Saturday, April 30, 2011

Sensational Saturday at Sugar Creek Hollow

Today's the start of another sensational Saturday at Sugar Creek Hollow and there is news to share to kick this off. 

First the sad news - Tracy Vinson, owner of Sugar Creek Hollow, has decided to close the Sugar Creek Hollow store effective midnight tonight and she has put a little note for her followers on the store site, which you can read by clicking here.  The good news is that she'll be keeping the Sugar Creek Hollow challenge blog open and we'll be coming back next week with some exciting changes there that we think our loyal followers will really like. So stay tuned!

Now on to this week's challenge...  It's pretty simple this week - Embossing is the challenge, either wet or dry.  So create a card using embossing and enter our challenge for a chance to win a Sugar Creek Hollow digi stamp - you'll be one of the last to get these wonderful images.

Here you can see the dry embossing I did on my card base. I did this after stamping the flourishes on the Crumb Cake cardstock. You can also see the distressing on the card using Tea Dye, Shabby Shutters and Craft Whisper White inks.

The Sugar Creek Hollow image is from the Flower of the Month series. It was printed on Crumb Cake cardstock and die cut with the Nesties Labels #17 dies. I used Copic markers to color the leaves and stems and Prismacolor pencils for the white flowers, leaf highlights and some shadowing. I like the effect of using both mediums.  The white die cut is from MFT Stamps Die-Namics and the gorgeous ribbon is Stampin Up.

Now please visit the Sugar Creek Hollow blog to see the design team creations this week. Please leave a little love for my team-mates on their blogs too!

Thanks for stopping by!


Donna Moore said...

LOVE THIS CARD!!! totally blew me away, everything about it! Wow Sharon, how absolutely gorgeous!!! That bow is phenomenal!

Heide said...

Such a gorgeous card, I love the lace doily peeking out from behind the image. Great distressing and love the white flowers.

Cec said...

This is fabulous. I love the colours that you used and the striped ribbon is a knockout.

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful card sharon and what a great ribbon.

greetings karin

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Sharon I am so pleased to hear that the challenge blog is staying but also sad to hear that Tracy has given up with the images. I am so loving this creation I think the colours are the first thing I fell in love with the design, embossing and ribbon look stunning.
Lorraine x

Primitive Paper said...

Ooooo girl...I almost did not know where I was. Your blog looks FAB!!!!!!!!!! I love the ribbon you have used on your card...reminds me of the 1940's ribbon like this that you would see on a hat. Just pure genious!