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2.11.2010

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Hey there! I hope you're having a great week. We're still 'snowed in' today! The words "snowmageddon, snOMG, snow over it, and snowverkill" are how we feel in the mid-atlantic region of the east coast. It was a blizzard yesterday. I could not even see the house across the street at one point when I looked out the window. The wind was blowing so hard. I can actually still hear it howling out there now!

Anyway, enough about that snow! Here's a bright and cheery card with flowers on it (since mine are buried in about 4 feet of snow mountains). I added a bit more to the card with cardstock strips on the card front.

I was hoping to share something Valentine's-y with you, but my day in the kitchen was a bit off. Has that happened to you? Where it seems like you just need to leave the kitchen and come back tomorrow? Well, I had one of those days yesterday. I'm hoping to start over today...with a clean slate!

Enjoy your Friday Eve! Thanks for stopping by!

Instructions
  1. Make an A2 card base.
  2. Trim 1/4" cardstock strips and adhere to card front.
  3. Trim yellow cardstock, stamp flowers and sentiment, wrap twine, embellish with jewels.
  4. Mat cardstock on larger cardstock block with foam adhesive, then adhere to card front center.
Supplies

Stamps :: Hampton Art - fab flowers; PTI - in bloom
Ink :: Tsukmeko - VersaColor purple; Clear Snap - chestnut
Paper :: PTI - kraft + lemon tart; Cut Cardstock - purple
Embellishments :: PTI - twine; Kaiser - rhinestones

17 comments:

clouds shadler said...

ooh, super cute stamps! the rhinestones are a nice touch! I really need to get that PTI twine! It looks awesome on the card!

Yes, you have been snowed in, I've been watching on the news, craziness! Stay warm!

Hugs
Clouds :D

Be(e) said...

Keep your spirits up as the snow keeps coming down! Gorgeous card today! That flower stamp is so pretty! love your finishing touches!

Laura O'Donnell said...

love the card!

we're snowed in, too. its fun when there's no where you have to be.

Catherine said...

Oh I love the stripes along the card and the pop of colour in the flowers. I so hear you when you are talking about cooking in the kitchen, Tuesday I really should have stayed out of the kitchen, too many disasters.:)

mom2christopher said...

Lovely card....lovin' the flowers! :) Kathy

Adair said...

I love the simplicity and colors of this card!

Jessica said...

This is lovely, Ashley!! Pretty flowers :)

Elaine said...

Nice color scheme; I like the rhinestone centers!
We sure did get alot of snow and I'm enjoying these days off, LOL!

wendyp said...

thats me everyday in the kitchen, LOL! Was even more lost in the kitchen yesterday with no power (and no microwave, lol)from all the snow.

This is adorable! Loving those cheery flowers!

Lucy Abrams said...

Gosh Ashley this is beautiful. I just ADORE your style.

Jen said...

oh, i LOVE it!! beautiful colors...the bling is simply delightful! love, love, love!! hey, eat some snow for me ok?

Heather P. said...

I'm so sick of the snow... Darn that adorable little groundhog and his evil shadow. LOL

I LOVE your card, Ash! The simple design is rockin', but the colors and the little "extras" really pack a punch!

How did the cookies turn out today? :)

Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

Hey girl! Sorry you are all snowed in over there, but it sure is good for the cardmakin'!! Your card is delightful and fun. I may have to case this! Hugs,

Ruby said...

Gorgeous card Ashley, I love those stamps. I get off days with my card making where I have to walk away, so know what you mean!

~kelly marie~ said...

So cute! Love the stripes and the flowers! I hope you guys start getting less snow! You need a break!

Tiffany said...

Love this! The neutral colors looks great against the purple!! Beautiful!

Janelle said...

Beautiful card, Ashley. I just love it!

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