Monday, December 27, 2010

It’s Your Birthday!


Good morning friends!!  I finally have a morning to myself and thought what better way to spend it but by having my coffee in the studio and making a card!!  We have blue skies here so there is a lot of beautiful natural light spilling into the room :)  Today’s card is for the last Viva La Verve December Sketch over on SCS.  Teresa is hosting this week and has given us a fabulous sketch to work with.  Now that Christmas has passed, I can focus on Winter/Snowflake cards :)  This card is for my second oldest sister whose birthday is in early January.  Her gift will be to come to the studio and pick out 10 cards :)  I do that for all my sisters now (I have 4!).  I am using that fantastic blinged out ribbon from Michaels (see this funky card, which BTW went to my 85 year old MIL!! lol).  I also want you to notice that shimmery The Cat’s Pajamas snowflake die (again!!) and how I stamped “Happy Birthday” on the ledger paper…I love doing that!!! It’s stamped in SU Going Gray so that it’s subtle and looks like it’s part of the patterned paper.



I’ll leave you with this photo from Christmas Eve…me with my Greatest Joy :)  Have a wonderful start to your week!!  Oh, and if you haven’t heard…Verve is having their Good Buy sale!!!  Check it out!!! Woohoo!! The link is on my sidebar and see the code on the pic for another 10% savings!!



what’s in it?

stamps: verve big wish

ink: su going gray, versafine onyx

paper: pti cream, raspberry fizz; su coral, pti, basicgrey and dcwv dps; glitter cardstock

accessories: stitching, circle nestabilities, tcp snowflake die, Michaels ribbon, gemstones


Ann said...

Oooh, I love all the shimmer on this card, Maureen! Such a fun birthday card!

Lynn said...

What a fabulous gift for your sisters....I love your card and of course your beautiful Jake! I am going to of course check out the Verve sale...thanks for the tip!

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Marisa said...

Lucky you to be able to get into your studio. Our company just left and we have a busy 30 and 31st so hope to get in and do my last Verve sketch for December. Love that snowflake die behind the sentiment and the picture of you and Jake is wonderful :)

Tracey said...

LOVE this card!!!! I just love the combination of pinks and bling and stitching!!!

Heidi said...

Oh this is so sweet and I am loving that die, might have to get one. And the picture is priceless.... I don't like getting my picture taken anymore (getting too old!)LOL You look fabulous!

TannyP said...

Wish I'd come here yesterday before I placed my order....I love an extra 10% but was a pretty good deal anyways =) Stunning card - you really do make the most beautiful blingy cards with that awesome ribbon and that awesome ledger paper! You and The Joy are adorable together, Mrs. Midas =)

Janelle said...

Beautiful card and such a great idea of birthday gifts for your sisters. Must be nice to have them all close enough to come check out the goods in the studio! Love the picture of you with your Greatest Joy! (Jake is a handsome young man!)

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