Wednesday, March 16, 2011

{my card is on tv}

You just never know what you're going to come across while strolling through the blogosphere!  While looking through the CREATE: blog to find this week's card challenge, I found this card I had made, and was published in the February issue of CARDS, featured on a CreaTV segment!  It was used as inspiration for fellow blogger Jen Hadfield to make a home decor project!  Knock me over with a feather!  :) 

Follow Your Heart

Once I got over the excitement, (oh who am I kidding, I'm still giddy!)  I found the card challenge post!  The challenge is to use 10 buttons on a card.  I used the wonderful Card Patterns Sketch 106 to create my card for both challenges.  The wooden butterfly is a couple years old, even though the wood veneer stuff is all the rage now.  I scored the butterfly in a package along with 3 flowers at the Dollar Store for, you guessed it, one dollar!  :)  I lightly sprayed  it with Lemon Meringue Glimmer Mist.  It is lovely in real life, although the photos don't do it justice. 

Life is Good

Here is a close-up, you can see a little of the sparkle:

I used some of the new MME Stella and Rose papers that my friend, Val sent me last week.  I love every sheet in the 6x6 pad, the patterns are so much more appealing to me on the smaller scale! I also used an SRM Sticker, "life is good", a doily, buttons and then added a little machine stitching.

The Paper Variety has a wonderful new sketch challenge up on the blog today!  It's my off week, so I get to play!  I'm almost done with my layout, so I will probably post it tomorrow.

Happy Wednesday, friends.  Hope happiness finds you today.  :)

12 comments:

  1. How exciting!!!Your card is absolutely lovely. I can see why they used it for inspiration.

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  2. yeah Jan congrats!!! I'm giddy for you!!!! and LOVE Your card too

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  3. Jan!!! That is so totally cool!!! I think they should've given you a shout out though! Your bird card is fab! Love this sweet new creation as well!! I have been so drawn to yellow lately - this card feels so warm & happy. :) :)

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  4. How cool! LOVE that bird card! Love yoru new card too! I'm diggin' yellow these days.

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  5. Thats so awesome congrats!!! Well deserved your cards are beautiful!

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  6. Wow love both of your cards but especially that one for cardpatterns. That colorcombo is devine. Glad you joined us at cardpatterns.

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  7. Gorgeous cards Jan! Love that little wreath you made out of buttons. SUCH a cute idea. So glad you could play along with us on Card Patterns.

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  8. Woohoo Jan!! What an fabulous achievement! Congratulations!
    Love your card and you certainly did those little papers justice! Beautiful!

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  9. gorgeous cards! And congrats!!

    I'm always looking for some card inspiration, I think I found it ... :)

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  10. That is SOO very cool Jan!! I love that big bird :)

    The butterfly card is neat too :)

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  11. Oh YAY for you!! Love both of your cards. You're so fab! Thanks for all the inspiration.

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If you want to be happy, be.

~Leo Tolstoy