Friday, September 30, 2011

Simple Blessings and Fascinating Fridays

Hi!

**Wahoo Friends with Flair Blog Hop Winner**

September has flown by and here we are at the last Friday 
of the month! I was able to create  a card to join up with 
the Friends with Flair on the Unity Blog and it also happens to 
qualify for their Monthly challenge they are running Falling Leaves.
I am also joining in with CR84FN for their color challenge.
Gasp, I just realized I must not be feeling well because
I completed this card without adding a button somewhere
on here. :-)
I started out with all scraps! Yay! Feels so good to
work from that pile. I had a Kraft card base
just waiting to be used, and some brown gingham 
paper perfect for this color challenge.

I diecut the doily from Vintage Book print, and I 
do mean vintage. This book is about to disintegrate,
I picked it up in the "last minute bargain pile" 
at a thrift shop in Hawaii. It's the pile about 
to go in the dumpster and you have about
one minute to grab it.  It's falling apart and,
the lady couldn't figure out why on 
earth I was so happy to have it. 

Next, I stamped and fussy cut two leaves from the 
Simple Blessings stamp set and stamped 
the other right onto the doily.  (The Simple Blessings set is on sale 
right now) I love this set!!!

I finished off by creating a panel for my sentiment and I added 
a strip of pattern paper to the bottom. Last, but not least, I 
added some ribbon and braided raffia! 

And Now....
I am happy to introduce our next Fascinating Friday Feature over on the Paperie Designs Blog is none
other than Ms. Amy Sheffer of Pickled Paper Designs. Please hop on over to Paperie Designs Blog
and learn a little more about Amy and her wonderful designs.  Please leave her some love 
and let her know you stopped by to read her feature.

If you made it to the end of this post, YOU ROCK!
Have a wonderful day!
~Tammy~

39 comments:

Noor Nahdi said...

Oh my, such a beautiful piece!!!! The stamping is very neat and really love the vintage touch :)
TFS sweetheart,,,(Can't wait to feature Amy!!!!)

jennifer mitten said...

What a fabulous card!!

Bonita Rose said...

love the doily.. wow.. beautiful!

Mary Pat Siehl said...

what a great card!

Karen B. said...

Beautiful design, and it looks great without a button too! Congratulations and well deserved on your Denami news!

Kary said...

Tammy, this is a pretty card!! Love the leaves on the doily, and the sentiment.

Laurel said...

LOVE your card, love that stamp set!

JPScraps said...

Beautiful card!

Wendy said...

Yippee! Welcome to the DeNami DT for October! Excited to have you join us, and see what you create.
This card is super fallish.. love the textured leaves, doily, and use of colors!

Annette said...

so pretty... love those leafs.. this is such a great time of year... thanks for sharing.. Happy Friday..

Jen said...

This is so pretty! Great card!

jackie 4124 said...

Going to have to lift this card. Love it all. Great use of those scraps

chickadee3357 said...

Love the fall colors!

Emily Keaton said...

Oh, this is absolutely beautiful, Tammy! I love those colors--they look wonderful for fall. Super card creation!

Ruby said...

Lovely fall card.

Jingle said...

This is very pretty!

Glenda J said...

Really pretty! Great work.
Congrats on being Guest Designer for DeNami!

Linda said...

very preety I like your blessing tag and the colors.

Roslyn said...

Love the look of the book paper. Happy fall to you!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Ooooh! I love that page from the book that was about to fall apart. :) So glad you rescued it. I like it with the brown gingham and kraft, and those little leaves are so pretty!

Marie said...

Lovely Autumn card. The braided raffia is a wonderful. Thanks for playing along at CR84FN.

Sarah said...

This is so pretty!

sharon g said...

Fall is my favorite season. Love the card.

Aleks said...

Hmm, thought I already left you a comment! :) Anyways, this is so pretty..I love the colour of the leaves..they make me think they're swirling around in the breeze!

Lisa Petrella said...

Those patterned leaves and that gingham background just scream Autumn to me!! LOVE this! And SO SUPER DUPER HAPPY to have you as our Guest Designer at DeNami for the month of October!!! Congratulations!!!!

Diane Jaquay said...

Those are some of my favorite leaf stamps, and you've made a really beautiful card with them here!! Love!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Great minds think alike, great combinations of challenges.

shuggy said...

pretty card!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So pretty! Love the whimsical looking leaves! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

Julie E said...

No button needed when you have that braided raffia!

Lindsey said...

So nice! I like how two of the leaves are cut out, with the other stamped right on that awesome paper.

Anne Tussing said...

So pretty! I love the doily cut out of patterned paper. This is a favorite set of mine!!

SHartl said...

Wonderful card with the vintage touches and all the extra embellishments. I also love using my scraps to make cards!! Yay!

dahlhouse-designs.com said...

beautiful fall card!!!

Amy said...

Gorgeous fall card especially with the brown gingham and fall leaves.

**Your photos look amazing too!

Debgem said...

Lovely - I like the string and pretty doily. Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

Jocelyn Olson said...

I love the old book paper--lucky you to find it! You always have the best designs...all of the elements work so well! I love that Unity set (haven't seen it before). It looks great even without a button, too ;)

Kate said...

What a fabulous card - and looks perfect even with no button! The doily cut from print is just gorgeous!!

Sue Lelli said...

Tammy, this is a FABULOUS card! LOVE the text on the doily andd how the leaves are stamped or popped! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!