Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Card for a Friend

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Ah, summertime….the livin’ is easy….NOT!  The garden is growing, so is the grass; vacation and travel plans pull at me for their attention, and my stamping/blogging time suffers.  SO, if I haven’t commented or visited anyone, please know I am here……just busy!  I promised myself last year I would not let the garden go to pot again, so even though I would much rather be stamping, I may be picking beans!  Okay, that said, since I haven’t stamped much new, here is a card I made a couple weeks ago for a sweet friend, using Fabulous Florets:

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I stamped some of the images on a page from an old book, then stamped another image and colored it with reinkers, cut it out and popped it up on the book page. 

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The card itself was wheeled with the Very Vintage wheel and then embossed with the Elegant Lines EF.  Finally, I added a big bow and tag from Tiny Tags. I love this look!  Thanks for visiting today!

Wee Details:

  • Stamps:  Fabulous Florets, Tiny Tags, Friendly Words Wheel
  • Paper:  Peach Parfait, Pear Pizzazz, Confetti White, page from an old gardening book
  • Ink:  Stazon, Tangerine Tango, Pumpkin Pie, Pear Pizzazz, Soft Suede
  • Acc:  Ribbon, Tiny Tag punch, Dimensionals, floss, Elegant Lines EF

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“Dirt Cake” is aptly named----can you see the “dirt” under her mouth!!! LOL!

17 comments:

  1. LeAnne, this took my breath away! I had to post it to Pinterest immediately! Love the stamping on the book page and the gorgeous colors. Absolutely beautiful!

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  2. Good morning LeAnne! This is an awesome card! Love the colours and the embossed card base over top of the stamping...SO pretty! I know what you mean about a busy summer...I just wish I was able to sleep in! My body won't let me!! ARGH!
    Hugs,
    Lesley

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  3. What a beautiful card Leanne. The colors are awesome and the images are perfect. Great textures!

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  4. I love your card, LeAnne, and the pic of you and your baby girl. So sweet! Might try to semi-CASE that card, if it's okay by you. I really like it!

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  5. What a pretty card. Almost looks like a window card-love the stamping on the book page.

    Neat photo of you and Cassidy.

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  6. What a lovely card! Thank you for sharing. Aloha!

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  7. Absolutely love this look too LeAnne! The colours are fabulous and I love the peeking through the window feel. I don't know what that gorgeous young lady has been up too but she's definitely been having fun!

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  8. This is fabulous!! I love that stamp set! Great photo of you and "dirt cake" LOL

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  9. What a beautiful card, Leanne! Don't you just love stamping on print? Thanks so much for sharing, and LOVE the dirt cake! lol....

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  10. LeAnne, this is just the prettiest card! I also have to say I absolutely LOVE seeing the precious photos of your granddaughter each day! What a blessing!

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  11. Oh my favorite was mud pies when I was little. I would make them for hours.
    I love the card. So beautiful! I spent 3 hour weeding the garden and I don't have beans or anything I like to eat in it. The bunnies got all my favorites. Only thing left are the tomatoes, peppers, and onions.
    Summer sure does cut into crafting. I am going up North for a week. I hope I get a chance to make a few cards.

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  12. LeAnne, this is drop-dead gorgeous! Love the colors, love the stamping, love the dictionary page...love it all! I am so with you on the stamping/commenting thing....I am WAAAY behind! Great pic of you and Little Miss Dirt Pie!

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  13. terrific looking card LeAnne... i think having that beautiful baby around gives you inspiration!

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  14. This made me think of yummy orange sherbet - it's an absolutely beautiful card.

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  15. This is gorgeous in every way - love the window effect! And that baby girl is still gorgeous - even after having some dirt pie!

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  16. Beautiful card, LeAnne! I never get tired of using this set. Love the card in these colors, and mud cakes, I used to do those too.

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  17. How did I miss this stunner! wow LeAnnne, I love this and the colors, okay, so maybe I can work with TT. Love this card! TFS and have a wonderful day ~ happy packing my friend :-) :-(

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