I only have a moment for a quick post, but look – I found these beautiful shimmery creatures at Michaels this week.  Their wedding section, which I never noticed before, houses some magnificent treasures.  The stamp was in my short stack and the deal was clinched when I flipped through the Memory Box paper I had on my desk and came up with this piece that has three "spotlights" on it.  See…. give me one firm spot….it was meant to be!

Stamps:  Wordsworth
Ink:  SU Pixie Pink
Paper:  Bazzill, Memory Box – Blossom Collage
Accessories:  Martha Stewart Punch, Brads, Michaels Butterflies., Lemon Tart Ribbon


  • NancyMay 9, 2008 - 7:01 am

    I guess that wedding section at Michael’s needs to be a regular stop for me. The last time I was there I found great treasures!
    Another awesome card. Love the flutterbys and the phrase………tfsReplyCancel

  • Kay McBrideMay 9, 2008 - 9:10 am

    another special card, the saying is just right for that paper. i just love that punch and the flutterbys. guess i will have to check out that wedding section more carefully. tfs.ReplyCancel

  • LoniMay 9, 2008 - 5:18 pm

    Becca, I love this card. The colors are delicious and I must have that stamp.ReplyCancel

  • Linda KlebackMay 9, 2008 - 6:18 pm

    I absolutely love this one! I never looked seriously at long message stamps, but I think it’s time to start.ReplyCancel

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  • Charlene Austin (Willow01)May 11, 2008 - 4:06 pm

    Oh, those are beautiful!! I must find those. TFS! Love your card! As usual I am in awe by your sentiment stamps. I think I need to be looking into Wordsworth!!ReplyCancel

  • GiovanaMay 13, 2008 - 8:13 pm

    Another lovely creations!!! I will stop at Michael’s tomorrow, LOL.

    God bless

  • Debbie OlsonMay 18, 2008 - 12:21 am

    Becca, are you going to make my buy this punch too? Rats! They are out of it at MarthaStewartCrafts.com! :-D (Fabulous job, as always!)ReplyCancel

 Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? 

I love the simplicity of this verse; it’s one that rewinds through my mind many times over the course of a week.  The small stamp is another that has a permanent place on my desktop to remind me of the these very words that  bless me so often.  

This card is my monthly entry into the Divine Design Challenge.  Several bloggers have made a commitment to offer a card on the 8th of each month that includes a scripture that has special meaning to them.  You can read more about the challenge on Lori Craig’s blog  here. 


Isn’t this stamp just awesome?  Yep, I’ve had it forever and this is my very first time ever stamping with it.  Wow, the stamp did all the work for me – all I had to do was to color in some of the tulip heads with burgundy chalk.  

Stamps:  Tulips – Outline Stame Company; Sentimenr – Stampabilities
Paper:  Bazzill, K&Co. – Margo
Ink:  SU Always Artichoke; Brilliance Black
Accessories:  Dew Drops, Ribbon

  • WendyMay 8, 2008 - 4:26 am

    Stunning! I love how you raised parts of the tulip design. Thanks for sharing :)ReplyCancel

  • JenMarieMay 8, 2008 - 6:29 am

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!ReplyCancel

  • Kay McBrideMay 8, 2008 - 11:04 am

    very beautiful!!! i also love how u raised the tulips, it really adds to the image. the scripture is a good one too. this is a good idea for a card if i just had that stamp!!

  • NancyMay 9, 2008 - 6:58 am

    just beautiful! The raised tulips is very eye catching. Love the colors. tfsReplyCancel

  • heather the mooseloverMay 10, 2008 - 8:04 am

    Simply elegant!ReplyCancel

  • Sue McGMay 11, 2008 - 11:54 am

    Such a beautiful card and a very pertinent verse – I really like the way you used one stamp and highlighted several areas of it, very cool!ReplyCancel

  • Beckie CarlsonMay 12, 2008 - 8:06 pm

    I think you did a bit more than that! It looks awesome!! I love the spotlights and layering. Stunning!ReplyCancel

  • ShirlJuly 18, 2008 - 3:37 pm

    I just couldn’t get this card out of my mind, so I tracked the stamp down (googled it) and ordered it! It arrived last night. I am going to try it out tonight, I can’t wait. I also really love the scripture and hope I can find it too but for now I have a few good ones to try.ReplyCancel

I’m back with a quick post for today.  This card is simple but it took me way longer than it should have.  Life was pretty crazy today so I was called away from this several times.  I joked with a friend that the card took me 4 hours but the box took me 4 minutes. 

The little box was one I got from the $1 bin at Michaels.  They are satin colored and come in several colors.  I knew that one day they would come in handy.  Here’s another look below:










Stamps:  Lockhart Stamps; Rubber Cottage Stamps
Ink:  Black Brilliance; SU Bordering Blue; Versamagic Aegean Blue
Paper: Canson Effects Paper; Bazzill
Accessories:  Nestabilities, Copics; Michaels Velvet Ribbon

  • JanineMay 6, 2008 - 2:14 pm

    ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS!!! I love your work!!!ReplyCancel

  • Deb ZaMay 6, 2008 - 2:28 pm

    OMG–your work is absolutely inspiring! WOW!

    I keep going back to the embossed square in the center of the larger square. I just got my square nestabilities and haven’t played with them that much–but this is one thing I have to try.

    Your an angel for sharing this!ReplyCancel

  • MicheleMay 7, 2008 - 5:21 am

    This is absolutely gorgeous!!!ReplyCancel

  • Jamie W.May 7, 2008 - 7:51 am

    Oh, this is just exquisite! I’ve been on the fence on buying that stamp, but seeing her done up so beautifully has helped me make up my mind. Thanks so for your inspiration with your beautiful pieces.ReplyCancel

  • Debbie OlsonMay 7, 2008 - 9:41 am

    Becca, this is gorgeous! I know what you mean about four-hour cards. . . I have my share of those by virtue of how late I get to start stamping at night! Your box is lovely as well. TFS!ReplyCancel

  • WendyMay 7, 2008 - 5:35 pm

    I just found your blog when I googled ribbon storage and I am very glad that I did!! Wow – you are incredibly talented! I love your style and your use of textures. Impressive work – thanks for sharing! (And yes, your method of ribbon storage is the one that I’m going with – after seeing many different ones – great idea!)ReplyCancel

  • Sharon HarnistMay 8, 2008 - 10:04 am

    Wow, talk about showcasing Nestabilites — this card does just that! I love your use of the Nesties here and of course the Lockhart Gardening Angel is a favorite of mine, too! Wonderful gift set!ReplyCancel

  • DebJuly 8, 2008 - 2:39 pm

    I found your blog a couple of days ago, I cannot tell you how beautiful your work is. I visit a couple of times a day, inspiration!
    Thank you for sharing your talent with everyone!
    Since I visit so much and enjoy it, I have something for you on my blog. I just think everyone should stop and look at your creations!!