Saturday, October 5, 2013

If I Had Somewhere to Go...

First, Happy World Card Making Day Everybody!! I spent the day crafting with a whole bunch of fun blogging friends. It was a TON of fun! I thought I should post something for today, being World Card Making Day and all...

As I am sick and sitting in my jammies, thoughts of regal parties go dancing in my head. I miss the days of dressing up. Most of my friends are married, no wedding events for me to attend. With small kids, a night out at New Year's Eve isn't really possible. Who wants to stay home and watch my kids when they could be out themselves?

But...if I could go out for a Cinderella evening, it would be in something like this:

The Embroidered Santri Dress by Anthropology


Although I am content in the life I am living, I am also...occasionally, dreaming...


Where do I actually go? Kids birthday parties! The dress inspired the card below,  made quick and easy using Penny Black Let's Go Wild set:


I am entering this in the Moxi Fab World Color Media Challenge. This could be for a boy or girl depending on the twine you use.



14 comments:

  1. Love that dress! In my younger days, it would be hanging in my closet...not so much now, lol! Love the card. Such a simple design, and full of fun. Love the kraft base too. Bev

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  2. I love that dress, the color, the sleeves, the detail, and love the card too, perfectly placed banners!

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  3. Suuuuper fun card Wida! LOVE the pic of that dress!

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  4. Fabulous card Wida! I love it! Also the dress! We gave Chads grandmothers. 90th while I am sure I have a dress to wear I went shopping got a new one! And got two! Hey they were on sale. I wear a dress to church when it's not winter! Thinking of starting to wear dresses all the time again! Btw saw a pic of you at the crop and you look great!

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  5. AWESOME. The card (adore the touch of twine), the dress, and you of course :)
    Oh, and I know very well what you mean. I spent most of today (Sunday) musing about how cool it would be to just have a day to ourselves (me + hubby), watch a film, just hang around... you know. Sometimes I wonder if it will ever happen again ;)

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  6. Love the rainbow of banners! I always dream of time to myself, then remind myself that I have a coworker that cries at least once a week due to empty nest. The hubby and I celebrated our anniversary without kids and it was a little weird...funny how that happens.

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  7. I love your fun and fabulous card! Love that dress too!

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  8. Gorgeous card! So much fun with those rainbow banners! And that dress is dreamy!! I would love it for myself! (I too dream of dressing up and going out somewhere... maybe when the kids area a little older)

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  9. Fab card, Wida!
    Love the colors, the banners, the twine ...

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  10. Such a pretty dress, such a pretty card!!

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  11. This is so cute! I love the banners and all the colors!

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