1.27.2010

Hugs and Kisses

Heya!

A very girly card for you today...which is okay, considering it's for a relative, who loves flowers, gardening and such...







I cut out the flower border from Cosmo Crickets "Honey Pie" teaser strips...yes, rather out of date line, but still fun! I then (tearfully) cut one of my new HA stamps to make the butterfly's trail...it was worth it though...;). I used the HA grid stamp for the background, since it seemed a little blank, tied one giant juicy bow around everything, stuck it on some chipboard, and oila! Card!

I'm telling you, I tried so hard not to make a card with a butterfly (since I've been using them so much lately), but I couldn't help but stick one in there!  At least it's not the focal point...;)

I made this with these challenges in mind.... Hero Arts, 2S4Y, Lexi's Creations, FTT (pink, pearls), DCRU, Creative Inspirations, Quixotic Challenge, and FBW.

So, like I promised, I'm going to share with you some happy news; I'm on Practical Scrappers DT now! You might have seen the post already, but if you haven't, thought I'd share it with you. Congrats to all the other new DT members - I'm looking forward to working with you!

And MORE happy news; my fabulous friend Jill has only just become a Hero Arts hostess! Congrats, Jill! I was hoping for it! :)

Thanks for poppin' by today!





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Hugs and Kisses card recipe
Cardstock: Michaels
Patterned paper: Cosmo Cricket "Honey Pie"
Stamps: HA grid, HA "Thinking of You Messages", Martha Stewart
Ink: Martha Stewart
Ribbon: Offray
Other: pearls from recycled card

32 comments:

  1. wow! so stunning! I love pearls and butterflies:) cute card

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  3. WOW...This is beautiful!!! Congrats on your new DT spot...they are blessed to have you!!! So happy you shared with DCRU this week!!

    Big DCRU Hugs - LOR

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  4. This is so pretty! Love that butterfly. Congrats on the new gig, too. Well deserved!

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  5. Love the VERY curly sentiment for the trail!

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  6. Gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

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  7. Oh, Clare, this is lovely. I love the neutral tones and the design. Beautiful chocolate ribbon!

    Smiles!
    Gwen DT@DCRU

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  8. Beautiful card - love the shape so cool! Thanks so much for playing along with the FBW challenge this week!

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  9. This is very pretty!! I love the shape of this card! Great job with the sketch!

    ♥Lea

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  10. Such a lovely card!! I love the tulips at the bottom and the way you have the sentiment cut out and trailing the butterfly. Great take on the sketch!!

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  11. A beautiful card thanks for joining us at Lexis

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  12. Fabulous card hunni :D and congrats on DT position you deserve it...thanks for playing along at Lexi's Creations

    Hugs Lexi xxx

    Oh Clare while i think about it i've been trying to email you can you get in touch plz..thanks xx

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  13. Fantastic! Beautiful! Wow! Thanks for joining us this week at 2S4Y! :) Kathy

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  14. Stunning! Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!
    Laura

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  15. what a stunning card,love the clean lines and the butterflies,beautifully made
    thanks for joining us at lexis,good luck in the challenge
    lalkygirl x x

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  16. I'm a new design team member at Practical Scrappers too! I look forward to working with you! WOW this card is awesome! I've never seen a card made from chipboard! Love the pearls on the butterfly.

    Cornna

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  17. Gorgeous CAS card!! I love it!! Thanks for fluttering with us this week!!

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  18. Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations with your beautiful work! Good luck!

    Saskia :)

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  19. A really rich look to this card.Good Luck and thanks for joining in at Lexis Creations

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  20. What a pretty card! Thanks so much for joining us for Flutter By Wednesday! :)

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  21. Congrats Clare on your new DT! LOVE your card. The shape is lovely and I'm so addicted to butterflies at the moment! Your card is fabulous!
    DCRU Hugs
    Amber

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  22. So how have I managed to miss all the wonderfulness thats been going on over here? Congrats on your DT place and being Jill's inspiration girl this week. LOVE your cards soooo much! Jo x

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  23. Really cute and elegant at the same time! :-)

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  24. This is soooo pretty! Thanks for playing at FBW this week!

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  25. Beautiful card!! I love the soft color combo and fun shape!! Great job!! Thanks for playing with us at DCRU!!
    Sheri~DCRU DT

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  26. Clare, this is stunning! I LOVE the colors, the stamping, the altered stamp(you cut one), and the clean and simple design! Lovely card! Thanks so much for playing FTTC!

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  27. Simply gorgeous!! Love the clean style!

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  28. Simply gorgeous card!!!

    So glad you added the FTTC to your sweet card!!! Hugs ~S~

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  29. Such an elegant card :o)

    Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations

    Hugs
    Tracey
    x

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  30. Gorgeous card Clare! Love the colour combo! Thanks for joining us at Quixotic Paperie! Hugs Judy xx

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