Thursday, April 14, 2011

Best card




SO this is a card that I am going to send to my mom for her birthday. So I hope she doesn't look at my blog before then.
I personally love this card. The best I have ever made!
Anyways I used Creative imaginations South Seas paper as the background (double-sided). Then I stamped the background with all the stamps from Tim Holtz's set HABERDASHERY CMS105. Then I used a teal piece of scrap paper (sorry don't know the brand) and used the Tim Holtz's Sewing Room die with my vagabond die cutting machine. That thing was the best X-mas present I have ever gotten!! Anyways, I then took ribbon and wrapped it on like a skirt. Used another scrap piece of paper to make the shirt. Next, I took floss and wrapped it around the bobbin.
I finally used my new SewEasy design stitch runner. Then I took silver thread and stitched all around the two sides. That took alot of time but it was soooo worth it. I sewed on the fake paper button.
For the inside I needed to cover up my stitching so I decided to mat the inside. I used bazzill cardstock on both sides. Placed the words from Making Memories Sew.. on the front and Happy Birthday on the inside. And last but not least, I took Glossy accents to attach the hanger looking paper clips!
So this is my wonderful card. I hope you like and thanks for looking!

Challenges for this project:
1) Aud Sentimentals- Anything Goes (Thur)
2) Lili of the Valley- Happy Birthday (Thur)
3) Pixie Dust Studio- Say it Aloud (Thur)
4) Crafty Creations- Paper piecing (Wed)
5) Truly Scrumptious- Vintage (Wed)
6) Anita Be Stampin- Anything Goes (Tues)
7) Ladybug Crafts Ink- Celebrations (Tues)
8) Papertake Weekly- Truly Dimensional (Tues)
9) Tuesday Throwdown- Sparkle and Bling (Tues)
10) Craft your Passion- 2 by 2, my 2 is the form as a stamp and as a die (Mon)
11) Karen's Doodles- Happy Birthday (Mon)
12) Squigglefly- Fabric/ Stitching (Mon)
13) There's Magic in the Air- Fabric/ Stitching (Mon)
14) Totally Stampalicous- Anything Goes (Mon)

25 comments:

  1. What a fantastic card JoAnn... love the idea and the beautiful elements you have brought to it.

    Thanks for joining us at Karens Doodles this week :)

    Elaine ♥

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  2. Wow what a stunning card I love your little embellies Thank your for joining us at Craft your passion
    Hugs
    Tamara

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  3. WOW!! you have put a lot of work and love into this card....you Mom will love it no doubt!! How fun and creative...thanks for joining us at There's Magic in the Air.

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  4. Wow, what a special card! She's sure to love it. It's fabulous JoAnn! Thanks for playing Squigglefly's challenge!

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  5. what a fabulous card - your mum will love it . I love all the dressmaking elements .. just wonderful
    Thanks for joining us at Ladybug crafts ink for our celebration challenge this week
    Lisa x

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  6. Such a fabulous card, wonderful colours and your details are inspired and exquisite!!!

    So glad you could join us at Truly Scrumptious,
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  7. WOWZER!! This is totally brilliant!! Love your fun theme and the fun dressmaking elements here!! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Squigglefly challenge!! Smiles, Vicki

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  8. oh wos, love this, especially the little extra:)
    Thanks for joining us on Karen's Doodles and good luck
    Anne x

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  9. What a beautiful project. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments and celebrating our 1st Birthday with us.

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  10. How Pretty...and I'm sure your mother will love it....thank you so much for playing with us at Paper Cupcake/TMITA

    Gloria Westerman Paper Cupcake DT

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  11. This is a lovely card.
    Thank for playing with us at Craft Your Passion and hope to see you again next week.

    Shatam (CYP, DT)

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  12. I love all the details in your card. It's gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

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  13. WOW! This is fantastic - love all of the embellishments! Thank you for helping us celebrate our one year birthday at Aud Sentiments!

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  14. Gosh this is totally fabulous what a beautifully designed card love the images and colours thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  15. Wow! What a wonderful design! Beautifully made and I'm sure your Mom will love it! Thanks for playing the Crafty Creations challenge!
    smiles,Deena

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  16. Wow! How creative! I love it! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Anita Be Stampin Challenges!

    XXX

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  17. Very cool! Love this!! Thanks for joining us at Anita Be Stampin!

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  18. Fun! Thanks for playing along with the "Anything Goes" Anita Be Stampin Challenge!

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  19. Fabulous card :-) I love the stamps you used and all the die cuts and details are perfect :-) I am sure your mum will love this !!

    thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  20. What a super cool card! Love the ribbon on the dress form and the thread.. love it! Thanks so much for joining us this week over at Anita Be Stampin!

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  21. Fantastic card! The dress and spool are FABulous! Thank you for joining us at the Anita Be Stampin Challenge! :)

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  22. Your card is very beautiful!!! I love all the sewing embellishments!
    I do need to let you know though that in order to be in the drawing for the prize with LOTV your card needs to use an LOTV product. I would hate for you to miss out on the prize!
    Thanks for joining the LOTV Challenge this week!
    Hugs, Dena

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  23. Thanks for joining us in our birthday celebration at Aud Sentiments. Good luck with your dt application
    Hugs,
    julie

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  24. A pretty card. Lovely colors and cute image. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments Challenge blog for our Anything Goes Challenge! I hope you will join us again and good luck!

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  25. Such a wonderful project. Thanks for joining us this week at Truly Scrumptious. Hugs Michele x

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