My oh my! What a week it has been! I haven’t been able to blog as I’ve wanted to. There was a bash for my Mom’s 60th to prep for, some special projects I’ve been working on, plus… I often blog my laptop as opposed to our desktop, but the laptop doesn’t take SD cards… so without photos, I couldn’t post! Sometimes it’s too hard to get upstairs where the main computer is…kids, stairs and all, ya know??? Anywho, I wanted to share these two fantastic cards with you. As a crafter, I am always making cards for people, but I don’t often receive them. So, when I do… I am thrilled! And when I unexpectedly found these two cards in my mailbox, I was so happily surprised! The card on top is from my friend Tina who is sadly (for me) moving to Texas, like, as I write this. She sent me this hot little number to congratulate me on becoming a Twilight Tuesday Guest Designer (gosh, it NEVER gets old typing that!). So nice of her huh? She put a whole lotta work into this baby and I just love it. It is currently standing proud atop my wall unit in my living room. The second card I got just last week from one of my fellow Twilight Tuesday Designers, Julie. I had won one of her super cool blog candy prizes (http://www.starsfallscreations.com)she/ not only sent me a great set of alpha stamps (which I cannot wait to crack open!) but I also got this beautiful card! This card is layered, sparkly, and lovely. Her craftsmanship is exquisite. My photos don’t do these cards justice. So, ladies, THANK YOU for your handmade creations. I will cherish them always.
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I colored this beauty with Zig Clean Color Markers and a water brush. Here's a close up.
My background was created with the Piasso Stencil from Dreamweaver (available from Stampendous), White VersaColor Ink (from Imagine), a sponge dauber, and Detail White Embossing Enamel. Then I sprayed the background with Sheer Shimmer Spritz in Frost. You'll see that better in the photo below. The entire background looks frosty. My sentiment is from the Soaring Sentiments set. I edged it and my card base with Bahama Blue and Danube Blue Memento Ink, which really matched her jacket perfectly.
See the pretty shimmer? I love the Sheer Shimmer Spritzes, and I encourage you to give them a try. I'll have another project for A Day for Daises soon, and our February challenge will be posted on Friday. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!