Tuesday, June 26, 2012


Hello Friends,
I almost didn't make a card for today but, I thought to myself "come on Norma you can make a very simple card in no time" and so an hour later this is the card I created OMG!! unbelieveable a simple card and it took an hour crazy huh?  I sometimes think it too much!!  Does this ever happen to you guys??.  

Any who, I hope you enjoy this simple card for today LOL!! Thanks for visiting.

Friends, please join us tomorrow for another Decorate to Celebrate Challenge.

CR84FN Color Challenge- Color Inspiration below
Make it Monday- Anything goes
2 Sisters Challenge- anything goes
Stamp in Sisters in Christ- flags or banners
Paper Play Time-  anything/say it with a sentiment
I used one of my all time FAVORITE embossing folder called Vintage Wallpaper. I decided to enter this card into the CR84FN Color Challenge  with the photo below as the inspiration of colors.
Make sure to visit CR84FN Color Challenge 

Stampin' Up! Supplies
Stamps- Loving Thoughts, Apothecary Art
Inks- Melon Mambo Classic
Paper- Sahara Sand, Whisper White, Melon Mambo
Tools- Big Shot, Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder, Labels Collection Framelits Dies, Corner rounder

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Product Suggestions of the Day:
Apothecary Art - Clear-Mount Stamp
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Make a tasteful statement with our floral-inspired labels in classic designs. This perennially stylish six-piece set coordinates with our Labels Collection Framelits and the Attic Boutique product suite. Fill a jar with treats, adhere a stamped Apothecary Art label, then tie with 1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon for a gift that's straight from the heart!
Set Quantity: 6

Vintage Wallpaper Textured Impressions Embossing Folder - by Stampin' Up!
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Stampin’ Up!’s exclusive Vintage Wallpaper Textured Impressions Embossing Folder creates a deeply embossed image on card stock and paper. The die embosses one side of the paper and debosses the other side, so you can use either side, depending on the look you want to achieve. You can emboss an entire card front edge-to-edge or create a large embossed image.

■ Designed to cut through one sheet of paper or card stock at a time
■ Use with Big Shot machine, standard cutting pads, and multipurpose platform
■ Die size: 4-1/2" x 5-3/4"

Labels Collection Framelits Dies
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The innovative, thin, wafer-like design of these dies lets you see where you’re placing the design before you cut! Layer dies inside each other to cut frames for stamp images. Cut single labels for accents or layering. Use with single sheets of card stock or Designer Series Paper. Labels Collection coordinates with our Apothecary Art Stamp Set. Largest label is approximately 5-7/16" wide. Includes 6 dies in a sturdy envelope for easy storage in our Big Shot Die Storage.

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Thank you for visiting today!!


  1. Adorable Norma... love the bg embossing and the pretty colours...

  2. I can see why that embossing folder is one of your favorites, its so pretty & those stamps are awesome. Your card turned out beautiful :D

  3. Norma, that is just GORGEOUS!! See, you CAN do a beautiful card in just an hour *Ü* That embossing plate is so PRETTY! Love it, and love the stamp and your color scheme too. Great job with the banner! Thanks so much for joining us at Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenges this week. It was such a fun challenge *Ü*

  4. How beautiful!!! Love the embossing, the colors and that great sentiment!! Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

  5. Very Beautiful!!My boyfriend says I think too much when it comes to craft.I tell him no I don't.the truth is I actually do it in my sleep.I am dreaming about flowers and colors...LOL...seriously I do!

  6. Thanks for stopping by my blog & leaving some love! This card is so cute! I adore the color combo!

  7. Lovely card hun..love the embossing...Thank you for sharing with us this week at Make It Monday....

  8. Very elegant . Love the embossing and the image .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

  9. such a beautiful card.love the colors and embossing.You gave it so much dimension really love how it pops out.

  10. Norma ~ I can so relate to your post! EVERYTHING I do seems to take forever! Well let me just say this card is just another BEAUTIFUL creation! The colors are simply BEAUTIFUL together! I LOVE the embossing background and the colors of both of those inks!!!! GORGEOUS as always! Thanks for posting about how things are that simple ~ because it really helped me!

  11. Soft and beautiful! Such an elegant look. I really like the colors. Thanks for joining us this week at Stampin Sisters in Christ!

  12. Very pretty, I like the opposite corners curved.

    Followed your link from MIM. I'm 73, 81 & 83 this week (so far!). I'd love it if you to stop by and comment on your favourite one.

    Kasey ~ in Oz

  13. Hi Norma

    Wow, very stylish card. The embossing looks amazing. Lovely colour combo too.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

  14. Hi Norma,
    I saw your card on MIM, what a lovely card. I have that stamp and have been searching for inspiration to use it, your card has done that :)

  15. Stunning!

    Your creations inspire me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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