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1.28.2013

Muse Guest Designer: XOXO

This is my second post for today...please scroll down 
to see my Precious Remembrance Design It Monday post! 

The photo of my card has been removed because the card is out for publication. Thanks so much for looking!

What a happy post this is - I am over-the-moon excited to tell you that I am this week's Guest Designer at the Muse Card Club!


I received such a sweet email from Jackie Rockwell inviting me to help her with this new, unique and super fun blog...here's how it works:
  • Use ANYTHING you want from your stash to create a project inspired by this week's Muse. 
  • In your post, explain how you were inspired and link back to the Muse blog.
  • Provide supportive comments on at least 3 other member's submissions.
  • Vote for three of your fellow member's submissions.
All of the details can also be found here on the Muse blog. Now that we've got that squared away, here is the card I made for you all this week:


I didn't get a chance to play along with the first Muse challenge, but was totally inspired by Amy Kolling's use of flowers in her Muse card last week. Since Raspberry Fizz is my all-time favorite color to craft with, I started with a piece of cardstock and went through my patterned papers until I came across the matching American Crafts XOXO stash. As it turns out, I did not use any stamps or bling or ribbon on this card!

The top edge of the card was cut using an oval Nestabilities die. It was pretty easy to do, but in case you're still not sure, I made a quick video for you:

The photo of my card has been removed because the card is out for publication. Thanks so much for looking!

I hope my card inspires you, and that you'll interpret my project in your own special way and join in on the fun this week! Will you choose the layout? The colors? The hearts or flowers or arrows? The patterns? I can't wait to see what you make!

Many thanks to Jackie and the Muse Card Club for having me this week! I feel so blessed to be a part of this new journey and a member of this fantastic card club!

Suzanne


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32 Comments:

Blogger anya said...

What a bright and happy card, Suzanne! I love the die cut top and the cute flowers. This is the first time I have heard of the Muse challenges, but this sounds like so much fun! I would love to join in - you've provided lots of inspiration!

January 28, 2013 at 9:26 AM  
Blogger Virginia L. said...

I just became your latest video subscriber (Mangolulu)! What an awesome video (such a PRO)! And congrats on the guest design over MUSE! This card is absolutely gorgeous! You rock, Suzanne!

January 28, 2013 at 10:17 AM  
Blogger Tracey McNeely said...

Hey Suzanne, loved your video and card today. You design is so pretty. I subscribed to your YouTube Channel and look forward to lots of videos!

January 28, 2013 at 11:21 AM  
Blogger Tracey McNeely said...

and of course congrats on being this week's Muse!

January 28, 2013 at 11:21 AM  
Blogger Jackie said...

Love your card Suzanne, the colors are beautiful! Great video too! You made it so easy to understand. Thanks again for being our Guest Designer!!! :)

January 28, 2013 at 11:37 AM  
Blogger Emily Keaton said...

Congratulations, Suzanne! Your card is absolutely beautiful. :-)

January 28, 2013 at 12:06 PM  
Blogger Lynn said...

The colors on this card are awesome Suzanne...so bright and cheery!

January 28, 2013 at 12:19 PM  
Blogger Angie Tieman said...

This is so bright and fun! Love, love, love it!

January 28, 2013 at 12:38 PM  
Blogger Gillian said...

Fabulous card, your colours certainly inspired me

January 28, 2013 at 1:56 PM  
Blogger KayM said...

Your card is FABULOUS!! I love everything about it, the colors the design, the sentiment, the flowers.... I can't wait to create something inspired by it! Thanks for the tutorial :)

January 28, 2013 at 2:50 PM  
Blogger Marybeth said...

Congrats , Suzanne! This is for sure a really fun bright and happy card. Love the papers and bright colors.

January 28, 2013 at 3:32 PM  
Blogger Kara said...

pretty Suzanne!

January 28, 2013 at 7:33 PM  
Blogger Jeanne J said...

Hi Suzanne! I've been missing you! Love the bright colors on this card - so happy and bright!

January 28, 2013 at 7:40 PM  
Blogger Tenia Nelson said...

Congrats, girl!!I just LURVE this card!!!

January 28, 2013 at 8:12 PM  
Blogger Amy Kolling said...

Hey Suzanne!!! Here is that beauty!!! Love that you didn't use any stamping, bling, etc. I'm very inspired by that part of your card however I'd have to go buy some product to make a card! (Kinda defeats the purpose of the challenge). Congrats on being the Muse this week!!!! :)

January 28, 2013 at 10:01 PM  
Blogger Loly Borda-Towery said...

Thanks so much for the video, as a visual learner I appreciate it. And your card is beautiful, love the colors you used. TFS

January 28, 2013 at 11:27 PM  
Blogger Sharron said...

Congrats, Suzanne! Your card is fabulous! The colors just shout 'happy' and I love those wonderful papers.

January 29, 2013 at 12:30 AM  
Blogger Kim Heggins said...

Suzanne, this is just so beautiful. I love that rounded edge for the top of your card and those sweet xo's just perfect for your card.

January 29, 2013 at 9:54 AM  
Blogger Laurie said...

I have never tried this before! Your video was awesome! Now I am wishing I had the oval nesties! Your card is beyond gorgeous! I love it!

January 29, 2013 at 10:38 AM  
Blogger Leigh said...

How fabulous that you're the Muse guest designer this week, Suzanne! Your card is so bright and fun!

January 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM  
Blogger Scrapaddict said...

Beautiful card and congrats!

January 30, 2013 at 10:13 AM  
Blogger Greta said...

Terrific card! Your video was just what I needed--I'm off to give it a go--thank you!

January 30, 2013 at 8:39 PM  
Blogger Renee said...

You know I absolutely and completely die over this card...
I do.
Just die.
Everything about it is perfect...
the gorgeous colors...
the layout...
the curved top...
and you prove once more why you are the queen of patterned papers...
your style of mixing them is just awe inspiring! :)
Hugs!!

January 30, 2013 at 9:43 PM  
Blogger walchowDesign said...

Thank you for this great tutorial and am sure I will use this trick!

February 1, 2013 at 12:30 PM  
Blogger Laurie Chilton said...

Suzanne I just can't tell how much I appreciate you taking time out to make the video. I absolutely love your card! Everything about it is just perfect. Thank you for the inspiration. :)

February 2, 2013 at 10:37 PM  
Blogger Laurie Chilton said...

Thank you so much for taking the time to make the video. I love your card! Everything about it is perfect. Thank you for the inspiration. :)

February 2, 2013 at 10:39 PM  
Blogger Jessi Fogan said...

Absolutely fun & funky and cheery! So glad you inspired me to pull out my hot pink shtuff & USE it :)

February 3, 2013 at 11:59 AM  
Blogger JD said...

Beautiful card, and thanks for the great link to your great video tutorial must give that a try.

February 3, 2013 at 1:07 PM  
Blogger lostinpaper said...

Your card is stunning!! I absolutely adore all those bright colours and patterns!! Thanks for the fab video tutorial too!

February 3, 2013 at 9:15 PM  
Blogger Geri said...

Saw this new challenge just last week and was so happy to see this gorgeous card of yours there!!! Congrats!

February 4, 2013 at 9:43 AM  
Blogger donna mikasa said...

Such a beautiful card! Thank you for a great tutorial on how you created the curved portion!

February 4, 2013 at 4:04 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

Congrats on being a Muse for this new challenge! The mix of colors and patterns on this is awesome, and the curved top edge is such a great detail.

February 8, 2013 at 9:25 AM  

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