Thursday, September 27, 2012

Sew Sweet of You - Daydream Designs

I've been having SO much fun playing with all my sweet new images from Daydream Designs.  As most of you know, I just love all things vintage, sewing related, etc., so it was a sheer delight to use these images from the Sew Sweet Sentiments and Vintage Button Cards Collections.  Each of these sets comes with MANY different images, and I've used just one file from each of the darling sets on this card.  That's one of the best things about Daydream Designs images.  The prices are VERY reasonable, and each set includes MANY different files that you can use on a variety of projects.  I look forward to making many more projects with each set, but for now. . . . I just wanted to share this simple little card with you to give you a feel for the style of images you will find in these two amazing sets.  Be sure to stop by Daydream Designs to check out all the gorgeous digital files Diane has created for you.  I promise that you won't be disappointed, and that you get an awful lot for your money.  The creativity possibilities are endless, which you can see on all the Dream Team designers' blogs.  Here is my little card.
 
 
 
Besides the darling button card image and Sew Sweet Sentiment from Daydream Designs, I also used Coordinations cardstock, machine stressing, distressing, a JiliBean Soup journaling spot, a suede leave from Freckled Fawn, a painted and glittered mini clothes pin, a stick pin, some hand-made scrunched seam binding, some buttons, a Cosmo Cricket girl cut from a sheet of patterned paper, and I think that covers it.
 
I can never resist entering some challengs.  Here are the challenges I've decided to play along in with this card.
 
http://www.papertakeweekly.blogspot.com/2012/09/sketch-72-or-another-sketchie-free-for.html - Papertake Weekly Challenges - Sketch #72 or Other Sketch - I chose to use their Sketch #55 for this particular card.
 
http://www.craftymesschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/18th-challengedistressed-aged.html - Crafty Mess Challenge Blog - Challenge #18 - Distressed/Aged - I love to distress the edges of my projects.
 
http://www.kaboodledoodles.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-138-stitching.html - Kaboodle Doodles Challenges - Challenge #138 - Stitching - Sponsored by Robyn's Fetish, which I LOVE
 
http://www.stampinsistersinchrist.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-158-psalm-13914.html - Stampin' Sisters in Christ - Challenge #158 - Show Something Handmade - Stitching and Hand-made Scrunched Seam Binding
 
http://www.totallygorjuss.blogspot.com/ - Totally Gorjuss Challenge Blog - Challenge #150 - Thank You - This card says "Sew Sweet of You", and is a Thank You for a friend who did something super special for me.
 
http://www.thepapershelter.blogspot.com.es/2012/09/challenge-83-anything-goes.html - The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog - Challenge #83 - Anything Goes
 
http://www.twistoffaithcards.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-4-thinking-of-you.html - Twist of Faith Cards Challenge Blog - Challenge #4 - Thinking of You - This card is to let a friend know that I am thinking about her and all the very sweet things she has done for me.

http://www.simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.com/2012/09/simon-says-anything-goes.html - Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes - I keep crossing my fingers on this one.

http://papermakeupstamps.blogspot.ca/2012/09/digi-makeover-challenge-55.html - Paper Make-Up Stamps - Challenge #55 - Digi Make-Over - I used a digi vintage button card from Daydream Designs

http://www.simonsaysstampandshow.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-for-love-of-sparkle.html - Simon Says Stamp and Show - Challenge For The Love of Sparkle - I added lots of glitter to my mini clothes pin.

http://cardcrafterscircle.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-42-vintage.html - Card Crafter's Circle - Challenge #42 - Vintage
 
I really hope that you will stop by Daydream Designs to take a look at Diane's lovely images in her sweet shop.  She would love to meet you, and you will be SO impressed with the wide variety of fun images and sentiments available at great prices.

Thanks for visiting me today, and don't forget to link up at Word Art Wednesday this week.  We'd be SO BLESSED to have you play along with us and share your beautiful art.

Have a creative week, and be blessed,

Karen

22 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful combination of vintage and shabby...love the soft colors too! Blessings!

    Kathy

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  2. Lovely vintage card, I really like the distressed edges and sewn detail. Glitter doesn't always show up well in photos, but I can see that your clothes peg is sparkling for the camera :) Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!

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  3. Keren this is so beautifully designed. Loving your creative style. Wishing you a fab weekend.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  4. Gorgeous card love your image and your papers. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  5. OMW! Love all this vintage loveliness! Thanks for joining us on the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog!

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  6. Wow Karen this is a stunning card - love all the textureand dimension.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  7. I really love your vintage card. Love the torn edges and the machine stitching. That digital images are wonderful! Such a nostalgic feeling! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

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  8. This is fabulous, Karen. Love the shabby chic, vintage blend. It all goes together so very well...just a beautiful card. And thanks for your always-sweet, always-awesome shout-outs for Daydream Designs. You are the perfect Dream Team member.

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  9. Karen, this is a lovely card with a warm, vintage feel. Beautifully excuted design. Thank you for entering this week's challenge at Twist of Faith. May God bless you. Jenée

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  10. Karen, this is so cute! I am a seamstress and I love this look! Thank you for stopping by and sharing your card! I am thinking this card might work for our "sister" challenge blog as well, it is calledcard Crafters Circle

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  11. Hi Karen! First off let me tell you that your card is beautiful. Such pretty embellies and the layout is perfect. :-) Just wanted to pop in and thank you for all the lovely comments you have left on my blog when I play along at WAW. You always leave me something encouraging and uplifting and I really appreciate each and every word. Hope you have a blessed weekend! Hugs!

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  12. Hello Karen - this is fabulous! I love the vintage feel, great touch with the stitching and the seam binding! It is perfect for this weeks Challenge at Stampin' Sisters in Christ. Thank you for your support - we love to see you! {{{hugs}}}
    Linda SSIC Design Team

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  13. Wow, Karen, this is STUNNING!! I'll be emailing you very soon. ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  14. Im sure your friend will love this beautiful card. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Twist of Faith!!
    Hugs~

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  15. Karen,
    Such a wonderful vintage looking card! The images are adorable and your embellishments are so very pretty!
    Hugs,
    Georgia

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  16. Karen, I always love to visit your beautiful place and see your gorgeous creations, and this one is no exception.....It is beautiful! So many pretty details that fit so well with our challenge at Twist of Faith.....thank you!

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  17. Fabulous cute card, love all the details.
    luv
    Debby

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  18. Hi Karen, beautiful distessed and aged feel to this project and lovely understated colours.
    thanks for taking part in the Craftymessers Challenge with us.

    Ax

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  19. I love sewing themed cards and yours is adorable! Lovely layers and sweet sentiment!

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  20. Wowzers! Karen, this is gorgeous!!! Absolutely gorgeous, my friend!! Love it!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

    Hugs...
    Melissa

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  21. Karen, this is even more gorgeous in real life! What a beauty, deserving of a frame! How lucky of me to have it! Thanks you so much! Blessings! Kathy

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