Monday, May 2, 2011

Hambo Stamps Heart Basket

The basket full of hearts was the freebie given to all participants in last week's progressive challenge at Hambo Hoedown. And we got the sentiment to go with it!  All for free!  Thank you Hambo Stamps!!

I did a little paper piecing on the basket with a decorative paper that looked like a basket weave.  Original, huh?!.

I colored the hearts with Prismacolor pencils and OMS.  For the background I decided to stamp various hearts by Autumn Leaves and Inkadinkadoo in several colors of Ranger Distress inks.

The challenge this week was to use the free image, 'Heart Basket' and the sentiment to make a card for someone special (like Mom).  You were to include flowers and lace.  Check, check and check.

I'm going to enter this card in the following challenges;
Pollycraft - anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown - brads or eyelets
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Hambo Hoedown - use 'Heart Basket', lace, flowers, & sentiment
2 Sisters - for a Mom
Sentimental Sundays - for a special woman
Stampin' Sisters in Christ - no designer paper
I Did it Creations - Mother's Day item
Cute Card Thursday - any sketch (Mojo Monday wk 89, 6/1/09 on pdf file)
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Double Dutch

Thanks for spending a little time here!


Monica Hunter said...

This is SO pretty! I LOVE the ribbon on the basket, and your paper-piecing is very clever too. Thanks for taking our Hoedown challenge! :)

Judy Rozema said...

Your paper piecing is awesome and I love the yellow rose~! Beautiful colors and background! Love it when you join us in the Hoedown~!

Cheryl Walker said...

Awww this is tooo CUTE!!!
Thank you for joining us for Really Reasonable Ribbons Double Dutch Challenge :)

Cheryl said...

Your card is adorable!

Thank you for joining our “Mother’s Day/ for a woman” challenge at Sentimental Sundays .


Davi said...

Very pretty the dp you combined with the image. Thanks for joining us at TT this week.

mommyof5kidz said...

Absolutely adorable! I love your colors and all the hearts are fantastic! Thanks for playing along with us at RRR!

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Peggysue! I love your handmade DP - it is gorgeous and as pretty as anything you would buy - if not prettier! Your adorable image is beautifully coloured in! Thank you for joining us at the Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge this week - we love to see you! {{{hugs}}}
Linda SSIC Design Team

Hannah Clark said...

I just love the different coloured hearts and the ribbon and flower on the basket! Very pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Hambo Hoedown!

Gloria said...

Fantastic card. Love the colors you used. Not the traditional pink (which I used. lol)

Grace said...

Oh this is so pretty! I love it! THanks for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ! We love having you play along!

Tracey said...

Gorgeous card, I love the colours & the ribbon & flower finish it off perfectly :)
Thanks for so much for joining us at Sentimental Sundays & Good Luck!

Peggysuez said...

Well it would be hard to guess that you did not start out with designer paper, you created some on your own and it looks marvelous! I like the paper piecing on your little basket, cute! Great job all around. Thanks for coming alongside us this week at Stampin' Sisters in Christ!

Shirl said...

Lovely card and so clever what you did with the ribbon on the basket. I am so glad you shared it with us at Sentimental Sunday's.
Hugs Shirley x x

Laurie said...

Great the color combo and collage background...bold colors of focal image...just everything about it!

Netty said...

Really pretty card. Love the colours and image. Fab card. Annette xx (2 Sisters DT)

Jeanne S said...

What a darling little basket! Thanks for playing the Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge!

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