Friday, January 22, 2010


Weeds can't grow in places you have planted flowers.

What a lovey reference of better things to come for a friend going through a difficult time. The background to the sentiment was sponged first, then stitched. The sentiment is a sticker that was left over from scrapbooking. I'm so happy to have used it in a new application, having been inspired by the blog SRM Stickers. For the ribbon embellishment I stitched and then gathered two lengths of the same white satin ribbon (one being dyed in the same tone as the sentiment panel). The bottom white layer peeks out in a few spots. To reiterate the sentiment and add a pop of color, I attached two pins from a collection I had received as a gift (thanks Smokey Joe!) which completes the requirements for the color challenge at SPCC.

Supplies Used: SU Apricot Appeal Cardstock and Ink, Fancy Pants Harvest Pins in Red and Pink, Sentiment Sticker by EK Success, White Satin Ribbon, Thread


  1. You did a great job with the colors! Your soft ribbon and pins are lovely and the quote is wonderful.

  2. What a brilliant way to use the colors. I love it!!! Great pins and what a great sentiment too!

    Deanne - SP {Diva}

  3. Sweet, sweet, sweet! LOVE your ribbon and pins!
    Robbyn - SP Diva

  4. Wow---what a beautiful card! Love touch of color with the pins! Great job!

  5. Stunning card! THe little accents of pink and red really pop on the card.

    Melisa-SP Diva

  6. Oh wow! What a lovely card...LOVE everything about it! Great job with the SP Color Combo! Thanks for playing along with us!

    Stacy - SP Guest Diva

  7. Wow - this is breathtaking. Very cute card. Have you checked out our new challenge blog.

  8. wow. gorgeous! love the ribbon. thanks for playing along with us! - heidi, sp diva

  9. Oh wow! This is such a pretty card! Love that soft ribbon and the pin. Nice sentiment too!

    Lesley :)