Thursday, November 25, 2010

Inspirational Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Good morning everyone! Happy Thanksgiving to my friends south of the border...enjoy an awesome day/weekend with family and friends sharing gratitude and great food! :)

Are you ready for another fun-filled day with us 4 Crafty Chicks? We've got an inspiration challenge for you this week and it's also the last Thursday of the month and our lovely Tamie is offering up a super great prize, so be sure to click HERE to participate!


I am the hostess this month and I went in search of "just the right" photo for my inspiration. I scoured a lot of websites before coming back to this beauty from Better Homes and Gardens. I took the Cherry Cobbler and Garden Green colors from the photo and ran with those....



I found this wonderful sketch over at The Paper Players and decided it was "perfect" for what I wanted to do....

...and here is my card using Lovely as a Tree as my "boughs" to hang the decorations from:

Stamps: Lovely as a Tree, Delightful Decorations, Come to Bethlehem; Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green; Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green; Accessories: modern label punch, large oval punch, perfect dots embossing folder, decoration punch, dimensionals, scallop trim border punch, gems, silver thread

My card also qualifies in the following challenges:

Fresh Brewed - "Christmas"
A Spoon Full of Sugar - "anything goes"
Paper Cutz Challenge - Christmas with bling
Stamp and Create - "tis the season"
Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club - "Christmas Anything Goes"
Stamps R Us - "scallops and sparkles"

Be sure to check out the other 3 Crafty Chicks blogs for more gorgussss inspiration:

Leanne Elliott - Banking on Crafts
Melissa Hubert - My Paper Obsession
Thanks for poppin' in this morning! Hope you find some time to sit and craft with this challenge this week - happy craftin! :)

8 comments:

  1. Lori, I loved the picture! I think this is now one of my favorites of your christmas cards. It is stunning and I can't wait to try that bough with lovely as a tree. Awesome challenge this week, thank you.

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  2. This a great card,love the way you used your stamps.Very well done.WTGG.

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  3. Nice card. New follower from SC #276 - Teresea

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  4. Really lovely, thanks for joining us at DCD Christmas Club.
    xx

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  5. lovely card great use of stamps thanks for joining us at DCD christmas club
    hugs sara x

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  6. Nicely done my friend, I love how you used the tree at the top, very cool, love them colors!!

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  7. Beautiful card, very elegant!!

    Great to see your work at Freshly Brewed Challenges! Thanks for joinign us and good luck!!

    Sweet greetings, Saskia :)

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  8. WOW! This is beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at Fresh Brewed Designs!

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