Sunday, May 29, 2011


You know how we all buy a zillion stamps and papers and ribbons and stuff we HAVE to have RIGHT THIS SECOND because they're SO CUTE? And then you know how these sit on a shelf, virginal and forgotten, living in the shadow of other crafty items, which are perhaps no more deserving, but maybe closer to your work surface...

Well I have to say, challenges are what make me go back and give some love to the still new stamps I've never used, and today's card is no exception. I squealed when I saw the Tuesday Trigger this week because I knew I had just such an untouched stamp crying out for this challenge. Here's the inspiration image:

And here's my card...
Stamps: Northern Hearts (Retired), Bird on a Branch (Retired) Ink: Basic Black 
Paper: Whisper White, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie 
Accessories: Poppy Parade and Pumpkin Pie Markers, Label Punch, Oval Punch, Embossing Folder

Is that stamp a PERFECT match or what???

SEE - there IS a reason that we MUST hoard these pretty things. Game, set, match, stampers!! :)

Hope you're having a fun lazy Sunday.


  1. O M G, and SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! It is PERFECTION!!!!! I think I held out and didn't get that set. ;/

    NICE JOB! And thanks for the justification for EVERY stamp set I have ever purchased. :)

  2. I agree...this is a totally perfect match, Lydia!! ♥ Hope you're having a great Memorial weekend!!

  3. Perfect! I have that vintage set of bowls, too!

  4. Wow, must have ESP or something. What a perfect match! I agree with the above comment...thanks for the justification for every piece of everything I have in my craft room!

  5. Adorable!! And thanks for reminding me that I have that set! It was SO cute that I just had to have it. Not sure it's even seen ink yet. But I appreciate the reminder that this set doesn't have to only be used for Christmas... thanks!

  6. Yes, yes, yes!!! That is the perfectiest of stamps! Pretty cool card.

  7. Argh, if only "The Wallet" (aka Hubby) would buy that rationalization...methinks no. Boo, hiss.
    I love this layout - the polka-dotted layer - the PERFECTION of the just makes me happy :)

  8. {love} the colors are divine - great take on the trigger! hugs!

  9. You nailed it! Couldn't be more perfect than this.

  10. Hey Lydia! What a sweet approach to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

  11. Oh, No, You, Didn't...DID!!! Nailed this one, perfection!


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