Monday, August 15, 2011

My Creative Time August Sneak Peek #1


Before I get started, I'd like to welcome any new visitors from Everyday Cricut!  If you like what you see, please follow or subscribe. :-)  This is a very fun week!  In addition to my being a guest designer at Everyday Cricut, we are doing sneak peaks of the four brand new stamp sets that Emma, at My Creative Time, is releasing this Friday!  You will not get over how cute these stamps are!


I created this card completely in my Gypsy.  It's 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", and I made it by resizing and welding together ovals and rectangle from Gypsy Font.  If you've never tried welding on your Gypsy, I made a quick video explaining how to make this.


Here is the sneak peek.  Emma has created this adorable stitched oval die that I absolutely love!  So many of her sentiments from all different stamp sets will fit in here!  This sweet "Thanks sew much" sentiment is from a brand new set called Home Sewn.


Last month I found the cutest set of Doodlebug brads that just happen to go perfectly with Home Sewn!  I thought the scissors brad looked pretty cute on the crinkle ribbon bow.


Listen up "My Creative Time" friends!  We are giving you an opportunity to win the BEST PRIZES EVER during Sneak Peek Week, with a total of SIX winners being announced during Friday's Stamp release!  All you have to do is leave a comment HERE, as well as on the rest of the design team's blogs for a chance.  There are some AWESOME prizes with this release!  Do you want to know what the "GRAND PRIZE" is?  One lucky winner will be an "Honorary Guest Designer" for the September stamp release.  Yep!  You heard that right!  One winner will receive all four of the new stamps, along with the dies for that month and will be able to join us for the Sneak Peek Week, along with the blog hop!  Here's what to do to qualify:

1.  Spread the word to the world on Facebook & to whatever connections you have about this release.  Let us know that you did so on My Creative Time's Facebook page, OR just tag Emma in your post!

2.  Just comment on ALL of the designers' blogs EVERY DAY during Sneak Peek Week!  That's ALL you have to do to qualify for the BEST giveaways ever!

The winners will "randomly" get chosen, and Emma will announce all six winners on Friday, August 19th, at 8:00 AM PST in her video during the release of this AMAZING new stamp collection and dies! Good luck!

Now, because I am guest designing at Everyday Cricut this week, Emma has also donated her Happy Mail Stamp Set and Embossed Envelope die shown below for me to give away.  Just leave a comment on this post by Saturday at midnight, and I'll announce the winner on Sunday!  Also, if you haven't visited Everyday Cricut today, please stop by to see another fun new project that I have posted over there.  And be sure to stop by My Creative Time to see Emma's sneak peek and to get links to all of the designers' fun sneak peek projects!




Recipe:

Papertrey Ink Kraft Cardstock
The Paper Company Kraft Cardstock
BasicGrey "Life of the Party" Patterned Paper
My Creative Time "Home Sewn" Stamp Set
My Creative Time "Stitched Oval" Die
Papertrey Ink Enchanted Evening Ink
Prairie Bird Boutique Crinkle Ribbon
doodlebug designs inc. boutique brads:  nifty notions assortment

175 comments:

Cindy said...

What a perfect card,Katie!! I love the little scissor...so cute!!! :) Beautiful card!!
Hugs,
Cindy

Kate said...

Love your shaped card, it is perfect.

Hugs
Kate

Docerela said...

Love this card.

TFS

Catarina aka docerela

Amy E said...

What a cute card!! The little scissors just finish it perfectly!

I was just over at Everyday Cricut and saw your project over there too...adorable! That is SUCH a cute idea! I've seen those snack canisters at Target for years, and never even thought about dressing it up like that! Awesome!

amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

Jill_in_AL said...

How perfect with the horizonal striped paper. Love it!

Carolyn/MamaC said...

Your Spool Card is just adorable! What a great stamp set! Don't you just love cute brads! The scissors are perfect!
Carolyn
http://scraproom.blogspot.com

CRAZY4CHRIST said...

Love the card, the little scissors is a great tough!! Thank you for the chance to win Emma's stamp set!!
Kristan
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

CraftyHaff said...

