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Saturday, January 2, 2010

Willow saying thanks

One of my many Christmas thank you cards.  I used this sketch from CLP.
Also entering Fussy & Fancy-- Theme is NEW!  I had gotten craft store gift cards for christmas so I went shopping and got bunch of new supplies.      CRAFT Challenge #31-- Thank you card                                                                                           
Miss Willow is popped up with foam tape sitting by her outdoor lamppost sending thanks.  Papers are from DCWV christmas glitter stack.  Cutout lamppost image using my new Spellbinders large deckled rectangle nesties. Colored images with copics and dobbered ground cover and sky with my new Tim Holtz distress inks of broken china and antique linen :)  Then placed photo corners to frame image.  My one other new purchase was the Fiskars upper crest border punch which was used on the right side of the card under the ribbons and butterfly :D  Just LOVE my new products!!!!!  


The butterfly was CB and covered with diamond glaze for shine and then accented with pink rhinestones. Below are close ups of stamped images and flower!!


The flower is layers of prima, MS chrysanthemum sticker and Colorbok layered flower center linked with a charm of "thanks"!!

Recipe:
Stamps:  Lamp post image from my mom and WOJ willow with floral wreath
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, copics and Tim Holtz distress inks
Paper:  DCWV and cardstock
Tools:  MS butterfly and border punches, EK Success photo corner and Fiskars upper crest border punches, Spellbinders large deckled rectangle nesties and CB folder
Embellies:  Ribbon, prima flower, charm, MS Chrysanthemum sticker, Colorbok flower center, Diamond glaze and rhinestones on butterfly


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19 comments:

Juls said...

just gorgeous!! Love all the fab details on the card! stunning!

Stampin Mindy said...

This is so cute, I love the scene you've created. The layout is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Friday!

Christine said...

Love this pretty card great colours thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy 1st. challenge hope to see you again.

Hugs Christine xx

Juanita said...

This is so nicely done, your colored this beautifully. Thanks for being a part of our very first challenge.

Fussy and Fancy Girl Juanita

sugar n spice said...

Just adorable, your image, layout and colouring are fab and that flower is just yummy. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week, good luck in the draw.

Suzi x

Justine said...

Oh how beautiful is this. Great coloring.
Hugz,
Fussy and Fancy girl Justine

Jennifer said...

Wow, your card is amazing. It's perfectly fussy and fancy.

Hugs,
Jennifer

Handmade by Vivi said...

Happy New Year!!!
Adorable card and great take on the sketch!!!
Thank you for entering my blog candy and being a follower of Magnolia Stamp Lovers!!
I wish you Good Luck!
xxx
Vivi

Lori said...

Aren't new tools fun, Mary Lou? I can see that you've had a lot of fun using them :D Your coloring is wonderful and I especially LOVE the butterfly accent!
Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Friday!
Love and hugs ~ Lori

Trimgym said...

Gorgeous card, thank you for joining us and good luck! Have a good 2010!

Jo.

Krista said...

So Beautiful. I love everything about this card. Definitely a Fussy and Fancy work of art! Thanks for sharing.

Kim said...

Such a beautiful card Mom! I love your coloring!!! STUNNING work!
Love~
Kim

Hope Jacare said...

A really beautiful card!Thanks for sharing your Thank you project with us at C.R.A.F.T.. Have a great 2010! Cheers Claire x

Chelsea said...

First time on your blog and its lovely! Your cards are all so colorful and beautiful. Thanks for playing the CLP Challenge Mary Lou, hope to see you back for more. :)Chel

April Rose said...

This is such a cute cheerful card! I love the sweet image and all the fun embellishments and details. Thank you for joining our first challenge at Fussy and Fancy Friday!
Hugs,
April

Denise said...

Mary Lou, I love your card. It's wonderful!! Thanks for being part of our first ever challenge at Fussy & Fancy!!
Hugs, Denise

Lacey Stephens said...

Wow! This is amazing!! You did an awesome job! I love all of the elements you added and your coloring is so beautiful!
Thanks for linking my candy :-)
~Lacey

Ruth said...

Really beautiful card,Ruth x

julietk said...

Thats is a gorgeous card. I enjoyed visiting your blog :-)