Thursday, April 3, 2014

Awesome!

So my Mom is awesome. Truly awesome.

So awesome in fact that I used the beautiful little background I've been happily hoarding for weeks now, not wanting to squander it on something frivolous......oh come on, I know you know what I mean. Sometimes the planets align (or something), and everything comes together, quite by chance, well..... this background was one of those times!


It started off as a mopping up scrap when I was spraying card for another project, but the colours kinda worked, so I kept it.
Then I embossed a script stamp on another project in silver, so I added a tad to this whilst I was on...... and it worked, so I kept it.
Next I used up some scraps of book pages......and it worked, so I kept it. (see a theme here? Well, I'm working with it!)
And then I went to an Indigo Blu demo and got the old flitter glue and gilding flakes out for another card, which spilled over onto this.......and it worked, so I kept it.
Finally I stamped those gorgeous Lavinia dandelions (available from the fabulous That Craft Place) on a card for my girlie's Godmother, and then thought about this gorgeous background.......and it worked, so I've given it to my awesome Mom.


Sparkly!

I'm entering this into the following challenges-

Papertake- anything goes
Lavinia challenge- Spring colours





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  2. Sorry about deleting the other comment what I said made no sense at all!! However, many thanks for joining the Lavinia Stamps challenge and good luck!!! Melissa (DT)

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  3. What a great card Lisa, I love all the different elements you've put into this.
    Thank you for joining the Lavinia challenge, good luck Karen (DT) xx

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  4. Hi Lisa, what a fab card, I love your background, thank you for sharing with us at Lavinia Stamps Challenge, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

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  5. Beautiful card! Love that background, it is so pretty. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

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  6. Really goergeous background Lisa! Very pretty card.
    Thanks for sharing on Papertake Weekly!

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  7. Oh WOW ! I love your background and especially how it came together 'by accident' ! Fabulous finished design. God luck in the challenge !

    Hugs
    Wynneth
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  8. the background was definitely worth saving, it's gorgeous! Love it

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  10. Lovely and clever card Lisa.. Thank you for entering and good luck in our Lavinia Stamps Challenge.

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  11. Love the background and gilding! x

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  12. Fab card, very different which I like, thanks for joining us in the Lavinia Challenge and good luck. Hugs Pauline DT member

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