Wednesday, January 19, 2011

warm happiness too...

Happy Wednesday!!
I am gonna have another quick post for you today...Mike and I have a few shows to catch up on (Tuesday night is when I am typing my actual post), (boy I LOVE my DVR!!!).

My MIL celebrated her birthday on Sunday, and since pink is one of her favorite colors, I had to go with a bright pink color. I was also anxious to ink up my new PTI stamp set, Warm Happiness Too, and since my MIL is a coffee drinker, it was a done deal. I also used my new Circle/Scalloped Circle Nestabilies (which I purchased with a Hobby Lobby holiday gift card), and popped the coffee mug up with a pop dot. Not sure if you can tell from the photo...but I also added some Crystal Effects on the stamped coffee area, which made it look like real coffee inside the mug *the things that get me excited, LOL*.

birthday warm happiness 2_0003

And I am slowly but surely plugging away at editing my November/December photos~just had to post this one of me and Hershey (I LOVE that little doggie!!).

Hersh and me rs

Have a Wonderful Day!!

28 comments:

Jodene said...

Gorgeous care Gretchen, I am sure your MIL will love it! I really like the addition of the crystal effects too :)
And I love that photo of you and Hershey. He looks like he has a lot of personality for a little dog, so cute!
I put in an order for some new PTI on Sunday, now the torturous wait for it to get here. I hate the waiting part. lol

Jodene said...

You know I meant 'card' right? I should really proof read before I hit publish.

nitestamper said...

Very CUTE!!!!!!
Just the right touches!!!!
tfs:)

Emma said...

Great card, love it :)

Kara said...

cute card!! love your specs!

Pam W. said...

Cute card. Love the colors. And such a cute little friend that you have.

Cathy Weber said...

Very cute card, the crystal effects was such a smart idea. Totally adds to the illusion of coffee. Great job on the blog hop, that sweet puppy is awful cute too!

Helen F. said...

Love your cuppa card. Great colors, your MIL will love it for sure. And the photo of you and Hershey are too adorable :o)

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

I have a weakness for all things coffee, great card.

Amy said...

I love your card and that polka dot ribbon was just the right touch!

I LOVE your haircut....super super cute! I'm trying to grow mine out and I may just have to try this one out!

Diane Jaquay said...

My goodness, don't know which is cuter, your card or your dog!!!

Anne said...

Wonderful card! I love the colors and the dots on the ribbon and on the cup!

Elizabeth Hart said...

Love that coffee cup card! So cute - so is little Hershey

Terri E. said...

Fun and adoralbe. LOVE your little dog as well! Thanks for your hard work in the PTI challenge.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

Just beautiful Gretchen!

Tracey Cuccia said...

What an adorable card...makes me feel all warm and fuzzy :) I'm sure MIL will love it -- and let me just say, Hershey is SOOO cute! What a great photo of you both :) TFS~

leish said...

Your colors are wonderful! Love this card!

Laurie said...

Super cute! Love the cut out!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Nice clean and precise card! GREAT photo of and you and your cutie!

Annheidel said...

Sweet card!

Jen Carter said...

Love this card! It is so cute!! I bet that the crystal effects looks awesome! Love your color combo, it is just such a happy card!

Kay said...

I love the crystal effects "coffee", and a beautiful color combo, too!

Stephanie said...

Beautiful card.....I just love the colors. I have to say though.....the picture of you and Hershey steals the show. He's definitely a cutie-pie!

Amy Beth said...

Really cute! The details are just perfection!

Purrfect Paper Creations said...

Adorable card--just love the pink and black! And your little dog is just so cute!

Chris L.

Linda said...

Love your color combo! Gorgeous card!

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