Friendship Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken Using Quietfire Design - I Don
Sweet Peeps, Happy Friday.  I have to say that just as much as giving a card on Fridays and reading your heartfelt sharing, I adore Fridays for many reasons.  This day gives me pause to analyze the week, complete with my shortcomings and the triumphs I experience.  This week is no different, I fell short in so many ways but also I had a personal triumph that makes me thankful.  This year I’ve been doing my inner homework, cleaning up some emotional tarnish that I thought could not be recovered from.  To my amazement, once through the dirt and sour deposits that threaten, I find the original layer is still shiny and that gives me great hope!  Creating is such a catalyst for soul searching and giving – I hope you use it to your sweet advantage.   In that vain, today’s card was created to give away for Day of Giving Friday – I hope it brightens someones day.  (By the way yes, I have a backlog of cards to send out – no worries – they will come, I promise!)

Today I built my card on a base that is 5-1/2″x 7-1/2″.  The die I choose is another that has sadly hit the Spellbinders discontinue list and  I don’t think I ever had the chance to share a public card – although I’ve seen stunning cards on the internet made with this one – it’s called Spellbinders Regal Allure.  The quantities of this die set are quite limited and no more will be manufactured – I promised I’d tell you :-)

Friendship Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken Using Quietfire Design - I Don
So I took an unconventional approach to this die and split it in half horizontally, scored and folded it.  I’m a little bit on a dimension kick so I wanted to create a valance above and below that brings your eye to the center.  To decorate those, I used the detail piece in the set to add a flourish to the flaps I created from the Regal Allure die.  For my sentiment I cut the banner from Spellbinders Decorative Swallowtail Tags and smudged it with Ranger Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink before taking the paper out of the die – by default that gives the banner a nice border.  Then I finished up by stamping a sentiment from Quietfire Design – it’s part of a double sentiment but I simply used You are the Best!

Friendship Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken Using Quietfire Design - I Don
For new readers, every Friday it’s my pleasure to give away a card.   The card goes to a randomly picked reader (worldwide) who leaves a comment in our conversation. Want to know more about Day of Giving, here’s a link to my FAQ’s just check out #11. You can check the list of winners HERE!   For your comment: What do you consider to be your greatest weakness?

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StampsQuietfire DesignI Don’t Tell You Often Enough
Paper:  Neenah Classic Crest – Natural White – Cover – 80lb smooth, Bazzill-Pale Rose, Digital Paper – Iralimija Etsy Shop
InkVersafine Onyx Black Ink
Accessories:  Spellbinders Regal Allure, Spellbinders Decorative Swallowtail Tags May Arts Silk Ribbon, Lace, The Paper Studio – Pearls

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  • TammieApril 7, 2017 - 4:22 pm

    Beaitutiful post Becca. The personal message you share this week is timely. I appreciate your humbleness, encouragement, and sincerity. Sometimes your messages are a “hug”. Gracias.

    Hmm, I’d say my greatest weakness is ‘doubt’.ReplyCancel

  • Noelene ApapApril 7, 2017 - 4:24 pm

    Hi Becca, Wow you take your emotions & you created this beautiful card. I also use my crafting as my personal healing from lifes roller coaster ride. lol though my emotions do not produce masterpieces like yours!
    Thank you for sharing your amazing talent. My biggest weakness is probably my generosity. People can sometimes use it & take it for granted.
    Have a lovely weekend xReplyCancel

  • Barbara WilsonApril 7, 2017 - 4:29 pm

    Beautiful card. My greatest weakness is putting things off until tomorrow, which never comes.ReplyCancel

  • Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda UKApril 7, 2017 - 4:31 pm

    Good morning Becca, this is simply Devine!!! The bow is exquisite as always!!! Sending the sentiment right back to you : )
    My weakness. Let’s see I have a boat load!!! Craft supplies is the main one I think I have to have it when really I don’t : )
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy LyndaxxxReplyCancel

  • Christine SpringmanApril 7, 2017 - 4:37 pm

    Another beautiful card I love how you used the die cut but cutting it in half. My greatest weakness would be not carring through on my ideas. Christine S.ReplyCancel

  • Cyndy WApril 7, 2017 - 4:41 pm

    I love this card Becca! Sorry to hear spellbinders is discontinuing this and many other dies. My budget cannot keep up so know I will miss quite a few. My greatest weakness is not being able to figure out how to make myself a priority and still do for the others in my life. I am continually “chastised” for putting myself in last place, especially since I have some serious health concerns right now–just not in my nature or maybe I am lazy–either way I need to figure it out! Thanks for all your inspiration! I love to “case” your work!ReplyCancel

    • Becca FeekenApril 7, 2017 - 6:18 pm

      Cyndy I hope your health is restored soon. Please take care of yourself! Your well-being cascades down to the people you help, so you definitely need to ensure your health first. Be blessed!ReplyCancel

      • Pam TASApril 7, 2017 - 7:01 pm

        Cyndy that’s your nature we are who we are !
        But they say if we don’t look after ourselves we are no good
        to anyone including our self….
        Take care and hope your health improves soon hugs Pamxxx

  • Christine MillerApril 7, 2017 - 4:47 pm

    Wow, Becca! What an awesome testimony that God is helping you through something you thought couldn’t be fixed. Such an encouragement.

    My biggest weakness is being a perfectionist. It is often admired, but in truth causes lots of problems when I expect too much of myself, my loved ones, or my time.ReplyCancel

  • CaroleApril 7, 2017 - 4:49 pm

    What a lovely card. I love your creative use of the die cut. The soft colors on this card really speak to me. My greatest weakness is impatience both with myself and my husband. He’s a very methodical thinker and is slow to make decisions. He really likes to think things through and I’m the exact opposite but I’ve learned that trying to speed him up just doesn’t work. I am learning to give him time to work things out at his own pace. So happy to have found your blog. You do beautiful work.ReplyCancel

  • Jean marmoApril 7, 2017 - 4:51 pm

    Another beautiful card. My biggest weakness is Afraid of not being good enough.ReplyCancel

  • MaureenApril 7, 2017 - 4:56 pm

    Oh, Becca, you are the best! Another beautiful card. Thank you for sharing these lovely works of art with all of us. My greatest weakness has been putting others first and not considering that a weakness.ReplyCancel

  • ElaineApril 7, 2017 - 4:58 pm

    A very beautiful card as always Becca,
    I am afraid my weakness is food.
    God Bless
    Elaine H XReplyCancel

    • Pam TASApril 7, 2017 - 7:06 pm

      Hi Elaine God bless your honesty lol !!!
      Most of us if we are honest would fit that category ….
      Hope Andrew is doing well hugs PamxxxxReplyCancel

  • Dalyce MangumApril 7, 2017 - 5:00 pm

    This is a very lovely card, Becca!!
    Thank you for the chance to win it.
    I love your cards and I love your new dies.
    Thank you for inspiring all of us.ReplyCancel

  • Wanda ThomasApril 7, 2017 - 5:05 pm

    Lucky me! I have that die! My greatest weakness (amongst many) would probably be expecting perfection.ReplyCancel

  • christiApril 7, 2017 - 5:06 pm

    finally a question I can answer almost without thinking. patience, I need it bad. I use to be more inpatient and am trying hard not to be but it still is the hardest for me. gorgeous card. the die is beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Karen M. RothApril 7, 2017 - 5:09 pm

    Oh My! This card is so lovely and very Springy :D I love it so much.

