Friday, March 9, 2012

Chocolate Makes My Mouth Happy


 This awesome sentiment by TLC says it all! I have used it before and it rocks! Anyone that knows me knows I have a thing for chocolate. It may possibly, sort of, maybe, kind of come up in conversation every now and then! Soooo I have recently received gifts that included Godiva , Ghiradelli & Lindt Chocolate. Could it get any better than that?!!! So this is one of my Thank You cards. 
 This is another time when I used a 4x6 paper pack and pieced the paper together with stitching so you never know. I really love doing that! 
If I was more confident in my coloring I would have had chocolate all over her face and hands. It would be more accurate of how I look when I eat chocolate! LOL! I was afraid of messing it up so you get the cleaned up version! The chocolate is on pop dots to make it... well, pop! It is the most important feature!

 Inside
 Inside- Top
Inside- Bottom
Another excellent Sentiment from TLC!
 
Supplies Used:
Cardstock: Bazill
Designer Paper: DCWV Garden Party Paper Pack
Image: Mo Manning
Sentiments: Create with TLC
Pencils: Prismacolor
Pearls: Recollections
Brad: Paper Studio
Ribbon: Misc from stash
Die Cuts: Lacey Ovals & Classic Ovals
Punch: Martha Stewart- Hearts Border Punch
Thank You Sticker: Misc.

Challenges I would like to enter this card in:
Bronte & Bella's Challenge: Try Something New- Color Scheme, Image, Mixing stitches (on the inside)
C.R.A.F.T.  Inspired by a song: (The Candy Man)
Delicious Doodles –  Inspired by a Song  (The Candy Man)
Crafty Purple Frog -  Pink & girly
Paper Crafting Journey -  Anything made with paper goes
Sassy Studio Designs -  Use 2 or more polka dot items (The ribbon, and on the paper & her overalls)
Scrappy Frogs - M -  Seeing Spots 
ColourQ - Color Challenge* 
Paper and Such Design -  Paper Piecing
ATCs & Cards With Attitude - Anything
Paper Shelter Challenge - Anything goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Inspire Me Fridays - Link Up Party
Fairy Tale - Paper Piecing
Totally Stampalicious - Spring is in the Air
Hotshot Crafts - Ribbon
Totally Papercrafts - Favorite Things (Pearls, Die-Cuts, Chocolate, Sewing & Bows)
Scrapper`s Delights Paper Crafts - "Bling It Up!" 
Creative Card Crew - Humour 
Stamps & Fun = Creativity - One Bow
Pile It On - Spots and/or Stripes
Jelly Park- Favorite product or technique (Pearls, Sewing, Die Cuts, Ribbon)
The Pink Elephant: 3 or more layers
Top Tip Tuesday: Stitching TIP- When paper piecing if a piece does not blend right and sticks up, you can just take the piece of the image that is lower cut another piece out and pop dot it so it now is 3D. It will blend and make your image pop! 




61 comments:

Melodie said...

Wow, this is sooo cute and the colours are really great.
Hugs
Melodie

dj1952 said...

Stacey, this is adorable. You did a fantastic job with the card. I love all of the bling, too. Hugs, dj

Babs said...

Love this card Stacey. The papers are gorgeous. That sentiment has my name all over it! I must admit, *my name is Babs and I'm a chocoholic* lol Unfortunately it makes me swell up all over, so have been only eating it once in a while now. Have a great day!
Luv, Babs xo

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

Stacey, this girl is so cute!! I love the chocolate-brown bow on the front!
And the sentiments make me smile!! Especially the one inside :-)
Super-pretty card!
Hugs,
Uli

Dorcas said...

Is this the card you were making when we were together the other week? I remember the chocolate bar on pop dots. I also remember the chocolate we consumed while crafting. LOL
Great card Stacey! It came out wonderful. :)

CraftyMomOf2 said...

So sweet!! Thanks for joining us at Paper and Such for our paper piecing challenge!

