Saturday, September 15, 2012

Serving up Leftovers

It's the 15th.... time for a DUEL! Dueling Darlings are doing something quite unique this month. It's all Debbie's fault. ;)

As you may recall, there are two teams - the Divas and the Dazzlers and each month a hostess from each team sends out card kits to the other women in her group. We make cards, not knowing what the other team's kit includes, and on the 15th we post our creations on our blogs. We've been doing this for a long time now - I've lost track, but I'm pretty sure it's been over two years.

Sooooooooooo.... Debbie gets this idea that we should have a month WITHOUT hostesses and everyone has to use leftovers from previous kits to create their cards. That's what this month is all about... USING LEFTOVERS!

That being said, here's my card:

Everything on my card is leftover from previous kits except for the Black and Kraft Cardstock.

I've wanted to use burlap on my card for some time now... but have hesitated to do so until now.

This was a very simple card. I do like the color scheme and I thought it was a lot of fun to pull embellishments, papers, etc. from the various kits and make them work together. If my memory serves me correctly, the papers were from the April and June kits, the jute and brad were frm the March kit, the burlap was from the June kit, thhe sentiment was from the May kit and the pearls were from the June kit. That's a total of four months.

This has been such fun... let's go see what the other Dueling Darlings used for their leftover creations.



I suspect we're going to really enjoy the LEFTOVERS they have to show us. ;)


Terry Ladwig said...

Great job Jeanette! Love the card both inside and out, great layout ☺
This challenge was so much fun!

I am honored that you used my paper on this beauty!

Laura Jean (LJ) said...

love love love!

I love the big polka dots with the texture.....I was thinking about using just that sentiment alone as well.....So glad someone else had a great idea ;)

Beautiful card, inside and out!



jimlynn said...

Jeanette, this is just WOW! LOVE the burlap on here and those wonderful colors.

dweatter said...

Great card my friend! I love how you were able to use the burlap! Well done!!! Love your layers and colors as well. Nice job serving up the leftovers. LOL

Barb said...

This is a great card--who'd a thunk it that it was a leftover card? I love the layout and all of the "parts" go together perfectly!

Great Job and thanks so much for being an organizer with Kelly for this wonderful group of friends!

MiamiKel said...

Serving up leftovers ... what time is dinner! :) This is a beauty! I love all the brown hues and the boldness of the mesh weave - what great texture!

Super card from a SUPER friend!


Margaret said...

Fabulous card! What a great idea to use leftover stuff. If I did that, I could make 100 cards! LOL! Great design and I'm glad you used the burlap. Looks fabulous!

Shelly Schmidt said...

I am loving your great colors- I have been seeing alot of burlap on cards lately- a great look! How fun to do a monthly challenge- what a great idea to see what others do with similar 'stuff'!

kiwimeskreations said...

Fabulous card - love the colours and the texture you have incorporated.

:: BlueInks :: said...

I really like the colors and the layout. The different textutres and DP's make it very interesting. Oh and that wee little bow makes the card!

Unknown said...

I love it when I can use my left overs! Nice job Jeanette!

Athina said...

Wow! I love this for so many reasons! Great job!

Melina said...

Jeanette! I love how you layered the burlap! We used the same strip of paper on our cards! ;) Great layout! I love it :)

~Paola~ said...

wonderfullllllllll card Jeanette...definetly love the burlap used here and how you tilted sure adds texture to the card too...Love your color combo choices too ♥

Patty Gorka said...

Love the burlap and how you have your twine tied around the brad, great idea!

Carol W said...

Oh wow, I am lovin this card..great masculine card and I love the color scheme and did a great job with this...I am so happy to have met you my sweet friend and blessed that you are a part of my life...big hugs....mwAHHH ♥

Judy McMullen said...

Awesome card, Jeanette! Love the brown theme and especially the much texture!! Also a great masculine card and I'm always looking for inspiration for good masculine cards with all the guys in my family. Thanks for always being an inspiration to me both by your creativity and by your faithfilled friendship! HUGS!!!

April said...

Very weird...I know I was here and commented (you were one of the few)

I love this....Kraft is my best friend right now! Loving it!

Darlene said...

"Yay, I finally get to visit all of the Darlings this month", says the tardy one! Love the darker hues on this card! Those bronze half pearls are really pretty also. I think your sentiment is spot-on! Thanks for coordinating this group of rowdy gals.