5.25.2010

Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History

Thank GOODNESS!  Otherwise I'd be pretty much S.O.L. on that front!  HA!  I was actually having a discussion with myself about a certain such 'incident' on the way in to work this morning!  LOL!  Do you do that?  Do your thoughts go crazy when you are in the car for long periods of time?  I actually forgot to turn the radio on, as I normally listen to NPR on my way to and from work and I didn't even realize it was off until half way here!  That's 30 miles of silence in which my brain was swirling with conversation!  Yikes!  I hope I'm not alone on that.  HA!  Anyway.....I have some REALLY exciting news to share with you!!!!

So, today I'm sharing with you the last card from my May term as Guest Designer for Skipping Stones Design!  BUT....Heeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!  I'm excited!!!!!!

The awesome and wonderful Heather has asked me to join the team FULL TIME!!!!!  I'm SO excited, I can't even tell you!!!!  I have absolutely LOVED working with these amazing stamps and I am so excited to be a part of this fabulous design team!  YAY!!!!!

With that being said, here is today's card!!!



Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History Card

I'd be more concerned about Heather getting worried after seeing this sentiment if she hadn't designed the stamps!  LOL!  This is a SUPER FUN set!  It's called Well Behaved...hmmmm...go figure!  HA!

To create that Twilight colored background pattern I stamped the images in Versamark on glossy cardstock and then heat embossed them in black.  I then used my rubber brayer to apply the ink over the image, swiped it with a tissue to remove the ink from the embossed part and PERFECTION!  This is a super fun technique!  If you are interested in seeing a tutorial let me know and if enough people want to see it I will put it together, for sure!



Well Behaved Sentiment Detail

The patterned papers are from the super fabulous American Crafts Abode collection.  The dimensional sticker is AC, too!  I used one of my Martha punches for the border beneath the sentiment and just added a few cute tied buttons along the side!



Well Behaved Detail Shot

Leave a comment letting me know what you think and if you want to see a tutorial for this technique and then go check out with these other girls did with this week's sketch!  It's always so much fun to see the different cards that come from the same basic design!

Skipping Stones Design
Jen del Muro
Erin Grotegut
Kandi Phillips
Deb Felts
Peggy Russell
Michelle Giraud
Amanda Sewell
Angela Thomas

I am joining in the following parties!




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32 comments:

  1. darling card! visiting from Tip me Tuesday!

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  2. Congrats girl...I know that you are going to have so many cute cute cute cards in the future. LOVE this one. I would love to see a tut.

    Hugs,
    Regi

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  3. Great news! And the card is wonderful too! I love the way you presented it. Patsy from
    HeARTworks

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  4. Cute - and so true! Besides, we "not so well behaved women" have a lot more fun! ;)

    Love the way you criss crossed the thread on your button!

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  5. Congrats on the DT gig.. good for you!!!! Love their stamps! And no.. I'm rarely well behaved either.. ;)

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  6. Cute card. Love the sentiment.
    Congrats on the design team Yeah for you.

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  7. Woo hoo, congratulations, girl, no one is more deserving (or prolific)!!

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  8. This is one of my favorite quotes...I have it in a stamp for my card making. Good thing you are a young sprite...you make me smile when i visit your wonderful post with a shared admiration and envy for youthful energy. I wish we were closer to visit the yard sales...we both love treasures! Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  9. Congrats! I have a fridge magnet that says that on it. Makes me smile and want to be rebellious every time i see it. ;)

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  10. What a fun card! I absolutely love the bold colors. This is such a fantastic stamp set!

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  11. another friend who listens to NPR...no wonders I always feel like the dumb one in the room...I spend my time listening to rock and roll. LOL. Love the card...that sentiment is so true... and congrats on being asked to join the team full time.

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  12. Congratulations, Jingle! You deserve to be on the team full time! And yes, I have the same kind of conversations in my head. LOL

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  13. Oh Congratulations! I love that card! It's super cute and I've always loved that quote.

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  14. adorable and love how you displayed it in the shoe!
    Some great finds at the yard sales too. I'll be watching for your doll!

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  15. very nice on the display of this card.. keep the great work coming

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  16. Great card, and so happy for ya!!!! :)

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  17. congrats! i love the colors on this card!!

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  18. Congratulations!

    Great Card! Perfect sentiment for you! Shows your moxie!

    Yeah I can drive for hours with only the wilds of my brain to keep me company!

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  19. Awesome card!!!

    AND

    Welcome to the team, chic-a-dee!!!

    Inky Smiles!
    Erin

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  20. Super cute - and great news! Congratulations! They've made a great pick!

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  21. I am catching up!!! (can ya tell)!

    Congrats on the DT position!!!!!

    YEEEEEEEHAW! So excited for you!

    More HUGS!

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  22. Love your card, the colors are so happy. Congrats!!!

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  23. This is terrific. I love the sassy and the sweet...great combo! And congrats on being a permanent member of the team. Hurray for you!!! :) Theresa

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  24. Congratulations Jingle! I love the card and the way you propped it up on the shoe for photographing it.

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  25. So very excited you are joining us and are now an official "Stamp Tramp"! :)Gorgeous card btw, love that brayered background!

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  26. Congratulations & love the card. Thanks for linking to Craftastic Monday:)

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  27. CUTE! Thanks for linking up to Anything related!
    ~Bridgette

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