Thursday, September 24, 2009

Mercy, Another CTD61

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I told Tammy that I loved her colors for the Color Throwdown #61 this week SO MUCH, that I wanted to do another card---and this time, I incorporated Mercy's Sketch 40 into my card.  Here is the sketch:

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and this time, I used one of the sponsor's stamps, a Carolyn King set called Whimsical Autumn; she designed this set last year and the proceeds went to the Alzheimer's Association.  I also pulled out some retired bits of DP that I always think I'll use, and I actually used them!  Here ya go:

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Since I was still in that watercoloring mood, I pulled out my Watercolor Crayons....they give a different effect, especially on Kraft paper, but I liked the rustic feel they gave to the design.  I added a couple leaves as accents, along with a corduroy brad,  and I was done!  This will make a nice thank you, thinking of you, or even a birthday card!  Thanks for looking today!

19 comments:

  1. Love how you've used Mercy's sketch, especially with the feeling of a pull tag. SO cute!

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  2. This is super cute, LeAnne!! Love that apple basket and your DP is perfect!

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  3. This is a very pretty card, LeAnne! I too like the look that watercolor crayons give on Kraft cardstock. Fabulous sketch as well!

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  4. I agree with Christine, Barbara and Wendy. I love how soft everything looks. Love, love, love it. Thanks so much for all of your postings.

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  5. leanne...this is gorgeous! love those colors for the throwdown, and your tag is spectacular! amazing job!

    thanks for playing along with my sketch for this week! :)

    {{{hugs}}}
    mercy

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  6. Oh this is so pretty LeAnne! I need to pull that set out and use it too! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  7. LEANNE!!! This is absolutely adorable! I LOVE it!!!!!!!

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  8. I love that color combo too, and I really like how you added the tab punch and corduroy button on this one! I need to pull that punch out and use it more often!! Beautiful card, very creative!

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  9. Hi LeAnne, did you create this great sketch? I love it. You did such a beautiful job of this card. The little details on it, is so awesome!
    Thank you so much for sharing such an amazing card.
    I would like to try this sketch, would that be okay?

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  10. Yummmm! LeAnne, this is scrumptious! {Something tells me that a picnic with you would be a whole lotta fun!} Glad to see you tantalizing us some more with these fabulous colors! Yipee! Great fun, zesty, fabulously colored, and professionally executed inspiration, m'dear! YEE HAW!

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  11. Wonderful card. I love the basket and apples.

    Linda D.

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  12. Thanks for leaving me a comment LeAnne! I love your tag and apple image - so cute! And I must try out Watercolor Crayons - so vibrant!

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  13. Hi LeAnne I just love this card. Such pretty colors.
    Have a great weekend!!

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