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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Thinking Of You-Inspired By Migdalia

Good Morning Everyone. I hope you had a great 3 day weekend! We started our weekend with a trip to Epcot Friday evening to share in the celebration of a very good friend's birthday. We had perfect weather, which is unusual for Florida this time of year. Normally we get late afternoon thunderstorms, but not on Friday, we didn't get a drop of rain! Well, at least not at Epcot! We even stayed for the fireworks which is something that we don't usually do since it is such a madhouse when exiting of the park. Good food, good friends...it don't get much better!

Today's card was totally inspired by a Thank You gift from Migdalia. When she sent me the Thank You card that I posted last week, she included some crocheted flowers. Aren't they so cute! She is SO crafty! I really had fun with these. I cut an oval using an oval Nestibility from some K & Company designer paper that had flowers on it then glue the crochet flowers on top of the flowers leaving the stems show through, then layered it on top of a scallop Nestibility. I put the background paper onto a layer that was cut with an EK dotted scallop edge punch and added a bow that I used the Bow Easy. I think I have decided that I really don't like it after all, the over all look is probably OK but I like a tighter bow so I think I'll go back to my old way of making bows. The tag was cut with a Spellbinder tag that the words Thinking Of You were computer generated using Angelina font then used craft yarn to tie it to the ribbon.

Don't forget, if you want to be eligible for the Cutting Cafe printable stamp sets that I have posted, you have until tomorrow midnight to leave your comment. To be eligible for ALL 3 sets, you must leave a comment on ALL 3 posting which are---

Big Stuff Sentiments Set posted 9/3 titled "A Give Away" From The Cutting Cafe
Anniversary Set posted 9/4 titled "Another "Give Away" From The Cutting Cafe
Halloween This and That Set posted 9/6 titled "Halloween This and That-Cutting Cafe "Give Away

To double your chances of winning, make sure you check out the other Design Team members creations---
http://thecuttingcafe.typepad.com/the_cutting_cafe/2009/09/give-a-way-timeand-a-new-designer.html
and leave comments on their blogs as well.

That's all I have for you today. We are getting ready for a trip to Virgina later this week so I may not be posting everyday as I usually do. But I will try to sneak in when I am able to do some crafting, so make sure you check back. Enjoy your day and I will see you when I see you!

8 comments:

Kaye's Crafty Place said...

Oh Kelly you are right, the crocheted flowers are beautiful and you have worked you Kelly magic on them too.

hugs
Kaye x

CelticWoman said...

Kelly I love how you used the crocheted flowers, really really cute, Sandi

Ilonka said...

hi Kelly, What a fab card . Love the flowers and such a beautiful colours.

XXX Ilonka

Migdalia said...

AAWW Kelly, I love how you used them! And I am so happy you liked them!
Hugz

Suzanne said...

Hi Kelly...the crocheted flowers look so cute on this paper. I thought the card turned out great!!!

Regina Easter said...

oh my, this is simply delightful...hugs

DonnaMundinger said...

So cute Kelly! Those blooms on top of the patterned paper are perfect! xxD

~JulieH~ said...

Oh Kelly you have designed a gorgeous card to showcase the beautiful crochet flowers, I'm trying to learn how to do these watching Youtube! not quite mastered them yet lol!
Hugs
Juliexx