Saturday, September 14, 2019


I recently took an online class with the focus of using fashion designs as inspiration and, of course, fashion and design are everywhere.  Well, there it was right in front of me in church this morning - a lady in front of me had this shirt on that had pale oatmeal flowers overlaid with gray stripes - the base was oatmeal also.  Totally inappropriate to snap a photo in church, but as soon as I was home I popped into the craft room and started on my card.

I stamped the new Gina K./Hero Arts collaborative florals in black on some oatmeal cardstock.  Then I placed a stripe stencil over it and added some soft granite stripes.  Trimmed it down to 3.75x5" and matted it in black.  Added the small sentiment and some Nuvo black drops and done!!

A Blog Named Hero has a new challenge starting tomorrow so be sure check it out - make a card and have a chance to win one of two Hero Arts gift certificates. 

Thanks for visiting today and always love to read your kind comments.


  1. Oh my goodness--this is jaw dropping gorgeous, Betty! Love how you were inspired & made use of it so quickly. This may be my favorite Betty card--gotta pin it!

  2. Awesome; am in a stripe card swap; would like to attempt something similar. Thanks for sharing!!

  3. Fabulous! What a great inspiration to lead to this gorgeous card.

  4. It's amazing where we get inspiration... your card is so beautiful. Quite a different look, but so elegant.

  5. You never know where our inspiration will come from, and you've done such a beautiful job with your idea, Betty! Gorgeous card and I love the oatmeal background so much!


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