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Friday, November 14, 2008

Happy Friday!!


Happy Friday, everyone!!! Hope you had a great day!! I took my Dad for his eye exam today, had lunch with Mom and Dad, and then went shopping. I fixed spaghetti for supper, stamped a little, watched some TV, and got a wonderful foot rub from my DH. Now it's time to post a few pictures.

I made this birthday card for a friend who is just a little girl at heart. The Rubbernecker image and sentiment were stamped with Memento Black. After the image was colored with copics, both were cut out with Nesties, and attached with dimensionals. The background paper came from a stack of scraps from my DD, the pearls are from Flourishes, the ribbon from Papertrey Ink, and the light green paper is from Prism Papers. I used my new Stampin Up! scallop border punch at the bottom...it really works great...not like the Martha Stewart border punches that are so dang hard to punch!!
Recipe: Stamps: Rubbernecker
Paper: Pixie Pink, White, So Saffron, Prism Light Green
Ink: Memento Balck
Accessories: Copics, Pearls, PTI Ribbon, Nestabilities, Stampin Up! Border Punch, Dimensionals

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Just look at what I recieved in the mail today!!!!!!! Isn't this gorgeous!!!!! Jerri Kay is the most talented watercolor artist in the stamping world today...just my expert opinion!!!!! Just look at the gold embossing and the intensity of color she achieved....OMG, you should see this in real life....absolutely stunning!!!



















Jerri also sent this AWESOME suitcase card from the Dirty Dozen Stay-cation Gallery. I made a card for a dream trip to Africa and Jerri made a whole set of luggage to go with my card. She even added my initial at the bottom!!! You should see all the texture and attention to detail on this....pure perfection!!! I will be framing these beauties and will proudly display them on my craft room wall!!!

Thanks soooo much, Jerri...you not only made my day but my whole week!!!

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Speaking of the craft room....they put the texture on the walls today and Sunday afternoon my DH and I will start painting. After painting the ceiling and walls, we will finish the trim, do the floor, and hang the cupboards. I may get to move in by Dec. 1st. Whoohoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!





Thanks for coming to visit today......I will be going to the OWC (Officer's Wives Club) Bazaar on Fort Hood tomorrow. My friend, Barb, who's DH is also retired US Army, and I have been going to this every year for the past 10 or so years. I usually find several Christmas presents and spend way toooo much money but what the heck...it's only once a year!!!


Hope you do something fun tomorrow, too!!!



11 comments:

stampscout said...

Lovin' that your room is coming along so well, Joan. Can't wait to come visit!

Juliana said...

That cards looks just like my little dd looks every chance she can get!! hee hee!! I love the colors you used--I showed it to her on the screen and she LOVES it!

Cool Jerry Kay card--I bet it is even more stunning IRL--I have been watching those go up on her blog! BEAUTIFUL!

I am so excited for you and your craft room!!!! WAY COOL!

Have a GREAT Weekend, Joan!

Candy said...

Cute card Joan! Lucky you getting the cards and a foot rub!

JAR said...

Your stamp room will be awesome!!!

Your little dress up girl is so cute~!

And what beautiful cards from JK!

Michelle Ramlochan said...

love that image from Rubbernecker! I was going to get her but I can never come up with little girly card so I passed. Nice job!

I'm jealous! I love the room! look at all that space..mind if I move in...lol...

Jerri Jimenez said...

Your card is adorable Joan, she's such a sweetie pie! I'm sitting her pea green with envy over your new stamping room. I showed it to my husband, he didn't get the hint! What I would give for a space like that . . . ahhhh!

Betty Wright aka gbedwright said...

Joan, the little girl in the card is adorable.....you colored here so beautifully!!!!! Great card!!!!

WOW!!!!! Your stamping room is really progressing!!!!! I bet you can hardly to stamp something in it!!!!

Betty Wright aka gbedwright said...

Hey, Joan.........I forgot to say something about your new blog look. I keep changing mine, too. I think I am going to employ that girl JOdi got to do me a fancy watermark and a header....her stuff rocks. Let me know if you need a hook up...;0) Blessings,

Betty

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

That birthday card is adorable - what a darling stamp!!! And how exciting to get a craft room to yourself...can't wait to see it when it's done!
hugs, Jami

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

What a darling card Joan!! Love it!! I bet you can't wait for that room to be finished!! How exciting!!

Rose Ann said...

Your card is just adorable, Joan!! How exciting about your stamping room!!

Love your Jerri Kay originals! So pretty!!