This is a card I made for the teapot challenge for today. It's destination is to go to Mutnik's daughter, Jessica. Jessica was seriously injured in a fall while riding her horse. My prayers and thoughts are with her and her family as she recovers.
I wasn't sure where to go with the challenge, so I turned to the Color Challenge 327 as added inspiration while creating this card.
I used a horse die cut from Archivers. I used the negative cut out of a dark brown and layered in on an ivory. I then matted it on a dark olive green. I rounded the outside corners and added 3 SU hodgepodge brads.
Again, my thoughts and prayers are with Jessica for a speedy recovery!!
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 GMT Views: 603
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Tue, Jun 14, 2011 @ 8:54 PM
Bev, this is lovelly card!! I love that silhouette!!
------------------------------ Phyllis Young at heart, slightly older in other parts. We really never grow up, we just learn how to act in public!! What if you woke up today with only what you had thanked God for yesterday??
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Wed, Jun 15, 2011 @ 3:20 AM
Hi Bev! Good to see you at a teaparty! Whoot! Welcome! Hey, I gotta say, there is nothing negative about this card! Snort! I love the look of this...what fun.....this is a whole new level to a CAS card! Its very eye catching in the gallery!
I am so tickled that you will be sending this off to Jessica! It will brighten her day in a wonderful way! You did good....the colors are so dramatic!
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Wed, Jun 15, 2011 @ 5:11 AM
So glad that you came to the tea party...this is THE place to be on Tuesdays - welcome! What a perfect CAS card. The negative really does make a striking silhouette and the brads call to mind the tack room. Wonderful card, thanks so much for playing along for Jessica :)
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