Like A Rhinestone Cowboy Card

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When is the last time that you heard a song and had it stick in your head?

I recently heard Glenn Campbell’s catchy tune, Like A Rhinestone Cowboy, and it’s been going round and round in the turntable of my mind all week!

So – what better way to “tune” it out than to whip up a cowboy-inspired card?

And, what better challenge to use for inspiration than Heart 2 Heart’s Inspired By A Song Challenge?

Since this CTMH-inspired challenge blog requires you to use at least some Close To My Heart products in your creations, I dug through my mountain of CTMH supplies and found the perfect papers to incorporate into the design – Sarsaparilla – along with flowers, buttons, mini-brads, and bling to add pop and texture for a few fun challenges like the WeDoDooBaDoo Add Textures Challenge!

I love distressing, and incorporated it into the card, as it adds to the rustic, vintage shabby look!

I also incorporated several color challenges – used up lots of stash items – and used a previously unopened stamp set (CTMH D1221 – Delightful Alphabet Stamp) for the Craft For The Craif Challenge!

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The bigger they grow, the more mischief they get into… that’s my lament at this week’s Wordless Wednesday party, as I share the latest adventures of Magellan the Daredevil! Be sure to stop by and learn why Magellan has me trembling in my boots…

I truly appreciate all of your support and all of your kind comments on my blog. Things are moving somewhat slowly at the moment as we make final preparations to say good-bye to my sister-in-law. It’s also bringing up all sorts of raw emotions regarding the loss of my own mother not too long ago.

Have a wonderful week dear friends! Be sure to peek at the giveaways on my sidebar before you leave – and be sure to visit WOYWW to see What’s On Everybody’s Work Desk This Wednesday!

Like A Rhinestone Cowboy by Glenn Campbell

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57 Responses to “Like A Rhinestone Cowboy Card”

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  1. Helen says:

    Sorry you are going through such a tough time, but that’s a lovely card you’ve created – and now I have the tune stuck too…. take care. Helen 4

  2. Chris says:

    Hi, I’d never thought of doing a card inspired by a song, but you seem to have done it rather well. Just hope you are not still singing it now.
    Chris #18

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      My husband overheard me playing the song (I generally go through several videos before picking one to post) and came in to see what I was up to, which led us to a prolonged discussion on Glen Campbell this evening!

      Just a fun tidbit – and I think that after playing it several times, it is slowly working its way out of my head!

  3. Cathy(Kraftykoolkat) says:

    Super creation sweetie. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Through the Craft Room Door.
    Hugs
    Cathy DT Member
    xxxxx

  4. Diane says:

    Hate it when a song gets stuck in my head! Never thought to create something for it. The card fits perfectly! Diane #32

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      That’s the beauty of frequenting those art challenges, Diane – I wouldn’t have thought of it either, had I not seen that challenge last week (when I did the Inspired By A Book Challenge!)

      Normally when I do a song I do something mundane like Happy Birthday – but this time, I really went out of the box! 🙂

  5. Sandra says:

    Beautiful masculine card! Love the background! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  6. Janice says:

    Super cowboy themed card, love the paper you’ve used – thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT. I’m now off to check out your cat…I do love a good cat tale! Jx

  7. Chana says:

    Wow, this is a really nice male card (we know they can be difficult). Very well crafted. Thanks so much for accepting the challenge here at SOS this week, and, because you also entered your project into the challenge at 613 Avenue Create, you are eligible to win some free images from Aurora Wings! Details can be found here: facebook.com/avenue613.
    Hugz,
    Chana, DT, SOS

  8. Robyn Oliver says:

    Happy WOYWW Joy…you’ll have us all singing Rhinestone Cowboy in our heads..cool card. Cheers RobynO#24

  9. This is such a gorgeous card, and wonderful sentiment just perfect for our challenge at Come And Get It! I hope you will join us again! Hugs Julie DT xox

  10. Brenda says:

    Lovely card and really like the earthy colours.

    Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Stamping Sensations and Penny Black and More challenges.

    B x

  11. Tina H says:

    Great card! Love the colors and the theme! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks!
    Tina – DT
    4 Crafty Chicks

  12. Karren Haller
    Twitter: Myllls
    says:

    Ramona, I love how you assembled your card, the background is perfect. Thanks for Rhinestone Cowboy, her was great! Have a great day!

  13. Sue Pxxx says:

    Oh heck – you’ve set me off now! Unfortunately I don’t know many words so I just keep repeating the same ones over and over again – boooooring! I’m now wondering whether I have to make a cowboy card to get it out of my head – lol!!!! As to your card, this is a brilliant creation for a male from teens upwards. Brilliant creation!

