Thursday, March 17, 2011

Get Better, Friend

Hello! Happy Thursday! And Happy St. Patrick's Day! :) Only two more days until we leave for Los Angeles. I'm so ready! This has been a long week. I feel like any time you're about to leave for vacation, the days are really slow! :)

My card today uses this weeks Card Patterns sketch to make a get well card for a friend of my mom's who has Cancer. I hope it makes her feel better.

Here is this week's sketch:






And here is my card:




The flowers are the cream ones that SU sells. I love that you can color them whatever color you want. They're like those prom shoes we used to have when I was in high school (early 90's). Does anyone remember having to have shoes dyed? Or was that just my hick town??LOL Ah, memories...


Anyway, that's all I have. Thank you for stopping by! Laters..




Stamps: Healing Touch (Papertrey); Blue Skies (Verve)
Card Stock: Melon Berry, Fine Linen (Papertrey); Gertie dsp (My Mind's Eye)
Ink: Pumpkin Pie (stamped off once), Chocolate Chip (Papertrey)
Extras: Flowers (SU)

11 brownkowments:

Amy said...

Oh yes, I remember buying shoes at Payless and getting them dyed! Oh that brings back memories! Love your soft use of color Keva and those tiny rose buds!

Suzanne said...

No, it wasn't just your town Keva. LOL The feminine script, the tiny rosebuds and the delicate butterflies are in perfect balance.

whoistracy said...

So very pretty Keva. I love the colors you used here. So glad you could play along with us on Card Patterns.

Jen Carter said...

Oh yes!! I remember having shoes dyed too!! This is really pretty! Love the roses on here!

Mad for Paper said...

Very pretty card. I would have never known those flowers started out white, they look great.
TFS
Ang

Kara said...

happy st patty's day to you too!! seet card..love the flowers!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

This is beautiful Keva!! I love how you used the butterflies in the bg as well as the focal point!! And the colors are fabulous!!

Anja (scrappie) said...

Love the colors love the butterflies. Beautiful card. Glad you joined us at cardpatterns.

kasia c. said...

So pretty, Keva! I love the butterfly paper you created and the ones you cut out of script paper. And those flowers are just gorgeous.
I remember getting my shoes dyed purple to match my grad dress! :)

I hope you have a fabulous time in LA!

Lisa H. said...

nope, we had dyables, too....payless special! lol! but your card is FAB!!!! love the text mixed in with the solids.

Laurie said...

Those little rose buds are so cute! I love how you stamped the butterflies in the background! Can you tell I have been MIA? I am catching up here and seeing so many pretty things! :)

 

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