Thursday, September 15, 2011

365 Cards–Day 198 and 199

 

I used my birthday as an excuse to spend some quality creating time today.  My sweet Mr purchased the Designer Edition of software for my Silhouette SD!  So though I only tried it out briefly (want to spend a whole day exploring this after my folks have returned home – giving them quality time while here)  Here are the last two cards, so this should catch me up until tomorrow. 

365 Cards

Day 198 – Standout Sentiment

Instructions:

“Make your sentiment stand out - whether it's large or small, make it the focal point of the card.”

So I chose to do this:

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I could not resist – don’t know who this card is destined for but it will be fun to see!  The paper was perfect for the sentiment. 

Paper: Graphic 45 unique paper crafting.  Domestic Goddess Collection Miss Manners 

Sentiment: Elegant Word Art

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I embossed the frame for the word art with a clear gloss powder.  The tatted flower is my own pattern – finished off with a gem!

 

Day 199 – A Year To Remember

Instructions:

“Pick a highly memorable year in your life, and use that to inspire your card.”

So, I’m choosing 2011 – 2012 because this is the coming year, and each year I can’t imagine how much better life could get, but in the end I’m always so grateful for this exact season of my life.  I believe this will be the best year ever.  Being its my birthday today it seems completely appropriate!   After all I was so absolutely spoiled by my friends and family.

 

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I’m confident this year will be one of dreams fulfilled, hopes realized and loads and loads of love.  Without love, it’s nothing, right?

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This gem was recycled from a broken necklace given to me by a dear friend. 

Paper: Paper Reverie Sienne Floral Dot

Stamps: Kimberley Poloson for Fiskars

Thanks for stopping by!  I’m hoping to whip up a few freebies in the near future so stay tuned.

6 comments:

  1. Absolutely beautiful cards Aunty Barb! Every single one of them.
    I can't keep up with the visits as you are so busy busy with your cards that there is just so many.

    I want to take a sec and say I hope you had a very special and Happy birhtday as you deserved it and you definetly deserve to be spoiled as you are such a wonderful person. I do apologize however as i meant to get a card in the mail and well unfortunelty i didn't....so sorry.
    So i hope your day was as special as you are :)

    Big hug and lots of love

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  2. Happy Birthday, "Mrs Miles". Got the info from Valinda's blog, so thought I pop in for a birthday wish!
    By the way, your cards look wonderful!
    Birthday hug to you
    Kyra

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  3. Good morning Barb.:)
    What COOL cards!! I really LOVE the silverware one with your lovely tatted flower!!I've never seen that paper before.:) Your sentiment stands out quite nicely on it!! Your second card is lovely too..looking to the future....with LOTS of love!
    So happy you were spoiled yesterday! You deserve it!:)

    Love,
    Valinda

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  4. Two more fabulous cards sis, I am soo glad that you had such a splendid Birthday. I wish I had been there to celebrate with you.The theme for your first card is wonderful, someone is going to love it. The second card is so elegant and beautiful.

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  5. OOOH, LOVE your stand out sentiment card! That sentiment cracks me up and I agree, that paper is perfect! Thanks for playing in the 365 Cards challenge and can't wait to see what you do next!
    Aloha, Kim Mc
    365 Cards DT

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  6. Well happy belated birthday to you! Thanks for sharing your beautiful card at 365 Cards :-)

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