Sunday, February 3, 2013

Rejoice (Easel Book Card)

 Hey Everybody,

Hope you all are having a super Sunday!

This card was so much fun to make, I could hardly contain myself while working on it.  I got the idea while searching for some inspiration, and ran across something called "Bookatrix".  I'm sure many of you have heard of it, but it was new to me.  If you haven't, just google and you'll see some amazing works of art!  Now I didn't want to make something as big as what I was seeing, so I made my own pattern and created an easel card.

The stamp is by Di's Digital Designs, called Fairy Beary Hugs, and I colored her and Fairy Beary with my ProMarkers.  Isn't it just precious?  The beautiful scripture is from Daydream Designs, and is from the "Dream Team Scripture Set 3".  I thought it was just perfect for this image.

No matter which angle I took my photo, I could not get the Cone Flower to show the way it really appears, but in short I drew a simple design and used A/C duct tape and then traced around the edges to give it a embossed effect as my embellishment.

Other Mediums:
Trim; Border Peel Offs by Mark Richards
Glitter by Creatology
Pearl Stickers and Ribbon from Michaels
Paper by K&Company

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day and stopping by.



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Allsorts Let's Get Cute
Crazy 4 Challenges Friendship & Good Spirits
Raise The Bar Animal Attraction **Picked as Top 6**
Totally Paper Crafts Make Your Own Embellishments
Crafty Ribbons Anything Goes W/ Ribbon
Creative Moments Neutral Colors **Picked as Top 3**
Top Tip Tuesday Layers 
Tuesday Throwdown Bling It On





45 comments:

Gemiel said...

What a beautiful card and one of my fav scriptures!! I never would have imagined that the flower was made from duct tape.

Blessings!

UTs Hobby Time said...

Beautiful creation. Image is so pretty and love the soft green color.

Sonia said...

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL! Great Job!
-Sony
sonia-studio60.blogspot.com

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful scripture, love it myself and what a beautiful book card, not made one of these for ages....luv aNNIe

Joynana said...

Love everything about this card. thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown this week.

Penny said...

Judy, this is a very sweet design! Love the book shape, the embellies, the book mark and the sweet image. :^)
Hugs, Penny

Traci M said...

This is such an adorable card...love the DD scripture and it is too fun with that sweet image!! I can see why this would be so much fun to make, too! Welcome to Daydream Designs, I look forward to getting better acquainted!

Patti J said...

Look at you go, girl! I love, LOVE this! That is a favorite verse, and look at the coloring on that sweet image! Thanks for sharing your booktrix with us! Hugs...

brenda said...

A beautifully designed card Judy.

It's great to see you at Allsorts challenge this week, thanks much for joining in.

B x

Wendy L said...

A lovely creation and the image is so sweet, thanks for joining us at Allsorts. xxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is gorgeous sweetie. I love the image and the scripture is lovely. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Totally Papercrafts.

Hugs
Cathy DT
xxxx

Crafty Chris x said...

Gorgeous Judy a beautiful sweet image.
Chris x

Līva Kalniņa said...

And another wonderful one! This is such a nice idea to make a book easel card - like someone is holding it right in their arms :)

Samantha said...

Lovely card and pretty ribbon too!
Thanks for sharing with us at Top Tip Tuesday and Allsorts this time, hugs Samantha :0)

Teresa Arsenault said...

Judy, I have never seen one of these and it is oh, so lovely. Beautiful job.

Marianne said...

Judy your card is really adorable! It really looks like a book...will have to try that sometime. What I can't get over is your colouring, her hair and dress are really well done. By the way I've never heard of Booktrix so you just keep posting this stuff that is new to you because it will more than likely be new to others as well. TFS.
Hugs
Marianne

Diane said...

This is amazing, Judy! Love all you little extra touches of creativity. This is a beautiful design...and so gorgeously embellished. Love the way you showcased the scripture. It does go perfectly.

Debbie said...

This is so pretty!! I love easel cards and this is so neat book shaped! Love that flower!!

NanaConnie said...

