Friday, August 29, 2008

                   
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It's baaaaccckkkk...Party Hearty!

I know, I know...just one more! I made this for my bff Lori's birthday on Tuesday but wanted to wait and post it once I knew she had received it. (Ummmm, yeah, it only got mailed on Tuesday, oops!) It is based on last week's Splitcoast Sketch Challenge #190, which I wasn't crazy about first, but I ended up liking the way this turned out after all. And she told me she did too! lol!

Which reminds me...remember this card from the other day I made for a co-worker? I had like 15 people sign it and maybe 3 said it was cute. The others, nada! And no one was in shock or awe or exalted jubilation or even commented on the fact that I MADE IT! Can you believe that?! lol! I told the stamp club girls that I wanted to wave it right in front of their faces and hit them over the head with it and say, "No, you don't understand, I MADE IT!!" lol!

I really just say this to be funny, of course. I know the purpose of the card was to celebrate "J" and her birthday and it's not all about me and the card I made. *wink* You guys here certainly made me feel wonderful, though, with all your comments, so thank you and big hugs to you! But all this brings me to the point...I don't think that group is going to be stampers! lol!

Non-stamping related: I was in such a hurry yesterday morning that I didn't have time to tell you how awesome it was to see my old students on Wednesday. I happened to enter the lunch room as they were starting to eat, and oh my, I was swarmed by dozens of kids in the biggest group hug you ever saw! Then they waited patiently to talk to me and hug me some more and I got to hear about their summers, etc. I was just grinning all day long. I can't tell you how special it is for me and how grateful I am that the Lord blessed me and led me down this path.

Okay, enough talk, get out there and stamp something! Is anyone else excited for the holiday weekend? What are your plans? Stamping?! I hope so! Thanks for stopping by!

Recipe
Stamps: Party Hearty Cardstock: Pumpkin Pie, Bashful Blue, Whisper White, Summer Picnic DSP, Bella Rose DSP, Not Quite Navy Patterns DSP. Ink: Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa. Accessories: Crystal Effects, Chunky Sprinkles Glitter, 5/8" Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon, Half Slit Punch, Coluzzle Circle Cutter, 1/8" Circle Punch, Paper Piercer & Mat, Dimensionals.

13 comments:

Karen Kelly said...

Okay, I have a BUNCH of things to comment on this morning so bear with me here!
1. The card of course is adorable. I especially love the glittery cupcake!
2. We were JUST talking about people who don't appreciate handmade cards at a workshop last night :-) One of them women said she only sends her handmade cards to people who appreciate them and has given herself permission to buy cheap cards for the others...at Christmas for example!
3. Former students have a way of making you feel like a total ROCKSTAR, don't they??

Juanita said...

Love the glittery cupcake, so cute. I appreciate all your handmade cards! They are works of art.

Alexandra said...

Oooh, yummy!!! Love the bling, girl!!! And, I appreciate your work - lol! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

2stampis2b said...

I don't know what a day would be like without gaining a big grin from your site! Thanks for that each and every day (no pressure).

Catherine said...

cute, cute card =) and i hear yah about people commenting about cards that we created, one time, i made a card for our boss that was leaving 9 people signed and no said anything and then 3 months later my ex-boss called and said hey! i was un-packing my stuff and look at the back of the card that you gave me and said handmade by Cath... did you really make that? ummmmm... duh!

have a great weekend =)

Kerry D-C said...

This card is yummy-liscious!!

Vera said...

Love what you did with the ribbon, Angie! Great job with this sketch, too! Thanks for the inspiration.

kathleenh said...

I love this sparkly cupcake card! The large scallop circle is a great backdrop for it!

Lori said...

This Birthday Card is adorable and even better in person! I feel very lucky that I was the recepient of this wonderful masterpiece!

Lor

Jenn D said...

I haven't tried this sketch yet, but I love how your card turned out. The color combo is fantastic. It is so bright and cheery. I love it!

JessicaLynn said...

What an adorable card. I really love the way that you colored it.

Thank you again,
Jessica Lynn

chloe said...

HOW cute is this card!! I cant beleive not many people commented on your card!! We know you rock tho!!

Donna said...

what a fun card! I share the same thoughts about passing around cards-good work needs to be recognized & appreciated but if it has to be by us, so be it. They're all clueless. How sweet - the reaction you got from the kids - just warmed my heart. I miss working in Children's Church, my best times were with the kids you form special bonds with. TFS