Wednesday, July 25, 2012

~July 2012 Blog Hop~







Here is my CAS creation~





based on these inspirational photo colors:






I pulled out my BoBunny Country Garden pack for this one~all that color is packed into that lil' apple!




I added sewing for Less Is More:Week 77 ~Sewing


The gorgeous frame is from Joan's generous prize pack that included Little Yellow Bicycle's Clear Cuts Shapes~LOVE!!!


One quote I've heard this week at archery camp that convicted me


...."BE TEACHABLE"...


Yes, you are NEVER too old to learn new things.


I signed up with my girls and I'm learning a ton of lil' details about holding a bow; aiming at the target; etc.


Just when I think I know what I'm doing...there's another step!

It's just like life, I guess. ;)




I kept most of the card white with just a pop of color for 






The stitches I chose for my card mimic the subtle ruffles in the cake...the frame has gentle dots circling around...





Thanks for stopping in today~I appreciate the company! ;)






Stamps: Papertrey Ink Communique Sentiments Mini Set
Die: Papertrey Ink Fruit Fusion apple die
Ink: Memento Ink pistachio
Paper:Georgia Pacific white,BoBunny Country Garden Pack
Other:Little Yellow Bicycle Clear Cuts Shapes,Martha Stewart border punch,Mark's Finest Papers twine




21 comments:

  1. Great card! I love the bottom border!

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  2. Hi,Very pretty card-love your design :) x

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  3. so beautiful!! i love your card!!

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  4. Stunning and simple all at the same time! LOVE your card, Marlena :)

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  5. Absolutely beautiful!!!! Love the sweet details- so perfectly CAS!!!!

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  6. Really beautiful Marlena, that apple is so fun.

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  7. Beautiful! I love the little stitched lines - so a great touch. Awesome CAS card!

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  8. Hi Marlena! I'm so glad you stopped by my blog to say hello. It's been too long for sure. I really love this adorable card. The bottom detail is so cool. Love the "Be Teachable" quote too. Certainly something to remember. Hope you are well.

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  9. This is super cute!! Love it!

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  10. Such a lovely card, and how neat that you are learning archery!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  11. ooooh, love your colorful apple! What a great idea to use patterned paper like that for dies. And the stitching is so fun too.

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  12. What a neat take on the photo Marlena. Love that apple, the circle element... the stitching looks great!

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  13. Love your interpretation of the ruffles - lovely card!

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  14. What a great card. I love all the detail and how they work together.

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  15. Just gorgeous Marlena, cute little apple and great stitchery too :) Viv xx

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  16. Very clean and very simple...so PERFECT for the LIM challenge! Love it!

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  17. This looks really cool Marlena!
    Super card.
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  18. This is a fabulous card, so well balanced.

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  19. Hey Marlena! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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