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August 21, 2010

Stop to smell the flowers...

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood! (quoting Mr Rogers!) The sun is shinning and the humidity non-existent!!

Here's another image from the Doodle Pantry's new releases...


Stamps: Doodle Pantry (gazania set)
Papers: SU! cs (saffron/celery), SU! dsp (retired)
Ink: SU! markers
Other: CM cutting system, CB emb folder,
Offray ribbon, MS butterfly punch,
piercing tool for faux stitching,
Stickles




I'm still using up my stash of design papers...will take forevah, I'm sure! Not sure how long ago this SU! design series paper retired!

I hope you enjoy your weekend, taking time to smell the flowers in these busy last days of summer!

Be blessed!!




challenges...
Stamp & Create -flowers
Incy Wincy -yellow
Ooh La La-spots/dots
Daisy Doodles -yellow/white/digi
The Pink Elephant -ribbon/sparkles
Pixie Dust -polka dots
Crafty Creations -butterflies
Fab N Funky -flower power
Everybody-Art-Challenge -garden
Wild Flower Patch -polka dots
Fun with shapes -dots, flower, text & swirls (the swirls are on my yellow dp)
Res Q -whatever makes you happy! (playing with beautiful new releases!)


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33 comments:

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

Gorgeous card Maria! That flower is amazing! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations! enjoy your day. :-)

Michelle said...

Oh how pretty! Love the colors and that paper is super sweet! Love the ovals with the added butterfly punches!

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

This is gorgeous maria! nice choice of papers too!!

Rose said...

beautiful :) so glad your humidity free today!!

Cheryl said...

Oh wow,maria,hun you sure know how to make stunning cards,this is one beauty,love hugs cheryl xxxxx

maxine said...

A stunning card Maria I love the colour combo, enjoy the weekend hugs maxine

Lindsey said...

Great card, so pretty and colourful! Thanks for joining us at Fab and Funky this week x

Christine Riley said...

Wow, this is beautiful! Gorgeous coloring and I love the papers.
Hugs, Christine

mforquer said...

Oh just lovely - perfect colors! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge!
Melissa

Shelly said...

This is a terrific card design, Maria. I love the papers with this image. Beautiful!!!

Amy said...

This is beautiful!! Looks like the flowers are jumping off the page.

Laurie Wilson said...

Just a gorgeous coloring of this flower! Lovely soft colors too!

TinaB said...

What a beautiful card!! Thank you so much for playing at Daisy Doodles xx Hope to see you for our forum challenge on 1 September :0) xx Hugs Tina xx

Wendi said...

Oh Wow absolutely beautiful the colours are so soft and pretty and the papers are gorgeous
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la
Wendi

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Maria,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Saskia said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge with your lovely work!! Good luck!

Greetings, Saskia
(guest designer)

**there's a little polka-dots give away on my blog, feel free to take a look :) **

Denise said...

wow Maria, I just love this card! Your coloring is amazing! Thanks for playing RESQ challenge this week!

Melissa said...

I really like your soft color choice. Beautiful card! We are so glad to have you play with us at Pixie Dust Studio. Be sure to join us again next week!

Janis said...

Good job! :)

Tina46 Kreativblog said...

beautiful card !! I love it. thanks for joining in our challenge.
hugs tina46
eac-team

Nikki said...

Very Elegant flowers Thanks for Playing Incy Wincy this Week
Hugs Nikki and the rest of the DT

Pam S. said...

beautiful Maria! love this!
Pam Going Postal

Krista said...

Just gorgeous! Love the ribbon and the embossed background paper! Thanks for playing along with us at TPE!
Krista :)

Sarah A said...

Gorgeous card, so elegant and clean. I love those flowers and how they are "centre of attention"

Thanks for joining us over on Incy Wincy Designs this week.

Sarah x

Marlene said...

Beautiful card!

Vicki said...

Maria...very very pretty card!! And for STASH paper! I want your stash paper! I really love the flower too.

HUGS!
Vicki

Rhonda said...

Soooooo PRETTY!!!! Love the layout of this card. Thank you so much for playing with us at Daisy Doodles.

Joanne Gilch said...

love the fresh colors you used to accent the flowers.Thank you for joining th challenge at Daisy Doodles.

auntbeespickles said...

This is just beautiful!! I so love the soft colors with the designer paper. Just beautiful!! I love it!!

Lawren said...

Your card is lovely. Thanks for joining us at Daisy Doodles.

Lawren - DT

Monika Reeck said...

I love your flower the coloring is fab and nice color combo too....Great card...thanks for play with us at Daisy Doodles challenge :) hugs, Monika

Heidi said...

Gorgeous card Maria! It's very bright and cheerful! Thank you for playing along with the Stamp and Create Flower Challenge!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is gorgeous Maria!! I so love the colors and the stunning flowers. Love the coloring and the elegant layout!! Awesome take on the Stamp and Create Flower challenge my friend.
hugs and blessings,
Chris