Monday, November 29, 2010

Birthday a la mode!

Hi there. You know, I think I MAY just have my mojo back..or at least my desire to create. :) Yay!

I hope you guys are having a great's inching ever closer to Christmas and I am nowhere near done with my Christmas cards, but I thought I would sneak in a birthday card I made for a friend of mine. I used the colors from this week's Color Throwdown:

and the sketch from this weeks Mojo Monday:

Every time Julee does a round or square option, I SAY I am going to do the round, but always end up with a I"m so predictable, no? :) Anyway, here is my card:

I just really love using my MFT Rolled Flower die! I have found that it works best on felt and card stock that has been manipulated somehow. So, if I use my embossing folder on the card stock first, it seems to "roll" better. I haven't been able to make it look pretty with regular card stock (papertrey or stampin up anyway) that's just something to think about if you want to buy it (which I would totally suggest!). I also really like these A La Mode stamps from MFT..I cannot wait till my new Copics come in from papertrey so my people will look more natural..any day now!

Ok, well that's all from me. I better get going. Hope your day has gone well. Thanks, as always, for stopping by! Laters..

Stamps: A La Modes Time to Celebrate (My Favorite Things)
Card Stock: Rich Razzleberry, Vanilla, So Saffron, Old Olive, Razzleberry Lemonade (I think) patterned paper in purple (stampin up); Distressed Dots green pp (papertrey)
Ink: Versamark, So Saffron, Creamy Caramel, Black, Ols Olive (stampin up); Vintage Vanilla (papertrey)
Extras: Embossing powder, pearls (stampin up); Rolled Flower die (MFT)

12 brownkowments:

Imke said...

Just hop over from SCS. This is such a beautiful card. I like the image,the layout and the flower is fantastic !!

Kathy and Lucky said...

Very cute card, love the image and your flower, that is great! I feel your pain on Copics, I need more and struggle a bit with what I have.

Dana said...

oooh, pretty! I love those embossed leaves...they really caught my eye. And I think your "people" look natural and just fine! Albeit, a bit "light" AHAHAHAHAHAHAH!

HappyCrafter said...

This is super cheery and pretty, a great card for a friend :-) Thanks for the tip on the flower die, I hadn't though of running the dp through embossing folder first, may try that on some of the dies I have now. Have a great day!

Sue Ann said...

LOVE IT......... that paper is the best!!! Sending you Christmas Cheer very soon young lady!!!

Christiana said...

Oh, I'd say you've got your mojo back for sure! This is darling. Love that flower!

Anne Marie Hile said...

I had to laugh because I always intend on doing the "round" version, too but it never happens! LOL! This is SO cute! Ugh, thanks for "making" me go check out that flower die, too. You should label these posts as "enabler alerts". Haha!

Amy Kolling said...

Keva, you did square very well! I think the A La Mode stamps are just hilarious with their looonnngg legs!

Laurie said...

Fantastic card! Love what you did with the sketch! And that rose is just perfect!


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