Monday, February 15, 2010

Flowers, Faith, and Teapots!!

Hello's always a great Monday when I can join in the CAS challenge on Splitcoast and how fun to be making Spring cards!!! Don't be shocked now...I made a no layer card...yikes!!! The flower image from Rubbernecker's Wildflower set #465 was stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black and colored with copics. Three buttons were added to the flower centers. The sentiment is from Rubbernecker's Floral Silhouette set #467. A large eyelet and the ribbon finish it off.
This is also for a few other challenges:
Pile it on - flowers
Cute Daisy May Challenge - bright and cheerful
Crafty Creations - friends theme
Totally Papercrafts Challenge - buttons and bows
Hand Full of Stamps - open
The Pink Elephant Challenge - use ribbon
Polka Doodles - use flowers, hearts, or both
Belli Challenge - ribbon

Stamps: Rubbernecker Floral Silhouette set #467, Rubbernecker Wildflower set 465,
Paper: White
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Large Eyelet, Ribbon, Copics

I made this card for the Featured Stamper challenge on Splitcoast yesterday. How exciting to open up the gallery and find Laurie (HamiltonGal) is the Features Stamper!!!! Laurie's gallery is sooo fabulous....I had such a hard time deciding which card to case!!! I finally chose her FS152...CASing ARdodd baby card because it was sooo pretty and since I wasn't able to play along in the FS152 challenge, I got to case both these wonderful stampers!!! The same basic layout was used but the colors, stamps, and theme were changes. I also changed the main image layers from round to oval. The cross from Clear Dollar Stamp's Peace for the Journey was stamped with Berry Sorbet and the sentiment was from the same set. I also ran the white background layer through the cuttlebug with the Dotted Swiss folder and used SU punches for the sentiment.
Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps Peace for the Journey
Paper: White, PTI Berry Sorbet, Memory Box dp
Ink: PTI Berry Sorbet
Accessories: Silver Pearls, SU Punches, Nestabilities, PTI Ribbon, Martha Stewart Scalloped Border Punch

I finally made it to the Mothermark's Teapot Tuesday Tea took me a day to gather up all the tea sets and then I got stuck on a slow boat that was headed to China...yikes!!!! Since we will be serving at least 42,000 teapotters and since Bodacious is a bull in a china closet, I figured we would need lots of china!! Get the whole story on da Mudder's blog....she has the scoop!!!Three rows of three inchies qualifies this for Splitcoast's Ways to Use it challenge, too!! The challenge was to use an odd number of things such as 1-3-5-7 brads, images, ribbons, etc. The Rubbernecker Coffee and Tea Inchies were all stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black and colored with Copics. I used my favorite dp, Sugar Rush by Basic Grey, and silver pearls, ribbons, and a clip finish it off.
Stamps: Rubbernecker Coffee and Tea Inchies
Paper: White, Almost Amethyst, Pumpkin Pie, Real Red, Certainly Celery, Basic Grey's Sugar Rush
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Silver Pearls, Nestabilities, Clip, Ribbons, Copics, Dimensionals


Rosanne said...

Very pretty cards!Thanks for piling it on!

Crystal said...

WOW Joan these are all beautiful cards....WOW!!!!!!! I LOVE how you did the ribbon on the first one FABULOUS!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful cards and I too love how you tied the ribbon on the first!! Wonderful work, thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations challenges!

Rose said...

all are fantastic, but the faith one blows me away!! :)

thanks for joining us on crafty creations this week for our Friends challenge :)

Maria Matter said...

These are all so beautiful Joan!!!

I really like the eyelets & ribbon with the bright colored flowers!

Blessings, Maria

Betty Wright said...

Joan, these are fabulous! Wonderful colors and designs! Lovley cards!

Jennifer said...

This is such a darling card! Thanks for joining us at PIO. Hugs!!

Rose Ann said...

Your one layer floral card is so pretty, Joan!! The colors really pop...and I love your ribbon treatment!! Your Faith card is so elegant, and I love that cross image!! Sweet, sweet tea party card!! I love all of those fun images and the colors you've used! Such wonderful cards!!

Katie said...

3 fabulous cards!
All are a little different from each and you have super style!
Thanks for playing at CDM :)

Connie said...

WOW! Love the flower card with no layers. So clean & crisp. Love the button placements too.

Linnie said...

Amazing collection of cards so beautifully made.
Thankyou for coming out to play with CDM this week

cabio's craft corner said...

These are bunch of wonderful cards to share Joan!!! I especially love the first one which is so bright and cheerful :o)

Sue said...

Hi Joan
wow what a gorgeous set of cards you have made, luv the flowers with the button detail the ribbon looks brill. Thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue,x

Debbie said...

all great cards but my favorite is the bright, happy card at the top! so cheerful

Linda . J said...

Gorgeous cards Joan and love your designs and details, the colours are beautiful.
Thank you for joining us over at CDM and hope you will join us next week.
Hugs Linda

Michele Spera said...

love the cluster of flowers and the added buttons!!thanks for joining us at CDM this week

Audrey said...

what beautiful cards! I love the buttons on the flowers and those teapots are so cute! Thanks for joining us at Pile It On.

Claire Phillips said...

Thanks for playing along with us in our friends challenge at Crafty Creations! Lovely projects - a great selection of cards! Cheers Claire x

Denise Marzec said...

Oh my gosh! These are all so beautiful Joan, but that first one....mmmmmm love LOVE how you did the ribbon!

Vicky said...

Love the simplicity of your no layer card. It's adorable! :)x

Unknown said...

All cards are just awesome, good luck with all your challenges, Joan, thank you so much for joining my challenge at CDM this week. Hugs Avril xxxx

Silke Ledlow said...

Joan...all three cards are absolutely gorgeous!!! I must admit the first CAS card made me gasp...I love it!!! I think you just enabled me to buy this Set :)!!! Hugs ~S~

pinky said...

Such an array of beautiful card, the one for CDM is just gorgeous, very bright and definitely cheerful. Thanks for sharing at CDM this week.

Betty Boo! said...

Wonderful cards! Great use of ribbon! Thank you so much for playing along with us this week at TPE!


Tricia said...

Wow, Joan! Wonderful cards. I just love the ribbon treatment on the top one!!

katesacraftybugger said...

great cards , thanks for joining us at polkadoodles this week.
hugs Kate x

LORi said...

WOWza!!! These are all gorgeous!!! WOW!!

Thanks for joining us at TPE this week!!


Kerry said...

I love all your cards, they are so bright and cheerful.Thanks for joining in at Polkadoodles this week.

Sheri Gilson said...

Fabulous cards!! I love the CAS design on the first!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at The Pink Elephant!!
Sheri-TPE DT

Valérie Goldenschue said...

your cards are fantastics.

Thanks for joining us at CDM this week.


I opened a new blog, here,, on which I shall like listing all the challenges, every day. Thanks for have a look.

Tip Top said...

Great cards - do like the teapots! Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

Fliss said...

Really lovely work. Thanks for joining in with the Polka Doodles hearts and flowers challenge.

Unknown said...

Super cute cards, thanks so much for playing along with HFOS.

Nancy in Iowa said...

These are all lovely. Especially LOVE the CAS white/floral card. It is a stunner!
Have a wonderful weekend.