This is beautiful, Judy! Love that precious image and your coloring is just wonderful, especially on her hair. I'm just tickled to pieces to see you playing in the challenges at Tuesday Throwdown! Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT

MaryH said...

It's new to me as well, and I'll check it out. Lovely card, soft greens, cut image and I really do like the shape & the trims used. Scripture verse is always a timely one, and I 'think' I may have it on some clear. Gotta check...need to use it. TFS

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous project Judy. The image is so sweet and coloured beautifully. I love the design and pretty colours too.
Lorraine x

Amy Johnson said...

I just saw this and commented on it in our Yahoo group! It's absolutely beautiful!

Glenda Atkins said...

Judy this is marvellous, what a wonderful design just love the 'book' look. A gorgeous piece of work!
hugs
Glenda

Di said...

Hey Judy
This is stunning!!!! thankyou so much for using my image and how clever is this design?
Love it!!!
Hugs Di xxx

Teresa Kline said...

wow, I can see why you had fun, this is adorable...hope you have a wonderful week!

enjoy *~*

Laura said...

So beautiful, such a pretty colour.
Thanks for joining in at Crafty Ribbons for 'anything goes with ribbon'
Laura
:)

Rica said...

A gorgeous card Judy, such a great design and pretty colours. Your image is delightful and a wonderful scripture.

hugs
Heather xx

gRiSeL™ said...

Hi, Judy! What a sweet message you left on my blog just a few minutes ago! Thank you SO much for your kind words! Following back! Blessings! (:

Barb- NICUGypsy said...

Hey Judy,

Thanks for your help. I am now following your blog and will post my prototype when I get it done. Makes me feel good that you are interested in my cause!!! Thanks again.

barb

Shelby said...

What a cool card! Love how you've colored the sweet image and the borders look awesome.

Shelby

S`andra V. said...

Awesome card Judy. I love the colors and the textures.
Came over to say THANK YOU for becoming a follower. I have enjoyed browsing through your blog this evening. Thanks for sharing your talents with us.
Beautful works of art.
Happily Scrapbooking & Crafting My Memories~Sandra V.
http://OhMyScraps2U.blogspot.com

Helene E said...

That is a gorgeous project! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts this week and good luck in the challenge!

~*Joni said...

Oh how sweet! What a great design, so beautifully done with your own template. :) I love how it looks like a little bible! Thank you for playing along in our Animal challenge this week at Raise The Bar! ~*Joni RTB DT

Jo said...

Your card is stunning Judy. I love the shape of it and the colors you have used.

Colleen Holmes said...

Judy, your card really catches your eye with the beautiful designing and gorgeous colors. I really love it! Hugz, Colleen

Colleen Holmes said...

PS. TTCRD has a challenge every week!

Holly said...

wow, wonderful card!

Tessa en Anke said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons. Good luck and hope to see you again soon.
hugs Anke

Mema's Crafts said...

Wow Judy, this is simply gorgeous! I hadn't heard of this kind of card but you have inspired me to check it out.

Thanks for the luv you left on my site and I hope you will visit and play with us often.

Hugs
Lesia ~Mema's Crafts~
Your newest follower!

Karen Letchworth said...

Well Julie, as it turns out we won't be designing together at Daydream Designs, but I really enjoy your art, and hope that you will stop by our challenge blog, Word Art Wednesday, and share in our challenges. I'd also love to have you Guest Design for us there. Hope you will check us out! I'm so glad that we've met, and I trust that God crossed our paths to be a blessing to one another.
Karen
www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com

Laurian said...

Wow, this is gorgeous Judy, I love the book and those flowers are fabulous; a truly great project!
Hugs

Laurian

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really beautiful, I love the colours, sweet image and gorgeous shape
Lindsay xx

Carol said...

This is really beautiful Judy. I have heard of the bookatrix years ago. I never did try it but you have done a great job in re-sizing it.

Karen Howard said...

Judy, what a beautiful card! It looks perfect... I could see this framed and displayed on your wall! Hugs, Karen

Katherine said...

This is soooooo amazing! Thanks for the inspiration. Found you on the Outlawz and am your newest follower.
Hugs,
Katherine xx
http://cropnkathy.blogspot.ca

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