You Are My Hero

Hi there blog friends!  Time for another card, and a small break from holiday cards, but something I may be able to pass off as masculine, for my stash.  Yes, it has lace and yes, the big bow, but I love the Hero sentiment so I’ll tuck this away for a wonder guy who needs a pick me up or it may go to one of my women friends too – women can be heroes too!  This was quickly put together using JustRite Papercrafts Premium Labels.  For my background I used Spellbinders™ Grand Circles for my sentiment and trimmed off the bottom edge using a Martha Stewart Border Punch.  On top of the circle put two layers of JustRite Nested Medallion Labels Dies – they stack up nicely to highlight the stamp which matches the die template.  I wanted a little more dimension so I stamped again – this time in blue, cut it out with Spellbinders™ Standard Circles SM and popped it up over the original for dimension.  

To finish off I added lace and ribbon and curved a flat filigree piece from my stash over to corner to embellish it.  Yikes, masculine cards are so hard for me!  It’s so hard to resist the opportunity to use ribbon and lace :-)

Stamps: Justrite PapercraftsPremium Labels
Paper: My Minds Eye – Lost and Found 3, Coredinations, Glitz
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Amuse – French Roast, Colorbox – Patina
Accessories: JustRite Nested Medallion Labels Dies, Spellbinders™ Grand Circles, Spellbinders™ Standard Circles SM, Lace, Filigree, Silk Ribbon Hug Snug Seam Binding (White), Recollections Pearls, Flourish Around the Page Punch

Thanks so much for stopping by.  On the mend and back soon!

  • Linda LucasDecember 1, 2012 - 4:22 am

    Wow Becca – this is fabulous! I love the colours and would definitely be happy to give it to a male! Gorgeous layering and embellishing – as always! Thanks for the inspiration! {{{hugs}}}ReplyCancel

  • Beth NormanDecember 1, 2012 - 4:36 am

    Wowza, this is so beautiful. You rocked it out of the park!ReplyCancel

  • Christine Harrop, Oxfordshire, UK.December 1, 2012 - 5:25 am

    I totally agree – women can definitely be heroes!! A great card Becca.ReplyCancel

  • Peggy LeeDecember 1, 2012 - 5:27 am

    Great card. Glad to hear you’re on the mend!ReplyCancel

  • GloriaDecember 1, 2012 - 5:32 am

    Wow Becca!!! And you did this quickly!!! Would take me all day and not near as nice as yours!!!! Your bows are gorgeous!

    Thank you so much for sharing your God given talent!

    To HIM be all the praise!!ReplyCancel

  • Ann RobbinsDecember 1, 2012 - 7:33 am

    Glad to know you are on the mend. Praise the Lord!Beautiful card, Becca, I’m sure any guy or girl would love it. Love the colors you used. TFS!

  • Paper ProfusionDecember 1, 2012 - 7:45 am

    Beautiful card Becca with a Fabulous, Fabulous bow! Love it. NicolaReplyCancel

  • MelindaDecember 1, 2012 - 8:25 am

    How do you make those beautiful “layered” bows??ReplyCancel

  • Angie CrockettDecember 1, 2012 - 8:26 am

    What a gorgeous card! Love the color combo and the floral lace is totally delish!!! Missing you at the ODBD hop today! Hope you are doing great….praying for quick recovery!! HUGS!!!ReplyCancel

  • Becky GreenDecember 1, 2012 - 8:39 am

    OH MY BECCA!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE that BOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (OF COURSE, made with the “Becca Bow Maker” I’m SURE! :) )ReplyCancel

  • Lynn HardyDecember 1, 2012 - 9:08 am

    Just stunning! That bow is amazing – I’m so glad I bought one of your bow makers – it’s my favourite crafty purchase this year! By the way, I missed you on the Waltzing Mouse release previews this time – hope you are back on the road to recovery now.ReplyCancel

  • Vicky SchmidtDecember 1, 2012 - 9:13 am

    That is a beautiful card. It would be good to send it to someone that needs a pickup. I need to make a card similar to that for some of my friends that need a pickup especially at this time of year.ReplyCancel

  • JoAnn B.December 1, 2012 - 9:31 am

    Gorgeous card. Love that luscious bow and the colors in your card. I think any hero would love to receive it.ReplyCancel

  • LageneDecember 1, 2012 - 10:05 am

    Beautiful card!ReplyCancel

  • ChelseaDecember 1, 2012 - 10:30 am

    This is a lovely card that would encourage anyone!ReplyCancel

  • Barbara PhillipsDecember 1, 2012 - 10:34 am

    Gorgeous card, beautiful colour scheme, would love to know how you made that bow, its fabulous!!!ReplyCancel

