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Monday, December 31, 2018

FF153 Thanks in Purple

Happy Monday, peeps, and Happy New Year's Eve!  I had this card created a week ago and totally forgot to post it in all the holiday excitement!  I usually shy away from purple hues, but a special friend really likes it, so I created this card for her!  It uses a Gorgeous Grape card base and inks, along with accents of Old Olive and So Saffron:


My background is, of course, Buffalo Check, and the florals are from Painted Harvest and Rooted in Nature.  I covered a narrow piece of Gorgeous Grape with the Polka Dot Tulle ribbon, because I love plaid and polka dots together...in small amounts!


Finally, the sentiment is from Wood Words, and it is all mounted on a circle diecut with the Stitched Shapes framelits.  My sweet little sketch is from Fab Friday:


Easy and cute!

A few photos from our Christmas day....my niece in her "Ralphie" bunny pajamas!  This cracked us all up, especially since first of all, this is very much unlike her, and second of all,  her brother, who outweighs her by about 100 pounds, put it on after she did!  (I didn't want to embarrass him by showing you that photo!!):


My great-nephew with his new "digger":


And a silly picture of Cassidy from breakfast:



And of course, Eden, in her Eagles outfit:


 Just look at that face!

Thanks for popping in today---enjoy it and be blessed!



10 comments:

Linda Callahan said...

Love that buffalo check in any color! Pretty card! And looks like you had a fun holiday! Happy New Year!

Kampin' Karen said...

I love your card...I love your family! That "toy digger" will prepare him for operating a real big one! Big money in that profession!! I hope you all will have a wonderful, fun-filled NYE and that the new year will treat you kindly. You have been such a blessing to me during 2018 and I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Oh, and btw, that was really clever how you used the polka dot tulle. I thought I had missed on on DSP somewhere along the way.

I Card Everyone said...

Happy New Year, LeAnne! You've given us so much to love here, and today is no exception! LOve the plaid and polkas together... and that sweet tulle has added such a wonderful bit of whimsy!
Looking forward to every little piece of cardstock your heart touches in 2019! xx
=]

Lisa Elton said...

A plethora of purple prettiness! I shy away from purple too, but I like what you've done here and your friend will too. Cute family photos! Happy New Year to you and your beautiful family!

stampwithamyk said...

What a pretty card! Love the colors and your flower is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Fab Friday, hope to see you again soon!

lisa808 said...

Thanks for ending the year with my favorite color! Yes, I LOVE all shades of purple. Very pretty card.

I thought that was Dana in the jammies.

Happy New Year!

Heather said...

So pretty, LeAnne - love the colors you've chosen, and those leaves are perfect with the blossom! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

Wendy said...

What a pretty card, LeAnne! I love the colors and the stamps you used on it! Lovely design, too! It just makes me smile on this rainy, dreary day! TFS Happy New Year to you & your family!

Bonnie said...

Checks and polka dots are such fun and I love that flower! Looks like a fun family celebration! Happy new year, my friend!

Amanda Mertz said...

Even if you aren't a purple lover you certainly pulled this design off! I love the buffalo plaid and the sunflower pairing. A very happy cheerful card to start this new year off! And I have to say I love the dogs Eagles outfit!! We are Philadelphia fans and it seems we need all the help we can get this season lol! Go Birds!