Wednesday, July 28, 2010


I am really enjoying visiting with my red rubber, inky friends.  How I've missed them so!  I was able to get a card made today for my DIL, who just graduated at the TOP of her accounting class.  It's about two weeks late, but I know she understands I was under a lot of work stress.  I'm so happy to have her in the family!  She's really a remarkable woman, and my son is happier than I've ever seen him.

Her favorite color is blue (I knew there was a reason I liked her, lol), so I pulled out my favorite SU blue, Pacific Point.  Colored direct-to-stamp with the markers, then matted the stamped image twice, on Wild Wasabi, and Pacific Point.  The pearls, in three sizes, are in the new Idea Book & Catalog - woohoo!  I love the new bling!!

That's a fork bow tied in the ribbon.  You can find .pdf instructions for making it HERE.  Note: I used a meat/salad serving fork to make a larger bow.  The DSP peeking out at the bottom is some Pacific Point (retired) that I've been hoarding (she's worth it!).  I don't know why it looks different than the Pacific Point on the rest of the card.  It matches perfectly IRL.

Stamps: Friends Never Fade (118750), Well Scripted (from Occasions Mini, not available)
Cardstock: Very Vanilla (101650), Pacific Point (111350), Wild Wasabi (108641)
Ink: Pacific Point Classic Stampin' Pad (111837) plus Stampin' Write Markers - Pacific Point (120968), Wild Wasabi (120976), and So Saffron (105114)
Accessories: Very Vanilla 5/8" Satin Ribbon (117291), Basic Pearls (119247), Ticket Corner Punch (119867), Scallop Trim Border Punch (118402)


  1. Wow, that color combo really pops--love it!

  2. Gorgeous card! The colors are spectacular.

  3. Very elegant card.

  4. Very pretty! (And congrats to your daughter-in-law!)

  5. Love the colors and the white space! Great card. You DIL is lucky to have you, too!

  6. Stunning card. Love the color combo and that sentiment stamp is fabulous. Love the font...


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