Tuesday, September 1, 2015

House of Cards September Challenge, "All About Sewing" Card

Another month another new monthly challenge at House of Cards, this time the theme is Stich it up.

Using my old collection stamps from Hero Arts named Simply Handmade, Stamped with brown ink....

Simply Handmade

the paper is my old DP the buttons also the very old collection of mine (grinz).

I drew by my self (wih brown pen) the stitches on my card.

Now is your turn, join us with House Of Cards Challenge :) klick HERE to join :)

Challenges for my card are: 

Hiding in My Craft Room #214: Freestyle


Amusing Challenge: Anything Goes 

Crafty Girls Creations Challenge #3: Anything Goes

Simply Papercraft Challenges #12: Anything Goes

Craft Your Passion Challenge #277: Anything Goes

Crafting From The Heart #75: Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door (until 7 Sept): Always Anything Goes (1/2)

World Wide Open Design Team Monthly Challenge #03: Anything Goes

Glitter and Sparkle Challenge #152: Add Buttons

Stamping Sensations: Sew Special (I did faux stitching on my card)

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge #325: Layers

Thanks for looking and have a great tuesday :)




  1. How nice to see this gorgeous Hero Arts set again - I didn't even think about using it for this challenge! Great card, Monika, Jo x

  2. Oooohhh!!! Du kannst nähen!!!???!!!
    Schneiderst du mir ein Kleid? *hihi*
    Tolle Karte, wunderbare Farben, klasse Hintergrund.
    Bist du schon wieder zu Hause???
    Ich hoffe, euer Urlaub war wunderbar.

  3. This is great. Thank you for entering the World Wide Open Design Team Challenge #03 and best of luck with your entry.
    Don't forget we will be holding the "Champion of Champions" DT Challenge in March next year for all of the winners from all categories from these monthly challenges throughout the year. Hope you keep entering.
    Annette DT Leader

  4. This is a fun and unique card. Love the sewing theme. Thanks for sharing with us at the WWODT Challenge.
    Heather DT

  5. Wow!! This is quite amazing Monika!! I love the neutral color you've used for this as it gives it that Vintage look. I also love the added buttons for your accents!! Really wonderful design my friend!! Thinking of you!! HUGS

  6. Love the gorgeous buttons and your faux stitching
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

  7. What a great stamp set for this challenge. Great card too.

    (✿*‿*) Ma
    Teamie HOC

  8. LOVE this fabulous card, Monika! The background paper is SO pretty, and I adore all the faux stitching and buttons! Thank you so much for all you do at House of Cards--you are a treasure! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  9. Hi Monika! Another great make! Wonderful button accents and faux stitches! This makes it an awesome vintage look! I love it!

  10. I think this is different from your usual style, much more vintage like. And you certainly seem to master this style too! The buttons look great on this card, very fitting embellies to go with the sewing theme of the images,

  11. This is a super cute card and definitely showcases this month's "stitch" theme at House of Cards.

    fellow HOC DT member

  12. A great sewing card. Thank you for sharing it with us over at World Wide Open DT Challenge. Good luck Hugs Andrea

  13. Great take on the HOC challenge Monika, like the layout and colors and esp. the stitching you added!

  14. Fantastic sewing card Monika..Loz

  15. Hi Monika! Love your "old" card! (LOL) Nice that you used some of your "old" stuff to make such a cute card! Reminds me of when I used to sew clothes (no time for that now). Have a great day!
    Donna N
    HOC DT

  16. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Best Regards, Mary

    Thyme To Create {My Blog}

  17. What a clever idea, Monika. LOVE the stamp ... so perfect for the challenge.
    hugs, Asha

  18. love the buttons and the color combo - great job - thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations

  19. Love this card Monica, great colors and I love the buttons!!

    Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.



    Cards and Creativity {My Blog}

    Through The Craft Room Door


  20. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT

  21. Fabulous card Monika! I love the stamps you've used and your great faux stitching!
    Tammy x

  22. Fabulous card and love the sewing pattern images and buttons
    carol x

  23. This is gret thank you for joining us at the WWODTC
    Michelle DT

  24. Now this is adorable! I love the stamp set you chose, it goes perfectly with this months challenge. Love the color combo as well. Great job!
    HOC Teamie

  25. Wonderful stitches, that takes a steady hand! I love how you stamped in brown, it really looks like patterns. Sorry I've missed so much, it's been too busy this summer, but hopefully life will settle down soon:)

  26. Beautiful card I like the design, Thanks for playing along with us at the World wide DT Challenge, Good Luck
    Kevin xx

  27. Hi Monika, What a wonderful card and the sewing pattern is brilliant :) Thanks for joining in the Glitter n Sparkle challenge this week. Good Luck - Tracey C - DT Member x

  28. This is a great card design! Thanks for sharing with Simply Papercraft!

  29. Wow lovely this card.
    Thanks for playing with us at Craft your Passion.
    Good luck in the draw.
    xxx Michelle (DT)

  30. This is a perfect stamp set for all those sewing-loving crafters! The card showcases them wonderfully! So glad you were inspired by our layers challenge at Cupcake Inspirations! Hope you will join us again!
    Debbie, DT Sweetie

  31. Great layout and fun stamp set. I have not seen this one. I like the monochromatic look. Lovely card.

  32. Great card! I love these stamps! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog Looking forward to see you again soon.
    WWO DT
    Toadally Love To Craft {My Blog}

  33. Beautiful card. Love that stamp (I have it too and will need to use it) and the way you put it all together. Great faux stitching, too. Hugs, Barbara HOC teamie

  34. Great card - thanks for joining us at the Crafty Girls Challenge.

    Helen x

  35. Love this! I adore pattern stamps and you put this card together perfectly! jane hoc teamie

  36. Lovely card! Thank you for entering the WWODT challenge. Good luck with your entry.
    Vicki, DT Member

  37. What cool stamps you have in your old collection! I have not seen these before - I love the vintage style of these stamps. Lovely card and I like the added buttons - perfect for your stitching theme!

  38. Monika, I love these stamps and how you've used them on your card! I bet you could make doll-size clothes with it--:)

    HOC DT Teamie

  39. Hello, my friend. In case you haven't noticed, you won over at Hiding in My Craftroom! Congratulations and Happy Crafting!

  40. Monika this is a beautiful project with wonderful attention to detail and perfect for our THIRD challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {World Wide Open Design Team Challenge DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  41. Tolle Karte und klasse Idee, diese Stempelmotive zu verwenden!!
    Liebe Grüße Rosi

  42. Great card, Monika!
    Em, HOC teamie

  43. Isn't it fun to bring out the old stamps and create such great cards with them? This is fabulous and I really like your hand "stitching" around the border, Monika ;-)

  44. Congratulations on your well deserved win!! You couldn't ask for a better stamp set for HOC challenge. Did you get the set especially for the challenge or did you just have this gem laying around? Your monochromatic color scheme is brilliant and so well done.. The layout is cool too.. It reminds me of my craft table. Things are in chaotic order. Just a wonderful card teamie!!

  45. Monika, I just LOVE your card! The color palette is unique and fresh and the design fits perfect with the challenge! Wow!
    Take Care!
    Michele, HOC teamie

  46. Perfect stamp images for the stitching challenge ! Heather - HOC teamie

  47. You made a beautiful card. I really love it!
    Thanks for joining the World Wide Open Design Team Challenge.
    Good luck.

    Greetz Linette

  48. Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  49. A gorgeous card, Monika, just perfect for our sewing theme at Stamping Sensations! Thanks for sharing it with us this month.



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