8.05.2011

This Friday Night..... We'll do it all again....

K. So, here's the thing. Sometimes Friday comes along and I'm like, "Oh, Yay! It's Friday. That makes me happy." Sometimes Friday comes along and I'm like, "Looking forward to the weekend!" And yet, other times, Friday comes along and I'm like, "HOLY HECK SERIOUSLY IT'S ABOUT FREAKING TIME! FOR REALS!" Let's just say that today fits best into the latter. Just say'n.

I have a pretty awesome birthday card to share with you for Friends With Flair Friday today. I used the amazingly wicked cool Ornate Artisan Stackers stamps by Samantha Walker for this card. Can I even BEGIN to tell you how freaking amazing these stamps are? I can't. Which is why I must demonstrate their fabulousness with a card.

Happy Birthday


Yeah, I know, right?! They are so stinking amazingly awesome! They make me pull out far together too many adverbs, folks, they REALLY do! An editor would have a FIT looking at this post! It's drowning in adverb-ness! (And, perhaps, a few non-words, at that. Just say'n.)

Happy Birthday (detail)


Let's talk about the make up of this pretty lil' card. We already discussed the fabulous Samantha Walker for Unity stamps. K. Good. We also have some super cute Crate Paper patterned papers going on here. For reals, you guys, I love them. And I'm not usually into florals, but they have a cool vintage vibe going on that I just cannot resist. Period. And that ribbon? Yeah, that's totally a GORGEOUS silk ribbon from May Arts. {Heart}. It. Totally. The super floppy and fabulous flower is from Making Memories and we have a few scattered pearls by Queen and Company. The flower center is none other than Prima! *sigh* It's the stuff that paper crafting dreams are made of. *double sigh*

Happy Birthday (detail2)


Oh, and yes, I did happen to cut those out by hand because, well, I'm a little bit *crazy* and I enjoy doing things like that, BUT, you totally don't have to because Spellbinders has this amazing set of dies that will do the work FOR YOU! Yup. Ornate Stacker DIES to go with the stamps! *love.* (Now if I can just manage to find a Grand Calibur on the side of the road somewhere.....HA!)

And to celebrate this much needed Friday, enjoy the best music video I have seen, well, since they used to make good music videos and they actually showed them on MTV instead of crap reality shows. Just say'n. (If you are anywhere even remotely close to my age, I think you will agree.)



(NO, seriously, it has the BEST CAST EVER!!!! K. I'm done now. Jingle Out and stuff. Just say'n.)

42 comments:

craftattack said...

Great card! But I couldn't watch the video because it's not licensed for Germany! What a land, no jelly beans, no video to watch today ...sob! Valerie

Kai said...

First of all, that is a delicious card! REALLY delicious! I admit it - this big old critter is SUCH a girly-girl, and that card is fun, feminine, and BEAUTIFUL! As for the video? I hadn't seen it till now & I laughed till I was just about sick. She's a fave of mine anyway, but this video tops I KISSED A GIRL and everything in between! Had to save it! HUGS!!!!

Jen said...

Very vintage-y! Love those papers.

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Great card, love the bow and flower treatment, very lush. Tracy x

Diana Fisher said...

Wow! Seriously amazing card! I love it. :)

Jenny said...

Gorgeous card... fab colors... and love the prima touch :))

Jenny x

Kary said...

What a gorgeous card! I love the bright happy colours and the beautiful flower and ribbon. They go so well with the Samantha Walker stamps. Great card!

Scrappychick said...

ok, whats not to love? rima, unity, May arts, spellbinders? total gorgeousness! Happy Friday!

Jocelyn Olson said...

Wow, I love everything about your card! The flower, the gorgeous ribbon, the new dies, the stamps. WOW! Enjoy your Friday (and the weekend!).

Anne said...

Love the card! Excellent cutting:)

Guiseppa said...

I am so in love with this card! Girl...you are do talented and you make me laugh!

Regina said...

WOW I feel as though I have just had a 5 hour energy drink. Your post always make me smile and want to get up and get busy creating. Thank you!!

Love the card..it is a true beauty!!

Happy TGIF Hugs!!

jayne said...

Beautiful card and loved the video. I remember well when MTV had real music videos, not that reality crap!

Samantha Walker said...

This is really lovely. You rocked this set!

Ruby said...

Gorgeous card.

{PaperCrafterAnonymous} said...

wow this card is fabulous!

Karen said...

Such a very gorgeous card and that big beautiful flower and bow to compliment that fabby stamp set by Samantha...WOW!!

Carla said...

What a fabulous card!

Mariposa said...

Jennifer I opened Happy Mail from you today...My little zombie doll, plus a bunch of goodies and a beautiful card. Thank you so much, will post pic on my blog.
Hugs...http://beyondthestorybook.blogspot.com

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Ooooohhhhh - this one is a beauty!!

Deanne :)

Scrapcollectr said...

You're right...totally beautiful card.*smile*

Shemaine Smith said...

Oh la la I love that card!!!

Laurel said...

Oh my gosh this is so pretty!

Netty said...

Oh wow this is an awesome card with so many fabulous colours. Enjoy the weekend, Annette x

Danie May said...

Fabulous colours and I love those layers.

Charlene said...

Beautiful card, Jingle. You crack me up!

jazzy pantz cards said...

Very very pretty! So creative and great color combo.

Linda said...

wow gorgeous flower and ribbon.

Indy said...

What a beautiful card. That flower is yummy as well as the colors!

Marlene said...

Gorgeous card! It instantly made me smile. I think you should send it to me. LOL!

Faerie Moon Creations said...

Your card is super adorable!!! I do indeed remember the ways when MTV actually just showed awesome music videos 24/7. Ah the memories...LOL Happy weekend!

sharon g said...

Your card is pretty. The video, well, it was funny and a little risque. I'm surprised that Hanson agreed to be in it...I loved that Corey Feldman was the dad.

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card! Ahhh this video...cracks me up!

Sarah
http://sarahvaitstamps.blogspot.com

marilyn said...

WOWSA! This card is simply amazing.

~Tammy~ said...

Oh my your card made my heart melt! It's dripping with gorgeousness!

I know I love watching that video! It's so funny!

Jamie Lane [Cripps] said...

This is stunning!

jennifer mitten said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! Lucky you with these amazing Samantha Walker products:-)

Lisa Arana said...

beautifully stunning. gorgeous flower center!!!

Beejay said...

Very beautifu!

Lynn Stevens said...

Loved the vidoe, brought back some memories! LOL
Beautiful card too.
hugs Lynn

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Gorgeous flower.

Morissa Sweeney (SCS - stampinsweeney) said...

So bright and cheery!

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