Loving the card...so adorable. Also thanks for the video; I didn't know how to do that on my g. Now I have something new to try.

Cindy said...

AWESOME job Katie,Your card is soo sweet!!:)

Gloria Dasher said...

katie
I Just love how you design the shape thatz awesome great job!

SallyP said...

I love the card and the scissors brad is so cute!

IslandV said...

what a clever idea! too cute! I love it!

Tami B. said...

Just popping over from EC. Cute card & what really sets it off for me is the adorable little brad you used. So cute!

GlendaLea said...

I have some of those Bradshaw! Super cute card

Anonymous said...

This card is wonderful!

I just found out my best friend is moving across the country so I have even more incentive to make cards now!

Thanks for the inspiration,
Michelle
mslaviero@hotmail.com

Lara said...

This is sooooo cool! I came from Everyday Crcut. I love your style. I am a new follower!
lclass003atgmaildotcom

Ami said...

I love your card! It is very creative. What a wonderful giveaway as well.

shutterbuggin said...

Love the card and the new stamp set! Would love to win!

pruttybird said...

That card is sew cute :) Love it.

pruttybird at comcast dot net

Debby said...

What a great card love the way you used the papers. I just came over from Everyday Cricut and am glad I did.

lmkindell1 said...

Cute idea!

Linda

lmkindell1@verizon.net
lindashappyplace.blogspot.com

Kristen said...

This is a sew very cute... YOu did a wonderful job.

Brenda said...

this card is sew cute! I just love it. I do a little sewing myself, so it really caught my eye. I would love to win this stamp set. I have one set of Emma's so far. I saw your creative critter canister too! so talented! thanks for sharing and Emma, thanks for donating the stamp set and die to give away and for picking Katie for your guest designer this week!

Joan Smith said...

This is really a cute card and I always love a play on words....and thanks so much for the chance to win a stamp set....sew very sweet of you :)

Mary Anne P. said...

This is a great card and I can't wait to try the welding on my Gypsy. Love the brad on the bow. mapperlmutter@hotmail.com

Sahily said...

I always love your projects... Thanks for such great ideas! Love Emmas Satamps too!!I would love to win this one :-)

smsaldana@gmail.com

Gloria Westerman said...

How awesome is that.....love this....thank you for sharing....new follower too...

Kelly Braund said...

Love your card, very clever! I'd love to win a stamp set, I have none of hers yet & they're really cute!

Houses Built of Cards said...

This is ADORABLE!!! Those little scissors are TOOO cute!!! And I loved your project over at Everyday Cricut! So cute!!!

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www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

Linnea said...

Very cute card (and critters canister)! Thanks for the giveaway chance.

kimkreations said...

So cute! I just love the colors and stamps you used! The card shape itself is awesome! Thanks for sharing!

Kimberly

Jeri said...

What darling card for a person who sews or quilts. Thanks so much for sharing your welding videow. I just came from the Everyday Cricut sight and saw that adorable decorated canister. Super-duper cute. I love that Campin' Critters cartridge. You're one talented designer. I've looked at some of your other posts and their all fantastic. I've signed up to follow your blog, because you can never have too much inspiration!

Heather DG said...

Congrats on your guest design gig! Love your thimble card - and the scissors brad is perfect! Emma's sets are so amazing - I think she has some of the best out there so thanks for the chance to win!!

Hattie said...

Love the shape card, thanks for the video and Congrats on you guest designer spot! I'm a new follower.

Treva said...

Beautiful card and great project over at Everyday Cricut.

Rachel said...

Love this card! The sentiment is perfect! Just popped over from Everyday Cricut...excited to see what you have the rest of the week! :)

Glora said...

I absolutely LOVE this beautiful spool that you made using ovals and rectangles! AMAZING job, I wondered which cartridge it was on. BEAUTIFUL and congratulations again on your well deserved guest spot! Hugs- Glora

Beverly said...

Your spool card is adorable! Just came from Everyday Cricut and now I'm a follower of your blog. I love Emma's stamps and all the creativity that comes from her design team!

Esther said...

What a fun card!!
Love those little scissors!!!!

