Wednesday, February 26, 2014

My Paper Shelter Card

Monday I told you about The Paper Shelter and how I won a challenge they sponsored.  They have darling digis, plain & pre-colored.  Here is my card I was working on then.

 Here are the 2 components I printed and cut out from the file I got from TPS.
I didn't notice until I had cut it out that there are snowflakes on the background so I had to do something so my card could be a birthday card.  Flowers fix everything so I got out my favorite Cricut cartridge for making flowers for cards, Mother's Day Bouquet.  I cut out the different elements I wanted to use in the flowers.
 The leaves & center flower part are cut from vellum.  I found some vellum at Michael's for $.25 for a 12X12 sheet.  I glued these pieces together & put them on the card.  I think if I did it over, I would make the flowers a bit smaller.  To my eye, they over power the little girl.  I still like the card though.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Max has become my crafting mascot.  He has taken to sitting on my lap while I craft.  I have a hard time creating with my arms wrapped around him.  I'm not sure his motive is to just sit on my lap.  I think it might be because he can see outside better from that vantage point.  Oh well, what can I say, he's a spoiled little doggie.  God Bless You!!! Peggy.

Challenges for this card: 
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - W, E2, Must Be Square #25 Anything Goes 
Party Time Tuesdays W3E (2E anything goes wk) - PTTYDD #161 Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E, - Always Anything Goes.
Tuesday Throwdown W- #184 AnythingGoes 
Crafting from the Heart - 2W, E3 - (Week 2) Anything Goes / Use Flowers 
Incy Wincy Designs - W, 5E - Birthdays 
Love to Create W, 3E - Anything Goes 
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge Blog - 2W, 3E - (Week 2) Anything goes + Option: Make your own Flowers 
Make it Monday - W, papercrafts only - Always Anything Goes





11 comments:

  1. Lovely card Peggy, you did a fabulous job putting all the elements together and you were very clever with your strategically placed flowers!
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  2. Fab card hun love it and thanks so much for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday hope to see u again real soon x

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  3. Gorgeous card!! Your right a flower placed in the right place fixes everyone!! Thank you for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge.
    Zenita (aka Scrappinwith'Z)
    DT member Love to Create Challenge
    http://www.scrappinwithz.blogspot.com

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  4. what a gorgeous card Peggy and I love the handmade flowers.

    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator



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  5. Great card love all the elements especially your flowers thank you for joining in with us at CFTH and good luck

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  6. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Crafting From The Heart! Angie-DT

    http://angiescraftblog.blogspot.com/
    http://angiesdigistamps.blogspot.com/

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  7. Beautiful card and colors. I spotted this on MIM..Loz

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  8. Great card thanks for joining in at Feeling Crafty and good luck x

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  9. Adorable design,Thank you for taking the time to join us over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday we would love the pleasure of your company in next weeks challenge as well.....
    Hugs
    Suzy B ~ Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday
    XX

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  10. A really beautiful card!
    Thank you for participating ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
    Gr.Kaija DT-member

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  11. This is gorgeous! Very beautiful card! Thanks for sharing!
    Veronica from The Paper Shelter

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Peggy T.