Saturday, July 3, 2010

JUGS #40 - July Guest Designer!

I've been savoring some happy news and I was just about to explode with excitement ... so glad the day is finally here that I can share with you!  The {sweet} and talented girlies over at the Just Us Girls Challenge Blog site have invited little ol' me to join them for the month of July as their Guest Designer!

I am tickled {pink} to be designing along side such talented women for the month of July and will treasure each precious second with them ... what an honor!  I've been a regular weekly follower of this awesome challenge site for the longest time, and have even had the pleasure and honor of a few honorable mentions and Chic of the Week wins!

The JUGS weekly challenges are so much fun ... never too difficult, but just challenging 'enough' to get those creative juices flowing in such a fun and inspirational way. I hope the creations I make to share with you all this month will do just that ... make you smile and inspire you to head to your craft spaces and give the JUGS July challenges a try!

So, for this month -- I am so happy to be one of the JUGS girlies! This week we are inspired by a wonderful sketch for our #40 challenge and the sponsor this week is JustRite -- another one of my favorites :)  Life doesn't get much better than this {giggle}!  Here is my Guest Designer submission:


JustRite provided me with the Breath of Spring oval stamper set to design with for this week. When I saw the set, I immediately knew I wanted to paper piece that cute little watering can with some patterned paper and thought this yummy Girls' Paperie DSP would do the trick! I layered the stamped image on more DSP and then a paper doilie spritzed with Tattered Rose and Pink Bubblegum Glimmer Mist and then sugared with glitter!

The sentiment is stamped from the new 'Because I Care' set from SU!  Paper flower and leaves from Prima and the Shabby Vintage Seam Binding is 'Vintage Winter White' from my Etsy Shop!

Now your turn!  Hop on over to the JUGS blog to see what the other design team girlies have created this week to inspire you with and then hop into your craft spaces to create a design of your own!  I cannot wait to see what lovely creations you will come up with using this fun sketch!

Thanks so much for stopping by today and have a ton of FUN this week with the JUGS girlies :)

Challenges for this design:

JUGS #40 - sketch
The Play Date Cafe #36 - white, pink, rose
The Pink Elephant #72 - pink & black
Crafty Creations #74 - ice cream and cake inspiration
Stampin' Royalty #26 - seeing double; 2 of one thing
The Creative Cottage #17 - summer surprise
Simon Says Stamp - checks, plaid, gingham
Crazy 4 Challenges #44 - 2 or more ribbons (seam binding and satin)

27 comments:

Dana Gustafson said...

THis is gorgeous, amazing, stunning and just plain BEAUTIFUL! I love every little bit of your card, from sugared doily to paper piecing to the incredible trim from your store! All amazing! Way to come charging out of the gate this month. SO glad you are a part of Just Us Girls this month :)

StampOwl said...

fabulous card

Evgenia said...

congrats! great card!

Grenouille Greetings said...

Another beautiful card! I loved your 4th of July post and the previous one too but I had to stop leaving comments or else I will still be here tomorrow! You really are a prolific and talented crafter! Lovely! Warmest wishes, Lesley

Andrea M said...

Hi Debbie! I LOVE your take on the sketch challenge. It's so soft and pretty - and you've added you're own gorgeous style! I'm absolutely drooling over the bunched seam binding, the pretty buttons with rose centers, the doily... WoW!!! And the paper pieced jug - awesome! Beautiful work! So glad you're joining us this month at JUGS - we're super excited to have you and your amazing talent!!! Looking forward to see more of your lovely work!

joey said...

Hi Debbie

this is gorgeous, love all that fab detail, have a lovely weekend

Joey.x

Stampin' Pam said...

Debbie this is just stunning - I love love love your vintage style - you pull it off SO well! Right down to the vintage seam binding - I also love your use of flowers - from the buttons to the center of ribbon bow. It's just wonderful to have you on the team this month! Have a great 4th.

Audrey Pettit said...

Woo Hoo! Congrats on your guest designer spot this month over at JUGS, Debbie! How fun for you, and they are lucky to have you. Your card is adorable. Super job with the Just Rite stamps, and lots of pretty embellishments, too. Love that shabby seam binding from your shop.

Kathryn B said...

Welcome Debbie!
What a beautiful card! I just love all the details and work you've put into it! It's fabulous! The flower with the leaves on your seam binding is my favorite eye candy!! So very glad your Just one of Us Girls this month! ;0)

Lisa Kind said...

Love how you put your shabby chic footprint on this challenge! Love it! So soft and pretty! Great idea to paper piece the watering can...makes it so special! Welcome to JUGs for July...we are so excited to have you joining us!

pattyo said...

Absolutely stunning card, Debbie! So many beautiful details. Big congratulations for all the honors coming your way. You truly deserve them!

Faye said...

This is just beautiful. xxx

Ruby said...

Congratulations on your guest DT news! This is a lovely card, really delicate! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

Shanda Stirk said...

Your card is breathtaking - I love all the flowers and all your details. So beautiful! Thanks for entering again with us at SR.

Stephanie Kraft said...

This is just gorgeous, Debbie! Congrats on being the JUGS featured designer this month.. Thanks for playing with the Play Date Cafe!!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

What a beautiful card this is! I love the colors and what catches my eye, besides the lace and ribbon, is how you have added the roses to the pink buttons. Just lovely! Congrats on the guest DT for July!

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Amazing card!! Thank you so much for playing along with us again at TPE!!
Sheri
TPE~DT & Blog Coordinator

Suzie McFloozy said...

Beautiful - very pretty. Love your Paper choices x
Thanks for joining us at the creative cottage challenge blog this week x
((hugs)) Suzie xx

Maria Levine said...

Oh so pretty! I love your shabby chic style, so aweome! Fabulous job on the sketch and use of the JustRite stamps! Fabulous job!

Silvia said...

Amazingly beautiful, Debbie! Love the shabby chic look of it. The colors are perfect and so soft. Thanks for playing along with us at TPE!

Tracy said...

wow i really love this card its so pretty and the image and papers you have used look fabulous. Thanks for joining in this weeks Creative Cotttage Challenge, Tracy x

Tracy said...

I love the colours you've chosen they look so sweet together, an absolutely adorable card. Tracy xx

Sabriena Satchwell An Independent Stampin' Up!® Demonstrator said...

Great take on this weeks Stampin' Royalty Challenge :-)

Sarah Anderson said...

what a pretty card Debbie! congrats on being guest designer at JUGS, and thanks for playing along at the play date cafe :)

Lorraine A said...

beautiful card :-) ,,, the image is lovely and the paper sna embellies are gorgeous :-)

thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Luv
Lols x x x

Nerina said...

Just Beautiful Debbie! I love all of the glorious details you've added in - so wonderfully feminine! A Huge Congratulations on being Guest Designer at JUGS!! Woohooo!!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

What a beautiful card, Debbie!!!! Great job--and congrats on your DT position at JUGS:) Thanks for playing along with us at the PDCC!