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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Life Give You Limes? Make Margaritas!

Coffee of the Day - Spiced Southern Pecan

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here in our house we LOVE our Mexican food! so Cinco de Mayo is a day we love to celebrate! and yes, I do love a margarita, too! on the rocks, no salt for me. but I make a mean frozen one, too. especially when fresh summer fruits are available. yum, yum! nothing like a fresh watermelon margarita when it's super hot outside....

Betty, over at Simply Betty Stamps, drew this fabulous 'Rita Limes' image a few weeks ago. I knew she was one that just HAD to be part of my collection. :) and what better time to make a card with her than today!


paper is from the Authentique Utopia collection, flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, cream seam binding is from Really Reasonable Ribbon and dyed to match, as are gingham ribbon and crotchet trim snippets. sentiment portion was lightly sponged with ink and then sprayed with olive glimmer mist. I added rock candy distress stickles around the rim of the glass to mimic salt.

hope you have something fun planned for today to celebrate! we're having a fabulous breakfast with fresh salsa and chorizo then cooking fajitas on the grill for dinner. oh so tasty! :)

make it a good one, folks! thanks for stopping by! :)




Challenges:
Outlawz Wed Sketch - sketch
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Coloring in Scrapland - celebrations (Cinco de Mayo)
Sunny Day Crafting - photo inspiration: colorful or fruit
Allsorts - fruit or berries
4 Crafty Chicks - Sassy Woman


7 comments:

Wendy L said...

Fab card, great sentiment, thanks for joining us at Allsorts, xxx

Bad Kitty said...

great card!
Bad Kitty's Craftroom

Leanne said...

See now this is one Sassy Woman, awesome job, love the coloring and the layout. Thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Leanne DT/4CC!

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Beautiful and fabulous card Jennifer thank you for joining us over on
Inspiration Destination
Dianne xx
IDCB DT

Janis Lewis said...

Fun image and card. Thanks for linking up at Sunny Day Crafting.
DT Janis

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Sunny Day Crafting, good luck!!! Amy DT

Mayumi Adler said...

Great card, and so happy feeling with it... love the lime color of the dress and the sketch.
Thanks for playing with us at Colouring in Scrapland