Friday, January 13, 2012

it's good to have a hobby...

 Happy Friday!

Can you believe that it is almost mid-January?!

Here's a happy card filled with fun colors.


The sculptured flower is from the very lovely Karen Baker...The string is recycled from a Lawn Fawn order:)

My colors were inspired by the latest CR84FN45:


My bloggie friend li-bee-ti alerted me to a fun challenge over at Get Creative:


It's to design a card with a tag that is the focal point!  My card fits perfectly for the challenge!  Thanks li-bee-ti!!!!

I hope you have a FAB Friday!!!

47 comments:

  1. Nice colours! :)
    and I can't believe it's already mid-Jan!! Time is flying by too fast!

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  2. ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS tag, Amy! LOVE the patterned papers and the embossing on the background...you did an AMAZING job with this colour combo!

    Hugs,
    Naomi

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  3. Gorgeous card Amy! works great for that challenge. Feels so good for me to start visiting my friends blogs again, I have missed it. Hope you are doing great! :) :) :)

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  4. Love the embossing on the card base. Fabulous color choices!

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  5. This is so fun Amy! Love those colors on the tag and the fabulous texture on the card base!

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  6. lovely challenge card, amy:)

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  7. Loveeeeeeeeeee this!! LOVING those colors and the sentiment too!!! And hehehehehehe... I found those stickers and posted a card using them today!!!! Woot! Woot!! :):):):):):):):):):):)

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  8. Ooh, gorgeous! I LOVE that color combo. So eye catching with the pop of blue and orange. Love it mixed with the kraft and the embossed card base. :)
    I was just thinking how quickly this month is flying by, too. Why does each day seems just a little bit shorter than the previous? Scary!

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  9. This is just lovely!! Such great colors.

    Deanne :)

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  10. Super sigh and swoon over how you've combined those colors! Love it.

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  11. Ohh!! So pretty Amy! I love your interpretation of the challenge. Indeed; it's great to have a hobby!

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  12. Great card! I love the blue and orange!

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  13. That color combo is fabulous!!! Have a happy weekend!

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  14. Great take on the colors! Did you make the sentiment sticker yourself? It is awesome too! Love it!

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  15. What to work your goodies and congrats on your win... where did I see you win? Brain fart.

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  16. Wonderful card, Amy! I know your Friday the 13th will be fabulous, because you started out the day with these colors! Have a great day!

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  17. I absolutely agree - it is good to have a hobby - especially a crafting one!! I love this tag and the embossed backing too. Fab! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

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  18. That's a beauty, Amy!! Your recycled string ROCKS!

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  19. How fun Amy! Great mix of patterned papers and I LOVE the sentiment :) thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

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  20. Well seeing you use a bloom makes me smile, seeing it used this way in such a fabulous card makes me smile even more.

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  21. happy bright card for a happy friday!! :)

    got my goodies today!!! LOVE them, thanks :)

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  22. Love hose bright colours and that fabulous twine!

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  23. Fabulous and lively... what a happy card, Amy!!!

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  24. This is so beautiful! I love those colors and the patterned paper is gorgeous.

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  25. This card is absolutely "Amy"! the colros, the design - just YOU!
    I really love it.
    btw, there's a challenge about making the tag the main isue of your card - getcreative. try it!

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  26. What a great color combo - fits in with your "happy" crafting ;>)

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  27. Οh my God!!! i loooove it!i love the colours,the sewing,the little rose...everything!!
    thank you so much for joining us at gc!!!

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  28. great card...love how you stitched the tag and what a great combo of patterned paper...love it

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  29. Amazing card! It looks so cute and full of colors! thank you very much for joining us at get creative!

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  30. I'm happy you entered there..

    BIG COONGRATS on being featured at the BasicGrey blog:
    http://blog.basicgrey.com/?p=1587
    that card is really awesome!

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  31. Amy your card is gorgeous!!! I love the colors, the stitching and the stamp, indeed it is very good to have a hobby!!!! Thank you so much for joining us at Get Creative!

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  32. another fabulous creation. Love the colors and that little bloom.

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  33. I LOVE it!! what a great sentiment...it is perfect!!

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  34. Jeepers that's cool! Your inspiration and the result are stupendous!!

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  35. Amy...your card is gorgeous! the tag is beautiful fun bright colours, I just want to alert you to the fact that the tag has to have either fabric or lace on it to be a part of the challenge or is the pattern paper fabric? regardless it is a beautiful card and i want to thank you so much for taking part in the challenges at Get Creative there are more to come I hope you play along!
    hugz
    irini

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  36. Amy, your card is stunning! love-love-love the colours, and the design, and the papers, and the flower... pretty much love everything!

    Thank you for playing with us at Get Creative!

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  37. I agree with Natasha pretty much love every thing on this card, excellent design, colours and layout . Thank you for joining us at Get Creative and good luck.

    Marie

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  38. This is so pretty - I love the color combo and the pattern mix & the sentiment. One of my all-time Amy faves!!

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  39. Excellent card!! Love the background, colors on your tag... pretty much everything. Thanks for joining my challenge at get creative. channa

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  40. Yep, sure is good to have a hobby! Now if I could only find more time to indulge in it. :) I love the colors & the mix of patterns; you make it look so easy but I know it's not!

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  41. You are my "celebrity" lift today, my friend! Love this card!

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Cheers,
~amy~