    My greatest weakness is that after my truck wreck that did kill me I am unable to do even simple math in my head. I require a printable form to keep track and our Printer ran out of ink and six months later it still has no ink. This has caused me to put us into a Deep Debt that we can never repay. Right now I have three Credit Cards that have gone to Collections. I had been trying to get my Website and Boutique up and running and well, then I ended up very ill and the bills just kept adding up and now I have a Domain Name paid for the next ten years but will not have my Professino0nal Website Design that I love so much. Because of this I continue to watch each Dream I ever had fall to the ground in shattered pieces along with my heart…..ReplyCancel

    • Sandy ArtmanApril 7, 2017 - 6:23 pm

      Dear Karen,
      Just wanted you to know that someone is praying for a miracle for you. That the shattered pieces of your heart and dreams are used to create something precious and beautiful. God bless you.ReplyCancel

  • RachelApril 7, 2017 - 5:13 pm

    Beautiful card Becca you are so talented. You actually inspire me when I am feeling blank when it comes to creating. But your sweet thoughts of what you share whether is good or bad also helps as I know that others are having some questionable thoughts. I think my biggest weakness is time. I feel that time just goes by so fast and I need to slow down and enjoy the good that God provides. Enjoy sometimes the tears and know that those tears will dry and that for that brief moment I was weak but He was with me. More time to pray and thank Him for his gifts of family, friends good health and love.ReplyCancel

  • Angelique VelaApril 7, 2017 - 5:17 pm

    I’d like to say that doubt is my biggest weakness but when I really think about it I think that arrogance is really my biggest weakness. Most of the time I don’t even realize I’m doing it. Go figure. It’s usually not until after the fact that I may perceive any arrogance on my part.ReplyCancel

  • DottieApril 7, 2017 - 5:21 pm

    What a beautiful card! I love its softness and that sweet bow to finish it off. Thank you Becca for the chance to win this creation of yours. Thats wonderful.ReplyCancel

  • MiluApril 7, 2017 - 5:25 pm

    Beautiful as always and I really enjoy the way you cut the dye in half
    My biggest weakness is trying to control what I cannot control
    which causes we worry
    which is a lack of faith
    Love,
    MiluReplyCancel

  • Maxine DApril 7, 2017 - 5:29 pm

    What a beautiful card Becca, and I do love your less than conventional use of the dies :)
    My greatest weakness – hmmm – impatience and I can become irritated too quickly.
    Blessings
    MaxineReplyCancel

  • LISA DUGGINApril 7, 2017 - 5:34 pm

    Such a pretty, pretty, pretty card… My greatest weakness, I know is thinking everyone should always do things like I do! Such a sad thing when I think about it. Love that card. Blessings, LisaReplyCancel

  • Joanna DicksonApril 7, 2017 - 5:35 pm

    Simply stunning. I’m lucky enough to own this die Becca. And I couldn’t and wouldn’t part with it.
    Wishing you a great weekend ?ReplyCancel

  • Joanna DicksonApril 7, 2017 - 5:38 pm

    Oops my greatest weakness is not having the confidence in my crafting to take my passion further. XReplyCancel

  • KathyApril 7, 2017 - 5:40 pm

    Awesome card…I’m bad at cleaning up my messy, I buy craft supplies and don’t use them…and things stack up…ReplyCancel

    • Jacquelyn HoaglandApril 8, 2017 - 12:21 pm

      I do the same thing! Since my husband passed away I haven’t gotten back into making my cards but I still go to the crafting conventions and stock up. Now I have to shovel my way through my craft room and get it organized. Good luck getting your supplies organized. :-)ReplyCancel

  • Lori SloanApril 7, 2017 - 5:47 pm

    Gorgeous! Thank you Becca! I think that my greatest weakness is that I try to please everyone else! Sometimes not a great thing!ReplyCancel

  • Vicky S.April 7, 2017 - 5:51 pm

    Becca, This is an beautiful card.
    You always amaze me with your ideas.
    You are so talented.
    My greatest weakness is that I can’t say no
    Even when I want to.ReplyCancel

  • Sandy ArtmanApril 7, 2017 - 6:11 pm

    Happy Friday, dear Becca,
    Your post today is a shining example of why I so appreciate who you are and how you nurture this community. Card making is a kind of meditation in my life and it creates a space for peace and insight. When I read your words and the comments from others, it does invite me to sit with the questions and listen to what comes up. There is such a sense of like mindedness, that sometimes I read my very thoughts coming from another’s words. Do you hear our cheers and feel our hugs of support in your newfound hope?

    Weakness? Over commitment! You mean, I can’t do everything??? No dear, you cannot. Isn’t it obvious? (Well, yes it is!)

    Such a lovely card. That pale pink detail piece really caught my eye. That, and the lovely piece of lace peeking out from under the sentiment!
    Love and blessings,
    SandyReplyCancel

  • Juanita BraunApril 7, 2017 - 6:28 pm

    What a beautiful card Becca. You are so creative and you show us so many ways to use our dies. Thank you so much for sharing your talent each week. My weakness, and it is a BIG one, is buying so many Spellbinders, scrapbook paper and other craft items. Thanks to you for sharing your cards each week so I am using more of my things. I am having knee replacement surgery next week so I hope it gives me time to work on my cards once the bad pain goes away.ReplyCancel

  • Tanja SouterApril 7, 2017 - 6:35 pm

    This is really beautiful Becca. My biggest weakness? Trying to control everything. I starting to to say “whatever”, like a teenager, but it isn’t easy.ReplyCancel

  • Joy MossApril 7, 2017 - 6:36 pm

    I love all the delicate touches – from the two valances, to the lace flower, to the pink flower, and the multiple loops on the ribbon!
    My weakness – Pinterest! I’m not kidding. I’m on it several times a day and am constantly pinning new ideas. I’m working on cutting back quite a bit so I can get other things done…like stamp!ReplyCancel

