Tuesday, April 22, 2014

ColourQ 238

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Happy Tuesday, peeps!  How about this fresh, springy inspiration for everyone today:

Almost makes me want to be a hat-wearer!  Are you a hat-wearer?  I guess it’s because of the hairstyle that I have, I’ve never been able to wear hats.  (Except in the winter when I don’t care what my hair looks like!!!)  But they flatten my hair, give me static and I just feel silly when I have one on!  But there are many people who don’t feel self-conscious and look great!  I remember my mom wearing a hat in church, and John’s mother was known as the “hat lady” in her church; she wore a hat and gloves to church, right up until she passed away!

But here’s a hat that I will always love; it’s the straw hat from the retired Garden Pleasures, and I have enjoyed it many times:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings ColourQ238 Garden Pleasures Stampin Up

Just a really simple card; I’ve used the Retrosketches sketch from this week:

did a little watercoloring with my aquapainter and inks, added a ribbon, button and a little krafty rickrack at the bottom, and it was done:

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Sentiment is from retired Sweet Little Sentiments.  Hope you have a splendid day….and come play with us at the ColourQ and use these sweet colors Arielle chose for us this week!

Our church participated in a baby bottle campaign; the bottles, filled with change, go to a local pregnancy center.  Cassidy was thrilled to put all that change in the bottle!

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15 comments:

  1. What a pretty card and what an adorable hat stamp! I can't wear hats either, they are not flattering at all!

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  2. Sweet card LeAnne.
    Cassidy looks so serious. Is she going to feed her baby first before she gives up the bottle of change?
    That is a great idea for raising money. It would even be a great way to wrap a gift of money to a new mom. Have a great day.

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  3. I love hats and wish I could wear them more often. Unfortunately since my head injury when I was hit by the car, I get headaches from them. I still wear them sometimes though especially in the hot sun. I love your "hat" card. As soon as I saw it I thought.......oh, yes Spring is coming;)
    What a great way for Cassidy to be a part of such a worthy cause. She'll learn from it even if she might not totally understand it all now.

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  4. Gorgeous card LeAnne! I'm totally with you on the hat thing. John will make me put one on when I leave the house on really cold days and the first thing I do when I pull out of the driveway is yank it off. Just can't do hats. Sometimes I can manage a visor when we're out on the water, but that's about it. Cassidy looks to be very intent at her work - so cute! ~chris

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  5. You used the inspiration perfectly!

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  6. Nope I'm not a hat wearer either! Love the hat on your card thought, super cute!! We've done the baby bottle collection too, such a good idea!

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  7. Beautiful card--love the color combo!

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  8. I've been trying to wear hats more because they look so good on other people I want them to look good on me too! I love this one and your great water coloring skills!

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  9. Sweet as can be.....love how you color!

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  10. Oh Miss LeAnne, I do declare- this is love-ly. Your coloring is fantastic!

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  11. I absolutely love this LeAnne - it's so beautifully coloured...love that stamp! Wasn't it just the perfect palette for this?!

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  12. Hi LeAnne. I love your note card CAS with lots of color.

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  13. This is beautiful, LeAnne! Love your coloring of this gorgeous image.

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  14. Beautiful stamp and beautiful coloring! You combined both challenges so well, too.

    Thanks for joining us this week at RetroSketches!

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  15. Lovely! A gorgeous use of the colors with the yellow bird and paper and the splash of eggplant. The rickrack is the perfect touch.

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