Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Beautiful Paper makes for an easy card!

I simply love patterned paper. I have so many drawers full that I don't even know what designs I have. I need a better way to store it so I can see it all at once! Let me know if you have any ideas about that. Maybe I could just wallpaper my stamp room with it??

Today's card is for my friend, Shelly (aka papermoon04 on SCS). She celebrated her birthday yesterday and a group of friends made her red and white cards. My red is Stampin' Up!'s Ruby Red. I found this gorgeous paper in my stash, and they matched so well with the Ruby. Shelly has a beautiful way with collage and vintage art. That is so not my style, although I would love it to be! I am more a whimsical stamper - on the cute side. This DP helped me to make a card that reflected more of Shelly's style (impossible to match!!). Lovely paper and very quick!

The crown pin was where I actually started with the card, as Shelly was known for awhile on SCS as the Queen of Stalking, and the Queen of Pop. She still is the Queen in my book!

Happy Birthday, Shelly! Check out her BLOG.

Stamps: Celebrate Everything
Paper: Sahara Sand, Ruby Red, Basic Grey Dasher DP, Deja Views Sharon Ann Timeless DP
Ink: Ruby Red, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: CTMH gems, American Crafts velvet ric rac trim, SU Kraft Taffeta ribbon, SU silver organdy ribbon, birthday tag by My Mind's Eye, scallop punch
Techniques: sponging

We have a snow day today, so back to the stamp room for me!! Yay!


  1. This is wonderful---so perfect for Shelly! She is gonna love it. Love that sparkly crown!

  2. Judy, I think you did a great job with this style. It's a lovely card and so fitting for Shelly!

  3. I love it Judy!!! This is great!! She is going to love it and love it more knowing you cased her style!! : )

  4. Very nice! You did a super job! Love the bling!

  5. Ooh, that really is a great card! That crown pin is fab

  6. Oh, this is most beautiful! Perfect for Shelly! That pin is just marvelous! Great card and so thoughtful-bettr get over to Shelly's blog to wish her a belated birthday! tfs!

  7. What an awesome card Judy!! And sooooo perfect for Shelly!! The crown, the collage style, the colors....everything!! Now head on over to my blog for an award!!!

  8. Gorgeous! Love it missy.. hugs Stac


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