Monday, November 29, 2010

FTTC95 Rejoice and some Blog Candy!!!

Happy Tuesday!!!

I have so much to tell you...!!! First of all I'm feeling so much better...thank you for wishing me well!!!  Second, most of you know that my girls and I love Volleyball. I've been meaning to tell you that our GSU Women Volleyball Team won the SoCon Championship...I know how cool is that??? We have not won in 6 years...and this is such an honor!!! Now we are moving on to the NCAA Tournaments where we play the really big Universities! I'm so thrilled and our first game will be on December 3rd against Florida State. If I get the day off I'll be traveling to Gainsville for the weekend and we'll be cheering on our team!!! Keep your fingers crossed that we'll make it at least a few rounds and what the heck maybe we'll be kickin' butt till the end...LOL!!! Third, stay tuned for some blog candy !!!

Anyway, it is time for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge  ~ FTTC95!!! I can't believe it, but it is the last Tuesday of the month and that means we have a challenge host!!! The fabulous Mona Pendleton is joining us today and she is challenging us to add *DOILIES* to your creations! You can use store bought doilies or create your own with punches or die cuts!!! Have fun crafting!!!



My card was combined with this weeks Waltzingmouse Sketch #25 ...and the Inspiration Photo from 4 Crafty Chicks Challenge #13.
















The beautiful image is from the beautiful Alleluia Angel Set!!! The angel itself was inked in Riding Hood Red. My doilie is actually store bought and I sponged it with some SU Silver Shimmer Paint. The DP in the background is from the SU Deck the Hall Collection. The big Striped Ribbon is also from SU. I added a Beaded Silver Cord and a matching Red Button to it. My corners were adorned with the SU Ticket Corner Punch and I added some of my favorite Silver Pearls to finish off the card!!!

Now to the fun part......I'll be giving away a brand new Alleluia Angel Set as well as some of my favorite Webster Waiting for Santa & Sweet Season Design Paper!!! Not sure what the DP looks like..here are two cards I created with it....Season Greetings and You Are So Special. I promise you will love the paper too :) !!! I will add a few more of my favorite goodies to the package!!! All you have to do is leave me a comment!!! I will pick a winner this upcoming Friday evening!!! Have fun playing along....I will announce the winner with my C4C post!!!

Please make sure to check out~ Barbara, Betty, Cindy, Dee, Maki and Mona's creations!!!

Have a wonderful day and thank you for stopping by!!! Hugs ~Silke~

Here are a few more challenges I have entered:

Fab' n' Funky #50 ~ Going with the flow
Paper Pretties ~ Clean and Simple
Gingerloft #7 ~ Adding a bow
Paper Sundae #46 ~ Adorn those Corners
Stampin' Sisters #67 ~ Encouragement or Congratulations 
Scrappy Frogs ~ Christmas cards
Whoopsi Daisy ~ Lets get all Girlie
One Stitch At A Time #41 ~ Celebrate in Style
Speedy the Cat #31 ~ Adding a bow to your card
Stampin' B's #86 ~ Holiday card

Meljens #35 ~ Buttons and Bow
PaperPlay #47 ~ Stars (my image has stars)
Crafty Sentiment ~ Christmas
Creative Belli #105 ~ R's (Red, Ribbon, Rejoice)
Christmas Stampin' #72 ~ Christmas card...anything goes 
There's Magic in the Air ~ Magical Monday

106 comments:

Cindy Haffner said...

Silke your card is GORGEOUS!!

Maureen said...

gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!! I adore doilies too and you just make this card shine with yours...and the silver cording :)

Pop, Paper, Scissors said...

I've been reading your blog for a couple of years. You always amaze me.

Laura (scrapnextras) said...

Simply stunning Silke! Love the rich colours for your angel and the doily is awesome!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Gorgeous card Silke! Love the classic red & white color combo! That gorgeous bow is a perfect fit with the elegant angel image! The shimmery edge is eyecatching & love the doily peeking out!

Makiko Jones said...

Super gorgeous card, Silke! The stamped image with red looks amazing! I love the shimmer doily too!

Amanda said...

Whah! I just love, love, love your card! The colors, design and stamp are FAB-U-LOUS!! I drool every time I look at it! Thank you for the great inspiration!! :)

Tamie said...

