Sunday, December 2, 2012

Happy Birthday, Grandma Gerry

Hello again friends.  It's Sunday and that used to mean a new card for Stampin' Sisters in Christ.  But as you may know our beloved Kris has decided she needs a break to spend more time with her family.  I certainly understand how much her family means to her and know she has made the right decision.  I'm not sure what I will post on Sundays, but I'm sure the Lord will show me.  

For today I have a card I made for my very dear mother-in-law.  Her birthday is tomorrow (she will be 79) and we are celebrating with her today.
 I used an image from Gallery Cat on etsy.  I couldn't find this collage set in the shop right now but she has so many gorgeous sheets I know you could find something fabulous to work with!  I used the sketch at Deconstructed Sketches, rotated.  The background is a great paper with a newspaper type feel.  The strips are vellum which I embossed so you could still see the DP underneath.  
 It's a bit hard to see, but I used a new die by Becca Feeken for the corner piece.  I punched it from vellum.  The vellum and birthday stamp are oldies from my stash.  The green ribbon I ran through the edges of the die is also from my stash.
I used the same DP on the inside.

I am entering my card in the following challenges:
Catch the Bug - Anything Goes
Fun with Shapes & More - Must use a die/punch - Anything but Christmas
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything
Pause Dream Enjoy - Use Your Forgotten Stash
Crafty Ribbon Challenge - Use at Least 2 Ribbons
Delightful Challenges - Add Flowers

I think that's about it.  Thanks for taking a peek!

Blessings & Hugs,

Michelle

10 comments:

  1. Hi; I'm the fisrt to comment your great card so far; I must admit I had to work a little to discover the two ribbons...

    Thank you for participating with Crafty Ribbons challenges this fortnight and don't forget we also have an Advent Event going on at: http://craftyribbonsinspiration.blogspot.se/

    Greetings from the snow in Stockholm,

    Charlotta / La Vikinga

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  2. This is so pretty! I love the way you have layered so many elements together... just wonderful! Thanks for joining us at the Deconstructed Sketch!

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  3. Thank you for joining us at Delightful Challenges for our Festively Floral Challenge hugs Susan x

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  4. Lovely vintage feel to your card. Such a lovely image. Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Ribbons this time.
    hugs
    Dawn xx

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  5. This is gorgeous. I love the image and the beautiful design.
    I hope your mother in law had a good birthday, I'm sure she would have been delighted with her card

    Thank you for taking part in the Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge
    Sue

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  6. So pretty. Love the vintage feel. Thank you for sharing your creative talent with us in our December anything goes challenge at Catch The Bug! We appreciate you! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member For Bugaboo Stamps

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  7. very pretty! thanks for joining this weeks challenge at catch the bug!

    Jodie
    http://www.bugaboostamps.com
    http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.ca

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  8. Now that is adorable I just love it! Thanks so much for joining our Bingo challenge over at CTB! I hope you will join us again very soon!

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  9. Great card! Such a pretty image and layout!!! Thanks for joining us in our challenge at Catch The Bug!

    :) Becky

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  10. Thank you so much for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge this month at Catch The Bug. This open challenge really is a great way to see lots of different styles and techniques – always an inspiration.
    TFS
    Paul
    Crafty Blogocks
    DT Member for Catch The Bug

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