Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Hope is a Wish with a little more Clout

Hello all my bloggy and crafty friends!

I have to say, it was so much fun yesterday posting the winner of May's Mystery Hostess! Ema was our May's winner, and you could be our next! Just use June's Mystery Hostess Code when you order HERE for a chance to win. Click HERE for more details.

It rained and thundered a bit yesterday afternoon. It was very relaxing. I love the rain and the thunder. While that was going on and the lights were flickering now and then for a short while, I made this card to show you today.

Here's My Project Recipe
Stamp Sets:

  • Secret Garden (flowers and leaves)
    • Wood # 131940
    • Clear # 129144
  • Blooming With Kindness (sentiment)
    • Wood # 131961
    • Clear # 126422


  • # 131174 Backed Brown Sugar (leaves, flowers, sentiment)

  • # 102128 Chocolate Chip (card base)
  • Whisper White
    • # 100730 for 8 1/2" x 11"
    • # 124302 for 12" x 12"
  • # 129310 Gingham Garden Designer Series paper pack (flowers)

  • # 119247 Pearl Basic Jewels (flower centers)
  • Twine p. 173 Comes in various colors
  • # 129372 Secret Garden Framelit Dies (coordinates with Secret Garden stamp set!)
  • SNAIL #104332
  • SNAIL Refill #104331
  • Glue Dots #103683

  • Chocolate Chip Card base cut @ 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Whisper White cardstock cut @ 3" x 5 1/2"
  • Secret Garden flower stamps inked with Baked Brown Sugar and stamped directly onto papers from the Gingham Garden Designer Series paper pack
  • Secret Garden Dies used to cut out flowers and leaves
  • Pearls added to flower centers for a touch of elegance
  • Blooming with Kindness sentiment stamped directly onto Whisper White cardstock using Baked Brown Sugar ink
Thanks so much for stopping by today!
:) Janis
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  1. Really pretty card....Love the soft colors!

  2. Gorgeous card. Simple, but very elegant. Thanks for joining us in our first challenge at Crafty Friends.

  3. rd is so pretty and sweet Janis!

  4. Very nice layout and your colors are so pretty! Thanks for playing along this week in the Timeless Tuesday challenge! :)

  5. Very nice! Thanks so much for sharing at Sister Act Card Challenge.

  6. Very lovely, elegant card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at A Gem of a Challenge!

  7. Great card and sentiment
    Thanks for Sharing with us at crafty friends
    Hugs Kelly

  8. Great card Janis, love how you used patterned papers to stamp on and the pearl make perfect centres.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges. :-)xx

  9. Gorgeous card Janis! Love your flowers. However, this does not fit with our Timeless Tuesday Challenge of "fruit or vegetables". We'd love to have you play along with us this week for sure!

  10. Beautiful:) Thanks for joining us at Crafting When We Can Challenge x
    hugs Nikki x

  11. Lovely card.

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.