Friday, September 19, 2014

CTD310 & FMS154

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Happy Friday, peeps!  Yay, the end of the week!  This is quick…I am getting ready for some weekend company but I wanted to share a birthday card for a special friend!  I paired the Freshly Made Sketches sketch, a beautiful one by Cindy L:

and the yummy colors that Wanda has featured at Color Throwdown:

So here we go:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings Dictionary Celebrate Baby Stampin Up

I went sort of literal here, creating some flowers from some Typeset and Coastal Cabana DSP, cutting them with a couple of Flower Fair dies.  Those little dies are quite handy…even if you don’t have the matching stamp set, they are useful in other ways, too!  I diecut a button from the retired button die for the center of my flower:

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I added some white chevrons on my Pistachio Pudding using the mask from the Build a Banner kit (they might be hard to see here); my sentiment is from Celebrate Baby; and my background is partially stamped with the Dictionary background stamp:

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Thanks for stopping by today!

Cassidy spied a bucket of peppers we had just picked from the garden and went into her “lining them up” mode:

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She was pretty proud of herself!

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Enjoy your day!

20 comments:

  1. LeAnne, I'm sorry I haven't been leaving more comments for you and Cassidy, I've been here though! I'm really interested in this OCD-ish lining up of things, so many kids do it! I'm going to ask my son if he has any colleagues who may know something about it -- I have a friend whose 4 year old grandson would like up his cars and trucks all around her family room rug! I wonder if it's ordering their universe or something! Anyway, I still love seeing Cassidy grow up, she's such a beautiful little girl -- and of course seeing your beautiful cards and enjoying your contemplation verses! Many blessings, Mary

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  2. Have a great weekend and you don't need to thank me for the comment but I love your card. I need to start using my button die so I don't have to pay extra for the rhinestones. .63 is too much to pay to mail a card. Love it.

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  3. Nice s/s/s going on here! Love that partially stamped background.....very cool!

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  4. This is so beautiful, LeAnne!

    Enjoying the cooler temps over here...how 'bout you?

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  5. Great job on combining these 2 challenges. Your card is so pretty. I love the soft chevron on the pistachio pudding.
    Cassidy's hair is getting so long! It looks adorable on her. I love how she lines things up;)
    Enjoy your weekend and your company.

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  6. I think that is so cool that Cassidy loves to put things in a row. She dose an amazing job of it and it looks like she has so much fun with it.
    I love your card it is really my style.
    Have a great weekend!

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  7. Oh I love the vintage style card! pretty flower,too!

    And peppers are beautiful, even more so in a row.

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  8. LeAnne I LOVE LOVE VOLE this card!! The text print bloom is so cute! Speaking of cute...little Miss Cassidy sure is!

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  9. So pretty! Love those crinkly layered flowers! The peppers look delish. After 10 years my resident woodchuck figured out how to get into my vegetable garden and ate everything! I was so looking forward to my late summer harvest and now I have to rely on the local farmers' markets. Next year I'll be ready for that guy!

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  10. Very pretty card. But oh those peppers; mighty delicious looking. Perhaps Cassidy is contemplating which one she'd like to try!

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  11. I'm swooning! Love your design,really neat!

    PS-Cassidy sure is growing up.What a cutie!♥

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  12. Literal's good! Love the flower and chevron background!! She's a sweetie...and a bunch of peppers....delish! Thxs for playing at CTD!!

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  13. Oh wow! This is just amazing LeAnne! I love it! Such a great combination of everything! Love that background! Such a fun flower as well! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  14. Always enjoy your photos of Cassidy! LOVE your design using these colors against a kraft BG! I need to try that combo sometime! Thanks so much for playing along with us again over at Color Throwdown!

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  15. LeAnne, this is so pretty... love that crinkly flower! LOVE seeing that sweet girl... hope she's managing OK with her cast!

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  16. I'm completely in love with this card! Gorgeous!!

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  17. Wow, you totally rocked these colors - they look fabulous with this sketch!

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  18. Lovely use of the colors and the sketch. Your card is vintage, yet still so fresh and clean!

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  19. LeAnne, I'm always so impressed by how you can move from bold and graphic to CAS to more vintage. This card is fabulous and a great use of the sketch.

    Your card is wonderful, but its the picture of the grinning cheshire cat Cassidy that brings a huge smile to my face
    hugs
    jaydee

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