Saturday, February 25, 2012

Cards From Friends and Family

Earlier this month I celebrated my birthday and I was very blessed to receive the following awesome cards from friends and family. I thought I'd share these wonderful works of "heart" along with a few valentines beauties. Enjoy!

This card was made by one of my fabulous downline members, Ethel De Temple.   Ethel features one of my favourite stamps this season, Tea Shoppe see page 19 of the Mini Occasions catalogue.  I love how she centered the large teacup on the scallop square so it looks like a placemat or napkin, and then added the tiny basic pearls and satin ribbon  for adornment.  The lines from the "Stripes" Embossing Folder also add some visual appeal.  Great card Ethel!

Isn't this a gorgeous card? Brenda Rigby Riehle a SU Demo and fellow Late Night Stamper (LNS) sent me these birthday wishes all the way from Belmont, NY. Check out Brenda's blog, she has some awesome cards and projects.

Another fabulous stamp set from the Occasions Mini is the Apothecary Art set on pages 24 and 25.  It features 6 stamps that can be layered using the Labels Collection Framelits.  Isn't this a great card design?  I wish you could see it in real life as it's stunning.  This card was made and sent to me by Helen Cummins from Louisburg, Kansas.  Helen is a member of Late Night Stampers.

This lovely card was made by Jody Townsend of Colorado Springs, Colorado.  What a surprise when I received this card.  Jody is a member of Late Night Stampers too. 

Here's a birthday card fom Stampin' Up!.  Yep that's right Stampin' Up! sends birthday cards to all their demonstrators.  That's just one of the great perks, and note the message on the inside of the card below.  You can't beat that for a great birthday present.  I submitted my order this week and got my rewards! 

Betty Lee Moore of Vernon, BC sent me this gorgeous Valentine's Day card.  I loved all the little layered hearts  on this card and the way she layered her ribbon.  Beautiful card Betty Lee and much appreciated!

Here's a great Valentine's Day card sent by my awesome sister Heather.  Those little House Mouse characters are so sweet and so is this card!  Thanks Heather, loved it!

And finally here's the card I made my husband for Valentine's Day. 

Hope you enjoyed this selection of cards and come back to visit again



Patti said...

Hi Penny. Wow those are some great cards. Happy belated birthday. I hope it was a great day. I, too, made my hubby a Valentine card with big red lips on it. I guess it's true..."great minds"!

Unknown said...

Hi Penny! Thanks for stopping by my blog today and for the tip on the "followers". I added it just now, I didn't realize I forgot to add it! Blessings, Andrea

Dale Morin said...

Great cards! My birthday was this month also so we have something in common besides stamping! Happy Belated Birthday to you!

Brenda Rigby Riehle said...

Welcome back! We've missed your posts and creativity! I really like the teacup card and may have to try that myself. Thanks so much for posting your b-day card.

Erin said...

Your cards are absolutely amazing!!! I'm hosting a handmade card swap on my blog and would love it if you would join us!

Michey said...

WOW, it looks like you've received quite an inspirational bundle from your loved ones, you lucky gal! Happy belated birthday, Penny!

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