Sunday, April 29, 2018

Make a wish, sparkling birthday card

Today is World Wish Day.. today is also the day my nature loving, dandelion blowing, animal finding little girl was baptized.  Tomorrow she turns 10.  Our little blessing lives big and is so full of love!  So in my quick crafting today I whipped this handmade card for her birthday tomorrow (as a homeschool mom they are with me a ton and doing a card in secret is pretty challenging).  See how fun and easy it is to create.  One of many holidays, our 365 Reasons to Celebrate is where YOU score the gifts of Happy Mail!
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My 'addiction' is gummy candies and Hot Tamales.  So as I'm creating this, I had to share that these little red bears quickly disappeared lol.  (What is YOUR Snack Weakness/Addiction?  Comment and let me know!)
~  With the Balloon Celebration stamp set stamp the stem of the 'let us celebrate' balloon stick in *Basic Grey Archival ink pad on Whisper White card stock.
~  With Smokey Slate ink pad, stamp the dandelion fly away's in the large, fill in with the smaller one and create a full bloom!
~  Stamp the Make A Wish from the Happy Birthday, Gorgeous stamp set in the *Basic Grey Archival ink pad.
~  Add sparkle with our Clear Wink of Stella - because every girl should sparkle!  
*NOTE:  The stamp sets used to create this hand stamped card are all carrying over.. YAY!  They coordinate with products and offer a 10% Discount - but that discount ENDS May 31st.  Score the coordinating stamp set and dies and SAVE 10% before the *Bundles are GONE!
This is my girl.  She's so sweet, fun, kind, nature loving, not afraid to pick up slimy worms or reptiles (she's my mini me - lol).  Today she took a big step in her walk of faith and was baptized.  Tomorrow she turns 10!  Oh how blessed we are to have her in our lives.
I am so grateful that my children are healthy.  We know of so many who struggle with severe battles.  Today is World Wish Day and in honor of Make A Wish foundation and all of their hard work, we all hope that every child has the blessings of health - our biggest wish for all.
    If YOU Comment Below (in this blog post and the daily posts for the 365 days of this fun tour of celebrations!!) I will draw a name - daily - to send a handmade card(picked within two days of the blog post).  That is 365 cards being mailed out! Squeee!!  So JOIN US Every Day for the New 365 Reasons to Celebrate fun tour on my blog!
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Who do YOU Celebrate?  Monthly our Getting Crafty Family creates handmade cards for deployed troops, Children's Hospital and Retirement communities.  We love blessing others with a bit of art folded into a handmade card.  Celebrating my daughter.. nothing gets better.  Wishing YOU blessings of love and health.

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What Others are SAYING about Getting Crafty with Jamie

Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

Jamie has wicked awesome classes! If you don’t like a particular stamp or paper/ink color Jamie wants you to change it to suit your style! I did my sister-in-law’s entire bridal shower from invitations/thank you cards, party favors to decorations, it was quaint and whimsical! Everyone ooh’d and ahh’d! I’ve had lots of special requests for classes and Jamie delivers; she always has tasty treats and flavored coffees too ~Ashley W.

I have been attending Jamie's classes for over a year. Her ideas for cards are fresh and fun. She always tries to have several different styles of cards available, so everyone gets to make cards that fit their personal style. The techniques she shows each class can be used in many different applications. She is very patient teacher when instructing class members on how to use the Stampin Up products. ~ Carol D.

If I looked up the word sparkle in the dictionary, I would find Jamie Albanese picture there. I have had the sweet blessing of knowing Jamie and her family for over 5 years now. Every time I am with her I feel loved and inspired. When I am in one of her classes I feel my creative juices flow, as she encourages me to go outside my comfort zone. Jamie helped our girl scout troop make cards for a soldier who needed some encouragement!!! For any of you who have not been in one of Jamie's classes, please don't let another day slip by. She is a beautiful friend and she will become yours too. ~ Blessings, Karen:-)

Jamie has a great eye for style and flair, and it shows in her work. Yet she can pick up on your own individual style and makes great recommendations. I love that she is always flexible for last-minute decision maker mommies like me! So much fun to host craft events with your friends and family - that personal touch always means so much. ~ Adonna

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