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Monday, May 16, 2011

Each Day is a New Beginning

Hello and thanks for stopping by my blog!  I'd like to welcome you to Rubbernecker Stamps PREVIEW days!!  Today is DAY TWO!! Rubbernecker will be releasing new stamps on Tuesday 5/17/11.  You will want to visit every one of the talented design team participants, for on one of their blogs, is a chance to win a $15 Rubbernecker Stamps gift certificate!   You can find the complete list of today’s participants on the Rubbernecker Blog!  Hope to see you on RELEASE day; we have a FUN game planned for everyone!!  Thanks for stopping by, enjoy all of the creations, and GOOD LUCK!!

This elegant image is called Bubble Vine.  I actually stamped it twice, heat embossing it first in black and then gold slightly offsetting the image onto Crumb Cake textured cardstock.  The sentiment is also heat embossed in black.

Here's a list of the supplies I used to make my card:

Stamps:  Bubble Vine (#561-03); Each Dawn a New Day sentiment (#1590-SO)
Paper:  Black, Crumb Cake textured cs
Ink:  versamark
Accessories:  black and gold embossing powders, wavy border punch, Bazzill paper flowers, black brads, embossing buddy, heat tool, gold leaf pen

Remember to hop on over to the Rubbernecker Blog to see what my design team mates have created and for your chance to win a gift certificate!

24 comments:

Dawn B. said...

This is beautiful. I really love the crumb cardstock. It looks great with the darker contrast. I am always thankful for a new day dawning. Gives us to start fresh each day..great job Charlene.

Charlene said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous sketch, Charlene and those colors are amazing together...so elegant!

Your new header is so cute! You and my friend, Elaine, need to get together...she has a whole M&M room, too!

Francie G. said...

Charlene, this is beautiful! Wonderful framing to showcase the lovely image! Beautifully done!

Judy said...

Nice card! Love how you double embossed the Bubble Vine, and the red flowers really make it pop. TFS

Heather said...

Beautiful card! I love the black border on the two sides and those flowers are so pretty.

Sherry Kushibab said...

great sentiment and just love that Bubble Vine. How cool the way you framed two sides with those sweet little flower around the frame.

imastampin said...

Charlene, this is beautiful. I love how you stamped the image twice and really love the frame you created. Lovely.

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, this is beautiful, Charlene!!!! The colors are sooo classy and I love how you stamped and embossed that gorgeous image!!!!

Kittie said...

This is gorgeous, Charlene.

PS.. I didn't notice that you had a little blurb about me in your Favorites post yesterday. I saw it later when I went in to thank some other people. You are so sweet and so special to me.

silvia said...

Pretty card!

Colorado Crafter said...

Great card! I really like that Rubbernecker sentiment. It's so true, and your color choices are perfect.

SherylH said...

Beautiful -- great colour combination and that bubble vine image is fantastic!

Traci M said...

So elegant in the black and white, and I love that border, Charlene!! Funny, I was just commenting on FB how I love Mondays, as it is a fresh start to a new week!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

OOOOOH! I LOVE this Charlene! FAB color combo with the POP of red! LOVE everything about this!!!

Kelly G said...

Beautiful card!!

Dee in N.H. said...

Your card is beautiful and I love that sentiment too!

bncpools said...

OOOH Charlene, this is stunningly beautiful! WOW job for sure. TFS :0)

Celeste said...

Very elegant! I love the bubble vine image and also the sentiment. I love the colors you used.

Julia Aston said...

This is such a great design Charlene! love the colors, the framing and pretty flowers!

craftymom205 said...

Beautiful card.

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Rhonda said...

Thanks for sharing. I loved the different "textures" used in the card.

Miss Boo (a.k.a. jen70) said...

So pretty! Love the border you made.

Joanne (jojot) said...

great sentiment...wonderful drama

Beth said...

I love this dandelion stamp ~ it lends itself to embossing so beautifully! And on your card I love the contrast of the dark and light. Your color scheme is very nice!