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An Umbrella

We have needed an Umbrella more days than I can remember this year. I guess I shouldn't be complaining as we needed it.

So about my card. My DD, Crystal, had a wedding shower this past weekend given by some lovely ladies from her fiance's family. They did an awesome job. Everything was wonderful! In the middle of the room, they had a pretty clear umbrella hanging from the ceiling with beautiful decorations inside. It covered the punch table. Crystal asked me to make some thank you cards for the hostesses so I decided to go with umbrellas.

The image is by Cheryl Alger and is called Sam's Rainy Day. It is available at Squigglefly. I love the look on her face - so sweet. The papers on my card are from the Lacey Grace stack by Glitz and from SU!. I love the wild green animal print - it is so Crystal (of course she also asked me to make all the thank you cards - I think I am making them in my sleep)!

Hugz to all - hope your week is going well! If you have some extra time, please come by and help me with these cards - LOL!


  1. Beautiful card Nancy, I like the sweet image the colours and the flowers.
    Kevin xx

  2. How sweet to make these pretty cards for Crystal. Of course, I'm sure you're loving every minute of being involved in this special time. The image is so sweet and so are the little flowers.
    Oh, you would probably be finished before I could get there sooooooo I'll just let you enjoy the creating. LOL Have fun!!

  3. How creative! Love the image and your sentiment is perfect with her. Great coloring and design too. The rain and cold weather seem to go hand in hand this year.

  4. Darling paper pieced umbrella and love the flowers and foliage. Darling card.

  5. Fabulous card and wonderful thank you note for a shower! Very clever mom!

  6. How sweet of you to make all these shower thank you cards, and they're adorable! I love how the umbrella matches the background dsp! Very pretty!!

  7. Very cute card...and a very creative idea to use this image for a thank you card for your daughter's shower...

  8. What a darling card Nancy! I love the paper piecing and the flowers. I am sure the girls will get a smile out of this!

  9. Totally great Nancy!! I love the way you did the umbrella. Too cool. Cheers, Holley

  10. I would totally help if I lived closer. Are you making the "Wedding Thank You's". Let me know because I need to start What a cute card to match the shower theme. It sounds like it was beautiful. The ladies will love this thoughtful handmade card.
    Bear Hugs,

  11. What a great idea for a shower card - so cute :) and now I need to buy another digi!!

  12. The shower sounded so nice, Nancy! I feel all giddy for Crystal and for you!


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