  • Pam TASApril 7, 2017 - 6:48 pm

    Hello Becca very feminine card lovely !
    So happy you have done some cleaning up ( thought you had had a spring clean
    In the house work department ) lol
    One of my biggest weak spots is not making time for the things I would like to do
    for myself ! Lots of people would be able to relate to that .
    Hugs to everyone ,stay safe PamXXXReplyCancel

  • Penny GApril 7, 2017 - 7:25 pm

    Another beautiful card!!My biggest weakness is always putting things off until the last minute, and then rushing around trying to get things done!ReplyCancel

  • SuzzieQApril 7, 2017 - 7:49 pm

    Well, well, let’s see. I have many issues that need work. But currently my greatest weakness is “procrastination” in getting my house work done and straightening out the clutter that built up while my husband was so ill and there was no time, or energy, for anything but taking care of him. Now all I want to do is make cards. I have been procrastinating on my house work for so long now, it seems I don’t care wheither I do it or not. I know, I must change my attitude – SOON. I can not continue this way. I used to be a neat freek and I was so well organized. Now where did that girl go?ReplyCancel

    • SuzzieQApril 7, 2017 - 7:53 pm

      Woops! Forgot to tell you how lovely your card is today. It is gorgeous.ReplyCancel

  • Melissa BApril 7, 2017 - 8:22 pm

    My greatest weakness is putting mundane (cleaning, etc) things off and doing the more enjoyable things (crafts, baking,reading, crochet) first!ReplyCancel

  • Rosemary TejaApril 7, 2017 - 8:28 pm

    I think my greatest weakness i looking to what beautiful new cards
    you have made to share with us i can’t wait for friday to see the new ones
    When is your shop going to open?ReplyCancel

  • Bonnie SpringleApril 7, 2017 - 8:37 pm

    Your card reflects the person you are beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Sandra SmithApril 7, 2017 - 8:46 pm

    Your card is absolutely lovely! There is an exquisite feel to it that is so elegant. I am seriously considering adding this die to my collection.

    My greatest weakness is putting myself last and struggling to ask for help. This leaves me feeling isolated and alone too much of the time. I guess admitting that is a step toward change. Thank you for thought provoking questions!ReplyCancel

  • Judy BennettApril 7, 2017 - 8:50 pm

    What a stunning card Becca! Your creativity never ceases to amaze me.

    As to my greatest weakness, I have to say it is keeping my craft room organized and clean. I am such a messy crafter and guess I always will be. :(ReplyCancel

  • Shaunda SniderApril 7, 2017 - 9:46 pm

    I love your cards:-)ReplyCancel

  • Cindy KApril 7, 2017 - 9:52 pm

    I consider my greatest weakness to be collecting craft supplies! I tend to buy much more then I have time to use, thereby taking up more room than I have. I am doing something about it though. I have undertaken the job of “clearing out” and letting go. It’s hard, but I’m getting there. It will always be a constant struggle, because I love creating.

    I love your cards Becca. They are so pleasing to the eye, and very comforting to look at! Thank you for sharing your God given gift.ReplyCancel

  • DevyApril 7, 2017 - 9:53 pm

    My weakness is procrastination! I have never been very tidy of a homemaker, and so things tend to get cluttered! It takes a big step to get me cleaning! It doesn’t help that my sweet husband is a huge clutter bug!
    Your card is gorgeous- thank you for sharing your creativity!ReplyCancel

  • Janice BrummettApril 7, 2017 - 10:09 pm

    What a beautiful card! Thank you for teaching me to really look at my dies. I would have never thought to cut it into and turn it into this beautiful card.
    I have many weaknesses! As I get older, I would rather play with paper and ink or fabric than clean my home. I keep up with the laundry-no problem there-, but I hate to take time to run the sweeper, dust, and clean the bathrooms.ReplyCancel

  • Denise BryantApril 7, 2017 - 10:10 pm

    Gorgeous details! Love this beautiful card!
    My weakness is being too easy-going and getting pushed around because of it.ReplyCancel

  • KathymApril 7, 2017 - 10:51 pm

    This may sound odd,,but I cannot let people fail. At work this is a problem because my boss wants to let someone go, but I keep helping this person. My hope is he will learn, be inspired, and pick up his tasks. He is a father of 3 and a husband. It takes time to help others….ReplyCancel

  • BobbiApril 8, 2017 - 12:30 am

    Beautiful card Becca. I love that you have been dealing with those inward issues that often affect how we live our lives. My greatest weakness, or at the moment, the one I am working on, is comparing myself to others, and finding myself lacking. In teaching the book of John this year, one of the greatest lessons was seeing that we all have different gifts, talents and abilities, but all for the common good. So I am learning to be content ??ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea JohnsonApril 8, 2017 - 12:42 am

    I love this card! The layers are perfect together. And of course the colors are just so pretty.
    As for my greatest weakness, hmmm. So many to chose from. I think it is taking myself too seriously and not sustaining a good sense of humor.ReplyCancel

  • Jennie BaileyApril 8, 2017 - 12:59 am

    Such a beautiful card today, sweet sentiment, a gorgeous die cut and some lovely lace, what more could you ask for! I’ve found the die here in the UK too.
    My weakness is to look at beautiful cards and think that I’ll never be that good.ReplyCancel

  • Maryann LaursenApril 8, 2017 - 1:14 am

    You´ve just done it again here Becca, and made the most gorgeous card. It is sooo beautiful and would definitely light up anybodys day to recieve a card like this, that´s for sure.
    My biggest weakness?? That must be, that I just can´t say no, when people ask me for help, even I know, it´ll cost me a lot afterwards, as my health just can´t keep on anymore, and my back gets worser and worser, so sometimes I really wish, I would learn to say no, as people don´t seem to see it, so I can only blame myself ofcause.ReplyCancel

  • DaleApril 8, 2017 - 1:55 am

    such a beautiful card Becca. I love your bows. I have tried to copy them but haven’t been successful so far. I am a very strong woman, I don’t know what my weakness would be. I must have some weakness…..Lays lightly salted potato chips… I love them especially a fresh bag.ReplyCancel

  • AlisonApril 8, 2017 - 2:40 am

    Oh Becca this is an awesome card! My greatest weakness is probably my lack of self confidence! Try as I might it is very hard to get over.ReplyCancel

  • BenteApril 8, 2017 - 3:32 am

    Love the beautiful details on this gorgeous card, Becca :))
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    I think my greatest weakness is being too much of a perfectionist :((ReplyCancel