Debbie J said...

Just saw you on Everyday Cricut and I love your project there. Came here to your blog and your spool card is so me!! Thanks for the chance to win an Emma stamp.
kilodelta26@yahoo.com

Nanette said...

What a cute card! I'll have to come back later today to watch your video. TFS!

nanettemt at yahoo dot com

kathr said...

popped over from Everyday cricut, so glad I did, what a fun blog, and I just adored what you did with the cannister, soooo cute...will be back tomorrow for another look..hugz kath

Micia said...

oh my goodness! you designed the card too! awesome!! I love it! great job! I think Mrs,Emma stamps are too cute cant wait to see more thanks fro the inspiration


Micia
yellowbirdcreation@gmail.com

mema said...
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liz at liz's paper loft said...

AMAZING! Just too cute! Congrats on your Guest DT spot this week! :)

mema said...

Your card is so cute..I love the spool of thread being a card..
Thank you for a chance to win
mema

Beth said...

This is just terrific! I love sewing and papercrafts, so I LOVE this card! Thank you for sharing and a chance to win.

Evette K. Ciampo said...

Loved your canister over on Everyday Cricut. My first time on your blog and I love it! Have ordered recently several of Emma's stamp set. They are GREAT! I will follow your blog from now on. Great job on this "spool" of thread. The embellie is brillant. Thanks at a chance to win some candy. ekciampo@yahoo.com

pam f said...

WOW i love it...sew darn cute!

jen said...

Katie this came out so cute!!! What a creative card...love it. My Mom loved your card too! :)
tfs
hugs,jen

Evette K. Ciampo said...

Tried to sign-up for your newsletter but would not work. Here is my email: ekciampo@yahoo.com Would like to follow you on my yahoo page. Thanks. ekc

Denise-Scrapmouse said...

What an adorable card! So darn cute. Thanks for sharing.

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Roma said...

Love how you made the card a spool of thread. Very creative.

Sandy from Ukiah said...

The scissors are just perfect... good luck to everyone winning Miss Emma's stamps.. I just brought those 2. :-(

Cheryl W said...

I am a fairly new Cricut user. Love your blog and am excited to be a new follower. Thanks for all your inspiration - I need it! :)

HarleyScrapper said...

Hi Katie, just go to our blog, love it, love your style. Thanks for sharing.

JustJules said...

Saw your project at Everyday Cricut...very talented lady!! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

Julie in Fayette

Julie L. said...

This card is absolutely adorable and "sew" creative!!! :) Thanks for the chance to win!

Julie L.
jlearned at charter dot net

Luv 2 Create said...

Sew clever. Love this card Katie. I would love to turn this into a wall decor piece for my sewing room. Thanks for sharing. I think this new stamp set will be a must have for me.
Marcie

Elizabeth said...

Katie this is SEW Darling! Congrts on your guest designing. Love that too:) http://visionsofpaper.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

You are so creative. You have original ideas too! I'm always looking for different projects to do at home. Plus, I love these stamps! I just came over from Everyday Cricut for the first time! Thanks for sharing!

Kathleen (jbaugh1481@aol.com)

Anonymous said...

Love your site and the card. I will be stopping back often. Wilonestar

Gia said...

Great card!

callyannc said...

I love the colors in this card! So cute!I also love your Campin Critters Jar! So fun! Thanks CallyAnn
http://callyanncraftycreations.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

What a great giveaway!

canana3

mjblahnik56 said...

Cute card. I am a new follower of your blog and a new fan on FB
Found this blog off of Everyday Cricut.

mjblahnik56@hotmail.com

Sue Alger said...

Congratulations on your guest spot. Don't you just love Emma's stamps. And, your card really compliments them Thanks so much for the video. I currently follow your blog and just love it.

gensys2004 said...

This little canister is just adorable, I wished I had thought of this a few weeks back when my grand son went on a hiking trip! He will be going again in the fall and I am definitely going to lift your idea!! P.S. Love the stamp sets and I would love a chance to win it, some appropriate stamps in there to address some post cards for my grand son to use when sending a note home to his parents and grand parents!!

Carrie K said...

