Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Tennis Cutie

Hi everyone!  I can't believe it!  I won a card challenge.  Do you remember this card?  Well, I never check the winners -- too much to keep track of plus I just do these challenges for fun.  Well today I logged into Feline Playful and my eye rested on "Margaret H"  I thought to myself, "It can't be" so I checked it out and sure enough...I won one of the Stampin Sisters in Christ Challenges  Well since this was my parent's anniversary card this year, I am sure now it will be thought of even more extra special. So excited....

Today I am sharing a card with you that I am sending to Julia, my older daughter.  This year she decided that on top of swimming, she also wanted to take tennis lessons.  She seems drawn to tennis.  So I couldn't resist this stamp when Kathy sent me the link (she's much better at knowing what is coming out than I am).  The girl even LOOKS like my daughter...nice beautiful round face with brown hair. :)

The card is CASEd from a card I pulled from Pinterest.  This artist makes beautiful cards!  Her card is beautiful and elegant...I wanted that same design but wanted something sparkly (of course) and colorful.  It sort of looks now like it has too much color, but I think Julia will like it.  What I had in mind was the middle circles to be a rising sun, the blue sparkly paper to be the sky and the green ribbon to be an abstract representation of grass.  There are also lots of sparkly accents: on the clouds, red butterfly, on the tennis racket and inside the sun (orange section).  Notice the subliminal message sent with all the hearts in this?   No, I wasn't drinking while I was doing this!
Thanks for stopping by!

I am entering this card into LEJ Designs challenge #13 "Bling bling"

Stamped image and sentiment:  Your next stamp
Die cuts: MFT, Cheery Lynn
Edge punch: Martha Stewart


  1. Well, I see someone has been shopping at YNS!!! More than happy to share links to great stamps! Another sparkling masterpiece, Margaret. It sure is a good thing that you have girls!!! Congrats on the anniversary card Shining Star award!

  2. A very cute card, happy you could join us at LEJ Designs. Wishing you good luck in the challenge. Vee xx