Thursday, February 16, 2012

Get Well Soon @ Moving Along With The Times

Terrific Thursday to you all! 

Wow I can not believe this last month has gone so fast!
Sadly so :( Today is my last post as GDT with the very gorgeous girls at 

I would like to just take a moment and say a very BIG thank you to all the girls for having me along for the past 4 weeks.  I have had a blast of fun playing along with you all and this week was no exception!
Thank you!

The challenge this week is one that I do not craft along to often so I really did love 
The Challenge - Get Well Soon! 

I have a crafty friend that is a little down at the moment with a case of shingles and as she is such a keen sewer as well I thought I would try my best to incorporate this into the theme of her card.  I have also taken another step towards my New Years resolution and tried my 1st attempt at a twisted easel card (so love this and there is going to be many more of these in the future)

Anyway, enough talk and on with some pics to inspire you all to play along this week!
(lots of pics this week as I am a little biased with how in love I am with this piece :$
 I love the lose threads on all of this.  I admit I stumbled across the idea when one of my threads broke but it looked really effective that I then went and added lose threads randomly along all my stitching :$  Amazing how things become through crafting and mistakes isn't it? lol

 A view with the tag out. 

 Close up of the top section. 

 Close up of the bottom section - Just love those button scissors and thimble! 

 Side back view. 

Another side view. 

And to finish, another front view. 

I know I have already said this but I really did enjoy making this card so much!  It was one of those cards that just came together so well and without much thought as everything I picked up just 'clicked' and gelled.  Don't you love those crafty days that go like that :)   The image is a freebie (I do not know where I got it from :$ and both the sentiment and tag I generated on the computer.  Flowers are mainly from my stash of Kaiser blooms and the paper is a leftover from another project.  Lace, ribbons and the blue ribbon rose buds are all from my box of Nana's sewing elements given to me when she went to play with angels. 

This week Moving Along With The Times is gladly being sponsored by 
She has some too cute images so be sure to play along this week 
to be in the chance of winning some!

Be sure to pop on over to Moving Along With The Times this week and check out the beautiful works all the DT have made.  Wowzers is just a start to their talent they have shown with this challenge!

I hope you like what you see 
and that you all find the time and come along and take the challenge with us :)


Challenges this creation is entering with the help of the Feline Playful Girls:
Craft Your Days Away- Get Stitchy With It  Sat E2/3
Crafty Emma's - Lots of layers Sat E2/3
Inky Impressions - 2 trims or ribbons  Wed E2/-
Little Darlings Challenges - Favorite Embellishments (ribbon and lace again lol and bling and flowers and pearls! ) Wed E3/-
Hiding In my Craft Room - Use up those scraps - Paper left over from old project, ribbon, and lace from old stash that needs to be used.  Sat E1/1
Marks Finest Papers - Shaped Card Sat E1/-
Crafts and Me - Distressed  Wed
Fab 'n' Funky - Try Something New (Twisted easel) Wed E1/1 C10
Party Time Tuesday - Get Well Soon Tue E1/3
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Anything Goes Mon E2/-
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26 Treasured comments:

DesignerDiva said...

WOWSERS Leesa this is a masterpiece Hunny! How clever with all the needlework bits and bobs and super stitching! I have to try a twisted easel now too!
Its been fabulous having you on board for the last month its gone so quickly! I hope you come back and join us again soon
Hugs Laurie xx

JoanieMc said...

Oh, how beautiful.... I mean jaw dropping gorgeous. You did a fantastic creation. You are so very talented. Don't know what else to say except it's absolutely stunning. I love easels and have made some, but this is an inspiration for sure. TFS

Barbara Colbert said...

Wow! What a beauty! Thanks for sharing with Speedy Fox and Friends!

Barbara said...

Hi Leesa, what a stunning card>>WOW! You are such a talented crafter. I am always so inspired by your creations. I too love the broken threads. Your Nana would be so proud to see her treasures used to cheer someone. I must dust off my sewing machine and try some stitching again. Hugs, Barbara

Diane said...

WOW Leesa !! Its beautiful !!

hugs Diane xx

Barbara Colbert said...

Wow! What a wonderful creation! Thanks for sharing with Speedy Fox and Friends!

Kerry said...

Just Stunning. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.
Kerry

Sandra said...

So beautiful is your creation:) Sandra H

Rose Petal said...

Hello Leesa. Oh my goodness, what a beauty this is, and your first time at making a Twisted Easel, well, I havnt made one yet, but you sure have inspired me to take the time to make one.
You have put so much fabulous detail on it sweetie, it truly is an amazing creation and I am sure that your friend will love it. Perfect in every way.
Have a fab time making more of your brilliant creations.
Lots of love, Sandra xxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh this is just stunning! Love the papers & the twisted looks fab!

Thank you for sharing with us at CES Challenge this week, god luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW Leesa I adore this card its amazing what a great gift for your friend, I hope she gets better soon, shingles is horrible. Thanks so much for being our Guest DT this month its been wonderful having you on the team, Love HAzelxox

Lisa Jane said...

oh its absolutely gorgeous and is sure to cheer up your friend . I love all those loose threads too and the pretty image .
Glad you enjoyed your time on the team its been great having you on board
Lisa x

Mephisto said...

WOW, stunning creation. So many fab details on it!
Thanks for joining us at InkyImpressions this week.

Domi

Joanna said...

Holy cow ... this is A-mazing! Nicely done! Thanks for getting inky with us this week at Inky Impressions.

Sue said...

Wow! this really is stunning Leesa!! I love the image and all your stitching looks fab. I love the loose threads. The whole thing has a gorgeous shabby vintage feel. So many wonderful details - the thimble and scissors, beautiful sentiment - everything is just perfect! I really love this!
Thanks for being a wonderful GD over the past 4 weeks! your work has been stunning!
Hope you have a good day!
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

Jennifer Scull said...

goodness, you put a lot of work into this. so glad you have joined the party at Party Time Tuesdays with us this week. :)

Nancy Wethington said...

Leesa, this is gorgeous! Your friend is going to flip over this. The detail is amazing. Thanks for joining the challenge at Simon Says Stamp & Show.

Joey said...

WOW Leesa this is AMAZING, It blew me away, such pretty details, thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions. Joey xx

Pat Garvin said...

WOW!! Gorgeous. What a fun looking fold. Thanks for joining speedy Fox and Friends.

Tracy said...

What a beautiful, beautiful card! The design is just amazing and I love the stitching theme. :-) Thanks so much for joining us at Inky Impressions!
Tracy
GD Inkette

Maria Matter said...

Gorgeous Leesa! love all the beautiful elements you've added to this lovely design!

Craftyanny said...

oh wow Leesa you did it again. Love this fabulous card.
Thanks for playing along with Inky Impressions and good luck
Anne x

Payne Holler Cards said...

this is drop dead gorgeous! so in love with your vintage style
thanks so much for entering in Speedy the Fox challenge (-:

Trish said...

Wow, beautiful!

Rach83 said...

Very impressive and such attention to detail. Great colour scheme too. This is sure to cheer your friend up. Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky Challenges this week.

Rachel x

P.S. Don't forget we're having a DT call just now.

Carrie said...

WOW. This is stunning - i love the side easel...perfect!! thanks for sharing at Inky Impressions xx

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