That scissor brad is just adorable! I have to find some of those!!

Mel said...

The brad is a perfect touch... great design on your Gypsy.

Scrapendipity said...

This is adorable!! I love this jumbo thread spool you made, Katie. Great way to showcase this set.

HUGS
Shar

Cheri said...

I came over from Everyday Cricut. This card is cute, but the project on EC is supercalifragilisticexpealidocious! What a super idea. I am going to be following your blog. I like what I see. Thanks so much.

www.djssundries.blogspot.com

TheLastOfNine said...

Love the card shape, and also the canister you made.
GloriaH

CraftsManda said...

Wow! I adore this card. That shape is perfect for the sentiment! Great job!!

kim.mom said...

What an AWESOME card!

pcrusberg said...

That's a great card. I'm glad that I found your blog. Thanks!

Cathryn said...

Awesome card Katie!! Your shape is perfect!!! You sure get the most out of your George Cartridge! LOVE IT! Hugs, Cathryn :)

Scrapente said...

wow thats really an unique and simple idea....i love it looks awesome

Kimberly said...

WOW! This shape card is awesome!! Great video and super fun card!!! TFS!
Kimberly
cutie.jensen at gmail.com
hellocutiecrafts.blogspot.com

Sue D said...

Very cute spool card! I came over from Everyday Cricut --love your snack container.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Carol said...

Love the design of the card - and the sentiment is perfect. TFS

Carol
clworkman4 at gmail dot com
http://caroleesscrappinspot.blogspot.com

Java Jen's Creations said...

Absolutely LOVE your card!! What a perfect shape for your sentiment!! Gotta' love our Gypsys!! You are very talented!! Can't wait to see this whole stamp set!!

javajen1 at hotmail dot com

Trell said...

I love it. The paper choice was fantastic and I love that you made a spool card! Awesome, awesome card!

Trell

teachU14 said...

This card is so cute! Love the little scissors on the ribbon :)

www.shortycreations.com

Lisa said...

OMG, that card is so adorable, love that it's the shape of a spool and I love the ribbon and that scissors brad.

ctibbmn said...

Cute card - I especially like the shape of the card and the accents - perfect!!

ctibbmn at yahoo dot com

Janet said...

I love this card it is adorable great idea.
http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/

purplemel said...

sweet love this card thx for sharing

Cheryl said...

In a funk Hope I win!!!!!

image queen said...

Thanks sew much for the opportunity to win.

Linda said...

Oh my goodness this is so or sew clever! I love the way you created the spool. I can't wait to see what you come up with tomorrow.

Emily said...

This is sew cute :) I am loving the new set! Congrats on Everyday Cricut this week as well! That is really exciting!

Jamie said...

Very cute spool-shaped card! I love seeing gypsy creations! Awesome job!

Jamie
Http://oohlalapaperie.blogspot.com

Ashley said...

How adorable! I just love your shaped card!!

Ashley
ScrappinAsh at gmail dot com

OCCricut said...

Came over from Everyday Cricut!!! LOVE the project you did there and your Sew card is adorable!!!!
Thanks for sharing the Gypsy video too!
I'm now a follower!!

Melanie said...

Cute, cute little envelope die! TFS!

Rachel said...

How amazing that you were featured on Everyday Cricut! It must've been so thrilling! You definitely deserved it though; such great work!

Just A Pac Rat said...

The shaped card is lovely. TFS

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Jennifer S. said...

Cute card! I am already a follower of your blog and everyday cricut too! I would love to win this stamp set and die!

Darlene said...

I'm already a follower of your blog, so I got to see this twice today - once from you and once from Everyday Cricut!! It is adorable! I LOVE the way you simulated the stitched oval die to create the spool, and then incorporated it for the sentiment.

Ester said...

Katie, this is one very nice card.

Cassandra said...

Cute card! And great project on Everday Cricut! Super creative!

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cassandracaubleatyahoodotcom

TeresaK said...

I have never seen brads like the scissors! How adorable...and perfect for your card! Great job...thank you for being the guest on EveryDay Cricut! Glad to find your blog!
Would love to win Emma's wonderful products!
Thanks for the chance!

