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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Sentimental Sundays–Anything Goes

It’s time for the new Sentimental Sundays challenge. These week’s challenge is an easy one – “Anything Goes (plus a sentiment)”. I really hope you will jump in and join us.

I am sharing a card that I made for a sick friend. I have to admit that I am really pleased with how it turned out. (That rarely happens!) This is one that I wanted to keep to look at, but I did mail it off.

Please stop by the Sentimental Sundays blog to see the rest of the DT’s creations. While you are there, you can download the free sentiment set from Ann of Raindrop Echo Designs. I hope you will join our challenge too!

**Edited to add**

The Sentimental Sundays team is having a DT call through Monday, May 23rd. If you would like to join our fun team, check out this post on the Sentimental Sundays blog.

And there is even more exciting news! We are celebrating Sentimental Sunday’s one year anniversary this week. To celebrate the anniversary, you have several chance to win a digital sentiment of your choice from Raindrop Echo Designs Whimsy Stamps Digital Collection! All you have to do is visit the participating DT members' blogs and leave a comment on their Sentimental Sundays post for this week. That means that if you visit leave a comment for Amy, Ann E, Ceal, Cheryl, Chris, Joanna, Lisa, Melissa, Nicole, Shirley, Tameko, and Tracey, you will get a chance to win one digital sentiment set! Easy!

Thank you for dropping by! Have a great day!

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Stitched Lotus and Round Leaf by Meljen’s Designs, Flowers in Bloom Sentiments by Raindrop Echo Designs (Both available on Whimsy Stamps)
  • Inks: Stampin’ Up So Saffron, Distress Inks Antique Linen
  • Papers & CS: Georgia Pacific CS, Neenah Solar Crest CS, misc. kraft CS, Stampin’ Up Certainly Celery CS and Delicate Dots DP
  • Tools: Sewing Machine, Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Fiskars edge punch, Copic markers (for shading only)
  • Embellishments: Glossy Accents, Czech seed beads, Hug Snug seam binding, Buttercup Liquid Pearls
  • Techniques: Paper piecing, ruffled ribbon

Challenges:

70 comments:

Sara I. said...

I absolutely love it too!! Those flower centers are divine and just adore the sentiment! Very pretty card!

Cheryl said...

oh wow this is one,stunning card the detail is amazing hugs cherylxxxx

Karin said...

I love your color combo and that ruffle is amazing! Love the little dots around the sentiment...I never think to use the paints for something like this, but adds the perfect bit of shimmer. Happy Mother's Day my friend!

Tracey said...

Beautiful card Cheryl & I love that sentiment :)
Hope you're having a great weekend.
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Karen B. said...

Such a beautiful card!

Linda McClain said...

So pretty - I love that ruffled ribbon effect. Genius. Thanks for sharing it with us at Catered Crop.

Donna said...

Beautiful card, Cheryl! Love the ruffled ribbon and the flowers are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges!

Margaret said...

Beautiful card! Love the beads in the centers of the flowers!

BTW-found your blog thru SCS blog hop

Glenda Atkins said...

Wonderful card, love the stitching and adore your flowers! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this fortnight!

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Cheryl
A beautiful card love the colour's,thankyou for joining us on this week's challenge at CraftyCatz,
Hugs Dianne xx

Crafty Cre8tions said...

Well, I can see why you love it!! It's gorgeous!! Love the ribbon fringe on that panel. Those sunflowers are TOO pretty!!!!

Happy Mother's Day to you too :)
Maria

Marlene said...

Very pretty...love that ruffle!

Happy Mother's Day to you!

Andrea said...

The colours and layout in this are just beautiful!

Jennipher Lowery said...

Cheryl, this is a gorgeous card! Probably one of my favorites of yours. A real eye catcher.

Tammy said...

Absolutely beautiful! The flowers are wonderful.

Tracey Manderson said...

A beautiful Card! They will love it. Thanks for joining us at the Emerald Faerie Garden
Hugs
Tracey

vicmbee said...

Lovely card, I like the colour combo and the ruffled ribbon. Thanks for joining in with the 1st Emerald Faeries challenge.
Vicki
xxx

Rachel B said...

Fabulous card. I love the sentiment and th flowers and beads. That purple ribbon is so fun too! Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out!

papertrails leaver said...

Happy Mother's Day! I hope you had a fabulous day! Your card is magnificent! Like the ruffle!
:-) Amy

Marsha said...

Beautiful card. Love the lace trim.

MiamiKel said...

Stunning!!! This is one of your very absolute most gorgeous cards ever! (they are all great!) I know your friend will treasure this, mostly from the wonderful thoughts you put behind it to cheer her up! So sweet!!

Marie-Anne said...

What a gorgeous card.

Marie-Anne

Kathy and Lucky said...

Oh, I love this, it has that country, warm feeling about it. The colors and the stitching remind me of a country quilt, just an wonderful card. Hope you had a great Mother's Day.

Lisa R. said...

Gorgeous. love the color scheme. Stitching is great. TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

sari said...

Awww....This is such a beautiful and eleant card! Love the images and the lovely colors! Thanks for joining us at The ABC Challenge this week! Good luck! Hugs & Sunshine! /sari

Pauline said...

Beautiful card, love the ruffled ribbon trim, and the gorgeous flowers.

Maria Matter said...

beautiful Cheryl, love the little ruffle!
hugs & blessings

mudmaven said...

