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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Sew - Hello!

Hello Blog friends, time goes so quickly between posts and this one is a little overdue...real life needs me to visit every now and then - know what I mean! LOL! I am sure you do!!




The  background has been created using DCWV® paper, embossed using the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® Machine and Dotted Flowers  Spellbinders® M-Bossabilities™ folder.  The fabulous Gold Majesty Circles Spellbinders® Imperial Gold die - you can see why it is so popular can't you!?  




The image is from a retired stamp set, designed by my dear friend Nina Brackett 
It has been stamped using IMAGINE Crafts®/Tsukineko® Memento™ Dye Ink in Rich Cocoa and cut out using Labels Eight  Spellbinders® Nestabilities.  The sentiment is from SRM Stickers.  I have used Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L- E-Z Runner and 3D Foam Squares.




Lots of embellishments from my desk always add to the feel of  a shabby/nostalgic card - love that little tape measure!  The pearls are from and Want2Scrap©




Lots of layers and details - all in the name of cleaning my desk - but to be quite honest, it has made no difference! LOL!




This card is for the following challenges: 
Brown Sugar – Anything Goes 
Challenges and candies - Embossing 
Creative Corner - A Little Texture 
Cut it Up - Anything Goes 
Fussy and Fancy - Shabby Chic 
Pattie's Creations - Anything Goes 
Sister Act Card Challenge Anything Goes 
   Stampin' For The Weekend - Anything Goes 
4 Krafty Girlz - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Anything Goes (don't forget a sentiment) 
WordArt Wednesdays -  Anything goes (must be uplifting, no dark images or themes)

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18 comments:

  1. Love the nostalgia in this Linda - it's a sweet card - and what a pity about the desk, now you will have to make another card to help clear it....
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. This is perfect for our current challenge “Anything Goes” at Pattie’s Creations. What a nice image too! Thanks for joining us!
    Hugs
    Pattie ♥
    Artist
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

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  3. What a beautiful card. Love all the details. Thanks for sharing it with us at Pattie's Creations.

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  4. Lovely card. My desk is always in a desparate need of drastic acting, but my card stil end up more or less CAS.

    Thanks for playing with us at Izazovi i sladkiši.
    Hugs, Keti(DT)

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  5. Thanks for playing in our "Anything Goes!" Challenge #88!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  6. One of my favorite pastimes Linda - clearing stuff from the desk stash! Kudos to you for doing that! Definitely some fun elements you've found to put in your design - I especially like the measuring tape under the Vintage sewing room scene.
    Thank you for sharing your fun project & creativity with us!
    ~ginny,
    DT for Aud Sentiments: [#102 "Any Thing Goes"]
    RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

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  7. This is very pretty. The image reminds me of my mother! She sewed all our clothes.

    Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Cut it Up!
    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  8. So pretty thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge..Sue DT

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  9. What a beautiful card! I spent 1 1/2 years in Australia when my family moved there in 2011(Brisbane). Thanks for giving the challenge a go and sharing with the CIU Challenge team. Cheers---in my best Aussie accent: )

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  10. What a lovely card! My family spent 1 1/2 years in Australia when we moved there in 2011(Brisbane). Thank you for sharing this beautiful card with us at CIU Challenge blog, Cheers-----in my best Aussie accent ; )

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  11. This is great! Thanks for sharing your lovely creation at Fussy and Fancy and good luck with the challenge. Judy DT

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  12. Thank you for joining us this week at Word Art Wednesday! Your talents are greatly appreciated!

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  13. C'est une très jolie carte !
    Merci pour ta participation au creative corner challenge
    Bises

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  14. WOW! there are so many great little details on this card, your dies are great and I always love pearls.
    thanks for playing with us at SFTW.

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  15. Fabulous card! thanks for joining us at crafts 4 eternity this week hugs x

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  16. Love the layers on this card. Thanks for joining the Crafty Girls Challenge, hope to see you again soon.

    Victoria DT

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  17. Linda, this is fabulous! Such great elements and design. I have missed your work and I am so glad I saw this in the Pattie's Creations Challenge. Thanks for joining us! Hugz!

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  18. Beautiful card you made! I like your embossing :-))
    Thank you for joining us at "Izazovi i Slatkiši". Good luck and please join us again!
    Hugs, Andreja

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