My birthday was last week - and for the past couple of years a dear friend (Cheryl) and I get together for each others bd and instead of shopping etc. we spend the day stamping/crafting and then lunch. The hostess has 2-3 projects planned and I had a couple of tricks up my sleeve to share. Cheryl had 3 beautiful cards planned, cut and ready to be stamped when I got there last Thursday. This is the first card we made and I think it is my favorite. We used Peace be Still (one of my favorites in the new catalog). We used burnt umber palette ink, brown and ivory card stock and Anna Griffin DP. The focal flower was cut so the stamped image could be slipped under the flower and I think it is so beautiful. The dk brown satin ribbon completes the card. We broke for lunch at a great little hamburger place with absolutely sandwiches and absolutely GREAT prices, then went back to her house to play with some techniques like "out of the box", coloring with OMS, and using impressabilities dies in our cuttlebug.
I am a hopelessly addicted stamper that has to work to fund her addiction. I work pt as a home health nurse and nursing is my second passion. I am married to a wonderful husband who loves to fish (more stamping time for me) and we share our home with a big red ugly dog (aka Bella), her adopted "sister" Stella, and 3 cats.