Monday, June 2, 2014



Here is my Announcement:
I am Super Excited to be joining Lesley Croghan 
I have always loved her sketches, 
and I admire her support of the card making and crafting community.
She is so instrumental in so many challenges I LOVE.
So very pleased to work with her!

The wonderfully easy sketches of THE CHALLENGE, 
are the best and..
I get INSPIRED right away!
I am also so honored to team up in the inspiration with
these wonderful, fun, and vibrantly creative ladies!

- Lori Tecler of Inking Aloud
 - Jeanne Jachna of A Kept Life -

Wow, a whole bunch of Awesomeness is coming your way!
What can I say, this sketch just hit me with a --
"I know exactly what to do!"

I turned to my Clearly Besotted!

I kept true to the sketch  -as I LOVE IT - 
I chose to use a 3 color scheme: creme yellow, lavender and sage green
My FAVE lately is to add copics, mini pearls, and "popping" up an element on my card.
I used LIl' Inkers stitched Rectangles to get my mat shape, then I trimmed it down to fit.
 I layered the same printed papers inside the negative space as I placed on the card front.
I inked the stems in sage green and the blooms in lavender.
Another stamp of the lavender, fussy cut, and popped it up with double sided foam tape
and colored with copics.  The I added mini pearls I also colored with copic!

WOW, this was a TON of fun, and I think really turned out 
UNIQUE and gorgeous!
so Have a FABULOUS day!

I hope you are inspired, and I see your lovely creations in the gallery at The Challenge!


The Challenge Design Team:

- Lesley Croghan of Always Playing with Paper-
Lori Tecler of Inking Aloud 
 - Jeanne Jachna of A Kept Life -
- Kimberly Wiener of Wienerhoneymooners -  -- yeah that's me!

Adding to Card Mania Challenge by request. 
Thanks Monika Dear

And I have another announcement scroll down! 
Thanks for coming by my blog!

Create, Enjoy
Live, Laugh

~amy~ said...

That's super fantastic and what an awesome card. Love the colors...yellow is like one of my favorite colors in crafting.

Irish Cherokee said...

This is an absolute show stopper. I popped in to see what was going on and was greeted with this beauty. Amazing creation. BRAVO & ENCORE.

Jackie said...

Whooo Hooo! Congrats on joining Lesley at The Challenge. Your card is so sunny and I love the tiny details inside the flowers!

Lesley Croghan said...

Hooray! So happy you joined me and I LOVE your amazing card...the colours, the stamping, the way you created a a beautiful! Hugs!

Lesley Croghan said...

Hooray! So happy you joined me and I LOVE your amazing card...the colours, the stamping, the way you created a a beautiful! Hugs!

Dotty Jo x said...

Totally fabulous! Jo x

Jane said...

Well done you! No big surprise someone snapped you up. Love today's card and the sketch looks fab too. Will have to check this challenge out.

Jeanne J said...

This is so pretty and feminine. Love love love the little gems on the stamens of the flowers - they got my attention immediately. Your choice of colors and shading on the flowers is like a breath of fresh air! So happy to be on this team with you!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Super pretty coloring! Congrats on the new gig!

Joni nina Andaya said...

Congratulations Kimberly!!! Your card is <3

Bonnie said...

This is beautiful, Kimberly! And you're teamed up with a legend! You go girl!

Tracey McNeely said...

The biggest congratulations Kimberly! You are going to be awesome for Lesley`s Challenge.

JD/ Jill said...

Congrats to you and your card is fabulous!

Monika Reeck said...

wowzaaa I LOVE THIIIISSS your flower card is amazing..if you see my last post I am GDT at Card mania and they ask to make FLOWER card you can join there too my dear sweet friend...miss you...hugs..Monika

PS: busy in the office and my sister come from Indonesia also not much time at blog land a bit sad....hope you are having time to visiting me back dear..if not I knew you are sooo busy LOL... :))

Monika Reeck said...

Me again wanna say CONGRATULATIONS my dear friend and I see your card on CARD Mania too thanks for joining us this time dear Kim...hugs, Monika GDT at Card Mania

Katie Ann Brooks said...

#1- freaking gorgeous!
#2- freaking gorgeous!

The texture, the colors so subtle and the design- wowza!!!!!

#3- thank you for the kind card in the mail, coming home with a broken wrist I was sooo pleasantly suprised and tickled!

#4- Big Congrats on the challenge- sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo deserved!

Karren said...

Congrats on your fab news! This card is a stunner - gorgeous colors, gorgeous coloring and gorgeous image - not to mention a wonderful sketch!

Shannon J said...

Eeeeek! Way to go on the new gig!!! You are SO going to rock these challenges!! And you are kicking it off with a, SO gorgeous!!!

cm said...

Yipppeeeeeee!! Super congrats on joining Lesley's team! You totally rock her sketches, so being an 'official' team member guarantees we'll see your cards in the spotlight! Excited for you x a kazillion! As for this card...swooning! Hugs~c

Lori said...

This is gorgeous! I never would have thought to mix yellow and lavender like you did! The gem accents on the flowers are just perfect.

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