Friday, November 26, 2010

It has Warmed Up

Hi Everyone:  We are finally out of the deep freeze, however, with the warming weather, we now have snow.  So, it's now time to get out the shovel. 

If you had turkey yesterday, I hope that you enjoyed it and are now prepared to face the crowds for the "Black Friday" shopping day.  Good luck if you decide to venture out.

My card today is for The Paper Player challenge #25.  You can see the challenge HERE.  The design team is very talented and the cards displayed are awesome.

This is the first of many birthday cards for the month of December.  I have at least 7 to make, so will likely be sharing some if not all along the way.

The first one is for my Mom who will be a young 86 and still has a zest for life.  She is participating in carpet bowling and the Wii bowling game at the complex in which she lives.  GO MOM!!

Stamps: Fifth Avenue Floral (w-113734 $29.95 IBC p 122, Teeny Tiny Wishes (w-114968 $46.95 IBC P 157)

Paper: Whisper White, Poppy Parade, Pear Pizzazz, So Saffron, Sunny Garden DSP
Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Poppy Parade
Accessories: Big Shot, Swirls Scribbles Sizzlit Die, Perfect Polka Dots EF, Poppy Parade ribbon, Dazzling Diamonds, Word Window punch, Modern Label Punch

The lilies are sponged with Pumpkin Pie ink to provide dimension and dazzling diamonds added to the stamens. The Poppy Parade ribbon was gathered by using a needle and thread and attached to the card with sticky tape.

Enjoy the rest of your day and until next time...



  1. Beautiful birthday card. Bless your mother, I hope she has a wonderful birthday.

  2. Beautiful Birthday card, love the flowers and that gorgeous ribbon. Your mother will be blessed. :)

  3. I'm sure your mom will display this card for a long time--it's beautiful! Love your take on our sketch especially your scrunchy ribbon! Thanks so much for joining us at the Paper Players!

  4. Gorgeous card! The scrunchy ribbon is beautiful!

  5. Karen, your mom will love this card. The color combo, the ribbon treatment and your 5th Avenue flowers all work so beautifully together.
    So glad you joined the Paper Players again this week.

  6. She'll love it! The ribbon is gorgeous!

  7. Such a pretty card, Karen! The flowers and that ribbon are just gorgeous together. I'm sure your mom will love your card. I hope she has a wonderful birthday! Thanks so much for playing along with The Paper Players this week! :)

  8. I love the poppy and pear together Karen, along with your ruffled ribbon. I am sure your mum is going to love this and I hope she has a wonderful birthday.

  9. What a gorgeous birthday card, Karen! I love your gathered ribbon!!

  10. Gorgeous card! Love the ruffled ribbon!

  11. Love your card and the scrunchy ribbon is fab! Congrats to your mom on her 86th... I only hope I am as lucky. She'll love her card.

  12. This is a beautiful birthday card! Your mom is going to love it. I love the colors you used, they feel tropical. Very pretty!

  13. wow! this is so lovely!!

    First of all, yes, I'm not getting through the blogs as often as I should. Sorry.

    Secondly...enjoy the warmer weather! My son is on the lookout for snow. And he's excited! It might be here tonight!

  14. Karen,
    I LOVE this card. It's my pick of the day on my facebook page.

    Thanks for sharing! I love your blog!


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