Sunday, October 17, 2010

Waltzing


Oranges, yellows, reds...the colors all combine to make the perfect palette for autumn. I was inspired by nature's palette for this month's Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Hop. Its also a perfect time to thank my mother for all she's done!

A simple card that I'm hoping is also elegant. Pattern paper is sewn to the card base, a wide ribbon wrapped over that and a stamped label is attached with a handmade decorative pin and some twine. The sentiments from Roses in Bloom are just so lovely I thought that a card to showcase them was in order.

I invite you to visit me again tomorrow to help celebrate my birthday, I'll be having a giveaway! Fall is the perfect time to have a birthday, in my opinion!

Supplies Used:
Cardstock: (White) Georgia Pacific
Patterned Paper: (Orange Flowers from Sweet Pea Collection) Stampin' Up
Stamps: (Roses in Bloom) Waltzingmouse Stamps
Ink: (Pumpkin Pie Pigment) Stampin' Up
Embellishments: (Rustic Twine) PTI, (Peach Grosgrain Ribbon) Offray, (Decorative Pin),(Thread)
Tools: (Labels 4 Nesties) Spellbinders

46 comments:

  1. You've managed to achieve the effect you wanted - this is a really elegant card. My mum would love it.

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  2. This is such a beautiful CAS card.

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  3. The simplicity of this card is just stunning. Totally elegant and the sentiment is lovely.

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  4. Yes, definately wonderful warm autumn colours! Love it!

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  5. Such a gorgeous and elegant card. Love the simplicity and its effects. :D

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  6. I love this Karen, your designs always wow me and inspire me. I always admire people who can sew as well! :)

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  7. simply elegant, karen! the (really cute) pin is the jewel of the card, while the stamping is the back bones. your mom will love it:)

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  8. simple and elegant...you absolutely hit the target Karen!

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  9. Simply gorgeous! The orange is so striking...love the jeweled pin!

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  10. Oh, how LOVELY! Simple and elegant, no doubt about it! I have just got to get on the hat pin wagon; it adds so much to the design of this card. I'm sure your mother will love it!

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  11. Great mixture of elegant elements and colors. I'm sure your mom will enjoy.

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  12. I think this is just LOVELY ! You definitely hit the elegant goal too !

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  13. Beautiful for fall! this is gorgeous - love this fabulous background!

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  14. What prety colors! It sure is an elegant card for your Mom! Will try to stop by tomorrow to wish you HB!!

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  15. Totally elegant indeed...you've done a magnificent job on this card. I love it!

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  16. Super elegant Karen! Love the use of the pin in the twine on top! :) So fun!

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  17. Pretty card! Love the framed sentiment & the beaded stickpin :)

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  18. What a beautiful card.. Love the sentiment tied with the the beaded pin.. Very nice :)

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  19. Oh soooo elegant, gorgeous colours and very stylish! thank you for waltzing with us!

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  20. This is lovely! That pin is just perfect.

    I also love love LOVE the card you made for Ted's challenge! I was hoping to get trick, so I am actually a little envious of you ;)

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  21. Beautiful CAS card, Karen. So pretty and elegant!

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  22. beautiful CAS card and I really like what you did with the orange background.

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  23. this is very elegant, indeed! :) The paper you've created is sooo pretty, and the pin & twine add so much! I LOVE the sentiment... I feel the same way about my mom!

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  24. Outstanding clean and simple beauty. Love the clean lines and wonderful pin you used. Fantastic creation.

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  25. So clean and pretty! love the stitching and that wonderful sentiment!

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  26. What a beautiful and special card!

    Chris L.

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  27. Really stunning!!! Your designing background shows with this elegant card.....beautiful colours very CAS gorgeous!

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  28. Wow - so pretty and elegant! Love the subtle patterned paper and the pin and twine are the perfect embellishments!

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  29. Beautiful card! I love the rich colors, the stitching, the pin, and the lovely sentiment.

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  30. most definitely an elegant card!

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  31. The pin is an exquisite touch to a beautiful card. Gorgeous!

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  32. CAS fabbie-ness!!!! Happy Early Birthday!

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  33. Oh it is Karen. Simple and elegant! The epitome of classic elegance! :)

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  34. Oh, your mom will love this and oh how thoughtful!! Just perfect and yes is elegant!

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  35. This is so classy:-) I love the vintage pin too.. gorgeous!

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  36. Very elegant. The stitching is a nice touch.

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  37. Beautiful card--great fall color and I like the wide ribbon and the pin.

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  38. So simple, so perfect! What great texture you created with the background and that pin is beautiful.

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  39. Karen, this is simplicity at its very best! Truly lovely!

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  40. oh this is just adorable. i love the color choice - nice and simple. and the roses in bloom adds just the right touch. love it.

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  41. Congrats! I saw you won a stamp from Waltzing Mouse

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