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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

You Are The Music - Shopping Our Stash

Hello, Crafty Peeps!
Time for another opportunity to reduce your Stash!  It is really nice to see that my stack of paper bits and pieces is slowly decreasing.  Each week at SOS, I get a chance to pull something from that stack to create my project.  This week, we are challenging you to use ONE COLOR.

 I really wanted to clear away some of my Rust colored paper.  I tend to get into cycles where I create cards in the same color family for weeks and weeks.  Earth tones are a staple for me...I love them!  Unfortunately, when I looked at my "all rust" card, it was just hard on the eyes
 I was excited to find that in my Graphic 45 Stash, I had several pieces of"Secret Garden" papers that coordinated perfectly with my palette and allowed me to introduce the much needed cream neutral.
The lovely "Prima Flowers"and the Label Die, are from my Amazing Birthday Haul given to me by my ever supportive Hubby!  The Fiber ribbon was also included in my haul.  
The cute little bird and flower charm was a gift from an online craft store.  
They include these little charms with each order and it is always fun to see what I will get! 

The inside is pretty simple!  
I just love my LaBlanche Harp Stamp; another item from my Birthday Haul!
The embossed panel is from my stash, as are the creme pearls.


  1. You always create such beautiful cards thanks for sharing!!!

  2. wow this is a gorgeous card Chana.

    gr karin

  3. what a gorgeous card! wow, wow, WOW!!! :)

  4. This is so gorgeous, Chana! Wonderful colors, layout and textures! Love it, inside and out!

  5. Stunning card, Chana. Love the earth tones and am a devotee of G45 papers!! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ December challenge.

  6. Fabulous card and layout Chana. I saw this on MIM..Loz

  7. Stunning card Chana!1 The colors are beautiful, the bow and all the dp, just beautiful!
    Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges.

  8. This turned out amazing! I absolutely love this color palette, the quote and the fabulous ribbon you used! Thanks for joining us at Use Your Stuff this week!

  9. Oh wow this is just so beautiful with wonderful autumn colouring and textures. Thank you for your always inspirational comments over at my little space in blogland xxx
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  10. I'm glad to know I'm not the only one who feels in a colour rut some days! The cream is the perfect addition - gorgeous card!

  11. Beautiful card. Great texture and colors. The harp is gorgeous. I watched your Birthday hall video. Wow you got the jack pot. Congrats! TFS!

  12. Super use of rust! I, too, would have been compelled to add cream to break it all up. :)

    And that charm is awesome. I tend to hoard mine. Maybe I'll use them in 2014. Could happen.

  13. This card looks stunning, Chana! Love the colors and how you integrated the inside of your card with the front. Gorgeous! Dropping by from MIM:)

  14. Lovely as always. Loving all of the texture. And the colors are perfect together.

  15. So beautiful. The papers and bow are so awesome together.We at Loves Rubber Stamps, are so super excited to have you join us during our Holiday Blitz! We wish you Luck and a Merry Christmas! Tons of Hugs, Dangina

  16. Hello Chana. Thank you for stopping on our blog. I like your work. I hope I'll see you soon.
    Hugs from Slovenia, Vilinke

  17. Lovely card.

    Thanks for sharing at Love to Create this time.


  18. Beautiful!! So elegant!! Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out Challenge blog, best of luck!

  19. Gorgeous colours & such a fab card design - love this one, Jx

  20. WOW that is just gorgeous! I love the rust and all those layers...amazing!

  21. First off 'Merry Christmas'.... Thank you so much for joining in with the LEJ Designs Challenge No. 84 - Anything Goes.

    This is gorgeous. I love the colour choices. The backing papers are lovely and work perfectly with the very beautiful and dimensional embellishments. I love all the detail and layers.

    This is the last Challenge of the year, as well as the last 'weekly challenge'. As of the 7th January, we will be going to Monthly Challenges and I hope you will join in with plenty more of our challenges in 2014.

    <3 & Hugs
    Lisa xxxx LEJ DT Organiser

  22. Beautiful card! Love the fold, embellishments, and how you framed the sentiment!
    Thank you for sharing your project with us at Love to Create Challenges this week.
    Wishing you a blessed Holiday Season!
    Ruza, LTC Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

  23. What a beautiful card, great layout and perfect for our Anything Goes challenge. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine and hope to see you again soon.

    Sharon x

  24. Gorgeous card, love the bow! Thanks for playing along in our Holiday Blitz at Loves Rubberstamps!


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Hugz, Chana