Tuesday, March 29, 2011

happy (belated) birthday...

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Skipping Stones Design Sketch challenge!

Here is my card for the day:


I had so much fun playing with the March release of Green Birthday!



Come on, who doesn't love cupcakes?!!!

Here is this week's sketch by our sketch artist, Heidi Blankenship:


You won't wanna miss the fabbie goodness from the other gals on the Skipping Stones Design Team:



Woot Woot for our March Guest Design Team, we've soooo enjoyed having them play with us this month...

Heidi Blankenship - Guest Sketch Artist
Lindsay Amrhein - Guest Designer
Michelle Gross -  Guest Designer
Vanessa Menhorn - Guest Designer

**chit chat**

Thanks sooo much for all the well wishes on my new job!  I had a terrific first day...everybody is super nice AND my friends from my previous employer sent me a fruit bouquet...soooooo SWEET!!!


cardstock:  stampin' up chocolate chip
paper:  hambly screenprints
stamps:  skipping stones design green birthday
ink:  memento rich cocoa
other:  vintage prima blooms, queen & co pearls, sassafras buttons

49 comments:

  1. SWEET! love the card you made. cute little cupcakes, love the DP and the set is so lovely! you did a great take on the sketch too. have a great day!

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  2. Oh so totally yummy Amy!!! :)

    Here's wishing you an even better second day at work!

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  3. Yummy is the word! Love this, could eat it!!! :) So happy you had a great start on your new job. Good luck with it!!!

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  4. This is adorable, Amy! I love to see your creative genius at work....your interpretations of a sketch and your paper, color, and embellie choices. Brilliant :)

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  5. I was just going to ask how your first day went and then I read through to the bottom, glad it went so well! Great card, great patterns.

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  6. Oh my gosh this is fabulous! So glad your first day went well.

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  7. mmmmmmmmmmm cupcakes!! Love this! I loveeeeeeeeeee the colors! Glad you had a good first day! I went back to work yesterday after surgery ... and ohhhhhhhh not so fun! My backup barely did anything while I was gone...ugh... a lot of catch up to play! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

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  8. Super cute - love that the background matches those cupcakes. I'm constantly amazed at how you have time to get all these beauties done!

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  9. What a fun card Amy! Love the colors and that set is super fun! Glad your first day was great!

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  10. Hi Amy, Love this new "green set" and your card is wonderful as usual! Glad you had a good first day and so sweet of your friends(from former place of employment)to send a fruit bouquet. what a lovely way to end and start a job. Thanks for you wonderful comments. You are one of my favorites and you blessed me today with your words.

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  11. This is gorgeous, Amy! I love that lace ribbon tucked under the brown strip. These colours are amazing together!

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  12. Love the card! Makes me want to eat a cupcake. Luckily I don't have any in the house.

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  13. Brown and aqua? *swoon*
    The tiny peek of lace is darling.

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  14. Love your sweet cuppie cake card! Glad to hear you had a super day at work!

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  15. A fruit bouquet!!!!? YUM! Glad your day went well! Your card today is SUPER yummy too :)

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  16. How much fun are those cupcakes!!!
    What a fabulous card!!!

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  17. The background cupcake paper is WOW!!!! So cute!

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  18. aww... I heart this cupcakes card.. love that there is more than one serving hehehe! Love teh combination of pp and prints... just yummy love it!
    So glad that you have a wonderful 1st day!!! :D

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  19. yummy yummy cupcakes!!! LOVE the card!!! yeah for your 1st day!!

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  20. Such a fabulous cupcake card! Glad you had a wonderful first day!

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  21. What a gorgeous card Amy.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  22. Congrats on the new job...what are you doing?

    Love your cute card Amy...

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  23. heehhee... Me likey this card... a looooooot! Scrumptious and fun = one hungry me. :o)

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  24. Love the yammy card!! And congrats on your new job :)

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  25. so cute!! your card looks delicious Amy :) lol!! glad to u know u had a fab day at work! :)

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  26. Cute, Cute, Cute!!! Love those cupkakes!

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  27. Great card Amy!!! I hope your first day was great!

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  28. Cute, cute cupcakes!! Great card, Amy!

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  29. so sweet! love the lace trim tucked under. fab details!! lovely card, Amy!

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  30. Ahhh thats awesome Amy!!! of course you are sweet yourself...!!!

    And that is one yummy Card Amy!!! :)
    hugs...xoxo

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  31. I love how you did everything for the sketch, I looked at that and saw nothing in my repertoire, and then I gazed upon your cupcakes!! Awesome job on this, too stinkin' cute! Man, I've never had former coworkers send me something at my new job!! I told you are somethin special!!

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  32. Uhhh, that was s'posed to be "I told you that you are something special" - jeepers, sorry about that!

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  33. SWEET TOOTH - ACTIVIATED: craving level - 10! Yummmmmmmmm! WHAT a super fun card, Amy! Do you bake as well as you CRAFT! This is delish!

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  34. Delish! Aqua and brown are so yummy together. Glad to hear that all went good yesterday :>)

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  35. Yum! Yum! What a tasty card! It looks like chocolate!

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  36. LOVE LOVE LOVE this card.. I am a total cupcake girl. Really awesome card Amy.

    Mishy

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  37. SWEETNESS. Love those adorable cupcakes. :)

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  38. Super sweet! Love this colour combo, its so striking and works so well with the cupcakes
    love tasha xx

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  39. Glad all went well at your new job. Love the cupcakes, what's not to like!
    Linbyx

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  40. Yum! This card is adorable, Amy.
    I love the colors, the buttons, the lace ribbon. I love everything! So cute. :)

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  41. yes, who does not love cupcakes?? i will need to convert them LOL! LOVE that cupcake paper!

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Cheers,
~amy~