Good Thoughts Bear Good Fruit

January 01, 2015

Once again, HAPPY NEW YEAR! I'm happy to have the chance to share with you a card I made using gorgeous supplies from Classy Cards 'n Such! I love to add encouraging sentiments to my cards, and CCNS carries many beautiful stamp sets with uplifting messages. Today my card features one of these stamps, with a saying I firmly believe in.


I started out by die cutting a base layer from Stardream Rose Quartz using Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics A. Then I die cut a filigree frame using Our Daily Bread's Vintage Flourish Pattern. The patterned paper I used is actually digital, and I printed it on White Pearl Linen . Next I stamped and heat embossed in Gold detail a sentiment from Inky Antics Holy Spirit's Fruit stamp set. Centering the already stamped sentiment, I die cut the cardstock with a gorgeous new die from Spellbinders called Victorian Medallion Two, and stenciled the center with Distress Ink in Spun Sugar.


Before mounting all the pieces to my pink card base, I added a piece of gross grain white ribbon across the center of the layers, vertically. Next I adhered the layers to the card base, followed by the medallion right on the center. Finally, I added a small bow on the bottom of the medallion embellished with a gold vintage button.

I hope I've inspired you today both with the beautiful sentiment, as well as with the card itself! Don't forget to visit CCNS store to take a closer look to the products I used to create my card. If you do some shopping, remember to use my code Gracie-10 to get 10% off your entire order!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!


I'd like to submit my card to:
Dies R Us Challenge - Anything Goes / Twist: Something New (medallion die)

Hiding in my Craft Room - Anything but Christmas 
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes 
NBUS - Anything Goes (new medallion die)


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17 comentarios

  1. Gorgeous! My favourite colour! Love the dies used!

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  2. Gorgeous creation as always Gracie! Love that gorgeous die cut! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘ANYTHING GOES with a *NEW* TWIST’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  3. Gorgeous card, Gracie! Love the colors and new die! Hugs!

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  4. Wow, Gracie, nice to see you! You did an amazing job with your design. it's delightful. :) I am sorry you are no longer in our team ! I hope you are fine , I'd like to wish you all the best in the new year!
    Thank you for participating in our challenge from Dies R Us! Come again soon :)

    Barbara
    Dies R Us Challenge Blog DT
    http://carterie-creative.blogspot.fr

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  5. Wow! Each card gets more beautiful. Love the colors. Hugs

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  6. WOW love the way you inked and used the die cuts and love the embossed sentiment
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

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  7. Hi my friend, love this card you have made the dies are fantastic and I love the sentiment
    Such a fun happy card, love the image you have used and the papers too!! Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM
    Jenscrapstoo

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  8. Gracie, my friend, what a beautiful card! I just love the dies and the pinks!
    Thanks for sharing at Hiding in My Craft Room!
    Samantha
    –HIMCR DT
    Designs by Sammy

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  9. Lovely, Gracie! Your layering always inspires and amazes me! Love it! Happy New Year and thanks for visiting. Hugs!

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  10. Congrats, you are one of our lucky winners! Please check back to claim your prize! Thanks for joining us this week at HIMCR!

    Hiding in My Craft Room
    ~Laurie

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  11. This just blew me away Gracielle! Stunning! Hazel x

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  12. Wow, Gracie! Your card is stunning! Thanks so much for participating in our Dies R Us Challenge this month! You always do excellent work and I miss you being on the team! Happy New Year to you...take care, hugs!:-)

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  13. This is spectacular, Gracie! It's a gift itself!! Your design, the colors, and layering, and your flawless execution leave me so inspired!! Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #3!! It's great to see you again! Hugs, Darnell

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  14. I saw ​your card linked at the NBUS challenge and just had to come see it in more detail. Awesome card! I am now your newest follower and would be honored if you visited my blog and became a follower too. http://karenskreativekards.blogspot.com/

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