Happy weekend, all! We spent Thanksgiving with close friends and had a wonderful time. I also got some shopping done on Black Friday, how about you? =)

Today's card is dedicated to a sweet and wonderful blog friend - Virginia! If you know her, you know that she is always so encouraging and delightful. She love sharing her amazing talent at making cards and cooking with us and I always enjoy reading her posts.

I picked Merry for my card because she reminds me of Virginia. Mmmmm.... I'll have to try your cooking and baking in person one day, girl! =) Merry is stamped on PIT's Stamper's Select White cardstock, colored with Copic markers then cut and embossing with a Curved Rectangles die using the out of the frame technique.

The patterned paper is from Restoration collection by Crate Paper and the sentiment is from Papertrey Ink.  Virginia is celebrating her up coming birthday and is having a fun contest, check out the details here. Thank you so much for all your support and inspirations, Virginia! I am so happy to have met you! Hope you have a wonderful celebration on your big day and I hope you have many fabulous ones to come! =)

This card is also for Krafty Girl Challenge #106. The challenge theme is Thank You/Thankful/Gratitude. I know I didn't use a thankful-ish sentiment, but I am hoping the symbolic meaning of the card/intention will work for the challenge as I am truly thankful for meeting Virginia. =)

Have a beautiful weekend and thanks for stopping by!

cardstock: (white, kraft) Papertrey Ink
rubber stamp: (Merry) Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps
clear stamp: (sentiment) Papertrey Ink
patterned paper: Crate Paper
dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko
archival ink: (Jet Black) Ranger Industries
fiber: (seam binding) Lawrence Schiff Silk Mills, Inc.
accents: (pearl) Whiff of Joy Stamps, (paper doily) Wilton
die: Spellbinders
tools: (die-cut machine) Provo Craft, (Corner Chomper) We R Memory Keepers, (border punch) Fiskars, (sewing machine)
other: (foam tape) 3M, (foam squares) Recollections
Copics used:
skin: E11, E00, E000, R20
hair: E09, E07, R08, R05, R02
dress: E21, E51, E50
apron: E25, YR24, YR31, R37, R35, R32
stocking, shoes: E21, E51, E50, E25, YR24, YR31, R37, R35, R32
mitten: YG67, YG17, YG03
turkey: E25, E35, YR24, YR31, R39, R37, R35, R32, Y13, Y11
ground/shadow: W9, W7, W5, W3, W1, W00, 0
card size: 5" x 5"


Marja Rolfes said…
Hey Alice! I hope your Thanksgiving was blessed!
Beautiful card! Wonderful colors!
Dutch Tulip
Dotty Jo said…
Gorgeous card Alice, love KK stamps! I'd welcome some tips and hints about the out of the frame technique please as i'm not sure how to achieve it successfully, Jo x
Courtney K said…
such a fun card Alice!
Maria Therese said…
Beautiful card sweetie!!
~amy~ said…
such a cute card Alice!!!
artfuldelight said…
Oh my goodness that image is so super cute!! Great card!!
Tracey said…
Beautiful colouring and card!
Stamping Cafe said…
Gorgeous card, Alice! Your coloring is impeccable!! Love your gorgeous design! Hope you had a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving, lots of love and hugs!!
Anne said…
Such a fabulous design and it makes me think of Virginia too!
Kelly Booth said…
LOOOOOOOOOOVE this....Soooo cute!!! We are packing and moving REAL busy right now!! Wanted to let you know we will be in CA the week of Dec. 9th....xoxoxo!
Geraldine said…
Very beautiful card, great image and colouring, best wishes.
farmhouse-story said…
such a pretty card, alice!
Virginia L. said…
Aw.. Alice! This is utterly sweet! I only wish I am as graceful and lovely as Merry in this image here! Again your design and coloring just blow me away! I love the doily and pattern paper you chose for this design! Thank you for making my birthday extra special! It's been such a delight to know you through our card-making and blogging! I am truly blessed to call you my friend! HUGS!
Beate said…
Girl, you are rocking the Kraftin' Kimmie stamps! Beautiful coloring and card!
Hugs and smiles
alexandra s.m. said…
I love it Alice!
so perfect for our common Friend!
Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!
June Nelson said…
How lovely!! the image is coloured wonderfully and I love that rainbow coloured background paper xxxxx
Merry said…
How could I not pop in with a post heading like that. :-) Wonderful card Alice. Love that background paper and doily
BabyBokChoy said…
That image is entirely and way too cute!!! what a lovely sentiment too :)
yyam said… cute! Really love the colors! :)
Such a fun project and the colors are gorgeous! Perfect for Thanksgiving. :D
Tiffany Ervin said…
This card is too perfect for Virginia, definitely was made for her! Love the turkey and coloring of her hair in red!

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