Monday, February 27, 2012

In everything give thanks...


I have a card to share today that I made awhile back. This card showcases a Clear and Simple background from their new release.  I just love this sheet music look! 

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I stamped the image several times on the cardstock and then cut it in to 3 strips just to break up the background a little.  I used this amazing verse from the CSS set Gratitude.  I added in 3 little rose buds for some color!  

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I want to thank everyone who emailed, texted or messaged me in the last several days!  I did have surgery on Friday.  I am on the mend and today is the first day I have actually sat down to the computer!  I thought I would try to get a post up right quick and I am thinking the couch sounds good right about now!  

Hope everyone is doing well!  Stayed tuned for some posts I have set to go here soon!  More Clear and Simple goodness on the way!  I can't wait to share!!

20 comments:

  1. Wonderful card. I've never noticed that stamp set before. I really like how you broke up the background. Glad to hear that you are doing better. I hope you have lots of people waiting on you!

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  2. Love the colors here Laurie! The pop of red with this OH SO sweet blue is lovely.

    I'm so sorry I didn't know you had surgery :( Feel better soon sweetie! HUGS ;)

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  3. Beautiful card, Laurie! I love the colors and how you split up the background! Your three little rosebuds are just perfect, too! I'm so glad your doing well, and I say take full advantage of the situation and get all the rest you can!!!

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  4. Beautiful card Laurie. Love the sheet music too. Please take care and I hope that you are feeling Better really soon. Hugs.

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  5. OMGoodness! Glad you're doing better! At least good enough to get on the computer! :)

    I didn't realize that was stamped, it looks SO good, I thought it was patterned paper! GREAT job!

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  7. Laurie, this is a great card! I bumped into your blog today, and I'm completely smashed with your crafting talents! LOVE LOVE LOVE your style & creativity! You've got a new follower :-) :-) Thank you for inspiration!!! And hope you're recovering well and will get better soon!!!

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  8. This card is a BEAUTY! What a great idea to cut the background into strips to break it up a bit - I will have to remember that one! The roses just pop on this card - and what a beautiful sentiment! Please give yourself plenty of time to recuperate from surgery!! Love and prayers.

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  9. So pretty! I love the pop of red. Hope you're recovering well. Take it easy girl!

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  10. Great card!
    Hope you're on the mend!

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  11. So glad your surgery went well Laurie! Your card is beautiful. Make sure you get lots of rest.

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  12. Gorgeous card! Those musical notes really pop with the black background!
    So happy to hear the surgery went well and you are on your way to recovery! ;o)

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  13. Glad to hear you are doing okay. And of course another amzazing card. I really like this background stamp. I have the one from PTI but I really like this. Stop by my blog. I have an award waiting for you :)

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  14. So pretty, Laurie!
    I'm glad you're doing well after your surgery!
    By the way, I got the latest Papercraft magazine today and saw your photo in there for winning a contest-- congratulations!

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  15. Love the musical score in the BG! Fabulous card! Hope you heal up quickly (((hugs)))

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  16. Hope you're on the mend, cutie pie! Love this beautiful card - the roses are just too precious.

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  17. Beautiful card Laurie and I love the sentiment! Colors are stunning too!

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  18. Your card is gorgeous! I can't believe I haven't inked up that stamp yet, but you've got me inspired!

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  19. So pretty! I love the verse and the group of roses!

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