Saturday, July 9, 2011

90-Minute Scramble

Hi there!

Today, over in the Hero Arts Flickr group, Martha hosted the 19th, 90-Minute scramble. It was one of the best yet with so many entries and an awesome theme! She asked us to make a card that had at least one side without a straight edge. But that's not all. Oh, no. . . .she also wanted us to use all of our favorites. Our favorite Hero Arts stamp(s) our favorite colors, our favorite embellishments and our favorite technique! I must say, it was a blast grabbing all my favorite things and creating at a feverish pace!

As most of you will guess, I chose pink and green. I used two of my fave stamps from Hero Arts, the Hydrangea and La Letter. I remember loving the Background Layered Technique that Shari showed us on the Hero Arts blog back in May and knew I wanted to use that too. I love Hero Arts pearls, so that was an easy choice for my embellies. The only thing I had to decide on was an edge. I cut the Hydrangea so that a small portion of it would be hanging off the edge.



If you've never participated in a 90-Minute Scramble, you must give it a try! They are so fun and really get your juices flowing! Here is the master schedule. They usually have one, every two weeks.

Thanks for coming by and Happy weekend! :)

26 comments:

maryse n. said...

Great card Barb! I love how you stamped the La Letter stamp over the Hydrangea. So pretty! The pink pearls were the perfect embellishment. I'll have to try one of these scrambles, it looks like lots of fun.

Tanya said...

Barb, this is gorgeous! I love the Hydrangea cut out around the edge, and the colors so pretty!

Maureen Morton said...

Oh, Barb! This is so amazing - great colors and perfect flower. Great idea to cut out the flower. The white lettering provides just the right amount of contrast, too. Lovely!

Lisa said...

This is just so pretty! I LOVE the way the flower hangs off the edge- it's a great look!

paula said...

Barb what a gorgeous card. I wish that the times where better or I didn't need to sleep ;) so I could play occassionally xoxoxoxoxo

GrammySue's Creations said...

Hi Barb, your card is gorgeous, stunning, and elegant--you did an awesome job. I love how you cut part of the flower to make it hang off the edge. Hope your weekend is going great. Hugs to you.

Dawn said...

Fabulous card Barb ~ scramble was way too early (4.00am) for me but so glad you had fun.

Nancy said...

I can't believe you finished this masterpiece in less than 90 minutes. Amazing! And you used 2 of my favorite HA stamps too, I love how you combined them and used your "go-to" color combo.
Thanks for always keeping me inspired, sweet friend!

joy said...

Gorgeous, Barb! I love those stamps, too and the cut around the edge is so clever! Saturdays are always a tough day for me to participate; I was gone most of the day!

Isha said...

Gorgeous card Barb!!Love the Hydrangea popping out.

rcwidow (Linda) said...

love how the flower hangs off the edge! great idea!

Jacqueline said...

You created a stunner here Barb!

Lynn said...

Barb, this is true Barb Style! Which means it is absolutely gorgeous!

Donna B. said...

Barb, this card is so beautiful!! I can't believe you did it in 90mins!! It a great design!! I hate I had to miss it yesterday!!

Debbie said...

You did great and I am impressed that you did it in 90 minutes!! I was working so I didn't get to play.

Jana said...

Wow! So gorgeous and elegant!

Simone said...

This is so gorgeous Barb! I love that layered background you created! Such a fun technique! The hydrangea is stunning! :)

alexandra s.m. said...

This is so beautiful Barb!
Bravo!!

ivy said...

hi barb! this is a beautiful card! like how it's off set to the side!

donna mikasa said...

Oh, I missed the last scramble! Looks like it was a lot of fun especially if you used all of your favorite things! I love the irregular edge--such a beautiful effect!

Kathy (krolski) said...

Barb, this is gorgeous! How did you make this in 90 mins? Wow! I missed the scramble again. I'm hoping to be able to play along with one soon.

Jill said...

WOW! This is GORGEOUS!

Karin (Peppermintpatty) said...

Never heard of the scramble - but please tell me you didn't make that fabulous card in only 90 minutes!!! (-: It is absolutely gorgeous. 90 min is what it takes me to think up an idea and go through my papers!!!

Clare said...

Oh my goodness, I LOVE this Barb!! Your cutting is amazing!! Did you seriously make that in less than 90 minutes?!! Wow!!!

sheila said...

I love what you did with your edge. the cutting of the hydrangea like that is so clever! a little bit of crafting genius...beautiful card.

Suzanne C said...

Gorgeous 90 minute card! Lovely use of the hydrangea off the side of the card!