I’m looking forward to a wonderful family time this coming Thanksgiving and am looking forward to every opportunity to make it a truly memorable event.  Thinking ahead to dinner and the presentation that I want to spoil my family and guests with, I thought that perhaps this year I would create a program to sit at each place setting as well as place cards.  The program will tell the events in the order they occur, the Blessing (one of many) that will be given before dinner to bless the food, The Menu and then outline our Family Roundtable – the discussion we’ll be having in celebration of thankfulness we have for blessings received throughout the year.  For our Roundtable, each person takes a turn speaking about an event or something they are grateful for.

 

Once I delved into this project, I got really excited about the whole concept.  As I designed the pages for the program I discovered I could make them reusable – so now I can actually pull out each typed portion and replace it with a new panel if I want to use the program again.   Of course if we have guests they are welcome to take a program with them as a keepsake.  Doesn’t this project just scream scrapbook?  I can see after the event is over separating each of the pages and taking the place card and making them all part of several scrapbook pages reflecting on the good time had at Thanksgiving.

 

The background of each panel is done with the Flourishes Damask Background stamp – one of my very favorites if you haven’t noticed, and all printing is computer generated.


Supplies:
Stamps:  Flourishes Damask
Paper:  Bazzill
Ink:  Brilliance Pearlescent Beige
Accessories:  Nestabilities, Punch, Brads, Ribbon

I’ll be posting Blog Candy some time this weekend, so be sure to stop by!  Happy Friday! 

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  • Pam aka/YorkieMomSeptember 12, 2008 - 8:46 am

    Oh Becca….these are stunning!!! And what a marvelous idea? Is that an actual dinner plate that you used?ReplyCancel

  • Nancy KSeptember 12, 2008 - 8:47 am

    Very elegant! I love the colors you used. As always, wonderful!ReplyCancel

  • DonnaSeptember 12, 2008 - 8:49 am

    What a wonderful idea. I love all the detail you have in each piece. These would make a wonderful scrapbook piece. I enjoy coming to your blog. I can’t wait to see what you create. You are such an inspiration. Thanks for taking the time to post your work.
    DonnaReplyCancel

  • DawnSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:08 am

    Oh Wow Becca – Stunning colours and sooo beautiful as ever!
    Have a lovely weekend

    Dawn
    xReplyCancel

  • BarbSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:18 am

    What an awesome idea and these are beautiful Becca! I especially like the fact that they are so versatile between being able to use them again to being able to add them as page elements on scrapbook pages.

    ~BarbReplyCancel

  • Sharon in NESeptember 12, 2008 - 9:21 am

    Becca, you are incredible!ReplyCancel

  • Karolyn L.September 12, 2008 - 9:22 am

    Oh my gosh! This presentation takes my breath away. So elegant and beautiful, and the spirit behind the presentation is just amazing! Thanks so much for sharing. P.S. What is the punch in the small scalloped oval? It looks like a pineapple punch, but I’ve never seen anything like that.ReplyCancel

  • Cindy LawrenceSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:24 am

    Oh my gosh, Becca!!!!!!! You are AMAZING, girl! That is one GORGEOUS place setting! The programs are so detailed and lovely! I am in AWE!ReplyCancel

  • Julie KoerberSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:32 am

    Ok… take my breath away…. this is just lovely. Can I come to your house for Thanksgiving????? Oh my! What an elegant look!ReplyCancel

  • Kim HSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:36 am

    OH MY HECK these are stunning, gorgeous, breathe taking! WOW WOW WOW! My Thanksgiving will look like a HICK one compared to yours!ReplyCancel

  • AngelSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:45 am

    Absolutely GORGEOUS! (yes, I did yell!)ReplyCancel

  • AngiSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:47 am

    Holy Smokes, Batman! This makes me want to get off the computer right now and go play in the craft room! And buy some punches. and the stamp. and more nesties.

