March 12, 2011

Sweet 16!

Hi everyone! Happy Saturday!

My Goddaughter is turning 16 (can't even believe that!) at the end of this month so I sat down nice and early (SO not typical of me) to create her card.

I am LOVING the new Sassy & Sweet set from My Favorite Things, and I knew I wanted to use it to create her Birthday card. I was SO inspired (as always) by the wonderful Jody Morrow and how she added a bit of "oomph" to the leopard pattern from this set (you can see her post HERE). LOVE that idea and couldn't wait to try it myself.

I also used a new embossing folder, Animal Prints from Sizzix, that I picked up on a recent trip to a stamp store with my pals Karen & Ann. I was SO excited about these and I bought them specifically to go with this stamp set. I see that Jody also used this on her card...how awesome is she (must be something about the name...lol!)?

I used last week's sketch from The Sweet Stop for my layout, SSS98 and went with a very "leopard" color combo of Black, Kraft, Chocolate and Cream.

For the focal panel, I've used the AWESOME Die-Namics Sweet Stack Dies. I LOVE these SO much! When inking up the sentiment, I only inked up "sweet" and then, using the Banner Day Alphabet, added in the 16. Some rhinestone flourishes add a bit of bling!



I've finished off the inside as well, with a similar look, but this time, I used the "Happy Birthday" sentiment from More Essential Sentiments. LOVE this set...it really is SO essential!

Here are the Die-Namics I've used on my card today:




Thanks SO much for stopping by!!

Recipe:
Stamps: Sassy & Sweet, Banner Day Alphabet and More Essential Sentiments, all from My Favorite Things
Paper: True Black (PTI), Vintage Cream (PTI), Dark Chocolate (PTI), Kraft (PTI)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Close to Cocoa (SU!) and Chocolate Chip (SU!)
Accessories: Copic Marker (E39), Animal Prints Embossing Folder, Rhinestone Swirls, Die-Namics Sweet Stack Die, Die-Namics Dainty Dots Border and Foam Tape

Jodi

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  2. Ahhh, ever so sweet girlie! Your Goddaughter is going to love it...hope you have a great weekend!

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  3. Perfect for a 16 year old! Sassy, sexy and it's got bling! She'll love it!

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  4. This is a perfect grown-up birthday card for a sweet 16!!!

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  6. HI Jodi! LOVE THIS CARD! Gotta get the embossing folder, like NOW!! haha

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  7. This is GORGEOUS! So perfect for a 16 yo and I am loving that leopard print! Have a wonderful weekend, girlie;)

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  8. Loving the bling...I thought the inside shot was of another card you made! Your goddaughter is going to love it.

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  9. jodi love your card
    xoxo BA

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  10. love the flocus on the sentiment...and the touch of bling

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  11. Love this layout and yummy colour combo. The bling is such a fab touch
    love tasha xx

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  12. So fabulous Jodi...and you KNOW how I feel about this!!

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