Friday, March 14, 2008

Easter Tulips

I went to a SU party tonight for a friend of mine, and man was it fun. I always love getting together with friends to do something I love. We talk, eat, stamp, and goof off, can't beat it. She had an awesome turnout, and was $600+ by the time we left, woohoo!!! That never happens to me when I host a party. I am a demo, but I still go to her parties to support her and my friend Lyndee, who is her demonstrator. Lyndee rocks, and lets me still have the demo discount(part of the reason why I still order, cause let's face it, if she didn't I probably wouldn't, I mean it only makes since, right!!). I think she knows that I would totally give her the discount too!!!

I got home, and of course, was having computer withdrawals, so I had to get on SCS and see if the Limited Supplies Challenge was posted, and it was!!! The challenge was to make a card using no specialty tools.......say WHAT!!!! No punches, no cuttlebug, no paper piercer, nothing. Be still my heart, can you make a card without that stuff??? Well, of course you can, but why would you, unless someone challenged you to do it!!! This card was so simple, and took about 10 minutes to make from start to finish. I don't know if it is my favorite card I have ever made, but I still like it. I made it to send to some of my more religious family members, you know the ones who think the Easter bunny isn't what Easter is all about, which is true(but I still LOVE my bunnies!!). It was stamped with Timber Brown Stazon on Whisper White and colored with SU markers. I put Crystal effects on it, layered it with Chocolate Chip and it was done. The rest of the card is pretty self explanatory, and I just want to go on record and say, I did not use a punch for the tag or the brads, I hand cut the shape behind the hardware and just poked the brads through the paper. That's all for me know, lots to do, and I still need to figure out when I am going to sleep. Thanks for looking and have a great day!!
Stamps-Both Way Blossoms and All Holidays
paper-Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Spring Flowers
ink-Timber Brown Stazon
tools-stylized silver hardware, SU markers, chocolate chip satin ribbon

14 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Jessie...I love the colors and the layout! And the HPH adds so much elegance! Pefect!!

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  2. Wow!! This is so stunning!! I thought I was gonna skip this challenge at first.......I mean really........No Tools???? YIKES!!!!!! You did such a fab job though that it sure didn't suffer from not being able to use tools!!! I love those colors together too!!! Way to go!!! Are you almost done with all your Easter cards? You've been on a roll!!

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  3. very beautiful card Jessie, I just love the richness of the chocolate chip ribbon. Man I just placed 3 SU orders and I didn't even to think to throw an order in for that ribbon (which I am all but out of)

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  4. What a great workshop...how fun! Love your card - the ribbon and the hardware look amazing against the polka dot dp and the Tulips are just beautiful!

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  5. Wow, this card is just gorgeous. What a lovely layout! And I wish I could tie a bow like yours. Yours are gorgeous and mine are crooked and crazy-like ~ LOL~

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  6. This is soooo pretty. That bow is perfect!!

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  7. and you still make a wonderful card without all those tools...beautiful!

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  8. Lesa (okcapitolgirl)March 14, 2008 at 9:39 PM

    Oh my goodness! This is gorgeous! Doesn't look like limited supplies to me!

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  9. This is gorgeous, Jessie -- love the choc. chip and yellow together. Sweet and classy combo!

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  10. This is a beautiful card. Very nice. Joan

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  11. Laura (scrapnextras)March 15, 2008 at 1:22 PM

    This is so beautiful! Love yellow and brown...now I would not have put them alone by themselves but now that you've done it...they ROCK! Gorgeous as always!

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  12. Hi jessie,
    i really love this card !!!!your colors are just exquisite on this card.tfs,
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  13. How beautiful is this !! Love the colors !!

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  14. LOVE IT! I was too chicken to try the LSC!! Maybe I will....you've inspired me!

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