Can you say WOW FACTOR! I sure can..your card takes my breath away! Thank you sooooooo much for sharing this stunning creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

You are a girl after my own heart...in my family we all just love volleyball too! My oldest son is playing now and my neice has done so much travelling and playing in National's each year in Canada (it is so exciting and fun). So I am thrilled for you and can't wait to here how it turns out! Thank you too for a chance to win.

Again you rocked our inspiration challenge. Hugs to ya! :)

Lovely Linda said...

Wow this is divine Silke - I ADORE that image and the gorgeous colours you have used! Love the doily Silke! Thank you for the opportunity to play for the YUMBLY Candy - you are very generous! {{{hugs}}}

Becky said...

OH Silke this is stunning girl. Beautiful image and colors and love that ribbon and bow. Thank you for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ.

Rema Timm said...

Another fabulous card! Love the deep reds......

velta said...

Hello my friend...sry it has been so long since my visits...work has actually been the culprit....your card is amazing and your added embellishments just add to the beauty of this stamp...need to pull this one out and play with it again. Hope you and yours had a good holiday...getting a bit colder outside (smile) I hate the hot weather we had this summer. Take care :)

DeboraR said...

As always, I enjoy opening my email for your post to see what beautiful card you have created.

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

It's a great card and a lovely image too. Thanks for the chance at some goodies!

StampOwl said...

gorgeous Silke

heidy said...

Verry Beautiful!!!
Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week
Heidy

Linda Peterson said...

Wow, what gorgeous work! I am still making Christmas cards, so love new ideas.

dinkuminkum said...

Silke, what a beautiful card. I always love that you know exactly how much is enough. Your cards are never 'underdone' or 'overdone' - but always just so elegant. Thank you for sharing.
Hugs, Anne.

Our Little Inspirations said...

Gorgeous as always Silke, and I'm fascinated with the way you create those bows with the silver beading tied into the button! I just LOVE that look! That's really a pretty angel!

Purple Crazy said...

Wow, a fab card, very classy, and that bow is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Gingerloft this week. xx

missy said...

Beautiful card! I agree with the others! That bow is just gorgeous! Wish my bows turned out like that! Thanks for the chance to win an awesome giveaway!

Miesje said...

Beautiful card! I certainly like the silver through the bow. So glad that you could join us at Stampin Sisters in Christ.

Anonymous said...

This is gorgeous! Love the silvery doily with the red! Glad to hear you're feeling better to.
Beth Greco

Sheri said...

What a beauty! I especially love the red and white bow on it. The doily really makes it look pretty too and the silver doily makes it pop. A work of art!

Pat said...

Such a pretty card. I really like the touch of silver with the red. Very classy and elegant looking.

Jerri Jimenez said...

So beautiful Silke, I'll never tire of that gorgeous image!

Anonymous said...

Lovely as usual!! Thanks for sharing your gorgeous card! ~Amy S.~

Dawn Easton said...

Silke, this is gorgeous. I love that silver string you added to the bow!

Karen McAlpine said...

Another beautiful card Silke! That angel image is super cool. Looks like pretty sweet blog candy. Thanks for sharing all your beautiful projects on your blog.

Christina said...

This is so elegant, Silke! I love that you left this beautiful image uncolored, it really looks fabulous stamped in red! The silver pearls and ribbon treatment are gorgeous, too!

Janet L. said...

What a beautiful card. I love the colors, image, details and all. It's so elegantly classic and especially pretty.

PatsyB said...

I love the stamp, I love the card you made using the stamp and if I am chosen to receive the stamp, I will love my new cards made from it! There, I said it! Have a great Christmas and thank you for the chance to win!

Elin K. said...

Lovely card, and great use of such thick ribbon. I will have to try that - a knot is way to large! Thanks for offering blog candy. :)

Diane Jaquay said...

WOW, the angel, the ribbon, the doily; PERFECTION in a card!!!!

Yvonne said...

Lovely card!

Emily Keaton said...

This is BEAUTIFUL, Silke! I just love the red and white color scheme. And that lovely striped ribbon is perfect for your layout. So wonderful--thanks for the eye candy this a.m. :)

jdmommy said...

