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Monday, January 14, 2013

Pansies in a Cup - MMTPT232

Good morning my friends.  I worked on this card last week, but with all the issues going on at my house, I wasn't able to finish it up until this weekend.  So even though it's a week late, here it is.  This is for Teapot Tuesday on Splitcoaststampers and the first I've been able to do for some time now.  I love flowers and especially purple ones, so this was easy to do.

If you don't know, Teapot Tuesday is a weekly challenge where you make a card for a specific person for a specific reason - either they are ill, someone has passed on, or they just need some extra special attention.  This week our destination is San Antonio, Texas. If you would like a destination for your card this week, how about sending it to Sherry? Sherry was brought to our attention by fellow SCSer and faithful Teapotter, Phyllis ( SparklePlenty 1000 ). Sherry is the life-long friend of Phyllis and is struggling with the loss of her husband last year in a tragic accident and limitations of her own from injuries she sustained herself.
For the address to mail your cards to as well as some more information about Sherry's circumstances, please visit Post #331 in the Teapot Tuesday Destination Station thread. Please remember that just because you participate in a Teapot Tuesday challenge that is combined with a card drive request, it does not mean that you are REQUIRED to send your cards. It is totally 100% voluntary!


The theme was to use flowers and an uplifting sentiment.  Here's the card that I created for Sherry.
I know that I got this image off my computer, but now for the life of me, I cannot find it and didn't write down where it came from.  I'll have to do a better search and will update that information when I find it.  If you recognize it, let me know.
Materials Used:
  • Image - Pansies in a Cup - Fred She Said
  • Sentiment - Hero Arts - Thinking of You (I use this set a lot.  I love the variety of words and styles they included in it.)
  • Cardstock - Xpress It Blending Card; Stampin Up - Lovely Lilac
  • Pattern Paper - Gina K Designs - Wisteria Lane
  • Layout - Bev Rochester - All the Things I Love Blog
  • Accessories:  Nestabilities - Classic Circle Die; Scallop Circle Die; Fabulous Finds Die; Punch - Corner Rounder; Memory Keepers - Bakers' Twine
  • Copic Markers - BV000, BV13, BV17; E0000, E000, E40; G40, G43, G82; Y11, Y15, and Y19
That's it for today.  Thanks for stopping by.

I am submitting this card to the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes
The Squirrel and the Fox - Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge - Dies and Punches
ATC's and Cards with Attitude - Add a Tag or Sentiment/Anything Goes
Lady Anne's Challenges - Sentiments/Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Anything Goes with your Favorite Color - (Purple)
Fat Pages and Cards - Tag or Sentiment/Anything Goes
Hotshot Craft Blog - Clean and Simple
Stampin' for the Weekend - Anything Goes
Stampin with the Dragon - Anything Goes
SweetPea Stampers - Clean and Simple















25 comments:

  1. Oh this is so sweet and pretty love the colors and design all of your elements work so well together...

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  2. Very nice Maggie! The purples are so pretty together with the yellow...great layout too! TFS!!!

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  3. Beautiful! Those soft colours are very pretty.

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  4. So pretty! Love the pansies and the colors. She will love it. What a great idea to bring comfort when someone needs it.

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  5. Beautiful card, Maggie! Love the pretty pansies and your coloring is super - as always.
    lynn

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  6. Beautiful card,fabulous image and love the design.xxx

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  7. Oh Maggie what a beautiful card - love the image and you have coloured it beautifully- the mauve and lemon background is perfect.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. This is beautiful, Maggie. I love pansies, and have lots of them blooming right now, even thought we've had some cold weather.

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  9. Maggie! I love those colors together and this i just beautiful! The image is colored so nicely.

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  10. I love tea pots, tea cups and purple, so I totally love this card! It's a delight to behold. Thanks for playing with us at 613 Avenue Create. Be sure to come back again:)

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  11. What a fabulous card, love the colors and all the details on your card! Thanks for playing with us at Stamping with the Dragon!

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  12. Love the card, Maggie!!! You picked the perfect colors for this card!! It's just beautiful!

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  13. Such a pretty card. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week for my Dies & Punches challenge, good luck x

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  14. Really Pretty Card - thanks for joining us at sweet pea stampers this month :)

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  15. The lilac color adds softness to this lovely card. Love to see more of your work. Thanks for playing with us at 613 Avenue Create.

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  16. beautiful card, love your colouring and image. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Pea Stampers this month and hope you can join us again x

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  17. Pretty, pretty pansies! A lovely card and so nice to think it will go to lift someone's spirits.

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  18. This is so pretty and elegant. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Lady Anne’s Paper Crafts DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  19. Love the rounded corners and the flowers in the cup is awesome.

    Tamie
    #355

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  20. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  21. Beautiful - a really pretty image and beautifully coloured.

    Thanks for joining us at The Squirrel and the Fox.

    Helen x

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  22. I love this stamp image, and the colors you chose are beautiful!

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  23. Maggie, what a stunning pansy card you have made. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this month and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

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  24. Wonderful!. Thank you for joining us at HSC for our CAS challenge

    Sarah x

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