All the travel arrangements are set...

I just need to start packing. So I took a break and made a card. This is for Challenge SCTL7

This week is just add leaves. You need to have at least 5 leaves on your card.
Here is my entry. Since things have been so sad around here lately I wanted to remind myself to smile
The paper leaves are from Prima and the brad leaves are from my stash. The paper is from Basic Grey and Bazzill and yes it is the same paper as on the last card. The smile is a sticker - I dont remember the vendor but I got it at Target. The stamp is from Northwoods - (background on the paper) I used Ranger esspresso ink with vintage photo distress embossing powder. Everything is inked in ColorBox ink from a Que. The bling is from Kaiser.

It may not be my best card but it made me smile!

edit: To answer a question: the paper is Desire and Pearl from the Scarlet Letter Collection from Basic Grey --- this is the 8x8 paper version which I like better for card making --- I know now I buy paper in two different sizes not only 2 different patterns --- makes my hubby want to cry (well not really - I made the crying part up! hehehe)


Tina said…
Really pretty! Glad you have found some time to smile. Still thinking of you.
Allison said…
This is your paper choice!
Annapurna said…
Very pretty card. Love the die cuts and how you did the inside.
Sankari W. said…
dear tracy, hope you have a safe flight and that everything goes smoothly. glad that you had some time for stamp therapy - love the way you angled the "e" in the word smile - hope that during this difficult period that you find a lot of things to smile about. wishing you all the very best,
Very pretty card Tracy, I love all your leaves! The Basic Grey paper is fabulous on this. Thanks for playing along. I am sending you some warm & safe thoughts for your travels and getting through your family crisis - I am sorry for your loss.
Theresa said…
Wow, another gorgeous challenge card. Awesome!
Deb Neerman said…
Beautiful!!! Love the DP and your layout.

TFS; and thanks for visiting my blog, too!

Off to explore your projects!
Elena said…
Wow! Your card is terrific! Love the details! Really it is very nice card!
Sorry to hear about your loss...
Kathryn said…
Your card is BEAUTIFUL!

I'm so sorry for your loss!
Sharon said…
I am glad you were able to make this card with everything going on.
I miss chatting with you and just want you to know that I am thinking about you and your family.
I love you and have a safe trip back home.
By the way, this card made me smile too.
Tina said…
In my post scheduled for tomorrow, you have been tagged.

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