  • Patricia DuffyDecember 1, 2012 - 10:45 am

    Like your card but have to say I LOVE that bow.
    Any chance of a Tutorial on how to do them???
    Hope you are well on the road to recovery now.
    God Bless

    Patricia xxReplyCancel

  • Rosy NewlunDecember 1, 2012 - 12:15 pm

    Hi, Becca – what would a card from you be without a bow or lace LOL????
    The brown bow is exquisite as is the entire card! There are lots of soldiers and vets who would be touched to be reminded how their service is appreciated <3 much love to you — RosyReplyCancel

  • MihaelaDecember 1, 2012 - 12:24 pm

    Very elegant card, love the colors!!!ReplyCancel

  • croppinmamaDecember 1, 2012 - 1:20 pm

    As always, your cards are works of art, but the lace and frilly bow are not masculine, and couldn’t see any man in my family receiving it. I admire your creativity and would love to see masculine inspirations with nowith non frou-frou designs as I always struggle with that as a mom of three ‘all boy’ sons and wife of a retired Navy submariner.ReplyCancel

  • mary anneDecember 1, 2012 - 2:36 pm

    glad to hear you are on the mend. I think it’s a great masculine card. I know my husband would love to receive something like this, of course, he is a special man.ReplyCancel

  • carolenDecember 1, 2012 - 7:04 pm

    Becca, love the bow and the lace tucked in behind! Again, thanks for
    sharing with us.ReplyCancel

  • FMDecember 1, 2012 - 7:27 pm

    Beautiful card!! Yes, I agree that it has more than one purpose!ReplyCancel

  • cindy ClickDecember 1, 2012 - 7:55 pm

    Gorgeous , stunning card- for either gender. Hope you are feeling better each day. Would love a tutorial on your layered bow with the Becca bow maker. Get well soon.

  • Kathy BDecember 1, 2012 - 10:22 pm

    This is an excellent masculine card!! Love the colors and the elements you used. So happy to hear you are on the mend, and hope you feel better each day, take care!!ReplyCancel

  • Anne BurnsDecember 2, 2012 - 2:47 am

    Becca – that is the most beautiful card.

    I have invited a group of stampers to lunch next week and ornament making! and I can’t find the beautiful double sided paper you used to make that beautiful Honeycomb Ornament a year ago. I have had disastrous results using reg. tissue paper (too soft) and also parchment paper. (too stiff.) Please tell me where I can order some of that paper.
    Stampin hugz
    Merry ChristmasReplyCancel

  • Lori mDecember 2, 2012 - 6:57 am

    Beautiful card, the colors, sentiment and bow, just look so elegant together.

    Hugs, Lori mReplyCancel

  • kathy/NorthCarolinaDecember 2, 2012 - 4:10 pm

    Yummy! That bow is pretty enough to eat! LOL The color combination on this card is spectacular. Wow, wow, wow!ReplyCancel

  • SandraDecember 2, 2012 - 5:42 pm

    As always just beautiful. What a good idea. How are you doing? SandraReplyCancel

  • CynthiaDecember 4, 2012 - 6:57 pm

    This is beautiful, Becca! Thank you, for bringing beauty to my days! ~CynthiaReplyCancel

  • Diana NguyenDecember 5, 2012 - 9:35 pm

    That bow is beautiful! Hope you are doing wonderfully and continuing to get better!ReplyCancel

  • CaroleDecember 10, 2012 - 9:45 am

    Hi Becca, prayers continue for your healing and a speedy recovery. Merry Christmas to you and yours. Carole xoxReplyCancel

  • Rebya FalkDecember 10, 2012 - 6:27 pm

    Missing your great talent. May God speed your healing!ReplyCancel

  • Judy WyckoffDecember 13, 2012 - 6:38 am

    I check your site everyday in hopes of seeing another of your beautiful cards. I hope all is well with you and have a wonderful holiday.ReplyCancel

  • MilliejsDecember 13, 2012 - 9:49 am

    Becca, have been thinking of you lately and miss your “smiling” face. I sure hope that you are feeling better and that you will be back soon…at least long enough to wave and say Hi…..Hugs from Nebraska.ReplyCancel

  • Paper ProfusionDecember 15, 2012 - 6:14 am

    I love all your designs and fabulous bows! Merry Christmas, Nicola xReplyCancel

  • Karen GarrardDecember 15, 2012 - 6:31 am

    Hello Becca,

    I’m so glad your well. Take good care of YOU!!
    Have an AMAZING Christmas.

    All the way from Australia.

  • zetk@December 16, 2012 - 8:04 am

    Amaizing ribbon :)ReplyCancel

  • HollyDecember 16, 2012 - 8:54 am

    Please tell me you have a tutorial for that amazing bow!ReplyCancel