Happy Birthday Sue!...CR84FN23 59

Mona Pendleton | Saturday, April 9, 2011 @ 8:57 PM | , ,

Hi there! Before I get to this week's CR84FN post, I need to announce the randomly drawn winner of my flower give away:
Congratulations Rebecca! Please email me at mlpendleton@cox.net so I can ship your prize off to you!

Let's get to this week's CR84FN Color Challenge!  This week we are celebrating our very own DT member Sue Lelli's Birthday! HAPPY BIRTHDAY SUE! Please be sure to stop by Sue's blog and leave her some birthday love :) Thanks to all who played along with last week's challenge! There were so many beautiful entries!
This week we are playing with LIGHT PINK, BLACK and CREAM. Photos are courtesy of MARTHASTEWART.com 

I started with some beautiful Melissa Frances patterned paper:
I've been waiting for the right moment to use the Papertrey Ink Embellishments stamp set and the coordinating Papertrey Ink Embellishments. I just love those beautiful scrolls.
That's it for now! Please hop on over to CR84FN for COMPLETE details on how to join in the fun and for some awesome inspiration, please visit all the designers blogs:


 Silke Ledlow (April Guest Designer)

Supplies Used:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink Embellishments, Tiny Tags
Die Templates & Machine: Spellbinders™ Borderabilities® Classic Borderabilities Petite, Grand Calibur, Papertrey Ink Embellishments, Tiny Tags
Patterned Paper: Melissa Frances 
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 Comments

59 Sweet Comments So Far:

Gale Evans said...

Mona, your card is so inspiring! I love these girlie colors and I really love your take! That pink rose is such a gorgeous focal point as are those beautiful PTI scrolls! They are so breathtaking! Love that MF paper as well! Happy birthday to your friend Sue! Have a great rest of your weekend!

papertrails leaver said...

Mona what a sweet card! The PTI set was used perfectly for this card! Another item in my basket wish list. :-)Happy Birthday to your dear friend! :-)Amy

Dana Gustafson said...

Ohh pretty! I love your striking black stamped swirl!

Sue Lelli said...

Mona, Thanks for making such a BEAUTIFUL card in honor of my birthday! You are so SWEET and KNOW that I LOVE flowers! LOVE the music and the twine and the tiny tag with the pearl! GORGEOUS card!

Deana L said...

Absolutely divine card, Mona! Sue is so lucky to have a wonderfully talented friend like you! This is so sweet!

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful BD card! Love the vintage feel to the scroll flourish and the beautiful blossom!

Stacey Pembroke said...

Sue will love this card! It is a perfect masterpiece! Love the way you used these colors! I think the sheet music is a nice touch along with the beautiful PTI embellishment! 100% gorgeous!

Michelle Bertuzzi said...

So elegant Mona, love all the details.

Beth said...

So beautiful, Mona! Love that rose and love the scrolls!

Evgenia said...

love your cards, always!

MeredithS said...

Very pretty, Mona! Vintage and very elegant! Love these MF papers and the embossing! That flower is so gorgeous too! Is that Prima?

Pauline said...

Oh Mona, this is a gorgeous card for Sue! I love the musical backgrouns and that gorgeous pink bloom! Have a great Sunday, xxx

Monia said...

Gorgeous card! Beautiful colours and flower!

Debgem said...

Such a gorgeous card - beautiful papers, lovely stitched details and I love the flourish either side of the rose!! And the PTI stamps are super. This is fabulous!!

Ageeth Holster said...

Wow fab card Mona and how I love that rose!!!!
Great, hugs Ageeth xx

Ros said...

Beautiful card and such a pretty colour choice this week .. Hope I can join in this week ... have a lovely Sunday

Andrea M said...

This is such a MAGNIFICENT card!!! Those scrolls are so FABULOUS and I love the large sentiment across the bottom!!! LOVE the layout and the beautiful little tag! Just STUNNING!! Thanks for such a fabulous color combo!!!

~amy~ said...

I always enjoy your color combos Mona...this is absolutely gorgeous...love the pop of the stitching...

Heather Jensen said...

I love the embossed background and pretty flourishes on the side of the flower. I have that set and have horribly neglected it. :)
Hugs~

Cindy Haffner said...

Such a BEAUTY Mona!!~

Marge said...

Wow, a truly BEAUTIFUL card -- LOVE it (and know Sue will too)!!!

Stephanie Kraft said...

Gorgeous birthday card, Mona! Love the beautiful scroll (love the matching die, too) and lovely flower! Sue will love this!

Daniela said...

Mona, this is beautiful. Can't wait to start on my card.

Kerry said...

Fabulous card, Mona! A sweet way to celebrate Sue's birthday! Love the beautiful papers and the gorgeous stitching! That rose is amazing too!

Yesnir said...

Great colors this week. Mona! Your sample is magnificent! You always choose just the perfect paper combinations! I love these MF papers! I Also, love those PTI dies and stamps for the flourishes! So elegant! TFS!

Rebekah said...

Im always worried about using black.. that it will dominate the card but this is so beautiful.. and seamless.. the black totally blends right in.. I will have to give this a try! So pretty!

