Thursday, April 19, 2012

Happy Birthday between friends!

Have-a-Great-Birthday!

Hello my friends!  Today I have something that I made purely for fun. The challenge over at Cheery Lynn Challenge Blog is Birthdays!   I have had some Lili of the Valley stamps ( this one is called coffee break) that I ordered some time ago now, and have not had time to play with yet... today was the day.  I used the sketch from Card Positioning Systems 261, and my papers are a yellow base by Martha Stewart, and dp by MME, Miss Caroline Howdy Doody.  LOVE this new paper!!!  I used the Cheery Lynn Polynesian Sails die to frame my image, and stamped the Happy Birthday sentiment from Hero Arts and cut with a Spellbinders Tags 5 die.  The image is colored with Copics and some simple bakers twine finished it off..... nice and simple, but I had so much fun coloring this.  It's a change for me.  I hope you enjoyed it.  Thanks so much for stopping by, and your comments give me such joy!


25 comments :

Carla S. said...

This is adorable, Grace! I love these papers, too, and the image is just so precious! Fantastic coloring!

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Grace.

Hugs Riet.xx

Rosietoes said...

Hi Grace. This is a lovely card and beautifully coloured. Love, love, love the colours you have used - it's so bright and cheerful. :)

Edna x

Frea said...

Hi Grace, what a gorgeous card, love the image, the papers and layout. A real stunner. Wishing you a wonderful weekend, hugs Frea

Lori Stokes Wright said...

Fantastic birthday card for a girlfriend! I like the different dp's and spring colors. Hope all is well with you. ~Lori

golf_meg said...

Your coloring is so beautiful. I really like your card (and the music!) from Martha

britgirl58 said...

Hi, I really, really like this card..thanks for posting. But I would like to know a little bit more about the stamp..where did you get it? What is the name? I have searched and cannot find.
Thanks again.
Julie

Grace said...

Hi britgirl58!
I have edited the post with a link to lili of the valley stamps, and the stamp is called coffee break. The link I posted takes you to the page that Coffee Break is on... well down the page. Hope that helps!

Dawn's Craft Place said...

Oh this is a beauty! You always have such beautiful designs...so glad you joined us at Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge this week

Becky said...

Grace, this is a real beauty....love that image!!!

Karen W said...

This is adorable!!

Bonnie Brown said...

Very pretty!! Love the colors and image. Good luck and thank you for joining us at Cheery Lynn Designs.

beadz said...

Grace, this is so sweet! The stamp looks awesomes framed with the Poylynesian Sails doily. Thanks for joining us at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge and good luck!
hugs,
Gini

marion said...

This is gorgeous !! Hugs, Marion

Jill Norwood said...

Grace,
Your card is so lovely! I have to share that the song "Blessings" by Laura Story holds such a special place in my heart. I lost my husband to brain cancer 2 months ago and Laura's husband also has brain cancer and the story behind this song is shared on a video on you tube. Each time I hear it I think of my husband and it comforts me. Today, as I was missing him I happened to click on your card from the Cheery Lynn site and what should start playing but "Blessings".....it was like a little hello from my sweet Stuart. Your blog has touched my life today and I just wanted you to know....blessings to you!

Jill - Seattle, Wa.

Clare said...

How sweet, Grace! They are so cute, and I love having tea with a friend. Beautiful job, and gorgeous colors!

JD said...

Beautiful!

MaxineD said...

Grace this is adorable - isn't it great when we can make a card just for fun!!
Blessings
Maxine

Mary said...

Beautiful card...Love it...

Sherry Kushibab said...

Grace, this may not have your usual flowers and layers, but it is not simple. I have this LOV stamp and just love it. You have colored it magnificently and those papers and just gorgeous. Blessings for a great week.

CaroleAnn said...

Grace
I love everything about this card - these are my colors and I just loved how you colored the little girls! Love the die too! Just beautiful! Hugs

Betty Wright said...

Oh, my word! Grace, this is absolutely precious and so beautifully colored! Lovely card! Must check out that oval die cut, too! Beautiful!

Angela said...

This is so beautiful Grace. I love these precious images and your coloring is lovely. I also love the pretty frame you used. So gorgeous! hugs, Angela

Linda Carson said...

cute, cute and absolutely adorable!

☼Carolina ArtesanĂ­as☼ said...

Nice!
congratulatios!
I prepared a Card for CPS-261
here:
http://carolinamaraboliscrap.blogspot.com/2012/05/dama-vintage-con-espejo.html