Thursday, April 26, 2012

City Crafters Challenge #106

Sweet Cheryl Nelson
this week's hostess at CCCB, has given the unique challenge of "A Little Rough Around the Edges"


Simply add a little burlap to your project to add texture.


This card has a base of
white cardstock with Bazzill Petalsoft pink for mats. The patterned papers are from K & Co's Ancestry 4x6 Designer Mat Pad and My Mind's Eye Madison Avenue 6x6 Designer Paper Pad. The transparency frame is a Glitz French Kiss Peek-A-Boo. Vintage Photo Distress Ink was sponged on all the edges.


The flourish was cut with 
Die-namics Leafy Flourish Die. The sentiment is from Verve and is stamped onto a piece cut with the Die-namics Layered Label Die Set. The pearls are Queen & Co and the gingham ribbon is from my stash.


The flowers and leaves
are all from I Am Roses and are misted with Lindy's Stamp Gang Cactus Gold Glitz Spritz... all arranged on a piece of natural burlap. 



This adorable bird is
from American Crafts and was in that grand prize package I received from Cheryl as winner of her drawing awhile back. Amazingly, it matched these papers perfectly.
Be sure to head over and
see the lovely projects the CCCB Design Team have made. Their Guest Designer, Michelle Bala, has created a knock-out burlap bag... SO pretty!!! 
Have a fabulous day... it's absolutely GORGEOUS here! ... and we're packing our bags. Getting ready to head out for another adventure.

I'm also linking my card to:
Little Scrap Pieces - Use Pink or Purple
Sentimental Sundays - #99 Celebrating Earth Day
Shopping Our Stash - #49 Starts with a "B"
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Truly Scrumptious - #79 Distressing & Die-Cuts/Punches
Tuesday Throwdown - #95 Use Some Sparkle
Word Art Wednesday - Challenge #25

Thanks for stopping by today!
Hugs!
Linda

19 comments:

cnelson said...

GORGEOUS! WOW! That bird does match perfectly!

june lanum said...

Linda what a beautiful card

Karen Letchworth said...

This is just SO beautiful, and I thank you for sharing it with us at Word Art Wednesday. It lifts my spirits to see your beautiful work. God is SO good. Thanks for playing along, and have a great week.
Blessings,
Karen L
Word Art Wednesday

lauren bergold said...

oh.
my.
♥GOSH♥!!!
this is jaw-droppingly spectacular!!! i knew when i saw this challenge at CCCB you would ROCK IT and you most certainly have done so!!! (& it's FAB that CCCB has burlap whilst SOS has "B"... quite serendipitous!!!)

♥happy adventuring!!!♥

Karen said...

Hi Linda wow oh wow this is beautiful beyond words. I love the flowers the design all combined to perfection. Karen

Mynnette said...

This is amazingly stunning! LOVE that image panel--and the bird on the inside is absolutely fabulous! This is beautiful! :)

Jennifer said...

This is incredible in all the details and inking you've brought together! Fabulous! Thank you for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

So very sweet, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Linda R said...

Your card looks wonderful.. All those flowers look so pretty..

Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

Hugs~

Colleen Dietrich said...

What a pretty cluster of flowers, Linda!

Ros said...

A beautiful creation Linda ... thanks so much for playing along at CCCB

Deedee Anderson said...

Lovely card, Linda! It has such a warm feel to it, and I love the saying you used. Thanks for sharing with us at Tuesday Throwdown -- hope you join us again soon! :-)

Michelle said...

gorgeous card! love the burlap leaf!

Deena said...

gorgeous...love the burlap and the flowers and the papers are gorgeous...Thanks for joining in the "B" challenge at Shopping our Stash...

lizzidroege said...

hi linda i havent been to visit in a while love your card how are you? i miss chatting
lizzi

Crystal said...

Beautiful card, love the gorgeous blooms and the vintage distressed look! Thanks for joining us over at SOS this past week :)

Michele Roos said...

This is such a gorgeous card. I love the image you've used and the colours are fabulous. Thanks for joining us this fortnight at Truly Scrumptious. Hugs Michele x

Lisa said...

Oh wow, Linda, this is stunning!! I love the vintage look!! The colors are so pretty and I just love the flowers! Gorgeous, gorgeous card :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Mandy said...

Fabulous card,your colours and design are lovely....Thanks for joining in with us at Truly Scrumptious,hope to see you next time....
Mandy x

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