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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

ColourQ135 & Retro Sketches 9

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Happy Tuesday, happy  May Day!  I combined the ColourQ colors today:

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with the Retro Sketches sketch 9:

for my creation this week:

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One of my customers just ordered this Fashionable Hearts embosslit, and that got me thinking that it would be a good choice for these fun colors!  I also used the Scalloped Heart of Hearts embosslit and the heart Adorning Accents embossing folder!  In fact, there’s a lot more embossing on here than there is stamping!  The only stamping is the sentiment from Trendy Trees and the heart from Itty Bitty Bits.  Some Early Espresso baker’s twine “ties” it all together, and a little Sharpie-colored rhinestone adds a little bling:

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The ColourQ courtiers have such a fun bunch of samples, you need to check them all out at the ColourQ blog!  I hope you’ll play along with us too! Can’t wait to see what you create!

Cassidy cornered Grampy sitting in the doorway while she was showing him some of her new toys…..the opportunity was just too inviting, so she got a book and said “sit” and she sat in his lap!

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Thanks for visiting today!

24 comments:

Jackie Rockwell said...

You ROCKED this sketch with your FANTASTIC layered hearts LeAnne!!! The tiny heart embossed border is the perfect addition! So glad you played RetroSketches this week!

Betty Benton said...

Totally love these embossed hearts, LeAnne! And Grampy doesn't look like he's suffering too much after being "cornered"!

Marlena M. said...

Awww, that pic is so precious! Your card is fantastic LeAnne!

Patti said...

Love this card. So clean looking. You made those colors work so well and they look terrific on the white. Great pictures of Cassidy and Grampy.

Tracey McNeely said...

So sweet LeAnne, I love all of your embossing detail.

Darlene Gabriel said...

Oh Wow -- I am loving all those hearts! What a beautiful CAS take on this sketch my friend. Do I feel another CASE coming on??? :)
So sweet to see Cassidy and her Grampy reading together. We can sure tell that she is loving it.

Carol L said...

Hearts a-flutter and looking so pretty! I love this card, as well as the delighted look on Cassidy's face :)
Thanks too for the kind words about my MM card last week - you made me blush ;)

Patricia said...

gorgeous work!

Rita said...

Awesome card! Definitely the best I've seen with this embosslit and one of my favorite of yours!

Linda Callahan said...

It's May! The merry month of May! I am loving turning the calendar pages these days :) Your tumbling hearts are terrific - I am loving those retro sketches - gotta get some free time and try one!

Linda said...

I am back and I had a wonderful time. I feel like I have been away for a month.
I love all your pictures but my favorite is the last one. Grandpa has made the magic happen in the story. Sooo sweet.
Love all the cards I missed. This one is so cool. I just don't know how you think up all your great ideas. I love this. I have the butter fly die like this and will be CASEing this card. Love it! And your Merry Monday they are wonderful.

kasia c. said...

Hey LeAnne!!
THis is beautiful! I love those textured layered hearts. :)

Sylvia said...

Fabulous card, LeAnne, I love what you did with your embossed hearts! Such a wonderful Grampy! Cassidy is such fun! Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Susan Carlson said...

Love how you carried the hearts theme through the stamping and embossing. A lovely creation! I may save the idea for a future CASE. Cassidy is so cute, too! Thanks for sharing a glimpse of her everyday activities.

Christina said...

Those layered hearts are fabulous! I just love the tiny gem on one, and all of the embossing adds such incredible texture.

Lisa said...

LOVE your assorted embossed hearts! You really nailed the sketch!!

Noelle said...

This is an awesome card, LeAnne! I love the three colors/varying sizes of the hearts. The texture is really what makes this card pop for me, and I love the little hearts textured border too! Thanks for popping by my blog:)

Mynnette said...

I am LOVING all those hearts! I recently bought the little die for these, and now I NEED to go play with it! Thanks for being so inspirational! :)

Nance Leedy said...

Oh LeAnne....I ADORE THIS CARD! Yes, I'm shouting beacause it is uber-fantastic. You rocked the sketch and the colors, girl!!

Anne Marie Hile said...

Ok, I *heart* this card in a BIG way! There is a whole lot of love packed into one little package here. I love the clean background and all of that fan-tab-u-lous texture! Gorgeous! :)

Denise Willerton said...

what a sweet card LeAnne ~ I absolutely love the hearts and the textures of this card ~ and grampy & Cassidy...precious!

Jen said...

Those layered hearts are FANTASTIC! And I love the embossed hearts. Way to go!

Bonnie said...

Beautiful take on this sketch and the color challenge! The embossed strip with the twine works perfectly. And the embossed hearts are fun.

Lindsey said...

I DO like this - I thought it a difficult colour challenge, but your card looks fab. Love the embossed hearts Lindsey x