Wednesday, August 10, 2011

CTD154, Monkey68

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Happy Wednesday!  I am playing along with the Color Throwdown girls today and here are the colors that hostess Tammy has thrown down for us:

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I am slowly using some of my new SU stamps---you know the saying: so many stamps, so little time!  This is another image from Easy Events, and my card uses the sketch/anything goes challenge from my friends over at A La Card Monkey:

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and here we go:

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I had already pulled this assortment of papers from my stash and when I saw Shirley & Terry’s sketch, I jumped for joy, because it was perfect!  Unfortunately, I misread the colors and used More Mustard instead of So Saffron….oops!  Oh well, I hope Tammy doesn’t mind too much!   I stamped my little cuckoo clock in Basic Gray ink and loosely watercolored it:

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Then I did some stitching at the top, added some Old Olive leaves and a little Hodgepodge Hardware embellishment with another coordinating cardstock, just for fun!  Fun & easy---and I hope you’ll play along with the CTD girls too!  You can check out all the designers here:

And who is this sad little baby????

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Oh, that’s better!

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14 comments:

  1. Grandma, did you pinch Cassidy or something? What a sad face!

    DARRRRRLING card, LeAnne! LOVE those cardstock strips across the background and REALLY love what you did with the hardware! I have always HATED those little frame doo-dads... it's impossible to get a piece of cardstock to fit in there, but now you've given the ones in my stash a whole new lease on life!

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  2. Like I keep telling you, the first part of every comment will be about Cassidy.... and the card? What card?

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  3. Great card, LeAnne! I love how you interpreted the sketch and I especially love your multiple stitch lines.

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  4. Adorable clock, LeAnne! And I love that layout!

    Ooooo, poor widdle baby!!

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  5. Was she getting in you stuff again? LOL So sweet even without a smile.
    This card is fantastic! I love how you stitched is and that hardware on it is perfect! LOVE It!

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  6. Fantastic card! Love the stitched panels and great coloring job on the clock. The best is the hardware frame--so clever!!!

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  7. Super cute card, LeAnne. I love the stitching, the layers behind the cuckoo clock and the use of hardware and leaves. Very nice! So glad you played along with us at A La Card Monkey.

    Hugs,

    Terry

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  8. Love how you used the sketch and those pics of your grand daughter are too cute. She has some killer blue eyes! Hope daddy has a shotgun for when she gets older LOL!

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  9. Oh I love that sweet little cuckoo clock! It's adorable and what a fun layout with the panels!

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  10. This is very pretty! I love the stitching and the die cut leaves. Both add a nice touch!

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  11. Darling baby. ;) I love the three strips in the backdrop. ;)

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  12. Cute cute !!! Both that sweet baby & your wonderful card ... LOVE the colors & how you did the background panels. FANTASTIC !!!
    Hugs, Janie

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  13. Congrats on being one of our Fav's this week! Your card is so Darn Cute, I love the tearing on the DSP and the Hodge podge on the card!!

    Hugs
    Shirley

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  14. Ooh, love your Fantastic Card! Love how you worked the sketch and colors together! Fabulous coloring on your Adorable Cuckoo clock too! 8-)

    Hugs
    Shannon

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