Tuesday, December 28, 2010

CQC65 Thank You

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I am still making green and brown thank you cards, as Arielle’s ColourQ challenge was similar to yesterday’s SCS colors…take a gander at THIS incredible inspiration piece:

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This is so bold and striking!  I really wanted to make a black card, but it seemed a bit too dark, so I went with some lovely BG Capella and Porcelain papers and SU’s Artistic Etchings:

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There’s a lot going on here---crochet flower, antique brads & trinkets, crinkly ribbon, hanging tags that say “thank you” and some little teeny bling!   I hope you will find time to play along with this striking color combo---I think a New Year’s card would be awesome in these colors!  Did you forget to send someone a Christmas card?  Send them a NY card!!!  Check out what the other designers have come up with here at the ColourQ blog!

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  • Stamps:  Artistic Etchings, Because I Care, French Foliage, PTI’s Mixed Messages
  • Paper:  Naturals Ivory, Old Olive, Naturals White, BG Cappella & Porcelain
  • Ink:  Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Old Olive, Basic Gray
  • Acc:  Nesties, Circle, Word Window, 1/16”  & Modern Label Punches, Daubers, Antique Brads, Vintage Trinkets, Seam Binding, Crochet Flower, Tiny Rhinestones, Silver Thread

And a couple more Christmas pictures:

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Thanks for visiting today!

12 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous card! Your little granddaughter is so sweet--I've been enjoying her pictures, too. We'll finally be on our way to Prague later today (see my latest post.)

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  2. Love the colors used. Cute, cute photos!

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  3. This is GORGEOUS LeAnne! So elegant! Beautiful photographs of that sweet grandbaby! She looks like such a happy baby! :D

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  4. This is beautiful! I love the crochet flowers and the vintage look of the binding is wonderful ... with multiple tags on a safety pin! Great idea! (What a sweet baby ... sigh.)

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  5. Oh my God! your blog is beautiful, so elegants cards!! love them!.. a big hugh from Mexico.

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  6. So many fun elements on your card, where do I start! Love the crinkly ribbon and all the stamped sentiments. You did a great job with that challenge in keeping it bright and not dreary. And of course, that baby is just adorable! =)

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  7. I just love the colors you used! Such a beautiful card........and that reminds me that I'm completely out of kraft card stock!

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  8. Such a pretty card LeAnne--I love the collage you've created and the inspiration photo is fabulous! I hope to have time to play along.

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  9. Amazing collage! Just amazing! The seam binding, tags and vintage button, a real beauty!

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  10. How didi you get your ribbon like that. Love it! Your card is amazing.

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  11. I want to let you know how absolutely stunning and gorgeous your card is! WOW! I love everything about it! Thank you for sharing, and yes, the inspiration is wonderful, too

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  12. You have really outdone yourself on this card. It looks fabulous.

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