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I stamped something!

Woo Hoo! I finally felt strong enough to stamp something! I had to stand the whole time, but I got it done and posted too! I am going stir crazy not being able to play with my stamps daily.

This was for the Featured Stamper challenge on SCS. I LOVE Kelly's work! I CASE it often (or at least get totally inspired by it!)



I did change quite a bit from hers, but I really think you can see the original inspiration. I just bought this Crate paper before I went into the hospital and didn't get a chance to use it, but it was PERFECT for this card! I LOVE the idea of the "chocolate" dipped cherries, but I don't have anything to "dip". LOL So I went a totally different direction and used the flower from Happy Harmony. I can't believe how perfectly Ruby Red matches the Crate paper! Since I used a more muted color for the red, I needed a more muted green, so Mellow Moss it was! I really love this color combo! Hmmm I wonder if it's on my color combo site....Nope, but it is now ;) I changed the ribbon, because I thought my card needed a bit more moss, and I omitted the circular embellishment because it didn't fit LOL. The other things I changed are the stitches, I used a cross-stitch instead of the V, and I used different stamps from All in a Row. I really like how this card turned out! Thanks Kelly for your awesome inspiration!

9 comments:

SweetMissDaisy (Anna Wight) said...

Welcome back!!! :D Glad to see you've been able to get something inky!

Anonymous said...

I love it! Love the color combo and all the little details. :)

Sara (sassy)

Colleen Schaan said...

Yeah! I am glad you are feeling well enough to come and play. Beautiful card. Keep healing!

~pl said...

Glad to see you back and getting stronger... ! Missed your updates!
Very pretty card...

Joyce T said...

Beautiful card Laura. You didn't loose an ounce of mojo. Missed you're updates. Hope you get stronger by leaps and bounds now.

Jeans Creative Spot said...

Hey that's really pretty.

Glad to see that you are getting back on your feet sorta speak!

I have missed you and your post on SCS.

Take care of yourself.

Trish D said...

So glad you're regaining your strength - the card is lovely!!

Anonymous said...

I am so glad you are back. I love your stamping and have missed it. I have been checking everyday to see if you were feeling better.
Dawn B.

Juanita said...

Whoa, I can't believe you did this standing up! Amazing! It is so pretty and I love your color choices. TFS.

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