Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Diva Coffee Break Design Sketch #147

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I have to tell you, I am REALLY enjoying the sketches that Julie makes up for us Divas to use!  I look forward to them!  It is so helpful to have a sketch to get you started when your mojo is hiding somewhere!

 

So here is the Diva Coffee Break Designs  sketch for this week:

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I needed a thank you card for a good friend who is also a customer (a very good customer), and I wanted to step it up a little, so this was a perfect sketch to use for my fall "grateful for you" card:

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I stamped the Autumn Harvest images in Stazon on watercolor paper, colored them with Earth Elements reinkers and my aquapainter, then cut them out and popped them up on a textured Always Artichoke panel that was stamped with the leaf image, the little dot from Itty Bitty Backgrounds and then sponged.  What a mouthful!  The panel was then mounted on a piece of distressed-edge Chocolate Chip cardstock and embellished with some twill & a corduroy button.  The sentiments, from Falling Leaves, were stamped on Thoroughly Modern DP and Sahara Sand; vintage brads finish it off.  It's a side-fold card, so that makes it a bit unique, too!  Thanks for visiting today and be sure to check out what the other Divas have designed!  You can play too!  There is a Mr Linky at the DCBD blog and we would love to have you share your creation with us!

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12 comments:

  1. Oh, honey, baby, sweetie! This is so luscious and lovely: I'm going to have to go light a pumpkin spice candle! So glowy and magical! It reminds me... of a VERY lovely friendship card that came into the mail today...{I'm SO happy: I love it, LeAnne!} You are such a MAJOR talent and I'm always inspired by your creations!

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  2. Oh my this is truly gorgeous! I have to get over my fear of reinkers! Love this coloring job. ~chris

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  3. This is gorgeous, LeAnne!!! Love everything about it!!! Great sketch, too--I'm printing it off and hope to play.

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  4. LOVE it!! Thanks for sharing, LeAnne!

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  5. LeAnne, this is just beautiful!!! Love the pumpkins, wonderful colouring. Thanks for sharing your creations. :-)

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  6. I love your work with this sketch. You would never know you are playing hide and seek with your mojo.

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  7. Fabulous design, LeAnne! You are rockin' the sentiments lately! I love the way you combined this one and the placement of it! What a great sketch, too!

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  8. This is just scrumptious, LeAnne!! And your coloring is gorgeous, as usual!!

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  9. LeaAnne, what a beautiful autumn card. I love it!

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  10. I don't know why but I can only see the left half of your card here. Either way, I know it is beautiful because I saw the entire thing in all it's glory on our Diva blog! Great job with the sketch and especially your perfect shading of those pumpkins!

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  11. This is GORGEOUS, LeAnne! Love the ribbon and button and your colouring!!

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  12. Such a PRETTY card LeAnne!! Con'grats for being on Nancy's iPicks and for share your fantastic card. I LOVE the label punch treatment... SMILES! :)

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