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Thursday, March 21, 2013

You Are Beautiful

Coffee of the Day - Coconut Marshmallow (Ryan bought this for me yesterday! what a treat!)

We have a wonderful showcase over at Milk Coffee for you today. Our theme is florals and there are some gorgeous samples on the blog by the team. I hope you will stop over to see what everyone has created to inspire you!


My card uses the beautiful Tiffany in flowery bridal gown image from the Etsy store. the sentiment is from Create with TLC. the papers are digital ones, Carina Gardner Flourish. buttons and lace are vintage, leaf die is SU!, gorgeous flower is from Wild Orchid.

there is a lot of sparkle and shine on this card that doesn't really show in the scan. the roses have all been covered in milled lavender distress stickles as was the border the, accent dots were highlighted with my clear spica glitter pen, the flower was sprayed with shimmer mist, and the sentiment banner was sprayed with glimmer mist. A silver doily is tucked away in behind the flower, but might be kind of hard to see.

Even though the calendar says spring, we are in the midst of a huge snowstorm here in NE Ohio. 3"-5" of snow are expected today and temps are about 15*. roads are pretty nasty. I do love snow, but I'm happiest when no one is out driving in it. my guys start their Spring Break tomorrow, so I'm excited! :)

Challenges:
Aud Sentiments - girl power
Forever Friends - lots of flowers
Paper Crafting Journey - ribbon or lace
Inky Impressions - flowers
Crafty Sentiments - flowers
Crazy Amigo - wedding
Going Grey with Scrap Creations - fave embellies (vintage buttons & trims)
Craft Your Passion - ribbons or lace
Crafty Boots - flowers
House of Gilli - anything goes with flowers and/or ribbon

16 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely stunning. So love the decorative edges and the buttons.
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Julia Aston said...

What a lovely card!Sweet image and beautiful colors!

Samantha said...

Fabulous hunny! so love all the differnet buttons too! xx

Dee's Craft Room said...

Wow, stunning card, beautiful design and fabulous image.

Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

Penny said...

Beautiful card, Jennifer! Lvoe that gorgeous bride! Love the pretty papers, die cuts, sentiment, and sparkle, too! :^)
Hugs, Penny
I have to run a ceiling fan to stay comfy. Don't want to turn on the a/c yet!!! :^) I'll send you some of our heat to melt your snow.

Lizbethem said...

Very pretty!xx

Jac said...

Such a pretty card love the sparkle and the silver doily, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

Olivia said...

Lovely job. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.

Jennifer said...

Stunning Jennifer! She's just so beautiful and I love the lacy feel and those signature buttons look fantastic!

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Jennifer, this is absolutely gorgeous, I love the die cuts you chose and such stunning color choices. So glad to see you playing at Crafty Sentiments and Inky Impressions this week!! Hugs:)

craftybunny said...

Beautiful card.Such pretty colours and embellishments.Love the die cut piece the image is on.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Kerry said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.
Kerry

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card and such a sweet image. Thank you for joining in the Crafty Sentiments challenge this time.

Cathy xx

christinescreativetherapy said...

Beautiful. Thanks for playing with us at PCJ Challenges. --Christine

Julie said...

What an adorable card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments
Hugs,
Julie T

Donna said...

Gorgeous card! Thank you for joining in the Forever Friends Monthly Challenge. Donna x