Wednesday, October 13, 2010

You make me smile...

Hello and Happy Wednesday! I hope you're all having a great week. I made today's card and I *think* I may have my mojo back. It all fell together quite nicely once I got started. The loosely sketch follows this weeks Mojo Monday sketch, seen here:

I tried to stay exact with the sketch, but it just worked better this way. Hope that's okay! :)

Here is my card:

Here is a closeup of the ladybug spots. I added crystal effects to them. 

More crystal effects on the flowers, too!

I also have another card to show you that. Yep, that's right...tonight's a two-fer!

I made this card for a friend who has lost an aunt unexpectedly, not too long after losing both parents.'s just a really difficult situation. :(

It doesn't fit within any challenges or anything...I just made it with my heart.

Ok, well that's all from me tonight. Hope you are having a great day. Get some rest - tomorrow night is the Papertrey release for October! Woot!

Stamps: Little Lady & Signature Greetings (papertrey); Many Blessings and Forever in our Hearts (Verve)
Card Stock: Soft Stone, Chocolate Chip, dsp (stampin up); White, Black (papertrey)
Ink: Black, Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip, Rose Red (stampin up)
Extras: SU striped ribbon and buttons;  Papertrey black ribbon

12 brownkowments:

Nita K. said...

Okay, I hope you haven't answered this a million times, but how do you do your gathered ribbon?

Diane Jaquay said...

Both of these are beautiful Keva! I really love the crystal effects on the ladybug card!

Sue Ann said...

Beautiful Kev!!! The crystal effects are fab on the first card and I love the colors on the second one and for sure it was made with love!!! Is that a stamp or is that image paper ?? Love the ribbon as well on the 2nd one!!!

Dana said...

Oh wow, the crystal effects really five that first card a POP. And I adore the last card...simple, but elegant and just lovely. You rock with gathered ribbon!

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Both cards are gorgeous and I agree with rock the gathered ribbon!

Erica said...

I agree-love what you did with the Crystal Effects. Both cards are beautiful!

Jen Carter said...

Cute, cute ladybug card! Love the crystal effects and how you interpreted the sketch too! So sorry for your friend. Your card to her is so beautiful though!

Amy Kolling said...

OMG....that ribbon treatment is out of this world! Love that striped ribbon especially.

Laurie said...

Both cards are gorgeous! I love those popped up flowers with the shine! So cute!


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