Tuesday, January 7, 2014

See What Happens!

Hello blogging friends!

As my title suggests, See What Happens with it's Cold & Snowy Outside!?!
I bombard you with card making creations!  
LOL!

Today I've made a card for the Outlawz Monday 'Greetings Challenge' - My Sentiments Exactly ... the theme is to use one of your FAVORITE sentiments!  That is exactly what I've done here along with a cute little 'pocket' design.


The design paper I chose to use today is from the Graphic45 'Secret Garden' collection.
I was going through some old Christmas cards and found this card front 

 which I tore apart to use as a template but then cut it wrong ... dang!  So my card front ended up a little different ... but you will be seeing one 'like this' coming to my blog soon!  LOL!

Since this particular challenge is about my 'favorite' sentiment, I immediately reached for this sentiment stamp by Stamping Sensations!  I've used it over & over on various projects and have heard a lot of positive feedback at my craft shows when someone picks up a card, altered tablet or whatever else I have used it on.

I have kept the inside of this card blank so I can write a note to my 'friend' when the weather breaks.  OR, maybe I should write it now and give her some hope for nice weather ahead (MONTHS from now, Uuugh!) 

A few additional challenges:
Cards and More #97 - Anything Goes (C5)
Craft-Dee BowZ January - Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
Craft Your Passion - Fancy Borders/Edges
Scrapping Everyday Miracles - Friends Forever


Thanks for stopping by and I hope you've enjoyed this little creation.
Do you belong to the Outlawz group?
What is your favorite sentiment?
Please come share!

As always . . .




Recipe:

Papers:  White cs, Bazzill Basics 'butter' dp from Archivers, Graphic45 Secret Garden dp & chipboards
Accessories:  Cheery Lynn Designs 'Anastasia' border die, MS 'Floral Vine' border die, gold Stickles, green organza ribbon, Memento 'bamboo leaves' ink, sponge dauber

21 comments:

  1. I adore your cards with pockets and tags. Hot Cocoa Hugs and Safe From Storms...

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  2. Very pretty. I love the idea of a tag inside a card. Thank you for joining us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles.

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  3. Pretty cards Diane. Great colors too!
    Joan

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  4. Like your card better than the one you were trying to copy! Its so delicate, and the words are super.

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  5. I absolutely am loving this card! the papers are lovely and the sentiment is too! thanks for joining us over at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

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  6. Love love love the pocket. What a beautiful card.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at SEM

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  7. Beautiufl card Dar...very creative my friend..nice to see the pretty "sunshiney" yellow colors!!! You are on a roll...keep on it...love seeing your beautiful designs!!

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  8. How cute. I love the pull out tag. Thanks for joining use this month over at SEM DT AJ-

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  9. This is stunning and I love the verse too. Thanks for joining us at CYP! HUgsxx

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  10. I'm also doing that!!! Going though stuff but I'm trying to clean my craft room!! Oh boy what a mess... Love the card you found and love your creation you made from the idea. Wonderful colors and die cuts. Super sentiment and a perfect pocket card.
    Hugs, Pat

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  11. Beautiful! I love the touch of lace! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion!
    Hugs, Adina

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  12. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at SEM!

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  13. This is so pretty! Love your way you stuck the tag at the front and the lace border is sweet. Thank you for playing with us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles.

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  14. Wunderschön gestaltet. Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei Cards und More. Liebe Grüße Doreen

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  15. this is so lovely!
    Thanks for joining us at cards and more.
    Hugs,Beate

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  16. Love this tag in a pocket project! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month.

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  17. Your card is gorgeous Darlene and thank you for playing along with us at SEM this month.

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  18. Love your cheerful tag card Darlene!! So glad you could join us for the Craft Dee BowZ challenge! ((hugs)) Rebecca

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  19. Love your pretty pocket card Darlene--so glad you decided to link up with us at SEM this month!!!

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  20. Great tag card! Wonderful sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us at SEM.

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Thanks for taking the time to leave me some love!
Darlene