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.  :)


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

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

  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. :) :)

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

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

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

  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.

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

  9. gorgeous cards! And congrats!!

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

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

    The butterfly card is neat too :)

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


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