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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Flowers in a Teacup Card and Accident Update

Coffee of the Day - Marzipan

I must begun today's post by thanking all of you for the very kind and lovely comments you left yesterday about Tyler's accident, as well as the wonderful email messages I received. I have said it before, and I will say it again - y'all are the BEST! :)

Tyler took the day off from classes. His professors were very understanding, which meant a lot to me. His head bothered him for most of the day. He'll have a bit of a knot and abrasion, but so very thankful that is all. the 'what could have beens' are frightening. Thank You, God, for keeping my son safe!

our poor vehicle has been claimed as totalled by the repair shop. so Dave is perusing Craigslist for another for us. until then he'll work from home as he can until the group comes to Camp this weekend. Tyler's car has been repaired enough to get him to classes and back until they can work on it more and an ordered part arrives.

now on to something MUCH more fun! :)


I'm sharing the last of cards I made while on my blogging hiatus. This one was made for a very dear friend who had been quite ill.

image is by A Day for Daisies and was paper pieced. papers are from the Basic Grey Prism collection, flowers are by Wild Orchid Crafts, banner die, punch, & sentiment stamp are SU!, buttons are vintage, and that fab rhinestone flourish is by ZVA Creative. some faux stitching was added with a white gel pen and distress stickles to the flower centers. a doily mats the main image. a little snippet of pink grosgrain ribbon completes the project.

again, thanks to all of you for your love and concern! if I don't see you back here before then, pop back on Friday for the Fall Coffee Lover's Blog Hop! :)

p.s. you can not only get a sneak preview of my 1st card for the coffee hop, but also pick up a great free sentiment to use if you head over to Create With TLC! :)

Challenges:
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
TTCRD - anything goes
Crafty Cardmakers - make it sparkle (rhinestones & stickles)
Glitter 'n Sparkle - use a punch or die cut (both: punch-tiny sentiment banner, dies lg. banner & main image)
Allsorts - sparkle (rhinestones & stickles)
Speedy Fox - banners
Suzy Bee;s Bloomin' Ch - vintage shabby chic
Catch the Bug - bingo: bling, player's choice (flowers), paper piecing
Wags 'n Whiskers - glitter and sparkle (rhinestones & stickles)
CRAFT - add some bling (rhinestones & stickles)

32 comments:

Nessa's Crafty Place said...

Hello Jennifer,Beautiful card-so much lovely detail and texture,and just the right amount of sparkle!
Thank you for sharing and taking part at Crafty Cardmakers and more this time:)
Hope your family member is soon on the mend-it sounds like a lucky escape from a nasty accident.
Hugs,Nessa DT XXX

KT Fit Kitty said...

Thanks for the update on your son. Glad he's going to be okay. Too bad about your car but I guess it could have been so much worse. Your card is beautiful! Love the bling swirl!

Pam said...

Jennifer,
What a sweet card. Love the buttons and placement of the flowers. Beautifully designed. Thanks so much for joining CCM and More challenge! Take good care.
:) Pam

Gaby Dierx said...

Really pretty!!!
Hugsss, Gaby

Nancy said...

Hi Jennifer! Your card is BEAUTIFUL! I love that pretty image! I'm sorry I missed your prayer request post but so happy to hear all is well! God is so good!
It was really lovely to hear from you! I'm happy that my card made you smile! :o)

Golden Goddess Designs said...

beautiful card! so glad to hear Tyler is better and can get to class. Here's hoping you get a fine new (to you) car!

Alicia

ursula Uphof said...

Love this card Jennifer and such a lovely image. So sorry to read about Tyler's accident. I am so happy he is ok, The Lord was truly keeping his hand over him. Sad about your car, but hope that can be sorted. Take care and hugs, Ursula

Craftnut said...

Thanks for playing along with our challenge this week Tracy x

Bad Kitty said...

I am so happy he is ok
this is very nice card

Penny said...

Very pretty card, Jen! Love your image, coloring, design, and fab details! :^)
Also happy to hear that Tyler is doing OK. Sorry to hear about your car, but then a car can always be replaced. So glad that is the worst of your news!
Big hugs, Penny

Vickie Y said...

Beautiful card; love all the elements you used.

Renee Butchart said...

Glad to hear your son is ok Jennifer. Love your card & the one you made for the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. I'm part of the hop too!
Hugs, Renee

brenda said...

A super card and great choice of colours Jennifer, many thanks for joining our Sparkle week at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful card. Nice with all the flowers.

Hugs, Astrid.

Chantal said...

Hi Jennifer such a pretty card! Love all the details and the colors!
Hugs Chantal

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant card so love this image and colours...
 {The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

Dana Tatar {datatar} said...

Gorgeous card! I love the image and the punch you used to frame it.

Best wishes to your son for a speedy recovery!

Jane said...

Very beautiful card! Such a pretty design.
Thanks for playing this week at MFP/SF&F challenge.

Barbie said...

What a stunning card, love all the embellishments. Thank you for joining us at MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge.

Pia S said...

Such a lovely card with plenty of interesting details and embellishments.
Thanks for joining us over at Catch the Bug for our bingo challenge and good luck.

Stampsnob. said...

Love all the texture and the layers thanks for sharing at MFP Speedy Fox and Friends..............Lis

*Vicki* said...

Forgive me as I'm catching up all at once with what's going on in your posts here. Glad things are getting worked out and especially glad to hear that he is going to be fine. It's too bad about the car, but it could always be worse.

Now for your card, absolutely amazing design!! WOW! Such a beautiful image and I love your choice of papers with it as well! The lace doily is the perfect accent behind your image! :) HUGS

cotnob said...

Your card is beautiful Jennifer, such a gorgeous image and lots of fabulous details.
I'm so pleased to hear that Tyler is OK and well enough to return to classes, good luck with the hunt for another car - we don't realise how much we rely on them until something happens do we!
Take care.
Pauline
x

susiestacey said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Sparkle' challenge this week and hope you come back to join the new challenge tomorrow x Susan x

Davi said...

PTL your son is okay!! Your card is beautiful!! Love the way you used the banners. Thanks for sharing with us at Speedy Fox and Friends :)

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

So pretty and feminine! Thanks for playing Bingo with us at Bugaboo Stamps this week.
Good luck in the draw.
love
Jen L
Bugaboo DT

Sally Dodger said...

A gorgeous card Jennifer. I love your poppy image and that you have coloured them in pink instead of the traditional red. The layout of your card works wonderfully and the rhinestone swirl draws the eye around your card perfectly. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers and more. Sally.x.

Hetty said...

Hi Jennifer,your cup with flowers is gorgeous.
Lovely colors and great embellishments.
Have a cheerful day!

Tracey Collett said...

Great creation for this weeks Glitter N Sparkle Challenge. Thanks for joining in.
Regards
Tracey C - DT member

Dawn Lancaster said...

Another pretty project from you Jenniefer! I love buttons on cards & I love the papers you've used too!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Karen C said...

How very pretty! Love those flowers!! So glad you came Through The Craft Room Door to play! Can't wait to see more of your talent!
Hugs,
Karen C

Joyce N. said...

This is Great!! Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Regards,
TTCRD DT
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Through The Craft Room Door
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