"We do not remember days, we remember moments." Cesare Pavese

Saturday, November 10, 2012

J O Y...

hello friends!!  saturday afternoon has arrived in my part of the world and it is a really pretty afternoon, too!  we usually don't have nice sunny days in the middle of november, but i'm going to take it!!  here with my card for this week's Less is More challenge, which is to use a house. 



a few weeks ago i found out i was the lucky winner of a $100.00 shopping spree from penny black!  and one of the stamps i got with that $100.00 was the pretty christmas stamp called "joyful birds". it features (as you can see) three sweet little birdhouses and i have been wanting to make something with it since it arrived on my doorstep.   today's LIM challenge was the perfect opportunity.   i stamped the image with memento's tuxedo black ink and then colored it up with various copic markers.  when i was done coloring i had to stamp a second image so my little guy could color up his own version!  he worked very hard to make sure he stayed in the lines and it turned out great!  he is so proud of himself!   after i did that i used my quickie glue pen to add glue lines and some ultra fine glitter.  i think i added a bit too much glitter, but no going back now... lol!! 

thanks for stopping by....

supplies:  cardstock:  pti white; stamps:  penny black; ink:  memento; markers:  copic; glitter:  art glitter; quickie glue pen

28 comments:

Gibmiss said...

Hi Rosie
Fabulous card..... Congrats on your big win penny Black stamps one of my Faves.....
Hugs sylvie xx
Enjoy your Sunday.....

Laura @ Happy Little Paper Place said...

This is such a cute card.. I love the sparkle!

Loli said...

Hola Rosemary, thank you for yours congrats and for yours kind comments every week, is nice to see you on my blog:D.
Conratulations for your great prize!!! it´s a very funny and bright card, great idea the JOY word on the bird houses, clever!i like the bubbles down the houses:D.
A warm hug from very cloudy Palma

Tracey McNeely said...

Beautiful card to go with your beautiful day Rosie? Love the bit of sparkle.

Barb said...

Charming little bird houses! Love the swirly branch they're hanging from - adorable card, Rosie!

It was sunny and 70 degrees here in Minnesota today - wish it could last longer, but we all know what's coming! Enjoy the rest of your weekend! :)

Sue said...

Hello Rosie
The image is delightful and cute, and makes for a charming Christmas card.
Smiles:)
Sue

Brenda said...

I think this image is super sweet Rosemary, it just has to make you smile! (Eventually we had a day without rain!).

Vicky Hayes said...

Congratulations on your win Rosie and you're certainly putting your winnings to good use! I love your pretty birdhouses all decorated for Christmas!

joy said...

Such a cute and whimsical card, Rosemary! I love the glitter - makes it look even more Christmas-y.

It is gonna' be close to 70 degrees here today - Yippee! Too bad it won't last. LOL

Valerie said...

Love how you've used these cute stamps Rosie and you can't have too much glitter at Christmas:) Love the baubles hanging from the houses!
Val x

Lynne said...

Super card Rosemary, what a great win you had.
It would have been nice to see a pic of your little boys card too :-)
Lynne xxx

The-crafty-corner said...

Hello there-this is a beautiful card and your colouring is fabulous ! Glad to see you have a budding young crafter helping(start them young i say tee hee!) :) xx

Jenni's Jems said...

Congrats on your win - you lucky thing!!and gorgeous images and great take on the challenge x

Nancy said...

So sparkly and festive! Love it!

Olga said...

congrats!! Lucky you, love the card, those little birdies are so cute!!

Kathyk said...

Many congratulations on your recent win - and Penny Black too, I love their stamps. Love your card too

Kathyk

Bonnie said...

What a lucky win, Rosemary! And what a fun card!

Sue said...

Super card, Rosemary, very pretty. Sue x

Jen said...

lucky you ... i love PB... fab card for the challenge Rosie!
Thanks so much for joining us
Jen
Less Is More

Chrissie said...

These are real little tweeties Rosie!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Greta said...

Love that stamp--can see why you got it as part of your prize. Wonderful card, as always!

Lisa Lara said...

Now that is some shopping spree Rosi. Love this as a Christmas card.

kingstonmama said...

Congrats on your shopping spree! How fun is that?! I love your sparkly houses and birds. ann y.

Linby said...

Oh goodness a $100 to spend at Penny Black how absolutely fabulous, well done you. Great card love the sparkle.
Linbyx

mypapercraftworld said...

Wow, such a wonderful prize ... congratulations! These bird houses are just sooo cute ... really sweet! Anita :)

Michelle said...

so very sweet, Rosemary! the birdhouses are too cute!

Elizabeth Allan said...

This cutie caught my eye in the Penny Black Flickr Gallery!! Wonderful sparkle!

Viv said...

Such a cute card and sweet stamp too Rosie, I love it :) Viv xx