Thursday, January 17, 2013

DD35 & KIS5

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Happy Thursday, peeps!  Sadly, I needed a sympathy card this week.  My friend Sherry introduced me to a new challenge site, Keep it Simple, and their challenge this week was to use a frame:

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I think I probably have not used this Apothecary Art set for a year…but it seemed appropriate since I used the Dynamic Duos challenge colors of So Saffron and Certainly Celery:

I made my frame by cutting two pieces of cereal box cardboard with the Labels diecuts, gluing them together and covering it with some So Saffron Patterns DP.  I stamped the image and colored it with ink and a blender pen, then added my ribbon embellishment.

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Teeny Tiny Wishes provided the sentiment, and I mounted it on a piece of textured Certainly Celery cardstock. 

I promised some pix from Sunday’s Hostess Appreciation Party!  Here are my sweet hostesses, stamping away:

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Robyn, Ruth, Linda and Jill:

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Wendy, Sandy, Beth & Joan;

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and Donna, Ellen, Billie and Athena!  Don’t they look like they are having fun?  We missed Anna and Lorraine, though!  I’ll share the projects we made tomorrow!

14 comments:

  1. What a beautiful card, LeAnne. I love how you utilized the ribbon and the pearls on it are such a delightful accent.

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  2. What a beautiful card LeAnne. I love the ribbon treatment. Happy I could introduce you to a new challenge blog.

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  3. LeAnne I love the cad you created with this weeks colours--fantastic!

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  4. So pretty! That ribbon detail is lovely. Thanks for playing with the Dynamic Duos.

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  5. I love these soft sweet colors and your ribbon treatment is awesome! Everybody looks like they're having so much stamping fun!

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  6. Love how you did the ribbon! And I would so love to join your party!

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  7. Oh LeAnne! That ribbon is simply fabulous! How clever to use the cardboard from the cereal box to add some dimention! I'm gonna need to try that now, and better yet, what a wonderful way to recycle! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week!

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  8. Very pretty - love the frame you've created, and the way you've done the ribbon with the pleating and pearls is beautiful! Thanks for playing with Dynamic Duos this week!

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  9. Just gorgeous, LeAnne! I love how you used the frame and added the ribbon treatment. Very soft and serene. What a great way to recycle, too. So glad you joined us this week at Dynamic Duos! :)

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  10. Such a beautiful card, I love how all the elements come together!
    Thanks for joining us at KEEP IT SIMPLE!,
    smiles, Mia

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  11. Beautiful card and the colors work perfectly for a sympathy card. Love the frame idea and the ribbon treatment.

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  12. What an elgant and beautiful card you created with these soft colors! I love how you arranged the ribbon!
    What an honour that you take part in our challenge KEEP IT SIMPLE! Thanks so much!
    Anni

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  13. I'm sorry to hear you needed a sympathy card. :( It turned out absolutely lovely, LeAnne. The ribbon threaded through the frame is brilliant, and so are the loops adorned with little pearls.

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  14. Hi LeAnne,
    this is such a beautiful sympathy card - I like if they're not only black and grey.
    The way you arranged the ribbon with the frame is so creative!
    Thanks for joining us at keep it simple - i hope you'll play along again!
    Christine

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