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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Home Sweet Home

The weeks go by so fast!  Once again it is time for a new challenge over at Fashionable Stamping Challenge.  Our theme this time, selected by me, is "Home Sweet Home."  There are all sorts of ways to go with this theme.  My first thought went to this Artistic Outpost image from the Outpost plate, however, you could also make a house shaped card or a card with a bird cage.  The possibilities are endless.  For my card, I began with smooshing various Distress Inks on my Craft Mat and sopping up the inks onto white card stock.  I stamped my house image with Black StazOn Ink over the background.  The sentiment was stamped onto a torn piece of Kraft paper.  Simple embellishments include vintage seam binding and button, burlap string, and some beautiful die cut leaves compliments of the Funkie Junkie Boutique with a recent order.  I hope you will check out the inspiration pieces of my design team sisters and submit an entry of your own for a possible prize.  Please remember we need to see stamping on your entry as we are a stamping challenge.  Thanks so much for stopping by.  Best wishes, Yvonne

16 comments:

Terry said...

Great image for "Home Sweet Home." Love the Fall feel in this very pretty card! Hope you are having a great weekend!

Sue said...

Hello Yvonne
I did check out the other Dt's and they are all great, and you have created a collage of elements that juxtapose brilliantly together, it is gorgeous.
Smiles:)
Sue

Ephemera said...

Hi Yvonne, a real beauty of a card, fabulous stamping and layout, and finished with that purple ribbon, gorgeous. Have a great Sunday. xx

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Yvonne, I love, love, love the colours that you have used here!!! Your layers look great and go together so effortlessly...just beautiful Yvonne.
Dot x

Sue C said...

Fabulous card Yvonne, love the stamp you've used and the splash of purple is gorgeous ! Sue C x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A fantastic card with great elements. Love the bright purple.
Have a wonderful sunday.

Fliss said...

Gorgeous card Yvonne. Love all the layers and your embellishing is fabulous.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Meggymay said...

Fabulous card, love the layers and stamps you used.
Yvonne

Mrs.B said...

Gorgeous card Yvonne, beautiful stamping and embellishments. Love the colours and that 'pop' of purple.
Hope you're having a good weekend.
Avril xx

Claire said...

Beautiful card Yvonne, the colours are just stunning
Claire xx

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful! Love the colors and added embellies! Thanks for playing along with us at Artistic Outpost!

Ellie Knol said...

Looks great, the sentiment goes perfectly with it..

Brenda Brown said...

Love the elements you have included for the home, sweet, home challenge Yvonne. A gorgeous card and colours.
Hope all is well.
I hope you both have a good week.
hugs {brenda} xox

Marjie Kemper said...

How beautiful! What a sweet mix of elements for your home piece. Love that purple ribbon tying it all together and the orange pop with the string.

♥ Mys ♥ said...

Hi,
Your card is so beautiful:)
*Hugs, Inger*

Yvonne said...

Beautiful card for the FSC challenge Yvonne! Love the colours, embellishments and sentiment, the binding purple looks great at your card!
Thank you so much for your nice comment at my blog.
Greetings, Yvon