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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

High Hopes Challenge #112

Good Morning everyone.....

It's time for the High Hopes Challenge
This weeks challenge is brought to us by

Lynne
and she has chosen
"Say Thanks"

My card this week was created out of sheer
laziness...lol!! I had been creating a lot of
Parchment cards and I had my stuff all over my
desk......so rather than put it all away and then
bring it all back out I thought I would make
a card with my High Hopes stamps!!!

The fabulous flowers I have
used on my card are...

"Hoppy Single Flower"
"Daisy Button"
"DH Double Daisy"
and
"Open Thank You"



I started with the card and a piece of parchment
paper, formed the card and embossed it with my
swiss dots CB folder. I stamped the flowers and
sentiment onto copy paper with black ink to
use as a pattern. I traced the patterns with my
Tinta ink and mapping pen. Removed the paper
from the pattern and embossed and pierced
all the flowers with different techniques.
The background of the sentiment was done
with a grid and arrow tool as well as parts of
the flowers. I cut them out with my 2 split tool.
I used my Tombow Power Tabs to adhere the
flowers and sentiment to the card and
added some flat backed pearls. and an
organza bow.
To see the detail of my card...click on it
to enlarge it.

Be sure to stop by the High Hopes Blog as the
Diva's have some awesome creations to share
with you today!!!

I hope you will have time to play along
with us this week and
REMEMBER.....
you must use a High Hopes image on
your card to join in the challenges!!!

Just a note.....
Our friend Bela has a card drive going on
for the children at
The Toronto Hospital for Sick Children
in Toronto Ont. Canada
and she is looking for donations of
"Halloween and Thanksgiving cards"
for September.... but any card donations are
greatly appreciated!!!

You can check it out here...
"Kards for Kids"

Have a wonderful day
and
Thanks so much for stopping by....

KAREN x

13 comments:

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Karen.

Hugs Riet.xx

Cindy Haffner said...

STUNNING Karen!!~

Sharon said...

Hi Karen. Hope you're keeping well.
This card caught my eye - what a sensational beauty it is! STUNNING!
Hugs,
Sharon xx

Kristine Reynolds said...

Love this card! So different than your usual style! I would never have thought to do something like this for the challenge!

debby4000 said...

Oh Karen this is so gorgeous.
luv
Debby

Tasha said...

Wow this is so stunning! I am in awe of your parchment craft - id love to be able to create this.
love tasha xx

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

Wow, Karen what a gorgeous card is this, so stylish!
Hugs Jacqueline

Elizabeth Allan said...

Great textures Karen. Beautiful!

Bonnie B said...

Beautiful as usual. Been a long time since I've visited blog world...I love your new colors and that header is awesome. Have a great weekend.

Sally Cicada Designs said...

Girl, you never cease to amaze me with your crafting talent!! This card is stunning (I know you probably did it in a hour right--sheeesh)! It's a real beauty!! Hoping to play along with HHS this challenge!!
Big Hugs,
Sarah ☺

Cathy A said...

Karen, I have so enjoyed visiting your blog today, your parchment flowers are stunning, they look just like lace!

Love your more colourful cards too on earlier posts.

Thanks for introducing yourself to Penny Circle on Flickr and sharing your blog address.

Kim Piggott said...

Wowzers!
Karen this is utterly beautiful!
Stunning work!
hugs
kim x

Shirley said...

Whoa! What an elegant card, lady!!