Monday, February 20, 2012

Hope Your Day is Fabulous

Happy Monday!  Other than a couple of errands and a little to and from for Ryan to volunteer at a homeless shelter with our church, I stayed put most of the day.  It was certainly welcome!  I even had a few hours when there were no boys (or hubby :)!) in the house.  I went down to create, but actually spent most of the time organizing my craft room a bit more.  And...decided to sell quite a few things.  If you're interested, please feel free to visit this page.

I did make today's card for our niece, Ally.  She turns eight this weekend!  She'll love the pink, but as I look at this I should have used a sentiment more appropriate for her age.  Woops.  The colors were inspired by this week's Play Date Cafe.  I thought I had some hot pink gems, but only had the lighter ones.  So...it's close, but not quite the same color splash.  The background was created with a Practicing Creativity set.  Hope your week gets off to a great start and here's hoping your lucky and have today off!  The boys do...but I'll be heading off to work!

23 comments:

  1. Your niece is going to love this! It is seriously fabulous, those pearls totally make the card :) Hooray for some time for yourself and getting your craft room organized!

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  2. This is gorgeous!!! Just perfect in every way. Love all those gems.

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  3. Absolutely gorgeous card! I am sure Ally will love this card. :)

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  4. This is such a beautiful card!! Love the pink bling!!

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  5. This card IS fabulous - she will love it.

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  6. What an elegant card, Lynn, especially for your young lucky niece! I like all that bling, and I'll bet she will too. ;)

    Thanks for playing along with us at The Play Date Cafe!

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  7. Um, wow. That's all I could say when I saw this in my reader. Now I had time to study it and I see all the wonderful details in it! Love each pearl, the perfect black stamping, the big beautiful bow! And I love to see that stamp set in action, reminds me to ink mine up again!

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  8. Wow, what a knock-out! The gems are spectacular!

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  9. this is just bling-a-liscious!! Oh, if she loves pink, she'll love this :) And that ribbon!! Gorgeous! I'm going to sneak a peek at your for sale page, and if I contact you, ignore me!! LOL Hope this week goes quickly!! I labelled all my plastic drawers in the closet and my little photo boxes :) Still have that last box to deal with ....tonight for sure!!

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  10. Ally's going to love this, Lynn! So beautiful with the added gems and your fabulous, soft pink bow - love it! :)

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  11. Oh my goodness! I just love this card! It is striking yet still feminine and fun! Beautiful!

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  12. WOW!! This is simply amazing, what a beuatiful card. Thanks for playing along with us at The Play Date Cafe!

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  13. I think the sentiment is fine - I know a few fabulous eight year olds! I love the design and all the gems - so perfectly girlie. :)

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  14. The background and pearls both look totally amazing Lynn! This is a fabulous card :)

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  15. This is stunning, Lynn! I LOVE that bow and the gems.

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  16. *sigh* What an absolutely beautiful card, Lynn! Im sure yor niece will love it!

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  17. Oooo, Lynn! LOVE what you've done with that pattern and your bits of bling! Such a beautiful, birthday card! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Play Date Cafe!

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  18. Lynn, this is stunning! I love it! This is a color combo that is a favorite but it's one I don't use often...so elegant!

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  19. This is so pretty! LOOK at all that fabulous bling--it'll definitely make someone's day! :) Gorgeous!!!

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  20. What a stunner! I love that shade of pink!

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  21. Oh how I love the quilted effect of the criss cross lines and the gems, such a beautiful card :0)
    I'm sure your niece loved it.
    Jenny x

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  22. STUNNING and clean design, Lynn!! I LOVE the satin ribbon and all of the little touches of bling!!!

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