Super Scraps Saturday - HIMCR #153

June 14, 2014

Happy Saturday! How fun it is to be back with a card for Super Scraps Saturday at Hiding in my Craft Room. This is one of my favorite challenges, and today I have a card featuring paper from our sponsor Paper Temptress.

Paper Temptress is giving away
 a $25 gift certificate 
to one lucky winner

Gorgeous metallic papers travelled all the way to Honduras from Paper Temptress and may I say, they truly are great quality. For today's project I used their Candido Incandescent, which has a subtle golden shimmer and lineal texture that makes it look rich and elegant. In 'real life' it looks like a creamy white, just beautiful!





Materials
Paper Temptress:  
Candido Incandescent
Leather Textured
Classic Linen
Vellum
ODBD Stamps - Faith, Butterfly
Dies - Spellbinders: Fancy Lattice, A2 Matting Basics A, Adorning Squares, Rose Creations. Xcut: Leafy Flourishes
Haj Design Paper - Vibrant Vintage
Brilliance pigment ink used to emboss
Inkadinkado embossing powder in glam gold
Zap! heat tool
Merletto Pearls and crystals
Adhesives: Bazic two sided tape and foam tape, Elmer's Glue All, Stanley 14 watts glue gun
Other generic materials
3/8" gross grain ribbon in tan/light brown
2" one sided lace
Double end pearl stamens in pink Pearl string beads in cream
Vintage button in gold 

Besides the Incandescent paper I also used some other papers from my stash, but, Paper Temptress carries those textures. You can find them linked above on the list of materials, so you can check them out.

Because this card is made of scraps (except for the card base), all the elements were added as harmoniously as possible to create a shabby chic design. I made a bouquet, blooming from the top of the the card's front, and worked the rest around it. I added many embellishments that complement nicely the floral vintage look I was trying to achieve. Finally, a heat embossed sentiment and butterfly from ODBD stamps complete the design.

I hope you have enjoyed today's post, and that you feel inspired to join this week's challenge at Hiding in my Craft Room. All you need to do is visit the blog, follow instructions and link up your creation. Let's get rid of these scraps people! :D

Tomorrow I'll be back with new projects and a tutorial, stop by if you can. Have a great day!

This card is participating in:
Pink/Ivory or White/Tan - ODBD
NBUS (Incandescent paper) - DjKardKreations
Anything Goes - Word Art Wednesday 
Graduation or Anything Goes - Add a Little Dazzle 
Fold It - Craft Hoarders Anonymous





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21 comentarios

  1. Very beautiful! Lots of detail!

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  2. Gracie,
    Gorgeous card, love all the details and embellishments...great paper.

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  3. Hello, Graciellie! I absolutely LOVE your beautiful card. Paper Temptress is a lovely company, and very generous in sponsoring and providing for Design Teams. Patricia, their owner, is a blessing to us at Word Art Wednesday. Thanks so much for sharing this delightful card in our challenge this week. I love the scripture, and all the beautiful elements. You are truly talented, and I thank you for sharing the gifts God has given you. This is a lovely scripture, which is always a blessing to me as well. Have a wonderful week, and please join us again.
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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    1. Karen, thanks so much for your kind, and considerate comment. I appreciate it greatly!

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  4. This is one beautiful card. Patricia has a high quality product that takes paper crafting to a whole new level. I love using scraps and have a quite a few posted projects all scraps. This is so creative, especially the color combo and layout. Thank you for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday. God Bless You!
    Carole Robb Bisson

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  5. This is beautiful Gracielle!! I always love the added texture, details, and dimension you add to your cards!! It us so feminine!! I love the gold embossing!! Thanks for joining the Shining the Light challenge again this week!!

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  6. Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  7. very pretty! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders!

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  8. Beautiful…love the torn, rolled strips to allow for the peek a boo flowers. Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders Anon :)

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  9. Beautiful distressing and embossing! Lovely card! Thanks so much for joining the fun at Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge #9: Fold it!

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  10. this card is stunning, I love the flowers blooming at the top!

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  11. This is such great motivation for using those scraps, Gracie! Your card is gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining my blog and for linking your pretty card in my NBUS Challenge!! I am now subscribing to your blog so I don't miss any posts! Have a great week! Hugs, Darnell

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  12. Such a beautiful card. Love the embossed butterfly! thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  13. Wow! There are so many stunning details to enjoy on this beauty! Beautiful design, textures and bling! It has it all! Thanks for creating with us at ODBD!

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  14. Oh, Gracie, this is stunning! Your work is always a delight to my eyes, and this is beautiful for this week's color challenge! I especially love the heat embossed sentiment in gold - one of my favorite verses! Such a delight with all the beautiful elements! So glad you've joined us again this week for the ODBD Shining the Light challenge, sweet friend! Hugs!

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  15. Beautiful card Gracie. I love all the details you added. The papers you chose are beautiful and perfect for this card. The sentiment is beautiful and I love the gold embossing. Love your card!
    Hugs,
    Lena
    Lena’s Creations

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  16. Such a pretty way to add the flowers! This is lovely! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  17. Great take on the challenge! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog!

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Thanks so much for your kind comments!

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