Monday, September 7, 2009

eat drink and be merry...

Happy Labor Day!!!

Well, I "had" to play along in one of the Moxie Fab World Christmas Challenges! I decided on the Fun & Cute category. I was inspired by this post on Pink Chalk Studio.

I love "non-traditional" holidays colors...pink and green is one of my favorites. All the patterned paper is ala Amy Butler. My card base is Speckletone kraft and of course the alpha is Making Memories. I was going to add some bling or pearls but decided against it. There is a ton of stitching on this one...I really need to "talk nice to my janome"...she was wigging out on me...sigh...but it seems that I was able to fix her. I'm seriously NOT mechanically oriented so it frustrates me when stuff goes wiggy.

Thought I'd share a couple pics of the kids from Oahu. This is my boy out paddle boarding...oh man did he LOVE that. It makes a momma feel good when their baby says: "This is the best day of my life!".
My daughter really doesn't like getting her picture taken, at all...so this is pretty rare...and she's even smiling..gotta love the teenage years :) This was taken at Paradise Cove Luau.

Have a super week!

26 comments:

  1. Those Amy Butler PP are to-die for! I'm really digging her line. Your card is super sweet & fun!

    Your kids are so cute! I'm glad to hear they had a great time. :)

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  2. Wow, beautiful kids!! Nice pictures and a great card Amy :)
    Martha

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  3. Love the Amy Butler papers! I'm still hoarding mine...lol.

    The kids look great! :)

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  4. You have beautiful children!
    And that card rocks!

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  5. Beautiful card!

    Thanks for sharing the lovely photos... yes, they look soooo happy!! :)

    Saskia :)

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  6. awesome card.....GORGEOUS kids!!

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  7. Thanks for the sweet comments on my blog...I love your card - what a cute idea!

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  8. Beautiful card, beautiful kids!

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  9. miss amy, you make the ♥MOST♥ ♥BEAUTIFUL♥ creations in the whole wide world...and the *card* is nice, too!!! :)

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  10. Gorgeous colors and lovely papers.

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  11. delightful card, my friend and your boy looks just like you! Beautiful smile!!!! You've gotta be sneaky with the photographing during these years!!!!

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  12. Love the colours!
    Your kids both look like you! :)

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  13. such cute pics! love the card! the sentiment on the angle like that is inspired!

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  14. I love non-traditional cards too! Glad your machine is okay...I get that way too when stuff gets wonky.

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  15. Great card, Amy! love the stitching! Your kids are absolutely precious...Thanks for sharing the photos!

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  16. awesome pics and cool card!
    Hope you are having a WONDERFUL weekend, sweets!

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  17. Oh man, that card is super fun AND cute! Love it! I love those super fun bright colors for Christmas too!

    What gorgeous kiddos you have!

    (-: Heidi

    PS Congrats on your CP win!!

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  18. Wow! Super cute and fun card! So original! Adorable photos of your kids too...I see lots of little Amy in them!

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  19. OH WOW!!!! This will surely be a winner!

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  20. Your kids are gorgeous! Great pics! I love your card... so cute! Congrats on getting in the top of Card Patterns!! You go!!

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  21. your kids are beautiful! what fun you can see on their faces too. that just makes you smile. lovely card today too! hope you had a smashing holiday weekend!

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  22. girlfriend i love that card...but i really love those pics of the cards...cute cute cute..hugs

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  23. Oh Amy, your children are adorable! Your son has the most beautiful smile and your daughter is gorgeous!

    I too love pink and green together for Christmas. This card is fabulous. I love the angles that you cut!

    I hope your Janome stays feeling well! ♥♥ Kay

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  24. Thanks for entering the Fun & Cute Challenge, Amy!

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  25. I love your fun, bright colors, and wonderful sentiment!!

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  26. Oh....I love your pictures too!!

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Cheers,
~amy~