Friday, June 7, 2013

IB78 & Mojo 296 Get Well

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TGIF, peeps!  Do you have some special plans for the weekend?  I think it will be a rainy one here, so I will just chill and enjoy being home!  I found a super fun inspiration photo at Inspired By, and I just loved these colors:

OOooeeee, I wish I had one of these radios…any of them!  I matched the colors up with the Mojo Monday sketch to make this beach-themed creation:

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This card is a wee bit smaller than a regular A4 size, as I had a piece of Coastal Cabana that was a bit shy of 4 x 5 1/4”, so I just adjusted my base so I wouldn’t have to cut into a brand new piece!!!  I stamped a cheesecloth image in Very Vanilla ink (it almost looks 3-dimensional!):

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and stamped some seashore images in Coastal Cabana, Blushing Bride and Crisp Cantaloupe, using my nesties to cut out the circles.  I added a piece of Natural ribbon and a little strip of embossed Crisp Cantaloupe for my vertical embellishments.

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My Teeny Tiny Wishes sentiment was punched out with the new Artisan Label punch…love the look of that!  Finally, with some hesitation, I opened my sewing machine to stitch some wonky stitching around the edges.  It is no worse the wear after falling on my toe, although the on-off switch is not making a good connection…..good thing for masking tape!  I guess I will have to take it to the repair shop after all!  And as for my toe…it has a nice ring of black around the toenail…..which will probably be falling off sometime in the future.  ICK!

If you have any questions about anything I used in the card, please feel free to email me!

Cassidy has discovered picture puzzles and she loves putting them together over and over again!  Recently she figured out she could assemble them without the base, and she was quite happy with herself!:

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14 comments:

  1. Very pretty! Love the stitching and the cheescloth! Thanks for playing at Inspired By!

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  2. These colours are fabulous together LeAnne...and you're absolutely correct, the cheese cloth definitely looks 3D! I never even noticed that in the catalogue...I'll have to go on a hunt now! TFS and enjoy the day and weekend!!!!!

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  3. So cool and beachy! I think you may be a beach bum at heart. :) And I had two of those radios.......wow I am old!

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  4. Gorgeous, LeAnne! Love the colors and love that cheesecloth stamp. Very Vanilla ink? I didn't know there ever was such a thing but thanks to you I've gone in search of it on ebay!

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  5. Love the colors you used. Cassidy looks like she is having so much fun in your beautiful garden putting that puzzle together.

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  6. Love love love this. I love that background and card is great. Wish I had time to stamp with the new stuff. Beautiful card. Happy stamping.

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  7. Very pretty. Love the new colors and the cheesecloth stamp.

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  8. Great use of the insp. picture and mojo sketch! Love the sea side theme

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  9. Beautiful card LeAnne, I like the beach theme! The cheesecloth stamp looks like the real thing, nifty!

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  10. I love your colors (and inspriation for them), layout and card, fabulous!!! Yor kiddo is cute too! :)

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  11. so pretty!! dreaming of the ocean now. all rainy here too this weekend! my flowers will be happy!

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  12. Such a pretty card. I love those images, and the color palette is just stunning.

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  13. oooo i like the colour combo...delish! Great attention to details too. Lovely card for the summer and a beautiful get well wish. Thanks for stopping by, LeAnne.
    xxx Asha
    Sunny Summer Crafts

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  14. I am in love with this card.....it really does look like a piece of cheesecloth! Simply gorgeous!

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