This is just gorgeous Cheryl - love that ruffle! ~chris

Pat (mspfd) said...

Oh my, Cheryl! This is gorgeous. What a lovely design! Gorgeous flowers and colors. The ruffled border is a knockout!

stampencamper said...

what a lovely card for the sentimental sunday challenge, thanks for making the blog hop such fun

Julie M said...

Beautiful card, Cheryl - I love all your details - the stitching, the flowers and the layering.

Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week.

Julie :o)

xiumaiyuki said...

Absolutely. stunning. in. every. way. Love those blooms and that gorgeous ribbon at the bottom. And you couldn't have used a more perfect sentiment!!!

Sorry I've been MIA for so long. Life has gotten in the way. :)

Ann English said...

Wow! Love the card. You're great at finding xhallengea to enter! Got to add the SS info- think I'll copy and paste!

Cindy Haffner said...

This is so BEAUTIFUL!!~

Anne Temple said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful! I would want to keep it too.

Dawn said...

Gorgeous card, Cheryl! Love the colour scheme and layout and I especially love the beaded centres of your flowers. Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz!

Hugs, Dawn

Bridget said...

Wow! Beautiful card! I love your stitching & that ruffle is the perfect touch!

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card, what beautiful flowers.
Thanks for joining us this week at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
luv
Debby

Deb.x said...

Hi Cheryl, I LOVE this blog design - the pic with the journaling bit at the top is ace! What a great card too I partuiculary LOVE that plumy coloured ruffled ribbon v. nice indeed! Thanks for joining us at Card-makin Mamas & good luck!
Deb.x (new CMM DT member)

Leigh Ann Baird said...

This is amazing! I have that pattern paper and you made it look fresh and new!Thanks for joining us in the ABC DT Challenge!

Gerri Herbst said...

So very pretty. I adore the little pleated detail. Thanks for stopping by today. gerri

1CardCreator said...

Love the way you combined all the patterned papers - such a cheery, happy card! Thanks for sharing, ~Diane

Tammy said...

Beautiful card Cheryl! I love the layout and your fabulous papers!!

Lacey Stephens said...

Fantastic Card! Great take on the die cuts and punches challenge! Thanks for playing along with the Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge!
~Lacey
www.stampandcreate.com
Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Cheryl,I love your papers and the colours.
So gorgeous setails.

Hugs Riet.xx

Tameko said...

Beautiful card. Nice ribbon treatment and flowers!

Martha said...

wow, this is simply beautiful. Thanks for playing with Clear it Out

Karli said...

Fabulosity!!! Gorgeous color combo too :) and I ALWAYS love how your cards turn out ;) Thank you so much for sharing your card creation with us at ABC Challenges. We hope you'll join us again next time! hugs~

Deb Mitchell said...

Ohhh wow!!! your card is absolutely amazing Hun!! A beautiful entry! Thank you for playing along with us at the Emerald Faeries Garden Challenge this month!

Hugz, Deb/ Owner

kim.mom said...

This is GORGEOUS!!! I love the flowers and the pleated ribbon along the bottom! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Us Crazy!

Anita said...

Cheryl, I can understand why you wanted to keep it...it's so pretty. I love the flowers and the little ruffle you added. The sentiment is just perfect.

Skye said...

Lovely card the stitching and everything is just gorgeous

nicoleqmullen said...

Such a beautiful card Cheryl, I adore it! Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week!!

Krista said...

It looks so lovely!!!
Love the little curtain on it!
Going to hop on to the next Sentiment Sister!
Hugs,
Krista

Geneviève aka Muscade said...

Great card!
I love these flowers!!

Thanks for playing with us @ Craft Us Crazy!

Gina said...

This is so pretty, I love that ruffled layer!

Dot said...

Beautiful card and lovely sentiment.
hugs Dorte

Kim P said...

wow! Love everything about this card!

Carrie Sampsel said...

This is such a beautiful card and I love the stitching. TFS

Carrie Sampsel said...

This is such a beautiful card and I love the stitching. TFS

Janna Werner said...

Love this card, Cheryl and the sentiment is fabulous! Janna

MommaJess said...

Cheryl as always your cards are amazing. This is no exception. I adore the ruffling you did with the ribbon. I must get lessons from you.

Also thanks for entering this in the CMM challenge this week.

Hugs, Jess

Audrey Pettit said...

Gorgeous card, Cheryl! Love your design and love those flowers. The beads in the centers look fabulous!

Joanna K (aka Asia K) said...

Gorgeous card, love the flowers - they are such a beautiful addition to that sentiment ;)

Virginia L. said...

Love the amazing stitching and details, Cheryl! Thanks so much for playing with us at Etsy Inspired Challenge!

Lynne in NI said...

Oh what a beautiful card ... bet your friend was absolutely delighted with it! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley - our next challenge starts tomorrow, so hope you can play along again!

Natalie Z. *Paselska* said...

Absolutely Amazing Card Cheryl!!! Thanks for playing with us at The Emerald Faeries Garden Challenge.

Hugs Natalie xx

Emily Branch said...

BEAUTIFUL flowers, details and ruffly trim on this amazing work of art!! Thank you for playing with us at EIC this week!

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is stunning, loving the colours, gorgeous work, thank you for joining us at Sunday's with Crissy, big hugs love pops x x x

Heather Jensen said...

Very pretty. Thanks for playing at BBB.

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