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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

When life throws you scraps...


...make a quilt!

Good morning!  We have another fun challenge for you from the ladies at Ruby's Rainbow; for this fortnight, Shaz has chosen our challenge.  Can you guess what it is?  Button It!

I didn't have a concrete plan and then saw this Mo Manning image...I thought it would be perfect!  Her impish grin is just utter cuteness!  The adorable "Fairy Needle" is colored with pencils and her wings are accented with glitter.  The sentiment states: "when life throws you scraps make a quilt".  The quilt-like DP was in my stash...how lucky was that?  Things were finally coming together!  Then I was threading the buttons and thought; "Hmmm, do quilts have buttons?"  I guess mine would!  LOL  The layout is a simple one and the papers are slightly distressed.

Image/Sentiment: Mo Manning
Ink: Printer
Paper: SU! Blushing Bride and Poppy Parade, Lily Bee Designs DP
Embellies: PTI Assorted Buttons/DMC Floss, Doodlebug Glitter (white)
Extras: Prismas/Crayolas/Goo Gone, Spellbinder's Nestabilities, The Paper Studio Sticky Doos

Please check out the rest of the DT's button creations here; we invite you to play along!

I am also entering my card in the following challenges:

A Little Bit Crafty: A Little Bit Shabby
Crafty Cardmakers: Shabby Chic
Dream Valley Challenges: Buttons
Make My Monday: Texture
The Paper Girls: Sew it On
Try It On Tuesday: Textures (buttons, distressing)
Twist of Faith: Things With Wings

Thank you for stopping by!

Angela

25 comments:

Carol Willis said...

Love this Angela. Gorgeous image, papers and layout. Love the sentiment.
Hugs
Caz x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,fab image and colours.xxx

Basslady said...

this is so adorable and sweet, hun!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Jessi Fogan said...

The buttons! You had to know I was going to be excited about those :) SO perfect the way you've stacked them, and the quilty paper, and that totally adorable image...LOVE it :)

Imke said...

Super sweet, Angela and i LOVE all the buttons :-)

Debbie said...

Really love your card dearie.Beautiful bright colours and an adorable image.Hugs Debbie x

Nathalie said...

Very pretty card. I love papers. Thanks for playing with us at Dream Valley.
Nathalie

Debbie said...

This is so cute!! Love all the buttons!! Is Jessi influencing you?? :)

Lin said...

Love how you have continued the sewing theme of the image through into the lovely button display.

Thanks for sharing with us

Lin
Crafty Cardmakers

Linda Palmer said...

It's a darling card. I love the background papers and I love the buttons. You did a beautiful job coloring this sweet image. Love it!

Denise Goeldner said...

Wonderful use of scraps lovely image and all the buttons beautiful hugs teamie xx

Chan BBChan said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.

Betty

Meggymay said...

A wonderful, bright happy card. Thank you for sharing it with us at TioT's this time.
Yvonne

Becci said...

I love hot the stamped image ties so well into the buttons! The perfect reason to sew them on! Thanks for joining us over at the Paper Girls Challenge Blog! :)

Fandhmum said...

This is a beautiful card, thanks for joining in with our texture challenge this week at Make My Monday
Rosie x

Cultivate Life in Joy said...

What an absolute adorable card. Thank you for sharing and joining us at Twist of Faith this week.
Hugs,Antoinette

Jessica said...

Loving those stacked buttons! They go with your quilt and image perfectly. Thanks for sharing on the Paper Girls Challenge Blog.

Sandee Setliff said...

Cute card! Thanks for playing along with us over at TIOT Texture challenge! I have a mixed media give away on my blog, if you are interested :) http://inthehillsofnorthcarolina.blogspot.com/2013/10/frosted-designs-mixed-media-kitand.html

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is a beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley Challenge. Marlene DT

Barb said...

Cute Card--love the Mo Manning image!

Thanks for joining us at the Twist of Faith Challenge--good luck this week. We hope to see you join us in future challenges too. Barb—DT

Julie Reed said...

Cute Card and a fab mo image to use. Thanks for sharing with us at CCM. Jules DT:)

Papercrafting Princess said...

OH I just love how you put it all together. So adorable...Thanks for playing along at Twist of Faith. Hope you join us weekly! Princess DT

Zella said...

This card just couldn't be more adorable!! Great image, fun colors, perfectly colored, and perfect paper all equal a great card! Thanks for joining us this week at Twist of Faith!!
Blessings,
Zella
Twist of Faith DT

Vickie ODell said...

Angela, your papers, image, and buttons go so well together. I like the philosophy expressed in your sentiment, too. Thanks for sharing with us at Twist of Faith!

Sоnia said...

So sweet :) Thanks for joining Crafty Cardmakers' challenge.