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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Shabby Chic meets Monday with Magnolia

Hi ya friends,
WOW! It has been raining like crazy here in So Cal. Good-bye 75 degree weather :( Well, today I have a card for 3 challenges:
{Simon Says Challenge: Shabby Chic Style
{Just Magnolia Challenge: A Thank You card
{MOJO Monday Sketch Challenge; Sketch 122

                               (I flipped the sketch for my card :)

Here it is:

Here's a peek of the inside:


I don't think the Shabby Chic style is for me. It's so muted & I like color. I used my fav Tilda (mini-me) again. Sorry, I do have other Tildas, but this one just screamed Shabby Chic. I also used some of my fav papers from the Lily Kate Collection. I have been hoarding these papers for SO LONG & refused to use them b/c they're just so pretty. But, I made a resolution to use my pretty papers & I did :) I only wept for a little bit while I cut into the papers :(  Don't judge me! I know lots of you have done the same thing. So hoarders of the world UNITE!!! Let's use our pretty things together :)

Only 3 days until CHA!!!! I'm like that old commercial where the woman has her hands on the glass door saying, "Open! Open! Open!" ---> that's me right now!

Thanks for peekin' at my triple scoop card. Ummm, that reminds me I have some gelato in the freezer callin' my name.
Gotta Go!




The 411
Stamps: Tilda in hat sitting, Short & Sweet -SU!
Ink: Rich Cocoa- Memento, Creamy Caramel- SU!
Paper: Lily Kate- BasicGrey, Pink Pirouette-SU!, Vintage Cream -PTI
Tools: Oval Nesties, Lace Border Punch- MS, Curly Label Punch -SU 
Other: Copics, pearls- Kaiser, ribbon

13 comments:

  1. Your card is perfect for the shabby chic style with the soft pink and lace. Wonderful job.

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  2. Shabby Chic may not be your style, but you did a beautiful job with it. I just love how you make the insides of your cards "pretty" too.
    Hugs,
    Kristina

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  3. WOW...Stunning card... Its so beautiful...I love everything about it!..Glitter Bee hugs, Ronnie

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  4. I'm flying my "United Hoarders of America" flag because I'm a citizen of that group too....but I will think long and hard about using some of my favorite paper....Way to create out of your "style" zone....that is hard to do...

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  5. Karli- this is absolutely gorgeous! The inside is as beautiful as the outside...

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  6. Beautiful, you do shabby chic well, she is perfect! Love the lace embellishments, too. I have trouble using some of that lovely paper, too! Don't know what I'm saving it for though?!

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  7. I tend to hoard my pretties too...paper, beads and material! LOL, what a mess! Your card is beautiful!

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  8. so pretty! now I have that Open Open Open thing in my head!

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  9. So pretty and I love her necklace!

    you're going to CHA?! Can you hear me gnashing my teeth with envy LOL!

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  10. Love your card. It's very pretty - very feminine - perfect for girls - big and little! And your coloring is fabulous!

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  11. oh my goodness, this is so pretty! how I love her necklace :)

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  12. Fabulous card :-) The image is gorgeous and the papers and embellies are fab :-)

    thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge and DT call :-)

    Luv
    Lols x x

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