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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Wishing You a Sweet Surprise

I finished my second card for the week last night but it was too late to take pictures so I had to wait till today to post. This is definitely one of my all time favorite cards.
I used this weeks Mojo Mondays sketch # 235:
I thought it was such a cute sketch.
Then when I saw this weeks Tuesday Trigger on the Moxie Fab World blog:
Sweet Surprise
I felt the sketch and trigger were made for each other. 
I love the blue gingham ribbon and the embossing in the TT.
The ribbon  reminded me of this hunk of blue gingham ribbon that I have:
I used two scraps of white embossed cardstock that was leftover from a card I had made a week or so ago. The scalloped punched border was made from the striped embossed cardstock and the other I used to mat the scalloped die cut circle. 
I also die cut a plain circle to go on top the the scalloped circle and stamped the Wishing you in black.
I added a light blue background embossed with Swiss Dot embossing folder and layered it altogether.
Next I added the two flowers. At first I had blue brads in the flowers centers and as I started to add the tiny pearls I decided the brads looked out of place and changed them out for large pearls.
I love this little white flower!
The sweet little gemstone butterfly was the finishing touch.
I love this sketch so much that I'm sure I will use it again.
Thanks for visiting and have a sweet day!

9 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card, great take on the trigger :)

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  2. Great take on the challenge - such a lovely card!

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  3. Love your card, Teresa! So dainty and feminine. And, I love your take on the inspiration photo and MM sketch. I have just become a follower of your blog :)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. I really appreciate it!!

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  4. What a pretty card, Teresa! Great response to the trigger!

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  5. Just stopping by to leave you a little blog love... Love your cards and I am a new follower. If you haven't started following my I hope you do. When I reach 100 followers I am going to give away a pack of patterned cardstock from the new MemoryWorks Spring/Summer catalog.

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  6. Love the soft colors and the addition of the pearls!

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  7. what a really lovely card-love the delicate pearls! Great take on this week's trigger!

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  8. Beautiful card Teresa!! Just LOVE it!

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  9. Hey Teresa! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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