Happy Belated Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving, one day late! Hope you enjoyed the turkey day, and were able to spend time with those who you are most thankful for. Some of my family is here visiting from NC, so it was a busy day with lots of family. My Grandparents are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, and we are having a big party for them tomorrow (hence why some family is here). I just put together this card using Baroque Motifs as an anniversary card, I love it's elegance. I embossed the swirls with a rich chocolate brown EP. I am a bit annoyed that the cherish came out a bit lopsided, but I was not redoing it, so I am living with it!

The second card uses the Perfect Princess set. When SU! first came out with the new catalog, my Mom and I placed a HUGE order of stamps, but I didn't really get around to using many of them. Here is my attempt with this pretty set.

We are getting ready to go to dinner at Famous Daves in a few moments. I am not really looking forward to it because I didn't really like the food last time, but majority rules in this household, and I was out voted! Have a happy weekend, and talk to you soon!

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Some New Things...

Hello! I was at the Teacher's Convention in AC Thurs and Fri, just dying to play with some of my new stamps that came in the mail earlier this week, but duty does come first...anyways, it was a great time, with lots of free stuff and awesome workshops! I swear my fingers were itching to stamp, and I finally got to yesterday and this evening for a bit! (Breaking last night to see Bon Jovi at the Rock...ahh the last night of 10 sold out concerts, crazy, but awesome!!!!!!! Who says you can't go home? Jersey is always proud to be the home state of Mr. Bon Jovi!)

It was love at first sight when I saw the Elzybells and I knew that I HAD to have them. I promptly ordered like 10 of them! They are too cute to resist! The stamps out now are for winter and the holidays, but some of them can even be used for baby (second card) or other occasions.

The top card uses the Z-fold technique which Beate spotlighted in her sketch last week, I think it was. When it is closed, the girls sit underneath the flower and you can only see the word "bright".

I have been admiring the Hanna Stamps lately, and caved in one evening when I was exhausted from conferences and report cards and open school day planning and said to myself, you deserve it! Well, the next day I found the Elzybells and thought I deserved that too...I better watch myself before I start getting things I don't deserve! :)
She is just too cute with her little star on top of the tree...
Enjoy and maybe talk to you later this week!

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