Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Tuesday Birthday Cards

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Just a couple of birthday cards for today, both from SCS challenges.  And both were color challenges!  Today's is CC238, which uses Pretty in Pink, Sage Shadow and Going Gray--I used both Going Gray and Basic Gray:

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I just realized I left off a Sage Shadow panel I wanted to add behind the ribboned panel--oh well!  This also almost uses Fall to Layout #61 from the Clean & Simple blog.....not really C&S, and not exactly true to the sketch, but the layout is wonderful!

I used markers to color my image from Of the Earth; sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Wishes.  I knotted a piece of Pretty in Pink taffeta ribbon and ran it through a Filigree brad to make my little embellishment.

Yesterday's SCS Clean & Simple challenge #34 was to use pink, green, blue & white, with brown if you wanted.  I made a really quick card using Nursery Necessities:

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My little bird is stamped in Old Olive, Regal Rose and Brocade Blue; the sentiment, from Simon Says Stamp, is stamped in Close to Cocoa.  DP is from a retired Hostess Pack.  Thanks for visiting today and be sure to stop back tomorrow for the Color Throwdown and Diva Coffee Break Challenges!

8 comments:

  1. Sweet cards, LeAnne! I LOVE the layers of ribbons on the first one with that pretty hardware! And the little birdies on the second are adorable!

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  2. Aw, cute cards! I love the sweet trio of birds!

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  3. Both are great cards LeAnne! I love the ribbons on the first one! I think it is still a CAS card -IMHO.

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  4. I absolutely love the ribbon treatment on your first card! The colors are so soft and the layout is great, too! The birds are adorable!

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  5. Gorgeous! Love the colours, the little tab sentiment and the ribbon decor!

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  6. Hi LeAnne, every time I come to your blog I'm amazed by your cards... I've been MIA for some time, and LOVING your cards! This card is very fresh looking and pretty... TFS! :)

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  7. Ack! these are so beautiful. I may CASE that first one. My Mom's birthday is right around the corner and I always want to get her a card that is more special. This one has such a great look.

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