Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sew? Happy Birthday Happy Trails!

2nd attempt - Blog Land is not being a very good friend today!

Inspired by 2 people who love horses, now I can't decide which one to send it to!

Card #1 - Happy Trails


I am entering this card in the following inspirational challenges!
365 Cards, Day 192 - Wild, Wild West Theme based challenge so I practiced faux leather on (the Early Espresso mat.
Freshed Brewed Designs to use the color brown
Raise the Bar Challenge to use Orange, Brown and Green
Speedy Cat's Challenge to use fall colors
Wee Memories to draw inspiration from picture on their blog.
Create with Connie and Mary Challenge to use their choice of fall colors

Hand Stamped Sentiments to their selection of autumn colors
A Spoonful of Sugar is Animal Crackers this week
(By the way...the horses name is Crackers!)
Flourishes is asking for lace
Allsorts Challenge wants the colors of autumn
Stamping Vacation  ask for a leaf(s)  as an embellishment
Stampin' for the Weekend likes the look of shabby or vintage
Card Patterns provided the sketch



Card # 2 is Sew...Happy Birthday


Inspired by the following Challenges
365 Cards, Day 195 - Super Sketchy Sunday
I Did It Creations with the theme of Rainbow, use a rainbow or the colors of
Designed 2 Delight  offered the 'Sew' cute bear image
Double Delight Challenge to use sewing supplies or stitching (I embossed zig zag &used buttons
One Stitch At a Time said, "Anything goes with a Rainbow!"
Cute Card Thursday wants a play on words (Sew=So)
Fab 'N Funky said and I quote, "Whateva!"
Cuttlebug Challenge challenged a Birthday theme with a least 2 layers
Incy Wincy Designs also challenged a celebration


Thanks for stopping by on this beautiful day!

SAM

56 comments:

stitchy said...

Sam, both of your cards are beautiful, that horse is so real looking :)...but the bear and the rainbow is just adorable..thank you so much for sharing with us on this special challenge at OSAAT - hope to see you again - good luck

stitchy xoxox

Kim Mc said...

Well, aren't these "sew" wonderful?!?! Your fall/western inspired horse card is gorgeous (did you punch and place each of those leaves?!? Wow!) and that bear is "beary" cute! Thanks for playing in the 365 Cards challenge this week and hope you come and play along with us again next week! Aloha, Kim

Love crafts forever said...

I like your embossing paper, look very good. Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT. Hugs, Nataliya.

Liz said...

Thanks for joing us with our special challenge today at OSAAT both cards are lovely good luck
Liz xx

Jeanette said...

I love both of these cards. The horse card is just beautiful. The sweet bear is a real eye catcher with the white and pops of color. Great job. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

Sarah said...

Both your cards are just fabulous, my daughter has fallen in love with the horse, but I really love the bear, what a cute image. Thanks for joining us a OSAAT, we hope to see you next week.
xxx
Sarah

Chocolate Orange said...

Love your cards !! The sew one is sewwww cute !! Love how you have used the rainbow colours within the card against the white background.
Thank you for joining us at OSAAT for this special challenge. Good Luck !

Choccy x

Nina said...

Hi Sally, we certainly have missed you over at TMITA!! I love your cards and that saying on the horse card is one of my favorites!! You should stop by and see us some time! ((hugs)) Nina

Lisa said...

Great job on the color challenge.

Patti J said...

"Sew" cute!!! Love both of these, Sally! Hmmm....you could send the first one to Paige! Great job, my friend!

Lynn McAuley said...

What wonderful work, Sally!! Great fall colors on your fun "Happy Trails" creation!

We so appreciate you for sharing this wonderful card with the Friends of Speedy the Cat in this week's challenge!! Thank you so much!

Robyn said...

Great cards.. I especially love the horse.. Thanks for joining us at IDIC.

Hugs
Robyn

Pam said...

I love the horse card...beautiful and perfect for fall.

Sharanda said...

Very pretty cards! LOVE the "Sew" one!!

Pam said...

Oh wow - I love, love, love your card for the Wild Wild West challenge - the image and sentiment are perfect!

brenda said...

Two super card but as a 'horsey' person it has to be the first for me.

Thank you for joining in my Colours of Autumn theme at Allsorts this week and good luck.

B x

Our suster challenge is looking for new DT members http://pennyblackatallsorts.blogspot.com/

Floweret said...

Thank you "sew" much for sharing the card with us at IDIC this time. It is a nice clean card that with one with the bear, love it so much. Wishing you all the best from Sweden!

Rebekah said...

