Friday, April 1, 2011

Special Thank Yous

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I received a couple of very special gifts and thought some thank you cards were in order!  The cards use a couple of new sets from MTME and I am in love with them!  I also used some new Cosmo Cricket and My Minds Eye papers---happy, happy!  Anyway, here is the first, which has a vintage feel:

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The seam binding is “captured” by a glimmer brad—very pretty IRL!  And here is the second, which has a totally different feel, even though I used similar elements:

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Both are pretty clean & simple, both use crinkly seam binding and both use an outline, floral image and sentiment!  I just love how the button from my old button tin mimics the swirly pattern in the CC paper!  For any details on these cards, just email me!

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This is what we woke up to at 6:30 am:

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BIG snowflakes---it stopped for a while, but it’s snowing again!  I could only wish it was an April Fool’s joke!  Thanks for visiting today---I hope it’s warmer in your neck of the woods!

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11 comments:

  1. OMGosh, that baby is SO adorable! I don't know how you get anything done all day except to stare at her and play! I wouldn't be able to take my eyes off her little chubby cheeks!

    CUTE cards! You used Kristin's new stamps perfectly!

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  2. THANK goodness, baby blue eyes is READY for that snow! {Love THAT get-up!} Sorry about the April Fools gag that's not a gag! GOOD thing you cranked out SUCH an exquisite card to make US all feel a little warmer: you ARE a champ!

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  3. Love the soft calming colors on that first one, and especially with that pretty brown ribbon. The second one is so bright and fun!

    I could NOT believe all the snow we had this a.m.! Spring....yeah right!

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  4. these cards are wonderful LeAnne ~ Cassidy looks like she's amazed at the size of those snowflakes "WHAT, I thought it was spring"? ~ out of the mouths of babes! Have a great weekend my friend :-)

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  5. oh I love the bright one because it was a surprise!!!!

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  6. Love both of those cards with Kristin's sets, LeAnne! But the first one is my FAVE! Gorgeous!

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  7. Your pictures of your granddaughter are amazing! I love this one.
    We had snow today too. No April Fools gag.
    Love your cards. I got my seam binding. Now I need to color it. I love the second card wit the bright colors.

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  8. Great cards, and I love the sentiment panels on both of them!
    Not-so-great that we got snow, but it was mother nature's April fool's joke on us. Now perhaps we can get on with spring!!
    I love all those giant scallops on Cassidy's hood! She is so photogenic and her looks are simply captivating! She's just a little doll!!

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  9. You've created some really eye-catching cards! We hope you'll follow us to our new weekly challenge blog - http://alacardmonkey.blogspot.com. We love what you do!

    Terry and Shirley

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  10. Oh who cares about those cards. Your granddaughter is so adorable I just cannnot believe her! LeAnne you take such wonderful pictures of her, love this one the best! She makes me smile everytime I visit your blog which is everyday.
    TFS

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