Thursday, January 2, 2014

When we all get to be kids

I got together with one of my best friends tonight and this is the Christmas card I made for her.  Her husband worked for the railroad for many years and now is a consultant, he also spends quite a bit of time playing with his hobby trains.  I thought this image from Mo Manning was perfect for them.  The sentiment is from a wonderful set from TLC which also has a Christmas image with a train.  I feel fortunate to have such wonderful friends, and Teresa and Greg spent Thanksgiving with our family this year.  She has been my supportive rock with all the grief that I have had, and is more like a sister that I never had.  She chucked when she saw the card and yelled for Greg to come see it so I was happy that they enjoyed it.




Patterned Paper:  Echo Park
Cardstock;  Bazzil; Recollections
Stamp:  Mo Manning - Express Santa (see above for direct link)
Sentimet:  TLC, Create (see above for direct link)
Spellbinder:  Fleur de Lis Rectangle
Flower:  Hobby Lobby & Wild Orchid Crafts
Border Punch:  Martha Stewart
Stickles:  Ice

Challenges
Sketch 'n Stash - Ch. 129
Mo Manning - Ch. 215  Anything Goes
CHNC - Ch. 157 Starting all over again
CHNC Extra - January
Digi Darlas - Ch. 95 Inspired by a song - "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"
Make it Monday - Ch. 172
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Ch. 65 Use your favorite digi
Creative Knockouts - Ch. 18 All that Glitters

15 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous,love the design and papers.xxx

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  2. What a perfect card you've chosen to give to your friends. I can see lots of smiles over the sharing of such a beautiful card, which also brought me over from MIM :)

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  3. So cute (and so true!)! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at MIM!
    Rene :D

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  4. Popped over from MIM, beautiful fun Christmas card I hope your friends husband was thrilled with it. Best Wishes for 2014.

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  5. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely card - hope to see you again soon. x

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  6. Another fab take on a sketch, Lisa! And the card is darling--love that Santa! :^) So nice for them to receive such a personalized card! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  7. What a great card for your friend, Lisa! Love the image and the sentiment is perfect with it! I'm sure they both loved it!

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  8. What a sweet Santa image and a beautiful Christmas design! I spotted your pretty card on MIM.

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  9. What a Superb choice of card for your dear friends Lisa, I love this sweet Mo image, and love your sentiment.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Mo's
    Wishing you a year of Blessings
    Hugs Mau xx

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  10. Super cute card. Thank you for playing at Glitter n sparkle. Hope to see you next time. Good luck.

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  11. Such an adorable image and cute composition. Thank you for joining Glitter 'n Sparkle challenge and Happy New Year.
    Olga DT G'nS

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  12. Love what you did with the sketch! Super card!
    Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla’s

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  13. Your card is lovely! So nice that this image is so perfect for your friends! Thank you for joining Creative Knockouts this week!
    Chantal

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  14. What a lovely card Lisa, this Mo's image is too lovely and I love the sketch, I'm sure your friends loved it so much!

    Thanks for joining us at Mo's Challenge Blog this week :)
    Hugs, Franz.

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  15. Just right for a train lover, my Dad would like this too. Thanks for joining us at CHNC extra.

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