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Friday, April 13, 2012

Little Things Matter The Most




Hello, Dawn here again with a project for this weeks challenge, I am thrilled I got to play with some more beautiful dies-I am in heaven!

This week our challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs is  


Think spring

Here are the rules:
  • You MUST follow the theme and use at least one Cheery Lynn Designs die, of course, we would love to see more than one. 
  • You MUST add a link to your blog post in the InLinkz at CHEERY LYNN's Challenge post; no back posting, only new projects are allowed
  • You MUST link to our blog in your post
The winner will be chosen based on merit by Cheery Lynn Designs. They will receive a $20 coupon for shopping at the Cheery Lynn website. The challenge will end on Sunday night at 22:00 Eastern time.

I made a beautiful card that I love!  Let me share the dies I used on this fun shaped design

Playing with all my new supplies I decided that I had to use a  NEW! Reflections Boutique Die 
to make the shape of this card.I just placed on a fold of my card stock and got this Spectacular shape,So love these dies and the size is so amazing! Let me tell you if you want a larger shape that will fit in a regular die cutter (I have a Big Shot)this is the way to go. Can you believe I made a card this size ?
See this is the whole card shape and the inside decorated with the next size down die cut shape.
I used a package of botanical papers I had in my stash from DCWV for this design.
 Look at the beautiful detail of the edge, isn't that amazing? and I used the smallest shape to make a tag for the front of my card, accented with the ferns.
Wanted to share a close up of a small sentiment and stamped butterfly from Unity.That yummy ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon and worked well to pleat and accent the front of my design.

Can you tell I am just so excited to be playing with all these new dies and creating unique pieces that I could have never made without having these dies.

Please join us this week,did you know I use to play in the Cheery Lynn Challenge and actually won! You could be our next winner.

I am entering the following challenges:
AUD Sentiments Challenge- Spring Colors
Crafty Ribbons-things with wings
Craft Us Crazy- Mothers day / Flowers
Pixie Dust Studio Pixie Challenge- Ribbon
Rainbow Lady's Challenge Blog-Touch of Vintage
Crafty Creations Challenges- Flower power
Fresh Brewed Blog- friendship/something tied

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15 comments:

  1. Another beautiful card! The shape of this is so unique and fun!

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  2. Wow, Dawn - this is so beautiful! You always think outside the box, and your creations are never boring, and ALWAYS gorgeous! I absolutely LOVE Cheery Lynn's dies - I could own the whole collection, and want more, I think! Their dies have so much personality! Thanks for sharing!!!

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  3. I must check out those dies. Beautiful creation!

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  4. Such a fun card. Love the pleated ribbon and the shape of your card is wonderful. TFS
    Hugs, Rosalee

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  5. Great job on all that you've done. I initially came with the RRR contest, but had to look at all the other beautiful things you have on your blog. Lovely.

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  6. Very pretty and an unusual shaped card. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.
    Jenny x

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  7. Pretty card and love the different shape. Thanks for sharing
    Love Cynthia x

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  8. Fantastic card, Dawn. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.

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  9. Very pretty. Super card. Thank you for sharing with us at Rainbow Lady's this week.
    Jen x

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  10. OMG Dawn! I can't image how long it took to make this beautiful creation - just lovely! Thanks for the inspiration and joining us for our "Spring/Summer Color Challenge" at Aud Sentiments!

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  11. Gorgeous card, love the colours and the pretty butterflies. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's Challenge
    Claire xx

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  12. Gorgeous card, love the floral paper. Thanks for joining us at crafty creations
    Hugs
    Kat xx

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  13. Hi Dawn! What a beautiful Card! Fun shape and gorgeous peachy coral color! Very Pretty!
    Thank you for joining us at Freshly Brewed Challenges for our, "Friendship" challenge!
    Warmest Hugs, Sheryl

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  14. great project! Thank you for joining our Things with Wings challenge at Crafty Ribbons Challenge!

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  15. So pretty! Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Ribbons x

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