Thursday, March 31, 2016

Friends & Prayers....

Hello and Happy Thursday Everyone!
We are on the last day of the Month!
Geez, what happen to March? Seems like yesterday
was January 1st! Before we know it Summer will be here! YIKES!

I was watching a few videos over the Easter Weekend and
decided to play with some of my new crafty things - 
I tried to make it a CAS Card because I have a 
hard time doing those - I prefer layers :)

So here's what I created to share with you today -

I really like how this turned out except for the lavender Butterfly
In hindsight I would have left it white too! :) 
But that's how we learn - 
I certainly wasn't going to throw it away just because of that! :)

Because I liked the way this turned out so much that I made
another card using some other colors -

Now, I think this one turned out so lovely - I just love it! :)
It pays to Practice, Practice, Practice!!! (Wink Wink)

Here's the Recipe for Both Cards --
Cardstock - Stampin' Up, Georgia Pacific, Bo Bunny, 
Bazzill, Silhouette Adhesive 
Flower & Butterfly Stamps - Sizzix (Butterflies #3)
"To My Crafty" Stamp & "Friend" Die - My Creative Time 
(Friendships are Forever)
"You're in our Thoughts and" & Prayer Die - Simon Says Stamp!
Stitched Scallop Card Mat Die - Craftin Desert Diva's
Stitched Small Card Mat Die - Craftin Desert Diva's
Zig Zag Stitched Die - Die-namics MFT
Tim Holt's Distress Inks - Mustard Seed, Worn Lipstick, Milled Lavender
Round Ranger Blending tool
Glitter White & Lavender Embossing Powder - Joann Craft Essentials
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Versa Mark Ink
Glossy Accents to adhere the sequins
Sequins - Simon Says Stamp!

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Gerda said...

These cards are beautiful, Theresa!! Love the colors!! You did a awesome job!!! Have a great day, my friend.

Marilyn said...

Beautiful cards!!

Stephanie said...

These cards are just so pretty. I love the background. The colors blend so well. The flower stamp is beautiful. I think you can do just about any style and make it gorgeous!

Lisa said...

Wow, Theresa, these are absolutely gorgeous!! The colors are so beautiful!! I love the designs!! They look so amazing my friend!! I love, love them!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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Roberta Stevenson said...

Theresa, I think all of the cards are beautiful! Including the card with the purple butterfly! Love all of your beautiful backgrounds too!

Eva Bussom said...

Fabulous card, I love the softness!

Nana said...

WOW Theresa this is so beautiful. Love the background and the flowers and butterfly really pop.
Have a creative day.
Hugs Nana
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Sharon said...

I think both of them are beautiful Theresa!! Total awesomeness for sure!!!! :)

Karen said...

Oh Theresa, I am beyond in love with these beautiful cards! Your backgrounds are stunning, as are the flowers and butterflies. :o) I love the sentiment choices and the pretty base dies you chose. I am so happy you experimented because these truly bring sunshine to my heart. In fact, these are amongst my favorites from you. They are exquisite, Theresa!
I am thankful to be visiting you, sweet friend. I once again had to step away from crafting and commenting to care for some health and family situations. I dislike being behind like this and will be playing more catch up throughout the weekend. Thank you for your patient love during this tough year.

Hugs and blessings,

Migdalia said...

Such beautiful cards!Love the prayers die cut and pretty background.
Have a blessed day,
Crafting With Creative M

Kate - Small Bits of Paper said...

Your cards are gorgeous! The die cut words are fabulous over the pretty backgrounds!

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Tanya~Studio 5380 said...

Both of these cards are absolutely gorgeous my friend! The images are so soft and pretty and your inked backgrounds are amazing! I am loving the color combos you used. You topped them off with such lovely sentiments...soooo pretty!

Sukie said...

Your cards are absolutely gorgeous! I love the soft background colors and the fabulous sentiments you used! Beautiful addition of the sequins too!

Lesli Giertuga said...

They are both do great !!
\Good for you for trying something new -

Karon said...

Two beautiful cards. Love them!