Friday, November 19, 2010

Happy Birthday Julie


Christmas Bouquet

Tomorrow is the Flourishes' friend and fearless DT leader Julie's birthday.  If you have time stop on by her blog and wish her a wonderful day.  She  not only is an incredible DT leader but she is also a super sweet person.  Happy Birthday Julie.  

I used Flourishes Winter Bouquet for my Friday Focus card this week.  I love this stamp.  It is one of my favorites. I stamped my image onto Flourishes Classic White Cardstock.  I then colored this with Flourishes Green Grass, Fuchsia, and Hydrangea Copic Sets.  I shaded around the edge with the sets from the Robin's Egg Copic Collection.  The paper is the beautiful Memory Box Tinsel paper.  I used the May Arts metallic velvet ribbon and a
Karen Foster Scrapstick pin from Flourishes.

Snowballs2


  


This second project is dear to my heart.  I love it when my hubby and I can work on something together.  I wanted to make our 4 daughters a recipe box this year.  I typed
and hand wrote many recipes for their box.  My husband came up with the box in his shop and I made this recipe card for the outside of the package.  I used Flourishes' newly released Warm Winter Wishes.
set.  I colored with the Copic Collections Delphinium for all the blue and once again stamped it onto Flourishes Classic White cardstock.


I can now officially say I am done with almost all of my gifts this year.  I made so many different presents. I am glad I started early and can now relax and enjoy.  

Julie has a sketch for your inspiration today.. Check out what the rest of the 
team has for you:   

34 comments:

  1. Such an elegant birthday card.
    The snowballs recipe sound yummyyyyyyy.
    It's always such a precious time to do something nice with hubby.
    I love the Christmas time, because then my hubby is free and we can enjoy precious time together. That is the best time of the year for me.

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  2. wonderful card dawn, sweet colors you used
    hugs lia

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  3. I love this project especially the recipe.

    Martha

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  4. Oh Dawn....Your 1st card is breath taking! So beautiful. I love the snowballs, I am going to have to make these this year. Yummy.

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  5. Absolutely beautiful winter bouquet card! So vibrant! The recipe box is spectacular and I love the snowman recipe card! The snowballs sound yummy and I will probably make some to go in my gift boxes that I am doing this holiday season! TFS!

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  6. Your card is just gorgeous Dawn...it must have taken you some time.... you coloured it beautifully. Your recipe box that you and hubby made is just so special....I would love to have received something like that! Your recipe card is perfect.Not only do they get your favourite recipes, they also get a WONDERFUL recipe card to look at each and every time they make your recipe! They will always think of you and your husband when they see this treasure of a gift!

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  7. What a pair of fantastic projects!! I love the recipe boxes you made for your daughters. They will treasure those forever!!!

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  8. Oh Dawn... I LOVE both of these projects! Your coloring on the first one is to die for and the second creation is just heartwarming. I make that recipe too and never thought to personalize it like this with the darling snow guy -- too fun! We call them heaven balls around our house because -- one bite and you're in heaven! LOL! I even pushed the recipe on Stacy too! Have a great weekend with your family and thanks too for the birthday wishes -- you really are too sweet for words!!

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  9. Your colouring here is breathtaking! What a gorgeous creation!

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  10. Your colouring never ceases to amaze me, Dawn! Gorgeous job on the floral arrangement. Love the recipe snowman too :) Those goodies are worth quite a few minutes on the treadmill LOL!

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  11. Holy cow girl!! That image is so beautifully colored Dawn!! Such amazing details!! Love the fun snowball recipe too!! Hope you enjoy your weekend!!HUGS

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  12. What a wonderful card Dawn,I love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  13. The birthday card is just spectacular Dawn! I'm sure Julie will love it. The recipe card you showed us is really cute, and the recipe sounds yummy too! How wonderful you are so ahead of the game in your shopping!

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  14. Beautiful card Dawn, coloured in perfectly. Love the recipe box you have made for your daughters and the card for snowballs is lovely

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  15. What a beautiful card, Dawn! Just look at all that fabulous coloring! Wonderful project for your daughters, too! The snowman sure looks cute on the recipe card!

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  16. Dawn your card is stunning, wow on the color! And really amazing gift for your daughter's, something made from you both, how special! ~hugs

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  17. Your card is stunning Dawn, such beautiful colors! Your daughters are going to treasure their recipe boxes forever! What a sweet and thoughtful gift. I love it!

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  18. Dawn, your birtday card is gorgeous!!
    And the hand stamped recipe cards and box are beautiful. I would love to do this some day for our girls, but so far they haven't requested my recipes. Maybe when they get married. Your husband is a handy guy, too!!
    congrats on your gift making too, that is wonderful!

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  19. What the heck??? You're done your Christmas preparations?!?! SO wishing I could say that I've started! They will be so appreciative so both the recipes and the box. That's a great idea... maybe I'll work on that for my DD. She loves handmade things! That recipe looks awesome too by the way and I just can't help but smiling everytime I see that snowman!
    Beth Greco

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  20. A lovely bright and floral card and a fun and festive recipe card too. What is almond bark I wonder? Warmest wishes, Lesley

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  21. Gorgeous card!

    Wonderful recipe box, too. They will love them. Looks like a yummy recipe:) And how awesome you are done with your gifts - oh my gosh!

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  22. These are both beautiful Dawn, I love the card, so pretty and your recipe cards are gorgeous!!
    Clairexx

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  23. Gorgeous bouquet Dawn. Your coloring is outstanding... I mean that as you already know. Totally cute snowman recipe and sounds yumo!

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  24. Beautiful, beautiful work, Dawn! Your card is just amazing - I love the colours on the bouquet. The recipe box is such a wonderful idea and will be so precious with all your hand written recipes inside. I reckon this will be something to treasure and to hand down to future generations.

    Well done on finishing your gifts! I've hardly started lol!

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  25. Gorgeous artwork Dawn! Love the bold colors! Your daughters will be thrill w/such a personal keepsake! (I love those sinful snowballs...) Cool new banner too!

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  26. Fantastic projects, Dawn! Stunning coloring and I love that stick pin on the first card.

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  27. Oh, my word! This is stunning, Dawn! Gorgeous coloring and design! I must try these snowballs! Sounds absolutely d'leice!

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  28. What a wonderful card. This is truly a work of art! Your coloring is just perfect and I love the recipe. The box is amazing....who wouldn't want one of those?

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  29. OMG, Dawn...the coloring on your card is absolutely STUNNING..WOW!!!! I love the recipe box, too, and the cute little recipe cards you made...your DD's are going to treasure these!!!!

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  30. That is SUCH a treasure for your girls Dawn! And such a wonderful combination of your husband too. :)

    LOVE the card for Julie, you do that particular stamp so beautifully every time you use it!

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  31. Oh, Dawn, I am so impressed... you playing in the sawdust!!! This is beautiful... I'm sure your girls will love their special homemade-by-mom recipe boxes. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I think of you often...

    Hugs,
    Linda
    aka zgirlsgranny

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  32. Oh boy I am really behind on my blogging! This is such a neat gift from the two of you! The perfect gift from the heart! Your daughters will love these!!! The box is gorgeous! Love the recipe cards with the adorable snowman!!! Must feel great to be done with your gifts! I have a long way to go!
    hugs,
    Grace

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