How could I possible NOT be in love with this RED card, Silke!! TFS. This is a real beauty (as are ALL your cards, GF). Congratulations to your team. Glad you are feeling better too!, and thanks for joining the Belli Challenge with us!

cym6 said...

love your cards and your imagination

Anonymous said...

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Angie Price said...

breathtaking...love the beauty and simplicity....even though it is not simple!

Maureen Morton said...

Great news for the volleyball girls! Also glad to hear you are feeling better - and crating as beautifully as ever! Love these rich elements! Thanks for the chance to win. Take care!

Marisa said...

Beautifully done, Silke. I really must get some of that wide striped ribbon as it makes such a wonderful statement on the card. Thanks for the chance to win some goodies :)

Antje said...

Der Engel sieht sooo toll aus - dein rotes Band ist einfach der Hammer und der Glitzer *hachz*!!
Wuensch dir eine schoene Adventszeit.

Nancy L. said...

Love the card! Good luck to your team!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a gorgeous take on the sketch Silke!! Gorgeous angel!! Another stamp for my wish list. Beautiful and festive holiday creation.

hugs,
Chris

Allison Cope said...

Stunning card Silke! Can't wait to tryout this week's challenge over at Flourishes! Love the silver!

Betty Wright said...

Gorgeous as always! The red and the sparkle are wonderful! Lovely card! Hey...I do not have this set yet....lol! I have the other version. I need to get this one with the smaller angel. Beautiful, Silke!

Lyngo said...

Beautiful bow, lovely colours, such a gorgeous card.

Jan Castle said...

Beautiful card Silke! Love the colors too...you have been a busy girl - entering all those challenges...keep up the good work - we love what you do!
Thanks too for the change at blog candy!
Jan Castle

Valerie said...

What a stunning card, love the colour and stamp image

Vicki Dutcher said...

I am always so impressed by the amount of (challenges) and comments you get! LOVE the bow!! Thanks for playing with Speedy's friends!

CraftinGranny said...

Simply stunning! Love your work Silke! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Paper Cupcakes today. Hope to see you back again next week. "Hugs" Carol

Anonymous said...

this card is so pretty I love every thing about it. The button on the ribbon is so cute. Great job! Dianne Bell peggydiannebell@yahoo.com

Claudine Poch said...

Very classy Christmas card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.

Pinkllilac said...

What gorgeous card and in such beautiful colours, love the paper.
Thank you for joining in our challenge over at Woopsi Daisy
Hugs Linda

Grace said...

Oh this is such a pretty stamp Silke! Love the red on the silver doily! Love all the sparkle! Beautiful card and another stamp set for my wish list!!! Thanks for sharing it with us at Stampin Sisters in Christ!

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful... simply gorgeous and thanks for sharing with us this week over at Crafty Sentiments Christmas Challenge! Jo xxxx

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful... simply gorgeous and thanks for sharing with us this week over at Crafty Sentiments Christmas Challenge! Jo xxxx

stampqueen said...

Beautiful card - love red and white for Christmas cards!!

Anonymous said...

I love coming to your blog and looking at your beautiful card creations. I love doilies, the card is so pretty.
~Judie F.

Benzi said...

What a beauty this angel is in red. And, the ribbon treatment is yummy..why didn't I get some of that from SU? Thanks for the chance to win some goodies...very exciting! Go GSU Women Volleyball Team!!!!!!!!!

Benzi said...

I meant to say in my comment, thanks for joining the Stampin B's holiday challenge...guess I got excited over the goodies give-away. LOL

Susie said...

Your card is gorgeous! Actually...all of your cards are gorgeous. Love the angel, the dsp and that ribbon, especially! My sweet friend, Kris, came over to stamp on Saturday and was using the same ribbon...AND...she gave me some of it! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies :)

Joanne (jojot) said...

what a classy card....loving that ribbon....the angel in RED....just love it all

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card as usual! Thanks for sharing your talent with us! I love checking out all your creations.

Chris R. from Iowa

ckrobinson01@hotmail.com

Willa Jean Coates said...

Absolutely LOVE your cards! They look like they could just jump off the computer screen:)

Marsha said...

An angel . . . perfect for the season. Thanks for creating a great card with her !

Cathy said...

Wow, that sure is a gorgeous card Silke. Love the color combo... Thanks for sharing your awesome talent.

Virgo5 said...

Oh Silke this is stunning, beautifully done!
Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Traci M said...

