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Happy Saturday!

It’s time for another DD/DDA challenge!   This month it’s all about summer.   Jami threw down the challenge this month to come up with a card/project that screams summer.   Our only requirement was to use mini brads and NO buttons.   Well guess what I did.   I put buttons on my first draft!  I really suck at absorbing details when I read them.   I always have to read things twice, but I guess I missed reading that twice.   Anywho… back to the drawing board and the buttons came off :)

I had a tough time with the ‘screaming’ part, too..lol.   Nothing about summer screams at me but the heat.   I do relate summer to rest and relaxation though, so I thought I would make a relaxing card.   Oh, and butterflies!   I always think of butterflies when I think of summer.

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I took off the buttons I had originally used and replaced them with candy dots.   Dang, those buttons looked cute, too! :)  For the butterfly, I stamped with pencil erasers in the More Mustard, Bashful Blue and Pumpkin Pie, then die cut the shape.

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Here are my deets:

Stamps:  Our Craft Lounge‘s Coastal Wishes (sentiment)

Colors: Pumpkin Pie, Bashful Blue, More Mustard, GP White, Washington Apple dp

Ink: Versafine Black Onyx, Pumpkin Pie, Bashful Blue, More Mustard

Accessories: ribbon, candy dots, mini flower brad, primas, circle punches, curvy rectangle nesties, swiss dots ef, pencil erasers, Butterfly nesties die, dimensionals

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Thanks for stopping by!   Hope you have a blessed day!

~~ Holly ~~

3 Responses to “~ June DD/DDA Challenge ~”

  1. on 20 Jun 2009 at 11:14Marisa

    That’s it, I can no longer resist…..I NEED that Nesties Butterfly!! Going out to see if I can find it in stock in a store today LOL!

    Great card using it. Love your colour choices and layering on the panel. Well done 😀

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  3. on 21 Jun 2009 at 01:02gayle

    love this card, love the colors and layout, good job

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