Monday, August 22, 2011

Go Confidently in the Direction of Your Dreams

Happy Monday!  I thought I'd pop in and share a few links for a variety of things today.
  • Need a laugh - Oh how I appreciated this post from Susan.  Very timely since I had just made purchases at PTI, Verve and SU...don't tell :)
  • This card from Laurie is gorgeous.
  • I love all the tags on this card.
  • And a few sites for helping out friends: Meal Train or Take Them a Meal or Lotsa Helping Hands.  I thought these sites were very timely given my post from Saturday.  Thank you so much for all your kind words.  I can't thank you enough.
My card today is inspired by this week's Play Date Cafe Challengee.  I love the colors.  I made this card for my dear friend, Barb.  Next week she will be finishing up her PhD.  She is one amazing mother, wife, friend and advocate for food safety. I am immensely proud of her.  To read more about Barb, click here.  We'll be celebrating her achievement next week!
Ingredients:  Verve Words of Wisdom Stamps and Dies; Stampin' Up Night of Navy, Lucky Limeade and Crumb Cake Ink

PS It is going to be CAS week on the blog this week!  I had lots of fun creating over the weekend and just about everything I made is very clean and simple!

PPS...please click here for my blog giveaway!

16 comments:

  1. Love what you have done with the new set. I adore the sentiments in this one. I am eagerly awaiting mine in the post. It takes a little longer to head down our way. I am looking forward to having a play.

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  2. ugh! Those colors are definitely not the easiest, but you did an amazing job! Love that sentiment too!

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  3. I agree with Be(e) - you rocked the colours! Love those little arrows too. Susan's post cracked me up. That's exactly how I always feel! :)

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  4. Love the way you used these colors, Lynn! Thanks for the great links too!

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  5. Ohh, love your take on these colors. I also created over the weekend using these colors and came up with something completely different. Definitely like your version way better. So clean and simple and to the point.

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  6. LOVE this CAS card...delicate and beautiful. :)

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  7. Great use of those colours, Lynn! Balanced to perfection! :D
    Ooooh I can't wait to see the results of your crafty fun this past weekend - you know me and CAS - I love it!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  8. Sweet CAS card, I love those arrows and the colors worked great together. Fun reading your post with all the great links (found another new blog to visit).

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  9. oh, just full of Verve goodness and perfect pops of colour :) I love what you did with the arrows...I never know where to put those stamps :) We pick out colours for the paint tomorrow...I'm bringing your bedding and my SU swatches!! LOL

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  10. GORGEOUS card Lynn!!! I'm it will mean so much to your friend in light of her incredible accomplishment!
    Thanks for the links! That card of Laurie's is AMAZING! I had to pin it!

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  11. Awesome CAS card, Lynn...I sometimes find them harder to do than a card loaded up with stuff! This one came out great, what a fitting sentiment for your friend...I'm sure that she will enjoy this card immensely! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

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  12. Lynn, your friend Barb will love this! Great colours and design. I love those fun arrows.

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  13. LOVE your CAS design, Lynn! Perfect take on the color story! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Play Date Cafe!

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  14. Wow love the CAS design Lynn and the self proclaimed CAS week on your blog is a great feature...I look forward to seeing your cards as always :)
    Had a hop back through your recent posts...you've had some amazing creating time :)
    Jenny x

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  15. OHHH! LOOOOOOOVE the simplicity and the hint of green! Great job with our colors:) Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the PDCC:)

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