Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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I needed a Mother’s Day card for a special someone whose favorite color is purple!  Concord Crush is probably my least favorite In Color, but I did have some Patterns DP, so I combined it with Elegant Eggplant and Perfect Plum for my simple card:

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The sketch is from Stamping 411:

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I did some heat embossing with white craft ink and white embossing powder using Pocket Silhouettes; the butterfly is from Dreams duJoir; sentiment is from All Holidays.  I added some pearls (forgot the three under the sentiment panel) and a little faux “eyelet” to the left of the embossed image.

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Thanks for visiting today!

  • Stamps:  Dreams duJoir, Pocket Silhouettes, All Holidays
  • Paper:  WW, Perfect Plum, Concord Crush, Concord Crush Patterns DP
  • Ink:  Elegant Eggplant, Perfect Plum, White Craft
  • Acc:  Pearls, Eyelet Border Punch, Taffeta Ribbon, White EP, Heat Tool

12 comments:

  1. Oh, this is beautiful! Love that white embossing. I tend to have a hard time with purple, but you totally rocked it. :) Love this!

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  2. Beautiful Mother's Day card -- love the colors you chose! Great job with this week's sketch! Thanks so much for playing along at Stamping 411! blessings, Gretchen

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  3. Beautiful card. I love all the little extras on the card. I miss the picture of your cutie when you don't post one. She makes my day every day with her precious smiles.

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  4. LeAnne,

    What a beautiful card! It is simple in color but so elegant and well thought out. I just love it. Puts my humble cards to shame.You are so talented!

    Love and blessings from MN,
    Martha

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  5. this is gorgeous!!!! the colors are great together... and all your details - awesome! As always! you Rock!!!

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  6. I love the partial punched edge, and the rows of pearls are such a pretty touch! Beautiful!

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  7. Stunning card! Love the white embossing! Thanks for playing!

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  8. Totally love what you've done here. Just beautiful!

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  9. So pretty! I love how you carried over the same image (first with embossing and finally with ink). The line of pearls are the perfect finishing touch!

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  10. This is really lovely! The concord crush just makes this so rich looking. Congrats on making the 411 Showcase...it is well-deserved!

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  11. It's very pretty, LeAnne! I like the little bit of scallops sticking out on the side.

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  12. LeAnne, this card is stunning. Congratulations on your well deserved pick at 411 this week. GORGEOUS!
    hugs
    jaydee

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