Friday, May 21, 2010

Raise the Bar...

A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others. -Frank Morgan
My recent Mother's Day card was chose as one of the Top 3 at Raise the Bar and I get to be a Guest Bar-Tender this week! I was so excited to have my card picked...and who doesn't want to Bar-Tend for a week!?!?!?!

This week's challenge is to be inspired by your favorite Purse, Tote Bag or Handbag...you can even find one on the internet if you don't have one that calls out to you "Make me into a Card!!!"

I have had this little woven tote for Years as my Summer bag...I think I got it for $12 at Target!!! I love the little line of beaded flowers!

I didn't have beads, so I just added Stickles to make them shimmer and shine. The sketch for this week's Fall to Layout was Perfect for this inspiration piece so I used that for my layout...

Supplies:
Stamps: Flowers (Imaginisce,) Sentiments (Stampavie)
Paper: Kraft, Cream, Perfect Plum
Ink: Perfect Plum, Copics
Misc: Stickles, Ribbon

Challenges:
Raise the Bar: Inspiration, Purses!
Fall to Layout #90:
Clearly iStamp: Flowers
Kaboodle Doodles: Monochromatic
PaperTake Weekly: Flowers
ABC Challenge: Unused Stash (I have had this stamp for Ages and never inked it until today!)

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9 comments:

  1. Beautiful!!!! Love the beautiful sparkly flowers. Love the colors and layers. Great card!

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  2. Hey love! this turned out really beautiful! Hugs,

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  3. This is a beautiful, clean, fresh and striking card. Lovely. Thanks for playing with us at Kaboodles. x

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  4. Oh, I love your card and your bag!! Great inspiration!!

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  5. Congratulations on being in the top three.

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  6. very pretty
    Thanks for joining us in our monochrome challenge this week at Kaboodle Doodles,
    Hugs
    Angie

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  7. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Clearly iStamp this month.

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  8. Such a wonderful set! I love this card, too - so cheery. I need to get busy! Iflorist.co.uk

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