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Monday, September 27, 2010

Sew Fine Blog Hop - Blog Candy - BBTB2


Hello everyone, welcome to the monthly BBTB2 blog hop. You may have arrived here from Heather's blog - wasn't her project lovely?  Or you may have just popped in to check out my Monday project.  If you did not start at the BBTB2 blog, you may want to click the link in the left column and start the blog hop at the beginning - after you finish here, of course!!


The challenge cut this week is the sewing machine from the Cricut's Heritage cartridge.  I actually do not own Heritage so I used shapes in George and built my sewing machine in design studio.  I did this by placing the sewing machine on the mat and then filling it in with the geometric shapes on the George cartridge.


I also used this cute little sewing girl from Nursery Rhymes.  I layered her with four different papers and topped her off Glimmer Glaze, Pink Lady for the dress and Icicle for the apron and the sewing machine. I finished the girl and her quilt with cute chip board buttons - which I think are from Basic Grey.   


I also used glimmer mist on the card.  I sprayed the vertical white paper lace trim (from Basic Grey) with Pomegranate Glimmer Mist and allowed it to dry before attaching the lace pieces to the matting. I added a larger chip board button over the lace.


The photo shows some of the dimensional effect on the card front.


I did mention blog candy didn't I?  I am offering a $25.00 gift voucher to Custom Crops.  You know you want to go shopping for free!!!  Leave a comment below and you will be in the drawing for the blog candy gift voucher.  I will draw a winner on Thursday.

Sadly it is now time for you to leave me.  But no worries though, you are off to Krista's blog.  I love Krista!  She is so nice and so talented and soooo pretty. It's a good thing I love her or I might be jealous!!!  Enjoy the rest of the blog hop!!!  And do remember to leave a comment before you hop away....

74 comments:

  1. How cute - this card would be Perfect for my BFF - thanks for a great idea!

    jackie

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  2. what a beautiful card you created. I love the colors you used. tfs


    http://ikolinda-scrappinmomma.blogspot.com

    iko.linda@yahoo.com

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  3. You have talent for matching those patterns!! Thanks for sharing!! It turned out beautiful!!www.ScrappScavenger.blogspot.com

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  4. Love your project. Like the idea for making the sewing machine.

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  5. Love your take on the challenge. Hugs

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  6. This is "sew pretty". Lovely job. Thanks for the chance to win a fantastic prize!

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  7. A pure work of art, susan. I love it.

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  8. Cute!...great colors and paper :)

    Hugs, Sheena

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  9. SEW sweet and feminine, Susan! Love your mix of papers and what a great job on the sewing machine! xxD

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  10. Very sweet card. Love how the sewing machine turned out.. great job!
    Lori
    http://got2bcrafting.blogspot.com/
    tahoe_luvr at yahoo dotcom

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  11. Great job building your machine. Love the touch of lace you added and the beautiful papers.

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  12. Card looks great. I love the colours and patterns!

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  13. This is soo sweet! Love the colors..pink is my fave!

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  14. Card looks fantastic...I love the colors.

    ktulanko AT gmail DOT com

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  15. I love your card. So many details. Thanks for the great blog candy!
    booger1 at tds.net

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  16. I can't believe you built that sewing machine! That is absolutely fantastic! I love your card and all the colors and papers are so pretty!

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  17. What a cute card! I love the scene and the color combos. The little chip board flowers are awesome. Thanks for sharing.

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  18. Super cute card. I would never think to make a sew themed card, that's why I love your blog, it makes me think outside the box! TFS!

    paperroyalty.blogspot.com

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  19. Great Card! LOVE the layers and details!

    Marlene
    ScrappinCookie@hotmail.com

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  20. You were mighty creative on piecing the sewing machine together. This is a super card..love the theme.
    smiles...Tammy

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  21. I love the colors in this card--they remind me of my daughter who corrupted (I mean introduced) me to scrapping!

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  22. How cute, i love pink and green and I love to sew. JoAnn

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  23. How ingenious to create the sewing machine the way you did! You are ultra talented. Thanks for sharing and the opportunity win.
    Veronica
    vballen@comcast.net

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  24. Wow great project! It came out beautiful.
    Kitty
    craftedbykitty.blogspot.com

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  26. I love the colors and patterns you used in this card. The little girl is so adorable!!
    marionment@msn.com

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  27. Beautiful! Love the colors and love the innovation on the sewing machine!

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  28. Very clever to make your own sewing machine. I love the papers you used.
    stuff@gt.rr.com

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  29. I love the dimensionality of your card, beautiful!
    Thanks for the goodies,
    Candy

    www.candyscorner.wordpress.com

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  30. This is awesome!! Great job on the sewing machine!! What a great idea to put the actual shape there and then fill it in. TFS
    Thanks for the chance to win
    reissfam10@aol.com

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  31. What a great card!! I can't believe you made all of that with George and Basic shapes!! I love it!!