    Wow.ReplyCancel

  • AngelSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:49 am

    Do you like the reverse damask as much?ReplyCancel

  • QSeptember 12, 2008 - 10:26 am

    Wow – so beautiful! What a fantastic idea! Methinks I’m going to have to do something like this for my family when we gather at my parents. Thanks for sharing your beautiful project!ReplyCancel

  • RachelSeptember 12, 2008 - 10:40 am

    Beautiful….pleeeezze… can you let us know where you got that punch? I love pineapples and would love to have one! Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Laura (scrapnextras)September 12, 2008 - 10:41 am

    Becca, you amaze me every visit! WOW! Love this project…so elegant and stately and beautiful! The details are wonderful and your photo’s are superb! Gosh your ensemble even matches your dinnerware!!ReplyCancel

  • JudySeptember 12, 2008 - 10:43 am

    How simply amazing!! Beautifully done – awesome photos!ReplyCancel

  • BarbaraSeptember 12, 2008 - 10:56 am

    Oh my word these are wonderful ! I have had these punches for years and they have been sitting in a drawer neglected. What an amazing project !

    :-) BarbaraReplyCancel

  • Corliss McBrideSeptember 12, 2008 - 11:42 am

    This is an amazing idea. What are a fantastic presentation. I can’t wait to share this idea with my friends. Thanks Becca for sharing your creativity with us.ReplyCancel

  • KaySeptember 12, 2008 - 12:12 pm

    Oh my heck – I LOVE it! It’s like …. Martha Stewart … good! What time did you say dinner will be? If you cook as good as you papercraft, it’s going to be totally ‘licious! Beautiful work!ReplyCancel

  • Christine (Craftling)September 12, 2008 - 1:01 pm

    What a fabulous idea! :o) I have had several sweet and memorable Thanksgiving dinners with American families over the years, both here and in the States, and yours sounds wonderful! :o)

    I hope it is as joyful for you as it will be for your guests.

    Chris xxReplyCancel

  • JanineSeptember 12, 2008 - 1:09 pm

    Just amazing Becca!! You are such a talent!!
    Have a great weekend.ReplyCancel

  • BevSeptember 12, 2008 - 1:20 pm

    These are absolutely beautiful! I am just so in awe of your work. God had blessed you with an amazing talent and I am so glad you share that with us! BevReplyCancel

  • LoniSeptember 12, 2008 - 2:35 pm

    Becca, you have really outdone yourself this time! These are super elegant and beautiful. Your family, although they are probably familiar with your abundant talent, will be blown away. And very grateful!ReplyCancel

  • MrsHSeptember 12, 2008 - 2:35 pm

    Good evening, Becca. Your Thanksgiving presentation is beautiful- to say the least- I think everyone else has used most of the adjectives that describe your work and your talent. So I shall just say Very Well Done and your family will be absolutely delighted with the sight that greets them at your Thanksgiving table.ReplyCancel

  • StefanieSeptember 12, 2008 - 2:43 pm

    This is gorgeous! I feel like I would have to dress formally for the event, if I were invited !! :)ReplyCancel

  • Linda C.September 12, 2008 - 2:47 pm

    Whoa! I’m speechless!ReplyCancel

  • Jan Marie 1flourishSeptember 12, 2008 - 4:04 pm

    Becca, what a grand way to treat your guest on Thanksgiving! Every detail is perfect and well thought out…..so very elegant, fresh and yet timeless. Thank you so much for the inspiration…..truly wonderful!ReplyCancel

  • Rhonda K.September 12, 2008 - 4:31 pm

    That is a fabulous table setting! Your work is awesome and I love how you incorporate those punches. Your dinner guests are going to love those.
    One question, is that a punched medallion under the bowl, I could tell if it was part of the bowl or a reflection or something.
    Thanks for sharing your wonderful creations, you are truly very talented and I look forward to seeing your posts every time!ReplyCancel

  • Troy LouiseSeptember 12, 2008 - 5:36 pm

    This is just wonderful. What a lovely way to celebrate the day with friends and family. Who makes the darling pineapple punch?ReplyCancel

  • ThinkTinkSeptember 12, 2008 - 5:42 pm

    You gotta be kidding!!!!! These SO belong in a magazine…or, on a tv show! Amazing!!ReplyCancel

  • JillSeptember 12, 2008 - 5:56 pm

    Just beautiful…ReplyCancel

  • Sue StrozykSeptember 12, 2008 - 8:40 pm

    You are too much!! I’m new to your blog, and are just blown away by your creativeness and talent. Amazing!!!ReplyCancel

  • Julie KSeptember 12, 2008 - 8:46 pm

    Wow! Lovely idea. Cool remeberance of a wonderful day!ReplyCancel

  • patonslakeSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:40 pm

    Please let us know where you get your punches! I love your style and will sit down one day and try all the magic trick with my corner punches too. I really enjoy your site.ReplyCancel

  • DianeSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:47 pm

    Bravo girlfriend! Bravo.

