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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

A whirlwind of fun...

I have a couple of exciting things to share:

First... Finished this card last night after playing with my spellbinders die cut and some fun Memory Box stamps.



I had seen a gorgeous and I mean stunning card on Yvonne's blog here: http://yvonne-anabelle.blogspot.com/2009/11/serendipity-november-challenge.html. I have this stamp too and am re-inspired to use it for my Christmas cards. (Will share if and when they are created).

I used the same Fleur De Lis die cut and cut 12 from a Memory Box card which I had stamped with a Memory box flourish stamp in Stonewashed dye ink.

The flowers are Memory Box - Black Eyed Susan E422 stamped in versafine black onyx and colored using watercolor pencils. I used the same colors on the butterflies (memory box - periwinkle B1181)

I sponged the outer circle to give it the orange-yellow effect to match the butterflies and flowers.

Second exciting news:

Tim Holtz started his 12 days of tags today... So much inspiration in techniques all jammed into 12 days. Also he has wonderful prizes so go check that out. I think I am going to try to play along as it fits in with the HA blog challenge this week and Louise's tag Tuesday challenge too!

Third:
My card is posted on the Moxie Fab World as a Tuesday Trigger! and as a bonus I also won a pack of paper from another post on Cathy's blog.

So I am having a wonderful day.. I hope you are too!

Suzz

13 comments:

  1. Hey Suzanne! Congrats on that gorgeous card for the Tuesday's Triggers! What a stunner! So happy for you!

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  2. Impresionante, es precioso este trabajo. Felicidades por tu nombramiento, te lo mereces porque eres una gran artista, innovadora y creativa.
    Besitos.

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  3. What a beautiful site you have. I came here by way of Moxi Fab blog; your Christmas card is outstanding. I took a peak around your blog and love your work and now I'm subscribing.

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  4. Hello girl! Another fan here to congratulate you on your Tuesday Trigger!!!!!

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  5. It's very beautiful. I'm trying to figure out how you managed to get the edges all around - I have that nestie and will be experimenting with this.

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  6. Yes, congrats Sue - I happened to see your gorgeous card on the Moxie blog! This is a stunner too!

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  7. This is very beautiful and so elegant. Your little butterflies have the most beautiful colors and I LOVE the shape of this card - just perfect! Great touch with the organze ribbon!

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  8. WooHoo, Sue! Congratulations! Such a stunning card, love everything about it!! You ROCK!

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  9. ahhhhh........ this is a beauty!! love this so much Sue!!!

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  10. Congrats on all of your featured cards! I'm not surprised- you are sooo talented. The card today is a beauty- love your colors and sponging!

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  11. Beautiful flowers and I LOVE that border you created!!

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  12. Gorgeous and elegant! Love how delicate it looks!

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