Sunday, February 14, 2010

A Team Effort.....


Happy Valentine's Day to all my stampin' PEEPS! I hope that you've had a relaxing, chocolate-filled Sunday with your loved ones....I've had an awesome day with DH and DS - DD is at a friends house again overnight.

We received some news that a friend of DH lost his sister yesterday so I needed to come up with a Sympathy card and those I find the most challenging cards to make. SO...I hopped online to check out some challenge sites to see if they could help me with my creation - and there's no surprise that I found a couple! Stacey's Curtain Call had a perfect color combo for a sympathy card, and the Sweet Sunday Sketch this week was a great partner for the colors. I got to work right away....

My DH helped me out with this one - I love it when he's home - he puts in his 2 cents on my cards and helps me when I'm having a block. This card had to be revamped a couple times as I had difficulty with the color placement, but we got it figured out!




Here is our collective creation....

Recipe:
Stamps: Lovely as a Tree, Teeny Tiny Wishes; Paper: Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip, More Mustard, So Saffron, Going Gray; Ink: Chocolate Chip; Accessories: Nestabilities, oval punches, paper piercer, sponge dauber, dimensionals, chocolate taffeta ribbon

Thanks for stopping in tonight. I am off to have a nice long, hot bubble bath with my new Body & Soul mag I got in the mail on Friday....tomorrow is a busy Family Day. We are heading up to Millet to *hang* with our good friends The Camps. I am going to crochet tomorrow while we visit and so I'll be back probably on Tuesday!
Enjoy the rest of your Valentine's Day evening and happy Family Day tomorrow! CHEERS!

9 comments:

  1. This is fantastic, Lori! You have rocked both challenges with this beauty:) Thanks so much for playing the Curtain Call!

    Sounds like you had a great Valentine's Day...with hubby helping you with your card and all:) Very sweet!

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  2. Great card Lori - you have made those colours work so well together with the sketch. Well done!

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  3. Stunning Lori, just stunning. I agree with Stacey that you rocked both challenges. The different textures are make the colors just pop. It is an absolutely beautiful sympathy card.

    Sure glad your DH could help you with it and that you have had a great V - Day!!!!!

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  4. Great job, the card is beautiful. Can't go wrong with Lovely as a Tree.

    xo, Marian
    (www.StudioMbyMarian.blogspot.com)

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  5. This a great card,your colors work really well with the sketch. Lv it.

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  6. Wonderful double challenge card :D

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  7. Love so much your card,so gorgeous.
    Katou

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