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I have been stamping and scrapbooking for the past 10 years. It is my favorite hobby and I sure do miss it when life gets way too busy. I have 3 amazing children, and a wonderful, supportive husband.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Love and Shopping :)

Good Morning Everyone, Happy Thursday!!! Today is like Friday for me woohoo, everyone is off tomorrow for Good Friday :))) A little computer update, the GOOD news is my husband's friend found ALL my files OMG what a relief!!!!! The bad news is I still don't have it back yet and the hard drive is completely junk!!!! He is installing a new hard drive and trying to get everything transferred for me, now its just a waiting game!!! I am honestly just thrilled the files are there I feel so much better knowing that!!! yippeee!!!!


Today I would like to share a creation with you that I made with this FABULOUS NEW Whimsy Image Madison Attitude by Kenny K . This image was a blast to paper piece, I also used this GORGEOUS paper from Prima called Reflections...I just love these colors!!! Hope you enjoy my creation today!!!

( Click on the picture for a way better view)

Again please excuse my picture quality, I am trying the best I can with what I have...LOL!!!! Isn't she beautiful??? I just LOVE this image and I found this super fun sentiment in my stash!!!! If you haven't had a chance to check out all of Whimsy's April New Release check those out HERE!! You will just love these new fabby images!!!


Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope everyone has a GREAT Thursday!!!

I have also entered this creation in the following challenges:


Kenny K Krafty Girlz - Anything Goes, Flutterby Wednesday - Open challenge must use an angel, butterfly, or fairy, Karen Doodles - Punches, Tiddly Inks - Stitching, Top Tip Tuesday - Open Challenge, Crazy Challenge - Friendship, Cupcake Craft - Lots of Layers, Make it Monday - Anything Goes, Stamp Fairy - For the Girls with a sentiment, Woodware USA - Die cuts/Punches, Let's Ink it Up - Stitching, Pile it On - No Digis

Here's The Recipe

Image - Whimsy Stamps stamped in Memento Ink and Colored with Copics
Sentiment - Misc. I think by Darcie Stamps
Paper - Very Vanilla, Prima DP Reflections
Accessories -Sewing Machine, Oval Lacey Nesties, Stick Pins, Martha Butterfly Punch, Bling, Wild Orchid Flower, Misc Ribbon


43 comments:

Larisa said...

Crystal, you made the wonderful card again)) Love your works so much) you are really a good master to do this))
Also you are lucky to have all these stamps, ribbons, pearl at yours which make the cards to be so special and beautigul)))
Hugs. Larisa. xx

Cassie said...

Hey Crystal! So glad your files were found! Your card is gorgeous! Those butterflies are the perfect touch ;D

Karen Wilson said...

Hey girl!! Yikes on the pc issues, glad you were able to locate the files though! Today is like Friday for us to and I booked Easter Monday off as well, I need a break!

GORGEOUS card! Have a super day!

Sara I. said...

Yummy papers Crystal ! Love the color combo and the sentiment!! Your beautiful crystal sprigs add a gorgeous touch!

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohhh Crystal, I LOVE her!!~

Mary J said...

I think she is just GORGEOUS, Crystal!!! Really fabby!

Have you tried Picasa 3 to manipulate photos? It's a freebie here...

http://picasa.google.com/

Might help out until your pc is sorted?!!

Hope you have a great weekend lined up!

Penni said...

Great card Crystal - I love this colour combo!!!

Hugs
Penni
x

Claire said...

What a gorgeous card! Beautiful colours and your stitching is fab. Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
Claire xx

2Angels said...

Gorgeous card Crystal and what fab news about your files! Hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend :)

Cecelia said...

I love this card! I was debating whether or not to get this image and I got different ones instead. But I think I may just go back and get it;0) She is super cute! Love all the details.

Hugs xx
Cecelia B

Liza said...

Gorgeous work, I love all the layers. Thanks for joining us this week at CCC.

Liza x

Dawnll said...

So happy you got a second opinion and he could find the files.
I understand relief.
Your card is excellent and that background is so perfect girl...always love your eye for detail.

*Vicki* said...

So happy to hear that your files are not destroyed hun!! That would be a nightmare! Hopefully you'll get it back soon!!

Lovely creation hun!! Gorgeous colors and such a fabulous design sweetie!! :) Hope you have a great weekend!! HUGS

Danni said...

