Monday, March 12, 2012


Hi everyone, greetings from Northern Alabama again where it was such a pretty day.  Up in the high 70's and tomorrow is suppose to be up in the 80's.  My tulips are blooming and everything is turning so green, as is my card for today....GREEN !!!

I wanted to try something different after my last disaster doing something new but this time I decided to go with some green burlap on my card.  I hand stitched with some floss at two of the corners and embellished with some punched flowers and gems.  The sentiment says "Gratitude is the fairest blossom that springs from the soul."  I used all different colors of greens, and they all compliment each other.  On the inside I left the top half of my card blank because I wanted to be able to show the beautiful embossing.  The bottom half is more flowers and a space for a personal message.
Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you all are having the same nice weather as we are...

Supplies I used:
Image - TLC Sentiments
Card Stock - Joann's Fabrics and Crafts
Embossed Card Stock - Core'Dinations - Susana's Custom Art
Die Cuts - Cheery Lynn Circle Dies 
White Flowers - Michael's Arts and Crafts
Solid Green Paper Flowers - Paper Studio Punch
Gems and Burlap - Hobby Lobby
Floss - My Stash
Adhesive - Sookwang

I will be entering this card in the following challenges:


  1. got into lots of challenges with this one! I'm feeling a little overtired lately and haven't even made any cards...
    Been busy helping my daughter with the kids, helping DH sort the stamps from his Dad's collection and helping a friend who is seriously ill and off work.
    Now I need to sort my room before I can get my mojo back...teehee

    Very nice card!

  2. Fabulous card,love all the texture and colours...
    Mandy x

  3. I love your green burlap, what a wonderful idea, looks fabulous! Beautiful card.

  4. Beautiful creation, thank you so much for sharing your lovely work with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge this week
    Hugs Kate xx

  5. Just perfect, love all the gorgeous greens and that burlap looks fab!Inside looks amazing, too, love the embossing.
    Hugs Jo x

  6. I love the burlap, the texture must be awesome! :) The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!

  7. Fab work sweetie thanks for playing at Divas hugs rebekah xx

  8. Just stopped by from Sugar Creek Hollow, I love your card! The burlap was a great idea, looks wonderful!

  9. WOW, that burlap is fantastic! Great job!

    thanks for joining us this week at SCH!

    Holly SCH DT

  10. Love the burlap. The card is just great. Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU.

  11. Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles!

  12. Gorgeous card! Love all the flowers! So glad you joined us this week at Raise The Bar!

  13. Love the burlap and color scheme in this creation. Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week. Linda

  14. thanks for cooking it up with katie this week!

  15. How stunning. Those flower are just beautiful. Thanks for playing with us this week at Whimsical Wednesdays. Hope to see you back again soon :)


  16. Great take on our theme this week. Thank you for joining in at secret Crafter.Linda x

  17. now that burlap is an awesome idea
    thanks for playing at Sugar Creek Hollow - sure hope to see you again
    SCH DT

  18. Love your card and the inspiration you created, Sassy Joann! It's perfect for our challenge at Sugar Creek Hollow this week and I agree with Linda... the burlap is a nice touch. We have a new challenge Saturday, so I hope you will join us again. Be well... Hugs, Peggy

  19. Gorgeous card - love all the texture!
    Thanks for playing at the Secret Crafter saturday Challenge...hope you'll join us tomorrow for another fun challenge!
    Helen x

  20. What a lovely card! Love how you used burlap! Thanks for joining the Pixies at Pixie Dust Studio!

  21. Thanks so much for joining us on our "New Green Dress for Ms Spring" challenge at Digistamps 4 Joy. Good luck in the draw. Please join us for the next exciting challenge which starts tomorrow!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang

  22. Beautiful! Love those flowers. Thank you for playing along with us at Digistamps 4 Joy!

    xx Star


Thank you so much for your kind comments. I read every one of them. Have a fantastic day.

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