That SEW card is sew beautiful!! I love it, great use of colours thanks so much for joining us at OSAAT this wk, don't forget to pop to mu blog for a chance at some comment candy! HUgs Rebekah xx
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Jennie said...

Beautiful cards!! Love your colouring :)
thank you for joining us at IDIC challenge

xxx

Deb said...

Your horse card is beautiful! You did a great job with the color challenge!

Shannon said...

This is a gorgeous card! I Love the Emerson quote and that you named the horse:) Thank you for playing this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Margreet said...

2 gorgeous cards Sam......with card 2 you can also enter the embossing challenge of Fairy Fun Fridays!.....thanbks for joining OSAAT!
xxx Margreet

Jasmine Wilmany said...

So cute!
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Jasmine Wilmany
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stampinbygenny said...

Beautiful card. I love all the textures you used on your horse card. Stunning.
Thank you for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Court said...

Fabulous! Not one, but two cards that qualify and I love how unique they are! Thank you so much for playing in the Cuttlebug Challenge this week!

Olga said...

Gorgeous card!!!! Thank you so much for all your comments, and prayers about Bill. He went to his room today so hopefully he'll be home before long.

dstandard said...

Great cards - always love white on white! Thanks for playing at Designed 2 Delight!

girlia said...

Beary cute.

Sherrie Conner said...

Super cute! Love the way you used the sweet bear image from Designed2Delight! :0)

Jayne said...

What a cute card, I love the rainbow colours against the white background. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT.

Connie said...

Fun cards! Thanks for playing along with Create with Connie and Mary's color challenge this week!

TesaB said...

Fun and cute cards both of them!!! Love the horse and the bear is adorable!!!

chrissy xx said...

Oh!! This little bear is sooo cute. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT.
Chrissyxx

Lindsey said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Fab and Funky this week x

Kayla (Purple Panda Designs) said...

Both cards are great. Love them both :) Thanks for joining our special challenge at OSAAT this week.

Karen McAlpine said...

Very cute sentiment...it is perfect for the horsey card. the horse is so pretty. Is that a stamp? Thank you for joining us at the Stamping Vacation Challenge blog.

laney said...

Great cards ..love them both!!
thank you for joining us for this special challenge at OSAAT hope to see you next week too!!
I have a little candy to give away to someone who leaves a comment on my blog
hugs
laney

Padster said...

Fabulous card - super cute image - thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations and OSAAT this week x

Mary Brown said...

What a great card for a horse lover! Thanks for playing along this week on the Create with Connie and Mary Challenge!

Kristine said...

Very unique!! LOVE your stitched borders and the cute scallopy frame with buttons that you put him on! Thanks for playing with us at DOUBLE DELIGHT CHALLENGES this week. Hope to see you next time *Ü*

Michelle Gotoh Bertuzzi said...

Great cards Sam! Love that horse and the texture! Glad you could join us at Card Patterns.

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Two great cards the autumn colours are fab and perfect for this weeks challenge...

Thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx

Brenda Brown said...

Two fabulous cards Sally, both are beautiful in different ways.
Thankyou for entering into our special challenge at OSAAT this week and thankyou for taking the time and making the effort to support us. Good luck.
Luv Brenda xxxx

Anita Hovey said...

Could've sworn I already commented on this card... Lovely...I need some horses...Thanks for joining us at Raise the Bar this week.

Heather said...

I LOVE your horse card. It is stunning!!! And the stitching on your second is bright, fun and beautiful

Thanks so much for playing along at Freshly Brewed Challenges.

Laurel said...

Fantastic cards, love that horse card... you can send it to me! Hehehe! Thanks so much for playing at Wee Memories!

Ann said...

Fabulous! Thanks for playing with us Wee Memories girls this week!

Gurkiss said...

Really nice card.

Thank you for joining us at IDIC.

Hugs Gurkiss


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Dora said...

Awww wow how sweet, I love your beary sweet card with that lovely embossing and stitching :) Very nice. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week and good luck xx

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A.J. said...

Two Great cards - I especially love the rainbow stitching!
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT.

Crafty Creations by AJ
Amanda

Joanne (jojot) said...

great sentiment on the horse card....thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends

Jo Davies said...

Suer cute cards so fab. Thanks for sharing with us this week over at OSSAT.

Hugs Jo xxx

Rose said...

fantastic cards!! love your sweet take on the 365 sketch :)

Tammy Miller said...

Thank you so much for joining us for our latest I did It Creations Challenge Blog! I love your card, it is just great. We hope you will join us for our challenge this week. Thanks again and have a great Sunday!

~amy~ said...

amazing...fabbie cards...I can't get over how many challenges you are able to include...fantastic!