    ~~Diane~~ReplyCancel

  • Cindy HaffnerSeptember 12, 2008 - 10:02 pm

    Becca, so gorgeous, wonderful work.ReplyCancel

  • jami {sgtStamper}September 12, 2008 - 10:46 pm

    wow Becca, these are so wonderful – what beautiful place settings to inspire wonderful time together at the table. Love these!!
    Smiles, JamiReplyCancel

  • Lisa D. AthaSeptember 12, 2008 - 10:58 pm

    Becca,

    Just when I think you couldn’t possibly come up with something more creative than the last project, you do it again! This is such an awesome idea. The colors and designs are gorgeous. I love the colors of Fall! Yes, it does scream “scrapbook”, which makes it even more awesome. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration.

    Hugs, LisaReplyCancel

  • MonicaSeptember 13, 2008 - 12:05 am

    Becca, these are just stunning. Everything you create just blows me away! I LOVE LOVE your talent and creativity!ReplyCancel

  • Debbie OlsonSeptember 13, 2008 - 12:43 am

    Becca, it’s a pure eye feast, and I’m guessing that you’re a fabulous cook too! :-DReplyCancel

  • Gay FerlandSeptember 13, 2008 - 2:02 am

    Becca,
    Truely a very gifted young lady! I was in awe looking at your whole website. I’ve never seen such talent in all my years as a stamper/designer. Thank you so much for sharing your art!!
    GCFReplyCancel

  • Sue CSeptember 13, 2008 - 2:29 am

    Your blog is so aptly named – each of your creations is truly amazing – but this one outshines them all! I am in awe of what creative directions your brain takes you, and how well you execute the designs! I think I can honestly say that I have never seen placecards or anything else as elegant and gorgeous as these! I have been keeping an eye on all of your punch tricks, too – I LOVE punches! Thank you thank you thank you for all of your inspiration and your generosity in sharing your amazing talents with us!ReplyCancel

  • PaulaSeptember 13, 2008 - 3:54 am

    your table is going to look so elegant and these programs will be the finishing touch. What a great idea.ReplyCancel

  • Karen wSeptember 13, 2008 - 4:40 am

    This is just gorgeous!! So pretty and elegant, what a treat for your guestsReplyCancel

  • Jerri KaySeptember 13, 2008 - 4:58 am

    One word sums it up . . . . Stunning! I’m totally speechless. Your blog is definitely candy for my eyes, your creativity is endless. Thank you for sharing this beautiful ensemble, it’s so very inspiring and beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Darlene LSeptember 13, 2008 - 5:53 am

    Elegance defined. I love the ribbon you used. TFS. DarleneReplyCancel

  • DianeSeptember 13, 2008 - 8:46 am

    Becca, You truly have unique talent in producing original designs! It’s always a delight to visit your blog and see what new and gorgeous creation you’ve designed. Know you get lots of comments, and each and every one is so well deserved. Thanks for sharing your ideas with us.ReplyCancel

  • crystal joySeptember 13, 2008 - 8:56 am

    Wow Becca,
    You are in the United States, aren’t you? If so boy you really are way ahead of the game. Are you sure you didn’t make them for me for the Canadian Thanksgiving in October;) you sure are organized!!
    My husband is American so sometimes we celebrate both.ReplyCancel

  • Joan BSeptember 13, 2008 - 9:16 am

    Becca, this is a fabulous ensemble! Your work is stunning.ReplyCancel

  • GiovanaSeptember 13, 2008 - 10:08 am

    Beautiful set Becca!!!! Love every single detail.
    God bless
    GiovanaReplyCancel

  • Sue FSeptember 13, 2008 - 10:32 am

    Wow! How creative, and beautiful! You are such an inspiration. Thanks for such wonderful ideas.
    SueReplyCancel

