Saturday, January 5, 2013

May Sunshine and Laughter Brighten Your Days


Happy Saturday!  I'm popping in to visit after Collin's first basketball game of the season.  I have to say I love going to the games...they are super fast paced.  They got win this morning and most importantly Collin is having fun.  Pat is the assistant coach this year.  He loves coaching.   

I've been itching to craft all week, but have been too tired to get myself off the couch at night. So...this morning before the game and exercising, I made this card.  I wanted to try the chalkboard technique that I've been seeing in blog land.  I used the Lil Inker die for my chalkboard and a Verve sentiment from the Brighter Days set.  Since I'm trying something new, I'm entering in in the current Simon Says Challenge and the color combo is for the new Inkspirational Challenge.  My talented cousin, Sandie, is on their awesome design time.  Although I noticed I was supposed to use dark pink...woops!

So that's all for today...heading out to see Les Mis tonight and looking forward to it!  Hope you are having a fabulous weekend!



22 comments:

  1. wow! Our time difference always makes me laugh. I read your comment this morning at 7:30 and this card is already up! You are good! LOVE that stamp for the chalkboard :) So glad Collin is enjoying basketball..,it's a good workout out! Enjoy the movie...the trailers look great!

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  2. Beautiful card! Your chalkboard technique is fabulous! Enjoy your movie night. I so want to see Les Mis... Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational this week!
    hugs,
    Ellen

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  3. Yippee, you joined us at Inkspirational-thanks Lynn! This is a stunning card-I like this background paper against the ribbon and button. And the little pink gems against the chalk board look great. And thanks for the shout.
    Let me know what you think about Les Mis-not too keen myself so will be interested to see what you think x

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  4. LOVING the use of the faux chalkboard technique! I still have yet to try it, but your card is extra fabulous inspiration for me to do so! LOVE it! Thank you SO MUCH for joining us at Inkspirational for our first ever challenge! I can't wait to see what you create for us next week!!! :)

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  5. Your chalkboard technique turned out awesome, Lynn! Love this pretty card!

    Yay for basketball season! That's "our sport" here in my family - my 17 year old is now enjoying reffing the little kids' games - a great way to stay involved in the sport ya love! Hugs and happy weekend! :)

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  6. I really must try this technique, I'm seeing it all over blog land!! Great use of it on this card :) Way to be a cheering mom at the basketball games :) Good on your hubby of helping with the coaching too - such a wonderful bonding time for he and your son.

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  7. Oh I like this one... so love this technique.

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  8. Love the card - very different. Congrats to Sandie for being on the board!!!!

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  9. Oh this is fabulous...I super love this technique and I love how you designed your card! I don't typically craft during the week but if I do, it's definitely in the am...I'm way toooo tired after work.

    Have fun tonight at the movies....you've love it.

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  10. Fabulous card Lynn, great job on the chalkboard technique. Love the cute little board clip too. Have fun at the movies :)

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  11. Your chalkboard is fantastic Lynn, love the stitched rectangle. Have a great time at Les Mis, my MIL saw it and loved it. She saw the show years ago and said it was wonderful.

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  12. Such a lovely card, the chalkboard is just great!!! Thanks for joining Inkspirational this week, hope to see you again soon:)
    Lisbeth

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  13. Gorgeous, Lynn! I think pale pink with the chalkboard looks great, and that bow is fabulous!

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  14. love the chalkboard effect on the die. Beautiful card. Have a great weekend.

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  15. This is wonderful, Lynn. I love your "chalkboard.' I also love your beautiful ribbon treatment. Ann

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  16. This is so lovely - a really nice design. Happy New Year and thank you or joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge. Hugs, Dawny x

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  17. What a lovely card, I love how the black pops agains the softer, prettier colours!

    I now have to go and check out the chalkboard technique!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Inkspirational and I hope you'll play along with us again soon! Ruth x

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  18. This turned out fantastic! I love how you softened the look with the big bow and colors.

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  19. OK I'm back at work tomorrow but I'm wishing I had more time off because you've inspired me to try this technique! What a sweet chalkboard!
    Hugs!
    x

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  20. Great technique! New to me, I admit. Adorable card. How cool that Sandie is your cousin. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges!

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  21. Awesome job on the chalkboard technique! Really gonna have to get on that bandwagon...

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