Tuesday, August 2, 2011

CR84FN Challenge 35 - Lavender, Celery, and Gray Thank You!


I hope everyone is having a good week!  I can't believe it is August already. The weather here is still hot and humid.  My garden looks totally wilted!  I go out to water and the mosquitos start to swarm.  You know it's bad when even the dog wants back in the house!

I told you last week our Boy Scout Troop was hosting a troop that was riding from Illinois to Niagara Falls.  Some of our scouts escorted them 25  miles out and then returned home .  My husband, son and daughter took the 50 mile trek and did very well considering how hot it is here.  My job was rescue vehicle driver - like all good scouts you need ot be prepared for anything.   I had the bike rack on the back of my car and was ready with Gatorade and mobile air conditioning.  Fortunately no one required assistance and the adventure was complete with no incidents.

Things are back to normal now so had some time to work on my card for the CR84FN color challenge.  My favorite thing about participating in a challenge is that it gets me to try something new and step out of my comfort zone.  I know when I start working on a card I tend to gravitate to the same colors or a particular style.  Lately it seems like alot of purples for me so this week isn't such a big stretch - but sometimes I don't know where to begin!  Here's my card - I hope you like it!

Supplies Used:
Stamp:  Just Rite Stampers Heart to Heart
Die Cuts:  Spellbinders Lattice Pendant, Labels 18, and Just Rite Custom Rectangle
Ribbon:  Hug Snug Lavender
Ink:  Momento Sweet Plum  / Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Antique Linen
Glitter paper:  K & Co. Amy Butler Collection 
Polka dot paper:  My Mind's Eye Market Street Collection

9 comments:

pink latte said...

Wow! This is beautiful card! :)

Cher said...

Your card is so beautiful! I love your combination of color, pattern and texture!!! The way you layered your dies...fabulous! I'm writing it down, it's the area that always frustrates me the most :( Anyway, I agree with you...it's fun to step outside your comfort zone! Looking forward to getting to know you! Thanks so much for the wonderful comments you left on my blog...Hugs!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

STUNNING Card Jeanne! Love the beautiful, ornate JR image and all your layers! Pure elegance! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

Becky said...

This is such a beautiful, elegant card!!

Sue Lelli said...

Jeanne, LOVE LOVE LOVE the papers and that Beautiful tag sentiment! So PRETTY! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

Lisa said...

Lots of very lovely layers going on here!! Pretty :)

MTNestor said...

Jeanne,
Such a beautiful card. Stunning use of the colors in the different layers of this card.

Penny N.

Andrea M said...

This is positively STUNNING!!! WOW!!! This card has it all - shimmer, beautiful colors and amazing embellies!!! WOW! Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN!

Debgem said...

Jeanne - this is wonderful. Full of beautiful texture. I really like the doily and ornate stamp on the sentiment, and the fab bow with lovely little beads. Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN!