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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Fancy Finery

It is World Card Making Day today and that is all the excuse I need - LOL! Cleaning my desk is always the intention but hardly ever the completed deed - I start with great determination, but it does not take long to find something that inspires me and I am off creating....


like this divine digi from The Graphic Fairy


It has been sitting on my desk for months (and months and months and months....) and has been layered onto a Spellbinders Classic Oval LG using my Grand Calibur


Some delish DP, a lavish lace bow along with divine bling and this card is complete


and there you have it - how nice it is to see one UFO (unfinished object) completed and into the next one - I will be back with more to show you today - I am on a mission.....LOL!

This card is for the following challenges:
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes
Paper Crafting Journey - Die cuts and/or a punches 
Southern Girls - Anything Goes 
Digistamps 4 Joy - anything goes 
Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
Scrapalicious - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Stampin' Royalty - keep it simple
Whimsical Wednesdays - anything goes
Celebrate the Occasion -  Any Occasion- Must Use Ribbon
Crazy Amigo Challenge - The Letter R (Ribbon)
Die Cuttin' Divas - Shabby Chic Or Vintage
Jen's Digi Stamps - Let's Hear It For The Girls 1st Week

My house looks like a Hospital Ward today - my three teenagers have come down with a NASTY Flu and high temperatures, after spending three days in bed I have moved them out into the loungeroon for a movie day - each one rugged up with the quilt and tissues - the coughing is continuous, but hopefully today they will turn a corner - as for me, I feel it is my duty to stay near them - so I have set up with my crafting supplies on the dining room table, far enough away to be in the ''firing line"!  I do have to add, I am not totally SLACK, it is only 9am and I have changed all of their beds with the frist load of washing on, so they are nice and fresh, done the b'fast run - for those who are feeling like it, medicated them all, got drinks and organised the inhalers and vapourisers...and did I mention that my DH is coming down with it too.....an interesting day here! LOL! 

Thank you for stopping by - it is lovely to see you - I am sure you won't catch anything  LOL!  I hope you have a great weekend and manage to join in with World Card Making Day at some level!  God bless you!
{{{hugs}}}

21 comments:

  1. Oh Linda - praying for you - and may your creating be your balm, and the Lord sustain you. Love this card - especially the gorgeous lace.
    Blessings
    M

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  2. Ooooh la la! Very fancy! Sweet little card, although I am sorry to read about the sickness in your household. I am sure mom is doing a great job taking care of her girls!

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  3. This card is absolutely adorable!!! Thanks for playing with us at CTO!
    Laurie
    scrapsbysissy.blogspot.com

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  4. Very pretty. That's a wonderful stamp! Thanks for playing this week!

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  5. Stunning Linda and I LOVE the image..Loz

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  6. FANTASTIC job with your BEAUTIFUL card!Thank you so much for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesday!!:)

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  7. Fabulous card! I love the lace bow and beautiful colors! Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

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  8. Lovely card thanx for joining us at Digistamps4joy...And good luck..

    Caz DS4J DT

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  9. Wonderful job, thanks for playing our Anything Goes Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks! TFS!

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  10. Oh dear! Prayers and wishes for a very speady recovery, especially for DH as it seems men are the worst patients! =) (Maybe yours is different?) And that you do not catch the tiniest bit of the bug!
    This card is delightful and so quickly put together. That lace is wonderful!
    It's a struggle today, spin some luscious new fiber for an online frolic, or make cards. The spinning has won out so far, but it's only 2:30 in the afternoon here! Still plenty of time to make cards, too! =)

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  11. Awe Linda I hope everyone has a speedy recovery:-) Your card is fabulous! The embossed oval is such a creative touch! I wasn't expecting that! I'll have to remember that one! Love the lace bow with that bling, it goes so perfectly! Thank you for joining us at the Papercraft Star!

    Anitra

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  12. Thanks for sharing that beautiful card! It looks so wonderful. Sorry to hear that your house is the house of germs, and hopefully, you'll be immune:) Moms can't afford to get sick!! Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty anything goes challenge.

    Shelby

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  13. It is a divine design. Thanks for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

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  14. I love your card! The ribbon is wonderful. Thanks for joining us at CTO.
    -Yvette
    cre8tivegirls.blogspot.com

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  15. Linda your projects are always fabulous! I'm thrilled you have played along with us again at Papercraft Star!
    Kindest regards,
    Jennifer

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  16. Really lovely card, great ribbon and coloring! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO, hope to see you again next week :)

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  17. So sorry for your illness. But your card is fabulous!!!

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  18. Beautiful card!
    The lace ribbon is gorgeous!
    Thanks for joining us at CTO!

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  19. Oh Linda another beautiful project! Thank you so much for partaking in our challenge this week at scrapalicioususa.com. ;)
    Hugs,
    Raven

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  20. Thankyou so much for your gorgeous entry for this weeks Simon Says Stamp Challenge and for helping us get over 1000 entries ......good luck!!!!
    xxx

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  21. Well, lovely Linda....I must say that your card is just that - LOVELY!! So soft and pretty. You did an amazing job with this challenge. Good luck, and thanks for playing along with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges this week.
    Blessings,
    Karen - DT

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Thank you for your comment, I read and appreciate each one - you make my day! {{hugs}}}