Friday, November 30, 2012

Season's Greetings

Hello my friends! I hope your Thanksgiving (for those of you that celebrated) was amazing. I had to take some time off as I cook for about 30. Lots of work, but goodness so much fun. I LOVE it!

Speaking of loving things, Christmas is seriously just around the corner. I'm so excited, it'll be Sophie's 4th Christmas and I'm hoping it'll be one she remembers! I've decided to start a new tradition since we love to read so much. Starting on the 12th we are going to count down the 12 days until Christmas with a holiday book. So each night we will open and read a holiday/winter themed book. Hopefully she'll be just as excited as I am!

On to the card....i am in love with this little sweetie. I cut the card from Kraft cardstock and used a shimmery green snowflakes patterned cardstock as the backdrop. The little birdie and cage came from the April Showers Cricut cartridge.


The sentiment came from My Pink Stamper.  A little red and white twine bow and some rhinestones for bling, oh and a little faux stitching around the edges and that about does it for this one. 



I'm entering this into the Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything Goes and the Inspired by Stamping #37 photo challenge. Isn't the inspiration gorgeous?!



Thanks for stopping by and not giving up on me! With the holidays coming I don't know how much I'll be around, but I do my best to stay in touch with posts and comments!

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Paper: Recollections Cardstock, Martha Stewart
Cricut: April Showers
Stamp & Ink: My Pink Stamper & Studio G
Embellishments: The Twinery Twine & TPC Studio Rhinestones
Adhesive: Scotch ATG & Zig Zag Two Way Glue Pen






8 comments:

  1. Indeed, this is a very SWEET card, Jennifer! I adore the twines and how you compose the design! Christmas time is even more magical when you have a little 4-year old darling daughter! Enjoy! xoxo

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  2. So beautiful! Love how you used Kraft paper as your base! So pretty! Thank you for joining us at IBSIC this week! Have a wonderful holiday! Hugs, Joanna

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  3. Jennifer, I'm so excited to see you play with us at IBS!! YOur card is sweet as can be. I love clean and simple designs with just a little extra 'somethin' -somethin', and this card has it!

    You cook for 30 people for THanksgiving?? Wow, girl! I'm very impressed. I'm a horrible cook...you do NOT want me cooking your holiday feast! LOL

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  4. This card is so cute, thank you for joining us at IBSIC. Deb x

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  5. What a super sweet bird. Thanks for playing along with the Anything Goes Challenge over on the SImon Says Stamp Challenge Blog this week!

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  6. This is ever so sweet, Jennifer! That background paper is so soft, and your bit of twine is the perfect finishing touch!

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  7. Such a pretty card Jennifer, I love the bird in the cage and the twine is just the perfect touch.

    Thanks so much for sharing your work with us at Inspired By Stamping Inspiration Challenge blog.

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  8. This is so sweet! Love the patterned paper you used as your background paper for your sweet birdcage!

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