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Thursday, May 24, 2012

INVENTORY CHALLENGE #83

I am posting my Inventory Challenge card a day early because I have yet to figure out how to schedule a post for a later date.  Any helpers out there?
Charlie is coming home and we are packing up the car to go see my MOM for the weekend!  After posting my Mother's Day card last week I felt a strong pull towards her and so did my husband.  He hasen't seen Mom since Dad's funeral a year ago and I only saw her for about an hour when we met my sister and her 1/2 way between Kansas and St. Louis, Missouri for lunch. 
This week's card involved making one with just a phrase on the front and a sentiment.  WHAT?  No Maggies?  What will I ever do? lol
What I did was to take a dry embossing folder and emboss the upper left hand corner.  It needed some 'pretties' so I added some white pearls to the flower centers.  I felt it needed a little something more so I included a blue swiss dotted bow.  I hope you enjoy my card!  On to load up the car.  Happy Memorial Day to those who celebrate this holiday.  Just remember what it really stands for.  I have included a list on my partners in crimes blog addresses so you can take a look see!  Enjoy!  Love, Elle
http://inkthreadpaper-cathylynn.blogspot.com
http://christinascardconnection.blogspot.com
http://au-deladesimages.blogspot.com
http://lestresorsdenadine.blogspot.com
http://cardsbyrbowen.blogspot.com
http://syliva-syllie.blogspot.com
http://kathysknook.blogspot.ca

11 comments:

cathylynn said...

HELLO ELLE! I love the delicate feel of this card. Fabulous job!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Danielle said...

Hello Elle, How precious and delicate. I love the embossing and the lovely pearls added to the flowers. nice sentiment, very thoughtful. Hugs.

Rene said...

What a beautiful card with a gorgeous sentiment! Love the blue and white with pearls!
Rene :D

Sandy said...

Elle is is a wonderful card and I love the sentiment - pretty design work!
sandy

Christina C. said...

Absolutely stunning, Elle! The embossing is gorgeous and gives it a very elegant look, especially with the added pearls.

cabio's craft corner said...

Elle, love the beautiful white embossed background and the beautiful saying :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

julieprice3 said...

Just beautiful Elle, love the simplicity of it
Hugs julie P

Kathy Gerace said...

Love your card, Elle! The tiny pearls are a perfect touch to dress up your card. The sentiment is beautiful and so true.
Great job on your card.
Huggeroonies,
Kathy

Les Trésors de Nadine said...

ta carte est toute simple mais tout à fait superbe!!!! Bravo!!!!

syllie said...

Your dry embossing is beautiful Elle. The pearls and little bow are perfect matching with your gorgeous design.
xxxSylvia

Kelly Neis said...

Beautiful!