Sunday, June 3, 2012

Newest Members


Keeping myself pretty busy these days and about to go outside to see Red Steaming Hot and Green Steaming Hot...Yep, they are the current members of my family, in the form of a slimy red insect and a green inchworm that my youngest has taken in and kept alive for the past week or so. Ick.


Playing along with the Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge, happy 100 sketches to you!

43 comments:

  1. Nice new family members eh? lol. Love this card, very royal and rich!!!

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  2. Wonderful card Karen. Love those soft shades of flowers TFS

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  3. This is so beautiful Karen! Love how you masked and colored those wonderful flowers!
    Hugs, Karin

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  4. Oh boy..you're such a fab momma:)

    Your card is absolutely beautiful!

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  5. Love how you use colored only the edges of the flowers! So perfect in every way, Karen!

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  6. I guess that's what we get for having boys! (hee, hee!)

    Love this beautiful card, Karen! The design is wonderful and love all the purple!

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  7. another stunner!!! have fun with da bugs :S

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  8. Stunning, love the ribbon detail on the side and the perfect amount of bling. Have fun with the bugs.

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  9. Wonderful card, Karen! Enjoy your new pets! LOL!

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  10. Cracking up about the bugs...Collin has been very busy catching lighting bugs :)

    Your card is beautiful...love the shades of purple.

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  11. Oh soo beautiful, Karen! I just love how you have masked and layered the roses and the purple color is so striking! Love the pearls on the insides! Happy 100th sketch! So glad that you could play along this week!

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  12. This is so pretty Karen. Love the purple and the flower centres :)

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  13. Beautiful!! I love the purple! Sorry to hear about the bugs though. :(

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  14. You know my nephew used to get bugs and keep them...he once caught a potato bug and if you have not seen one girl....let me tell you they are so gross. It was when we were camping and he stayed in my MIL camper...well at night he ate his way out of the wire cage and they never found him...gross right...

    Well your card is just stunning...I love how you stamped the flowers... I so hope that you make the trip to CHA...really want to meet you.. You are so sweet and thank you for your sweet comment on my blog..

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  15. Stunningly beautiful! The outlining is perfect!
    I REALLY have to remember this technique!!!

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  16. oh i hope the "new members" are staying outside! lol

    beautiful card!! :)

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  17. I love the color technique that you used on this card! It's such a different feel and so striking!

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  18. YOu are such a wonderful mom, karen!!! And I love your BEautiful card!!!... love the purple here...!!! Hugs...xoxo

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  19. Hee. So glad I haven't had to persuade Hadley to NOT keep bugs as pets. Although, we do keep frogs for a day during the summer. Lol.
    Beautiful card! Love that pretty ruffle peeking out!

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  20. LOL! Sorry about the bugs, but your card is beautiful!!!!

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  21. A beautiful card! Thanks so much for all the gorgeous card designs you post. Love your style!

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  22. gorgeous card, Karen. LOL. My kids recently get scared by the bugs. So luckly I don't have buy family member yet.

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  23. Another awesome card, Karen!
    I'm just beginning to understand boys (Steve has grandsons). We gave one of them zip-lock sandwich bags that have an extra layer of plastic with a huge bug pressed between the layers - it has been the BIGGEST HIT with the family! LOL

    Hugs!

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  24. You make me laugh Karen!
    Love your card!
    so inspiring, once again ;-))

    Thank You

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  25. Sounds like you have some awesome insects and bugs in your back yard...I remember trying to persuade my mum to let me keep caterpillars in jam jars !!!
    Beautiful card, I love how you've shaded the petals :0)
    Jenny x

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  26. Gorgeous!
    Love this bunch of fabby blooms and the way you added just a touch of color...
    and can't forget the fabby bling! :)
    Thanks so much for celebrating with us...
    and for sharing this awesome card!
    And good luck with the insects...
    better you than me! *giggle*

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  27. Gorgeous masking and stamping, Karen. Absolutely lovely!

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  28. so pretty karen, i love the purple outlining of the flowers.

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  29. Okay great cards. That purple is nice, like a lilac. How fun for you and your...ahhh...should we call them pets? And whats the red insect?

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  30. can't decide if i should congratulate you on your new family members or not... =) hope they stay where they are supposed to be. ahhh... that is a color i don't use a lot. so very pretty, Karen! love it!

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  31. Lovely, lovely! Just gorgeous! And I second your "ick".

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  32. ooh...I love the colors here! Such a gorgeous card :)

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  33. Your description of the "critters" made me smile. Funny what the little people find interesting! I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder! I think we can all agree that your card is a beauty though! I love the lavender and your shading. The roses are beautiful!

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  34. Hi Karen! Your card is Gorgeous!! I LOVE the way you stamped the roses, so Awesome!! Just fabulous! {hugs}

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  35. Absolutely beautiful! Love the way you've coloured those sweet flowers!

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  36. beautiful card , love the stamping. tahnks for joining us at the 100th challenge of Waltzing Mouse.

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  37. Oooooh! More yummy outlined flowers! I'll bet Red Steaming Hot and Green Steaming Hot would love to take a taste of those gorgeous blooms! :)

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  38. Absolutely gorgeous! I'm loving the little frills along the edge.

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  39. So beautiful, Karin! I love it!

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