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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend

Happy Sunday!  It's been a restful weekend. I have talked to the two contractors who will be putting up my patio cover and laying down a concrete slab to finish up the new patio.  Hopefully it will all be done by next week.  Just in time for Summer.

I was able to work on a few cards this weekend and I'll be showcasing them this week. My first card up this week is using a Sassy Studio Designs image.

I really have to figure a better way to photograph cards that a light in color.  This is really so much prettier in real life.

Materials Used:
  • Image - Sassy Studio Designs - Diamond
  • Sentiment - Computer generated
  • Cardstock - Stampin Up Soft Sky; Xpress It Blending Card
  • Designer Paper - My Minds Eye - Follow Your Heart - Be Happy
  • Accessories:  Small and Large Stampin Up Oval Punches; Nestabilities - Classic Oval and Lacy Oval Dies; Marianne Designs Border Die; Flowers - Wild Orchid Crafts; Hat Pin, Ribbon and Bling from my stash; Martha Stewart Leaf Branch punch.
  • Stickles - Diamond
  • Copic Markers  BG000, BG01, BG10, BG11; E25, E29, E31, E50, E51, E53; R01, R12, T1, YR000, YR01, YR02
I am submitting this card for the following challenges:
ATCs With Attitude - Add some Sparkle
Dare to be Sassy Thursday - Use something Wet (Stickles)
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Lacy Sunshine - Anything Goes
Robyn's Fetish Challenge - Anything Goes
Ribbon Girl - Flowers
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
2 Sisters - Anything Goes

19 comments:

  1. So, so, so cute! Love the colors and those flowers are amazing! :)

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  2. Extremely pretty and LOVE those gorgeous flowers!
    Lovely card.
    Lynn

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  3. Lovely colours Maggie, and you have coloured the image beautifully. Love the flowers you have embellished with.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  4. Maggie, this is beautiful!! I love the colors and the trimming with a hatpin and flowers is lovely. Gorgeous card!

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  5. This is so beautiful, Maggie!! Great color choices and I love how you've colored the image! Nicely done!

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  6. Beautiful colors! I like the little beaded pin and the border punch/die. Very pretty design.

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  7. Beautiful card. Really love the soft colours and embellies. Great image too.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge. Good luck.
    xx

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  8. She is so lovely! Love the soft colors you used for her. The pin is a great choice! I love the idea of a patio (I don't have one, just have a lawn...) I am thinking I need to have one put down for out lawn furniture, I would be more comfy.

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  9. Oh I thought stamps were! LOL! I had it wrong all these years :) LOVE this! And having seen your work IRL, I know that this one is as dazzling as it is here! A beauty!!

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  10. WOW, Maggie, I love your soft color combo! Fantastic striped paper in the background and great coloring. I envy you a patio -- but I do have a large deck off the back of my house at second story level. I can look down on my garden and back lawn. :-D

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  11. This is a real sassy card. I love the flowers the way you put them together. Very Beautiful. Thank You for joining us over at The Robyns Fetish Challenge Blog

    Michelle (DT)

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  12. Lovely card - thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl April card challenge, Mary x

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  13. Diamonds are a girls best friends, but flowers make the perfect accent. Gorgeous.

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  14. Lovely card, Maggie. Thanks for joining ATCs With Attitude.

    Dwita.

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  15. Very pretty pastels. Love the layout you have done.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Lacy Sunshine challenge. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

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  16. Love your pastel colours. The flower looks amazing in the corner as well.

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz this week. Good luck!

    Nick

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  17. So pretty, love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody. Good Luck!
    Sandy :) DT

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  18. This is so pretty. Love the colors and the stickles! Thanks for joining us at DTBST last week!

    Alaine - SSD DT

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  19. Beautiful creation! Thanks for joining us at ATC's with Attitude.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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