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Friends 'Til the End Challenge

Today's challenge at PTI is to make a card for our best friend.  This one is for my very (insert every positive superlative here) and dear friend, Sherri.  I just love that girl.  She makes me a better person, and I love the fact that over the course of just a few minutes, we can go from silly to spiritual, and not skip a beat.  We are two transplanted California girls, living on the East Coast, so we look out for each other.
Sherri loves these happy colors, so I thought I'd indulge her.  Thanks to Jenn, I now have a few sheets of Spring Moss cardstock (don't ask me why I haven't gotten that color yet), which I used to mat the sentiment (words are from SU's Amazing to Zany set, which I don't use often enough, and the "friend" was masked from PTI's Believe).  I also thought the left side needed a little charm, so I cut a flower from some leftover paper, punched a hole with my paper piercer, and hung it from a tiny strip of ribbon.  Here's a closeup:

Paper: PTI White, Bitty Baby Blessings patterned, Lemon Tart, Spring Moss
Ink: PTI Berry Sorbet
Stamps: SU Amazing to Zany, PTI Believe
Other: PTI Lemon Tart satin, tiny strip of yellow Offray ribbon, dimensional tape
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  1. Hey Cheryl,

    I love how you stamped all those separate words for the background.

  2. The charm is great. What a good idea!

  3. Oh I love the little charm you made!

  4. I really like how you made your own charm. What a great idea. Lovely colors, too!

  5. your little hanging flower is the cutest thing ever!

  6. I love the card. It is so beautiful. The colors are perfect. You pegged just what colors I like. You are so talented. And creative. And who cares? YOU PICKED ME! SHE PICKED ME! MEMEMEMEMEMEMEMEMEME! I am doing the Snoopy dance of joy! She picked me! And blogged about it/me! The words on the card were clearly handpicked to describe ME ME ME ME ME ME ME. They were such nice words. Who wouldn't want a card like that? I want it. I will wait until after she wins the contest, if I have to, and I can't wait to see what she writes on the inside to ME! I am entirely confident that if everyone had their own Cheryl, everybody would be happier, more well adjusted people. I am willing to share her, but in the end, she is mine, and I pledge my undying friendship to her, which she knows she already had long before she made this card. My kids asked me why I was crying this morning. She picked me, people! And she has no shortage of friends. She is totally popular. I am the contest winner. This is going to be a good day, even though I have to go to the dentist. I hate going to the dentist. Behold the power of a card.

  7. Cute, cute, cute!! LOVE that little charm you made out of the pp! :>

  8. What a nice card, Cheryl, and such a nice comment from a friend! Makes me smile!

  9. Cheryl, the charm is perfect and the use of words like that is genius!!!

  10. Cute cards Cheryl! Love the charm - clever :-)


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