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I'm back, finally

I'm back to some semblance of order now...School started on Tuesday, so I actually have a little quiet time while my 2-YO is napping. The rest of them are at school full-day. That's right--FIVE kids are gone until at least 3:00. No kindergarten or preschool jail this year (you know, the have-to-be-back-by-noon craziness)! Hip Hip Hooray!
So here's a card I made a while ago. It's actually one of a set that I made for someone, then I decided to completely redo her gift. These sat in my drawer for a few months, and when I looked at them again, I liked them. The flower is traced from a Maya Road flower, a hole punched, and ribbon tied in a knot through the hole. Enjoy!
Paper: PTI White, Berry Sorbet, SU Cool Carribbean
Ink: PTI Fresh Snow, SU Cool Carribbean
Stamps: PTI Polka Dot Basics, SU Seeing Spots
Other: SU So Saffron grosgrain ribbon, Maya Road flower (as a template)
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  1. Super fun! Love the ribbon inside the middle of the flower!

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  2. sweet card! and yay! for back to school

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  3. So cute! And I really like the knot of ribbon in the center!

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  4. So glad that you get some time to yourself! Your card is so pretty- I love how you knotted the flower! Your basket of laundry is great!!

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  5. Very pretty. Love the knotted ribbon in the middle of the flower.

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  6. Cheryl your card is so PRETTY!! and YEAH for the kiddos being back to school!!!

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  7. Hi Cheryl! Wow...five in school all day! Love your laundry basket pic above your pic!! Also really love your knot as your flower center too! :>

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  8. Preschool jail, ha! I know that all too well. And wow, five in school, mama's got some time to stamp again!

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  9. Great card!! I love the middle of the flower, really pretty!

    And yeah for some MOM time to yourself!

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