Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Oh what a day !!!!!


Hello my dear friends !!! I hope your day was well. I tell you my day was well I don’t know the word to use lol

I have seen these gorgeous Book Cards on everyone’s blog , but had never seen the directions until Michelle Roos posted the directions on Whiff of Joy’s Inspiration Blog. Well the directions was great so very clear, but me and the book part had plenty of fights !!!!! LOL Oh I could not get that to work right so I just walked away from it for awhile and then finally got the idea to use Score Tape, So that helped me out some. I was so glad to get that part of the card done, I don’t think I will be trying this anytime soon lol But after all day and finally getting it done I am pleased at hoe it turned out.


I have used one of these gorgeous Hanglar images that a friend sent me. Oh aren’t they cuties??? She has been colored with my copic’s.

I used Bazzill paper for the base and my patterned paper is from K&Co.  All papers have been distressed with my distress it all and then sponged with Vintage Distressed Inks.


My dear friend at work is having a birthday tomorrow but this will be late to her as I don’t go back to work till next week. But what I had gotten her will fit inside her so that worked out great.


I used the Martha Stewart Heart border punch on the front here and added some flat pearls to the spellbinder circle die. The ticket sentiment is from Whimsy Stamps. (loving this set) The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and the leaf is from Magnolia, I also have a couple of branches under the flowers from MS. The ribbon I believe I got from HL.


Now here is a side view of the card

book front side

And here is the inside. I have added some lace to the top of the book box and then used a spellbinder die also for the base of the sentiment. This circle sentiment is also from Whimsy Stamps.

book inside


I used the sketch over at Mojo Monday for the front of the card book and am also entering this into the Lovely Hanglar Challenge Blog for the recipe ( 3 flowers, 2 brads, 1 ribbon. I am also entering this into the Just Magnolia Challenge Blog where it is Anything Goes, and also PaperTake Weekly Challenge Blog for Anything Goes

Well this is all I got accomplished today so I do  hope you enjoy. I will be back tomorrow with my final Simply Adorable. Are you all stalking Funky Kits?
There coming soon !!!!!!!!

Sending Big Hugs and thank you so much for your lovely comments.


  1. This is gorgeous Donalda. What a lot of work but well worth it. Must check out that tutorial.

    It's really nice to see you busy again. Hope you're getting better every day. Just remember to rest sometime lol!!

    Kat xx

  2. wow this is just far too gorgeous for words!!! Hugs Juls

  3. This looks absolutely astonishing - love the lace edge & it's so prettily feminine. Shall have to go investigate that tutorial - i think this would take me a week to get looking anywhere near like this beauty.
    Take care.
    Much love
    Paula (PEP)

  4. This is so beautiful Donalda, but I really wouldn't have a clue where to start! It would surely take me a month of Sundays to make something so intricate!
    Your friend will love it and it's definitely worth the little wait until you're back at work.

    Love Elaine xxx

  5. So glad that you're feeling well enough to be crafting again, Donalda and the results are spectacular!
    Diane x

  6. So very beautiful!!! I am sur eyour friend will love it.
    Thank you for blog hopping with the Zutter Zisters.

  7. Wow Donalda...this is stunning, hun!!!! Everything about it is GORGEOUS!!! I may have to make one of these myself. Maybe this weekend when I'm relaxing from a week of work!!! Hugs sweetie. Pat Frank

  8. Oh what a lucky friend she is!

  9. Well this turned out gorgeous Donalda! The colors are so pretty and the image is just darling!!
    Hope all is well and Happy New Year!

  10. Oh Donalda, I am drooling here cos this is just gorgeous chick. I might be tempted to have a go at this but it does look like it's a little tricky. Love the image - your colouring is so on the money - and the lace is so pretty. Hope you are OK sweet friend and thank you for joining us over at PTW. Hugs, Dawny xxx

  11. Oh how very pretty Donalda! Your friend will be so excited! Well I know I would be ;-) Beautifully colored and I love the lace!! Stunning creation!
    Thanks for playing with us at LHO!


  12. hiya sweetie, wow this is one fantastic creation.. love it to bits, even though it sounds as though it drove you mad.. :) was well worth the end result . Might have to have a go at this one myself.. though i don't think that i have as much patients as you..
    take care sweetie.xx

  13. Oh Donalda, I want to make one now!!!! Gorgeous work! Love the lace and what a great nestie!!!! The is just amazing!!!
    Hope you are feeling well and can eat now!!!
    Hugs, Dena

  14. Hi Donalda dear!!! First of all let me tell you ........HAPPY HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
    Well.... your creation is totally fantastic!!! Lovely details and super sweet image!!!
    I wish you and your family all the best for the new year.
    Huge hugs, Giò

  15. Oh this is just darling! You did an amazing job in this and it must have taken you a long time! Stunning! :D


  16. Wow! What a stunning creation! I love it!

    Thanks for joining us at "lovely hÄnglar only",


  17. Such a gorgeous creation! Thanks for playing Mojo Monday!


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