Friday, July 1, 2011


If you do - SHOW ME! Don't be shy!

Run, GALLOP even, but DO NOT walk into your craft area....
Just Us Girls NEED YOU! It's time for a SKETCH challenge!

And we want YOU! Show us your crafty courage and PLAY ALONG!

You don't have to have CRAZY courage.... {Like my HUSBAND, riding our
THOROUGHBRED out onto the Highway this evening....!!!!} YOU just have
to resign yourself to be thoroughly INSPIRED by this great sketch, brought
to you by our very courageous and talented, Kathryn... It's a SUPER start
to WHATEVER creative giddy-up you may have RIGHT thar, on your
craft table! C'mon super friends - this is WHAT I'm talkin' about ............!

{Yee HAW!}

Check out what JUST some of my fave crafty girls are up to...

our LATEST wonderful guest designer...
{Get READY to gasp!}

Christina MacLaren

Christina will be with us for the Jolly old month of JULY!
I hope you're ready for some might fine JU-JU!

Yee Haw!

Thanks for moseying on BY! I SURE do appreciate it!

Supplies -

C/S - Stampin' Up!
D/P - My Mind's Eye {Main cowboy/horse image}; Stampin' Up!
Stamp - Waltzing Mouse Designs
Ink - Stampin' Up; Colorbox
Want2Scrap™ - NESTABLING™ & Finesse Swirls Black Rhinestone
Dies & GRAND CALIBUR™ - Spellbinders™
Sticker Letters - Basic Grey


Karen said...

That horse looks like he's gonna jump & ride right on out of my monitor! (What was your husband up to?! lol) Love the image & all that stitching. The stitching & inking on the bottom stitched layer make it look like it's layered upon leather from here...great card! :>

LeAnne said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE this....I was hoping you would tell me this was a digi! I just love that image!

Nancy said...

WOW, cowgirl! Your card is amazing! I love everything about it!

Rosemary said...

another mighty purdy card you got there little lady! you sure know how to channel the old west! fabulous!

Lisa Kind said...

What a great card! You sure do have courage by adding in all these fab embellishments and making it look like it was all supposed to be there! Beautiful card, Elise!

~amy~ said...

bling and cowboys...excellent work my dear!

Andrea M said...

Oh. My. Holy. Heavens. This is SUPERB!!! AMAZING!!! How in the heavens did you cut out pieces of the image so they extend outside the circle? This is such a FIIINE interpretation of the sketch friend! WOW! And the bling, my goodness, the bling!!!! LOVE the colors and the DP!!! And your hubby rode your THB out on the highway?! That is some kind of courage indeed!!!

Dana Gustafson said...

Yippy kai yai yay! Woohoo! This cowboy courage card sets my silver spurs to spinnin! Nobody and I mean NOBODY makes a western paper sing like you do. Another winner, my friend!

Carol L said...

As you've said so often yourself.........YEE-HAWWW!! This is fabulous girl!! I love how that bronc buster is exploding right out of that circle!! Nobody does cowboy quite like you, and this card is just a blockbuster!!! I can't stop staring at it!!!