Sunday, January 22, 2012


I think I have crafting ADD.  I was supposed to be working on some birthday cards for a party my youngest is going to today and a custom order for Etsy.  But no.  I started wandering...pinned a few things, checked out some challenge blogs, got another cuppa joe...I ended up making this instead

for the Play Date Cafe Challenge (PDCC115) using the colors Slate...Moss...Bark...Burlap and also the
Top Tip Tuesday   Challenge using this sketch:

I saw that flower and had to use it.  Had to.  Here's a close-up:

Here's my Top Tip:  Use colored cardstock behind a border punch to really make it stand out.  On this card I punched the edge of the front and put the grey cardstock on the inside of the card.

Thanks for stopping by.  Party is in an hour - gotta get to that birthday card!


  1. This is fun Julie! I love all of the circles used and that sweet bloom!

  2. A great card. I love all your circles and border. A good tip and example. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  3. Just thought I would add, if you would like to be considered for entry into the prize draws you will need to link back to Top Tip Tuesday. Thanks. Elaine

  4. Love this, it is so pretty. Great tip too. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday. Annette xx

  5. Beautiful card and that flowers sentiment is just great! Love how you've interpreted the sketch.
    Please do be sure and link back to us for this to count towards the prize drawing. :)

    Thanks for sharing with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
    Lisa xx

  6. Great tip, Julie! Your card is absolutely breathtaking! LOVE! Fabulous design, and I love the way you worked in that little, sentiment flower! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Play Date Cafe!

  7. I ADORE this! I definitely know what you mean about crafting ADD - it's always so hard for me to focus on one thing and I never want to work on the thing that {needs} to be completed. SO glad you joined us in the Cafe - your work is lovely!!

  8. OHHH! I LOVE the texture from the embossed pieces!! THANKS so much for joining in the fun and playing along with us over at the PDCC!

  9. This is awesome! Congrats on your win. I love how you have stamped the love you on the petals.

  10. Great card, I love how your sentiment is part of the design. Thanks for joining the Sketch Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

  11. Gorgeous card and FAB Top Tip too - the coloured card stock really sets off the border punch - great idea :)

    Thanks so much for joining in with us this week over at Top Tip Tuesday. Hope to see you again very soon :)

    I hope you got the birthday card done it time ;)

    Carol x

  12. Wow this is one great take on the sketch;) Love that flower and what an awsome tip too. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina xx


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