  • Lori CraigSeptember 13, 2008 - 12:57 pm

    WOWzA! Girl – this is gorgeous! Love the delicate details – just amazing!ReplyCancel

  • CarinSeptember 13, 2008 - 4:06 pm

    Becca,
    Those are so gorgeous… the things you come up with… I want to come to your house for Thanksgiving!!! I would love for our Thanksgiving to be more thanksgiving & less about the food… sorry to say but I don’t think my extended family would appreciate all the fuss, but I certainly would!!!ReplyCancel

  • Elaine MooreSeptember 13, 2008 - 6:29 pm

    WOW – what time’s dinner – I don’t want to be late. You are just incredible –ReplyCancel

  • GigiSeptember 14, 2008 - 12:25 am

    These are the most BEAUTIFUL invitations I’ve ever seen! The color combinations, die cuts, punches – everything! – just go so well together! You are sooooooo incredibly talented!ReplyCancel

  • Beth NormanSeptember 14, 2008 - 8:09 am

    These are outstanding. So beautiful. I love the elegance. The punched corners, and the way you added the titles with brads–all awesome.ReplyCancel

  • Diane LPMSeptember 14, 2008 - 2:37 pm

    Will you pleassssse list the name of the manufacturer for the pineapple punch? Thank you. You continue to amaze and impress with your projects.ReplyCancel

  • ErnieSeptember 14, 2008 - 5:18 pm

    Adorable. Is that a pineapple punch at the top of your program pages? My kitchen is done in primitive pineapples and I would love to find that punch somewhere.

    Thanks as always for your great ideas and inspiration.

    Ernie <:)ReplyCancel

  • Judee LeflerSeptember 14, 2008 - 7:21 pm

    Thank you for all the beautiful eye candy on your blog. These TG items are absolutely gorgeous.

    I visited Trish’s website, and left her a message.
    http://trish-d.blogspot.com/

    Thanks, JudeeReplyCancel

  • PatSeptember 16, 2008 - 1:19 pm

    You have blown me away with this Thanksgiving set!ReplyCancel

  • Cathy B.September 16, 2008 - 2:51 pm

    Well, Becca, as always… breathtakingly beautiful! I wish I could come up with another description; but, when I view your presentations those are the words that always come to mind!!!

    Thank you for sharing your life with us.

    CathyReplyCancel

  • Leslie MillerSeptember 17, 2008 - 12:20 am

    What a gorgeous project and it’s going to be a lovely dinner! So elegant yet warm and inviting, too. Beautiful work!ReplyCancel

  • LazyKaySeptember 17, 2008 - 1:53 am

    What a lovely idea and a nice way to thank your visitors too.

    I’ve left my comment here: http://craftlingscosycorner.blogspot.com/ there are some lovely sketches and beautiful work.

    xxxxxxxReplyCancel

  • […] had so many ideas floating around in my head from the Dinner Setting and Program I created last week, that I sat back down to create more items to match the ensemble I showed last […]ReplyCancel

  • CynthiaSeptember 20, 2008 - 9:29 pm

    Wow I really like how you put God first with Thanksgiving. I love how you want to create beauty in everything you create. I bet the Lord loves your use of your talent.
    Blessings,
    Cinnie C.ReplyCancel

  • […] Well bless her sweet heart, Becca was very gracious and said, “run with it girl”.  Here’s the ensemble Becca designed that was the inspiration for my design […]ReplyCancel

  • Julie (Joypup on SCS)February 10, 2009 - 10:18 pm

    my, my, my… so lovely to be reminded of Thanksgiving again. Just when I needed it most. I do love these punches, and your great way of using them!ReplyCancel

  • MaggieMay 16, 2010 - 7:08 pm

    Hello –

    I actually came upon a very small number of these very pineapple punches and am selling them on my eBay and Etsy shops. I like to include images that demonstrate what can be done with the crafting tools and would love to post one of the images from this project. They are all gorgeous! Of course, I would include a link to your blog and credit.

    Let me know if that is all right with you.

    Cheers – happy crafting!

