Saturday, May 16, 2009

Happy Birthday Keryn :D

Whew! Can you believe it? Here's post number three for the day! I mean, after all I've been absent for around a month & then here I am happily posting away like there's no tomorrow! Guess it's either a "feast or a famine" as the saying goes! LOL!!
Although I haven't had time to update my blog until today I have been busily creating & the above card was one I made for my stamping buddy Keryn whose birthday was earlier this month.
Anyone who knows Keryn will know she's not really a "girly girl" so I took a bit of a risk using pink on my card but as I wanted to use my new cupcake stamp & had decided the icing was going to be pink right from the beginning, Keryn didn't get much choice! (Sorry matey!).
For the panel on the left, I've used New Zealand made embossed card which has been layered on a brown base & the cupcake stamp is from the "Montarga" range. Just to add to the "girly" look I couldn't resist adding a few light pink self adhesive rhinestones to the corners of the cupcake panel ~ not to mention the large pink rhinestone on the top of the cuppie!
I had a bit to trouble getting this card together for some reason ~ I don't know if it's because I always find it challenging to make a card for a fellow cardmaker/stamper or what ~ but I was thrilled with the end result :D
The smile on Keryn's face when I gave it to her kind of gave me the impression that I'd been forgiven for my outburst of "girly, girly" too ~ I think!
Until next time.....
Tracey :D

April "Aloha RAK" Card for Margie

Here's the card I made to send to Margie with my RAK package.

The layout I've used is one of my favourites :D

I layered bright pink card which I embossed with my Cuttlebug Hearts folder onto plain white cardstock, then added a strip of white card embossed with "Swiss Dots". The image I've used is a sticker from the "Suzy's Zoo" range & then I've added bright pink mulberry paper flowers & silver self adhesive rhinestones to finish.


April "Aloha RAK" ~ Thanks bunches Margie :D

Hiya Everyone :D
I've been "Missing In Action" from the blogging world recently so it's nice to be able to update my blog FINALLY!
A very special belated "THANKS" to my April Aloha RAK partner Margie from New York, USA( who sent me the fab goodies shown above, together with the card shown in the top photo :D
I was so excited to receive Margie's package of embellies, beads, clear stamps & the cute best friends card (which Margie left blank on the inside so I can use it ~ great idea!) & loved her card containing a special message too :D
Thanks so much for everything Margie :D I hope you enjoyed receiving my RAK package as much as I did receiving yours.
Smiles, Tracey