Sunday, July 25, 2010

Go Fly a Kite!

Paige at the CARDS blog has asked for cards with kites.  Here is mine:


Kites always remind me of my Dad.  I remember when our boys were little his making them kites and taking them to an open area to fly them.  I pieced mine using Cosmo Cricket Material Girl and Garden Variety papers; I thought they showed up nicely against my blue sky with flower clouds (Hero Arts cling CG123 Flower Wallpaper).  The sentiment sticker is from a Susan Branch scrapbook kit from years ago.  I added tiny buttons to the tails of the kites. 

I'm also entering this into the Card Style Fun and Cute Challenge in the Moxie Fab World.

17 comments:

  1. wow I am running out of adjectives to describe all your gorgeous cards...hugs kath xxx

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  2. Gorgeous Lin! Love the patchwork kites!

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  3. This is beautiful, Lin!! Love the mix of colors and design!! Those heart buttons are so sweet,too! And yes, kites also remind me of the boys in my house, especially David who always wants to go fly a kite!!

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  4. Love those little button tails - those pieced kites are so pretty Lin and that background paper is just gorgeous! Lovely card.

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  5. Soooo cute Lin! I LOVE this card!! *Ü* *Ü* *Ü* *Ü* *Ü*

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  6. Those kites look so vibrant against the softer blue embossing! Wonderful heart buttons! I love this fun card!

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  7. Your sky is fabulous and the kites are wonderfully pieced. Love the sweet little buttons on the tails, too, such a special detail! Love it!
    bless you!

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  8. So cute, Lin... Love your kites and the background is so perfect.

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  9. The heart button details are a wonderful touch to your colorful kite!! Paper piecing is always so fun...I've been getting into it a little more now!

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  10. Love those bright patterns on the kites! THis is just too fun!

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  11. Super cute card Lin. Such a happy card

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  12. Adorable card Lin! Love the pretty mix of papers on the kites and the flower clouds are so pretty! Yummy buttons too!

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  13. this is so cute! love your pieced kits!

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  14. Such a cute card Lin - so fun!

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  15. Oh, I ADORE the kites Lin. Thanks for visiting me and for your kind comments!!!

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  16. Hey Lin! Thanks for entering the Let's Do Fun & Cute Card Style Week challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on the fun! :)

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!