Wednesday, October 21, 2009

New to the Blogging World! -- Raspberry Suite Color Challenge #18

So I'm new to the blogging world--call me a Blog Virgin, if you will--so please bear with me . . . 
I absolutely love Dawn McVey's cards, so why not have my first post be a response to one of her card challenges--Raspberry Suite Color Challenge #18:


. . . and here's the card I created:


Now, the colour in the photo is making the raspberry look more orange (sorry).

Supplies-- this is where I'm the novice--I don't always keep packaging/labels, so I've forgotten where half of them have come from.
Cardstock: I bought the green cardstock at a garage sale, so I have no clue as to name of colour or company; Raspberry patterned cardstock ???
Stamps: Border stamp repeated on cream cardstock--Stampology Border Stamps; "thanks a bunch" stamp--See-D's Phrases Collection
Ink: ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink--Dark Brown; Distress Ink Walknut Stain
Embellishments: Ribbon--Offray Antique White; Pink jewels--local Dollar store

Yay--I did it--losing my Blog Virginity was not so bad ;)

12 comments:

  1. This card is super cute!
    Question...any chance your hubby's name is Marc? I went to teachers college with a Marc Frayne who got married shortly after, and I believe has two sons! If so, SMALL WORLD!!!!

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  2. Tammy,
    Gorgeous card - welcome to the world of blogging...I just started in July - very addictive and relaxing at the same time! Does that make sense!

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  3. Lisa--it is indeed a small world! You did go to Teacher's College with my husband Mark. He's teaching Phys. Ed now at a local high school. Are you teaching? I like your blog!

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  4. Gorgeous patterns used in this and love the rhinestones next to the sentiment!

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  5. Cute card. I love the stamp, thanks a bunch.

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  6. Beautiful Card! I love your mix of patterns & the scallop edging is lovely!

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  7. Great card! LOVE all the stamping! Now that you've lost your virginity - there will be no end to the amount of time you spend on the computer posting and leaving comments for others and reading and ........

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  8. Your card is awesome... so glad you posted your 'first' time with such an elegant one! Don't worry too much about the 'ingredients' to your cards - just enjoy making them ;)

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  9. So pretty! I love the patterns! :)

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  10. Wow - this is so pretty! Your mixture of patterns and the distressed edges are such lovely touches. Great job. Thanks for sharing!

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