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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Scatterbrain

Yeah, that's me!  I realized that several weeks ago (or was it days ago) someone left me a blog award....can't remember who, I am so ashamed.  So please forgive me!  Donna at Butternut Sage also gave me one yesterday--you can read all about it (and some about her) here.  She has some wonderfully creative ideas on her blog, visit while you're there.  And you can see her working at a CUPCAKE bakery!  Yum!  She thinks I am too busy to pass it on, but truthfully, I just could never only pick out a few---and that's the truth!  So I will just enjoy the fact that there are sweet loving women out there who care about others and want to pass it along---so consider it passed along to all of you!  So there you have it, I am a scatterbrain....so sorry! 

But this scatterbrain does have a card or two to show you today--

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These coordinated designer papers SU has are always good for a quick easy card.  I used a sentiment from Holiday Blitz along with the open circle from Circle Circus.  If you look closely, you'll see I did a little "shadow" stamping:

DSCF4932 once in Sahara Sand, then again (using my stamp-a-ma-jig) in Stazon black.  This color combo was one I was just playing around with...a little on the masculine side, but I guess with those daisies, I think I should send it to a woman!!!  Okay, here's a more fall-themed one:

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This one uses Really Rust DP from the Hostess Patterns III pack, along with some Kraft paper and a little leaf & sentiment from Falling Leaves....remember, from the Catty Cruise?  Sweet!  Added a little scallop border and "eyelet" with my 1/16" punch!

Thanks for visiting today---got something special tomorrow!  And here are a few photos from right outside my back door:

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God is good!!

 

23 comments:

Kelley Eubanks said...

Love these cards LeAnne! I might have to steal this idea of the block/different pps... too cute!

Cindy Malone said...

Both cards are beautiful! Your flower garden looks fabulous :-)

Harriet Skelly said...

LeAnne I love these cards!!! And those photos are outstanding!!

mudmaven said...

Oh my - such candy for the eye and food for the soul! Gorgeous, all of it! ~chris

Ali Manning/newenglandstamper said...

I love both your cards - the layout is fantastic! And your backyard looks gorgeous!

Wendy said...

How beautiful, LeAnne! Love the cards & especially your flowers!

Kim Evans said...

Ooooh, love your flowers!! They're like a breath of fresh air this morning. Thanks so much for sharing them :-)
Kim

dana said...

I think I need a new camera and we're going shopping for one, but before I go would you mind telling me exactly what brand, etc., your camera is?

Your garden blew me away with wishful thinking.

I have a dictionary back home that is chocked full of dried and pressed flower petals. Why is it so full? I can never remember that I have them!

Debbie said...

LeAnne, I just love these cards!!!! So striking. Also the garden pictures are beautiful too, makes one wish summer would go on and on and on!!!

I am going to join your blog as a Follower, you have such wonderful creations and your blog is always so friendly too (does that make sense?) lol

dpkennedy said...

Both of your cards are so pretty! I love their simple clean look! I am getting excited for autumn!

Your flowers are gorgeous! I love that you got a picture of the hummingbird moth! They are so cool! This is my love/hate time in the garden-my veggies are ripening and flowers in abundance but the weeds are so big! I have neglected them so badly this year. The goldenrod I let go because the butterflies love it! It kinda looks nice next to the really tall butterfly bush and the purple coneflowers anyway...so we just won't tell hubby it's a weed!

Lynn said...

Wonderful cards! Great way to show of the different patterns of paper. Love the way you used the open circle from the Circle Circus set too. Thanks for sharing the beautiful photographs from your garden too!

Andrea said...

Beautiful photos, and great cards....as usual. You are so talented LeAnne.

Juanita said...

What beautiful garden photos. Our weather has not been favorable to my garden, so no pictures this year.
I love the cards you made. That layout is fabulous. One of my all time favs that I made was done with a similar card sketch. I really like the twine around the leaf, that is a sweet touch.

Our Little Inspirations said...

Your cards are wonderful.....I especially love that shadow stamping technique! What really dazzled me today was the photos of mother nature outside your door! Those are spectacular photos, TFS them!!!

jaymack said...

Great cards. You must have a beautiful yard. God is very good.

Diane said...

Love those cards!!! The flowers are gorgeous, too!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Love the patchwork look of your cards!! Gorgeous photos of your garden too!

Nicki said...

these are such pretty cards and them flowers... wow theyre gorgeous!
take care hun
Nicki
x

Doris said...

Love your photos! Yes, He IS Good!

Lynn said...

Awesome cards! I love the layout!
Your pictures are fabulous!!! We get humming birds around our house too but I never have a camara ready to take a shot.

Starla said...

I REALLY like both of these cards...thinking that I need to CASE!! hehe...
and your photos are wonderful....I was just amazed that there are no weeds (that is all that I seem to grow!)

Tammy Hershberger said...

Adorable cards, LeAnne and your flowers are beautiful!!! (You missed a picture, though.... didn't you want to show that one to everyone???)

maurita said...

wow!! great pictures!! my camera doesn't seem to have pictures like this inside it!! haha you are lucky with yours!! keep up the great work!! beautiful cards also - just mesmerized looking thru here!!