    – MaggieReplyCancel

Today, out of respect, I wanted to take pause to remember the tragedy of 9-11, the lives that were affected and the nation that was changed.  Of course it is one of those events where I will never forget what I was doing on that morning and my children were old enough at the time to remember too and will have lasting memories.   The enormity of it all, the grief for the families and the anger…oh how we prayed.  I remember weeping so many times that week.  A friend sent me a poignant slide show through email this week that shows everything in detail again – people jumping, building collapsing, smoke and ruin.  Out of the rubble rose the pride of a nation and we were joined by sympathetic allies.  Join me (please, without political commentary) in remembering . . .

Because I wanted to get something worked up quickly to post tonight, I went with the layout from SC193 to plan the card.  It’s a tall card measuring 4.25 inches wide by 8 inches tall. 

Have a blessed day!  I have blog candy to announce perhaps tomorrow and please know that I’m working on projects to share with you soon.

Supplies:
Stamps:  Wordsworth
Paper:  Bazzill
Ink:  Colorbox – Scarlet and Blue with Clear EP
Accessories:  Nestabilities, white rub on words, White Satin Ribbon, white brads

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  • Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk)September 11, 2008 - 5:35 am

    Well done Becca … the card and the sentiments!! I’m with you all the way … you can see my card on my blog: http://www.darscraftycreations.blogspot.com
    Thanks for taking the time to remember and remind!!ReplyCancel

  • kimSeptember 11, 2008 - 5:44 am

    Thank you Becca for taking time to remember. It is a lovely card.ReplyCancel

  • JanineSeptember 11, 2008 - 6:11 am

    Such a beautiful card!! Have a wonderful day Becca!! and thanks for remembering…ReplyCancel

  • JudySeptember 11, 2008 - 6:23 am

    Fantastic job with this — what a lovely remembrance!ReplyCancel

  • DebSeptember 11, 2008 - 6:54 am

    BEAUTIFUL, Becca. Very thoughtful of you to post it. I remember that day so well, and the days following it.ReplyCancel

  • JoaniSeptember 11, 2008 - 8:51 am

    Becca – how very kind of you to honor the victims and their families on this day. You did a very nice job on the card.
    Hugs,
    JoaniReplyCancel

  • DarleneSeptember 11, 2008 - 9:58 am

    Thank you Becca for being my sister in Christ and always sharing your heart with us. I am continually inspired by your work.
    I will never forget 9/11. I will also never let those around me forget.
    I posted a video on my blog to remind those who visit me. I hope everyone remembers that historic day and is touched.
    God Bless!ReplyCancel

  • SharonSeptember 11, 2008 - 10:51 am

    Hello Becca,
    I just wanted to thank you for the lovely card. One of my cousins died in the 9-11 while working in the pentagon. I appreciate you remembering and I often think of him and the times we all shared with the family.

    SharonReplyCancel

  • CarinSeptember 11, 2008 - 12:14 pm

    Thank you for your memorial!ReplyCancel

  • Kay McBrideSeptember 11, 2008 - 12:44 pm

    nice card for rememberance. i think that day touched me and made me appreciate what i have in my family more than anything in my life thus far and i always say a special prayer for those that lost love ones on that day. did i say thats a beautiful card. tfs
    hugs
    kayReplyCancel

  • MrsHSeptember 11, 2008 - 3:14 pm

    Good evening, Becca. A poignant, thoughtful card from you today. Coming from Northern Ireland I am very much aware of the heartache and devastation caused by acts of terrorism so my thoughts are with you all on this remembrance day.ReplyCancel

  • DianeSeptember 11, 2008 - 3:25 pm

    Wonderful remembrance. ?
    ~~Diane~~ReplyCancel

  • BarbSeptember 11, 2008 - 3:31 pm

    We are remembering 9/11 on our blog too. Your card is such a wonderful tribute Becca.