Carrie said...

Love it Mona! Very pretty and elegant card! I really love these MF papers and the embossing! That scroll is so dramatic; I love it! TFS!

Linda R. said...

Another beautiful card my friend.. I love these colors. So pretty..

Carlie said...

Happy birthday to Sue!!! Your card is so special, Mona! Love the beautiful colors and the combination of the scrolls and the lovely rose!

Emily Keaton said...

Such a gorgeous creation, Mona! This is such a pretty color combo. I hope I'll find time to play along this week--that combo is too good to pass up! I love the music in the background. :)

Suzanne C said...

Elegant and lovely! The flower with the flourish behind it is gorgeous. The little heart tag is adorable!

lynn said...

your card is just lovely-so soft and pretty! my tiny tags set is on its way to me now--can't wait:)

Mary said...

Absolutely stunning card, Mona!!! Sue will cherish it!

Lori Kilterman said...

Big happy birthday to you friend Sue!!! The card you made for her is a work of art! Gorgeous MF papers and I really love that beautiful flower! Those PTI scrolls are amazing; I think I need those BADLY!!!!

Nancy L said...

So beautiful and elegant, Mona!!!! Love that flower with the scrolls!

BethieJ said...

Mona this is just BEAUTIFUL!! I LOVE everything about it!!! (I gotta ink up that stamp set.. the tags are one of my newest FAVS too! )
Off to wish Sue a Happy Birthday!
Hope your day was GREAT!

Julie said...

So elegant, Mona! Love this paper; gorgeous colors! I bet Sue loved it!

Helen Watanabi said...

Truly gorgeous card, Mona! So Vintage and very elegant! The perfect birthday card!

Millicent Forester said...

So very beautiful, Mona! I adore that big beautiful rose and love the scrolls! I will have to check out PTI's latest!

JGoedes said...

Mona, you've created another masterpiece! I love the colours and the elegance of your design! Those scrolls with the beautiful rose are a fabulous focal point! I also love the MF papers you used! You've created a wonderful birthday statement for your friend, Sue! TFS!

Rebecca said...

Wow, I'm so happy to see that I was the lucky winner of your wonderful giveaway, Mona! I love those flowers and will put them to good use! Thank you so much for the wonderful opportunity! Yahooooo!
Also, this card is absolutely stunning! I love the vintage design of the scroll flourish and that beautiful pink rose!

Mandy Gwelton said...

So incredibly beautiful, Mona! I really love the beautiful MF papers and how you mixed them! That embossed panel is just plain gorgeous with the sheet music and your perfect stitching. I love how you kept the black as more of an accent and the pink as your primary color! Vintage elegance at it's best! Thanks Mona!

Angi @ CokiePop said...

I'm so lovin' the musical paper and the sweet pink color. :)

Silke Ledlow said...

GORGEOUS and so PTI-licious! Fab birthday card Mona! The colors this week were AWESOME! Hugs ~S~

RobinH said...

Love the colors this week! Your card is so sweet and elegant! Beautiful choice of paper and that flower is gorgeous with the flourishes! TFS!

Kelly said...

Gorgeous and inspiring card! I Breathtaking flower and scrolls! These are some of my favorite color mixes! Thanks!

Sheri L said...

Wow, what a gorgeous design! Takes my breath away!

Angie Hewitt said...

Wow, Mona, this card is so beautifully elegant! Love the colors and love the beautiful PTI scrolls! Great combination of papers too! Fabulous!

GabrielleH said...

Mona, you are a sweet friend to create such a beautiful BD card for your friend! I love these colors! The PP you used is just perfect and that flower with the scrolls is gorgeous! Great job!

ShellyM said...

Happy Birthday to your friend, Sue! This card is so sweet; I bet she loved it! I just adore your vintage, elegant style! Great flower and scrolls!

Christina said...

Beautiful birthday card!!!! Love the pink and black together! Your MF papers are just so beautiful here! I also love that flower and the PTI scrolls! Very beautiful together! TFS!

Pammy said...

Mona, this is a gorgeous birthday card! Sue is so lucky!!! I love the colors for this week, again!!! Great choice with these MF papers!

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card, those scrolls aer gorgeous!

Lea L. said...

This is gorgeous, Mona!! I love the beautiful flowers you used, and that sweet little tag is the perfect touch!! Lovely job! ♥♥♥

Stella said...

Speaking if inspiratioN; you knocked me off my socks with this beauty. I loVe this weeks'colors; too bad I had to miss last weeks' challenge due to family visits and a party.
Oops off track; your card is GORGEOUS!!!!!!!
Enjoy your day!

Tessan said...

wonderful card Mona, to use Stellas words=)) you really knocked my socks off too!!!

Betty Wright said...

Gorgeous, Mona! I love the little flourished images and die cuts on either side of the flower! Wonderful little tag, too! Beautiful colors and design!

Ginny said...

Your card is gorgeous! I love the PTI embellishment stamp and it looks like it was specially made for your card.

Silvia said...

Another beautiful creation! Love the colors and the layout. It has been a real treat as usual to stop by your blog and to take a look at your artwork.
hugs,


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