Sunday, March 22, 2015

It's Nature's Beauty

Hi Everyone,

I hope you all are having a nice day so far. It's been a good weekend here, I don't know if some of you know my daughter is getting married next year. With that being said we have been looking at wedding venues and wedding dresses every weekend for the last three weekends. And today well she found her dress, she says, "this is it"! and then she cancelled all other fitting appointments. lol   Now we just gotta concentrate on where to have the wedding, find the bridesmaids dresses. Concentrating on one thing at a time. Right?

Enough of my story....Today I am sharing with you a card I made for One Stitch At A Time's New Challenge - Anything Goes with Nature. I chose a very beautiful digi image from StitchyBear Digital Outlet Store - Bird Doodle created by CraftyGirl Creations.  I like this little Bird Doodle image it's so pretty. I re-sized it to fit inside a small oval I cut, I printed the image twice, used an embossing folder over one of the images and then printed fussy cut the other to pop-up over the other one.

Here are pictures of my card: (I think I'm gonna give this as a Mother's Day Card) :D

Used the gorgeous Graphic 45 Secret Garden papers with various green's, 
along with my green flowers. 
Used Spellbinders Die - Romantic Rose with small oval die

***Here you can see where I placed the second image I colored and fussy cut 
on top of the first image that was embossed. 

Paper: Graphic 45 - Secret Garden Collection; SU - SmoothVanilla
Ink: Copics
Accessories: Spellbinders Die- Romantic Rose; embossing folder - Sizzix Flower Vine; Butterfly by ReneaBouquets; Flowers by Nataliya; 
From Stash: Yellow ribbon & pearls

Challenges Entered:
Twisted Thursday Challenge March 19-25th Optional Twist - Your Favorite (something)
Hiding in My Craft Room:HIMCR #192 - Embossing
Dies R US Challenge: Challenge 22 - Shades of Green
Cute Card Thursday: Challenge 365 - Spring Fever
QKR Stampede: QKR Stampede Challenge #131 - Think Spring
Eureka Stamps: Eureka Stamps Challenge #132 - The Color Green
Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog: RRR Challenge #114 Bright Spring Colors with Ribbon or Trim Theme

I invite you to come over to join us in this fun challenge. Right now would be a great time to make something that has to do with "Nature" such as birds, bunnies, chickens, ducks (hint Easter) or a nature scenery, It's "Anything that Goes with Nature". :D  Plus don't forget our FaceBook Challenge which is monthly. You have a chance to win the prize pack in each challenge. How fun is that!? 

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!


  1. Beautiful Debbie, just love the amount of texture in your creation with the lovely embossing and the gorgeous dies. The image sits so perfectly in the centre of the infusion of colour :) :) Big hugs, Jane xxxxx

  2. Your card is gorgeous! Very eye-catching! Congrats to your daughter! You will have a busy year ahead of you! So exciting!

  3. Ciao Deborah,
    I didn't know that your daughter is about to get married, congratulations and Merry Wishes!!!
    Your card is just delightful!!! Great idea to stamp the image twice and then fussi cut one and paste in place! Thanks for sharing! The little bird is adorable and love the doodling!
    Your design is just fantastic, so beautiful colours, layers and embellishments!! The embossed oval and the gorgous butterfly catch the eyes to the center of the card, so harmonious!!! Fabulous work!!

  4. What a unique design! Love all your many layers & embellishements! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede for the weekly challenge!

  5. Beautiful and colorful creation Deborah! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘SHADES OF GREEN’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  6. Very elegant & lovely. Thanks for joining us for our 'Shades of Green' challenge #22.
    Alicia (Dies R Us DT)
    MaxiBelle Studio

  7. Hello, Deborah! Your card is absolutely beautiful, and I can't thank you enough for sharing your talents with us. What a blessing to have you play along. I hope that you will join us again soon. I look forward to seeing more of your wonderful art. Have a great week, and thanks again for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon.
    Karen Letchworth
    Really Reasonable Ribbon Design Team Member

    1. I'm not sure if you are aware of the weekly challenges we offer at Word Art Wednesday, but I sure would like to welcome you to also stop by there and share your amazing art with us. It would be a perfect fit to have you share your talents there as well to increase your odds of winning. I'd LOVE to have you link up. Come by and check us out:
      Word Art Wednesday

  8. Good luck with all the wedding plans. At least you're giving yourself a lot of time to get it all done.

    Absolutely love this creation. That's a beautiful robin that you made the spotlight and all around it are beautiful embellishments and die cuts. Gorgeous! Maggie - DT Sister

  9. Beautiiful...and dthank you for joining us at rrr! Cherry