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Monday, September 12, 2011

Queen of My Craft Room DT

Well this post is a little happy & a little sad, crafting sad, not life sad! A couple of months ago I tried out for another DT with Queen of My Craftroom & found out about a month later that I had made the team!! Yipee!! Now for the "sad" part...over the weekend the blog  owner decided to pull the plug on the DT due to personal reasons! Boo :( Of course I TOTALLY understand, but Boo!! So here is the 1st & the last post from Queen of My Craftroom DT!!

Our assignment was to make a project to commemorate Sept 11th. If you saw my post yesterday I did a "Remembering 9-11" post and now here are my cards I did for the DT
This was a harder assignment than I thought it would be! I didn't want to add too much...wanted to keep it simple, but wanted to make my point! But not have it be too "gaudy"!! Anyway, I cut the cityscape from Plantin Schoolbook ( I wouldn't have even guessed that this image was on there but I did a search on my Gypsy!!) Then I had some scraps of paper with the stars & added some ribbon that I got from a super great friend! :) THEN I had to come up with a sentiment!! Geez Louise!! Another hard part! I was going to print something from the computer but then started looking through my stamps & found this one!! Perfect!!

Now this next one, I had made this base a while back when I made all the comp books for the History teachers. I saw these 2 pieces laying there & thought "Oh cute card!!" Added some lace to it also...And have had this base sitting there for almost a month now! SO when the assignment came up, I thought Oh cool I have this ready!! But it just didn't fit, this wasn't about thanking someone for their service, it was about remembering those that lost their lives!

But now I think it could be sent to a serviceman oversees who are there fighting to keep us safe! SO it does tie into the whole 9-11 theme!
So now my reign as a Queen of My Craftroom DT member has screeched to a halt!! BUT the silver lining in the cloud....one of the other DT members has decided to start her own DT & has asked some of us to join her new team!! Which is awesome because "we" can be a part of her very 1st DT! Now THAT can be exciting!! I wish her all the luck in making this new venture work & hope that I can a part of her DT for a long time! :) I will share more details about the new DT as they become available!

Come on back tomorrow for a post from My Cricut Craft Room's DT Card Creating Tuesday!! I will have a card on there from Paper Doll Dress up!!

Until next time...
♥ Laura ♥

2 comments:

PrincessMinnie said...

aaww so sweet Laura! I love the ribbon on the firsr card. Great job!
Sorry to hear about the DT but youre awesome so Im sure youll be on a new one soon!!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is beautiful! I was in the same boat it was my first DT too and it ended as fast as it started, congrats on finding another DT so quickly fingers crossed I'll be able to be a part of another one soon too!
Lisa

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