Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Eastern Blooms

I received this stamp set free at convention and have rarely used it, so I "challenged" myself to use it in today's SCS Color Challenge of Chocolate Chip, Pirouette Pink and Kiwi Kiss.  I also used Beate's Weekend Sketch:

10-21-08 challenge

Unfortunately, I seem to be needing get-well cards, so I  used a sentiment from Papertrey's Mixed Messages.   The DP is some I had in my stash, don't remember what company it is!  The image stamped on the background paper was inked in Pretty in Pink first; then I colored right over top of the stems with a Chocolate Chip marker.

  • Stamps:  Eastern Blossoms, Mixed Messages, PTI
  • Paper:  Chocolate Chip, WW, Kiwi Kiss, Misc DP
  • Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Pirouette Pink, Pretty in Pink, Kiwi Kiss
  • Acc:  Marker, Circle Punches, Taffeta Ribbon, Blush Pearls from Kaiser

10-21-08 inside

Edited to add:  Here is a photo of the inside of the card, which I changed after posting!

 

 

 

 

On a more personal note, I would covet your prayers for my daughter.  I got a phone call in the wee hours of the morning (never a good thing) that the house she & her boyfriend were renting was on fire.  Apparently the coal stove caused a chimney fire.  Thankfully, no one was hurt, but she will need to find a new place to live!  The Lord was watching over them and my prayer is that she recognizes that!  Thanks for visiting today & be sure to stop back tomorrow for the Color Throwdown Challenge!

 

14 comments:

  1. Very pretty card! I like how you angled the DP in two different directions. That's a neat idea.

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  2. That is a BEAUTIFUL card! I love the pearls.

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  3. The first thing that caught my eye was the angled designer paper - what a great idea - one that I'll be using a lot. The card was beautiful!!! I'll be praying for your daughter - When my girls were babies, an old grandmother at church told me that when your babies are little, they walk on your toes - but when they are grown, the walk on your heart. I've remembered her saying that so of often over the years -- and she was right.

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  4. Beautiful card! It's perfect for both challenges. Thanks so much for playing!
    I am glad your daughter didn't get hurt by the fire!
    Hugs and smiles

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  5. Really, really pretty, LeAnne. Love how you placed the flower over the branch.

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  6. Love the softness of this card. So beautiful! Those colors are so me, too!

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  7. Forgot to mention that I'm glad your daughter and her friend are ok. That is such a scary thing for all of you to go through!

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  8. OMGosh, your card is beautiful as always! Love the opposite direction of the diagnonals!

    I hope your daughter is doing OK! I'm so sorry they've had to experience such tragedy, but thank God no one was hurt! Hugs and prayers!

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  9. LeAnne, I'm so sorry about your daughter's loss of her home. I will keep her and her boyfriend in my prayers!

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  10. I am So glad to hear that your DD and her BF are safe!! What a scary thing to go through!!!! I hope that they can get things settled again soon. Prayers for them!!

    Your card is just lovely!!!!

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  11. This is gorgeous! I LOVE IT!! I have this set and have never used it ....another one of those HAD TO HAVE IT sets. I'll have to break it out and case this beauty!!

    I need several get well cards, too. What's going on?!? It's too early for all this sickness to be going around. Bleck!!

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  12. LeAnne, my prayers are with you! Yikes - how scary is that!! I'm so glad all is safe. Thanks for sharing another beautiful card!

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  13. Love the card!! VERY glad your daughter was okay - early morning phone calls are definitely the worst!

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  14. What a striking card, both inside and out!!! I love it!!! And yes, oh my, prayers going up for your daughter -- Praise the Lord they were not injured!!! TFS!!!!

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