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Thursday, February 18, 2010

CTMH Lillies - MMSC41

I'm back with another card inspired by a sketch Challenge from Midnight Madness #43. Gotta love their sketches!!!

For this card I used the Lillies from a Close to my Heart stamp set called "Enjoy Every Moment".
The designer paper used is from the Veranda Paper Pack.
The Buttons are clear buttons that were backed with matching designer paper from the same pack.
The image was stamped twice, heat embossed with Clear EP, colored with Copic Markers, and layered.

The emtire front was hand stitched with matching embroidery floss.

9 comments:

Jeni C Slack (^0^) said...

Hi Nancy, I admired how gracefully you have done the calla lilies with such soft colors. The complimenting spring like pastel colors give an aura of gentle tenderness. OH, your handstitching is impeccable! I sure want to see more of your cards in the coming sketchs, xox ~Jeni & MMSC DT

Carolyn said...

Wow! This is over-the-top gorgeous!! Your coloring is incredible, and the beautiful dp and colors that you chose to use are perfect. This is an amazingly constructed card. Thank you so much for playing with us at the MMSC this week. Please play again.

Carolyn
MMSC DT

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Nancy - this is so beautiful and serene. your lilies look like they should be picked and sitting on a table at my house! Your embellishing and stitching are fabulous!! I am loving this Nancy - gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at the Midnight Madness sketch Challenge this week, it is always a pleasure seeing your cards and we look forward to having you play along next week! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

Carol said...

Nancy you work has filled me with wondrous dreams of spring. Your coloring of this image is exquisite. What an exciting and delectable presentation of artistry. Simply sensational. Thanks for playing along with us at Midnight Madness this week.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :o}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Priscilla said...

OMG..this is FANTASIC..It is just gorgeous..love the softness about it and you worked that sketch to no end..{{{{{clap clap clap}}}}TOP NOTCH :) Thank you so much for joining in the fun this week at the Midnight Madness sketch challenge blog. I wanted to just let you know that the MMSC42 Sneak Peek has been posted. It may look intimidating, but I hope you give it a go and just have fun with it. I will be posting the CAS sketch on Tuesday. I can’t wait to see what you come up with :)
Priscilla
MMSC Hostess

ottersln said...

Wow its beautiful! I like all the layers and the sweet buttons.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Wow!! This is beautiful!! I so love your soft colors and your elegant coloring. So springy!! Your stitching is impeccable and stunning. Such a beautiful take on the sketch! Thanks for playing along with Midnight Madness this week!

Sue said...

I love this stamp! I just love calla lilies! Your coloring is stunning too! Thank you for joining us this week at MMSC!

Sue
MMSC DT

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