Saturday, March 3, 2012

This and that...

...and the other! That's what I have for you today! I have quite a few cards to post so that I don't miss any deadlines!!! We all know that this happens to me...I'm working on it! That's why this is gonna be so long. Okay, so let's get started, shall we?


My first card is for the Gingersnap Creations Words of Wisdom challenge. The poppy image is a digi image from Prairie Fairy and the "words of wisdom" is from the PTI Simply Jane Set. Shimmer cardstock by Core-dinations. The image was colored in with ink and blender pens by Stampin' Up! and highlighted by Sakura gel pens. Pearls are by Studio 112 and Stampin' Up! The shaped card was made with dies cuts from Spellbinders Nestibilities.

Here's the card~

Details & Inside~

The quote that I used for this card is one of my FAVORITE quotes ever. I love the background behind it as well. Since I'm a HUGE Jane Austen fan, let me explain the quote. The quote is from the novel "Sense and Sensibility." It's the tale of three sisters and their mother who become penniless after their father passes away and his estate is entailed to their half brother. Who has an EVIL wife. But I digress...okay, so Eleanor and Marianne are the two sisters that this story is mainly about. Marianne falls for a JERK (I shall refrain from calling him the true thing he is) named Willoughby and has her heart broken. While this disastrous love story is taking place, there is another man who truly loves Marianne. He is much older, but much wiser. After Marianne re-pieces her heart together, she says this quote as a contrast of the two men. *sigh* You gotta read that book!!!

Okay, onto another card! ;) This one is for the Stamptacular Sunday photo inspiration challenge and the Creative Belli sketch challenge. Yes, this is a sympathy card that was bought by a co-worker. :) I've used Prima flowers, pearls by Studio 112, all papers, ink, and images from Stampin' Up! and embossing folders by Sizzix.

Here's the inspiration photo and sketch~

Here's my card~


NEXT! I know--this is long! PLEASE forgive me and hang in there! ;) This card is for the Pile it On Fun Folds Challenge and the Color Throwdown color challenge. I made this specifically for my mom, and so this is also another "Spread the L-O-V-E" card for this week. :)

All papers, ink, and stamps, punches, and ribbon are by Stampin' Up! The pearls are by SU! and Studio 112 and the rhinestones are from Kaiser Craft.

Here's the color inspiration~

Here's my SPRING card~


This is a really fun card fold to play with--and it's very easy to do! If you'd like to have a step by step tutorial, click here. :) The ribbon flower was created with single stitched ribbon. I simply pushed the ribbon down the stitching and wound it around a Gluber. :)

Whew! Sorry that was so long! I just needed to make sure that these got posted--wouldn't it be a shame if they weren't shared? I LOVE seeing everyone else's creations, so I hope you enjoy mine! Thanks for sticking in there--happy stamping! :)


Lisa said...

Someone has been gettin her craftiness on!! Wow Mynnette what a beautiful trio to share today. Fabulous work! I thin the first is my favorite, gorgoues flowers and pretty pearl accents!

Thanks for having had my candy on your sidebar, you're a sweetheart ;) HUGS!!

Winnie said...

Lovely card, the colors are great thank you for joining our challenge this week at Stamptacular Sunday

Hugs Winnie DT

Anonymous said...

Another lovely card hunny love the style of this one and the flower too! Thanks for Joining us on the Pile It On challenge this time, see you soon! hugs Samantha :0)

Shar said...

Botanical beauties! Very pretty and all with such fun designs!

Michelle B. said...

Beautiful cards! Lovely layout and fab embellies! Thanks for playing with us at Stamptacular Sunday!

Gail said...

Fantastic trio of cards, you have a great style!

Ellen said...

Oh my all 3 of these are so pretty! I especially love the poppies in that first card.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Don't know how I have never found your blog before....Loving all of your cards- love the shaped cards- awesome! And love your Sympathy card for the Belli sketch- perfect! Thanks for joining us atr the Belli challenge this week!

Robin Parker said...

Love the purple card. The different textures and the sentiment is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing on the Belli Challenge for our Sketch.

Jacqueline said...

Mynnette that spring card is stunning - so glad to see you tried it!!
Your other cards are fab too - such lovely colours - Jacqueline xx