Thursday, July 14, 2011

Sunflower Thank You



Happy Thursday to you! So sorry it has taken this long to post. You know that old adage, lightning doesn't strike twice? WRONG! Early Monday morning a lightning bolt hit our home (for the second time in the last three months...) and it blew our satellite dish apart. And I do not kid when I say blew it apart... We found pieces scattered all OVER the backyard. We lost our telephone and telephone service, the dish, an alarm clock... I had no power in my scrap room! EEEKKKK... and my Cricut AND laptop took power surges... Thankfully both had built in surge protectors. I purchased a new cord for my computer today! ***Yeah, I can post!!*** And I am waiting on a replacement cord for my E2... Hopefully that will fix the problem as well!

To make things more chaotic, today we had to take dear hubs to Northern KY for a medical procedure. Prayers were answered! He is doing great and had a wonderful report! God is good all the time! Thanks to Chris Olsen over at ODBD who has been SO WONDERFUL! She has been a God send during this technologically challenged time! ***Big hugs if you are reading this Chris!***

Today's project was inspired by a lovely card in the August edition of Papercrafts. The design (by Julie Campbell) used a medallion. I decided to use the same technique to make a sunflower! It was easy and fun all at the same time! This card is also being featured over at Faithfully Yours. Please take a moment to hop over and see what other ideas Dawn has to share! Blessings to you and I hope you have a wonderful day!

Card Recipe

Card Stock - Bazzill, Colorbok
Designer Paper - stash (unknown)- 1 1/4" squares (12 pieces) folded into cones and glued together
Die - Spellbinders - Petite Scalloped Circles Large
Embossing Folder - Cuttlebug Swiss Dots (negative side of embossing turned up)
Stamp - Hero Arts
Ink - Versamark
Embossing Powder - Stampendous
Ribbon - Offray

4 comments:

Samantha J Designs (Wife2TJ) said...

Beautiful card! I <3 Sunflowers and your card is so pretty! :-)

Connie B. said...

Love your card. It almost looks like the dahlia fold. Sorry about your lightning strike. We are getting a dish for our new home. Pray it does not happen to us.

Tam said...

I like how you did the flower center.
Wow! You need to install a lightning rod!

Jani said...

I just love this idea. I have used it in two projects already.

So sorry for all the hassle you have been going through. I pray God keeps you and your hubs at perfect peace while you brave the storm:)