Friday, November 4, 2011

I'd like to make a point....

A very tall, proud and memorable POINT!

... and I'm making that point, in the FORM of a card!

That's right, sweet and fun friends of blogland - let us LEAD you...
right out of that SQUARE box you've been crafting in - it's SKETCH
time with Just Us Girls - and WE'RE waiting for YOU! Play with us!

Our, beloved, Dana... {!} is leading us on this LOVELY journey!
She created this SPLENDID sketch to inspire and dazzle us, the
way ONLY Dana can - {who THINKS "maybe TRIANGLE?"}
Yup, it's Dana. Do you feel like this card looks a little familiar?
{tee hee!} Well, don't be too perplexed... you may have seen this
fabulous crafty bit on the pages of CREATE Holidays out on the
stands, right now!!! And ALSO, she has a similar shaped Birthday
card in the pages of the November CARDS magazine ... OMG!

{Rock STAR!} Yeahooooooo!

So, I'm REALLY diggin' the FAB-A-LICIOUS creative vibes
generated around Just Us Girls Headquarters - you BET!
I hope you'll visit my dear friends and fabulous designers
from the JUGS team - they kick OUT some amazing stuff
week after week and, let's face it - we ALL love LOVE! {!}


And this month we're welcoming another fabby, talented JugHEAD
favorite "player" and designer, extraordinaire, Kim O'Connell!
Welcome, Kim! We are SO looking forward to sharing the DT mojo
with lovely you! What fun!

Meanwhile - I have to just share a few hoarding.. Ur, uh, I mean
triumphs from the creation of this card. I high-fived myself
for "having" materials on hand, that ... heightened the creative
process for me in ways only a true hoarder.. uh, ur, I mean
COLLECTOR can relate to...

{I know. I'm crazy.}

LIKE a FOX in the TURKEY house!!! THIS paper, my friends,
is from the FEARLESS flyer, from Trader Joe's, this time, LAST
year - and I SAVED it for JUST this card! {Tee Hee}

Combined with {brown!} Nestabling circles from Want2Scrap™,
and OLD stamp from Creative Imaginations, and CURRENT
stamps from Wplus9DesignStudio {*Swoon!}!!! THIS card
WAS... SOOOOOOOO... MUCH.... FUN.... to make!

What a TRULY inspiring composition! I know YOU are going
to love it - so, SERIOUSLY, why hold back? PLAY with us!
WE cannot wait to be inspired RIGHT BACK when we gaze
upon your talented output... {No pressure....!}

Wait - YES, pressure! PLAY WITH US!

{You'll be glad you did!}

Thanks, SO much, for stopping by!

Supplies -

C/S - Stampin' Up!
D/P - Basic Grey; TRADER JOE'S flyer
Stamps - Wplus9DesignStudio; Creative Imaginations
Ink - Stampin' Up!; Versafine
Bling - Want2Scrap™
Ric-Rack - Brytex
Embellishment Thread - My STASH
Die Cut shapes - Spellbinders™
Medallion Punch - Martha Stewart Crafts


~amy~ said...

your card is super wonderful...absolutely gorgeous...I love a sketch challenge and this is calling my name:)

Lynn said...

Elise, Oh my...this wins...wins..wins...this is my favorite card I've ever seen of the inking of the pumpkins/leaves...and all the little touches..gems, stitching. Perfection!

TesaB said...

WOW! Sooooo totally WONDERFUL! Such a fun sketch and your take is totally TOTALLY gorgeous!!!! :)

Rosemary said...

hey there little cowgirl... this is one rootin' tootin' spec-tac-u-lar card!! it is you at your crafty finest, my friend!! LOVE IT!!!!

SAMARA said...

so so cool Elise! thanks for your kind comments on my site. I LOVE this - board, banner but not banner, card but not...oh I know...CREATION! It is absolutely stunning! Everything about it. From top to bottom...very classy. Have a great weekend Elise. Samara

Vicki Dutcher said...

So gorgeous!! Love the added circle with the bling -- excellent creation~

Karen said...

You are a Collector, my dear. A. Co. LLec. Tor. And a vintage one at that. I mean that Trader Joe's Fearless Flyer, saved for this very crafty occasion? Vintage! AND GENIUS!!! :>

Indy's Designs said...

Fantastic take on the sketch! I love the Thanksgiving theme.

Dana Gustafson said...

Oh my fall crafty queen! Once again you have shined up your sceptre and absolutely mastered the presentation of all that is autumn splendor. One could call it....FEARLESS! (how much do I love that you saved a FF for this very day??!). I bow down to your use of burnt orange, golden sun and craft!!

Mynn xx said...

Oh, wow! LOVE that you used an autumnal theme--it turned out marvelously! :) Gorgeous job!!!

Lisa Kind said...

Wow! I LOVE the colors of this beauty! This is one great fall triangle card! Great job with the challenge!

Andrea M said...

This is tri-sided perfection my friend!!! This is GORGEOUS! I am so digging those GORGEOUS pumpkins surrounded by bling *SWOON*. And the Trader Joe's Turkey, well that's just up-cycling at it's FINEST! AMAZING, as ALWAYS!!!

Marlena M. said...

This is incredible, Elise! I love odd shapes and sizes. ;)

Kathryn B said...

Elise you've done it again...made me speechless ( my family is thankful! LOL!!!) This is just so rustic and just perfect for a Thanksgiving card! I'd make this the center piece at my table! Love the papers and the rossette with the wee turkey! Fab job GF!

Witchcrafted Life said...

This is nothing short of fabulously wonderful! So fun, creative, and festively delightful!!!

Wishing you a beautiful, creativity fueled week ahead!