Thursday, March 8, 2012

Feel Better

Back on my patterned paper kick...well at least for today I am!  Popping in to share my card for this week's ColourQ Challenge.  Such a fabulous color combo yet again from the wonderful designers over at ColourQ.  I kept it really simple with strips of patterned paper.  I played around with a sentiment panel, but couldn't come up with one that made me happy next to the bow so I took the easy route and added a little tag.

This card is going to my neighbor who is having hip surgery for the second time. She had her hips both replaced last year; since then the doctors have discovered that she is allergic to the metal in the replacement hips.  On Tuesday, she had one replaced and the second one will be replaced in about 6 weeks.  I'm certainly praying for her and sending lots of thoughts of quick healing for her.  It's been a long journey for her recovery.
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26 comments:

Jen W. said...

I love the little tag - it's the perfect finishing touch! :)

And your poor neighbour! What an awful experience! I hope things go better for her this time around.

Judith said...

Hello Lynn,
It is almost noon, I have to pick up our youngest from school to have lunch at home.
But when I saw your card in my sidebar, I had to react:
I love love love your creation! Looks so pretty and the colors make my happy!!!
Bye, have to go...
Judith

Jay Gee said...

Your mix of papers is just gorgeous Lynn and I love these colours :)

~amy~ said...

I really love how you've combine the colors and added patterns...such a pretty card!

Karen B. said...

Ooh Lynn, this is spectacular! What a great mix of patters and just the right distribution of the colors.

Arlene said...

Beautiful Lynn, I love the tiny tag just hanging from the ribbon. Very pretty.

Barb said...

These patterns and colors look gorgeous together, Lynn! Beautiful card! :)

Christina said...

Wow, Lynn, you mixed and matched papers beautifully here! I think the tiny tag is just perfect for the design, too. Love how your eye is drawn to it because of the contrasting ribbon. Hope your neighbor has a speedy recovery! My dad had one hip replaced last fall and needs the other one done soon. I can't imagine having to go through it a third and fourth time!

Maureen said...

oh, my! Your poor friend! To have to go through 2 more surgeries like that! Sending prayers her way for good healing. This card is sure to bring a smile to her face each time she sees it :) That little tag is too adorable! I used one of my little tag dies this week and thought of you and how I stamped a bunch at your place last summer :) I still use them when I can :)

Kathy Martin said...

Cute card! Love the strips of paper! :)

Jenny said...

What a pretty way to use those colours Lynn, love the patterns and how you arranged them :0)
Jenny x

Chunyuan said...

great pattern and color of the patterned paper. Love how you arranged them. The green ribbon is great addition.

Suzanne said...

Love, love, love this card, Lynn!!! LOVE!

Be(e) said...

You rocked that fabulous color combo, Lynn! Truly fabulous!

Noelle said...

Just GORGEOUS, Lynn! I love the patterned paper stripes and that mini tag is so cute! This would cheer anyone up! Thanks so much for playing ColourQ this week, girl! **hugs**

Ginny said...

Great choice of patterned papers to combine! And I personally love that little tag as the way to add the sentiment. :-)

Sylvia said...

Another lovely card, Lynn, love the papers you used. Thanks for joining us this week at the ColourQ.

AnitaRex said...

I love your card with all the patterned paper! :> Such great use of the colors by using patterned paper strips! I feel for your neighbor what a hassle and surgery is not easy either. :> Your a great neighbor! :>

anya said...

This is perfect, Lynn! I love the papers you chose, it all balances to well and is topped off with that cute little tag. Really love this!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

I just love this card, lynn. Absolutely stunning. :)

Joyce said...

What a stunning card. I'm so inspired by your use of patterned paper. My heart goes out to your poor neighbor for her health.

Tiffany said...

Amazing job on this color challenge! Beautiful papers! Wishing your neighbor a fast recovery!

Tracey McNeely said...

Amazing patterned papers, fabulous card.

Kara said...

such a pretty mix of patterns! so glad you joined us this week at the ColourQ!!

Lisa Arana said...

love, love, love the layers of the great patterns.

Jinny Newlin said...

Oooo! LOVE all that coral and green! And your florals are a perfect take on the inspiration piece!