Monday, June 27, 2011

DETAILS....


hello sweet friends. hope each one of you is doing FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

graduation party is getting closer and so are preparations. my husband will be cooking and i will be his assistant along with some other helpers. hehe...that will be some FUN! for a change ;p

anyhow, for de-stressing and taking my mind off things i worked on this card on and off like for two days, lol

Details
4.25 x 5.5"
i used a few cartridges and welded a few images using my gypsy.

the card base is from "just because cards" page #63 image #40. the banner is from "christmas" image #29 and the mat for the sentiment is from is from "cindy loo" and is image #10 manipulated for my purposes--hehe. the font for the word "details" is from "graphically speaking" image #25 using the type feature and welding the letters. 
i had to cut things a few times and tweak them here and there but i am happy with the results.
the butterfly is a chipboard accent from k&co.
those little epoxy flowers i believe they are from some dollar bin or maybe from sticko brand, they are really cute.  -----------TIP: when i use cheap products i do not rely on their adhesive so i always use my adhesives and in this case i used "zip dry".

the patterned paper is from dcwv: the cafe mediterranean matstack.
absolutely stunning colors.

 a bit of messing up trying to add the small pieces to the negative of the word--  :(

i was very pleased to find the butterfly. the colors matched so very nice!
i love when you find a perfect match in different brands.

a side view.

and the inside sentiment compliments the one on the front very well
"DETAILS"
LIFE IS TOO SHORT...LAUGH WHEN YOU CAN!
also................. it is my best piece of advice to you.
the sentiment is from one of "my pink stamper" clear stamps set called:
"everyday sentiments".

i sure hope you enjoy it and it serves as some kind of inspiration.

love you all!
*_*




17 comments:

  1. Pretty card! Love the bright colors!..Hope the graduation party goes well :) Have a great week my dear friend!

    Hugs, Sheena

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  2. Oh YIKES Agnes, it seems like forever since I've been here. so so sorry, there are just not enough hours in the day! This is so bright and beautiful! Really gorgeous work! xxD

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  3. How beautiful! I love the colors that are used on your card!

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  4. Very pretty, absolutely love it with all the different designs and cuts you used. Pat N.

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  5. agnes! sorry I haven't been around lately! life has been very busy, but I just took a peek of what you've been working on, all are so cute! I love the family vacation one, I didn't realize I had that image! lol! that's when you know that you have too many!

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  6. LOVE IT. I see no mistakes. it looks great.

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  7. I love how you worked your gypsy in this fantastic creation! It is gorgeous!!! I love the bright colors! It is great when you can get some crafting time in to de-stress! Have fun with the celebrations!

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  8. Agnes this card is just gorgeous! I love all of the details and colors in it. Fabulous as always!!!

    Pam
    Simply-Pam.blogspot.com

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  9. Ah, a pretty card Agnes. I like the outline of the card shadowing the ribbon. I want to try that. Stunning colors.

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  10. Sister-friend, your card is so beautiful!

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  11. Beautiful card!!!! Love the bright colors along with the butterfly.

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  12. Agnes, love how you manipulated with Gypsy. Your card is awesome. I underdstand what you mean by crafting and destressing...lol, it totally helps the blood pressure.
    Congrats on your son's graduation. They grow up so fast.
    Have a great day!
    Dee

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  13. Very beautiful my friend! happy to hear things are moving along for the grad party and that you have some helpers:) I remember both of my kids grad parties and what great time but very busy, remeber to take time and enjoy it with your son my friend.

    Big Hugs To You
    Edna

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  14. Hi Agnes,
    wow its been forever since I've stopped by. Im sorry. I do hope you are doing well. Good luck on the graduation party. Kick back and enjoy. It goes way too fast.
    Love the card and I really like the sentiment.
    Bridget

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  15. This card is so beautiful I love the chipboard butterfly. Great Job!
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com/

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  16. Ireally like this Agnes, it is so bright and cheerful! Love the butterfly and the scallop cut on the edges, very nice! Hugs J:)

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Have a fun day!!!