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Monday, April 2, 2012

Poppies (Button and Bows)

Can you believe it is already April? I can hardly believe how fast time flies! Speaking of which, it is already time for a new challenge at  My Grafico Crafts! Our theme for this challenge is buttons and bows. Enter for a chance to win this Pen & Ink Poppies Set by Lindsay’s Stamp Stuff. Entries will be accepted until April 13th, midnight. Our design team came up with some wonderful ideas this week. Take a look HERE.
I wanted to make a "Spring Fold Card." This image was just perfect...very elegant. What do you think?

Close up picture:

DP, Ribbon, Button Brad: Michael"s
Sentiment: Computer Generated
Image: My Grafico
Colored with chalks
Spring Fold Card Template: Splitcoast Stampers

The current challenge is: Button and Bows. We would love for you to enter our challenge. When you have completed your paper craft project, you can just click HERE to enter. Please feel free to leave a comment and/or follow this blog. I love to read your comments and truly appreciate your followings.

I am sharing this project with:
 Wednesday Challenge:
simon says stamps challenge : Anything Goes
Thursday Challenges:
crafty purple frog challenges: Anything Goes
digidoodle: Friendship
crafty ribbons challenge: Black and White with one other color
Friday Challenges:
chocolat ecoffee cards: Fancy Folds
crafty catz weekly challenge: Use a digi image
ditzy-crafty mess challenge blog: Anything Goes
Monday Challenges:
kaboodle doodles: Anything but a rectangle
make it monday: Anything Goes
stamp with fun: No Easter Card
tammy scrapin corner: Anything Goes
crazy challenge: Spring
the pink elephant challenge: CAS
Saunday challenges:
catered crop: Add a brad (button brad attaches the sentiment)
one stitch at a time challenge: new (new image!)
stampin sisters in christ: Cards with "motion"
that craft place blog:  Spring..SPRING card!



  1. Oh wow this is a stunner. Love the monochromatic colours and I just adore the image.

  2. This is so lovely. I love the colours and the Poppy is georgous! Lovely.

    Thank you for sharing and taking part in the Ditzy-Craftymessers Challenge.


  3. Love the shape, gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.

  4. Gorgeous card ,fab colours.Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
    Trish (-:

  5. Wow, this card is stunning!!! Great colors, and design.

  6. Gorgeous card. I love the color combo. Thanks for joining us at CCCC and hope to see you back.
    Christine Dt at CCCC

  7. This is such a masterpiece, just stunning... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

  8. Fabulous project sweetie and so the colours, thank you for joining in over at Crafty ribbons! ;) Hugs x

  9. Congratulations on your new DT role at Lexi's creations. Lovely card by the way, I have never used chalks, but you must just have inspired me. x

  10. This is gorgeous, I love the black and white with a splash of red.
    Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge.

  11. What a pretty card you have made here. Thank you for taking part in the Crafty Purple Frog Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (The Crafty Purple Frog Design Team Member) xxx

  12. Barbara this is lovely. I thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment on my card. I had to repay the compliment and I really do like your card, that flower is beautiful.

    Kasey ~ in Oz

  13. This is so cute. I really love this Coloring.
    the design is amazing.
    Thanks for Entering the Challenge
    At Tammy's Scrapin Corner.

    Good Luck the Winner will be announced on Sunday Evening.

    I hope to see you enter next week!!

  14. YES, this IS incredibly elegant. The color scheme and design just puts it over the top. BEAUTIFUL card. :)

    Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
    Remember, for a chance to win the prize from our sponsor, leave a comment for another entry and mention that you saw them on Make It Monday.
    Lisa xx

  15. Beautiful work, love it. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

  16. This is gorgeous Barbara, love poppies, love the card shape...fabulous.

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

  17. Lovely card Barbara,looking forward to working with you at Lexis.

    Hugs Julie x

  18. Gorgeous card and your image is fabulous with great colouring :)

    Many thanks for joining in with our New challenge over at OSAAT & hope to see you back again soon.

    Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

  19. How stylish and elegant your easel looks Barbara!

  20. Love how you colord the poppy and what a fabulous card design! Hugs, Karen

  21. So beautiful...thank you for joining us over at Crafty Ribbons xx

  22. Fabulous card. Love the color combo. Thanks for joining us this week at OSAAT.

  23. This is beautiful Barbara - I love the image and the colours, along with the fold of your card! Thanks for joining us at Stampin' Sisters in Christ this week - we appreciate you support! {{{hugs}}}
    Linda SSIC Design Team

  24. What a beautiful poppy card. I love the spring fold. Thanks for sharing with the Stampin' sisters in Christ challenge.

  25. Beautiful card!! Love the fold and lovely image. Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!!

  26. Gorgeous card! Poppies are my favorite!! I love that spring fold card...I think I might need to try one! Thank you for joining us for the Crafty Ribbons Challenge!

  27. stunning work and a beautiful card
    thank you for joining us at
    that craft place

  28. A wonderful creation - I like it. Thanks for joining Stamp with Fun.
    Big hug