Saturday, July 14, 2012

Shabby Sympathy

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Wow, we woke up to rain this morning---lots of nice, soft falling rain!  We needed it!  I actually got some housework done and found a little stamping time.  The Sugar Creek Hollow challenge #20 is to make a sympathy card; we always need them.  I pulled out Fan Fair DP (such vintage yumminess), Blessings from Heaven, and Papaya Collage:

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I also used the Stamping 411 Saturday Sketch Challenge 264:

and the color challenge of pink, navy and my choice (rose) from Our Creative Corner:

I just used the elements from the Papaya collage set and stamped them in Primrose Petals and Midnight Muse on VV cardstock and cut them out, adding some pearls, glitter, seam binding and lace:

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I realized (too late) that my seam binding doesn’t exactly match my DP…..oh well!  I included a Bible verse on the inside along with elements from the set, stamped off once:

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I know this is mean…..but this is how Cassidy awoke this morning, and she HATES to have her hair combed or brushed:

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She is feeling better, despite the look on her face!  Enjoy your day!

25 comments:

  1. This is stunning LeAnne! Love the addition of rose and your beautiful stamps! Lovely sympathy card. Little Cassidy is precious! Thanks for joining us this week at Our Creative Corner! Hugs, Marcy

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  2. Oh my goodness...I looked exactly the same way this morning! Only not nearly as adorable. :) Your sympathy card is superb. I really like that you chose rose as your third color. The very touching sentiment has been beautifully framed with the most elegant embellishments. Your card is truly beautiful.

    Thank you so much for joining in the challenge at Our Creative Corner!
    Lisa :)

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  3. Yours is even more gorgeous LeAnne! Love those colours together - just stunning! :)

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  4. Gorgeous card.

    The picture of Cassidy is so funny. Reminds me of my niece when she was young--we used to call her Cousin Itt when she woke up.

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  5. Stunning card I love that ribbon and the way you've distressed it.
    Your little girl looks adorable. Hugs Teresa xx

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  6. Stunning is right!! I love love this card.What gorgeous colours and embellishments. Great way to combine challenges too.
    Poor Cassidy..I'm so glad she is feeling better now:)

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  7. Hi LeAnne! This is shabby chic at it's finest! Love your pretty card and the bow just makes this card shine. Cassidy sure is a hoot! Glad she is feeling better too.

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  8. oh Le Anne, beautiful card and I love that Psalm on the inside. Hugs, Bev

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  9. What a beautiful card! So elegant, my friend. Love that bow...need to learn how to make those! Cassidy is adorable, even when she's not smiling! Thanks for sharing :)

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  10. Such a beautiful sympathy card LeAnne. I remember those hair brushing days with my own daughter, now she brushes too often.

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  11. Stunning, gorgeous, wow, etc!! Love it!

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  12. Love this beautiful card. The colors and vintage looks is so pretty.
    Poor little Cassidy. Looks like maybe an little longer in bed would make her happy. LOL I love the hair. I mess mine up just because. LOL

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  13. What a beautiful card, LeAnne, I love that bow and the way you have nested the pearls into it.
    The photo of Cassidy would be very cute on a scrapbook page!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner.

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  14. Have just caught up with your blog LeAnne and I'm so sorry about the sadness of late. This is a beautiful card and Papaya Collage is on my list for sure! My daughter felt just the same way as Cassidy about having her hair brushed when she was small!

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  15. I must have missed this card yesterday! This is simply stunning. I think you have that rumpled ribbon down to a science. Wow.

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  16. This is absolutely beautiful! It will sure bring some comfort to the recipient! You created shabby so well!

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  17. What an amazingly beautiful card! Great colors and fantastic use of the stamp set! :-)

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  18. Oh, poor Cassidy. My nieces hate their hair brushed too! My daughter would have let me play with her hair all day.

    This card is stunning!!!! I love the crinkled bow!!!!

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  19. Your card is breathtaking! And I just love that big splash of raspberry ribbon across the middle! Thanks for playing along at OCC!

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  20. Very pretty! I wish I could do a vintage card like that!

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  21. such a lovely card, I love the colours you have used so glad you joined us at Sugar Creek Hollow
    hugs

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  22. LeAnne, love the contrasts in your beautiful pink tones and what a beautiful bg paper with that lace and the frame you created. Just beautiful. Hope Cassidy is feeling better, I would hate for anyone to see my morning hair,lol.
    Thanks for sharing at Sugar Creek Hollow this week.
    Patti SCH/DT

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  23. Beautiful card!! Your sentiments are perfect, thank you so much for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow!
    Hugs
    Heather

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  24. LeAnn - congratulations on the beautiful and meaningful card you created. I'm pleased to see your design work was chosen as a winner at OCC.

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  25. Congratulations on the Top Talent Award ! Beautiful card!

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