  • Maureen KApril 8, 2017 - 4:20 am

    Hello Becca,
    What a shame this die is being discontinued. Today’s card is so very beautiful and shows the die off to perfection.
    My greatest weakness is the inability to say “NO”. My daughter has told me many times that the smallest word is a word I am unable to say!!!
    Maureen xxReplyCancel

  • Susan B.April 8, 2017 - 5:51 am

    What a beautiful card! I am checking my dies today to make sure I have this one. My greatest weaknesses is my temper and impatience over small things. I work on it everyday and ask God to help me. Thanks for chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • ANN ROBBINSApril 8, 2017 - 7:54 am

    Morning Becca,
    Beautiful card today for Day of Giving. Was the last one given really in February? Or am I missing something.
    My greatest weakness is not being able to control myself from buying and buying SPELLBINDER DIES. I’m really not kidding. My friends have threatened to send my to SA – Spellbinder Anonymous! LOL
    Have a great weekend.
    Hugs
    Ann R.ReplyCancel

  • Ruthie ArmstrongApril 8, 2017 - 9:50 am

    Becca, beautiful card! I love the lace embellishments and your bows are always scrumptious! I have so many weeknesses that I can hardly just choose one. I think regret is my biggest one, which causes a bunch of others. I offer them up, but take them back. I just need to let go and let God. Loves to you!!ReplyCancel

  • Heidi MortensenApril 8, 2017 - 10:01 am

    How I would absolutly love to win your totally stunning card, Becca ! You are genius in your field! When I am being asked, which cardstile I admire the most, my answer is Becca Feeken ! :-)) I wish, that we were anke to get all those wonderful dies in Denmark. We have alot, but there is also many we have to order from USA if we REALLY want them. They get very expensive them because of taxes.
    A wonderful weekend to Everton ! :-)
    From Heidi in DkReplyCancel

  • Heidi MortensenApril 8, 2017 - 10:32 am

    Well, a wonderful weekend to Everton indeed, but I meant to write to every one ! :-)))ReplyCancel

  • Doreen RitchieApril 8, 2017 - 10:56 am

    Stunning card, as usual Becca. I think my greatest weakness is not being able to throw anything away – even scraps of card, because I think they will be useful one day!ReplyCancel

  • Clare WApril 8, 2017 - 12:10 pm

    Hi Becca. Fab card as always. As for my greatest weakness. Mmm…. Probably have a few but I don’t tolerate fools gladly. Happy weekend.ReplyCancel

  • Patricia HowarthApril 8, 2017 - 1:10 pm

    Hi Becca, This is a stunningly elegant card, shabby chic and beautiful.
    My weakness is that I am too sensitive and too emotional, I sometimes wish that I could keep my emotions in check, I cry far too easily and get emotional far too quickly, if I feel something it shows in my face.
    Enjoy your weekend.
    Lots of love from Patricia xxReplyCancel

  • Carol RossouwApril 8, 2017 - 3:02 pm

    Another very pretty “Becca card”! What a shame that this die is retiring. Us international folks, who have to deal with high exchange rates, haven’t even had a chance to get this one! I have so many weaknesses that I am aware of, but I guess one that tops the list at this stage of my life is a lack of patience.ReplyCancel

  • Anne(UK)April 8, 2017 - 4:19 pm

    I love the way you have cut and made 2 sections to frame your card! It certainly does draw the eye into the centre!
    Your question made me think of Dorcas Lane in ‘Lark Rise to Candleford’. The first episode I watched had Dorcas saying – ‘Cake is my one weakness!’, but the more episodes I watched, the more I heard Dorcas saying that other things were her ‘one weakness’. I’m much like Dorcas in that I might want to believe that ‘cake is my one weakness’, but in truth, I have many! It is a wonderful series and at the end, she tells Gabriel that she has many weaknesses and we love her all the more for her confession!
    Hugs
    Anne (UK) xReplyCancel

  • Cards lApril 8, 2017 - 6:22 pm

    Second guessing people and wondering if they are truly being genuine is a big problem for me.
    Carol bReplyCancel

  • Denice with a "c"April 9, 2017 - 2:57 pm

    I have so many things that could use some work on ….but if I could only change one thing it would be to stop having such a critical personality. I am a perfectionist in so many things and my entire family is not. I am in the process now, with many prayers, learning to just keep my mouth closed and move on. I tell you, I have the worst time with this . I am not where I need to be but I thank God I am not where I used to be. This is defiantly a work in progress. It’s a wonder The Lord doesn’t loose His patience with me. Hugs, Denice with a “c”ReplyCancel

  • crafty violetApril 9, 2017 - 3:31 pm

    Lovely card. My greatest weakness…..crafting supplies! fabric for quilts! flowers for my garden! I could have worse vices!ReplyCancel

  • Ang EdwardsApril 10, 2017 - 2:29 am

    Hi Becca just love this card one day i hope to win one of your cards !! My weekness is that i worry too much especialy over health issues / which i have a few of
    Hope you are well
    Sending love your way
    From Ang in GB xxxReplyCancel

  • Dorothy MutafopulosApril 12, 2017 - 4:24 pm

    Beautiful card love the day layout and colors. My weakness is saying no but after a while I have learned.ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Smith-KirkApril 15, 2017 - 1:46 pm

    Beautiful project Becca as usual your attention to detail works a treat. My greatest weakness would be indecision to the point of annoying myself x x xReplyCancel

Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using Spellbinders Graceful Damask Border, Spellbinders Oval Regalia - see full supply list at www.amazingpapergrace.com
Happy April Fools!    So today I’m blogging over on the Spellbinders Blog, no kidding!!  Over there I’m showing you step-by-step how to bring beauty to edge of your cards.  It’s one of the ways I use borders to enhance a card and it rests safely in my tool box of card tricks.  Technically when I’m designing a card I start by thinking about the edge or edges and then move my focus to the center and what I’m trying to highlight.  Here’s the link over to my post – HERE – you’ll need to see what I’m talking about for my post today to make sense.  So, pop over so you can get a look at the technique I used and then come back so I can tell you about my cards today.  I’m answering comments and questions over there as well, so sound out about which style you like best :-)

Okay, you’re back . . . lets talk about edges so you know which one works for you best.

Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using Spellbinders Graceful Damask Border, Spellbinders Oval Regalia - see full supply list at www.amazingpapergrace.com
Today I decided to turn my original thinking on it’s edge :-)  There’s more than one way to get this look and I definitely think every orientation has a lovely look!  For my first card, it’s just like the card on the Spellbinder Blog, except turned on its side with a left hand fold.  I rarely make side fold cards but I’ll tell you, it’s a very easy way to get this look.  For my card I’ve used Spellbinders Graceful Damask Border and the beautiful oval I’ve used to highlight my sentiment is Spellbinders Oval Regalia (I used Spellbinders Classic Ovals SM  to cut the aperture).

Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using Spellbinders Graceful Damask Border and Spellbinders Oval Majesty - see full supply list at www.amazingpapergrace.com
For my second card, I used the Hinge Technique I created.  Simply put, you cut your die, with die hanging over a folded edge a tiny bit.  The folded edge you use to cut over only needs to be 3/8″ to 1/2″ – you only need enough to as a basis to glue a layer to and hold it with some stability.  So that’s exactly what I did – for the back of the card I cut one border over the fold the cut the second border along the bottom (just as is shown step-by-step in my post on the Spellbinders Blog).  For the front of the card I cut at the top of the paper and then again at the bottom of the paper.  To put the card together I glued the front piece to the back piece that has the tiny flap facing toward the front.  For my card I’ve used Spellbinders Graceful Damask Border and the lovely oval I’ve used to frame my sentiment is Spellbinders Oval Majesty (I used Spellbinders Classic Ovals SM  to cut the aperture).

Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using Spellbinders Graceful Damask Border and Spellbinders Oval Majesty - see full supply list at www.amazingpapergrace.com
As a designer, I take delight in giving you more than one way to use my designs.  I hope you will add these two border orientations to your repertoire so that you can stretch your choices into a couple of beautiful options.

WR-Supplies
Stamps: Clearly Wordsworth – Faith
Paper:  Neenah Classic Crest – Natural White – Cover – 80lb smooth, Digital Paper – Iralimija’s Etsy Shop
InkVersafine Onyx Black Ink and Ranger Super Fine Detail Clear Embossing Powder
Accessories: Spellbinders Graceful Damask Border, Spellbinders Oval RegaliaSpellbinders Oval Majesty Spellbinders Classic Ovals SM, The Paper Studio – Pearls, May Arts Silk Ribbon, Tulle, Pearl Brad

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Sending hugs!  Hope you have a great weekend!!

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  • Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda UKApril 1, 2017 - 2:30 pm

    Good morning Becca, bless you you sweet angel!!! The simplicity of these two creations are breath taking!!!!
    Thankyou for all your inspiration!!!
    What an April Fools Day!!!
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy LyndaxxxReplyCancel

  • Jennie BaileyApril 1, 2017 - 2:32 pm

    How lovely both these cards are and thank you for the instructions too. I love these borders dies nod I can’t wait to see some more.ReplyCancel

  • Wanda ThomasApril 1, 2017 - 2:35 pm

    Gorgeous but I’m not connecting the dots yet. looks like a trip to the craft room for play time!!ReplyCancel

  • Barbara TranquillaApril 1, 2017 - 3:04 pm

    Hi Becca,

    Wonderful, wonderful! Both cards are simply elegant and the technique of border edges is worth its weight in gold. Why couldn’t I think of that as many hinged cards I have done. Thanks oh, so much for sharing–all part of your generous nature willing to spread beauty out and about. A real treat this Saturday. Thanks again. BarbaraReplyCancel

  • PattyKApril 1, 2017 - 3:27 pm

    Hi Becca, what a beautiful card. Simple and elegant. I was wondering one thing. You state to cut both pieces of the card base 7 x 5 and score 1 inch down one 7 x 5 piece.. The picture shows the 2 card bases different sizes. Is this incorrect? I’m anxious to get started.ReplyCancel

    • Becca FeekenApril 1, 2017 - 4:02 pm

      Hey Patty, that’s an error – it should say 6″x 5″for the second piece…ReplyCancel

  • Diane BrownApril 1, 2017 - 3:45 pm

    Hi Becca,

    More gorgeous cards, they are so elegant, love your cards they are always so feminine, thank you for your inspiration.
    DiReplyCancel

  • ConniecrafterApril 1, 2017 - 4:04 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing how to do that , it looks terrific, gives the card that extra special something!!ReplyCancel

  • Joanna DicksonApril 1, 2017 - 5:24 pm
  • Sandra SmithApril 1, 2017 - 5:52 pm

    Such different looks with the same border die but all are beautiful! Thank you for the extra inspiration today and Happy April 1st Day!ReplyCancel

  • PamTASApril 1, 2017 - 6:28 pm

    Hi Becca Sunday the 2nd here lol
    All the cards for the two days are lovely.
    Can’t wait to try them just what I needed love and hugs PamxxxxxxReplyCancel

  • SuzzieQApril 1, 2017 - 7:42 pm

    Lovely, lovely, lovely cards. Thanks for the inspiration. Wishing you a fab weekend.ReplyCancel

  • Yvonne NicholsonApril 1, 2017 - 8:10 pm

    Loved all your cards.
    Have a great weekend.ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea JohnsonApril 1, 2017 - 8:38 pm

    Becca, these cards are fabulous!! I just love those beautiful edgings. Your new dies work perfectly for this elegant application. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful ideas with us!!!ReplyCancel

  • Janice BrummettApril 1, 2017 - 8:57 pm

    Beautiful cards. Hadn’t thought to use at the top of the card. Just made two sympathy cards using this die. Guess I will send follow up “think of you” cards using this die on the top and bottom. Thanks for the inspirationReplyCancel

  • CindyApril 1, 2017 - 10:03 pm

    What a pair of gorgeous cards. Always love your hinged technique, it is so easy. Matter of fact it is so easy I fotget to use it!!! Thank you for sharing all your gorgeous gorgeous cards.
    Happy April Fools day back at you.
    CindyReplyCancel

  • Shaunda SniderApril 1, 2017 - 10:22 pm

    What beautiful cards!!! Your talent is amazing.ReplyCancel

  • Beverly FuchsApril 1, 2017 - 11:10 pm

    Gorgeous cards. The color and the design of each is just divine. Your cards are always a winner.ReplyCancel

  • Clare WApril 2, 2017 - 12:40 am

    Hi Becca. I love the look of the borders on the edge. I’ll be giving this a try.ReplyCancel

  • Jean marmoApril 2, 2017 - 12:49 am

    Such beautiful cards.ReplyCancel

  • Jacquie JacobsApril 2, 2017 - 1:14 am

    Hello Becca,

    It has been such a long time since I was able to look at my blog and view others, so sorry for my absence, I have missed you! Such beautiful creations as always my friend, you never cease to amaze me with all your beautiful designs and I shall certainly be going onto the Spellbinders blog to read your tutorial.
    I hope this finds you and your family all well, I am not sure whether you celebrate Easter over there but happy Easter anyway.

