Sunday, January 10, 2016

Monthly Giveaway Ends Wed. Jan 13, Alaska photos & a few cards!

Hello and welcome!

Before getting to my cards today I wanted to remind you of the giveaway I'm having that ends at midnight Alaska time on Wednesday, January 13th... my birthday! I'll be posting the winner's name on on January 14 or 15 on here, Facebook and Instagram so be sure to follow me in one of those places! Here's the post to comment on and the prize photo:
Included in this giveaway: Stampin' Up Sassy Sayings 1 stamp set, Gina K Designs The Giving Tree cling stamp set, Kelly Purkey Numbers die, Cuttlebug spider web embossing folder, miscellaneous butterflies stamp and Hero Arts flower gems (not shown in photo)
With the holidays I've had extra days off work and so have been having fun making cards! I love it! Here are a few of the cards I've done. These are with the new MFT (My Favorite Things) Blueprints #26 dies only... no stamping! I feel these two cards are masculine oriented as black and white (with pops of color on the second card) are classic, clean and remind me of a tuxedo.

My Favorite Things Blueprints #26 dies, Gina K Designs base weight white card stock, misc twine; Wink of Stella glitter pen on balloons and words, misc enamel dots.
You can see the glittery effect of the Wink of Stella on the balloons here. 

Next up is with the same die set but with dies of confetti for a pop of party colors:

MFT Die-namics Blueprints #26 balloon, string "birthday", tag, bow, Papertrey Ink Shaker Shapes: Balloon (confetti only), Clearly Besotted "happy" die, white gel pen, on Gina K Designs base weight card stock. 

My own handwriting with a white gel pen.
I adore this set from My Favorite Things and will be using it often!

One last picture of my husband and I walking last week on the 300 acre farm in Alaska we live on and the cabin we live in. (Talkeetna Mountains behind us and Chugach Mountains on the other side of the cabin).

Thanks so much for stopping by and God bless!
Seize the Birthday: Anything Goes
AAA Cards: Glitter
The Male Room: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Something New (MFT die set to me)

 Seize the Birthday AAA CARDS
 The Male RoomSimon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog


  1. Beautiful birthday card! Love the black and white with pops of color!
    One day I hope to be brave enough to add my own handwriting to a card front, such a special touch!!!
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the birthday!

  2. Fab cards. Really love how you've matted the happy on the first one, clever! Thanks for joining in at The Male Room and AAA Cards.

  3. Love the explosion of confetti colour on your second card! Thanks for playing along at Seize The Birthday :)
    Fabulous photos of your countryside - way too cold for me!

  4. Wow! Fabulous cards!! Such pretty designs!!

    I hope you have a lovely Birthday tomorrow!! Enjoy your day!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  5. Great Birthday card! thanks for joining us at AAA Cards!

  6. I do like the bold black and white of your birthday card, and fab sparkle too! Thanks so much for playing along with our Anything Goes challenge at The Male Room! Deborah, DT.

    BTW - lovely photos! xx


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