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Friday, August 2, 2013

You Make Happiness Bloom, Even if you are a Mouse.....

Coffee of the Day - White Chocolate Mousse

Hooray, it's Friday! and it's just so stinkin' gorgeous outside! my momma robin friend from the spring came back to her nest on our front door to say hello. She is sitting there, happy as a little clam, so that is a great way to begin this day, I can tell ya! Our dear friends from Camp have their wedding rehearsal & dinner this evening, so that is exciting! with David officiating the service and Tyler as one of the groomsmen, it's a weekend full of happy happy love! I know I can't attend, but I am thrilled for the couple just the same.

I hope you have something spectacular planned for this weekend. even if it's just hanging out, you can make it spectacular just by cherishing the ones you're with! :)


 I'm sharing a card using a cute freebie image offered over on the Digi Darla challenge blog. papers are Basic Grey Lemonade, senti is Create with TLC, ribbon rose is made from May Arts satin, and buttons are from my stash. the flower center is covered in distress stickles.

Challenges:
Digi Darla - use free image
3 Girl JAM - kraft with ribbon (rose) (badge on sidebar about halfway down)
Brown Sugar - friendship
Wags 'n Whiskers - photo inspiration
Shelly's Images - oh scrap (other than lg. bg piece, this is all scraps)
Southern Girls - animal antics
By Lori Designs - patterned paper
WAW - anything goes with encouraging verse or senti
Whimsical Designs - add a bug or animal
Inky Chicks - summer colors
Card Mania - summer blooms
Crafty Boots - animals
Kraft Journal - cute critters
Paper Playtime - patterned paper
Robyn's Fetish - friendship cards with a senti
Ladybug Crafts - say it with flowers

31 comments:

Vicki Parson said...

This really made me smile this morning Jenn!! I love the combo of pretty papers you've used!! Hope you have a lovely weekend my friend! HUGS

Cathy said...

Very Pretty! I love the layers and the colors are all awesome together. I love how you did the sentiment too. Great use of the image.

Cheri said...

The paper layers on here are amazing. It's an art form to be able to layer all those different papers together and have it turn out so well. Thanks for sharing it with us on the 3 Girl JAM "Kraft with Ribbon" challenge.

Cheri - 3GJ Design Team
www.djssundries.blogspot.com

Beckie said...

Great card. You should link it up at my Just Because Linky Party ~ Theme is Anything Goes!

Be blessed, Beckie
Just B Creative Crazy

Karen Letchworth said...

Oh, your card is just darling. I am a huge fan of these Basic Grey Lemonade patterned papers, and I'm so glad you've shared this in our challenge.
Have a blessed week!
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

ursula Uphof said...

Love the bright and cheery look of your card. I do hope you have a good weekend. hugs, Ursula

Renee said...

Adorable card Jennifer! Loving all of that pink.
Hugs, Renee

Dee's Craft Room said...

Fab card, I love all of the layering and the cute little mouse.

Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

Carolyn Cochran said...

Oh my I do adore this card! The paper colors and designs are fantastic and I LOVE the layers! Thanks for playing with us at Southern Girls Challenge!
Carolyn, DT

Penny said...

Beautiful card, Jen! Love the pretty papers you combined, the cool fishtails, your darling image, fun sentiment & embellies! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Carole Robb Bisson said...

The various DSP makes this card stand above. Those sweet pastels really make a wonderful backdrop and banners. You have done a super job with that so sweet mouse.
We really appreciate your participation. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful art with us.
Blessings,
Carole Robb Bisson
Word Art Wednesday

happyscrapper said...

This is a darling card. The flower down to the sentiment. The layering and twine were a fantastic idea. Thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish and hope you come back.
Hugs,
Christine DT

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

AWESOME my friend! What a great way to use up your scraps Jenn! Looks fabulous!
Thanks so much for joining our "August – OH SCRAP" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Darlene
Shelly's Images Design Team
SHELLY’S IMAGES BLOG
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Sherry Eckblad said...

Great choice of papers on your card. Thaks for joining us at By Lori Designs.

Karen Letchworth said...

Hi again Jen! Thanks for sharing your sweet card with us at The Kraft Journal. I absolutely LOVE it when crafters are able to enter multiple challenges with a card or creation, and I'm SUPER grateful to have you play along in both this week. I LOVE seeing your sweet cards.
Blessings to you,
Karen
The Kraft Journal

P.S. Blog Hop this weekend for Paper Sweeties - I hope you can hop along.
www.papersweeties.com - or you can get the info on my blog.

CreatewithTlc said...

It's adorable~! Another great mix of patterns on this card.
Paulette

Valchen said...

Lovely card! Thank for sharing this beauty with us at Card Mania Challenges.
Hugs,
Valentina

Denise Pustelniak said...

FANTASTIC layering!
Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla’s

Sharon said...

Oh my goodness! This is so pretty!! I love the image. And all of the different pattern papers! Fabulous!! Thank you so very much for joining our 'Use Pattern Paper' challenge at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

wow this is really gorgeous!!! Love the distress look and all the different papers you have used. How fabulous to have the Robin come for a visit ;o) That is a really great way to start the day.

Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla’s Challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

PaperDaisies said...

Love all the papers. You have showcased your image beautifully. Thank you for joining us over at Ladybug Crafts. Hugs Nina

sue jones said...

This is SO pretty! Love those colours - thanks for joining in at Whimsical Wednesdays this week :)

Linda said...

What a wonderful card, I just love that cute little image.
Thanks for playing along with us at Brown Sugar, I hope we’ll see you again next week!
Hugs,
Linda (DT) xox
squirrelsnippets.blogspot.com

Saints Rule! said...

Beautiful project! Thanks for joining us at Word Art Wednesday!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So sweet! Great papers and layers! Thanks for joining us over at 3 Girl Jam Challenges! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

Janis said...

So cute! You may want to check out our Winners and Top 3 post. Just sayin'. :) Janis
http://paperplaytime.blogspot.com/p/winners.html

Mila said...

Lovely card! Thank you so much for playing along at Card Mania! Good luck!
Hugs, Mila

Julie Odil said...

I love that mouse and all the layers to this card! Your papers all blend perfectly!

Julie Odil said...

Not being awake yet, i forgot to add to my comment -- thanks for joining us at 3 Girl JAM challenges! Julie O, DT member
http://muddypawsinkyfingers.blogspot.com

jessica said...

What a beautiful card!!! Love the papers and the GREAT card LO!
Thanks for sharing and linking this up over at the 3GJ Challenge blog for our Kraft w/Ribbon Challenge!
We have a new challenge beginning tomorrow, hope to see you join in again :)
Jessica
3GJ DT

3 Girl JAM said...

WOW Jenn! This is gorgeous! Thanks for linking up with 3 Girl JAM!

Julie
http://3girljam.blogspot.com/
http://3girljamchallenge.blogspot.com/
http://3girljam.com/