Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Daisy Keepsake for Me

I hit a few challenges today that motivated me to make something for...



well... me. ;)





No one else would appreciate it as much.


See the Gerbera Daisy header on my blog? 




That's a picture of the flowers my husband gave me one year. ;)





Here's what's left of that gorgeous orange-faded to coral...




all dolled up.






I pressed that flower in a phone book lined with paper towels and laminated it after it was dry.




It's been sitting amongst my crafties for almost 2 years!



Now it's been paired with piercing, a combo of colors, and embossing.






The challenges that motivated me to DO SOMETHING with this daisy:






~Our Daily Bread Designs   ODBDSLC69 Piercing
 
~Simply Scrapping Crafts  July Card Challenge - Embossing 



Card Info:
ODBD Scripture Collection 6, Spellbinders Label Eleven, CB embossing folder, Versamark ink, copper embossing powder, MS border punch,S.E.I. Dill Blossom DP,Making Memories Just Chillin' DP,copic marker to line the edges

9 comments:

  1. It's beautiful and it goes so well with the choice of backing paper.

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  2. Marlene, this is such a gorgeous card!! I love the papers and that huge daisy...beautiful!!Thanks for taking the time to play along in this weeks Shining the Light Challenge over at ODBD! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

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  3. Beautiful card, Marlena and what a special daisy. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week. I always enjoy seeing what you have done with the colors.

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  4. So pretty and lovely! I love the embossing, and the punched border!

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  5. Beautiful Marlene!! I just love the colors and all the embossing!! Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light Challenge this week!!

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  6. Just beautiful Marlena. Such a pretty way to use your flower. Thanks for joining us at SSC

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  7. What a gorgeous flower--I can see why you've saved it for so long. Such a pretty use of the challenge colors! Thanks so much for joining us at the ColourQ this week!

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  8. Hey Marlena! Thanks yet again for linking up to the Fanatical About Botanical challenge in the Moxie Fab World! :)

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)