Friday, July 27, 2012

Growing in Unity - Day 5 - Remedy for Love


Hold onto your seats today, because this is my 5th and final day of Growing in Unity, as well as my Friends with Flair post, and my entry for about 4 different challenges! This is a card that has been in my head for a while, so I was excited to finally be able to make it come alive on paper! Here is what I made for today:
And here is the first challenge - the Unity July KOTM sketch challenge (I took some liberty with the design, but it is still there!):


The second challenge is the Case Study Challenge for this week - and here is the inspiration card (I used the color scheme, flowers, and kraft paper for inspiration):


The other two challenges are the Unity Opportunity Challenge - Flowers, and the Unity Blog Challenge - I Do (wedding or love theme)
I made my flower with one Ippity image, from the set called Now and Always, then stamped it on several different pattern papers, all from Crate Paper's Pretty Party 6x6 paper pad. I then fussy cut out each layer (can we say hand cramp?!?!?!) 
Before attaching the layers, I inked the edges of each layer with Tim Holtz distress ink in Vintage Photo.  
Then I put a dot of fast drying glue in the center to adhere each layer, and after it dried, I curled all the edges up to give it some dimension.
Added 3 little stick on gems slightly off center in the middle of the flower, and tucked the leaves from the same set (also fussy cut) behind the flower.
Finished off with a sentiment from another Ippity set called Quotes a'la Happy, and more ink on the edges of the kraft paper and pattern paper in the background.
Thanks for dropping by to see me today! Remember to leave a comment before you go for a chance to win 2 Itty Bitties of your choice! I will draw a winner and post tomorrow morning!

Edited to Add: I'm not sure if it is okay to link up a previously made creation - but I immediately thought of this card when I saw the Moxie Fab World Focal Point Challenge! So - I'm linking it up there!

38 comments:

  1. Super CUTE card!!! LOVE this flower and the papers you choose!!! (=

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  2. I love this card ,great choice of pattern papers , cute flower : )

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  3. Oh... I love that flower... very cute. And love you used your creation for several challenges. I'm learning from you! :)

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  4. Lovely card--I like the papers you used, the inking and the gems.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  5. Oh, what a beautiful, beautiful card!

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  6. Your cards are stunning! I love the flower and the bird!

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  7. Very pretty...love the patterns! Lee-Ann :)

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  8. WOW! Your cards constantly amaze me and this one does too. I LVOE the patterned paper and the little bling in the center. AWESOME!

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  9. Wow! Your fussy cutting is so perfect, I thought that it was die cut! LOVE the papers and the layering and that sentiment is so sweet and pretty. Great card and great week of inspiration!

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  10. Both of these are beautiful! LOVE the patterned paper flower!! :)

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  11. Your flower is stunning, and both the cards are awesome.

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  12. Heather ~ GORGEOUS card! The dimension and inking is just PERFECT in every way!

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  13. WOW! I love everything about this card! Your photography skills are pretty amazing too.

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  14. fabulous card! i jist love the sentiment and gems on the flower!

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  15. Oh my! This is soo cute! I love the patterned paper you used. It kind of has a Chic look to it.

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  16. Love it! I love all the pattern paper you used, the gems, and the sentiment.

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  17. Both cards are amazing. Love your colours on the cards.

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  18. These are really beautiful. Like the different DP's in the flower and leaves.

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  19. wow cool flower effect I love it .

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  20. Super gorgeous card, love that flower!!

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  21. I really like the patterns and colors you chose for each of the layers and leaves. Very cute. I need a die cutting machine!!!

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  22. Beautiful card! I love the flower! Great cutting skills... I thought it was done with a die!
    Great week of GIU! I've enjoyed checking in each day to see your cards!
    DeniseB

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  23. Terrific card! Love the flower and sentiment.

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  24. wow, this is gorgeous! I love the paper piecing!

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  25. This is a beautiful card! I love the cutting and layering you've done. I've loved your creations this week.

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  26. Love that flower! Very vintage, very striking. Glad you dropped by my blog...'cause it led me to yours!

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  27. Very Pretty card!! Love the flower!!

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  28. GORGEOUS card! LOVE the papers and the layered flower! FUN!

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  29. Love everything about both cards!

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  30. That flower is just yummy! Wowzer, they are both amazing!

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  31. OOOh. I am totally loving that flower!!

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  32. Stunning sweetie........absolutely stunning! ;) Hugs x

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  33. So stunning! That's a lot of fussy cutting, but it was worth it! The card is so beautiful!

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  34. Gorgeous take on the CASE! Love the patterned papers you used for the flower. I'm so glad you could share this with us at CASE Study Challenge. I hope to see your fabulous work again next week! :)

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  35. Wow, stunning! You've created such depth to your flower. Thanks for joining us at CASE study this week :)

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  36. LOVE LOVE LOVE this!!
    Thanks for joining us at the Unity Opportunity/Ippity Challenge!
    ~JenMarie Taylor, {Ippity} Chick

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  37. Absolutely gorgeous!! I just love it!

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  38. Hey Heather! Thanks for linking this up to the Focal Point Challenge in the Moxie Fab World. I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

    ...and it's always OK to link up a previously made card that fits our challenges! :)

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