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Thanks to a friend

Okay, so I'm a feast or famine blogger. I'll try to do better about that...Anyway, here's a card I made for my friend, who was so kind to me on my birthday. My very dear husband called her and asked her to babysit my youngest boy so he and I could hang out together that morning (he had taken the day off). I'm sure most of you would've done something glamorous, but we went to Costco. I'm sure we'll retire there--you know, hang out, read some books, check out the samples for snacks, get creeped out by the crabs on ice, stop for lunch--hmm, hot dog or pizza?, go back and test out the furniture, etc. Don't tell me you won't do the same thing. My husband and I have a disagreement about which is the happiest place on earth. I say it's Disneyland, of course, but he says it's the freezer aisle at Costco.

Oh yeah, this is a card blog. Sorry. Back to the card. Still using the Friends 'Til the End set I love so much. I used the Fresh Snow ink from PTI, and I'm amazed at how crisp it is. It doesn't take long to dry, either. This card is super simple and fast, but it packs a punch. The Ocean Tides paper is layered on a white card base. I just didn't cut it for a border like I sometimes do, but I still hid the back of the ribbon this way.


Paper: PTI Ocean Tides, White, Dark Chocolate
Ink: PTI Fresh Snow, SU Chocolate Chip
Stamps: PTI Friends 'Til the End, Out On a Limb
Other: PTI Dark Chocolate satin ribbon, SU silver cord, 1/16" hole punch
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  1. Great card! I love seeing the fun things you've made with this set.

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  2. ahhh its perfect..happy belated B-day girl!!!

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  3. I like your new hair color!

    Love Costco as well. I spend entirely too much time and too much money there, but it is great and they have a cheap lunch.

    Great card. I haven't played with the flowers much from this set, mostly just the sentiment but I love your card!!!

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  4. I love all your Friends for Life cards. Great job cutting out all those flowers. Happy B-Day!

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  5. Costco! lol :> You look really nice as a brunette!

    Elegant card! I just LOVE that flower (unfortunately, do not own it yet, though!) and I like the simple color scheme you have here...simply elegant! :>

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  6. Gorgeous card, Happy belated b-day and love the new profile pic!

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