    ~BarbReplyCancel

  • jami {sgtStamper}September 11, 2008 - 4:16 pm

    Your card and post is a beautiful tribute and remembrance. Thank you and God bless you!

    hugs, JamiReplyCancel

  • barb schramSeptember 11, 2008 - 5:30 pm

    What a great card in tribute of the fallen on that day. I too, remember that morning as my husband was spending the week in Washington DC. I know the feelings I had and he was safe, I cannot fathom what others went through. Bless you, Becca.ReplyCancel

  • JudySeptember 11, 2008 - 6:36 pm

    I forgot to say that I gave you an award on my blog today!ReplyCancel

  • Christine (Craftling)September 11, 2008 - 6:59 pm

    That’s a beautiful card, Becca. I have had a memorial post at the top of my blog all day, remembering the Americans, the British and people from other countries whose lives were lost or affected by the tragedy of 9/11, and how many nations were deeply impacted and will never be the same.. particularly the United States.

    In the words of Dickens, God bless us… every one.ReplyCancel

  • Cindy HaffnerSeptember 11, 2008 - 10:50 pm

    Beccas this is a lovely remembrance.ReplyCancel

  • Lisa D. AthaSeptember 11, 2008 - 11:33 pm

    Becca,

    Beautiful card Becca. September 11th is hard for me because I want to be happy as it is my husband and I wedding anniversary. Fifteen years ago, September 11, 1993. We both feel guilty about celebrating, so we usually celebrate on a different day. I guess that our anniversary is forever tarnished with that tragedy. It is a painful reminder to really appreciate all of the blessings that God has given us, those directly ewffected by the tragedy, aren’t so fortunate. God bless the USA, and God Bless you Becca.

    Hugs, Lisa

    P.S. Too busy to email a friend? hahaReplyCancel

  • Darlene LSeptember 12, 2008 - 8:26 am

    Thank you for honoring all those involved on 9-11. darleneReplyCancel

  • ConniecrafterSeptember 12, 2008 - 8:27 am

    Great tribute, love the way you added the red white and blue!ReplyCancel

  • DawnSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:09 am

    Was thinking of you all yesterday – such a great card too Becca….ReplyCancel

  • Linda KlebackSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:40 am

    Your card is a beautiful way to remember. I, like everyone else, will always remember that day, not only for the horrors but because my husband was on a plane heading to Los Angeles when the planes hit the Towers. We had no idea where he was for several hours, and I never want to forget how I felt, especially when he landed and called to tell me he was safe. A life changing day.ReplyCancel

  • AngelSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:43 am

    What a great card for this day!ReplyCancel

  • AngiSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:44 am

    Lovely, Becca.ReplyCancel

  • Troy LouiseSeptember 12, 2008 - 5:34 pm

    Becca: Thank you for this lovely way of remembering – your card and your words are very appropriate.ReplyCancel

 

With all the work on circles, I had one of these small circles sitting off to the side that I had experimented with and it became the inspiration for this card.  Glad I was finally able to get it out of my head.  The concept for the card was in my head, but I orginally had a different sentiment picked out.  Once I thought about it a bit, this sentiment came to mind and I realized it was perfect!

The punch I used on the circles is EK Success Intricate Iris and it is punched four times on each circle.  I’m still having fun with circles and I hope you are too!

Supplies:
Stamps:  Stampourri (Retired), Background – Magenta

Paper:  Bazzill
Ink:  Colorbox Chalk – Chestnut Roan, Colorbox Pigment Ink – Merlot
Accessories:  Bling, Ribbon, Nestabilities, EK Success Punch

 I have a busy day, but will check in with you later!! Thanks so much for stopping by!

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  • KarenSeptember 9, 2008 - 7:49 am

    Your talent and creativity continue to amaze me. I am sure if I looked up the phrase “think outside the box” I would find your picture. Thank you for not only sharing your beautiful work but for sharing how you achieve it with us. Your video was great.ReplyCancel

  • SueSeptember 9, 2008 - 8:12 am

    Becca – Your cards are just gorgeous. I’m so hoping I can pick up some tips from you and thank you again for that tutorial the other day about punching a circle with corner punches. You do beautiful work.ReplyCancel

  • Hege-Annie SimonsenSeptember 9, 2008 - 8:25 am

    Wow! I just love your creativity!! Wonderful card!! So great, the sentiment you’ve chosen to go with it!!!!!! Wish you a wonderful day!!ReplyCancel

  • lengowSeptember 9, 2008 - 8:54 am

    Oh no !!!

    Another miracle !!!!

