Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Wishes Come True!

My Gina K ordered arrived yesterday morning, how cool that these arrived the same day that Gina announced her new design team for the coming 3 months ..... you can see her post here. I couldn't believe it when I first opened up the email from Gina to inform me I was on her team this round ..... I am so looking forward to it!

I had a busy day yesterday as I had a friend over and we went shopping for square envelopes which we found but I also managed to find some new DP during my travels too ... this one used here is one of them. Of course I had to make a card last night using one of my new stamps and some of my new DP ;)

Yeah I know it is bright .... you might need sunnies (hehehehe!), but I just had to use that DP with the giraffe .... I think it would make a great kids birthday card!

I stamped the giraffe onto my white card using black ink, and colored ... I just love those hearts instead of spots on the giraffe's back ...... I was tempted to turn this into a valentines card but I figured I had enough of those here for now esp considering my DH doesn't do valentines hehe! I masked the giraffe so that I could add the grass and clouds around her.

For the pink panel I used my heart cuttlebug embossing folder to emboss just the top section of the card, this was a little tricky when I came to the other side of the card ... but as the band was going across the card anyway ... I just folded the card there so I could get it in my machine! Shhhhh don't tell! I added the DP across the card and added my ribbon. Stamped my verse below on the portion of the pink card that I hadn't embossed and then mounted this all to my folded white card.


Recipe:
Stamps: Just so Hippy & Rectangle Greetings - Gina K Designs, Clouds - Art Impressions; Grass - Stamp It
Paper: White; Pink Passion & Green Galore - Stampin' Up; Playtime DP - Kaiser
Other: Black Ink; Green Galore SU Ink; Celeste Blue Impress Ink; Ticket Corner Punch; Heart Cuttlebug Embossing Folder; Pink Grosgrain Ribbon
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12 comments:

  1. Congrats on the new design team!!!

    I look forward to working with you on the GinaK team! Glad to have you aboard!

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  2. so cute! love your DP and the grass you drew - the colors are so bright such a cheerful card! congrats on getting design team with Gina K!

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  3. Congrats on your new DT position! How exciting and well deserved! Love your blog and your work is stellar!

    That giraffe is adorable! I love the colors you chose for this card!

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  4. CUTE card! I love Gina's new set...trying to have will power but you're not making it easy!

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  5. I love the colours you've used. It's so bright and very eyecatching.

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  6. Adorable card! Love the colors!! And congrats on making the design team...I look forward to working with you!

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  7. Congratulations on making the design team.
    Love the card. That giraffe is sooo cute.

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  8. Your card is bright and beautiful, I love it. I love the stamp set as well. Congratulations on the design team as well. You do beautiful work! Thanks for sharing your blog!

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  9. Congrats to you!! I'm so happy for you!! Your card is so stinkin' adorable, great job!

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  10. Yay Frances:)
    This card is so cute!! I love it so much!

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  11. This is precious Hoots!! I love the top embossed panel with that giraffe!! How perfect!! You are amazing. Gina is lucky to have ya!! Woot!

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  12. Congrats on making the team!! We'll be sending more stamps you WON'T have to order I think you'll really like! thans for adopting these babies, this card is wonderful! Love the colors, embossing, background, everything!
    Have a GREAT day!

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