Friday, September 21, 2012

Golden

***I have a card featuring washi tape from the Artful Delight September Kit
in my first from today, please scroll down for a look-see!***


Welcome to The Craft's Meow's September Release Blog Hop! You should have arrived from Julie Ranae's blog, or you can start at the beginning over at The Craft's Meow!

The in-laws are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary next year, and "the kids" are already in full planning mode. We have to proceed with caution though, as they are not the big party type people however we want their day to be extra special. Any suggestions?

The Craft's Meow


One thing that I absolutely love about The Craft's Meow stamps are their versatility and ability to be combined, even when designed by two different designers! Today my card features pattern elements from Elizabeta's Lovely Oval Set and the sentiment is from my set, Golden Days. (Did you know that Golden Day's is September's Gift with a $50 purchase so you can stock up on your favorite sets...)




I stamped the scallop pattern directly onto the card base and then embossed it, as well as onto a piece of gold tissue paper which was then fussy cut. I embossed another of the patterns included in Lovely Ovals and trimmed it out. To finish the card, I embossed two sentiments, the larger one from Golden Days directly onto the card base as well, and the Anniversary from Lovely Ovals onto a trimmed piece of cardstock. This was attached with a pin that has a been tied with a bow. Speaking of embossing, I'm going to link this up to Simon Says Stamp Challenge: Embossing!

So glad that you stopped by today to help celebrate this month's release! You can be eligible to win all six new sets from The Craft's Meow by visiting and making a unique comment on each design team member's blog. The deadline to comment is 9:00 pm PDT, on Sunday, September 23rd.

Your next stop on the hop is Lindsay Amrhein!

69 comments:

  1. Wow what an amazing Way to make borders - love it.

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  2. Perfect ...stunning card Karen... you nailed the theme!!!! I love it... hugs...xoxo

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  3. Lovely card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  4. This is beautiful!! I'm sure they'll love this beauty :) Good luck coming up with a plan - it's hard to decide what to do if they're not party people.. I keep thinking a cruise would be perfect for a couple celebrating that many years together. Expensive though!

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  5. Great card. Good luck with the party/gift plans! TFS.

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  6. 50 years...that's totally awesome. Your card is gorgeous! Love all the embossing and of course, I love the sentiment.

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  7. Gorgeous card, Karen! I love your new set!

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  8. Love the new set. Gorgeous design on your card.

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  9. Could there be a more perfect card for a 50th anniversary?! Love all the lovely lacey details, Karen!

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  10. Beautiful card, the border stamping looks great : )

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  11. Love the simple but, fabulous design!! The embossing is wonderful. Love the clipped sentiment. Your set is fabulous!

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  12. Gorgeous! The technique on the borders/layering is perfect, and I love the stick pin.

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  13. Gorgeous Anniversary card!!! Love the embossing and the sentiment pin!! Beautiful work! Have a wonderful weekend!!

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  14. Very nice. The way u had left it to b simple makes it attractive. Love the golden days stamp with the gold background n lace.

    hugs
    Catherine Joseph
    http://vidhucreations.blogspot.in/

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  15. so gorgeous...love it Karen..

    Happy Friday..

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  16. Your card is the perfect example of vintage elegance! Love it and the new release stamps! My favorite is the Vintage Clocks!

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  17. Great card!! Love your stamps from the new release again, Karen! great work!!

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  18. Fabulous card. Great pairing of the golden layers.

    Be blessed, Beckie
    Stampin' Up Independent Demonstrator
    http://justbcreativecrazy.blgospot.com
    Save~10% shop w/me

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  19. So were you two in cahoots when designing - all part of your plan for the upcoming 50th??? Wonderful card. Your set too - again I love the fonts. For my parents 60th we all went away for a weekend - to downtown Detroit, their old stomping grounds. They were skeptical at first but loved it. Low key, but wonderful family time.

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  20. So gorgeous and elegant! Have a great weekend. I hope it isn't as cool and rainy as it is down here.

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  21. So gorgeous and elegant! Have a great weekend. I hope it isn't as cool and rainy as it is down here.

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  22. What an elegant card- perfect for that 50th celebration!

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  23. I'm sure the in-laws will treasure this card when they receive it. Hope they don't see it here on the blog. Great job.

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  24. so beautiful!

    http://merritt-vergaray-connection.blogspot.com/

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  25. Gorgeous and so elegant Karen. I love the little pin embellishment - perfect for the sentiment :)

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  26. Oh Karen, this is pure elegance and so perfect for anniversary! Love the gold!

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  27. I love your leaf set and this card with the borders is completely out of the box. Love it.

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  28. such a lovely card. Love the gold trimming on the faux lace.

    marg0006 at verizon dot net

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  29. Golden days is my favourite of the month, how cool is that it's a free gift for $50 purchase !!

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  30. Great card and I think a family getaway weekend would fit the occasion for the upcoming anniversary and maybe a family portrait would be great as a memento gift instead of a party.

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  31. Perfect for a 50th anniversary!

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  32. Lovely, Karen! Never thought to stamp on tissue paper!

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  33. Really elegant! I like the pin tucked under part of the border.

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  34. Gorgeous card and love the borders!! Really elegant look...beautiful!

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  35. so pretty and classy! gorgeous card, Karen! love love it! hope you have a lovely weekend! =)

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  36. 50 years is amazing!! A perfect card to match the occasion. Wedding anniversaries are hard to plan for - but the best ones I've been to have been full of little personal details and remembering memories - all stuff that I'm sure you're considering anyway. Good luck with the planning ( it'll give you a great excuse to do some papercrafting!!).

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  37. Wonderful cards...love the amazing elegance of the second and the cute pin detail.

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  38. Beautiful I love the white and gold simply beautiful. TFS AJ-

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  39. Simply gorgeous...I need not say more!!

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  40. Beautiful anniversary card, just love it! If your parents aren't into "parties"--do they like picnics? Or how about everyone meet at a resort or lodge and spend a weekend together? My parents just celebrated 62 years, they like parties and we had a huge one for their 50th, but other years we've done the picnic and also all met at someone's home.

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  41. Karen your set is gorgeous!! I love that beautiful green...and the ribbon...gorgeous!

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  42. gorgeous! I love the green color scheme you used for this!

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  43. Such a lovely anniversary card, thanks for the inspiration.

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  44. Perfect card for the Golden Anniversary

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  45. great card - love the embossing details!

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  46. I do like simple cards like yours, especially for adults. It seems to make the card more about making something special for those who receive it and less about using as many embellishments as possible.

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  47. Stunning anniversary card, Karen! WOW. I must try that embossed border technique - it's fabulous!!

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  48. Love how classy and elegant this card is Karen! Terrific embossing! love the pin accent too!
    ~Meredith

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  49. I love the details and shine on your card!

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  50. What a lovely 50th anniversary card!!!
    My in-laws celebrated their 50th last year- they didn't want a party either! A VERY special dinner out did the trick! :)

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  51. This is a stunner! Love all those fabulous layers of borders and your gorgeous sentiments. :)

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  52. I already commented, but here is my official one: GORGEOUS!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog! :)

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