Saturday, March 26, 2011

Faithful Friend

Quick post this morning ... heading out of town to celebrate my father's 70th birthday. Happy Birthday, Dodger!! Can't wait to show you his silly b-day card tomorrow :D

Today's card uses a new JustRite set called Song in My Heart. What beautiful sentiments -- all four of them! Behind the sentiment is a decorative frame from JustRite's Fancy Labels cling set. I stamped it in Stampin' Up's Night of Navy ink onto ivory card stock, lightly colored in the frame with a light aqua Copic maker, and then hand-trimmed the frame. You can bet I ordered the Spellbinders Labels Eighteen Nestabilities, which coordinate with this frame -- stalking my mailman until they arrive!

I used last week's Card Positioning Systems sketch (#209) for my layout.

Have a great weekend!

Stamps: Fancy Labels and Song in My Heart (JustRite)
Paper: Stampin' Up Baja Breeze, Neenah Classic Crest Natural White card stock, My Mind's Eye Stella & Rose designer paper
Ink: Stampin' Up Night of Navy and Soft Sky, Ranger Old Paper and Brushed Corduroy Distress Inks
Accessories: Spellbinders Small Ovals Nestabilities, Copic marker, Prima mini roses, butterfly (unknown), Offray navy ribbon, lace trim (unknown), foam adhesive, Kaisercraft adhesive pearls, Martha Stewart border punch, EK Success corner rounder
Size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"


  1. This is so elegant, Amy! Happy birthday to your Dad :-)

  2. Beautiful card, Amy. Happy birthday to your dad; I always love to see the cards you create for him. I especially like the monster one (with party hats) you made for your children to give him.

    Both my m-i-l and f-i-l turn 70yo on May 1st. This is a big year, huh?

  3. Beautiful card! I love the sentiment and the labels. Love the border strip too! Just a gorgeous card:)

  4. Oh Amy, your work as usual is incredible. I hope you all have a wonderful celebration. Happy weekend. I look forward to seeing all your creations in the coming week.

    PS-Love all the layers in your card. MS punch on the edges is really beautiful.

  5. So pretty Amy! Love the colors you used on this. What a wonderful sentiment too! TFS!

  6. So beautiful and elegant card.

  7. Wow! Another gorgeous card! I love this design :)
    Happy Birthday to your dad, enjoy the celebration!

  8. wow so elegant, I love it, so beautiful. hugz n blessigs.

  9. Love the colors and the great details - the butterfly is so cute!

  10. This is stunning,Amy! I love all of the beautiful edges and the colors are so striking!

  11. Stunning, love the lace with the ribbon and your border punch goes perfectly with it!

  12. Amy, this card is so pretty! I love the stitching and the color combo. I definitely ordered Labels 18, too! hehe!


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