    Thank you so much for entering the Crafty Calendar Challenge this month, lots of luck to you.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx DT

    PS I read about Magellan with my heart in my mouth – I am sure they do things like this to worry us – just a smidge!!! Afterwards they put their paws up to their mouths and have a little ‘tee hee’!

  14. Julia Dunnit says:

    I did not play the video – I cannot. it will be in my head for WEEKS!! It’s enough that you mention it and I can hear it! I love the card, the papers are fab.

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      You know the worst part of it?
      Now that I’ve worked my way through Rhinestone Cowboy, I’ve had the urge to hunt for Southern Nights on You Tube all weekend!

  15. Lynne Kirsch says:

    What a cute card!!! I know that feeling that when you hear a song it becomes one with you and you can’t get it out of your head. Today, for me, that song will be “Rhinestone Cowboy”. Thank you for participating in Suzy Bee’s Bloomin’ Challenge this week and good luck!!!
    Lynne
    Design Team Member for Suzy Bee’s Bloomin’ Challenge Blog

  16. Michelle says:

    I had completely forgotten about that song.
    I’m dancing (on the inside) as I listen to it.

  17. Avril says:

    This is a fabulous card,
    Thanks for sharing with us at TioT
    Avril xx

  18. carol gill says:

    great CAS card and love the B.paper-sorry to hear of your loss-thanks for joining us at Crafting at the Weekend
    Carol DT x

  19. Gail Gross says:

    I think the Sasparilla papers are perfect for this song. Now you have me thinking of the Rhinestone Cowboy song! Thanks for joining the fun at H2H

  20. Katrina says:

    Love this card and I remember the song! I love cowboy, horse, bling, etc, so this card really works for me!

  21. linda says:

    i’m sorry to hear of your loss. you’ve created a fabulous and fun masculine card and i especially like the hey dude sentiment. thank you so much for playing along with us this month at penny black and more.
    linda

  22. Lauren says:

    Can you guess what song I am singing now? Lovely take on the inspiration prompt, and a great country feel to the card. Thanks for playing along with H2H challenges!

  23. DonnaLee says:

    Great card! Thanks for playing along with us at Shopping Our Stash for the “ABC” challenge!!

  24. Tam Hess says:

    What a great card! I didn’t even dare listen to that song…I don’t want it to get stuck in my head! haha Funny things bring up strange feeling for me too. Sorry your sis in law has to go.

    Thanks for sharing,
    xo Tam Hess #61

  25. Lynn says:

    Thanks for joining us @ CIO challenge blog…awesome job here…hope you stop by again and play <

  26. awesome card! Used to listen to Glen Campbell all the time. I really enjoyed music of that genre then some of the stuff called music now days. Have a great week. Vickie #75

  27. Karen L says:

    This is SO CUTE! I was a BIG Glenn Campbell fan, and always loved Rhinestone Cowboy. I also LOVED John Denver’s Rocky Mountain High and Sunshine on My Shoulders. The great music is all behind us…they just don’t write them like they used to. Thanks for sharing. Your art is a blessing to me!
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

  28. LaVoice says:

    You are very creative. You chose a great song to use as a your theme. He is a real trooper, but not himself now. In a home. Time will help you deal with your losses.

  29. Katya says:

    Thanks for joining us over at Craft for the Craic.
    DT Katya x
    http://madewithlovebykatya.blogspot.ie

  30. Simply striking with so many details, that are eye catching. Thanks for joining in on the fun at Tuesday Throwdown. We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs
    Berni,DT
    tuesdaythrowdown.

  31. Anne says:

    Oh this is a wonderful share! I am always thinking I Need to get more crafty! I have that old Glen Campbell song racing thru my mind now! Thanks for the share. Have a great weekend. Hugs, Anne

  32. Lexie says:

    Great card for the lads. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.
    xx

  33. sandy how says:

    Great male themed card. Sorry I’m late popping in, thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create this week.
    Hugs,
    Sandy

  34. bj says:

    He could really sing…
    I love your card…
    Happy Pinks

  35. Anitra says:

    Great card! Love how you took inspiration from the song. Thank you for sharing this with us over at the Kraft Outlet.
    Anitra

  36. This card brings back memories. I love the color combo. Thank you for joining us at Clear It Out.

    Emily T.
    DT Member

  37. Anita Byrne says:

    Beautiful creation ..Thankyou for joining us at the crafty girls challenge blog..good luck ..Anita DT

  38. Katya says:

    Thanks for joining us over at Craft for the Craic.
    DT Katya x

  39. This made me laugh and I’m going to have that earworm playing in my head all day now :-)) Fabulous card, I love the “Hey Dude”. Thanks for joining in with us at Stamping Sensations this month. Maddy x

  40. Brandi R says:

    Very pretty card!

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