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Saturday, August 6, 2016

CCMC418 and FF93


Hi peeps!  It's Saturday!  Yay, the weekend is here and I have a quiet week ahead as Cassidy will be on vacation!  I think my stamp room needs a serious cleaning up, though...gotta work on that!  Today's card features LOTS of different products, some retired and some current!  It's so fun to mix stuff up!  I used the sketch from Fab Friday; not sure why I haven't played very much with this fun challenge; and the colors from Create with Connie and Mary:


CCMC418   

I admit that I was having so much fun with this little sketch, I got carried away and added GOLD...hope that doesn't disqualify me with Connie and Mary, LOL!  So here we go:



 I used some Blooms and Bliss DSP for my left panel, which was diecut with an Adorning Accents (ret) Edgelit.  My Mint Macaron panel is some retired Birthday Bouquet DSP and is accented with some lace at the bottom.  My flourish is from Timeless Texture, as is the gold-embossed speckle; the  small flower is from Touches of Texture!  For my larger flower, I used a bloom from Array of Sunshine (ret hostess set) as well as a couple of flowers from Endless Thanks.  The bow is from the Mini Treat Bag Thinlet, and the gold swirl is from Swirly Scribbles.  I used a combination of two sentiments for my banner:  Teeny Tiny Wishes and Endless Thanks.  I told you I used a lot of stuff today!!

I have a special friend who will be receiving this in the mail very soon!  Thanks for popping in!  

The great-nephews, a neighbor of ours, and Cassidy had some pool fun earlier this week:


Cassidy was obsessed with the neighbor's little mohawk....look how patient he was to let her play hairdresser!  Even though he doesn't look it, he was a good sport about it!  He lets her be bossy, LOL!


I am almost at the end of my birthday cards....this happy creation is from my friend Debbie:


and this beauty is from my teamie, Nance:


Have a blessed day and be sure to come back tomorrow for a new Paper Players challenge!

20 comments:

Kampin' Karen said...

I'm not sure what I like about this card...oh, yes, EVERYTHING! I have most of the recipe so I might try that today. I also need to clean up my 2' x 2' crafting area. When I am using so many things at once, I can't find anything!! Have a great weekend and thank you for sharing more of your birthday cards.

Wendy said...

A gorgeous card today, LeAnne! Love all the pretty papers, flowers & elements used! It is fun to sometimes mix things up! Such pretty birthday cards as well. TFS and enjoy your Saturday! :)

Lori said...

Your card is gorgeous! I love every single thing about it! The picture of your granddaughter playing hairdresser is priceless!

mudmaven said...

Absolutely gorgeous LeAnne! Enjoy your time cleaning up - I am desperately in need of some of that too, it's a total mess in here!! Only about 8 more days of kids though and then a little time for cleaning up before we hit the road. ~chris

Jenny Engelke said...

Gorgeous! I adore this with the addition of the gold foil....it really ups the fancy factor! Thanks for playing along with us at Create with Connie and Mary!

Lisa said...

I am completely smitten with this card!! I love every little thing about it. If they disqualify you for the gold it's their loss cuz I LOVE it!! Cute photos of the lil' swimmers!

laurie said...

So pretty! I love the bit of gold!

The pool looks like so much fun...gotta get in the last summer days before school starts again! Most schools start after Labor Day up here, or just the week before.

Heather said...

Oh beautiful! I'm just getting ready to play with this color challenge myself, lol. I love your stamped-off background elements - so sophisticated! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

Chris Slogar said...

What a great combination of elements- the flowers and swirls compliment each other beautifully! Thank you for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary!

Sharon Burkert said...

Fabulous! You are so skilled at finding just the right accent, stamp, embellishment to use. Very impressive and I love the addition of gold. Thank you for stamping along with Create with Connie and Mary challenge

Jan Clothier said...

Love the way you've used Timeless Textures. The way you've built up the layers of flowers if fantastic. The way you've used so many bits and pieces of sets is impressive! I so enjoy looking at your work!

Amanda Mertz said...

I love all the little details on your layered panel! The gold swirl and flag are especially eye catching as is the scalloped strip on the edge. Your friend will just love this card I'm sure! Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

Wendy Weixler said...

LOVE this color combo!!! And your layers DO look amazing!!! I may have to make something with this color scheme myself!!! :)

libbystamps said...

Lovely card for the two challenges! Thanks for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary this week! Please join us again!

Mary Brown said...

As always a STUNNING card! I just LOVE the different styles of images you so expertly put together! Thanks or playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Tracy May said...

Gorgeous card LeAnne! Great use of the colours and the way you've combined the sketches. Thanks for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary! p.s. that pool looks like fun! :-)

Connie Babbert said...

Oh...love the touch of gold on your card...great add! Beautiful. I'm also in the middle of my studio clean out...the scraps were taking over and getting ready for my yearly sale! Thanks for playing along with the color challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

Joanne James said...

Love this LeAnne - and the gold definitely adds a touch of glamour to this week's colour combo! As for Cassidy's hairdressing - what fun!

Cindy Beach said...

Oh my, LeAnne, you've now sold me on Timeless Textures! I am glad I'm not the only one mixing old and new together and having fun with it. Your card is a beautiful result and an amazing take on our sketch. I hope you will play along again! Hugs~

Bada-Bing Creations said...

I love those colors and all the layered elements on the card are just so perfect! It's just lovely! Thanks for playing at Fab Friday!