Friday, April 12, 2013

You're Not Alone

Happy Friday! I hope you guys are having a good day and have some fun plans for the weekend! I'm very much looking forward to sitting outside in the sunshine tomorrow.

I created a simple card this morning that I'm excited to share with you!

  • A2 size card 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • White cardstock mat 3 3/4" x 5" 
    • embossed using Cuttlebug and Kassie's Brocade
    • edges inked with Tim Holtz Tea Dye distress ink
  • Trendy Twine
  • Stampin' Up Modern Label Punch for sentiment
    • Inked around the edges with Tim Holtz Tea Dye distress ink
    • Background chalked
    • Ink for sentiment is Stampin' Up Old Olive
    • Cardz TV Stamps "Encouraging Thoughts" set used for sentiment
  • Oval for main image cut using Cuttlebug and Spellbinder Ovals
    • Inked around the edges with Tim Holtz Tea Dye distress ink
    • Background chalked
    • Ink for image is Stampin' Up Old Olive
    • Image from Stampin' Up Serene Silhouettes stamp set
    • Prima Flowers
    • Studio G green rhinestones for flower centers
    • Yellow flowers are spritzed with Stampin' Up Smooch Spritz Blushing Bride for a deeper color
  • Oval image mat and sentiment mat are both adhered with 2 thicknesses of foam tape for greater dimension
Thanks for stopping by today, guys! Enjoy your Friday and your weekend. (It's pouring down rain here right now. I love the rain, but am hoping for some warm sunshine on my face this weekend.)    
:) Janis

Crafty Calendar - M, 1E -  Sunshine or showers (Sat)
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - 2E, F -#57 1 image, 2 dies, 3 embellishments (Mon) (1 image stamp, 2 dies are oval and sentiment matting, 3 embellishments are the 3 flowers)
Creative Belli - 2W -#167 Pastels (Wed)
Creative Moments - 2W, 3E - Things with Wings (Wed)
Fab 'n' Funky - 1E, C10 - #166 Spring Colors (Wed)
Chalk N Stock - 2E, 2W, F, must use chalk - (April) Anything goes just use chalk (Thurs)
Forever Friends - - (April) Die cuts and punches, challenge actually runs from the 1st of the month. (Thurs)
Happy Campers - 2W, 3E - #14 (W2 of 2) Flower Power (Thurs)
MilkCoffee Challenge - 2W, 3E, SIO  (W1 of 2) Welcome Spring (Thurs)
Bloggers - JFF – Embossing (Fri)


  1. Janis, what a darling card... and I needed uplifting and glitzy and you hit the mark... working on a difficult to make card right now and needed the inspiration! Thanks :) Kathi

  2. I love your card Janis, it is so pretty.

  3. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Fab'N'Funky challenge.

    Dawn DT

  4. Your card is pretty in its simplicity. Thanks for joining us at Tammys Scrapin Corner for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  5. Super card, Janis. Love the stamped image...great color choices.

  6. So pretty. I love those colors.


  7. Oh So Adorable I love this card

    Hugs Tammy

    Thank you for entering Our Challenge At Tammy Scrappin Corner
    Good luck in the Sunday drawing.

  8. So sweet Janis!! Love that image.

    I have FREE Candy on my blog and would love for you to stop by and register for a chance to win.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner!! Have a fantastic day!! Hope to see you again next week. Hugs, Gloria DT

  9. Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner Senior DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  10. Beautiful card. The gorgeous background sets the simple image of perfectly.

  11. What a gorgeous card - just love it! - thank you for playing along at Fab'n'Funky challenges hugs Judith x

  12. What a very pretty card. I love your design. Thanks for joining us this week for our Recipe Challenge.
    Karal T for Tammy's Scrapin Corner

  13. I love your choice of colors for this card. The oval looks so good against the white. Thanks for sharing your talents with us!

  14. Fabulous creation! Simple and beautiful. Thanks for joining our "1 Image, 2 Dies, 3 Embellishments" challenge this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.

    Hugs from Finland, DT Eemeli

  15. Beautiful card, love the image, thanks you for joining in at happy campers, Pauline x

  16. What a beautifull card! Thank you for joining us at Forever Friends, hugs Rachel

  17. Gorgeous Image, love it.. thanks for joining in at Happy Campers x

  18. very pretty card, love the embossed background. Thanks for joining us at Blogger's Challenge this week.

  19. Very pretty card! So elegant. Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends.


  20. Oh wow this is beautiful!! thank you so much for sharing with us this month at Chalk N Stock challenge and good luck. Hugs

  21. Very pretty card! I love your use of chalk. Thanks for joining us at Chalk N Stock.