Crafty Hugs!
Meredith

Sylvia said...

Lovely card, Stacey, beautiful selection of papers. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

cotnob said...

This is a yummy card! I love the image and your papers. You have decorated the inside of your card beautifully.
Thank you for joining us at the Crafty Purple Frog challenge.
Pauline
x

Ang said...

Love that image and the colours you chose, I too think the sentiment is just great. Thanks for joining us at ATCs and Cards with Attitude this week.

Elaine L. said...

How cute this is! I love those papers, the pearls around the image, and that pretty bow! Glad you joined us in Mo's Challenge.

Jenn Borjeson said...

LOL This is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Jellypark Friends! :)

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous.Thanks for sharing with us at Craft your Passion this week.xxx

Cathy Lee said...

Adorable card, Stacey. I love your cute image and that gorgeous ribbon really makes your card pop. Thanks for joining us a Craft Your Passion this week.
Hugz,
Cathy Lee

Elaine said...

Hi Stacey I have been awarded the Leibster Blog twice now , once from Kelly and once from Marie-Louise.
This is an award which is passed on to five bloggers who have less than 200 followers and with whom you follow on a regular basis.

I have chosen YOU as one of those to recieve the award from me.

You do not have to accept the reward as is your choice.

If you would like to accept then visit my blog later today.
http://wheelerscraftiness.blogspot.com/


There it will show the names of the five people who's blogs I have offered the award to , along with details of what you have to do when you accept the award.

Hugs Elaine

fatmonica said...

It's gorgeous!Thanks for sharing at ATCs/Cards with Attitude.

Jen said...

Perfect cards to thank someone for a chocolate gift! Thanks for joining us at colourQ!

Karen C said...

This is so sweet! Love all the stitching! The dotted ribbon is perfect for our challenge this week! Thank you so much for sharing with us on Sassy Studio Designs! Best of luck to you in the draw!
Hugs,
Karen C (Sassy Sister)
www.busybusyhoneybee.wordpress.com

Tracey McNeely said...

Such a sweet image.

Beverly Gotthardt said...

This Thank You card will definitely ensure you get more chocolate. Thanks for entering at ATCs & Cards With Attitude.

Elaine Stark said...

Mmm a delicious image and great stitching. Thanks for sharing your tip and joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Samantha said...

Fabulous card love all the papers and sewing, Great tip too! Thanks for joining in with us at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge this time, Hope you can come play again soon, hugs Samantha :0)

craftymum said...

Great card and great sentiment Stacey. Thanks for joining us at HSC

hugs Sarah x

Pearl said...

Yum! This card looks delicious! I have eaten too much chocolate + other things this winter and have gone up 2 dress sizes! Hence nothing fits me and I am feeling a bit depressed about it now. But when I feel depressed I usually want to eat chocolate! So there is no winning!
Love Pearl x

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful card, love the layout and your papers and bow are gorgeous. The inside is also fabulous. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Purple Frog Challenges. good luck. Hugs, Jill x

Nela said...

Its so gorgeous, what a lovely image coloured so beautifully!
Thanks for playing along with us at Fairytale Challenge!
Nela xx

Lisa M said...

I knew I smelled chocolate somewhere on this blog! :) This card is a riot and I love that sentiment. Gorgeous layout and the sewing is wonderful.

Thank you so much for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday for our challenge. :)
Hugs,
Lisa xx

kim edmonds said...

great project, thanks for entering this week over at c.r.a.f.t challenges x

Chris said...

chocolate makes me happy too! what a cute card.
thanks for playing with us at Pile It On.

Ria said...

Gorgeouss :) thanks for joining the Scrapper's Delight challenge.
hugs Ria

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Really gorgeous card - love those pretty DPs and your stitching is terrific.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

Chrizette said...

I just love the sentiment - makes my mouth happy too :)

Thank you for joining us at Scrappers Delight this week!

