Friday, April 15, 2011

Just Us Girls #80 color challenge...and happy birthday LISA!


Hey JUGs fans!  This is BIRTHDAY week at Just Us Girls!  First, our dear Elise and now, our hostess with the mostest, the lovely Lisa Kind!  Lisa picked our challenge colors this week and bonus challenges us to make it a birthday card.....well, THAT was easy since I needed a card to send to my friend! Happy Birthday Lisa!  Not only do the JUGs want to wish Lisa a very happy birthday but check out this post over at My Time Made Easy for a complete list of creative ladies who are kicking off the birthday wishes in beautiful style. 



I've been trying my hand at crepe paper streamer flowers lately and I just happened to have this pretty pale coral color!  Having fun with distressed cardboard for the leaves, music paper bordered with Nestabling pennant in silver and lots of other fun and shabby details.

Including these vintage cream colored pearls I salvaged from a piece of jewelry.  LOVE giving new life to bits and baubles.

Ready to infuse some new vigor in your color palettes?   I think you'll love playing along with Just Us Girls this week in color challenge #80!
And please also leave some love for the FABULOUS April guest designer, Teresa Kline!
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Paper: Papertrey Ink, vintage book print
Stamps: Clearly Vintage and Papertrey Ink
Bling: Want2Scrap
Ink: Staz on, SU!
Dies and punches: Papertrey Ink, spellbinders and Martha Stewart
Embosser: Cuttlebug
Craft Supply: twine, beads, buttons, floss, crepe party streamer

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8 comments:

Daniela said...

Beautiful card, Love the colors and the crepe paper flower.

~amy~ said...

stunning Dana!

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

This ia amazing, I adore the twine and pearls.....such sweetness...have super weekend!

.enjoy *~*

Lisa Kind said...

Gorgeous! Where do I begin? You always manage to add so many fun things to look at in just one card! Love the nestabling, that beautiful flower and the pearls hanging from the twine. Beautiful use of the colors and thanks so much for the birthday wishes! You girls are so sweet to surprise me with this fun hop, too! I'm so fortuntate to have friends like you...wish we could celebrate together! Love you!

Terre said...

Dana, I am loving this card, from the Nestabling to the Spellbinders Pennant die template you rocked this card, your crepe paper flower is BEAUTIFUL too.

Heather Jensen said...

This is beautiful, Dana. I love this color combination. I will be playing along for sure this week. :)
Hugs~

Kathryn B said...

Love how all these different design papers just seem to flow together so nicely! Love your peachy flower! Awesome job Dana!

Andrea M said...

Oh my Dana!!! How positively BEAUTIFUL!!! Love that Nestabling!!! Such gorgeous layers and beautiful embellishments! Love the pearls too! The flower is MAGNIFICENT! Way to rock the colors!!!!