Monday, March 17, 2014

Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge #4...Show us some Sparkle, Glitz or Glam!

Good morning everyone and welcome to Challenge #4 at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

Use this photo as inspiration and show us your Sparkle, Glitz or Glam!  Go into your stash and use some of those hoarded items and create something wonderful and play along with us.  Blog about your creation and then link up with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!  It is just amazing that we are already at Challenge #4 of this brand new challenge blog.  Your participation has been just wonderful and I'm making new friends and getting to visit so many talented people!

Graphic 45 is our Sponsor for the whole month of March and they are really being generous with their gifts for the winners.  Another reason to play along with our challenge.  Who wouldn't love to win this wonderful prize package!


Now on to my creation for this challenge:


Can you see the tear stains on this paper?  I went into my hoard and pulled out the remaining pages of my very first Graphic 45 paper that I won in a challenge somewhere. (Once Upon a Springtime)   I used it to make a paper bag album for my sister awhile back and then I just felt I had to hold the remainder of these beautiful papers.  But this is about going into our hoards and making something so I just want you to know I did this just for you guys!  I still have 1 full page and some remnants left over and I'm afraid I may never use those.

Now you can visit the rest of the team by clicking on their names on my side bar or by going to the Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge blog.  Leave comments; we all love hearing from you.  Then get busy and show us some bling!  I can't wait to see what you create!

Supplies:
Graphic 45 Once Upon a Springtime paper
Spellbinders Wrought Iron Die
Zutter Distrezz-it-All
HCD 718 Decorative Chateau Gate Die (Heartfelt Creations)
Some bling from my hoard (I can't remember where I got it)
Green card stock
Cream colored card stock
Glue
glitter

18 comments:

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Like you, this is one of my all time favorite collections from G 45...and just like you, I hoard it. And I only pull it out for very, very special projects. I know this was the end of the road for your stash of this beautiful line...but boy oh boy, did you ever take it out in style! This is so soft...like mist rising off a morning meadow. And so whimsical I can hear the fairy bells tinkling in the background. Love the sparkly die cut, the fussy cut flowers on that sweet die cut fence and the delicate touches of sparkle. Don't even get me started on the distressed edges! Just a work of art! You have my address, right? LOL

Patricia said...

Brilliant project, love everything you have done on this.
The, flowers, that folded corner, colours and the stunning layout
I have a few Graphic papers kept for years I really must get then out and use.
Happy crafting

Patricia xx

Rita said...

This looks fabulous Glenda. I love Graphic 45 papers. Hugs Rita xxx

Gloria Stengel said...

So very pretty! i almost cried to hear you are all out of Once Upon a Springtime. So sad! I love that paper, too!

Sylvia said...

Beautiful card, Glenda, I too have some of that paper...not sure where it is! What a glorious way to use up your paper...going out is style! Have a wonderful day...Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Olga said...

WOW! What a show piece! I love it and all those gorgeous details!

lost coast scrapper said...

I so love this, that's one of my fave collections and the shabby chic look you gave it is so beautiful!! xo

Dame Jeanne Marie said...

This is one of my all time favorites too! I love your design too - very soft and springy.

Starla said...

I can so relate to the tear stains on the last pieces of a beloved G45 paper pack!!

This turned out lovely!! I need to remember how a turned down corner of paper can add another element to the final piece!

Christy Butters said...

I absolutely love the picket fence and the peek a boo corner piece.
The paper you used is some of my all time favorite and you used it well.
Beautiful work.

Christy Butters said...

I absolutely love the picket fence and the peek a boo corner piece.
The paper you used is some of my all time favorite and you used it well.
Beautiful work.

Dianne said...

Hello Miss Glenda, well I'm real glad you used those papers, look at the GORGEOUSSSSS card you have created,looooooooooove how you grunge it all up, that corner fold is fabulous, with thecorner piece, all those fabulous layers, the gorgeous tiny flowers,love that tiny fence, the bling, you have used those paper to to their best advantage, your cards are THE BEST, thanks for sharing and have a wonderful week, ((( BIG HUGS)))..

Pammejo said...

Lovely card, love all the details especially the peek a boo corner and small picket fence...that is how I feel when I use the last of some of beloved paper collections. Tears

Janie Printz said...

Glenda, I can sure see why using the last of these papers bring tears to your eyes but they've certainly brought smiles to our faces. This is just beautiful with a wonderful vintage style. I love everything about it & that curled corner & popped up flowers just put the finished touch on it. Gorgeous !!!
LOVE the Graphic papers & can't wait to see more.
Hugs, Janie

Donna Idlet said...

Glenda, your card is beautiful, I love how you added the bling and stickles on the card....not to mention the nice picket fence!

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, you and these Craft Hoarders challenges! You all are so inspiring and I swear I'm going to play along someday. Fabulous prize, and more gorgeous Graphic 45 paper on this one! I loved this collection when it came out. I would be crying, too, to use the last of it, but look how pretty! Now you're using your hoarded stash and I'm proud of you, Glenda!

Amber Milone said...

This is absolutely beautiful Glenda! I just love the central image with the fairies and the glittery flourish peaking out of the bent down corner.

pollyspaper said...

Just love every little detail of this beautiful card!!! The color scheme is so Springy and that little fence is sweet as can be.

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