The more you look at it the more you uncover - most especially that she used different colors under each of her words to build them up off of the card front - genius! I couldn't wait to CASE her card, but once I got started, I had even more respect for Therese - this is a VERY labor intensive card! Here's my version:
I started by choosing this 12" My Mind's Eye design paper (from their Collectable Notable line), which to me sings summer, and then from that, 3 solids, a gold, a bright orange (Simon's Orange Peel), and a dark aqua cardstock (Simon's Audrey Blue). I cut 4 hellos (Simon's Small Hello die) from each of the solid cardstocks and glued them together, then after assembling my other elements and placing them where I wanted them on the printed background, I carefully marked where the 3 hellos would appear and die-cut them from the background, being sure to keep all those teensy-tiny negatives to place back into the design as it all went back together again. The big daisy is made of some scraps of PTI's Bloom Builders #3, centered with a big brad from October Afternoon's Farm Girl collection, and my sentiment is from Hero Arts Heyday Sentiments.
I love how this turned out, but I'm not so sure I'd make it again!
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