Sunday, September 19, 2010

A Blessing For You

It's been such a busy/crazy two weeks for me...and the work just isn't slowing down. Which means the time I have to craft most certainly is! :( But I'm still managing to get a few minutes in my scrap room from time to time. :)

I was determined to get my "card lifting" project finished before tomorrow...and yes, after about two hours I came up with something I could live with. Honestly sometimes a card that seems to have such an easy layout turns into such a challenge to lift!!! I had the basic idea of what I was trying to create from the beginning, but when I sat down to actually DO IT, it was frustrating!

I cut out all the layers, and then fell blank!!! I went on the computer to try to come up with a verse or image to put into the center of my frame, when I came across some word art I was working on last week. I love this particular verse -- it's just perfect for any occasion! I added the butterfly image...and coloured it all green to match with my purple/green card. But when I added it to the card, I sat there thinking, "This card is soooooooooooo flat! It's sooooooooo boring!!!"

I looked around my scrap table...and saw some pre-made daisy flowers. I added one to the corner just to see what it would look like...and loved it! :) I also used up some bling from my stash for the flower "leaves" and added some greeen peals to make the corners just a little more interesting! :)

It's definitely not the fanciest card I've ever made, but it's growing on me. :) All it takes is some imagination...and you never know where you'll end up! :)

I Did It Creations -- Keep it Simple
The 3 Muses -- The Printed Word
Secret Crafter -- Anything Goes


  1. Bling for leaves....I love it. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

  2. Your final touches did make a huge difference to the card wich turned out to be everything but boring! Thanks for joining the challange at IDIC this week!

  3. The flower and bling did give it just the final touch it needed. Thank you for sharing at the Three Muses.

  4. Gorgeous card and a beautiful sentiment...
    Thanks for joining our special launch challenge at SCSC, and good luck with the draw

  5. Just the right amount of bling! It's perfect! Thanks for playing with us at IDIC this week!

  6. Great sentiment!! Pretty card. Thanks for joining our challenge at I Did It Creations!

    Katja (IDIC-DT)

  7. this is a lovely card, such a wonderful sentiment you've used. Thanks for joining in our Keep it Simple challenge this week at I Did it Creations! Gemma :)

  8. Beautiful card.

    Thank you for joining us at IDIC :)

    Hugs Gurkiss

  9. What a great project, I love it!
    Thanks so much for joining our Keep it Simple at IDIC!


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