Hope House Home for Boys

The cards that I sell here in Chapala and Ajijic, Mexico benefit the dental program for the boys at Hope House in the nearby village of Ixlahuacan. There are close to 30 boys at the home and many of them come to the home having received no dental treatment. If you live here at Lakeside and would like to order a quality, hand crafted card for a special occasion and help me contribute to this worthy cause, please e-mail me at bettyinchapala@yahoo.com Card price is 50 pesos; the entire sales price is donated to Hope House.

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Saturday, March 24, 2012

A Sketch and a Spring Theme



I have the honor of being a guest designer at A La Card Monkey this week. I enjoyed this sketch because it's a little different from most of the the sketches I've seen lately. My DH was also impressed with the layout of my card. First, I'll share the sketch with you......


The sketches at A La Card Monkey are just as pretty as a card themselves and are a source of inspiration in addition to the cards by the designers! This week's challenge has a Spring Theme.


The papers I used are older Stampin' Up designer papers and the stamps are from Gina K. Designs' Spring Mix stampTV kit. I used Spellbinders dies and SU circle punches to cut out my image and sentiment. Also pulled out the Embellie Gellie to adhere all the rhinestones to the scallops and a little sheer bow caps it off!

I'll really like to have some of my buddies come and play in this challenge with me -- who can resist that cute little duck staring up at you from the sketch?

Betty

12 comments:

Colleen said...

Betty,
Your right that is a great sketch and your card is just beautiful!

Colleen said...

Betty,
I forgot write congrats on guest DT spot how fun and scary is that.

The Other Patti Sue said...

Congrats to you my friend! LOVE the sketch, I will sure try to play! Your card is simply gorgeous!

Patti J said...

Congratulations, Betty! How much fun! That really is a wonderful sketch. I've not heard of that challenge - will have to check it out. Your card is just beautiful - love it.

LeAnne said...

Well, this is certainly springy! I think this is an interesting sketch, too! I hope I have some time to play this week!

Sandy said...

Congratulations and you have certainly made a pretty card with the interesting sketch.
Sandy

Patti said...

This is so pretty. Your color choices are great.

Payne Holler Cards said...

Super congrats! Love your card, will sure try and play. This is my break from cleaning and cooking for missions conference. It's been a real whirlwind but such a blessing! Wanted to pop in and say congrats while I was doing some quick blog surfing before crashing for the night.

Theresa said...

Love this sketch and I will try to get an entry in. Your card is so springy and a great color design. Congrats on the GDT.

Melisa Waldorf said...

Congrats to you my friend!! Fabulous version of the sketch! LOVE those flowers!

Terry Blais said...

Thanks for being our Guest Designer this week. My eye is caught by those flowers and those rhinestones! Shiny!!! lol Thanks again.

Terry
A La Card Monkey

Shirley Pumpkin said...

Beautiful card, I love how you put the flower with the thank you. The bling of the rhinestones is great, it is hard for me sometimes to use that many on one card... I think I am kind of a Hoarder when it comes to some of my consumables!! LOL Thanks for leaving all the fun comments on the different cards, and Thanks for being on our Guest Design Team at A La Card Monkey this week!!

Hugs
Shirley