I've been very busy this w/e getting ready for surgery tomorrow. I didn't even think I'd do a card today, but when I saw that Mary was the FS, I knew I had to play. I fell in love w/ her lighthouse card seen here. I also was inspired by all the lighthouses seen in yesterday's IC site, Limoges Box Collector. To give my Cape Hatteras light the Limoges look, I used 2 layers of UTEE. Things I changed on Mary's card are different dp & ef, I used a punched border instead of the ric-rac, and left off the circle sea-faring thing she had!
Congratulations Mary. Your gallery is devine, you leave the best comments & you are a wonderful CC hostess. Enjoy your time in the spotlight.
This is my last card for a while as tomorrow is my partial knee replacement surgery. I'll keep tabs on you all on my tablet & I can at least comment. I plan to do some counted cross stitch since all my stamping gear is upstairs.
Thanks for stopping by to take a peek.
Date: Sunday, February 17, 2013 GMT Views: 1231
Registered: June 23, 2008 Location: da U.P. - Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula Posts: 14992
Sun, Feb 17, 2013 @ 7:02 PM
KHRH, this is a very sweet CASE of Mary's card! I love the ships sailing in the background and the waves in the foreground... very clever use of DP and embossing. Good luck with your surgery tomorrow... I'll be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
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Registered: November 19, 2005 Location: Bethel Park, Pa Posts: 26433
Sun, Feb 17, 2013 @ 7:15 PM
love your lighthouse card Karen-and you used the perfect dsp to complement the image-a beach vacation sounds nice after a week-end of snow-hope your sugery goes well Karen and you recover quickly-I am so honored that the night bef your surgery you make a card to honor me
Registered: April 4, 2008 Location: Sahuarita, Arizona originally from New Brunswick, Canada Posts: 18355
Sun, Feb 17, 2013 @ 7:27 PM
I thought I might see you in the gallery today.... going to miss you mf... good luck with your surgery...your card today is gorgeous...love the wonderful colouring of the lighthouse image and the layout. also love the ef you used for the water... great job....
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 11184
Sun, Feb 17, 2013 @ 11:27 PM
Love your lighthouse here. super guy card, but most of all I pray your surgery goes well and that you heal fast...great way to end of for now with tho...so pretty and relaxing...TFS..:0)
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Registered: May 31, 2009 Location: East Tennessee enjoying the mountain views Posts: 32355
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 @ 2:10 AM
Awesome card Karen, love the dp it goes perfectly with your lighthouse. I hope it is smooth sailing through your recovery and you are back up and stamping soon....You can't keep a good stamper down.. Hugs and prayers my dear....