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a gingham challenge….

Hello dear bloggers,

Its full blown summer and what better theme for this D & D Challenge, than gingham. Just the word evokes images of summer in my mind. Since school is still out and there was more time to devote to a papery creation, I had fun working with some of my favorite pastel papers…


It’s been awhile since I’ve had the opportunity to devote to a frothy sort of creation.


I found a stash of pastel papers, some die cuts, a doily and had such fun arranging and rearranging the pieces. A white banner and a vellum doily where found in a plastic baggie where I keep the ‘extras’ that I die cut while I’m making one for a particular project. It’s perfect for these times when I just want to play and it’s fun to pull pieces out of a bag and start arranging. I can’t say that there’s rhyme or reason to a project like this one. It’s just for the pleasure of it…



Some good old, perfect pearls around the heart and a few on the banner, just because. I haven’t used perfect pearls in ages and even though the substance has separated  in the bottle, it was still workable…


I couldn’t resist going over the pale green scrolls with a marker, but I think I should have left them alone. Isn’t that mother of pearl button wonderful? It was cut out of a paper collection and is awfully convincing!

So now, it’s off to you to create from Diane’s inspiration board…


Sending you wishes for balmy summer nights, gentle rain and every pleasure you take from summer.


Hugs and blessings,


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