Saturday, July 23, 2011

Fabulous Thanks

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My upline gave me a really nice gift at convention, so I wanted to make her a card to say thank you!  I had seen someone wearing a beautiful shirt featuring these colors, so I took my inspiration from that, using Fabulous Florets:

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The flowers are stamped in Stazon on textured Whisper White and watercolored loosely with Pool Party and Basic Gray inks.  I added a punched border, a distressed border and a ruffled ribbon border to the side.  I wish I had some wider black ribbon, as I think the narrow ribbon just sort of gets lost.  The little “thanks” is from the Kindness Matters set.  I really love this color combo….what do you think?  Thanks for visiting today!

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Wee Details:

  • Stamps:  Fabulous Florets, Kindness Matters
  • Paper:  Pool Party, Textured Whisper White, Basic Gray, Basic Black
  • Ink:  Stazon, Basic Gray, Pool Party
  • Acc:  Aquapainter, Pearls, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Ruffled Ribbon

14 comments:

  1. Leanne this is drop dead gorgeous! Casing this design and that color combination for sure!!!!!

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  2. I love it, LeAnne! Great design, and I love the scattered blossoms lightly colored...very creative! And I LOVE seeing all sort of cute pix each day of your cutie! :D

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  3. I am a huge fan of that skinny ribbon so I have to say that I like it! I have way too much of it :) And I love that loose watercoloring - very artsy!

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  4. Oh LeAnne, this is GORGEOUS! Adore the color combination and I love your loose watercoloring behind the flowers. Stunning!

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  5. OMG! Look at Cassidy - how cute is that? Has she let go yet, or does she still prefer to keep one hands on things? Your card is simply beautiful too LeAnne!

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  6. LeAnne,

    You do such wonderful cards. I love that flower stamp and must get mine out to use for a card when I get back to WI. I left it over there. : ( I love the water coloring which matches the DSP perfectly. You are such wonderful inspiration.

    Blessings, Martha

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  7. This is a stunner! I love your watercolouring and I like the subtle narrow ribbon.

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  8. Beautiful design, LeAnne! Those colors ARE gorgeous!

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  9. I love your card, and the little Gerber grandchild and I then saw your wallpaper....

    If you take a photo of your wallpaper and place it on your computer, minimize it in your photo program, you could print out some FANTASTIC paper!!!!

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  10. That set looks like fun.
    Love your card. It looks so summery and reminds me of the fabrics of my childhood when I'm certain the summers were much cooler {dream}.

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  11. This is fabulous. I love how you've coloured these flowers - they're wonderful. I also love the strips down the centre - great combination of textures!

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  12. i love this! the "loose" watercoloring is perfect.
    just beautiful!

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  13. LeAnne, I too love this color combo! It's really a beautiful card and I think glossy paper would work too! (maybe not watercoloring it though....)

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  14. Too funny LeAnne - I skipped over reading the first part of your post but DID read the second part. Until this gorgeous card arrived today I really didn't know that it was intended for me!!! I just went back to recheck the post and just now noticed there was a real good hint in the opening that if I had paid better attention I would have know it was perhaps on it's way! I did read the part about how you made it. Thank you so much for 'gifting ME' with this lovely card.

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