Thursday, January 22, 2009

A Little Sparkle and a Little Pop


Well, I am a little overwhelmed with this busy week! I know you all have weeks like that, where you seem to never make a dent in the pile of "to-do" or laundry, or in your responsibilities. It happens, doesn't it?

As many of you know, I will be leaving for California tomorrow (driving to the three hour away airport) to catch an early flight to LAX for the Craft and Hobby Association convention this week. I will be gone until Wednesday, but I hope to schedule some posts about some really fun things while I am gone, including what is happening at CHA. I will be highlighted some products I LOVE that you must try, and also showing you a fun challenge with the Hambo Design Team on Tuesday.

Today I have a monochromatic card with a pop of color to show you. My stamped sentiment is from He is Risen! by Our Daily Bread designs. I have really liked this set, and know that it will get a lot of use. My background paper is by Best Memories, which is a WalMart brand. I was really pleased with this pack of paper. It has some beautiful designs that are easy to embellish, while not overwhelming the card design. I added Diamond Stickles to my butterfly for a little pop of sparkle. The ribbon is from my hoarded stash of Burgundy Satin, which I wish Stampin' Up! would sell again. The pearls and white flowers are from Stampin' Up!'s Pretties Kit, and the white tulle flowers are from my stash of odds and ends.

I like how this turned out -- the sentiment is still the main focus of the card (layered on Nestabilities), but the burgundy adds a little pizazz!

Thanks for stopping by today! I don't know if I will be able to post a new project before I leave, so if not, have a great weekend!

20 comments:

  1. Oh Judy, that is just so elegant. Gorgeous ribbon, and I love the buterfly juxtaposed with that Scripture.
    Have a good trip, and enjoy CHA!!

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  2. WOW Judy!! This is so elegant and so very stunning!! :) TFS!!

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  3. Judy!!! Great card and love the colors. Walmart paper, huh. Must check that out. Have a safe trip to CHA!!! I can hardly wait to see some of the pics of the goodies there. Have fun!!!

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  4. Oh my gosh...this is so awesome!! It is my new favorite from you!!!

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  5. This is beautiful! TFS and have a great time at CHA.

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  6. This card is so beautiful. Yes, elegant is the right word. Love it. You do amazing work.

    I'll be praying for safe travels for you...starting right now!

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  7. OH this is just GORGEOUS! Love that pop of color from the ribbon! Have a fabulous time!!! Can't wait to hear all about it! :)

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  8. Judy...this is GORGEOUS!! I love the monochromatic theme with the rich ribbon!! WOW!!

    See ya in Southern CA!! Woot!

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  9. What an elegant card. I like the monochromatic look with that pop of red.

    I wish I could go to CHA. Have fun.

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  10. Wow Judy!! I love this card. The placement of the butterfly and the designer paper is perfect without taking away from the sentiment!!! Have a safe trip to CA and have fun at CHA. Can't wait to see the projects you make there and hear all about it.

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  11. Very elegant Judy, love the satin ribbon and yes it does pop!

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  12. Good for you Judy! I can't imagine how much fun CHA would be...and certainly leaving frigid NE in January would be enjoyable too.

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  13. Beautiful card! I love the monochomatic color scheme with that pop of burgandy ribbon. Beautiful embellishments too. Have fun at CHA! I love your new header!

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  14. Awesome card Judy and love the colors you used!!!

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  15. Judy, LOVE this! So soft and such a wonderful layout and colors to accent this beautiful sentiment! Wonderful!

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  16. This is absolutely georgeus!! Love the "clean" style.
    Hugs, YVonne.

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