Friday, February 6, 2009

Embellishment Pile-up! Who Doesn't Want To?


Yesterday's SCS Ways To Use It Challenge 204 called for us to layer our embellishments. I chose to make a flower out of a silk hydrangea I bought at Hobby Lobby to take apart and put on cards. I have had all the blossoms in a drawer for a long time, and decided to use some of them today. My background paper is by Basic Grey, I believe, although it was in a pile of scraps and I don't really remember! The ribbon is from the last bit of Chocolate Chip Satin that Stampin' Up! sold awhile back. I love this ribbon and am looking for a replacement!

My tag is from the office supply store. I stamped it with Stampin' Up!'s Old World Map (retired) and then used a sentiment from Keep My Lamp Burning (Our Daily Bread designs). SCS Limited Supply Challenge 206 was to use a sentiment as your focal point and only stamp. Martha Stewart helped me punch my branches and the Fleur de lis is from my chipboard stash. I inked it up with Versacolor Umber. It repeats a design in the background of the tag. A little hardware in the center of the flower (also from my stash - unknown vendor!) and my embellishments are all piled up!

Stamps: Keep My Lamp Burning (ODBD), Old World Map (SU!)
Paper: Rose Red, Close to Cocoa, Basic Grey DP
Ink: Close to Cocoa, Rose Red, Chocolate Chip, Versacolor Umber
Accessories: hydrangea flowers, hardware, chocolate satin ribbon, chipboard, tag, Martha Stewart branch punch

22 comments:

  1. Judy, this is so gorgeous!! WOW!! Love your earthy colors and details! TFS!

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  2. Beautiful! Who would have thought a plain ol' tag could look so gorgeous!

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  3. Fabulous card as always Judy! love the colors and the layout...tfs!!!

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  4. Awesome card! I love that flower with the color combo! It is really very pretty.

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  5. So gorgeous Judy - I love how your flower turned out!

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  6. Holy Smokes Judy! This is GORGEOUS!!! I love it girl!

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  7. Rich and beauitful Judy! I love the flower and that ribbon you know I love. :0)

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  8. Gorgeous, Judy! So glad you took that flower out of the drawer and put it exactly where it should go!

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  9. This is very pretty! Love all the details, and that background DP is gorgeous!

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  10. Beatiful Judy!! I love the collage-y look!!
    --Becca

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  11. This is beautiful Judy!! I love the paper!! And your flower is gorgeous! Love the collage you created!!

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  12. Beautiful Judy!! Love the earthy collage look!! The hydrangea is a beauty!

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  13. Oh Judy...this is beautiful!!! Love all the little elements and the warm rich colors!!

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  14. Super card, beautiful layout and colors

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  15. Judy; this is just gorgeous, love the colors and the scripture.

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  16. Judy, this is gorgeous! Love the colors, dp and the awesome layering for the challenge!

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  17. This ROCKS!!
    Although it is not a MOTR (Middle Of The Road) card--it is FABULOUS!! The verse is still the focus but MARVELOUSLY embellished!!

    Beautiful, Judy!

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  18. This is beautiful Judy!! That flower is so pretty!!

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  19. This card is the most fabulous thing I have seen in ages. You are incredibly talented!

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