Geri said...

Great inspiration! Thank you so much for the chance to win! Can't wait to see the new stamps!

Darlene said...

sew, sew cute! TFS

Darlene
desaucier at bellsouth dot net

Christy said...

I really love the spool card. My mom is a retired seamstress, so I grew up sewing and I thought your card is adorable!
Christy
www.thescrappyredheads.blogspot.com

Maribel said...

This is such a great card! Awesome tutorial!
Maribel
ilovescrapping.blogspot.com

Evelyn said...

I love how you did this card. TFS
Evelyn
evinadas.blogspot.com

Ive_Boricua_Girl said...

So cute...lovely..

Ivette_aviles@yahoo.com

Leanne said...

First off let me say a HUGE Congrats to you for being the Guest designer this week on Everyday Cricut! They couldn't have picked a more talented person than you! Your projects are always so jaw dropping! I love how you made your own shape card and the paper is totally awesome! Hugs, Leanne

Anonymous said...

Love your card...great video. barbara (bsieving@gmail dot com)

Sherrie K. said...

What a awesome shaped card Katie!!! Your projects are always fun and inspiring! Thanks so much for taking the time to do a video, great instructions!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Candice said...

You did a wonderful job! Now I have something new I can do on my gypsy.

http://stampinpearls.blogspot.com

Jessica said...

What a great card...thanks for sharing :)
tinksgym@yahoo.com

Gladys said...

Hi! What a cute card, thanks for sharing your talent, you make it easy because for me ideas are hard to come by. Sew thanks for all of your great work.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super project!
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Carri~Abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

lindagk23 said...

This card is so adorable! I love the thread spool card you created! Such a great idea! Love th3e stamp set too! Thanks for sharing! lindagk23

Sew Sweet N Crafty said...

I love that stamp set. You have some cool stuff.
sewsweetncrafty.blogspot.com

Mercedes Pineiro said...

Very beautiful I really love it. Thanks for the tutorial.

Brenda66 said...

Your Card Is Too Cute! Just Love The Scissors, Makes The Card Adorable!

bolvera66@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I've sewn all my life so that card really touched my heart. Love it. I am a new follower and will be back often to check out your projects.

Sue
rolfe974@prodigy.net

by Frank-LEE Speaking... said...

I SEW Love this card. It's the cutest. Smooches... Felicia

Addicted Scrapper said...

Thank you for the video!! I love the card, love the set and die....Love everything!!!!!

TFS!

Alina
alina.luis@live.com

Mercy's Pages said...

Love the spool shaped card. This would be perfect for my mom that used to sew all the time. I really hope I win the stamp set, I have fallen head over heals for that envelope. It's the cutest :) Mercy

Anonymous said...

I really love the coordination you have in this card -- the spool is so cute!!

TFS
Bridget
NermalJuly14@yahoo.com

Sahily said...

Such a great card and stamps!! Love it!!

Katie said...

The little scissors was totally meant to be!

Jeanne said...

I love this card! You always make such super cute projects! Thanks for sharing them!

Scrappin with the bug said...

Wow wow wow - I love this card. I love your instructions showing us how you made it. Looks great loving the patterned paper.

thanks for all your great ideas.

terri_ski at yahoo dot com

lydia said...

wow xxx what a great card xxx

TyTynNiyasmom said...

Thanks for the tutorial. The card is wonderful. The ribbon and little scissors make it perfect. TFS.

Candace
mypassion4scrappin.blogspot.com

Donna and Sara said...

Really creative. Love the sweet little details too.

ehbost said...

Love the spool format, too cute!

sweetlilscrapper said...

super cute, i love shaped cards!

sweetlilscrapper.blogspot.com
sweetlilscrapper at hotmail dot ca

Marissa said...

Your card is adorable! The scissors are the perfect touch! Love the stamps!

rissaflor atyahoo dotcom

Amy's Designs said...

This is one of my favorite cards. TFS

Danka Doo said...

Love how you used the striped paper on the spool. And I agree, the scissors add the perfect finishing touch.

