Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Just Because

Happy Monday and thanks for taking the time to visit the charmed life blog. I am feeling under the weather again. Like a cold is starting to come on me. My grandson was sick last week when I went over and here I am not feeling well now. I love my grandkids but I am so over catching what they have.

We had tickets for the Pitt basketball game last night and I couldn't go because I didn't feel well. The team lost but I missed an opportunity to go out with my husband and I wasn't happy about that.

I am taking my vitamin C and echinacea but this one came out of nowhere with no advance warning so I am just hoping to lessen the symptoms.

So onto my card. This one I made for the free for all challenge on Splitcoaststampers. We were to use an envelope on our card. I have an old envelope template so I pulled it out to create my mini envelope.

I used a doily die and added my little envie onto that. My flower is from the Verve set "great friend". I stamped, layered and then popped them up for dimension. Added some ribbon, lace and a pennant die for my sentiment.

The background paper is from Lasting Impressions. I like the watercolor look it gives my card. Well, my energy is fading fast so it's time to make this a wrap.

Until next time.........God bless

Some other challenges:
1.  Crafty Cardmakers has a recipe challenge. Use 1 image, 2 background papers, 3 embellishments -must include 1 heart. My stamped image is my flower-my 2nd bg paper is on my envelope and also on my flower image. Embellishments: I used pearls, a punched and stamped heart, and ribbon and lace.

2Creative Mondays has an anything goes challenge.
3.  House of Gilli has a pearls, swirls and lace challenge.
4.  Make my Monday has a Victorian Romance challenge.
5.  Sew Many Cards wants us to use 2 designer papers and 4 or more gemstones. I used 7 pearls.

17 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Mary. And that little envelope is SOOOOO CUTE.

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  2. A lovely card Mary - beautiful colours too. thank you for joining in with us this week at Make My Monday - Jacqueline xx

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  3. An elegant card. Thank you for entering it into the Make My Monday challenge this week. Suzanne x

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  4. Love all the beautiful details of your card. Hope you feel better soon. Sorry you missed the time out with your husband. Let him baby you and be well.

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  5. Gorgeous card Mary! LOVE that wonderful color too. So pretty.
    Lynn

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  6. Very pretty Mary! Love the tiny envelope. Feel well soon!
    Hugs & Blessings
    Bernie

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  7. Love that little envelope with the heart Mary - hope you are feeling better soon! Kids do seem to catch(and pass on) everything!

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  8. Hope you are feeling better soon I to have a nasty cold that won't go away! I love the card you have made a fabulous interpretation of the recipe.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers.

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  9. A beautiful card--love the monochrome! Thanks for joining us at MMM! :)

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  10. Love the purple and the little envelope!! Darling card!

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  11. Such a beautiful card; love the die used! Thanks so much for joining us for the House of Gilli Challenge. :)

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  12. What a pretty card - thank you for sharing it with us at crafty cardmakers...

    Jackie

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  13. Thanks for sharing with us at MMM. A pretty blue card. Caz

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  14. Really lovely card. Thanks so much for joining in over at MMM this week.
    Fliss x

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  15. Beautiful card. Thanks so much for joining in over at MMM this week.
    Valx

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  16. This is so beautiful! I love the doily and lace together and the little envelope is so sweet!

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  17. Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Cardmakers this time.
    hugs Kimx

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