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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Purple and white anniversary

Hello there!  I have been away from this blog for a few days.  I was concentrating on the Fan Club challenge on Splitcoaststampers - I fell short of my goal of 42 cards in about 9 days - I actually completed most of the challenges but had internet problems and many remained on my desk instead of in my SCS gallery.  I tried a few new to me techniques and had a great time doing all of this.
Nearly always I begin a card with a sketch.  I could not find one that fit with my idea for this card, so I winged it!
This week's challenge at Joan's Gardens is one that I found especially attractive, so I have completed another card - use purple and white, the negative of die cuts (the delicate branches and circle frame), textured bg (Swiss dots and lacy ribbon), and a purchase from her shop - the Cheery Lynn border.  I think I got it all!  I added shiny metallic "ribbon" (Spica pen), shiny flower centers, and sparkly rhinestones.  The sentiment is from my computer and the image from A Day for Daisies (digi).
Challenge - see above:  http://www.atjoansgardens.com/2013/08/this-weeks-challege.html
Shiny elements http://adayfordaisies.blogspot.com/search/label/challenges
Any:  http://cheerylynndesigns.blogspot.com/search/label/challenge
Anniversary:  http://lexiscreations.blogspot.com/

4 comments:

  1. very pretty. Great design. Beautiful .
    Thanks so much for joining us at Josn's Gardens for our weekly chalkenge.
    Joan
    Www.atjoansgardens.com

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  2. an awesome and marvellous card!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi (GD this week on lexi's creations challenge)

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  3. What a beautiful card and such lovely colors. Thanks for joining us this week with Cheery Lynn Dies Challenge and best of luck.

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  4. Love that purple! Thank you so much for joining the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge and good luck!
    hugs,
    Gini

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