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Saturday, January 24, 2009

Too Busy!

This has been a busy week, so I don't have a lot to share with you, just a couple simple things for some friends going through some difficult times.  I think that is why I started making cards, because I always liked to send an encouraging note to someone when they were down!

DSCF2974 This is for a friend whose best friend just passed away.  It features a shell from a retired SU set, Beautiful Beach, and Everyday Blessings from PTI.  She is a very non-fussy, non-frilly girl, so this is my subdued card for her.

 

 

 

DSCF2977 This is for another friend who needs some surgery!  The image was a RAK from my friend Jen which I colored and then mounted on some BG Lily Kate paper that had been stamped with a flower image from Petal Prints, again retired SU.

 

Finally, I like to make cards for my future hostesses using hostess sets, so here is one I made using "A Little Somethin'":

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Still playing with Raspberry Tart, and I always go back to this layout when I want to highlight several different patterns!  It is a quick, easy card to make, too, when you use punches for your squares.  I had to use a Nestability for the circles, but I did use the tool kit punch for my row of "dots" along the left edge!

Thanks for visiting!  Hopefully I can play some challenges this weekend--right now I am gonna take a nap!!!

17 comments:

Nancy Riley said...

LeAnne, all of these cards are fabulous! The last one especially caught my eye ... LOVE the design!

Shawn said...

LeAnne....these are gorgeous, as usual!! You never cease to amaze me with your talent and consistency!!

lakind said...

Love the shell card. I'm sure your friend will really appreciate a card made especially for her to her liking! The others are fabulous, too! Get some rest...there are a lot of challenges out there this weekend!

Anonymous said...

Love the layout on your Thanks a Bunch card - 'fraid I might have to case!

lakind said...

LeAnne, stop by my blog...I have something for you!

Dawn said...

Your blog is pretty. The cards are fantastic!

Juanita said...

These are fab. This make up for not hearing a lot from you this week!
Love the last one, such a simple card to make, but looks so darn impressive.

LaurieF said...

Beautiful card LeAnne! So pretty!

Cindy Malone said...

LeAnne, these are all beautiful! I love what you did with the Raspberry Tart paper, may have to case :-) TFS!

Jen said...

Hi LeAnne, your cards are just lovely. I especially like the sea shell one with the verse. All very encouraging cards to receive.
Jen

Janine said...

Hi Leanne!! Great cards!!!

My lifes inky escape and more said...

Gorgeous cards LeAnne!

Stamp and Smile said...

Just adorable!! I love them all… and you are so kind making cards especially for the occasion... even if it's not so happy! You put a {{SMILE}} on everyone’s face... :)

PS - I hope this week isn't overly busy for you!

jami {sgtStamper} said...

They are all so wonderful LeAnne, but I love the soft muted colors on that Lavendar!!
hugs, Jami

Christina Hill said...

I love them all but the lavender one is my fave.

Tammy Hershberger said...

Awesome cards! Congrats on the third one getting mentioned on Nancy's blog, too! You rock, my friend!

Pam Speidel said...

Beautiful cards LeAnne! I especially like the Raspberry Tart thank you card that Nancy selected as one of her IPicks this week. Congratulations! :)