Friday, February 22, 2013

A Card for Grammy...or Super Baba...or...

In my previous post, I shared one of the cards made for my sister-in-law's mom - Grammy - or, depending on what she decides - for Grammy's mom - Super Baba.  Today, is the debut of the second card, which was sparked by  retrosketches #51, combined with the Spring colours of Muse Challenge #5.  Or, perhaps it was the inspiration of Muse Challenge #5, using retrosketches #51. Whatever the case, I hope you like this 'partner' card - and I hope Grammy, or Super Baba, will, too.

Here's the sketch,

and here is the bright, bold, beautiful Muse inspiration, from Marion Vagg:

My card:
The paper is from Echo Park's Scoot collection..."meant" for boys but I love how wonderfully 
the colours fit the 'girl', or rather, 'grandma' theme.

I'll be sharing these cards 'in person' with my sister-in-law tonight; hope she LOVES them...and I wonder what the final 'destination decisions' will be.  These challenges are awesome!!

Thank you so much for stopping by!  I hope you enjoy what you see...







10 comments:

  1. Very pretty. That paper is just too cute. Great take on Marion's card. Nice! Bev

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  2. You've captured the colors in the Muse card so well. Such a pretty card!!!

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  3. Hi "C". Drop me an email, and we'll chat! It's always good to have blogfriends. Still coming back to your card. It really is quite lovely. Bev : )

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  4. Love your card--the flowers are fabulous!

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  5. Beautiful! Those flowers are perfect!!! :)

    Lauren
    http://landersoncraftydesigns.wordpress.com/

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  6. Carol this is BEAUTIFUL! So so beautiful! The layered flowers are gorgeous, and your patterned paper choices for them (and the rest of the card!) are perfect!! And I love the detail of putting the butterfly in between the two hearts on the side! I am in LOVE with this card! And you mastered the combination between the two challenges too! I know these cards are going to be LOVED by Grammy and Super Baba...but don't be surprised if your sister-in-law just wants to keep them all to herself!!!

    How was your visit?!! Filled with fun, cuddles and lots of love I'm sure! What a treat to spend time with your family. If they are anything like you (and I'm sure they are!), I can't imagine a more delightful place to be!

    I am going through a little challenge withdrawl! I haven't made a card for almost a week (gasp!). I plan to change that today!! Hope you have a lovely weekend and safe trip back!

    Talk soon ;)
    Shannon

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  7. Did we just have some telepathy?! I think we just left comments for each other at the exact same time!!!

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  8. love your flowers! the card is gorgeous!
    Mo xxx

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  9. This is so pretty, Carol! I really like the colors that you used and the flowers that you made! Thank you for all of the sweet comments that you have left on my blog! :)

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  10. OHHHH! I LOVE LOVE LOVE this card---those 3D flowers are GORGEOUS! I love that journal spot on your card (with the pierced edges). LOOOOOOVE the papers! FAB x10000! Great job at combining challenges:)

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