Perfect Pennants for me and you

I have have been so busy this week playing with all my new products and created a lot of fun cards for my display for an upcoming craft event this weekend.  I am going to be attending a two day,stay up all night-or sleep overnight if you must, scrapbook and card making event.  I went for the first time last fall, and had such a great time, and am looking forward to going with my friend Debby for the whole weekend.  It's been years since we have done a craft get-away weekend. 
I have been feeling better, and finally have some creative flow, and so I have so many things that I want to get made for display, but I also look for some inspiration from other stampers and from challenge blogs to get my ideas flowing.  I try to bring my own twist to it, and sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn't.  I wanted to do something that was a little non-traditional, but also appropriate for Valentine's Day.  The Eastern Elegance DSP had the lacy look with a non traditional color choice.  I was going to add some hearts, but decided that a little lace doily gave it the romantic touch I was looking for.  The sentiments are from Perfect Pennants stamp set, and I know that inside is hard to read, but says "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful". 
I used the layout from Freshly Made Sketches #120 the sketch this week.  I loved using the new Banner Framelits for the challenge at Late Night Stamper's #241 challenge to use Dies or Framelits.  I like anything that makes the layout fast and easy is great with me.  Sentimental Sundays #191 was looking for Lovey Dovey cards, and this one is my version of romantic this week.  
I better get back to the craft room, while the ideas are running wild.  Come back again soon, to see what else is new.
Mary Alice


  1. This is just lovely! The mix of patterned paper, the colors and layers all look terrific together. Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  2. Mary Alice your card is lovely! Like you, I was late to the party, lol. Have fun at your overnight scrapbooking party...bring lots of chocolate! :)

  3. Thia is very lovely. I love the color yellow, so this is a favorite of mine. Thanks for joining us over at Sentimental Sundays.

    Pam DT

  4. Pretty card. I like the added bling. Thanks for joining the LNS challenge.

  5. Awesome card! Love the color combo!

    Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays...

    Sandy S
    (Sentimental Sundays DT)

  6. The gray and yellow are a great color combo, Mary Alice. Hope your craft retreat was fun! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Sentimental Sundays Lovey Dovey Challenge.

    Inky hugs,
    SS DT
    Making Mayhem | Because Life is Messy

  7. Lovely color combination! Great take on the sketch too!
    Thanks for playing with us at Sentimental Sundays!


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