Written in the Stars

Happy Sunday, everyone!!  How has your weekend been so far?  Mine has been BUSY.  I planned a surprise baby shower for my friend Meagan, so Friday & all day Saturday until party time my husband (who is so amazing for helping me shop/decorate) & I were busy getting everything ready.  While it might have been a little early for a baby shower...a move to Georgia is possible in the next month for them, and I didn't want her to leave Montana without celebrating with some friends.  I think it turned out pretty darn cute, if I say so myself...tee hee!  She was totally surprised, and even cried a little bit.  Happy tears though...happy ones! :)  Then her mom took us both to The Mustard Seed for dinner last night, and it was SO good.  It was really a very lovely day!

Today my parents are coming over to get some things done in the big city of Missoula...tee hee!  So, we are going to have out with them a bit.  Other than that...I'm not sure what else we have on our plate.  Hopefully some relaxing time!! :)

This past week, Nicole Harper asked me to create a project for one of this week's sketches on the Studio Calico blog!  I was happy to oblige, and I created a card using the card sketch!  I paired together the Atlantic & Sundrifter collections, and this is what it came to be!
Instructions:
1. Make A2 card from white cardstock.
2. Cut background paper slightly smaller, then adhere.
3. Cut three strips of patterned paper, and adhere to the mid-right side of the card.
4. Adhere a vellum frame to the top, then layer a gold tab, Notes tab & circle sentiment to the top.
5. Stamp the first part of the sentiment above the vellum frame, then add letter stickers to finish the circle sentiment.
6. Add gold stars & wood veneer stars to the opposite corners of the circle.
7. Layer a glittered triangle, pink triangle & cut-out sentiment to the bottom.
8. Add three arrow stickers to the bottom right side of the vellum frame.
9. Accent the card with sequins to finish.

I hope you like my sweet little love card...I just love the colors of this, and the bits of gold glitter.  Yum!!  I haven't uploaded the photos from my camera that I took of the shower yet, but I have a couple of IG photos that I can share.
The first one is Meagan showing off the fun cupcakes I made...there is a tiny candy bar behind her that I put together as well.  And the second shot is me, Meagan & her mom, Christy.  I couldn't have pulled this off without Christy...she is the one who figured out a way to get Meagan over here at a very specific time...without any suspicion!! :)

Well, that is all I have for you today!  I hope you have a great rest of your Sunday! 

Until later,
~L.

Supplies:
Cardstock:  WPlus9 (white)  |  Paper: Studio Calico (Atlantic & Sundrifter 6x6)  |  Stamps: Mama Elephant  (Starry Night)  |  Ink: Tsukineko (onyx black)  |  Other: Studio Calico (vellum frame, glittered stars, stickers, wood veneer stars, sequins, bow, printable circle/notes tab)  |  Martha Stewart Crafts (glittered photo corner)

Comments

  1. I just love your card! So beautiful!
    Hugs
    //Cattie

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  2. Such a pretty card and I love the decorations for the baby shower, your friend is very lucky!

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  3. Looks like it was the perfect party, fun, friends and great decor!

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  4. I'm reading...and scrolling...and like dang, where's the pictures of the shower...and there they are! Love seeing these. So fun. And that baby banner is adorable! Ohhh I want to know people who are having babies and/or getting married!
    Love all your layers on this card...you are so amazing...I run out of compliments to give you...my vocabulary doesn't have that many words - ha ha - I love all the parts and pieces..and that card up there with that crepe paper or whatever, love that stuff...need some...now... Have a great day, Miss Lea!

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  5. So pretty! I just love those sequins, and the pop of navy in the card! Such a sweet way of putting so many yummies together! :)

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