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Monday, June 30, 2014

A Tree Sings Hope

Coffee of the Day - Vanilla Biscotti

Happy Monday! yeah, that's not what most people say, I realize, but I HAVE had a cup of coffee already, so it IS a happy happy day! :)

I want to share a card with you today that I am sending out to my son, Mick. in fact, as soon as I finish typing up this post, I plan to put it right out in the mailbox so it will be on its way. Diane at Daydream Designs has so many unique digi images and papers, but I was immediately drawn to every one of her sets that contain trees. you know how I am about nature! I just love these trees and the sentiments she has created to go with them.


I've used the black line tree image and one of the sentiments from the Hug a Tree set. there are some neat pre-colored images in the set, too, if you like that format. papers are from the Basic Grey Origins collection. it seemed perfect to add a few little twigs tied in SU! linen thread. some buttons, a little smidgen of gingham ribbon, and tiny leaf flourish (die by Cheery Lynn) complete the card. fairly simple since it's for my Mick. :)  but I know he will love it because he is even more of a nature lover than I am, if you can believe it.  just needed to remind him that his momma is always thinking about him!!! :)

Today is the last day to sign up for my Nifty at Fifty Birthday Blog Candy! I'll post a winner tomorrow! :)


Challenges:
Outlawz sketch - sketch
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Ditzie Digi Design - anything goes
Delicious Doodles - buttons and bows
Digi Galore - add a button
Creative Moments - for the boys
Creative Knockouts - make it masculine

7 comments:

Susan Kennedy said...

So great! Your papers are gorgeous! Love the buttons and swirls too!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Delicious Doodles!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

- Susan, DT Member @ Delicious Doodles
{Scrap A Thousand Words}
Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges

Verna Angerhofer said...

Awesome card and love the sentiment!

Joanne said...

Very nice layout and a super image! The twine and buttons are the perfect embellies to set it all off, super job! So happy to have you join us at Creative Knockouts! We hope you play along with us again. Joanne

Kerrie-anne Brown said...

such a gorgeous project

thank you so much for entering the Ditzie Digi Designs Challenge

hugs Kerrie x
DDD DT

Wildfire said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Creative Moments! :)

Petya DT

Cindye Wile said...

Gorgeous, love the papers and colors. Thanks for joining us at Digi Galore
CIndye DT

Diane Noble said...

Another beauty! Loved the way you pulled all of this together. Thank you too for showcasing this in so many challenges. You bless my heart, Jen!