    Becca – I love Your works.ReplyCancel

  • AnitaSeptember 9, 2008 - 9:21 am

    Totally gorgeous!!!ReplyCancel

  • AmySeptember 9, 2008 - 9:57 am

    Becca,

    You are so talented. Thanks for sharing your inspirations with us. I love the verses you use as well. I look forward to seeing more of your work!ReplyCancel

  • LoniSeptember 9, 2008 - 10:02 am

    Beautiful work, as usual, Becca. I love how you experiment with punches so we can benefit from your time, effort, creativity and mistakes!

    One question: I believe you mentioned this recently but do you think you could give the dimensions of your cards in the card credits? I think you said they’re pretty big. I generally make cards to mail and dimensions are a big factor these days. Ta, luv!ReplyCancel

  • BarbSeptember 9, 2008 - 10:36 am

    Gee Becca- I just about fell out of my chair! I am speechless! There are just no words to describe how beautiful this is, how artistic it is, and how heart warming it is. I just love the sentiment- too bad it’s retired :(.

    ~BarbReplyCancel

  • AnnSeptember 9, 2008 - 11:12 am

    ohhhhhhhhh how do you do it. Another stunningly beautiful card.

    Ann xxxReplyCancel

  • GigiSeptember 9, 2008 - 11:37 am

    Absolutely stunning! Your vision on how to use those punches is incredible! Thank you for sharing how you did that! I can’t wait to try it myself.ReplyCancel

  • Cathy B.September 9, 2008 - 12:33 pm

    So very beautiful, Becca. I love your choice of colors.

    Cathy B.ReplyCancel

  • Kay McBrideSeptember 9, 2008 - 2:33 pm

    love the design and colors. beautiful card. sentiment is very special. tfs
    hugs
    kayReplyCancel

  • KaySeptember 9, 2008 - 2:37 pm

    Anyone who knows me, knows I am rarely speechless … but with your work I am always a click away from it! WOW – you do beautiful work. I hope our paths cross in person someday, although I already feel like a friend. Your sweet personality comes across in your designs, and I love that! Do you ever have a bad day?! Keep up the good work, Becca.ReplyCancel

  • JanineSeptember 9, 2008 - 3:04 pm

    Oh my!!! This is gorgeous. The colors are so rich!! And that sentiment is just beautiful!!!
    Have a wonderful evening Becca!!ReplyCancel

  • DianeSeptember 9, 2008 - 3:19 pm

    Becca,
    Love’n all the ways you are using those punches. And the sentiment on the beautiful card…heartwarming.

    ~~Diane~~ReplyCancel

  • JudySeptember 9, 2008 - 3:39 pm

    What a neat way to use the circles and your ribbon! Awesome sentiment too!ReplyCancel

  • MrsHSeptember 9, 2008 - 4:24 pm

    Good evening, Becca. Your creation today is stunning. When I look at it the colours give me a warm glow just like the thoughts behind the sentiment which I love. I have been blessed with a loving, caring family which is continuing to grow through the youngest members and I find this text very apt. Your presentation of the family circle is wonderful as always.ReplyCancel

  • jami {sgtStamper}September 9, 2008 - 5:24 pm

    Becca – you are the punch queen!!! That sentiment is absolutely perfect with this, and I just love how you did the ribbons woven through them. Your cards are some of my all time favorites!
    Hugs, JamiReplyCancel

  • QSeptember 9, 2008 - 6:43 pm

    Becca… Wow. I’m speechless – the card is beautiful and the colors you used are perfect. Thank you for continuing to share your talent and creativity with us.ReplyCancel

  • Virginia AndersonSeptember 9, 2008 - 8:21 pm

    Becca, this is definitely one of my all time favorites of your cards! The circle ‘message’ is accented and featured wonderfully with the other punched circles and ribbon accent! LOVELY! The circles seem smaller than some previous ones as it appears you punched four times instead of either. Hate to add to your tasks, but appreciate how you teach with each card. IF you have time to note the size of the circles before you punch, would appreciate it. THANKS for sharing your talent and posting GOOD messages with your cards. Very uplifting! Something I look forward to everytime I look at your blog.
    VA in AZReplyCancel

