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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Planes and Trains

Good morning everyone...what a great day to do a little stamping!!! It's almost noon and I am still in my pj's....I just love reitrement!!!

Today's Color Challenge colors on Splitcoast are Soft Suede, Apricot Appeal, and Almost Amethyst...who woulda thought this combo would look sooo good!! Betty, you are a genius!!!

This is also for da Mudder's Teapot Tuesday challenge...it seems we are going to Byrdellas birthday party in California. I chartered this adorable little plane by Rubberneker Stamps so if anyone else needs a ride, just let me know!! I have a few little birds following me so I hope they can come to the party, too!! Not sure I want to get on that train but I'll do it to get out of the rain!!!
I used Mercy's Tuesday Sketch, the cloud Die-namics from MFT's, and the buttons finish it off.
Recipe:
Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps
Paper: White, Almost Amethyst, Soft Suede, K&Co. Itsy Bitsy dp
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
Accessories: Buttons, Martha Stewart Twine, Dotted Swiss Folder, Die-Mamics Cloud Die, Copics

I was sooo excited to see my friend Pam Hooton (Iris) as Featured Stamper on Splitcoast Sunday...have you ever seen such a gorgeous gallery of vintage shabby chic designs???!!!??? Missy Piris...you are my ideal!!! I love every single card you have ever made!!!!!

I chose to case Pam's CSSC93 peek inside card (not that my humble card could ever compare to hers). I kept the same basic layout and shabby design but changed the stamps to Clear Dollar Stamps Scripture Children, changed the colors, papers, and frame. The distressed frame came from a yard sale box of goodies I found last week....don't ya love it when you find a box of treasures!!!
Recipe:
Stamps: Clear Dollar stamps Scripture Children
Paper: White, K&Co. Itsy Bitsy
Ink: Bashful Blue
Accessories: Buttons, Twine, Scalloped Edge Die-namics, Pom Pom Trim, Lace, Silk Roses, Frame, Ribbon, Nestabilities


Thanks for visiting today....now I better get in the shower before someone knocks on the door!!!

12 comments:

jdmommy said...

How decadently wonderful to be stamping in PJ's. I heartily agree. Wonderful and fun cards today, GF!! Hugs!

Rose Ann said...

They are so adorable, Joan...and I love the sweet images!! Perfect papers and clouds on the first one, and I love your frame, buttons, and ribbon/flowers on the second!!

Crystal said...

AWWW Joan both of these are FABULOUS creations...I LOVE the airplanes and those clouds on the first card..and the second one is soooooo sweet..great ribbon, buttons, and love those added roses...

Kimberly S said...

Beautiful cards Joan! Such pretty colors, and so wonderfully embellished with buttons, as well as ribbons, bows, and flowers! Those are going to be some very tired birds. lol :)

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Oh Joan!! These are both so ultra precious!! I LOVE the soft sweet colors with fabulous buttons and borders!! CHARMING!!

Jerri Jimenez said...

Oh my gosh Joan, both of these cards are just precious, so so sweet, just love them!

debbie said...

Great cards! My fave it the plane at the top it is so adorable! I am so jealous of your retirement. I love being a nurse but the older I get those 12 hour shifts where you don't get to sit down, get harder and harder.

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

These are both adorable. Your precious little boy card is wonderful.

Joycelyn Turner said...

These are both just absolutely wonderful!!! GORGEOUS!!!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

the tea party card is just 'flight' perfection

and the sweet second card is full of fun elements....wonderful

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Totally lovin' the soft colors on both of these!!

stampqueen said...

Adorable card !!!