I love the cannister on Everyday Cricut. My son just returned from camp and I would have loved to make something like this for him. I forget to take a packaged item and simply dress it up into something extra special.

Doris P. said...

love the 3d effect the card gives. i am a lousy welder.. lol the card & sentiments are perfect and much wanted!!
parkernana5@cox.net

Mimi said...

What a creative way to use those new dyes! Wonderful my friend!

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SaraBug said...

Cute card. Can't wait to see the new release. thanks for the video.

Scrappin Dhilly said...

Love your card, too cute!

scrappindhilly at gmail dot com

GreenScrap said...

That is genius!! Awesome card!!
TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

Jenny said...

What a cut card! Love it :)

Jenny
jennykingham at att dot net

Karenan said...

This card is so creative! What a great way to showcase the new stamps!

aremus said...

Very nice cards! I love this stamp set! TFS!!

Amandaremus at gmail dot com

tina said...

This is cute, especially the little scissors.

Julie said...

I love to create cards like this with my Gypsy - great idea and very very cute card!

Joy Campbell said...

This card is adorable.

bonnie said...

Oh sweetie this is the cutest shaped card EVER! ;) hUGS X

jessica said...

WOW! This is "sew" adorable!!
TFS
jessica
chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
eschfamily@yahoo.com

Martha galvez said...

Great Job. I lovwe this card, makes me wan to pick up my Gypsy again. Thanks for sharing.

Daisylove Creations said...

This is "sew" fantastic, couldn't help myself..lol :0) I really love your card and that sentiment is just perfect!
TFS,
Diana
daisylovecreations.blogspot.com

surfnfroggie said...

I really love this card! The little scissor brad really is a great finishing touch!

Carol L said...

OMG...What a wonderful idea and what a great video! Love the little scissors, too cute! Have a blessed day!
HUgs, Carol L.
Godsjem08 at gmail.com

Amanda said...

What a great idea!! Love this!

amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

VICTORIA said...

Wow another one. Girl you are on a roll. I love this card great job on it.

Pam (AKA CraftyK) said...

Wow another awesome card! Fantastic job! Thanks for the video.

Georgi said...

Katie, I love the shape of your card. It is so creative of you to make it using your gypsy out of shapes. I would of never thought of making a sewing bobbin. This card is amazing! I must try it on my gypsy. Thanks for sharing! (And for the video!)

Cynthia said...

I just love the idea you had to use that piece to make a spool of thread! SO FUN! Great job!

Gabriela Sandoval said...

Cute card and I love all the detail and of course the great stamp.

Gaby

gaby@hispaniclifestyle.com

Scott & Ann said...

This is a perfect card for all those who sew & quilt. I just LOVE it!
anndiehl@centurytel.net

Beverly Jordan said...

This is "sew" cute!! LOL! I love your designs and thanks so much for the tutorial!
Beverly Jordan
jordanbev5@yahoo.com

Northwoodszoo said...

I sew, sew love this, especially the little scissors touch. Too cute!

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

I absolutey LOVE how you did this card! So cute!

Stacey
staceyscreativecorner.blogspot.com

Tricia said...

"Sew" pretty! Love this stamp set!!!

Theresa said...

Love everything about your card! Amazing! Love your videos too:)

quilt4fun2 said...

Wonderful job on the video and the card...Emma's new release is going to be very good.
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

Kristi said...

Lovin' that you designed this on your Gypsy. I love mine and love to push the availability of designs by making my own merging of shapes.

Kristi
kidshomelove at yahoo.com

Kerri S, said...

Sew adorable :)

cricutharper said...

Adorable card. I love how you made it look like a spool of thread! Very creative.

Barbara said...

Super cute, love the new stamps and dies.

bboo said...

Beside cardmaking and scrapbooking, I quilt with my mom. This will be really cute for her. Love the new stamps and dies!!!!!!!!

Kristin said...

Looove this. Makes me really want a Gypsy! Hehe

craftylizard said...

What a great card! You are very talented!! TFS
craftylizard at gmail dot com

Erica said...

Love this Card! It just gives me one more reason to put the Gypsy on my Christmas list!