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie Jacobs xxxxReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Smith-KirkApril 2, 2017 - 3:18 am

    Hi Becca
    Beautiful card and love what you did on the spellbinders blog, such a lovely way to use border dies – thank you so much for sharing x x xReplyCancel

  • Maryann LaursenApril 2, 2017 - 6:32 am

    Simply stunning work from you as always Becca. Your cards and design are always such a joy to watch and also today as well.ReplyCancel

  • Earlene BostApril 2, 2017 - 7:39 am

    These cards are even more “Beccalicious ” because they use dies you created. Love it! Can’t wait to try them.ReplyCancel

  • Terri WApril 2, 2017 - 7:40 am

    Becca they are both lovely but I was wondering how you cut the first one on the top so that it didn’t fall apart? Am I missing something?
    Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Maureen KApril 2, 2017 - 11:21 am

    Hello Becca,
    Two stunning cards – as usual from you.
    April Fool’s Day was my parents’ Wedding Anniversary, they always used to say that they didn’t know which was one the bigger fool!! However, they managed 47 years before dad passed away. Today 2nd April is mam’s Anniversary, she died in 1980.
    xxxxReplyCancel

  • KathyApril 2, 2017 - 12:05 pm

    Such wonderful cards. A true delight!!! Thanks for encouraging us to be creative by turning it on its side!!!ReplyCancel

  • Dianne SchlegelApril 2, 2017 - 3:36 pm

    Thank You Becca for the tutorial on Spellbinders and on youtube – I’ve been visiting youtube regularly for inspiration. Thank you thank you.
    Hugs DianneReplyCancel

  • AudreyApril 2, 2017 - 5:06 pm

    Love the cards. You never cease to amaze. I do have one question. When you made the first card, what length was the ribbon.? Thank you.ReplyCancel

  • Joy MossApril 3, 2017 - 2:20 am

    These are beautiful. Thanks for sharing the tutorial on the Spellbinder’s blog!ReplyCancel

  • Doreen RitchieApril 3, 2017 - 9:22 am

    A delightful set of twins, Becca. Both are simply gorgeous!
    Doreen RReplyCancel

  • Anne(UK)April 4, 2017 - 6:40 pm

    A double offering. How blessed we are today! Those subtle colours are divine!
    Hugs
    Anne(UK)xReplyCancel

Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using Quietfire Design - The Greatest Strength, Spellbinders Graceful Scallops, Spellbinders Labels 29, Spellbinders Victorian Bow, Spellbinders Label 55 Decorative Element, Spellbinders Classic Ovals SM - see full supply list at www.amazingpapergrace.com
Hey y’all, Happy Friday!!  Oh, and happy end of March already.  You know what tomorrow is right?  We’ll I’m not fooling but I’m planning to have a blog post again tomorrow.  In the mean time, today’s card features a sweet sentiment from Quietfire Design – The Greatest Strength.  So often I select a sentiment because it resonates with me, in something that has happened over the week.  This week – for no reason – I rolled over to frustration.   When I pulled this stamp out, it reminded me that the race is long and is not often won by might by but by patience and gentleness in the long haul.  This is so hard to remember when you are trying to get somewhere fast but several small achievements and blessings were so helpful in correcting my course.

Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using Quietfire Design - The Greatest Strength, Spellbinders Graceful Scallops, Spellbinders Labels 29, Spellbinders Victorian Bow, Spellbinders Label 55 Decorative Element, Spellbinders Classic Ovals SM - see full supply list at www.amazingpapergrace.com
Today I built my card on a printed cream card base 6.5″ wide by 5″ tall that I cut (both layers at once) a bottom border onto using Spellbinders Graceful Scallops.  I love how that turned out and I played around with stitching floss through the holes.  I didn’t keep the stitching for this card, but it will win  its way onto the next card I make using Graceful Scallops.  The focal layer is built in three tiers with Spellbinders Labels 29 on the bottom (adhered with double foam tape), followed by Spellbinders Victorian Bow.  Directly on top of that I stacked Spellbinders Label 55 Decorative Element and finished with Spellbinders Classic Ovals SM (adhered with a single layer of foam tape).

Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using Quietfire Design - The Greatest Strength, Spellbinders Graceful Scallops, Spellbinders Labels 29, Spellbinders Victorian Bow, Spellbinders Label 55 Decorative Element, Spellbinders Classic Ovals SM - see full supply list at www.amazingpapergrace.com
For new readers, every Friday it’s my pleasure to give away a card.   The card goes to a randomly picked reader (worldwide) who leaves a comment in our conversation. Want to know more about Day of Giving, here’s a link to my FAQ’s just check out #11. You can check the list of winners HERE!   For your comment: What do you consider to be your greatest strength?

WR-Supplies
StampsQuietfire DesignThe Greatest Strength
Paper:  Neenah Classic Crest – Natural White – Cover – 80lb smooth, Papertrey Ink
InkVersafine Onyx Black Ink and Ranger Super Fine Detail Clear Embossing Powder
Accessories:  Spellbinders Graceful Scallops, Spellbinders Labels 29, Spellbinders Victorian Bow, Spellbinders Label 55 Decorative Element, Spellbinders Classic Ovals SM, Satin Ribbon – The Paper Source, Button, The Paper Studio – Pearls

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  • Denise BryantMarch 31, 2017 - 3:18 pm

    Gorgeous card!
    My greatest strength is thoughtfulness of others.ReplyCancel

  • Maureen KMarch 31, 2017 - 3:20 pm

    Hello Becca,
    We are all tried and tested, and it’s only human to snap once and again. I don’t know that I have any great strength, I muddle along and do my best for my family and friends.
    Maureen xxxReplyCancel

  • Christine SpringmanMarch 31, 2017 - 3:24 pm

    My greatest strength is patients.. lovely card as usual Becca. Christine S.ReplyCancel

  • SHELLEEMarch 31, 2017 - 3:26 pm

    I think my greatest strength is my attention to detail. That attention has of benefit to me and my family many times. However, it can also be a problem because “everything has to be perfect”, which can sometimes take away from the enjoyment of things! I am working on knowing when to “let it go”!ReplyCancel

  • Sandy GMarch 31, 2017 - 3:35 pm

    Hi Becca
    This is such a beautiful card and sentiment. Very often the gentle, quiet path is the more rewarding one. I would say that my greatest strength is my ability to just listen. A kindly ear is sometimes all it takes to really help someone.ReplyCancel

  • LoisMarch 31, 2017 - 3:37 pm

    Gentleness is a great strength and a good reminder in how to deal with people. Thank you for putting it on a beautiful card. I think my greatest strength is compassion. Comes from many years of nursing in a variety of situations. I remind myself it could be me having such a trial.
    Have a wonderful weekend. We are in the midst of a snowstorm, expecting 5-10 inches heavy white stuff.ReplyCancel

  • TammieMarch 31, 2017 - 3:41 pm

    Wow! What a timely card message. Your blog is an inspiration. Hmm, I would like to believe patience is my strength. But I really need to work on it, with the grace of God, every, single, day.ReplyCancel

  • Sandra SmithMarch 31, 2017 - 3:52 pm

    Love the details and layer ‘s on your beautiful card today, Becca! I continue to enjoy and be inspired by your lovely creations using your border collection. Add in pink and I’m definitely all in on this card!

