January 18, 2012

Anything goes- Whimsical Wednesdays Challenge

T.G.I.Wednesday already  :)
 two more working days and then vacay for me.. Oooooh yea!!! LOL
can ya tell I'm excited much...??
alright, enough of me dreaming and on with the post..
 Us girls over at Whimsical Wednesdays are having out Wednesday challenge reveal.. We were asked to create a card with HEARTS and I decided to use one of the wonderful sentiments from the Whimsical Fun collection..  I have big plans for this card, its going to get sent to my BFF that lives in sunny Florida..

so, here is my card for today's reveal:

I know I complained a lot about the Cricut Craftroom in the beginning, but I am eating my words .. I created this card using the CCR.. It was fun and easy and I got it finished in no time at all.. I guess it just took a few tries to get familiar with the layout of CCR..  the colors of all the cricut cuts (hearts and flowers) are colored in using the color pallette from Lori's Garden cartridge.. I then used my cuttlebug and the Victoria embossing folder to emboss the hearts and that hand cut tag..  The butterflies are a MS punch..
here are a few close ups:
added a few drops of white liquid pearl for some accent and I also rubbed each embossed heart with Ranger distress ink:  blue hearts: blue denim, Green heart: Peeled paint and brown heart: Vintage photo..

My flower and leaves are cut using the Mother's day bouquet cartridge, two different flowers on there, plus I inked the edges using Blue Denim and Peeled Paint distress ink.  I once again colored the flowers in by using the color choice in CCR.. then added a Basic Grey brad to the center..

I also added some lace ribbon, which I ran some thin brown ribbon through and then attached it to the bottom of the card using Glossy Accents..  plus, you can get a close up of the sentiment, which I stamped it onto some green cardstock, cut it to size and then rounded the corners, which I inked with Peeled Paint ink and pop dotted onto the tag..Whew!! a lot of little details, but it was so much fun to put it all together..

so, with that said I want you all to stop by Whimsical Wednesday's and check out what the rest of our amazing DT have been up to..

and before I forget:
Stephanie over at Whimsical Wednesdays is looking for some new design team members.. So, if you enjoy making cards, scrapbook layouts and/or home decor projects, plus you love working with stamps, apply by clicking the contact button at the Whimsical Designs Blog, plus if you want more information you can email Stephanie at

I want to thank you ladies so much for stopping by today and having a look at my project..
Hope everyone has a scrap-tastic week..


  1. What a beautiful card! Love the colors and your inking always makes your projects special. TFS

  2. Aweseome card Nanne .. love those hearts .. CCR huh? I haven't done much with that lately heehee! But I am so glad that somebody around here is getting a vacay .. you deserve it hon!

  3. Beautiful Nanné. The colours, dimension and the embossing are fabulous.... Hugs x

  4. Nanne, this is gorgeous as always. So many beautiful elements in this textural masterpiece. :o) I especially love how you used coordinating ink colors to enhance the embossing on the hearts.. and of course the sweet pearly accents throughout. Lovely work as always!

    Hugs and blessings!

  5. Nann, this is beautiful!!!!! I love the embossing and colors... I can't believe you did this with your Cricut.. Love it!!! Hugs!!
    BTW thanks for changing your comment choice to the drop down!! :o)

  6. Nanne, I am so loving what you are doing with your Imagine. I have so many crafty things that I want to do, and keep forgetting that monster of a machine (not sure how, when it sits right in front of my face in my CR) Your card is gorgeous, love the embossing, the colors, and all the cuts. I specially like the way you put it all together. I am pretty sure I know who this card is going to, she is going to LOVE it. Thanks for adding another wonderful inspirational card to WW!

  7. Beautiful card Nanne! Love your colors choices and all of the embossing!

  8. wowsers nanne your card is so gorgeous. love the colors, embossed hearts, lace/ribbon..everything! hope your days a good one :)

  9. This is just beautiful, Nanne! Love the colors and embossing and great inking. So now that your countdown to the weekend is here, I sure hope you enjoy it!

  10. This is so gorgeous Nanne! I love everything about it...the colors, the embossing, the lace, the flower and butterflies and the sentiment is perfect! Your BFF will love it! Your cards are just as gorgeous as your layouts!