Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Happy Birthday KELLIE!!!!

Today the JustRite Girls are celebrating the birthday of our amazing Design Team Coordinator - Kellie!!!  Not only does she look after us incredibly well and keep us organised, she is one of the loveliest people you'll ever meet - we are SO LUCKY to have her!!!  So Kellie, a huge Happy Birthday today and may you be blessed with a wonderful year ahead!!  {{{BIG HUGS}}}

You can find Kellie's Blog HERE if you'd like to pop over and leave a little Birthday Love!!  :)

Today I've decided to use a few of the JustRite products in Kellie's honour :) - Beautiful Day (for the lilies), Elegant Frames (for the frame and the sentiment inside), Nested Frames Dies (to cut the frame and the accent behind the lilies), Nested Sentiment Dies (for the inside sentiment) and of course Copic Markers!

I started with a base of aqua bazzill and layered with white and some MME Mabel DP (two patterns) - I just can't seem to stop using this fabulous paper!!!  :)  Across the join I've added some white lace and topped with white satin ribbon.  I then created a border using the Martha Stewart Deco Fan punch out of aqua bazzill.  I stamped the large frame from Elegant Frames in Memento Bamboo Leaves and cut it out using Nested Frames Dies and then used another die from the same set to create the aqua accent panel.  The lilies are from Beautiful Day and have been stamped on X-press It Blending Card in Memento Tuxedo Black and coloured with Copics (YR12, YR16, YR18, YG11, YG13, YG17).  Then I cut it out using Petite Ovals Large, matted with Pumpkin Pie cut with the matching Scallop Oval.  I then popped the entire panel up on foam tape.  To finish I added a white satin bow and some Kaisercraft Snow Pearls to the corners.
I then added a little decorating to the inside by adding a strip of MME Mabel DP across the bottom and then stamped the sentiment from Elegant Frames in Memento Tuxedo Black onto white and cutting it out using Nested Sentiment Dies (and I added a little airbrushing with YR12.)

Stamps - Beautiful Day, Elegant Frames (JustRite)
Paper - X-press It Blending Card, White, Aqua Bazzill, Pumpkin Pie, MME Mabel DP
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Memento Bamboo Leaves
Accessories - Copics, Nested Frames Dies (JR), Nested Sentiment Dies (JR), MS Deco Fan Border and Corner Punches, White Crochet Lace, White Satin Ribbon, Bow Easy, Kaisercraft Snow Pearls, Foam Tape.

For more beautiful Birthday inspiration, see what the girls have created for today's special event!!!

JustRite Inspiration Blog
Angela Barkhouse  
Barb Schram 
Becca Feeken
Heidi Blankenship
Kathy Jones (that's me)
Kazan Clark
Michele Kovack
Sankari Wegman
Sharon Harnist 

That's all for today, thanks for visiting!!!!


Unknown said...

beautiful card Kathy - nice combination of stamps

Sherry Kushibab said...

A really lovely card. Simple but elegant - love the deco fan border.

Steph Ackerman said...

This is such a lovely card.

Unknown said...

gor-gus Hon

Michele Kovack said...

Beautiful! Love all of the layers!

Unknown said...

Beautiful Card Kathy.
and it is awesome that we have all of you on the design team for inspiration, thank you.

Barbara Schram said...

Ohhh,the colors are super, Kathy! All the touches are perfecto too!

Sheri said...

Beautiful! These colors are so pretty! Thanks for the inspiration!

Linda said...

Beautiful card, thank you for sharing!

Rosietoes said...

Just love this card Kathy - the colours are fabulous together.

Edna x

Casmiles said...

Great card; fun colors. Love the punch around the page. You've made me want to go get one of mine out and play with it.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is beautiful Kathy!! I just love your colors and the punch detail!! Gorgeous coloring and design my friend!

Mona Pendleton said...

So pretty and elegant card Kathy! Love the ornate trim and those beautifully colored flowers! I am sure Kellie loved this!

Edna Morrisedie said...

Nice combination of layers Kathy and I love the orange, looks fresh and vibrant!

velta said...

Oh my Kathy how these colors go together so well! Love the image...You did a fantastic job on this creation :)

Tasha said...

Fab rich colours, they look beautiful together and the ribbon works fab behind all those yummy layers!
love tasha xx

Susan (rainy) said...

Stunning... seriously FABULOUS! I love all the wonderful textures and details and rich colors.. wow!

Gab said...

What a beautiful card

Stacy Morgan said...

So dainty and sweet. The scalloped framing is awesome Kathy.

Karen Howard said...

This is really beautiful! Love the image and layout you used! Your cards are amazing, I'm your newest follower. Hugs, Karen


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