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  32. This is sew beautiful,love all the special details! You did a great job on the sewing machine, so creative! Thank you for sharing and inspiring!

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  33. Awesome job on creating your own sewing machine. That takes time, patience and creativity for sure! Thanks for sharing! Love it!

    Pam
    pjnisson at hotmail dot com

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  34. Wow, your sewing machine looks great. I can't believe you didn't have the cart. I love the bright colors you've chosen.

    - Jenn
    thefishie at gmail dot com

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  35. Beautiful card!! For such "busy" paper ~ it matches perfectly!! I would love to copy. VERY clever!
    SusanJ in Atlanta

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  36. All I can say is WOW!! I can't believe you made that sewing machine from George! I would have never thought to do that! Nice work!

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  37. Beautiful creation. I love the colors.

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  38. That's pretty clever how you came up with the sewing machine. Great card. Shari (cricutrookie)

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  39. Beautiful card - thanks so much for sharing! Just lovely!
    qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

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  40. It's really cute. I love the color/pattern combination. TFS.

    http://mycardsnstuff.blogspot.com

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  41. What a cute/fun card, great job! It's beautiful!

    Keisha

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  42. This card is gorgeous! I love Custom Crops. Thanks for the chance to win!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  43. What a happy card Susan, love all the colors and all I can say is WOW if you MADE the sewing machine, it looks just like the one on Heritage, SEW amazing!
    ((Hugs)) Theresa

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  44. Just love the colors and the way you added the "fabric" to the card.

    Thanks for the inspiration!

    Carmen
    cal8007 at aol dot com

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  45. How cute, you sure are creative to come up with an image like in the heritage cartridge without owning it. You did a wonderful job. Thanks for the chance at the blog candy.
    angel hugs
    Debby

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  46. Susan, your card is gorgeous!
    Love all the color combinations!

    Simply ingenious how you created your own sewing machine! :-)

    Thanks for a chance to win your blog candy. :-)

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  47. Great card! Love your ideas and patterns. It is "sew" cute!

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  48. Susan I love your card...the colors are so pretty

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  49. Always love your work and I love the layouts on the DVD I bought. Have a wonderful fall! nancy

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  50. That card is lovely! I am teaching a sewing class for my daughters homeschooling group, this reminds me to take my camera!

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  51. I love sewing themes and this innovative take on the traditional silhouette is fabulous.

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  52. Great card, You know what I like about you Susan? I like that you don't own every cartridge, but it doesn't stop you! You use what you have and what you turn out is top drawer quality! I admire that.
    luvreading 53 @ comcast.net

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  53. Great card, love how you made the sewing machine yourself I will have to try that. The little sewing girl is the perfect match for it.
    Kim xXx

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  54. Susan,

    Absolutely amazing, as always!!! :) I love it (& so clever piecing the sewing machine together that way)!

    Thanks for sharing (& the chance to win-if only I could be so lucky!),

    Jennifer
    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

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  55. This is such an awesome card!! I am embarassed to admit I haven't even cut one thing from Nursery Rhymes and I have had it for several months.

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  56. Very sweet! How creative to use George for your sewing machine. I love the color combo as well!

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  57. What a great way to show everyone how to be creative. The sewing machine looks awesome.

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  58. Love that you built the sewing machine!! Way to really meet the challenge!
    aidensmom 2005 at aol dot com

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  59. WOW! You are amazing!! I love that you used the design studio and George to make the sewing machine!! That's 'sew' amazing - what a great job!!! TFS! :)

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  60. Sew pretty!! Love the colors you used!

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  61. Sew pretty! Love the little girl image.

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  62. Your projects always amaze me Susan! This one is no different! Seeewwww Pretty! :o)

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  63. Beautiful card and talented work with the sewing machine. Love all the papers and cuts!
    New follower to your great blog!Thanks for the chance to win a great prize!

    glendascards.blogspot.com

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  64. This is such a sweet card. I love the colors.

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  65. Susan,
    Awwww your post made my day...Geez..u r such a sweet girl....I love your project OMgoodness, the colors r so pretty and this card reminds me of Little House on the Prairie....Wow...Krista

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  66. Very cute card - the embellishments are AMAZING! Thanks for the giveaway!

    Ashley
    ourwedding71809@gmail.com

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  67. That hand built sewing machine is just incredible!! I'm in awe! What a beautiful card, Susan!!

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  68. I'm so impressed that you went to all the work to make your own sewing maching. I love how you paired it with the sewing girl.

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  69. Beautiful card! you a super creative!!! I am happy to be your new follower and I can wait ot come back to see more of your creations! have a bless day!

    hugs,
    Carol l.

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