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Thursday, May 19, 2011

"To You From Me"

Good Afternoon Everyone! It's Thursday! Yay! I am so excited because Michael and I are going to the theater this weekend! An actual PLAY, this is new to me! The first play I ever went to was last fall at our local community theater! This is going to be such a treat for me! (I know little things make me ecstatic! Well, growing up on a dairy farm, in rural Wisconsin... there wasn't much time for any social activities! LOL!) Okay, enough about that!

Today I have a creation to share with you that I created for The Stamping Boutique. But I bet you didn't know that The Stamping Boutique now has a group located at Simply Scrapping Crafts! And that isn't the best part... the best part is, we are now having 2 challenges a month over there! The first one starts on the first Wednesday of every month and the second starts on the third Wednesday! They both run until the end of each month! How cool is that? The first challenge that was announced on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 is "Anything Fantasy"! You can use any image that you would like! The second challenge that was announced Wednesday, May 18, 2011 is a "Wedding-ish Theme", which will also run until the end of the month and you can use any image. My creation today is an inspiration for the first challenge! So for more details on these awesome challenges, become a member to Simply Scrapping Crafts Ning Site and a member of The Stamping Boutique Group! We would LOVE to have you join us! (Pssst... Aletha already has some awesome inspiration creations there for the first challenge! So be sure to let her know what you think!) And I will be entering this creation into the Simply Scrapping Crafts Color Challenge (Week 3)! Yep, they have challenges also, so be sure to check them out! And don't be shocked by the other groups that you will find there also! (Pssst... Aletha has Ippity there and Heather has Freshly Brewed Designs there too! Hee-Hee) I did follow a sketch to create this card... it is by Sweet Sketch Wednesday! Arlana has another wonderful sketch this week! (See Below) Okay... now that I have told all the things that I could think of as of this minute, I will continue with the post! LOL!


Material List

Stamps ~ The Stamping Boutique - Paisley Mermaid (Image) & Stampin' Up - Retired Cute Converse Set (Sentiment)
Designer Paper ~ Heidi Grace Designs
Card Stock ~ Cryogen 89# (Image), Stampin' Up (Basic Black), & Malmero Perle Blanc 92#
Nestibilities by Spellbinders ~ Classic Oval Large & Beaded Oval
Sponge Technique ~ Memento Tuxedo Blank Ink & ColorBox Metalextra Quick Silver Ink
3M Foam Tape (To Pop Up Image)
Stampin' Up Paper Piercing Set
DMC Floss - Turquoise & Needle
Bernat Envy Fancy Fibers
Ribbon ~ Out Of My Stash / Bow Easy by Posi Bendr Co.
Stampin' Up Scalloped Punch
Half Pearls ~ Recollections by Michael's Stores Inc.
Stickles by Ranger ~ Turquoise


Copic Sketch Markers

B00, B02, B04, RV00, RV02, RV04, Y21, Y23, Y25, & BG10


I will be entering this creation into eight different challenges...
As always thanks for stopping by, if you have any questions or comments feel free to leave me a message with a way to contact you (email or blog address)!
Have a wonderful day!
Happy Creating!
Sara

13 comments:

Heide said...

She looks very exotic in pink! Very cute card.

sweetbloominscraps said...

Love the turquoise, green and pink! What a cute mermaid! Thanks for playing along with us this week at SSW!
Judi SSW DT

Kathie said...

Hi Sara, love your card and what a great image. Love your pretty colours especially the turquoise and pink together. I know what you mean about living on a farm growing up, I lived on a Dairy Farm in New Zealand and it was all work and no play I really can't remember when my parents had a proper holiday. But now I'm all grown up life has changed and I'm living in a country town but in the town, married to an Irish farmer that isn't farming bringing our boys up to appreciate music the theatre and all types of sports so that they have a good understanding and grounding. Great card and thanks for sharing with us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Hugs
Kathie
SSW-DT

mulberry station said...

Oh, have a great time out at the theater. Plays are great and I wish you an enjoyable evening.
Your card is so cute. What a fun merimaid. She is super sweet. Love your color scheme and DP. Thanks for joining us this week.
Nancy SSW-DT

Jeannie said...

This is just beautiful and the colors are so great together too! Have a blast at your first play, you are going to be hooked as it is an amazing experience! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie

The Stamper's Touch said...

Hi Sara! Wow, your card is absolutely stunning! What a unique and beautiful image!!!! Love it. Thanks for joining us at SSW.

Linda

Hannah Clark said...

This is so pretty! I just love the fibres and all those pearls! Thanks for joining us at Penny's!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

She is so pretty! I love the teal ribbon and all your fibres really add to your creation. Thanks so much for playing at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Deanne :)

Mona E said...

Such a lovely card. Love the colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me. Hugs...Mona

Genevieve said...

Stunning card Sara! Beautiful image & I love the sweet little pearls. Thanks for playing along with us @ Sweet Sketch Wednesday :)

Genevieve SSW-DT

craftyb said...

Your card is sooo pretty! I love the colour combo and the trim looks great as a border! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges! bx

Sharon Basel said...

Great job Sara with the sketch. Your card is wonderful - I especially love the fiber cord encircling your card. Terrific job with the image too. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
Sharon, SSW-DT

Beth said...

Ooh this is such a funky card! Fab image and I love the twine border! Thanks for joining in with the Truly Scrumptious Challenge!

Love Beth xx

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