Thursday, June 10, 2010

Bloom Where You're Planted ...

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Happy Thursday crafty stampers!

Today's card project was created in a New York minute for the current "Craft Your Passion" blog challenge. The challenge is a "recipe" challenge and called for the use of just one designer paper and exactly three brads. For all of the challenging deets, clicky HERE.

Here's the super-simple, one DP, three brad card I created:

For the ginormous view of my card, clicky on the photo ... and for all the crafty product info, check out the Card Recipe, below.

Soooooooo, last night I had to make a quick run over to Sheila's. When I got there, I slipped into her house through the back door ... which is almost always unlocked.

"We're in here!" Sheila called out to me.

I found them on the couch in the family room, Sheila's head leaning against the crook of her DH's arm. Awwwwww, cute!

Suddenly her cell phone beeped.

It was a text message from her DH: "Move."

Thanks so much for spending part of your busy day with me!

~Hugs,


Today's Challenges:

Card Recipe:
  • Card Stock: "Chocolate Chip" Card Stock by Stampin' Up
  • Designer Paper: Paperie Mocha by Making Memories
  • Stamps: Sentiment Stamps from Set by PTI
  • Ink: "Soft Suede" Dye Ink by Stampin' Up
  • Accessories: Brad Pitts by American Crafts
  • Finished Size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" (Side-Folded)
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26 comments:

BonnieRose said...

Beautiful.... I hv this circle page ... just might hv to try this.. beautiful!

LeAnne said...

Gorgeous----your card rocks!

Sharli said...

Wonderful card! I LOVE how the circle looks on a card! The little row of brads makes it perfect.

Crystal said...

I love that saying Deb...How you used these papers look BEAUTIFUL!!! Another fabby card girl!!!

aussiescrapper said...

May be simple you say, but you have this knack of making the most gorgeously elegant cards, that mm patterned paper scollop (or did you do the scollop) is just perfect and the 3 brads in that corner, just sets it off, cardmaking is definately an art. You nail it dear friend.

Tina said...

Wonderfully sweet and simple.

Tineke said...

Gorgeous card! So simple but so elegant:) Thank you for joining us at CYP this week.

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Gorgeous card!! Love the colors!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ACLP this week!!
Sheri-ACLP DT

Ann said...

Mmm, gorgeous card, Deb! I love the simplicity!

Zoechaos said...

Fabulous card yum colours new colour soft suede it great, been using it myself this afternoon. Thank you for joining us at TT this week.

Ildiko said...

This is soooooo elegant. Simply gorgeous. Thx playing along with TT this week
hugs
Ildiko

Chris said...

gorgeous! love the half circle! very cool look on your card!

p.s. i hate texting...lol

Lauretta See said...

Deb this is gorgeous!!!!! you say simple... i say STUNNING :) i love it... thank you for playing with us this week on craft your passion. Wish to see you often :)

Good luck!

Claudine Poch said...

Very pretty with a nice layout! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.

PatR said...

Love your fabulous creation and thanks for joining us at TT this week.
xx

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Absolutely gorgeous card! Thank you for being part of the challenge at A Crafty Little PLace. I hope to see you back soon.

Smiles!
Gwen DTC @ A Crafty Little Place

Mags said...

What a great card and so simple. Great color scheme too!

Stephanie said...

Beautiful card! I love how elegant it is. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion this week. We hope to see you again.

Karen B. said...

Fantastic layout and colors!

Velta said...

Did anybody ever tell you that your "not right?" Your stories make me laugh...and I am sure many others laugh also...your card is lovely as always!

Maria Matter said...

Beautiful, I love the rich look of dark chocolate! :)
fabby design Deb!!!
HUGS!

Nady said...

very nice card!
thank you for joining CYP this week
hugs
Nadyne xx

LORi said...

Gorgeous Deb!! Thanks for sharing with ACLP this week!!

Crafty HUGS - LORi

Cara said...

Great card, Deb!! Thanks for sharing with ACLP!!
Cara ACLP DT

Elena said...

This card is so elegant, Deb! I love these three brads you added!

Michelle said...

Bloomin' marvellous you could join us at Tuesday Taggers this week with a such a flowery entry!
x Michelle