Saturday, February 25, 2012

Sugar Creek Hollow - Le Jardin

Welcome to another Sensational Saturday at Sugar Creek Hollow and a new challenge for you. This week our theme is to find a bit of inspiration in a picture, make a card based on our picture and share the pic and creation with you.

After a bit of blurfing, I came upon this pic.. it reminds me of my trips to the French countryside where sleepy little towns have little hotels with rooms that overlook beautiful, quaint gardens and candle-lit courtyards in the evening. (Sssh..quiet....don't tell anyone, it will be our little secret, but when I run away from home, that's where I'll be).

I could stay in 'le jardin' forever.. away from all of the hustle and bustle.. with a good book or some really good conversation, a baguette, and a good French wine... red or white, I'm not picky!!!

and here's my card for the challenge.

I tried to make the edges of my card as rusty looking as the wrought iron chairs in the photo using Ranger distress inks. My image was stamped on watercolor paper and I used SU reinkers to color. The bowl and papers have some French writing and are perfect for my theme. It's fun to dust off some older supplies and get reacquainted.

One very lucky random winner will receive a digi of our choice and a winner's badge to display. The Design Team will choose one project as Card of the Week and the creator will receive a badge and will be in the running for a Guest Designer spot. It's a fun challenge and I hope that you will join us this week and show us your inspiration.

I'm also entering this in these challenges...
Craft Us Crazy - Favorite embellishment (die cuts)
Delightful Challenges - Use patterned paper
Do You Stack Up? - Distressing
Little Miss Muffet Challenges - Fancy or lacy
Moving Along With The Times -At least 2 layers
Sarah Hurley Challenges - Use die cuts
Shelly's Images - Use 3 of something - brads
Southern Girls - Distressing
Willow Sketchie Challenge - Anything goes
Fairy Tale - Spring
Fun with Shapes & More - Include die cut/punch
Patties Creations - Stamped image & vintage
Simply Create Too - Add Sunshine to your Day
Stamp Man - Colors of Spring/Easter
Stampin For The Weekend - Bingo – Diagonally - Ribbon, Lace, Diecut

Thank you so much for stopping by my little corner of blog world. I hope that you have a terrific day.


Julia Aston said...

What a beautiful creation from the photo! love all the textures on this with the cardboard, the lace and pretty tray of lemons!

Sue C said...

Beautiful card Peggy, I was transported to the French countryside too as you were describing it(my favourite place to be). Love the papers you've used, it's got a real rustic feel about it. Thanks for joining us at The Stamp Man. Sue C x

Patti P. said...

Peggy, this is perfection. I love the bg papers, but my fave is the corrugated card board and the lace. What a wonderful job on the challenge, so much fun wasn't it?

Amanda said...

I really love your Card, thanks for joining us at Shelly's!

Shelly's Images DT

Ellen said...

Fabulous use of inspiration! you do beautiful work! love the texture and coloring!!!

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Your card is so very pretty--love your colors. Thanks for entering in Challenge #7 - "Add Sunsine to Your Day" at Simply Create Too. Join our next challenge too?

Simply Create Too Design Team Member

Jane Wetzel said...

hi Peggy...this is beautiful :)

Pat said...

Blurfing?!!!! That's a great word, Peggy! I must remember that one! hehehe! Hey girl...this is a gorgeous card! Love the rustic "feel" of your card! Perfectly stunning interpretation of this photo, Peggy! You rocked it!! Hugs. Pat Frank

Mynnette said...

Now I have a new word to add to my vocabulary, LOL! This is gorgeous--your lemon image is beautiful! :)

Debs said...

Gorgeous card - love the colours and the ribbon detail is stunning.
Thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT
this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

June Nelson said...

Peggy me darlin you are so clever and htis is one of the nicest cards ive seen this morning while blogging its beautiful darlin soooo talented you are!!! xxx

Jenny said...

Eine tolle Karte ist das. Gefällt mir gut.
Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Fairy tale Challenge. Liebe Grüße

Rose Petal said...

Hi. So beautiful and very rustic. Love all the layers. Thank you for joining us at MAWTT and good luck.
Love Sandra xxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card, just love all the different textures!

Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT, Delightful & Willow Sketchie this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Anne-Marie said...

Your card is so so pretty, the lemons are beautiful.

Thank you for joining Willow Sketchie Challenge this week.

Anne-Marie x x

Cec said...

I love the inspiration photo and your take on it. Your colouring of the lemons is gorgeous and I love the layout and great elements of the card, especially that little piece of lace peeking out.

Kellylouj said...

This is so beautiful thanks so much for sharing at WSC this week.

kelly x

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our 'Vintage' Challenge #38, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Paula Jane Atkinson said...

Gorgeous creation. I love those papers they work so well with the image. Having been to France last year and all booked to go again in September I can cheerfully say I love all things French :0)

princesskitten said...

That is really pretty

kitten DYSU team

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, love all your elements, perfect interpretation, thanks for joining us at Little Miss Muffet, hugs, Sarah x

Sue Nicholson said...

Beautiful work, great backing papers. Thanks for sharing your works with us at Southern Girls, good luck, cheers sue n x

Debbie said...

Wow Peggy, This is just amazing!!! a work of art in my book.


Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

This is just FABULOUS Peggy! Thanks so much for joining our "MAKE IT A TRIPLE" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Shelly's Images DT

Payne Holler Cards said...

oh would love to be there also...with my bag of Copics and images to color for a lifetime (-:
beautiful card - love those colors together!!! and all your details!!

WencheP said...

Love your card, it's beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Pattie G said...

This is perfect for our challenge at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
Pattie ♥

febe said...

Beautiful work. Love the paper and the colors. Lemons are great!

elastin 3

Marjo said...

Wonderful Card, thanks so much for playing with us at Simply Create Too.

I have some yummy blog candy here‘s the link if you are interested

Xoxo Marjo

Pauline said...

This is a gorgeous card, a perfect take on the challenge photo with the delicious basket of lemons! Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week!

Mary Jo said...

Lovely card! Your coloring is perfect!! Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

Sarah Hurley said...

Lovely Card - thank you for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges!

Sarah x

Shelly Parker - Shellys Images said...

Congratulations Peggy! You are our Silver Medal winner this week at Shelly's Images. Please visit the BLOG for all the details on your win.

PokSa said...

I love your card. Beautiful.
Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
xx Sandra

Margaret said...

I love the way the blue colour pops out on the card! Thanks for joining us at Patties Creations!

Manderly said...

I love this card, Peggy! I mean I love it! So different and so alluring with all the little areas to explore. You are truly an ART-IST! MUAH!

Shirl said...

This is just fabulous love the colours love the papers love everything.

Thank you for sharing with us at Little Miss Muffet Challenges.
Hugs Shirley x x

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