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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Happy World Card Making Day 2011!!!

Welcome to my blog and thanks for stopping by to celebrate World Card Making Day 2011.  As I am new to card making, I was surprised that there was a full day to celebrate the art of making cards!! 

If you are just stopping by while on the World Card Making Day Blog Tour, WELCOME! Please take a moment to look around -- don't worry it's not very long, just 16 posts since I started a couple of months ago! 

On with my card.......I made this card for my Grandma Sophie's 89th birthday!  She is very dear to our hearts. 

"So Dear" Card
Cricut Cartridges
Card base and Deer - Cindy Loo
So Dear Phrase - Create-A-Critter
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Stickles, Black Glaze pen, Red Glaze pen,
White Signo uni*ball pen, Martha Steward ink pad
Recollections Signature Lumiere Cardstock Paper
DCWV The Glitter Stack 

Cricut Cartridge
                                                               Envelope - Cindy Loo

I used the black and red Glaze and white Signo uni*ball pens
to embellish the deer.  

 With matching gift tag.

Here are some photos from her birthday celebration!
Sophie and Lou with the "68" cake.

 Daulton, Sophie and Dale

 Sophie's Heavenly Birthday Cake

Sophie and I
I'm so happy that she loved her card!

To celebrate World Card Making Day, I’ve decided to do my first give away from my stash of goodies!  Winner will receive your choice of one of the following sets of cards to send as they are or embellish!  

Here’s what you need to do to enter to win:

1) Leave a comment on this post, with a way to reach you. 

2) Subscribe or follow the blog and leave a comment saying that you are now a follower.

A winner will be selected by Random.org on Friday, October 7.

Thanks for stopping by - I hope you will visit again!


  1. Welcome to card making, it's a blast! Your card is precious and I'm sure it brought a huge smile when she opened it.

  2. I love that you made the tag to match the card! Also, the glaze pens add so much! Very cute card!

  3. This is darling! I have to say that Hattie is one of my favorite names AND one of my favorite MME collections! :) It's under the Stella and Rose line. :) Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  4. Thanks for stopping by. I'm going to have to go find the MME collection!

  5. I know she enjoyed this very special day and your creative card and gift.


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