Tuesday, February 1, 2011


Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope your week is going exceptionally well!!! Except for a little rain(thank heavens no snow and ice) everything here is marvelous!!! I am feeling so wonderfully WELL that I could almost turn a cartwheel if I wasn't afraid of breaking my OLD neck!!!! hahaha!!

Today begins a new challenge over at Really Reasonable Ribbon's Ramblings, where we were asked to use RED/PINK/WHITE and the challenge is sponsored by the marvelous Wild Orchid Crafts, my very favorite place for all things FLOWER!!!! Thank you so much WOC!!! I hope you will all come over and join in with us for a chance to win a magnificent prize!!!!

For my challenge card I used Bazzill for the base, all matting is PTI, and the DP is from the Annalee Collection by Prima--just love the muted, soft colors in this stack. All panels are machine stitched before placing a white paper lace doily on the base. I used that darling little Tilda with Heart Lace from Magnolia-licious, stamped her on X-Press It Blending Card and colored her with Copics adding a touch of Star Dust Stickles for the lace. The horizontal is made with ribbons/trims from the Really Reasonable Ribbon shop: 7/8" Red Organza topped with 3/4" Pink Satin Pleated Trim and adding a double flat bow of 5/8" Pink Sheer Ruffle Edge Ribbon made with the Bow Easy Tool and dangling a silver heart charm. The floral treatment is from Wild Orchid Crafts: 25mm Wild Rose and 20mm Open Roses resting on MS punched out branches. I also added several Pearl Heart Pins to match the string of hearts Tilda is holding and pearl pins from my stash. The front was finished with more pearls from WOC to soften all corners. Little Tilda is looking up at the heart pins as if to ask, "How did I miss those 3 red hearts for my string??? hahahahahah

The inside of my card uses basically the same materials as the front. On the first panel I used the same ribbon treatment and merely added a tiny White Heart Shaped Bead on the bow. On the second panel I used a larger white paper doily, triple Nesties, another bow with bead, and all around the doily I also used heart beads.

I hope you like my little card and will decide to join with us at the RRR Challenge this time!

Thank you all so much for your sweet comments and for your visit to me! But we are letting Mr. Random.org decide the winner from what the little blue froggy reported...so... the WINNER of this basket of PINK goodies is....

220. Lynne from Scotland!!!! Congratulations, Lynne! I hope you enjoy it!!! Please send me your mailing address before Wednesday, February 2 at midnight EST so that I can get your package out to you!!

New BLUE SWEET STUFF for my Followers As I promised you, I have made 4 of these desk ensemble baskets and today's SWEET STUFF is the BLUE one...the next one will be a GREEN one and I have another PINK one...so keep on the lookout! The basket is simply decorated with eyelet laces and blue polka dot ribbon and a blue gardenia but is filled with Shabby Chic journal, sticky notes, 8 note cards, 8 enclosure cards, twisted note pad, pen, and rhinestones along with an assortment of blue ribbons and a Tilda Playing Violin! But oh my gosh I forgot the 3 bunches of blue mulberry roses which will be included!!! What do you think of this one??? Just leave your info with Mr Froggy below and you know how much I would appreciate your letting your blogging friends know about it by placing it on your sidebar and linking back to me!!! The cut-off for this SWEET STUFF will be Sunday, February 6, at midnight EST!

Thank you so much for dropping by to spend a moment or two in my little world and I hope you will decide to come back often! It is always such a joy to see you here! Have a beautiful day!! Sending a hug right out to YOU!!!


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Anonymous said...

WOW What an Awesome Card.This Blue Sweet Stuff Giveaway is just so Beautiful. I have just been fortunate enough to get a Craft room instead of the little Craft Corner that I had in the Dining Room. It is Decorated in BLUE and White. BLUE being my Favorite color for as long as I can remember. I have no Decor Items yet so this would look perfect. Please Mr Random remember my No:
Kind Regards,
Bev. L.........

Trish said...

Gorgeous card using one of my favourite stamps. I'm sooo very happy to read you are feeling good just now- long may it continue my friend.
Big hugs,
Trish x

Fra said...

Simply wonderfull this card!
And thanks for the candy!

Linny said...

Love your cards. thank you for the chance of winning such lovely goodies too. Linda

crucifax2 said...

siempre que puedol, paso a ver sus lindos trabajos, me encanta lo bonitas que deja sus tarjetas. y lo elegantes que son ...
un saludo cruci

annieb said...

Lovely card as always, and the blue and white basket is awesome. Thanks for the chance.

Aluap said...

I love the card you made, adorable! Thank you for the chande to win this cute candy :)

paperpapier said...

What a brilliant idea to use doily on the inside panel ...it looks so lovely and romantic. Love the sweet stuff...thank you so much for sharing.
Wishing you fruitful week ahead.
warm hugs,

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