I always love your work...and I really enjoy seeing Flourishes just stamped and not colored...this is just stunning, Silke!! Way to go with the volleyball, too!

Anonymous said...

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Ida said...

Good to hear you're feeling a little better.
Your card is gorgeous. The silver and red look fabulous together.

Paulette said...

Silke, this is such a beautiful card. The white just pops against that deep red. I love it! And the silver polishes it off just right. Happy Holidays!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just gorgeous, I love your colour combo its just so rich & yummy!
Thank you for sharing with us at Gingerloft & OSAAT good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Heather said...

Gorgeous card, I just adore the doily. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments :)

Julia Aston said...

What a lovely creation Silke! Love that angel - your colors and wonderful ribbon! thanks for playing with the Waltzingmouse Sketch this week!

Lisa said...

So beautiful! My daughter plays volleyball on her HS team and on club. It is a wonderful sport! We also love to go to the college games! Good luck to your team:)
Thanks for playing with MelJens this week!

Shelley Germann said...

OMGosh Silke! 77 comments already! Not surprising given your talent! But how in the world do you keep up? This card is just beautiful! I am loving the redwork/toile look. I did one myself a while back. The doily is superb! This is a challenge I might get to. I bought a package of vintage doilies at an antique shop a few months. I haven't used one yet! We'll see...

Josephine said...

A beautiful card - I love that image! Whose is it?

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

Joanne Travis said...

Absolutely gorgeous and glorious!
Thanks for sharing and for joining Speedy's Friends this week!

Paddington fan said...

Gorgeous and very elegant card! Love the colour!! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week and good luck, love Jacky x

Liliana said...

Stunning! Such a beautiful card (as always). TFS.

Yvonne Hagane said...

How do you do it all, Silke? Every single card you create is stunning!
Love the silver and red together. Just beautiful!

catherinedewaal said...

What a beautiful card! Love the reds. Thanks for sharing...I can't get enough of your creations

Marthe's kreasjoner said...

OMG what a beautyful card. I really, really LOVE it!

Hugs from Sweden

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Another gorgeous creation and great use of the doily!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at WHOOPSI DAISY Challenge this week:)

Leanne said...

Lovely, just beautiful, thanks for playing with us!

Leanne DT 4 Crafty Chicks

Leslie Miller said...

Gorgeous, Silke! Love this in red! Nice combo of challenges, too. Congrats on the championship! Way to go, girls!!

Amy said...

Silke--How do you keep doing it? This card is timeless....beautiful! You know I actually went on a hunt for some of this silver beaded cord but couldn't find any :( Hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful!

Margreet said...

gorgeous card with elegant details.....thanks for playing with OSAAT
xxx Margreet

cbuswell said...

beautiful card, love that big bow!! thanks for joining us this week at the WMSC!! : )

Dora said...

OMG this is awesome, love how you did that button on the bow. It is so elegant xx Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week and good luck.

Lynn said...

Awesome card and love the colours :)
Thanks for joining us at Gingerloft Challenges.
Huggs
Lynn xx

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Helen said...

Simply stunning card x

Marlena Peduzzi said...

Beautiful card1 The bow is just gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Meljen's Designs!

Sarah Martina said...

What a stunning card! :) Thanks so much for joining us for the Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge!

Jessie/knightrone said...

So gorgeous Silke!!

Shana said...

Love your elegant colour combination and beautiful silver touches! Thank you for joining us at Paper Sundaes - we hope to see you again next week!

Debgem said...

Wow!! This is totally gorgeous! It's so elegant, and I just love the colour combination.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Absolutely stunning, my sweet friend...I really gotta get me some of those doilys! :)

Nicole said...

Congratulations, Silke!

You are our winner this week at Meljen's Designs!
Please email me for your prize!

Nicole
Meljen's Designs DTC

cindy said...

Very pretty card.

Tracy V. said...

This is very pretty and that bow just ROCKS! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes.
Tracy V

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

Giggle ... took me half an hour to scroll down the comments page ... just to find where I could pop my comment in! Aren't you just the most popular girl! No wonder ... with gorgeous creations like this! Hugs xxaxx

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Love the use of the red in this card it is really Christmassy and beautiful. Thank you for sharing and playing along with us at Gingerloft Challenge.