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Welcome! This is the place where I share my artsy and crafty projects. I am an evolving artist these days ... finding myself enjoying less of the cards and mini albums that I have made for years, and turning to art journaling and more artistic endeavors. I have always enjoyed some craft or other, and some of my earliest memories of my mother helping me make paper dolls and other crafts. I am now in my 60's and finding myself more passionately enjoying creating beautiful things and learning new skills and techniques and products.

While you are here I hope you will find inspiration and ideas for making your own projects, however any images or projects you find here are my personal property and should not be used for your own monetary gain, or for contests or challenges. Thank You!

1/18/2009

Classic Beauty

Doesn't a cameo just shout that phrase "Classic Beauty"? Well I caved and used this old earring of my late grandmother's for this card because it just matched so well. The card is for the Caardvarks "Studi Calico" sketch challenge, and I'm very pleased with the outcome.

And just look at that flower! I used a very soft, almost 'thin' felt called 'cranapple' and cut out 5 hearts and layered them, topped them with a button sewn on with brown embroidery floss. I love it! Tell me what you think . . . . .


  • Base - Bazzill cardstock
  • Papers - Websters Pages 'Your Life. Beautiful' line 'love note' and 'classic beauty'
  • cream velvet ribbon and brown silk ribbon from 'One Hundred Wishes'
  • felt flower, button and cameo from my stash

Thanks for looking, and have a week full of joy and blessings! Becky

11 comments:

paulien710 said...

Oh wow..... this is an amzingly beautiful card!!!! Love the papers, flower(gorgeous) and the ear-ring.... soooo beautiful

aunt25 said...

what a beautiufl card!

Audrey Pettit said...

Oh, that is beautiful, Becky! SO special with your grandmother's cameo on there. I wouldn't be able to give this one away! Love the design and love how you used the Webster's papers on here. I have been scrapping this weekend with the Hello, Beautiful line, too. So how fun to pop over here and see how you've used it. Gorgeous job, girl!

English Cottage in Georgia said...

Absolutely beautiful!
I would frame and hang it and the wall across from my favorite "reflection" corner of the sofa.

acreativeneed said...

Lovely!! Your hearts flower is so pretty and the earring is perfect here!
smiles,Deena

Karen Witte-Elkins said...

You do just beautiful work. Love the idea with the felt - the hearts made a beauty of a flower. I will be frequenting your blog. Thank You for the inspiration!

Rleen said...

WOW! Becky, this is gorgeous! I really love the felt flower and the earring so pretty!

The Muse said...

Great card...awww I know how you feel about parting with a sentimental piece for art's sake...it can be hard!

Karen Witte-Elkins said...

Your blog is beautiful! Thank you for visiting my very new blog. The way in which you have done all of this is so much inspiration to me. It will really help me in my quest to have a beautiful blog. I'll be visiting frequently.

ShabbyInTheCity said...

Lovely...I'll bet your grandmother was too. She'd surely approve of what you made! Are you keeping it? Framing it?

The Vintage Rose said...

So gorgeous, I would love to receive either this one or the valentine one in the post. I would want to frame it. the cameo just sets it apart.