Monday, April 22, 2013

Happy Birthday with Sparkle!


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I know a lot of you craft in the evenings so you can probably relate to this.  I do have a true color light, which helps, but this morning when I looked at the card I made last night I saw that the yellow was not "lightening yellow" at all.  Funny thing is, if I'd looked behind me at the stack of papers not put away, I'd have seen a sheet of the color I needed.  That'll teach me for putting off cleaning up my space--not that it won't happen again--LOL!  Anyway, this morning my cold is much better & since it's my day off I re-made the card which I'm entering into the challenges for PDCC & Cas-ual Fridays.  It just so happens that CFS is sponsoring the PDCC this week.  I love the CFS Casual Elegance set I recently picked out as my random drawing prize & knew I wanted to use it for both challenges for a chance to get some more stamp sets.  My supplies are: Lifetime Crafts circle dies, Memento Rose Bud & Gray Flannel, COPIC Y02, Mark Richards crystal stickers.  The glitter is a large bottle labeled "sample" that cost me a whole 75 cents years ago at a stamp convention.  I used a Quickie Glue Pen to apply the glitter.  It works perfectly every time--never clogs--definitely worth keeping on hand.  Thanks so much for choosing to spend some of your time checking my blog--I appreciate every one of you.  Have a great week.
First Version Made At Night



20 comments:

  1. Great design, Greta! Love the rows of flowers extending out from the circle. Hope you are feeling better today!

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  2. gorgeous card, greta! love the way you stamped the floral image! enjoy your day off!

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  3. Love the circular design! Glad you are doing better.

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  4. Ooooh yes the wrong color ordeal, I've done that on more than one occasion! But it's still a PRETTY card! A fun shape and I like the sparkle!

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  5. No no not me! Never happened...not! Too often! My biggest mistake at night is ailing things and Tampa straight! So many times in the morning I look with horror at my cards nod think that didn't look like that last night!

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  6. Love this darling card, Greta! That happens to me too - usually with green shades for some reason. They look perfectly fine until I load the photo onto the computer and then gasp! So glad you're feeling better! :)

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  7. Love the round card with the spray of pretty flowers!

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  8. Beautiful flowers radiating from the center, the round card base...the blingy sentiment...I love it all!

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  9. Oh, yes, dang, does that ever happen to me! I also glue things on perfectly straight at night and in the morning they have gone all wonky! The thing is, the computer / photo coloring is so often inaccurate that I don't fuss about that so much any more, but the wonkiness, what's up with that?! A beautiful and unique card, Greta!!

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  10. Darnell always makes me smile - and I totally second what she said! Colours often go funny once they're in a photo. I love my Quickie Glue pen too - and my Gray Flannel inkpad. I am using that for EVERYTHING right now. Such a cool card!

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  11. Awesome Greta. Your sparkle card is fabulous.

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  12. I love the way your card turned out, Greta - such a pretty design. The glue pen is, indeed, a must have for applying loose glitter.

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  13. Greta, your sweet circle card is so cheery and delightful! I am so jealous of your good success with the Quickie pen. I really must figure out how to master that! Your Twitter application is completely flawless :-)

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  14. Lovely design with the round shape Greta, glitter is always so hard to adhere, seems like you are a pro at it:-)!!!

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  15. What a sunny, refreshing, eye-catching card, Greta! You've brightened my day with this! Great to hear you're on the mend!
    c

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  16. I hope you are feeling better, Greta! I love your bright, happy card. I rarely think about using shaped card bases but it's perfect for your design. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  17. Wow!! This is really stunning Greta!! Love your circle design and pretty flowers on this! Thanks so much for stopping by to say hello! :) HUGS

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  18. Great circle card Greta! I love the flowers! Thank you for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  19. Greta, I love your circle card and that glitter is gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  20. I'm so happy you're having fun with your new stamps! Very pretty!!

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