Friday, April 6, 2012

Joan's Gardens Challenge #13

Can you believe it's nearly EASTER already??

Today I'm so excited to be playing another challenge at Joan's Gardens.  I tell you ... she & Selma keep coming up with the most FABULOUS challenge ideas!!

Here's what's happening this week:
  • Make a Tri-Shutter Card
  • Used more than one design paper
  • Use something dimensional
  • Use ribbon or lace
Well, I haven't made one of these fancy fold cards is AGES and was thrilled to be able to participate today!  All products used on this creation will be listed below.
I am SO THRILLED at how this came together!!
You can find all the instructions on Selma's Blog and check out her sample card ... FABULOUS!

Papers - Pink 12x12  cardstock, Scraps of white, pink & olive green cs, Colorbok 'Sorbet' 8x8 designer paper, FabScraps 'High Tea' 8x8 designer paper
Stamp - Impression Obsession
Accessories - PunchBunch 'Begonia Petals' punch, Marianne LR0156 leaf die, Cheery Lynn Designs B118 Pair of Ferns die, Martha Stewart Butterfly punch, Kaiser pink pearls, Satin ribbon, Bow Easy, Mauve Stickles, Green Stickles, Spellbinder classic & scallop circle dies, McGill Flower Making Kit, McGill black mat, Colorbox 'Berrylicious' ink,

Items highlighted in PINK were purchased at Joan's Gardens.

I hope you'll give Joan's challenge a try ... it's GREAT FUN and YOU could be the winner of a fabulous prize that she gives away each week!  Please be sure to CHECK IT OUT!

Other Challenges:
4 Crafty Chicks - Flowers
Digi Doodle Shop - Use something NEW  (FabScrap dp) & (Marianne leaf die)
PaperPlay Challenge - Shaped Cards
Sassy Studio Designs - At least 2 patterned papers & embellishments
Cooking It Up With Katie - Fun, Folds & Flowers
Crafts and Me Challenge - Butterflies & Bows
Divas by Design - Anything Goes (2nd entry)
Just Keep On Creating - Anything Goes

Thanks so much for stopping by today!
Now I guess I'd better get something DONE around the house or outdoors!
I could just PLAY all day!  LOL!!


Joan Fricker said...

Absolutely stunning...gorgeous..beautiful etc etc etc. You go girl!!! I love it. Great job.

Thanks so much for joining us at Joan's Gardens for our weekly challenge.


suzARTe said...

This card is really beautiful. I love the colour and lovely embellishments that you have used. This card would have taken you ages to make but it was certainly worth it.

Thanks so much for entering your lovely xard at Anything goes, Just keep on creating. I hhope you will continue to play along :)

Wishing you a Happy Easter

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is a wonderful project, thanks for sharing!
hey, there is a grab box up for grab, please come check it out -

Selma said...

Wow Darlene. This is one of the most beautiful tri-shutter cards I have ever seen!!!!! It is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us again this week in our challenge at Joan's Gardens.

sassy said...

wowzer your cards gorgeous dont htink i can do that sorrta card hunnie not that good at cutting as it dosnt help having a phobia for knives craft or other hahah.....but thanks for sharing this beauty hugs sassyx

Rose said...

Whew, Darlene . . . lovin' this pretty pink tri-shutter birthday card. It's just overloaded with goodness! So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps digi team's Butterflies and Bows challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Fabulous card.

Thanks for playing with Flowers for our challenge this week. Really cute cards.

Kasey ~ in Oz
Guest Designer @ 4CCC

Tammy said...

WOW Darlene this is absolutely stunning!! I love that fancy fold and your gorgeous details!! Thanks so much for your sweet comment! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter too!
Big Hugs, Tammy

Anne said...

What a stunning tri-shutter, looks like a lot of work but worth it to achieve this creation! Thank you for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week

Evette K. said...

FANTASTIC CARDS DAR!!!!!!! You just blew me away this am. Can not begin to tell u have beautiful I think you choice of papers was, and on and on. Thanks for the big, big inspiration to try these cards. evette k.

Kate said...

Stunning Card. Thank you so much for playing with us over at Sassy Studio Designs Dare to Be Sassy Thursday.


Krafty Hugzz Kenzi x said...

Wow, stunning shape
Love the pretty images,
Thanks for playing along at Paperplay this week
Kenz xx

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous, fab shape and love the flower...Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Wendy xx

Lori said...

Thank you for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks for our "Flowers" challenge! Beautiful card!

lalkygirl said...

wow wow wow what a stunning creation,love the fancy folds and the colours are wonderful
thanks for joining us at digi doodle shop and challenges
tracey x

Marina said...

What a pretty card!

Heather P said...

So many amazing details on this card, you did a really great job on this. It is really pretty! Thanks for linking up at 4 Crafty Chicks this week!
Heather P, Guest DT

sara said...

beautiful card love the fold thanks so much for joining us at crafts and me this week
hugs sara x x

Jenz Bitz 'n' Bobs said...

What a beautiful pretty card. Love the papers and card layout. Thanks for joining our Challenge at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges. Jenny DT x

Tamie said...

Gorgeous inspiration. Your rose is fabulous. Thanks for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Georgei said...

beautiful tri shutter card like very much the color

Nan G said...

Wow! You rocked this one out of the ballpark girl! Or would that be quarry?! LoL stunning absolutely stunning! Fab flower too!

Kathy said...

Wow, this is just stunning, such a complex fold and you've embellished to perfection. Beautifully done. Thanks for joining our challenge at SSD.

Nan G said...

Congrats! It's a winner!

Selma said...

Congratulations Darlene for being the winner of our challenge this week. Your card is gorgeous.

Karen W said...

Congratulations on winning at Joan's Garden, this is beautiful!!!

Kris Turner said...

Hi, Darlene:

Just saw this card - absolutely gorgeous! Great work and love the paper choice!