Glad they found all your files!!woo-hoo!! Wonderful card! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Angela B. said...

Happy Friday to you!!! :D

Divinity said...

lol!!! love that sentiment! :p
i haven't been at your blog for awhile again (oops!!!) but i loved looking thru your posts. your cards and projects look amazing! love the twine on the cards...im gonna buy some next time i'm in the craft store...adds something different (than ribbons). anyways, happy easter! and have a great day! :)

LindaS said...

I love how the image is jumping out of your cool design.

Marlene said...

Your card is, as always, gorgeous! That is FANTASTIC news about your hubby's friend finding the files on your computer! Only a matter of time before you have it back, as good as new, I'm sure!

Alicia a.k.a. Crafty Al said...

Great image - love the way you paper-pieced it. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Woodware USA.

Beth aka BR-T said...

Oh I enjoy Crystal...I so enjoy!

Brenda said...

Love it Crystal, what a perfect sentiment for that image!!!
hugs, Bren

Michelle said...

Hi Crystal

This is fantastic!! I just love KK images and you have coloured this one to perfection.

Gorgeous layout and papers too.

Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

Michelle :-)

Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

Monique said...

Yipiee...I am so glad you still have all your files.. I bet you were relieved!! This card is such a Hoot...Reminds me of my oldest Daughter :)..Have a Happy Easter Crystal!!

Joan Ervin said...

I am sooo happy for you, Crystal...what a relief to know your files are all ok!!!! Your card is adorable...such a sweet image and I just love all the butterfkies you added!!!

Kim Y. said...

Wonderful card, Crystal! Glad to hear the good news!

Anneke said...

Hi Crystal, what a lovely card! And this stamps is so fun :) Love you colorwork!!
Have a great day :)
Hugs Anneke

sari said...

Hi Crystal! What a lovely card and such a funny sentiment! Love the layering! Thanks for joining us at The Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good luck! Hugs & Sunshine! /Sari

Tammy said...

Oh this is adorable Crystal!! What a FUN, FUN image! I love the colors and all of your fabulous details!

Kerri said...

I really think I need her. This is FABULOUS, Crystal!!! Awesome colors, coloring, and paper piecing, and I adore that sentiment!!! I'm so glad you got some good news about your computer~yippee! Hopefully you'll get it back very soon:) Have a wonderful Easter!

Deb said...

Fantastic card Crystal, so love all the pretty details and that sentiment is so perfect! Great news about your files!
Have a fabulous Easter weekend!
Happy Crafting, Debxx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Whoo Hoo! FANTASTIC news on the 'puter Crystal! I think I heard that 'sigh of relief' clear over here in Akron!!
Your creation today is so adorable and your coloring is just amazing! You continue to inspire me! GREAT JOB GIRLFRIEND!

HAPPY EASTER TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!!

catdidit said...

Such an awesome creation Crystal! LOVE the design and all the little details you have added!

Samantha said...

Great card! love the colours, Thanks for sharing with us on the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge this time! hugs Samantha :0)

Guylou said...

Crystal!!! Looove you card!! Totally fab!!! I am working on a shopping card for a shopaholic friend. That sentiment would be perfect!!
Cheers!
Guylou

louise said...

Wonderful card and lots of lovely detail,thankyou for joining us at Cupcake this week.
Louise xx

Lynne in NI said...

LOL that's such a fab sentiment ... just perfect for your image! Gorgeous DPs too. Glad to hear you got your files back, its always scary when your pc doesn't co-operate!
Have a great Easter! x

marion said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Karens Doodles, greets Marion

Emma H said...

That is a great sentiment, love it! Thanks for sharing your wonderful card with us at Stamp Fairy this week!

thestampingbug said...

What a great image! She looks like a superhero:)

Thanks for playing in the WoodwareUSA challenge this week. Good luck!!! Kerry

Renata van Miltenburg said...

Great sentiment :) and a super cool card.

Liefs, Karen's Doodles NL!

Renata

Crystal said...

hey girl! what a fab card...i just love it! it looks fantastic! thanks for playing along with us at Pile It On! & hope to see you again soon! hugs

Sharon Peele said...

How cute!! Awesome job on the stitching!! Thanks so much for joining us at LIIU and good luck!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

hee hee Women be a shoppin, that is what I think everytime I see this in blog land today. hee hee Very fun awesome colors.