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Monday, September 1, 2008

Black bird

Happy Monday all & Happy Labor Day!! Well..... now that this is Sept first I guess the race is on to get the Halloween, Thanksgiving, & Christmas cards going!! PLUS all the Birthdays & thank yous that arrive during this time also!!! I love this crafty time of year!!! I can make cards & crafts to my hearts content!!
I made a promise to my BBGF to create 2 cards with a stamp set that has never been used (I have many...do you) She actually sent me this wonderful stamp set several months ago & had not had a chance to use it! I love it!!
Thing I used from my stash today:
All CS is from SU...The stamp set is from clearly wordsworth...words are from PTI.....used my new MS scallop punch....SU scallop circle punch. That's it!! quick & easy!!

ALSO as a design team member for
Clear Artistic Stamps I post on the company blog In the Cottage Studio On Monday's if you care to take a peek!!! Each of the other DT members have the other days of the week...so stop by often...Leave a comment so we can visit you back with a comment!!!

Hope you all have a fabulous Labor day with family & friends!! Looking forward to all of YOUR holiday creations...always on the look out for new bloggs to visit!!!



Shirley said...

What a sophistocated card for this bird! How pretty with the colors you chose, Gwen. A real winner.

Kathy W said...

pretty card, isn't it a shame to have some stamps that have never gotten ink!

LadyDoc said...

Oh, you enabler you! The card is gorgeous- and I HAVE to have that circle scallop punch!

Julie's Crafty Corner said...

Oh what a lovely card Gwen! Very pretty.


Etha said...

Oh that scallop border in black looks so elegant! What a great card :)

Marge said...

Great job/great card, BBGF!!! You did that bird proud once you finally got time to sit down & play for a welcome change from your busy/stessful work schedule plus all the training/training & more training! I know when you've had bits of crafty time, you've had many obligations to meet, so it's very understandable you have uninked images! One more to go to meet your self-imposed goal! You go GF!!! ;-)

ChrissyM said...

Elegant card love the colors. I have stamps that never seen ink before. This hobby is so easy to collect and so hard to find the time to play.

Carla said...

Gwen, this is nothing short of spectacular! I had to super-size it so I could admire it up close and personal. This stamp set is gorgeous, and your use of punches is perfect!

debby4000 said...

Stunning card, great colours and I love that punch.

Kelly said...

Love the silohette effect and the black with the light blue. You do such beautiful work, Gwen. Thanks for sharing it with us!

kathleenh said...

So pretty! I love the colors, and the scallop lace punch going across the middle.

Denise ~ Paper Ponderings said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! This is a jaw dropper!

kath said...

gorgeous cards Gwen and pleased to see that you are a fellow No to VW.

Amanda said...

Just stumbled across your blog and wanted to say that I think your card is really pretty! I love that combination of colors and the simplicity of it makes the card. :)

Peggy said...

What a pretty card! I'm thinking that I need to get that ms punch now too!

Glee said...

Gwen, this card is so beautifully ELEGANT and STUNNING! Well done, my Friend!


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