything goes
613 Avenue Create - anything goes w/optional diamond twist
A Gem of a Challenge - spring is in the air
The Stamping Boutique - spring
Wags 'n Whiskers - flowers

42 comments:

CA Scrapper said...

That is so pretty. Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

Leslie

Joan B said...

love that little watering can!!! I haven't made any Christmas cards yet either but I will, soon. I hope

Edwina said...

Now to comment on your card which what I came to do. I love this fence image. It is very pretty. I love the watering can and flowers you added to your card. the pretty paper is like the garden continued. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

Nancy said...

Super cute, Jennifer! It's a great image and that watering can is the perfect embellishment. I like all the buttons too! :o)

Anita said...

This is stunning! Not sure if I have said Thank You for your card. I love and treasure it. It was a great bright spot in my day. Hugs and prayers your coffee buddy

valerija said...

Very lovely card.

ursula Uphof said...

Love his card. The buttons, twine, diecuts, everything. Hugs, Ursula

Gaby Dierx said...

This is really pretty, Jennifer, well done!!!
Thank you for your lovely comment and following my blog...:-)
Have a nice weekend, hugsss Gaby

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous image here Jennifer and love the delightful added goodies.xx

Cristina - La Marmotta Creativa - said...

Very Nice card!!!!!Thanks for joining us at Love To Scrap!
Hugs,
Cristina :-)

Jennifer Bradley said...

Hi Jennifer, such a pretty card, nice design and embellishments. Thanks for joining our challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty and we hope you will join us again soon. Jennifer DT member

downrightcrafty said...

beautiful
Hugs Kate xx

Em Louise Fairley said...

Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create and I hope you'll join us again soon.

Hugs,
Em AKA Creative Em
613 Avenue Create DT

cotnob said...

This is a lovely bright and summery card Jennifer, such pretty papers and your little watering can and flowers are so sweet.
Have a lovely weekend.
Pauline
x

Amy Ottmers said...

Such a cute card!!! Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy Designs, good luck!!! Amy DT

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Love to Scrap, good luck!!! Amy DT

KT Fit Kitty said...

Wow, this is absolutely beautiful! Love the gorgeous image, expertly coloured, and that cute little watering can with the flowers. Great use of buttons too!

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Lovely card Jennifer!! The flowery paper in gorgeous!!! Beautiful image too.
have a great weekend!!
Hugs,Sandra

Michelle said...

This card fits to spring. The gardening season is beginning.
Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination.
Hope we see you again and good luck.
xxx Michelle (DT)

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card love the colour choice and your card design. Thanks for joining us at PG, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxx

Stef H said...

look at all those challenges. you remind me of desire forte (doing life). she can find a gazillion challenges for 1 card too!

anyway, your card is absolutely stunning! i love all the embellishments and, of course, the colors. you are definitely queen of PINK.

have a fabulous weekend.

hugs :)

vinita jain said...

Such a wonderful creation in bright colors! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a wonderful comment:)

Helene Siermans said...

Wow, Love this Jennifer! That water can is wonderful. Love the glitter on the flower on the image too. You are a texture Queen I thing. Love all the different textures on your cards!

Nick

Cynthia said...

This is adorable, Jennifer. Great take on this week's sketch. Love the little watering can embellishment with the sweet fence.

crafty said...

Love this. The watering can and flowers go so well with the image. Thank you for joining us at Eureka Stamps. Mary

Jan Ltc said...

This is fab thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan DT

Rhonda Miller said...

This is so pretty.

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGosh the little watering can full of flowers next to your sweet image, is so perfect. Love this. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Julie Odil said...

This is very pretty! I love that ti watering can! Thanks for joining our Buttons and Bows challenge this week at Eureka Stamps. Julie, DT member

karalschuknecht said...

Wonderful card, I love the watering can with the flowers. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps for our Button & Bows Challenge. Karal DT

Michelle said...

What a great card! Love everything about it!! Thanks for joining us this week at From The Heart Stamps :)

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

Your card is so stunning Jennifer. I just love that fence and the flowers are very pretty. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this fortnight. Thanks for visiting my blog the other day and leaving some love :)

Fondly,
Asmah
TTCRD DT
Qinaahana Arts and Crafts {My Blog}

Penny said...

Fab take on the sketch, Jen! Really love your sweet image, the little floral embellies, and the pretty paper you chose for this! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Stephanie said...

Very cute, thanks for playing with us at FTHS last week.

Helen said...

Gorgeous card - love all the details you've added

Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

Helen x

Shelia said...

OH I really like this!!! Beautiful flowers and I love the watering can filled with them!! Thank you for playing along with DRS Designs this week!

Ro Donner said...

Really cute card. Nice bright colors! Thanks for playing along with us at Wags 'N Whiskers.
Ro - DT Member WNW

Bad Kitty said...

very pretty card

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Use spooled items” challenge over at Penny’s. Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Come and Get It)


PS: Sorry for the late comment. I’ve had a really busy week at work…

Tammy Cochrane said...

Very pretty... Nice country feel :)
Thanks for joining us on Love To Scrap Challeng blog. Best of luck with your entry!

Annette Reed said...

Your watering can is the perfect element for this card. I love it! Your card is lovely. Thanks for sharing it at Love to Scrap.

wannabcre8tive said...

A very cute card and so perfect for Spring and Summer. Gardening time is upon us.