Thursday, April 29, 2010

HUG A TREE

The last three days have been really great. Spent Monday with my best friend Sandy, she is here for a visit with her daughter. Sandy lives in Ohio and I haven't seem her in over 15 years. We really had a great time, doing what girls do the best "shop." Sandy is into quilting and it just so happens that I was working on a quilt. We went to a couple of quilt stores and found some great fabric, that I want to use on an altered book. The book is a work in progress, have lots of things in mind and will be working on that in the next few months.



Tuesday I finished the quilt top, and worked on a couple of cards. Gingersnap Creations has a new challenge for botanical. I used the stamp set from Stampin Up, Thoughts and Prayers. The base of the card is green cardstock and the mat is in cream color, stamped the cardstock using the branch stamp, and then embossed it using a new embossing folder from Provo Craft and my Big Shot.





The tree was stamped on a cream cardstock and then added a green mat. Used a $1 stamp that I found in Reno for the sentiment. Tried to keep the card pretty simple, but added the green rhinestones to each corner. Didn't show a picture of the inside, put stamped a small tree on cream cardstock and added that to the inside.

One of my favorite places to go for other challenges is Crafty Creations, the challenge this week is to make your own background. There are so many ways to do this, mine is probably is the simplest, but does qualify. If you would like to see some other ideas, check out their blog.


Hopefully Sandy and I will be able to spend some more time together next week. It's my Monday, so time for me to go to work. Thanks for stopping by today, and have a great day.

P. S. Almost forgot Week 16 challenge of trees or leaves is at Lots to Do blog.

11 comments:

  1. lovely classy car, thanks for taking part in the gigersnap botanical challenge

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  2. I love this card and the embossing.

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  3. Sometimes simple is perfect, and this card is it!! Just lovely!!

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  4. How wonderful for you to reunite with your friend after so many years.Sounds like a great time and looking forward to seeing what you do with that fabric! Your card is so sweet and perfect for the challenge!

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  5. Great card Sue, love the simplicity of it and the color combination.

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  6. Suzie, this is lovely and wonderful! Great Earth Day sentiment, and I love the elegant simplicity. Glad you joined us at Gingersnaps!

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  7. Nice, love the simplicity of it and the green on white, beautiful!

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  8. Love the embossing and the stamping on tiop it works!

    Love Dawn xx

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  9. very elequent. thanks for joining us on ccc this week'

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  10. It's very pretty, I love the sentiment!

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