    I think my greatest strength is probably patience. Not exactly sure how to explain that but it feels right. Have a wonderful weekend!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa BMarch 31, 2017 - 3:54 pm

    My greatest strength is the love I have for my family.ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Smith-KirkMarch 31, 2017 - 3:54 pm

    Hi Becca, beautiful card with all your lovely touches. My greatest strength is empathy and listening,have a great weekend x x xReplyCancel

  • Jennie BaileyMarch 31, 2017 - 3:55 pm

    What a beautiful card today and I love the inspiration you’ve given us with border die.
    I really don’t know what my greatest strength is but what ever life throws at me I just carry on and try my best.ReplyCancel

  • Joni SMarch 31, 2017 - 3:59 pm

    Pretty card today, Ms. Becca. Love the sentiment as well. I think my greatest strength is persistence. Just have to remember it can be a problem as well – there are times when one really should give in and let go.
    Hope your weekend is lovely and I look forward to tomorrow’s blog post! No foolin’!
    JoniReplyCancel

  • Sandy ArtmanMarch 31, 2017 - 4:01 pm

    Happy Friday, Becca,
    Indeed, your posts make my Fridays special! What a sweet card. As a newbie to the wonderful world of die cutting, I especially appreciate your extraordinary eye in finding harmony and balance in combining all these elements. You’re such a master teacher!
    I reflected on your question of the day and it was interesting to realize that I consider my greatest strength to be my sensitivity to others (& compassion). In my younger days, I felt hurt by it and saw it as a liability. Now, I’ll reach out to others and they tell me it was at the “perfect time”. What could be better than that? To know what another needs is the very thing I can offer them. Praise God!ReplyCancel

  • Beverly ParkisonMarch 31, 2017 - 4:04 pm

    Such a comforting thought.I think my greatest strength is being perfectly comfortable by myself. I don’t need a lot of people around to entertain me. Love your work Becca. Always beautifulReplyCancel

  • christiMarch 31, 2017 - 4:09 pm

    beautiful card. love the colors and the frills and the layers and of course the sentiment. I think perseverance is my greatest strength. if it’s worth having it’s worth working for and towards. some may say stubbornness but that’s not the positive side. :)ReplyCancel

  • Yoshiko GlennMarch 31, 2017 - 4:12 pm

    Love your card/color combo – so elegant. My greatest strength is the strength that my dear husband gives me through his love and never ending support. Happy Friday!ReplyCancel

  • Jean marmoMarch 31, 2017 - 4:25 pm

    Simply beautiful. My greatest strength is that I am a survivor. I have had my share of trials including breast cancer twice. I beat it both times.ReplyCancel

  • Bonnie SpringleMarch 31, 2017 - 4:50 pm

    Truly wondefuly made! Beautiful words . Thanks for sharing! Your number 1 Fan BonnieReplyCancel

  • Barbara WilsonMarch 31, 2017 - 5:06 pm

    Being steadfast. Hanging there until the job is done.ReplyCancel

  • Sandra MartinezMarch 31, 2017 - 5:07 pm

    Beautiful card!! My strength is putting others before myself. I always make sure everyone is ok!ReplyCancel

  • Betty McalisterMarch 31, 2017 - 5:10 pm

    Hi Becca . Your card is beautiful with a
    Lovely sentiment. Like Jennie Bailey whatever life throws at me, I manage to ride the storm so perhaps perseverance or stubbornness is my strength. Look forward to your post tomorrow. XxReplyCancel

  • ElaineMarch 31, 2017 - 5:16 pm

    Beautiful card as always Becca, my greatest strength is perseverance and loyalty .
    God bless
    Elaine H XReplyCancel

  • Maxine DMarch 31, 2017 - 5:17 pm

    Another beautiful card Becca – love your colours, they work beautifully together.
    My greatest strength is the Lord – without Him I am nothing!!
    Blessings
    MaxineReplyCancel

  • Deanna WalterMarch 31, 2017 - 5:22 pm

    Compassion, i can easily make someone feel comforted and understood. Just giving a hug can sometimes help alot! I totally adore your cards! Wish I could get win one or even buy some from you!ReplyCancel

  • Karen M. RothMarch 31, 2017 - 5:22 pm

    My greatest Strength is my ability to easily understand why someone has hurt me and being so very quick to forgive them.
    That and being so organized.

    This card is such a lovely reminder to reign in hurtful words said in a moment of frustration as the results of the words can never be taken back again and the scars can last a lifetime and because of the wounds festering, it often ruins other relationships you have or will have.

    I am so loving the scallop border! I can see this as a very frilly, lacy, ruffly card with a Cameo in the center of the Becca Bow ;)ReplyCancel

  • Beth JonesMarch 31, 2017 - 5:36 pm

    I love this—everything about it! My greatest strength may be my warmth, which comes from truly loving others,. which comes from faith in God and Jesus Christ.ReplyCancel

  • MaureenMarch 31, 2017 - 5:45 pm

    Beautiful card once again, Becca thank you. My greatest strength is being a loving, caring person.ReplyCancel

  • Pam TASMarch 31, 2017 - 5:51 pm

    Hi Becca very pretty card , beautiful sentiment gorgeous colours.
    Its been a tough week here ! I believe my best strengths are consideration
    and the ability to share. take care everyone stay safe hugs PamXXXReplyCancel

  • Bette SchroderMarch 31, 2017 - 6:05 pm

    I think my great asset is listening and being able to see “both sides” of an argument. We have had some family problems and I am the one who is always trying to keep peace in the family and keep us close like a family. Love you beautiful card and also the sweet sentiment. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda UKMarch 31, 2017 - 6:41 pm

    Good morning Becca, fab card fab design!!! So sweet!!! My greatest strength I think is just being there for someone!!!
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy LyndaxxxReplyCancel

  • LISA DUGGINMarch 31, 2017 - 6:41 pm

    My greatest strength comes from the Lord. Love the card! Blessings, LisaReplyCancel

  • Christine MillerMarch 31, 2017 - 6:45 pm

    Encouragement. I love the beautifully embossed pink die cut. Your card is gorgeous, and even the photo is so creative!!ReplyCancel

  • BunnyMarch 31, 2017 - 6:57 pm

    This is another beautiful card.

