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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Make Up Tuesday

Good morning everyone....I have a few cards that I made this last weekend that I haven't had a chance to upload. It seems that the weekend just flew by...we had to spend most of Saturday at a funeral and Sunday was spent getting Valentines ready to deliver today. I have to work tomorrow and will spend all day Wednesday at a conference....yikes...I thought I was retired...LOL!!! Anyway.....enough whining....
I made this wedding card for Saturday's Inspiration challenge on Splitcoast. The site Stef picked out was called Santa Barbara Chic...it specializes in design and wedding inspiration.
I took my inspiration from these beautiful pink ruffled shoes. The Layers of Color Touch of Elegance damask set was used to create the background, the sentiment was from LOC's Sent With Love, and the flowers were LOC's Floweret. All the images were stamped with Fresh Snow onto Pink Pirouette and embossed with white ep. Lace, a pearl flourish, Prima Flower, and gold cording finished it off.
Recipe:
Stamps: Layers of Color Art Stamps Sent with Love, Floweret, Touch of Elegance
Paper: Pink Pirouette
Ink: PTI's Fresh Snow
Accessories: Prima Flower with brad, Lace, Gold cording, White ep, Nestabilities


I made this card for Sunday's Featured Stamper Challenge on Splitcoast to honor Charlene (Willow01). I took my inspiration from Charlene's Happy Birthday Bird card....I kept the polka dots and altered the layout just a little, changed the stamps to Kim Hughes' Paper Smooches Falling For You set, and changed the theme to a Valentine. The little monster was stamped on the My Minds Eye Bloom & Grow "Grow" Lots of Dots dp and the same paper was used for the scallop layers. The ribbon and tiny sparkly heart finish it off
Recipe:
Stamps: Paper Smooches Falling for You
Paper: Kraft, My Minds Eye dp
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Ribbon, Heart Sticker, EK success Scallop Border Punch

This is another card I made for the Featured Stamper Challenge on Splitcoast. Charlene's gallery was so wonderful I just had to case another card!!! I cased her You are Simply the Best card...I kept the same basic layout but changed the stamps to Rubbernecker's Stamp Oasis Special Delivery and sentiment stamp. I also changed the colors and theme to a Valentine. The cute little boy was colored with copics and paper pieced with stampin Up dp....the heart was hand cut. Thanks to Charlene's gallery, I finished my little boy Valentines and they were all delivered yesterday...Whoohoo!!!
Recipe:
Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamp Oasis Little Lovins Special Delivery and RN sentiment
Paper: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Stampin up! dp
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Ribbon, Copics, Top Note
Thanks for stopping by today....I hope you have a great day!!!!!

18 comments:

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

My goodness you were busy!!! What great cards and I love that each one is different. The first card is jaw dropping gorgeous!

*Vicki* said...

WOWZER!! Joan, that top card is just GORGEOUS!! I love it!! You other two creations are so sweet and yummy too!! TFS! HUGS

Tammy said...

Sweet valentines but the top card is absolutely beautiful. What a thrill for a bride and groom to receive such a keepsake.

Tammy said...

Sweet valentines but the top card is absolutely beautiful. What a thrill for a bride and groom to receive such a keepsake.

Carole of Brum said...

You're such a busy bee, Joan, I can't believe how many cards you make! Now, all three are fabulous as per usual, but the first one is OUTSTANDING!!! So sophisticated and beautiful, has to be up there with my all-time faves. Well done you! CoB

Jackie said...

Another awesome array of cards Joan! My fave is that first one...it's truly beautiful! TFS!!!

Chriss Blagrave said...

Love that lacey flower and oh so elegant wedding card Joan!
btw, I saw your other beautiful Mr. & Mrs. elegant wedding card in the latest PaperCrafts magazine...CONGRATULATIONS!

Cindy said...

I love the cards! The monster card is too stinkin' cute; great colors too. Your work is so inspiring - love it!

Stampvanwinkle said...

Hi Joan,
Great cards girlie, You've been busy. I just love your wedding card. So soft and beautiful!!

Have a good day.

Hugs and Blessings,
Deb

bsgstamps4fun: Barb Gault said...

Wonderful cards....each unique and for a different occasion but each wonderful!
You certainly can inspire creativity in others...I really needed it!

Crystal said...

WOOWEEE Joan another AWESOME post girl, these are soooooo wonderful and sooo different, waht another fabulous and inspirational post!!!! Hope you are having a great week!! Hugs1

Jerri Jimenez said...

How do you do so many girl . . . Let's see, we've got dreamy gorgeous, totally adorable and then Oh so cute! I wish I could create as fast as you . . . LOL . . . and they're all so fabulous, each genre is perfectly executed!

Rae said...

Hi Joan, Each of your cards is so different! The first one is delicate and pretty, The second one is happy and the third one is sweet. Each relays a different mood. I like. Wow. Thanks for sharing!

Shawna said...

Joan, I love all your cards, as always, but that pink wedding card is breathtaking! Simply gorgeous!

Bev J. said...

Now those were some fluffy shoes! Pretty card you made from the inspiration.

Dawn B. said...

Gorgeous wedding card.. What a pretty embossing. I love the sweet Valentines cards. They are so cute. Great job. Hope you have a slow down.

Denise Marzec said...

Totally SWOONING over that pink wedding card. Oh my goodness, so soft and feminine!

Joanne (jojot) said...

the wedding card is gorgeous in the pinks and whites.....and the others...well they are too cute for words