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Monday, February 17, 2014

Chocolatey TeaPot challenge

This is another card for the weekly TeaPot Tuesday challenge at SplitCoastStampers.  Of those who are not familiar with this event:  each week, some one is selected as the recipient of our RAK cards - we have a theme, and try to send cheer or special congratulations.  This week the recipient is the 81 year old mother of one of our group - she has had many health issues and several hospitalizations, so is in need of cheer.  She is fond of chocolate.  Can you believe that in my big collection of stamps, digis, and RAK images - chocolate is not to be found!  So I printed a freebie - located thanks to Google.  Rita will get a whole box of chocolates - and these are definitely no calorie LOL!  This sketch was a particularly challenging one - I probably did not do a good job of pairing image and layout, but I tried - it is flipped. from the original.  The bg layer is embossed with words from the You (Cuttlebug) embossing folder - I just embossed words along the edge of the cs, choosing words that I wanted to use, as some did not seem suitable for the occasion.  That technique worked better than I epected.
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Photo inspiration (the top of the cup of chocolate looks like some of the chocolates in this box):
TeaPot Tuesday:


Sally Dube said...

Love all the browns - certainly reminds me of a yummy mocha latte or perhaps a nice hot coffee!! So glad you joined in on our fun at FBD's Choose Your Challenge!!
Blessings to you Dorothy!!

michele said...

Great interpretation of the sketch! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs Michele x

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

This is SO SWEET!!! The card and post. I know that this lady will appreciate her box of chocolates that came straight from the heart.
Thank you for sharing and for playing along with us at Fresh Brewed Designs Choose your Challenge.
Big smiles,

Beth Brovold said...

Oh I'm sure that this "box" of chocolates will brighten her day!!! So very thoughtful Dorothy!!! Thanks for sharing with us at Fresh Brewed Designs February Challenge!!!

Kim B said...

So sweet!!! Love all the browns. Thanks for joining us at Fresh Brewed Designs. Kim xx

Lori Barnett said...

How sweet! Thanks for sharing the story behind making this card. I'm sure it will be appreciated.

fiona walker said...

A great card thanks for joining our challenge this month at challenges 4 everybody good luck Fiona dt. x