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Friday, June 29, 2018

Growing Love.....

Hello dear crafting friends: I've been busy with my grandchildren almost every day, we go out to the pool, the beaches in Chicago, bowling, movies, water park, etc. it's fun but that cuts my card making time a bit, so most times, I start the card and then have to finish it in the next day or two, but we don't mind at all, having our grandkids around, from the oldest to the youngest, is a thrill and we love it.
Anywho, here is this little card I just finished and I will enter it at a few challenges at the end of this post.


This image is from an old Flourishes set called "From the Garden", I stamped it on watercolor paper with Versafine black ink and colored it with SU markers and a bit of Sakura Koi watercolors, the pattern paper is from a retired line from Lili of the Valley, the sentiment is from the set.

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This is how the INSIDE of my card looks like.


The sentiment and the flowers are from the set, the die cut for the sentiment is from a Spellbinders set called OVAL REGALIA 

I would like to play with the following challenges.


Use Your Stuff Challenge #318
Use Your Stuff

Crafter's Castle Anything Goes.

Thank you for stopping by, I always read every single comment you so kindly leave on my posts, I want you to know I appreciate them more than words can express.
Until next time, happy stamping.
Hugs from Maria.




8 comments:

Sonny P. said...

Such a cute summer garden card . I like the patterned paper that you chose . So fresh and colorful !

Leslie Miller said...

Gosh, Maria, almost every card I make is done in bits and pieces over a period of days. I hardly ever have (or make) the time to sit and do it all at once. Nevertheless, it gets done and I guess it prolongs the joy of it, right? You've created beauty with the sweet image and paper, and the vine growing up the card is the perfect accent. Enjoy your summer!!

Patti Willey said...

Beautiful Summer card! I have this stamp it's so pretty, I love it for the gardeners in my family! Enjoy those kidos Summer's here getting very hot this weekend in Vermont I know you've had the heatwave first!

Desperatehousewife Craft said...

Gorgeous card! I love that you decorate the insides too. Looks like you're having a great time with your kids. Its the opposite for me, we're going to my mil in Spain so she'll take care of my kids while i visit museums & make tons of cards! 😁

laurie said...

So beautiful! I love that image.Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players!

Lori said...

This card is beautiful! Love that stamp! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Use Your Stuff! - Lori DT

The Craft Princess said...

Lovely card!!! Well done! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter's Castle this month....good luck :)
Hugs... Janie
DT
Crafter's Castle
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Crafty Pink Pixie said...

Super cute card, perfect for summer! :)
Thank you for joining the Crafter’s Castle’s June Challenge! –Tasha