    I think my greatest strength is listening.ReplyCancel

  • RayaMarch 31, 2017 - 7:00 pm

    Beautiful card Becca! My greatest strength Isi patience. I was an elementary yea her for 36 years.ReplyCancel

  • Laverne O.March 31, 2017 - 7:11 pm

    My greatest strength…is being a source of encouragement.ReplyCancel

  • Vicky S.March 31, 2017 - 7:33 pm

    That is a beautiful card Becca. I like that saying,
    I think I need to write it on a paper & hang it in my room.
    My greatest strength according to my husband is that
    I am cheerful & easy to get along with.
    Myself, I think it is listen to people & not putting my 2 cent in.ReplyCancel

  • Judy BennettMarch 31, 2017 - 8:08 pm

    Another stunning card Becca!

    My greatest strength is my faith in God.ReplyCancel

  • ANN ROBBINSMarch 31, 2017 - 8:24 pm

    lOVE YOUR CARD TODAY, BECCA! BUT DON’T I ALWAYS SAY THAT? LOVE ALL YOUR WORK!
    MY GREATEST STRENGTH COMES FROM OUR LORD AND SAVIOR AND MY COMMITTMENT THAT “HE ONLY ASKS YOU TO TAKE ON WHATEVER HE THINKS YOU CAN HANDLE.”
    HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND, MY FRIEND!
    HUGS,
    ANN ROBBINSReplyCancel

  • Charlotte CushingMarch 31, 2017 - 8:29 pm

    My greatest strength is trying to make people feel good about themselves. This is a very beautiful card. I love it.ReplyCancel

  • Yvonne NicholsonMarch 31, 2017 - 9:16 pm

    What a beautiful card as usual.Love the print base.ReplyCancel

  • MaryMarch 31, 2017 - 10:57 pm

    Beautiful card, Becca! I love the look of the scalloped border on the background paper instead of a separate border attached in white or a different color. I’ll have to remember this idea!
    I guess my greatest strength is trying to find ways to compliment everyone on something good about themselves.ReplyCancel

  • Beth SwisherMarch 31, 2017 - 10:59 pm

    Beautiful card as always. I love your style. I think my greatest strength is caring.ReplyCancel

  • Janet CastleMarch 31, 2017 - 11:05 pm

    WOW Becca, what a beautiful card!!! I really don’t know how to answer your question – what is my greatest strength??? Being alone now for 5 months since Jim winged his way to Heaven has opened my eyes to how my friends have been strong for me with all kinds of helps. It will take me a while to discover my strength or strengths as the case may be. Right now it is one day at a time and leaning on the Lord to direct my steps. Ask me that question a year from now and I might be able to answer. Currently everyone keeps saying I am very organized so that will have to be my answer for now – LOL!
    Paper Hugs,
    JanReplyCancel

  • MildredMarch 31, 2017 - 11:12 pm

    I’m a listener so I consider listening to be my greatest strength. This card is fantastic.ReplyCancel

  • Sheri HoltMarch 31, 2017 - 11:18 pm

    Becca, Beautiful card!! I just LOVE that scalloped die. Somehow I had missed it and just noticed it. I think I’m going to NEED that one! I think my greatest strength in compassion and being a great listener. Hope you are doing well!ReplyCancel

  • Clare WApril 1, 2017 - 12:28 am

    Hi Becca. Such a pretty card. As for my greatest strength I do like to be organised. Happy weekend.ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea JohnsonApril 1, 2017 - 12:38 am

    What a pretty card, Becca. Love the layers, the texture, the colors…I guess I just love everything about this one!
    My greatest strength is stubbornness/determination.(Although that particular strength can be really annoying to others!!)ReplyCancel

  • Maryann LaursenApril 1, 2017 - 1:16 am

    Such a beautiful card here as always from you Becca. Love the soft purple color to the white, it looks amazing and the sentiment is just perfect too. Love everything about it here.ReplyCancel

  • Maggie PhillipsApril 1, 2017 - 2:06 am

    Hi Becca, this is such a beautiful card and the sentiment resonates for me too! My greatest strength is love and understanding (or so I’ve been told so I open it’s true!)
    Hugs xReplyCancel

  • Doreen RitchieApril 1, 2017 - 4:39 am

    Beautiful card, as always. My greatest strength is being a good listener.ReplyCancel

  • Carol H.April 1, 2017 - 6:50 am

    Love everything about this card! Especially that beautiful border! My greatest strength…..hmmm, not something I typically think about. I gues I could say it’s being organized, very trustworthy, and if my friends or family need anything they know they can count on me. Thanks for the thought-provoking question! Hugs!ReplyCancel

  • Heidi MortensenApril 1, 2017 - 10:34 am

    Dear Becca !
    Ohh, how I would love to win a card of yours – and this one would be so great, – the sentiments is wonderful. You are blessed with such a variaty of “good words” sentiments, which we cannot get in Denmark. If I was lucky to win your card, I would – not being cruel – but gently pull it a bit apart without ruining it, because I would be so curious to learn from your expertice. :-))
    Hmm, my strenght – I have be told, that I often make others feel good about them selves. That makes me happy. We need that – to feel so accepted and worthy among our family, friends, colleges etc. :-)
    Have a wonderfull weekend every one!ReplyCancel

  • Patricia HowarthApril 1, 2017 - 1:58 pm

    Hi Becca, A very pretty and cute card.
    Patience is a virtue that I wish I ‘had’, but I try my hardest to be ‘kind’ and ‘giving’.
    Enjoy your weekend.
    Lots of love from Patricia xxReplyCancel

  • Diane BrownApril 1, 2017 - 3:34 pm

    Hi Becca,
    Stunning card, love the colour and the beautiful dies you have used, that stamp really says it all. Just beautiful.
    DiReplyCancel

  • SuzzieQApril 1, 2017 - 8:01 pm

    I love the way you layer your cards. And that Becca bow is so awesome. Until I saw this card I never knew the Spellbinders Label 55 Decorative Element die had a heart in it.ReplyCancel

  • KathyApril 2, 2017 - 12:02 pm

    So lovely! Your cards are so graceful and speak to ones heart! Thank you for your passion!!!ReplyCancel

  • Anne(UK)April 4, 2017 - 6:37 pm

    You so often just hit the right spot, Becca – and your card is lovely! We certainly need more gentleness in this troubled world. My greatest strength comes from my Christian faith – I have to try to remember that daily!
    Hugs
    Anne(UK) xReplyCancel

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