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I'm back--finally!

Seriously. What happened to me? November? I haven't blogged since November? Well, I suppose the Holidays did me in. And I don't even make my family's Christmas cards. Anyway, I really have been making plenty of things in my few spare moments, so I'll post them as I can.
This card is one of a set I made for my friend who got married last month. She is pretty amazing. I used their last name initial, then his on the left and hers on the right. I have no idea if that is kosher or not. It was difficult to capture on camera, but I used a rectangle Nestability to dry emboss the middle of the card. I then heat embossed the frame from PTI's Piece of Cake. Simple and elegant.
Paper: PTI White
Ink: Versamark, Versafine Onyx
Stamps: PTI Piece of Cake, Trajan Alpha, Simple Alpha
Other: Filigree embossing powder-silver, Rectangle Nestabilities

In other news: This is the picture we used for our Christmas card. Because we're ridiculous. We saw a portrait of Brigham Young this summer, and it was of the back of his head. Framed and on the wall and everything. We couldn't pass up that idea...Yes, I really do have 6 kids. And yes, that ugly statue is made of rebar. My husband tells me it can hold 8 hats. It has since been removed from the mantel.



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  1. Beautiful embossing on that card, Cheryl!! And what a GREAT photo of your family!! It's so unique and fun!

    Can't wait to see more of your creations in 2010!!

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  2. I love how the little one's face is the only one we can see. That's pretty cute. And your card for your friend is gorgeous! I love the embossed swirl. It's so elegant.

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  3. Lovely embossing on the card -- both with the nesties and the ep! And I love your family photo! Too awesome!

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  4. WELCOME BACK Cheryl!! We MISSED you! I ADORE the card.. and your photo is so CUTE.. what a FUN idea!!!

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  5. Welcome back. Such an elegant card. Love the photo!

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  6. Very elegant card, and what a fun photo!

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  7. I see you had one rebel peeking the other way. That photo is DARLING! Oh my goodness, send that little baby over this way, I'll sit anytime. And that is a nice card too. I can see why you do so much laundry and I'm amazed you ever find time to stamp.

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  8. OMG! that photo is priceless. You guys sound like way too much fun. I love it.

    Your card is awesome too!

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  9. LOL I love your family photo! How clever!!! Your card is gorgeous!!

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  10. Beautiful card & cool family foto :)

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  11. Love the card! I am a big fan of CAS cards. I really love your photo... the way the baby is peeping back... its adorable!

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  12. Your card is simple and gorgeous! I love it! Your Christmas family photo is so funny--I love your littlest one looking at the camera, cute! The back of your hair looks great, btw!!

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  13. I love it too! And I'm thankful you took that rebar statue down. lol

    Hugs! Happy New Year again!
    Em

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  14. Cute card - and your Christmas photo cracks me up!!

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  15. the monogramed card is simply elegant, the embossing really brings out the sophisticated look. Oh and the family pic is hilarious, I think I will ask the mister about doing that Lol though I'm not sure the kiddos would cooperate.

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  16. Your card is very elegant and the picture is wonderful!

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  17. Hey, that's my card! I clicked on your blog from facebook, and I was telling Cam that you were the one who gave us the monogrammed cards (we love them!) and lo and behold ...

    Also, I love the Christmas card. Do you think if I wait about 15 years and copy you, anyone will realize it?? :)

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