Saturday, August 27, 2011

Speedy the Cat's Challenge #70

Welcome Weekend!!
This week the Speedy the Cat Challenge Blog challenges us to create using lace on our project!  A favorite embellishment!

used two different laces - and paper pieced my "PINK" black eyed Susan's...creative liberty!! LOL

hope you get to join us at Speedy the Cat's - remember the random winner wins a FREE SET! check out the beautiful creations over on the blog - hope we inspired you to "use lace"...

hugs,      
ps -when you see this Saturday... I am so glad I had this autoposted - still no internet at home...saying hi to everyone from work computer (I'm on a short break)....miss getting around to comment and missing seeing everyone's blogs....hope all stay safe with this hurricane rolling in...WOW - what a week! The Lord is sure shaking things up and wetting things down...so glad He has this all under control...
With all the tremors we've had ...our garage concrete floor finally succumbed and cracked...add its repair to the never-ending Honey Do list...that never gets done (-:


supplies:
MFP's "Black Eyed Susans for Encouragement"
cs - MFP's black, white
ink - SU Sage Shadow, Memento black
Copics - RV02, 19...FRV1, G24, YG63, C3
Embellishments: Cheery Lynn's "Fanciful Fluorish", stash lace and ribbon
Technique: piecing, piercing
Sketch from CPS 231 pt 1
card size 4.25 x 5.5

also entered in these challenges:
Card Makin Mamas - pink
Some Odd Girl - paper piecing
Crafts and Me - lace
Truly Scrumptious - mostly pink

22 comments:

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Beautiful, Linda! Those flowers are just gorgeous - must have taken forever to fussy cut them!

Wow, you must have been really close to the epicenter of that earthquake - how crazy was that? I'm thanking God that the hurricane missed Miami and praying for those in it's path. It's been quite a wild week, huh? Glad to know you are okay!

Hugs,
Linda

Harriet Skelly said...

Wow you paper pieced those flowers?? What an awesome job you did! Your card is gorgeous!

Winnie and Patty said...

Linda--I love your pink "black eyed Susan's"!!! They're lovely. And I love the 2 different laces on your card. Very beautiful! TFS

Jennie said...

Beautiful card Linda and those flowers are gorgeous! So sorry to hear about the garage floor...ugh, not good. :(

Lori said...

I really like the pink, black eyed susans!!! The lacey loveliness of your card is perfect.

Selma said...

Your pink flowers are beautiful Linda. Hope the hurricane doesn't cause you any problems. Take Care.

Conniecrafter said...

Gorgeous flowers and love the vine.
Sorry to hear about your garage floor, hope the tremors end soon!

Betty Benton said...

Stunning card, Linda! The flowers are just gorgeous!

Renee said...

Beautiful! I love the flowers and your colors!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Gorgeousness, Linda! The flowers are beautiful, and I love the layout and the stitching. So pretty, my friend! Stay safe!

Marlena M. said...

Beautiful! ;)

Brenda said...

Gorgeous cards Linda!! Those beautifully colored flowers must have taken some time to cut out.

I hope are safe from Irene, I have been thinking about you.

Cor* said...

What a gorgeous card! Wow, what a lot of work to cut out those flowers! Amazing job thanks for joining in at SOG challenge this week! Good luck!

Janeen said...

Linda this is so nice, you have patience cutting those flowers. i like the idea of two different laces.

Mona E said...

Wow, Linda! You did an amazing job on the flowers. They must have taken forever, lol. I`m not so good in the american geography but i hope you are far from the hurricane and that everything is ok with you.
Oh and before i forget. Thanks for joning us at Crafts and Me. Hugs...Mona

Ann English said...

Linda, this is spectacular! I love it!!!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Linda, you've colored those flowers just right, and there's such dimension and shadow with them, I love it. The soft green background you created is also gorgeous, as are your laces. And I'm sorry your garage floor cracked some more -- we've had cuh-razy weather here in the East, haven't we??

Patricia St Martin said...

Linda, Sorry you have no internet at home, hope things are somewhat better. Pretty scary having a earthquake and then a hurricane all in one week. Just love the way you colored your flowers and the 3D look is stunning not sure what is in the middle but it looks great. You take care.
Hugz, Pat

Elena said...

very cute, fantastic colors and very nice layout.
Thank you for joining at SOG, hoping to see you again for next challenge with another super creation!

Hugs,
Elena

sara said...

really pretty card love those flowers thank you so much for joining us at truly scrumptious this week
hugs sara x

Leah the Orange said...

very pretty, Linda! those flowers are lovely - and i think the black-eyed susans look great in pink! :) thanks so much for playing along at Some Odd Girl for this challenge, and we hope to see you again soon!

Buy to Let Mortgages said...

Those flowers are mesmerizing, Linda! Thanks for sharing how you did them, as I would LOVE to try that sometime!

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