Chrizette
DT Member
Celestial Things

Yapha said...

Super cute card! The stitching looks amazing! Great use of the colors. Thanks for playing at the ColourQ this week!

Tine said...

Yum, chocolate makes my mouth happy too! Great card, Stacey and gorgeous bow.
Tine :)

Linda w said...

this is so cute Stacey, loving the quilting look and stitching. The decoupage and paper piecing is great, as well as the colouring of course. Love lin

Kerry said...

LOL...what a great sentiment Stacey! Your card is fab...love the colour combination and that image is super cute. Thanks for joining in our Pink & Girly Challenge at LCI this fortnight xx

Catherine said...

This is gorgeous, love all the pearls. Thanks for joining us at LCI this fortnight...

Joanne said...

What a wonderful card. Relevant to so many ladies I think. thanks for joining us at ATCs/Cards with Attitude.

Heide said...

This is so stinking adorable, love the saying and yummy bow. Great work, TFS.
So glad you could join us at Jellypark Friends.
Hugs, Heide JP-DT

AN said...

Beautiful, sweet job on this challenge! Thank you for your participation in The Paper Shelter - Anything goes this week!
Congratulations to the lottery!
All the best for your life for you there <3

Bianca said...

Wow! That´s so very lovely! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Linda said...

Beautiful card inside and out. Hilarious statement. Thanks for sharing with us at Totally Papercrafts this week. Hugs, Linda

Andrea C said...

Haha brilliant card x

Cheryl said...

Oh so cute! I love the design and colors you used.

Good luck in the challenges! I love seeing some one that loves them as much as I do.

E.T. said...

Super fabulous!

Tracey said...

Wonderful card, I love the colours :)
Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter & Good Luck!
Hugs
Tracey
x

craftymum said...

There is an award for you on my blog
hugs Sarah x

Pearl said...

Hi Stacey,
I have awarded you the Liebster award as I love your work and you are a great inspiration to me!
Love Pearl x

Amelia (Mimi) said...

Hi Stacey, I love this card, you're so kind putting my candy on your blog and thankyou for all your visits
xxxxxxxxxxxxxx Amelia (mimi)

Colleen Dietrich said...

Confident in your coloring? Stacey, you do a TERRIFIC job! Just look at the shading on this little girl's face and hair!

Love that 'chocolate' bow, too. :)

Daizeefli said...

This is soooo adorable! I love it! Mo's images are great and you did them justice...beautiful! I LOVE how you stitch the backgrounds. Neat idea. Thanks for visiting my blog! Nice to meet you too sis! Drop me an email sometime! Hugs!

Faye said...

That mahoosive brown bow is gorgeous and a perfect touch to an already fabby colour combo. A lovely card, made me smile. xx

talha said...

Smart stitching on this card, chocolate ribbon made it sweet.

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Andrea Ewen said...

This card is beautiful, Stacey! Love how you mixed that color combination...it's gorgeous! Beautifully colored image and delightful bow!

Annemaritta said...

Hi Stacey, where are you? Enjoying block of chocolate?

You do amazing work with all the details and decorations. It is eye candy every time. :)

Take care, my dear friend. xx

E.T. said...

hey, just dropping by to check up on you... I hope you are well... this place has been silent for a while.
many hugs.

E.T. said...

hey, just dropping by to check up on you... I hope you are well... this place has been silent for a while.
many hugs.

Babs said...

Hi Stacey, Just wanted to say hi today, I've missed you. Hope everything is okay. Sending BIG hugs from me to you! :)
Luv, Babs xo

Colleen Dietrich said...

Just popping in to say hello, Stacey! HOpe all is well with you. :)

craft crazy said...

This is very pretty! :)

Keri said...

Hey!!! It's been a LONG time! I have been crafting up a STORM but not taking the time to blog about it, lol....Your cards are adorable, as ALWAYS. Send me an email when you get a chance, I'd like to know how you've been doing. TTYL, Keri

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