Friday, March 2, 2012

CPS154

Hey everyone, it's almost the WEEKEND!  Woohoo!  I received my Simply Scored diagonal  plate yesterday and wanted to make a quick sample to show my club girls tonight.  The CardPatterns sketch 154 was perfect for the little scored piece I made!  Here's the sketch:


and here's my card:


Here's a closer view of the diagonal scoring; I hope you can see it:


It's fairly easy to use and will be great for making custom envelopes, if you're into that sort of coordinating thing!  I loved stamping all the little flowers from Fresh Vintage in the little boxes; I used Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade and Baja Breeze ink on this card to match the Everyday Enchantment SAB designer paper.  I ruffled a little bit of Baja Breeze seam binding ribbon and added a flower and matching brad.  Sweet!

I saw on someone's blog how they put their kid's lunch in the little compartments of a muffin tin, and the kids loved it!  I thought it was a great idea and I had a silicone tin I wasn't using, so I tried it on Cassidy.  She was quite upset at first because she wanted to dump it all out:


But then she warmed up to the idea and she liked it!



Thanks for visiting today!

18 comments:

  1. I love the card and the scoring is gorgeous! I'm with Cassidy...I don't handle change easily. Glad she liked it in the end, though!

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  2. That tin is the ultimate for folks that don't like their foods touching!! Clever idea :)
    I LOVE your scored card! Made me think of a cozy quilt...with springtime colors. Perfect!!!
    Have a great weekend xoxo

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  3. Beautiful card- the embossing is fantastic here and the colors are wonderful- bright and cheery! As for Cassidy, ahhh.... drama drama little llama! :)

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  4. I just LOVE this scored card with the festive colors! And you might have started something Cassidy will insist on doing since it's so much fun :) I think that's the first photo I've seen of her crying ;)

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  5. I like your "quilted" card!! That Cassidy is a hoot -- you are going to have to take all of your blog posts and make her a book one of these days!

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  6. beautiful card LeAnne! Love the scoring on it.

    Cassidy really did get upset with her new "plate". And you captured the moment perfectly.

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  7. This is a darling card! I love what you did with the seam binding. Great idea.
    The pictures of Cassidy are GREAT! She does bounce back quickly. So adorable. I love the hippos that hold her chair on the table. They made me giggle.

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  8. Beautiful card LeAnne! Love everything about it!

    Can't believe how big Cassidy is getting!

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  9. Some people just really hate change. Really like what you did with the small Sale-a-bration stamp. Very cool!!

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  10. Love this card LeAnne!!!! Can't wait to play in my room tomorrow...in the mean time...I'm knitting...more orders have come in! Cassidy ~ you are so adorable even when you're not happy ~ have a fabulous weekend my friend ;-)

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  11. Beautiful card LeAnne! Glad Cassidy took to your little fun idea - Maisie loves dumping whatever she doesn't smear on herself and in her hair - LOL!

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  12. Beautiful card, LeAnne! Love the scoring and the colors are just perfect for the spring that is just around the corner. :) Although my yard would beg to differ since my hardy hibiscus is already showing new shoots. Yikes!

    Great idea about the muffin tin - I will have to pass that along to my mom to try with my almost 2.5 year old nephew.

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  13. As a pediatric occupational therapist, I love love love the idea of using a muffin tin for lunch! It really promotes fine motor skill development! During therapy, I put tiny little objects in ice cube trays for the same reason. Kids love to reach in for a little bead to put on a string.

    And I don't want to forget...your card is beautiful!

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  14. Awe - I think this is the first time I've seen Cassidy cry! Love the card with the new scoring tool, you placed the tiny flowers PERFECTLY!

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  15. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns this week!

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  16. Aw poor Cassidy - I don't like to see her cry - so glad she ended up liking the fun idea for her lunch.
    Beautiful card. The flowers stamped in the diamonds look great. I love your ribbon treatment.

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  17. Love this one, LeAnne! The scoring, the colors, the scrunchy ribbon...it's all fabulous together! I especially like the way you matted the sentiment oval.

    What a fun idea to serve lunch in the muffin tin! She looks like she got the over her frownies pretty quickly, which is a good thing. So cute! :)

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  18. OhMyGosh!!! Soooo cute! I love the scoring!! It reminds me of tiles! Such a great springtime card! LOVE IT!

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