Just For Fun: Sweet!


Every month, just for fun, I do a challenge with a few friends where one person picks a stamp image that they like and another friend picks some patterned paper. Then using only the selected patterned paper (with solid papers to coordinate) and the stamp, we each make our own card. A few weeks ago I got this sweet little package in the mail from Kim Hughes with this cute Twizzle Tree from Memory Box, compliments of sweet Ellen. (Thanks, Ellen!) Then a few days later, sweet Julie sent me a few pieces of this pretty double sided polka dot paper,  Pink Floral JustChillin’ Girl from Making Memories. So sweet!

I paper pieced the circles on the tree from the big floral print on the backside of the paper, and added the fun polka dot print from the front side and some pearls that I airbrushed with Copic ink. Ribbon from Papertrey and a sentiment from Unity…Sweet!  This came together very quickly, but I am happy. (That’s not always the case! LOL)

Make sure you check out all of the Just For Fun girls: Alli, Julie, Kim and Michele. I love these girls, and I love watching them work. 🙂

In other news: It’s a day full of blessings here in Midwest USA: new babies, pretty paint colors finally decided for an exterior face lift, hubby is returning safely from a long hunting trip, crisp fall weather… God is good!

17 responses to “Just For Fun: Sweet!

  1. What a fun card…love the little extras you put on the tree. Sounds like a great group of ladies!

  2. I am LOVING those pearls…girl this card just rocks!

  3. Oh I LOVE your yummy papers on the tree. It’s so vibrant and fun Lori!

  4. Adorable! I love how you added the pearls! VERY cute, Lori! 🙂

  5. SA-WEET! for sure!

  6. Sweet is right! I love this!!!

  7. Ahh! 🙂 I love what you’ve done with this! The pop of yellowish-orange is THE perfect touch! I would have never thought to put the two together & it looks GREAT!

  8. I love this! the color combo is great! and putting it on the kraft is wonderful!!

  9. This ranks a 10 with me. I love Memory Box, polka dots and trees. You nailed it. Such a cute card. Thanks for sharing.

  10. loving that fresh and funky color combo!! This is a gorgeous fall card. I think it’s perfect for summer too…could be an orange tree maybe? well, I just adore it 🙂

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  12. So glad you stopped by my blog :)Thanks for the nice comments! ! My days are definitley filled with little ones ans sweet things :)Love your cards I will be coming back here lots more!

  13. This is adorable, Lori! LOVE it!

  14. I LOVE your swirly tree, and the colors are so pretty together…Lori!!

  15. What a sweet card – love it!!

  16. This really is a sweet, sweet card. 8)

  17. Lori this card is ADORABLE! What a great challenge!! It was soooooo nice seeing you at MOA last month…I can’t BELIEVE it has taken me so long to get over to your blog! Sorry! 🙂

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