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Monday, May 22, 2017

Celebrate! It's Your Day

Hello and Happy Monday!

I hope you all had a marvelous weekend. Mine was very uneventful and that was just fine with me. I got home from Colorado Springs around 7:00 pm on Friday in time for a little Happy Hour and dinner with some of our neighbors. The same group had dinner together on Saturday too. Friday at our home and Saturday at the neighbors.

Work meetings in Colorado Springs were good. Just our "team" with a few guests. It was a trip that we earned last year, so while there was some meetings, we also got half day off. I had a great massage. We stayed at the Garden Of the Gods resort. The weather was interesting. Here's a picture of Pike's Peak on Wednesday, late afternoon:

And here's the same view on Thursday morning:

Yes, that's snow on May 18! During the day, there was snow, rain, hail, sleet, wind and sun. As I said, interesting weather.

Since you're really here for a card, I'll get to it. Mr. Personal Chef's birthday is at the end of the month. Using this week's Freshly Made Sketch, I made this for him last night.

Using the new SU In Color, Lemon Lime Twist ink, I repeatedly stamped the lime from the Altenew set called Simple Fruits onto X-Press It Blending card stock.  I trimmed it to match the top layer of the sketch and then glued it to a card base of Lemon Lime Twist card stock. The focal image are dies from Hero Arts called Martini Fancy Dies. The sentiment is from Hero Arts as well and stamped in another new SU In Color called Fresh Fig. I added SU In Color enamel dots around the card for embellishments.

Here's a look at the inside. Images are from Hero Arts Birthday Celebration set.

It's an office day for me today so I better get back to work. I wanted to get this posted before the posting ended.

Thanks for looking in,

Stamps: Simple Fruits set by Altenew and Birthday Celebration by Hero Arts
Paper: SU Lemon Lime Twist and X-Press It Blending card stocks
Ink: SU Lemon Lime Twist, Fresh Fig, Basic Gray
Other: Hero Arts Martini Fancy dies, Die-namics Fishtail Flags die, SU In Color enamel dots, Fiskars corner punch, the Big Shot, dimensionals


  1. I love this, Colleen! It is one of my favorites. I love a good martini! Congrats on your win! XX

  2. This is such an awesome card! I love your limes and martini glass! Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

  3. I love your sketch card, so fun with the glass and the bright green limes!


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