Monday, June 4, 2012

Greater Love

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Here's a different kind of card than I usually make. This was made specifically for 10 challenges going on right now out there in blogland. Be sure and click on the links below to visit these blogs and play along with them. All of these challenge blogs and so many more are found at FELINE PLAYFUL - a fantastic challenge index site!

Project # 249 of this year

  •  A2 size card 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • ELEGANT EDGES used for sentiment framing
    • Shadow in Red and base is White both cut @ 3 1/4"
    • White base and Red frame cut again, but this time @ 3"
  • Handmade red roses
  • Pearls from stash
  • CARDZ TV STAMPS "Greater Love" stamp set used for sentiment


Challenge Themes (click links below):

Lollipop Crafts #83 - Flowers as the focal point (handmade flowers)
Make My Monday #52 Birthday cards with pearls (pearls on frame - card used for bday)
Tammy's Scrapin Corner #13 For the Girls (flowers, pink, pearls)
Come and Get It Challenges - Flowers & Butterflies (butterfly on frame, handmade flowers)
Crafting When We Can #19 Fashion & Pearls (lace & pearls on frame)
The Ribbon Girl - Card & use ribbon or lace (lace)
Crafty Sentiments Designs Anything Goes (stamped verse)
Crafty Calendar challenges - Flowers in Bloom with optional swirls / flourishes (flowers)
Crazy 4 Challenges #139 add butterflies to your creation (butterfly on frame)
Use your Stuff #37 Long Title - use a long quote or title on your project (verse)
Challenges Entered: (click links to visit challenge blogs & play along)


  1. Beautiful Janis. I love the color choice. Good luck in your challenges!!

  2. This is so pretty. Love the roses.

  3. Beautiful card and love how you've used the lace. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.


  4. Beautiful card. I love those roses. Thanks for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner. joann sassy raggedy

  5. What a Stunning card!!!Beautiful roses!!!TFS

  6. Oh, I just ADORE this!!! The handmade flowers are diving, the lace panel is absolutely stunning, and I LOVE your framed scripture! Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at MMM! :)

  7. Your card is beautiful. I love all of the embellishments that you added to it.


  8. This is really lovely.
    I love the design.

    Thanks for Entering the Challenge
    At Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
    I hope to see you enter next week!!
    Hugs Owner Tammy Ortiz

  9. beautiful! I love those grgeous roses.
    Thanks for playing along on the Use Your Stuff challenge this week.

  10. Beautiful card. Lovely flowers. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get it Challenges this week.

  11. beautiful the card is great butterflies 1 of my faves
    and the roses
    too thanks for Joining us this week and Tammys Scrapin Corner
    Lisa DT

  12. Lovely card Janis. The colours, the flowers, the frame around the sentiment is stunning. The flowers look great and I love the lace behind everything. Thanks for sharing your creation with us this week at Come and Get It Challenges. Regards Meighan

  13. Lovely - thanks for joining in this week at MMM - Jacqueline xx

  14. Lovely Card, love the pretty colours you have used thanks for joining us at crafting when when we can hugs vicky

  15. I love the way you framed up the sentiment, such a pretty card. Thanks for sharing your creation with us on the UYS blog.

  16. A beautiful elegant card, I love the super roses and the neat way you have added the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at MMM. Caz

  17. Lovely card...I also liked the sentiment choice. Well done. Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us on the Come and Get It Challenge Blog this week.

  18. Beautiful card and love your hand made roses too - thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl card challenge to add ribbon or lace! Mary G x

  19. Hello thank you for joining us at MMM with this lovely card, love the lace panel
    suzi b :)

  20. Gorgeous card Janis. Thanks for joining our challenge this week at Make My Monday.
    Fliss x

  21. Very pretty, thanks for joining us at CWWC this time. Carol DT x

  22. Great way to combine so many challenges :-D
    Thanks for joining the challenge this week at Make My Monday.
    Tara (aka Craftilicious - Guest DT)

  23. love the lace!!!!

    thanks for joining us at crafty calendaar challenge blog - kimberly - dt

  24. So beautiful! Love the flowers and the quote! Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts for June!