Thursday, March 18, 2010

sweet serendipity

I have been cleaning out my craft room in preparation for a yardsale at my LSS where I am selling some stuff. I found some stuff today....wow! Tons of fun stuff I forgot I had! One thing in particular was like finding the pot of gold though...a kit my BFF Lesley made for me in a swap at least a year ago! It contained the PERFECT ingredients for a few of the challenges I was attempting to do!!! The main one was for 365 today....their challenge for day 18 was plentiful patterns, and the patterns you could chose from were: plaid, paisley, gingham, houndstooth, toile. Im like...toi-what??? I had no idea what 'toile' meant! So...I googled! And then I remembered the kit! It has toile ribbon! AND plaid paper!!! What are the odds? And since I had a houndstooth cuttlebug embossing folder, well....good to go!!! The thing I need to point out about this card that I absolutely cannot take credit for....the flower. WOW. Lesley made this! I mad an attempt at one of these a while back and failed miserably!!! Thanks Les!!!!!
(complete challenge list for this card below card!)

thanks

1. 365 day 18: plentiful patterns
2. stacey's stamping stage: colors :



3. Hope stamps eternal: cupcake insiration #50
4. incy wincy: green!
5. cupcake craft: going green!
6. simon says: a splash of green
7. the pixie cottage: the color green!

and that's all she wrote!!! thanks for visiting my blog today!!!
tracey

15 comments:

  1. beautiful card, tracey! love, love, love your shabby chic look:) thanks so much for sharing your creation at the Curtain Call!

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  2. So soft and pretty! Thanks for playing along with the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge!

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  3. Your flowers is just wonderful. thanks for joing us at the Pixie Cottage for our challenge!
    ~Pam

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  4. It's just beautiful! So delicate and feminine and pretty - not what you usually think of when you imagine houndstooth at all!

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  5. Fabulous flower!! Wow. Thanks for playing the Curtain call this week :D

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  6. Hi Tracey, what a gorgeous card. Love the beautiful flower and the soft pastel colour scheme. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  7. Very beautiful! Thanks for playing at The Pixie Cottage.

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  8. Fabulous teabag medallion - very stylish :)

    Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy Designs this week :)

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  9. good golly- you were LUCKY to find those extra ingredients...and like a master chef concocting a really cool card!! love it! Thank you for Going Green with the Pixie Cottage!

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  10. A beautiful card with a gorgeous flower! Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage!

    Hugs, Anne

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  11. wow this is gorgeous, thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week :)

    xx

    Martine

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