Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Happy Monday Challenge...

Good Morning!  Yes, I know it's Wednesday - but I just had to play with Deedee's sketch featured this week for the Happy Monday Challenge.  To join in the fun, just head on over to the Crafting with Deedee's Digis blog.

My inspiration for this card came from the cold that my children and I have been passing to each other for the past couple of weeks.  Get Well cards are always nice to have on hand particularly with cold and flu season.


I had a lot of fun making this card - it's great for using paper piecing although a bit tricky with the great details that Deedee puts into her digis.  I printed out some fabulous digi paper that is perfect for this Autumn season and works for either a feminine or masculine card.  I also added some faux stitching with a white gel pen.  When I was finished with my faux stitching, I had to laugh - it's about as straight as my real stitching is.  I guess next time I better use a ruler!

Supplies:
Card stock:  Neenah Classic Crest, Chocolate Chip, Always Artichoke (SU)
Digi Paper:  Apple Festival Kit (ACOT)
Copics:  B000, E34, E37, E57, R29, RV13, Y15, Y17
Stamps/Ink:  Mini-Messages (PTI), Jet Black (Staz-On)
Tools:  White gel pen
Embellishments:  large brad (unk)

I hope you like the card - I had so much fun making it. It also felt really good to spend some quality time making cards this past weekend.  I feel like I am slowly finding myself again.  Thank you so much for stopping by!

9 Encouraging Thoughts:

Sandy said...

Melissa, this is so adorable and the paper piecing is a wonderful idea for his pillow and blanket! I love the Feel Better on the button too. GREAT card!!!

April said...

Melissa - I love his/her sheet set!! What a great card!
I so appreciate that your family is passing a cold around, just like ours! Hopefully, we will all feel better before we know it!!

Beth Norman said...

Great paper piecing, and great choice of paper to use. Your card is so cute.

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

What a great card and great job, love the paper piecing.

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Great Get Well card!! Love the paper piecing!!

Dora said...

Fantastic card, it is so sweet, love that fun ducky and sentiment :)

Angela said...

This is too cute...I love your paper piecing!

Deedee Anderson said...

Oh how adorable, Melissa! Love the paper piecing on the bedding, and your beautiful coloring on the image. So sorry to hear that your family has been passing around a cold -- we've been there recently, too -- isn't it fun how family always "shares" -- LOL! Hugs, Deedee

Tammy said...

Oh this is so cute and funny!

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