  • hbSeptember 9, 2008 - 9:08 pm

    Becca, this is just BEYOND gorgeous!!! I love coming here!!!ReplyCancel

  • Debi NicolSeptember 9, 2008 - 9:13 pm

    Becca, what a blessing I have found as I stumbled upon your blog…you are awesome! Your creations are directly inspired by God. Thank you so much for sharing them with all the world.
    Debi NicolReplyCancel

  • barb schramSeptember 9, 2008 - 11:31 pm

    What a wonderful sentiment that is carrried through in your card design! Another beauty, Becca!ReplyCancel

  • DiannSeptember 9, 2008 - 11:37 pm

    Becca, this is a gorgeous card and the sentiment is heart-warming! I love coming to your site to see what creativity you will share next. It is just my most favorite site!ReplyCancel

  • AngiSeptember 10, 2008 - 3:51 am

    Love how you threaded the ribbon through the punched circles!

    So, Becca, just how long do you paper craft each day? You have so many great cards!

    And how do you organize your scraps and leftovers? I am always looking for ways to use up everything and to organize my supplies and tools! Maybe you could do a post on that? :]ReplyCancel

  • minervaSeptember 10, 2008 - 5:10 am

    I have just found your blog.
    Firstly let me congratulate you on a fantastic tutorial.
    I am loving all of your cards.
    I will definitely be stopping by more often.
    Would love to know the size of circles and the size of the overall card you used in this project.

    MinervaReplyCancel

  • JocelynSeptember 10, 2008 - 5:55 am

    Becca, I just recently discovered your blog and I’m loving all your creations! You are soooo creative! And I love the sentiments that you use! Thank you for sharing your wonderful talent with us!ReplyCancel

  • ConniecrafterSeptember 10, 2008 - 7:08 am

    I always get excited to see what you have come up with next and you surprise me everytime with such an awesome card, love your punch outs, sooooo cool! and the way you did the ribbon is so pretty!ReplyCancel

  • JoaniSeptember 10, 2008 - 7:14 am

    Oh Becca! What a beautiful card. I love the colors, and the way you made the pattern with the ribbon. When I stare at paper it never tells me to do what you do. Each and every one of your cards are works of art!
    Hugs,
    JoaniReplyCancel

  • WendySeptember 10, 2008 - 8:26 am

    Becca
    This card is absolutely georgeous as are all your cards. I get so much inspiration from looking at your cards. Would it be possible to get the measurements of the circles please.I look forward to your creations everyday.You are amazing!!!!
    Wendy BReplyCancel

  • Lisa D. AthaSeptember 10, 2008 - 10:51 am

    Becca,

    The first thing that popped into my head when I saw this was “Oh, wow”. This is simply breathtaking. What an awesome saying, and what a great idea you had weaving the ribbon through the beautiful punch design that you used. I love it!

    LisaReplyCancel

  • AngelSeptember 10, 2008 - 4:07 pm

    This is just beautiful. I love it!ReplyCancel

  • Laura (scrapnextras)September 10, 2008 - 6:13 pm

    You are so creative! WOW…I am just loving all the things you are doing with these corner punches…I must try it! I love this…beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • DawnSeptember 12, 2008 - 9:09 am

    Just stunning – those colours together are heavenly!ReplyCancel

  • Rhonda K.September 12, 2008 - 4:33 pm

    That is a very beautiful card. I love the circles with the ribbon pulled through them. This is a fabulous design that I have never seen before. So original and very elegant! Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Lori CraigSeptember 13, 2008 - 12:59 pm

    Becca, this is beautiful! Love all of your intricate work!ReplyCancel

  • Gay FerlandSeptember 13, 2008 - 3:57 pm

    Oh my goodness! How do you do it?? I would love to crawl up in a corner in your studio to watch how you create your magic!! You are so, so talented and very blessed!! Thank you for sharing with the rest of us!!
    Gay FerlandReplyCancel

  • TonyaSeptember 14, 2008 - 10:36 am

    Wow these are amazing. I will be looking for that punch so I can play with these designs.

    TFS!ReplyCancel

  • FrancineMarch 14, 2009 - 6:01 pm

    Looking at these designs is just amazing! You are a very talented person, I hope I can make something as nice as you do. thank you for sharing your wonderful designs.

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