Saturday, December 17, 2011

SSC234 & OCCC

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Happy Saturday!  I had a chance to do a little stamping today and I found this beautiful color challenge at Our Creative Corner from my DT girlfriend, Anne Marie, and I just had to put it to good use:

My niece just graduated from nursing school, so I wanted to make her a congrats card.  I thought these colors would be fun—hope it’s okay that I didn’t make a holiday card!  Here we go:

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I chose to use Bashful Blue, Pretty in Pink, Pink Pirouette and Cherry Cobbler as my colors.  I also used the sketch from Stamping 411 for this week:

Pumpkin was taking a little break on my computer desk this morning….overpowering a different kind of mouse!

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At 18 years old, she still mouses like a champion!  And she has to put up with all kinds of distractions…Cassidy is getting ready to give her a kiss, although it looks like she is going to bite her, LOL!

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Thanks for visiting today!  If you have any questions about stamps or accessories, let me know! 

14 comments:

  1. How pretty LeAnne, love the stamping behind the embossed dots. Love the kitty...cute!

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  2. So pretty LeAnne, love the butterflies. Thanks for playing along with us this week on the OCC!!!

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  3. Great use of the colours. Love the picture of Pumpkin :) Our cat is 17 and a total mouser still too. Don't even want to imagine what he was like as a kitten LOL!

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  4. Great take on both challenges. I love all that embossing. It seems like I always forget to use those folders!

    And I love your little mouser. I've got two 5 month old kittens and they've caught a grand total of one mouse! I'm not sure if they're lousy at it or if all the mice have been scared off!!

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  5. Your card is so pretty. I love the colors.
    Pumpkin is really taking card of that electronic mouse. So cute. It looks like Cassidy is saying Hello to Pumpkin. I am so amazed how Pumpkin just sits and doesn't run from Cassidy. It may be because she is 18. I don't know if Max mouses. Girl cats are always better at that. LOL

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  6. This is gorgeous LeAnne ... love your take on our colour challenge this week ... I love the cherry cobbler, it adds such a beautiful elegance to this colour combination!
    Thanks for joining us this week at Our Creative Corner!!!

    And, another darling picture of your sweet Cassidy ...love the cat and mouse!!!

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  7. what a beautiful card LeAnne ~ I just love what you create....fabulous ~ TFS your gift with us ~ Cassidy is looking so grown up! Have a wonderful weekend :-)

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  8. absolutely LOVE this card! The colors are so pretty, and work so well with the sketch!! Great job!!

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  9. Beautiful card, LeAnne! I'm sure your niece will love it! Love the pics of Pumpkin & Cassidy! So funny and oh so cute! Thanks for sharing your inspiring work!

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  10. Oh my goodness. This is just adorable. Love everything about it. Thanks for playing along.

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  11. I just love your Cassidy pictures. She is such a cutie patootie!!! Speaking of cute, this card is just that!! I adore those colors!!! Your niece is going to love it!!!

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  12. It's absolutely fine that you didn't make a holiday card. This is gorgeous! Great attention to detail. Thanks so much for playing along at Stamping 411! Blessings, Gretchen

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  13. A gorgeous creation as always my friend. Merry Christmas to you and yours! :D

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  14. Nom, nom, nom...kitty!! Little Pumpkin is 18 years old? Wow! She's so cute! And still a mouser? I can't imagine what mine would do if they saw a mouse. If there is a fly in the house they come to us to "fix" it for them. it's pretty funny.

    Love you card, LeAnne! I especially love the stamped flourishes on the embossed background. Such a pretty and delicate card. I'm sure your niece will love it. Thank you so much for playing along at OCC! Hugs! :)

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