Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Happy Birthday

Good morning everyone!  I’m sneaking in here with a little card that CASES a card I made a few weeks back :)  I loved the way the stamping turned out so I made another one but left off the frame and added some buttons and twine. 

I just love the look of stamping on patterned paper.  Anyways, this is a super quick post as we are packing up more things at Dad’s as our official move gets closer.  I’m thinking I may be off the “grid” Friday and part of the weekend as I move the computer and the rest of the temporary studio.  Here are a few more photo updates…
stove is in and hooked up…backsplash is done :)
I wanted my desk to be counter height with a stool, so I can have the option to sit or stand.  The shelving unit from Ikea was only desk height.  On the weekend, the dh and I were looking in Home Depot for some wood legs and found these brushed nickel legs…SOLD!! 
I think it looks like a piece of custom furniture now :)  Love when a plan falls into place :)  Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful hump day!

what’s in it?

stamps: papertrey ink botanical silhouettes

ink: versafine onyx, su sahara sand, rose romance

paper: papertrey ink soft stone, rustic cream, my mind’s eye blush

accessories: pti love lives here die, my favourite things butterfly, gems, twine, buttons


Lynn said...

Happy sigh. This card is beautiful. Absolutely LOVE every bit of it. I am so hesitant to stamp on patterned papers but this definitely gives me beautiful inspiration.

The stainless steel hood is gorgeous and I love the backsplash. Of course the desk is perfection! I love how Tony worked magic on it!

Betty said...

hi maureen - just love these two cards - colors, design, the whole thing is just wonderful! have enjoyed watching the progress of your house - will look forward to maybe seeing it all decorated.

Christina said...

As much as I loved the original, I think I love this one even more! The buttons and twine really make it stand out to me.

Good luck with your move of the studio this weekend!

Marisa said...

Love the striped paper you stamped on and the flowered butterflies are adorable :) I can feel you vibrating with move in excitement all the way down here ;)

AdoraBella said...

Oh, this cards are very cute and beautiful. I really love the colors and the DP you stamped on. And this butterflies are absolutely gorgeous! And the buttons and twine are the perfect addition to the first one!

Jean Martin said...

Moe!!! These are PREFECT!!!! Love the soft colors going on here and the striped back ground!!! That kitchen looks divine! And that craft table is perfect!!! :) I can't wait to see what the room looks like when you're done!

Tracey McNeely said...

Maureen I just love your card. Just beautiful like your new kitchen.

Aimes said...

OK - stamping on DP - Check! Just another way you've inspired me to use up some DP stash again, Diva! :)
Oooh the house is looking fabby! I love your custom desk though it's looking pretty empty right'cha can't wait to get your stash in there and mess up that desk, right?! ;D

Vickie Z said...

Love both these cards!! Honestly, thought the striped paper was actually crimped.....eyes must be going!!! House looks you can't wait to move in!!!!

Davi said...

Both cards are very pretty!! I love the soft colors and the fun butterflies create great dimension!! Wow that is one fabulously beautiful kitchen :)

Unknown said...

beautiful cards..the soft shadowy tones are just lovely. beautiful home too! that desk is great...great find on the legs :)

Suzanne said...

Over everything!!!!!!!!!

Love the cards, of course, and the house is beautiful!

Andrea M said...

Beautiful card! And you house is looking AMAZING!! WOW!!

TannyP said...

Beautiful cards - and your home is divine! So envious of that amazing space you're now living in =)

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