Friday, June 4, 2010

Farm Fresh Friday - Bejeweled and Bedazzled and Book Review: Handle With Care

This week's challenge is Bejeweled and Bedazzled. Create a card or project based on your favorite piece of jewelry, maybe a fun Etsy shoppe piece, your birthstone, whatever! You should include a PIC of the inspired piece and also add at least a tad of bling. Don't forget to check out the TGF blog to see the rest of the DT's lovely creations.

I don't own this necklace, but thought it was cute. Honestly, I would never wear it, lol. In real life, I love classic, elegant, and simple jewelry. My birthstone is diamond...and that's kindof boring for cards, lol, since I tend to use a lot of color.


As soon as I saw this necklace, I knew it would match my Kioshi paper just perfectly. I didn't mean to use Marlene twice in a row, but I didn't noticed until I was editing my photos. I also used AmyR's Sketch Challenge #81 for this.

Paper: Basic Grey
Stamps: The Greeting Farm, sentiment is Amuse
Prima Flower, PTI Buttons, Twine, Rhinestones, Nestabilities, and Copics


I finished this book last weekend...and I can't figure out the ending. I mean, I know what happened...I just don't understand I suppose. Have any of you read this? It's about a family who has a little girl with OI (very brittle bones). The family sues for 'wrongful birth' and the catch is that the doctor is the mom's best friend.


If you're very pro-life, you might find this book a bit disturbing...but overall it was very informative. I didn't even know you could sue for wrongful birth, lol. I don't think it's funny, but was really surprised. It's kindof sad that people even can, right?

Anyhoo- I hope you all have a great Friday! It's almost the weekend!

42 comments:

  1. Oh! She's cute! As always, your coloring is perfect! :)

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  2. SUUUUPER cute Sparkle, love her! Nothing wrong wtih using her twice in a row, I used Pinto Pony like 3 times, lol!

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  3. Adorable card! I love the necklace you chose as the inspiration! Colors are so beautiful together! :)

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  4. such a fun inspiration piece of jewelry...your card is adorable...

    keep those book reviews comin' :) I started walking in the A.M. and need to download some books to make it 'not so painful' to walk in the dark...LOL.

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  5. Your card is super cute. Love the sketch you chose.

    The book sounds interesting. I guess people sue for all sorts of things.

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  6. Sweet, what a great necklace, love it.

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  7. Super sweet card, Sparkle. I think it's great to reuse your images. Gives people ideas on ways to use them more than once. *Ü*

    Thanks for the book review. I don't think I've read one of Jodi Piccoult's books. The subject matter sounds very sad. I didn't know you could sue for wrongful birth. I guess in our litigious society, one can sue for just about anything. Sigh.

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  8. great book suggestion!!! i will read it and get back to you. she wrote my sisters keeper right? i think... i read it and watched the movie... tear jerker!

    great colors on the card and im with you... i love simple jewelry and I love diamonds... i even went to school for it. But i will never be opposed to massive 5 cts on each of my ear. hahah :)

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  9. Cute card as always! Haven't read the book but I hope that you can gets some answers. Have a great weekend!

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  10. Just adorable! I am a Saphire girl, crazy when green is my fave colour!
    I will have to check out that book, I didn't know you could sue for wrongful birth! Sounds like a very sad story.

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  11. love the necklace and your card is great! yes, the book sounds sad. Sometimes I don't understand WHY people sue one another. I mean, I understand for some things, and to get help to pay for damages caused by someone else... but it seems like the majority of society is "sue-happy" and just want an easy way to make money, and don't care how they get it or who they hurt in the process.

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  12. OMGosh Sparkle your card is just too cute for words! I love the layout and the strips of Kioshi paper...so pretty! Such a sweet image and great details!
    Hugs,t

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  13. ooh that does sound interesting. never heard of wrongful birth?
    Gorgeous card. I love your placement of the gems.
    to cute.
    x

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  14. Adorable card! I love the necklace too and would so wear it, lol. I've never heard of suing a doctor for a genetic defect, sounds crazy that it could even happen!

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  15. Great job on the challenge! Now you got me curious about that book!

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  16. Such a cute card! I didn't know you could sue for wrongful birth either.

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  17. Gorgeous as usual! FAB layout and design!

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  18. I love the necklace and the card!LOL! Great job on the inspiration!

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  19. Cute card! :)

    I have that book in my to-read list. Can't wait to get started!

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  20. What a cutie of a card! LOVE your layout... :)

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  21. what a sweet card with the colors of your necklace! love the DP and the layout is too cute! have a wonderful weekend!

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  22. She is so cute!! I love the layout you used and the pretty papers too!
    Hugs
    Jodi =)

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  23. OH my! What a sweet card! I love what you did with this layout! and the piercing looks awesome! Great job :)
    Have a fab weekend!
    hugs, margie

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  24. What a cute card! I really love your coloring style!

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  25. Love this card Sparkle and that necklace is a beauty!

    :) Marcia

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  26. I LOVE this card!!! Great layout and details! So super cute, Sparkle!!!

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  27. SO adorable and what a great take on that piece of jewelry! I LOVE IT! Both of them, actually ;)

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  28. Your adorable card goes fabulously with the inspiration piece! LOVE that layout and your coloring.

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  29. Cute! Way to use up scraps!

    I like Jodi's books. Haven't read that one yet. Add it to my list!

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  30. Oh really beautiful Sparkle, i love the gorgeous colours you have used and the funky layout. Fabulous colour work
    love tasha xx

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  31. Adorable card, love the layout and papers!

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  32. I just think it's sad that we are a society that sues for everything... no one accepts responsibility for themselves and wants to find someone else to blame/pay. So sad. I shouldn't say "no one," but it sure seems to be the rule rather than the exception.

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  33. Hey Sparkle I love what you did with last weeks FFF card!!! that inspiration piece was perfectly captured in your creation!!!!

    Sorry I am so late getting around from last week. This Baby Growing in my Belly has gotten big enough it is hard to sit and leave comments cause I can’t breath very well when I have to sit in that position LOL!!!

    Heather

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  34. This is awesome and I totally see the necklace interpreted in your card! I think it's so funny too that you said you'd never wear this necklace. I'm just getting a big chuckle out of that :) You're so cute!

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  35. Hi just finished reading this book, thanks to your review. I enjoyed it, but I'm with you on the ending - totally unnecessary or just a shock twist?

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