Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Vintage Pearl Buttons Card for YMH!

Hey y'all! Yay - my laptop is faster than ever & my broadband connection is finally working again! I was sooo miserable while it was getting fixed, but so glad to be back. And that means I've a lot to catch up on so let's get crafty, shall we? ;0) This week for Your Memories Here I created a card showcasing some awesome Cosmo Cricket products. As everyone knows, they are hands down my favorite manufacturer & I've been wanting to whip up one of these button front cards for awhile. The vintage button holder is part of CC's Clementine collection & I made sure to make sure it was detachable - that way if the recipient wants to remove the vintage pearl buttons it will be easy peasy!

Patterned Paper - Cosmo Cricket (odds & ends, clementine)
Jeweled Center - Prima
Cardstock - The Paper Studio
Ribbon - May Arts
Thread - Bazzill
Scallop Punch - Stampin' Up
Adhesive - Glue Glider Pro, Pop Dots, Aileen's Fast Grab Tacky Glue
Vintage Pearl Buttons - Stash

Now, hop on over to they YMH Store HERE and check out all the fabulous Cosmo Cricket papers - they are all at super awesome prices. Plus, visit HERE and you'll finds lots of other yummy products from Prima, including some similar center kisses like I used on my bow. And, if you want great inspiration, don't forget to check out the YMH DT Blog HERE - and prepare to amazed! I also want to mention that there is totally awesome new challenge up at Paper Issues! I hope you join us as we celebrate 'Go Green or Go Home' for your chance to be a featured designer...just CLICK HERE to link up. Now, I'm off to finish up a LO that I've been working on for what seems like weeks so make sure to check back soon. Until then, Happy Craftin'!

I'm also entering my card into the following super fun challenges!
Paper Issues - Go Green or Go Home
Inspire Me Fridays - Inspiration Link Party
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Monochromatic Green Theme
Card Makin' Mamas - Let's See Some Green
Crafty Creations - Vintage Fashion
Kaboodle Doodles - Think Spring/Let's See Some Flowers
Party Time Tuesdays - Bling (jewel center/pearl buttons)
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
PaperPlay - Something Old, Something New (vintage buttons/new papers)
Paper Sundaes - Green or Good Luck
Speedy Fox & Friends - Recycle (vintage buttons)
Delightful Sketches - Spring Colors
Catch the Bug - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - New Life (inspired by spring!)
Inky Impressions - Wish Me Luck (inspired by St. Pat's colors!)
My Graffico - St. Patrick's Day (inspired by colors!)
Lexi's Creations - Mother's Day (this card is for my mama!!)
Crafty Catz - Punches & Dies (scallop punch)


Glenda Atkins said...

Beautiful card, love your button flowers and card layout! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this fortnight!

Pat Garvin said...

Very pretty colors. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

Claire Phillips said...

Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Creations with your lovely project! Cheers Claire x

Carrie said...

Oh my this is so pretty - thanks so much for playing at Inky impressions xx

NanaConnie said...

Delightful card, Crystal. Wonderful use of the buttons! Thanks for entering our challenge at Lexi's Creations and I hope you'll be back for our next challenge in a couple of weeks. Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT

Kerry said...

Love your card very pretty. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

Deirdre said...

Glad you are back in action. Love your creation - thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week.

Nicole Mullen said...

Beautiful card, love the pearl buttons on it! Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week!!

Chriss America Real said...

So lovely and Springy..(is that a word?) Thank you for playing along with the Delightful Challenge Team this week. If you get a chance, stop by my blog to enter the March Big Prize.



Dawn's Craft Place said...

Just as cute as can be, I love the button idea.
Such a pretty ribbon you used
So glad you could join us at
Really Reasonable Ribbon

Curlybear said...

Oh my word,this is such and adorable creation , lovely image and beautiful design Its just perfect for our Dies & Punches challenge

Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge I hope you can join us again next week

Have a lovely day,
Good Luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :0) x

Joy said...

thanks for playing with Bugaboo!! Fab!!

Joy DT

Renlymats World of Family & Crafts said...

What a beautiful spring card. Your colors are so soft and pretty. Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays. Just remember that to be eligible for the prizes you need to post our blog badge on your sidebar. Hope we see you again soon.

Jen Leeflang said...

What a pretty card - I love the spring colours!
Thanks so much for entering your really fabulous creation in our "Anything Goes" Challenge at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug Blog. Good luck in the draw and we hope to see you in the next challenge too!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
Bugaboo DT

Nina Yang said...

This is so beautiful, Crystal!

Bonnie said...

Beautiful card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

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