Friday, August 26, 2011

I'm Still Here!

Ha ha! I promise I am still here.  My crafting is a little slow right now, so sorry!  Maybe I can get back in the groove real soon.  I am still adjusting to Wade not being home.  I keep expecting him to come through the door from school, but he really is gone (at least for 4 years) and it is a bit sadder than I expected.  Unlike my daughter, I think we will be lucky to get a phone call once a week!  Oh well, on to my card for today.


It's a new challenge at the Just Magnolia and Hanglar Stanglar Challenge Blog.  It's my sweet friend Donald's turn to choose the theme and she chose BINGO.  I chose charms, flowers buttons for my card!



Card Recipe:

Stamps:  Magnolia - Watercan Tilda
Inks:  Distress Inks
Paper:  Tim Holtz Shabby Vintage
Tools:  MS Frond Punch, Quikutz Photo corner, Magnolia Doohickey Fence
Embellies:  Pink Trellis Rose, 15mm Open Roses, Pink Gypsophilia and silver satin ribbon all from Wild Orchid Crafts.

I used the gorgeous sketch from Crafting Life's Pieces! She always has the most amazing sketches!

I sure hope everyone on the East coast keeps themselves safe with the hurricane! 

Have a wonderful weekend and thank you so very much for stopping by!

Hugs, Dena

26 comments:

  1. Wowww this is a stunning card again Dena! Love the way you color your images!!
    Hugs Kristel

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  2. This is gorgeous, Dena, and so beautifully coloured!

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  3. Good look and by save with the hurricane, our son is in New York at the moment and flyes back tonight, i hope.
    Your card is gorgeous, i loved the bingo thing.
    Hugs \astrid

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  4. Beautiful card Dena, your colouring is amazing.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  5. Oh Dena, this is soooooooooo adorable, love it !!!
    Big Hugs,
    Mo

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  6. Oh wow Dena, what an amazing card. I just love it the flowers look s pretty and your colouring once more stunning. The little Butterfly is so cute. Wonder where you got that one.
    Wish you a great week-end
    Hug
    Melanie-Jane

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  7. What a gorgeous card, love the grey and pink and your coloring is beautiful. Love the little charm aswell.
    Have a great weekend.
    Hugs, Yvon

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  8. Great card. Wonderful colors. Love it. Hugs, Ankie

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  9. Gasp........this is breathtaking, Dena!!!!!! Your cards are ALL show-stoppers....colored to perfection and showcased magnificently. This is a beauty!

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  10. Hi she is so perfect ! All your details are so lovely. Love the papers and charm. Kitty :D

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  11. Hello Dena...
    Your card is truly a work of art that I can just stare at all day. You have added such beautiful and interesting flowers, love that adorable little charm....and your colouring is superb!
    I feel for you, not having your son at home is so hard. It is another stage in our lives, but myself, I don't think I am really looking forward to it. I even hate when the kids go back to school after summer holidays. Call me crazy, but I love them home! Great company!

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  12. A gorgeous card Dena, lovely details and your colouring is magnificent!
    hugs, Marlies

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  13. Gorgeous! Love the grey and pink combinations. Nicely put together. Edna

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  14. Wow Dena, what a georgeous card. I love all your details.
    Have a nice weekend.

    Hugs
    Thea

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  15. HIYA AMAZING!
    Oh, I´ve missed you around, you and your super gorgeoues creations :) But I can totally see what you mean, it must be hard adjusting to being alone with hubby again ;) I wonder what it feels like but I can guess...Sending you loads of huggies!

    THIS IS ONE amazingly beautiful card hunni :) Love all the pink nuances and it looks so lush togheter with the grays! The image is beyond beautiful and your colouring...well...it´s out of this world!
    Gorgeous papers and amazing details, like that chuffle :) MMM....Eyecandy!

    Hugs and wishes for a great weekend!

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  16. Oh I'm sure Wade will still want to speak to his Mum and definately give her big hugs even if its not everyday. I bet he will secretly phone you ! Thinking of you though, I can understand.

    Your card is stunning darlin and I adore those little white flowers - beautiful.

    Hugs to you,

    Jo x

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  17. WOW!! She's so stunning hun!! LOVE your coloring and that fabulous charm you've added it perfect! :)

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  18. A beautiful card Dena and I love the Silver ribbon and that cute little shovel charm. A lovely colour combination.

    Sharon x

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  19. Je trouve ta carte absolument superbe. Couleurs douces et tendres, une colorisation parfaite, tout y est superbe. Bravooo

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  20. Oh Dena! It seems a lot of us Moms are having a really hard time adjusting to your children not being at home with us. lol! I too have felt so empty and lonely without my little boy at home with me and have not been able to craft much. :( argh!

    Well your creations is simply wow wow WOOOOOWWWW! sigh .. I think I'm in love! :) Look at all these GORGEOUS pinks! And then add in your dreamy colouring ... ahhhhhh! I can't say enough about your work .. always takes my breath away!

    Big Hugs to you!
    Elise

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  21. Wow Dena what a stunning creation so full of beauty, creativity, inspiration and wonderment with all those flowers and embellishments this is an eye-catcher and I love it.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  22. Stunning card Dena, I love all about it!!
    Thank you so much for joining us at CLP this month ;)

    Lots of love,
    Randi WS

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  23. Oh Dena, another stunning card sweetie, i cannot get over how lovely your cards are, always......i wish i was even half as talented as you hun!! i have you, bev rochester and jacque, on feedblitz so i never miss a card LOl.......hugs to you, Vick xxxxx

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  24. Gorgeous card, Dena! Love how you choose colors and the silver border adds a special something. Your cards are simply adorable!
    hugs, Iulia

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  25. Oh Dena, I sure do love seeing your work out there in blogland!!! This is a beautiful work, I just love everything you put into your creations!! Thanks so much for playing with us at CLP this month, I hope we'll see you tomorrow when the new sketch goes up!!
    hugs, stephanne

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  26. So many simply stunning creations, Dena, whilst I have been on holiday. I'm sorry I can't comment on them all but I know that I shall thoroughly enjoy my little journey through your posts to take me up to date! Hugs, Lesley

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