Monday, October 21, 2013

An Apology.....

I have to start this post off with an apology.  I told you I would be hosting a giveaway this weekend. 
And I didn't.  I couldn't for the life of me get my act together. 
I was preoccupied with "house" stuff, "kid" stuff, and "school" stuff. The weekend came and went, and I suddenly realized I hadn't posted what I said I would post.  
I am still planning on a giveaway, but I need to take pics of what I have, and get it uploaded here.
So I apologize for once again being a huge slacker!

I do however have a card to share with you today. 
I colored it with my beloved Inktense pencils.
I added a rolled flower and several miniature flowers in my stash. I backed the image with several Spellbinder's dies. (Circle, Scalloped circle, and Pinking Shear). 
I added a pink doily cut using a Papertrey Ink die. 
As a finishing touch, sequins, and a tulle bow were added.  
Here is a bit of what I was up to this weekend.  
I had these glass cabinets that were dark. 
No one could see the dishes in there unless it was a bright sunny day.
My husband and I replaced the wooden shelves with glass ones. We then installed lights. 
I added pretty yellow fabric to the back and voila!
Now it's a cabinet that makes a statement instead of hiding in the weeds!
Thank you for putting up with me!


Teri said...

Oh my gosh, I have those exact cabinets!!! What a fantastic idea you had!!! It really does make a HUGE difference!!! I know what is in my kitchen's future!!!!
Love the card, and the more I see of the Inktense pencils the more I want them so bad!!! Our Hobby Lobby only has the 12 count and I know I'll not be happy with such a limited color palette!! LOL!!

Amy Johnson said...

Love your sweet garden card. I love the idea of using tulle for a bow!

Life and Knits said...

Lovely card Michele!! The cabinet looks great too!!


Darlene said...

No apology necessary in my opinion! Life can get busy, busy as we have all experienced at one time or another!
Your card is adorable and WOW! Love what you've done with your cabinets ... gorgeous!! The way you used that watering can on your card with the beautifully crafted flower is fabulous! I am always inspired by your creations!
Thanks and HUGS from OHIO!

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

I love Julia Child's admontion: "Never apologize, never explain!" LOL I use it a lot....Yikes! But, this little card is so precious and beautifully composed. I love the coloring and the overflowing flowers. Now, on to the cabinet makeover: WOW! What a difference. Love, love, love!

Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage Co. said...

Super charming card Michele, love all the layers you added and I recognize the mini floral paper as ours but can't remember if it's off a CD or download? Your cabinets look so much better - like a total update!

PS - I just noticed you are only 8 posts away from 300 Crafty Secrets project samples! Wow - I would love to give you a $30.00 CS Gift Card for a giveaway on your 300th post day

Thanks for all the fabulous samples!