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Friday Sketchers/ Color throwdown

Good Evening! I had a chance sit and stamp today since my Husband and the kids went fishing. I decided to stay home and have a day off. I did this card for the Friday Sketch Challenge. This also works for the Color Throwdown challenge. I LOVE this sketch. I made this for my cousin, for her anniversary. I used the Bella birds DS paper from SU (retired), some pink pirouette CS (also retired), Chocolate Chip CS, and very vanilla CS. The flower stamp is from the Ever After stamp set and the sentiment is from the Sweet little sentiments Stamp set. i added 3 pink brads and a crocheted flower which is also retired in the pink. Wow talk about a retired card. I colored the image with my water color pencils. Well I hope everyone has a wonderful 4th of July. Thanks for stoppin by:)


SUPER beautiful! Love this card!!
LINDA said…
Hi Steph, This is such a beautiful card.. Love the colors..Love the image and the flower is just wonderful..Happy 4th of July..
Hugs, Linda
Jenn Embry said…
Pretty card! I love the softness of the colors.
aardvarkpest said…
Very pretty I love the soft pink colour.

lindal said…
Hi Steph, This is a beautiful card. I love the layout and the sentiment. SU sure has some nice paper. Do you do a lot of demonstrations? I have been going to one at an independent demonstrator home about once a month for the past 5 or 6 months. I always make an order like I am a hostess to get the deals. I am really hooked and it didn't take long. Thanks for following my blog.
Holly said…
wow, Steph, I really like this card. Good job!!
LeAnne said…
Very pretty! Love these papers and your layout! Thanks for playing with us this week!
Juls said…
love this card, especially the little flower. so sweet!
How pretty! Great layout and I love your flower!
Cindy Van Sluys said…
Beautiful job Steph! I just love that DP, have it myself! Did you crochet your own flower?

Yes, it is nice sometime to just slip off and have a day totally to yourself to create something beautiful!


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