Friday, March 6, 2009

Pinch Proof and I've Been Tagged!





















I remember when I worked on St. Pat's Day I had a struggle getting dressed because without something green on some people really couldn't resist the opportunity to pinch. One of my BFF's is a teacher so I decided to make her something that would assure she would be "pinch proof" for the day. I used the St. Patrick's Day printable stamp set from The Cutting Cafe for the center of the little pin I fashioned by making a rosette from ribbon and glued it atop a Nestie scalloped circle. It was the perfect size to punch using my 1 1/2" circle punch and I colored in the little shamrock with a Bic marker and added some Crystal Effects and an adhesive bead. I glued a pin to the back of the rosette so no matter what she wore she'd still have a little green.


The accompanying card has a base cut with my Cricut using the Wildcard cartridge and DCWV's Green Stack. The March Calendar is from the 2009 Calendar set from The Cutting Cafe. I know I'll be using this set alot because each month is offered in several sizes in both a circle and square design. The shamrock and "pinch proof" also came from the St. Patrick's Day set and I was really proud that I managed to resize the shamrock all by myself using the instructions Regina has on The Cutting Cafe site. I have to say I'm really pleased that these downloadable stamps are so easy to use because the my computer skills leave alot to be desired. LOL


Are you wondering about the 5th pic? Well DeeDee, my sweet friend and DT sister for both BBTB and The Cutting Cafe has tagged me. I was to find the 4th pic in one of my files and explain it. This is my adorable Jezebel asleep on the dining room chair. I couldn't resist snapping her snoozing because that's about the only time I can capture her on film she's such a wild girl. since this is my first post as a DT member of The Cutting Cafe I'm going to tag Teri, Tracy, Enfys, and Nikki, a few or my fellow designers. Please click on the names of each of these ladies to view their fabulous blogs. And be sure not to forget DeeDee!

21 comments:

  1. oooh. So beautiful! Love them!

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  2. Donna i love your card, it's so beautiful, you are so talented. Hugs T xx

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  3. TG beat me to it... YOU ARE JUST SO TALENTED... so cute.

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  4. Donna, this little set is just too adorable! I love the little pin you created, it is just perfect with your gorgeous card. I'm sure your friend will appreciate it. TFS

    Hugz,xx

    ~L~

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  5. wow donna, this turned out awesome girl...you are such an inspiration...i am so lucky to have you on two of my teams...hugs girl

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  6. This is absolutely stunning!
    Leanne :o)
    xx

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  7. Oh Donna
    How kind of you to make sure your friend will be pinch proof on St Patrick's Day! And what gorgeous creaoviomtions you have made for your DT debut at The Cutting Cafe! You've done Regina proud!

    Hugs

    Juliexx

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  8. BEAUTIFUL card girlie! Oh and I love the pin idea....now that's thinking! Your BFF will love it! THANKS for playing along with my silly little game...fun huh? HUGS!

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  9. Awh this is darling Donna...such a wonderful idea for your teacher friend! You are so talented girlie!

    Hugs!

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  10. Donna what a very special card, it is beautiful. Sandi

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  11. Absolutely beautiful! LOVE the plaid ribbon and how you ruffled it on the pin! And that calendar card, with all it's detail, geez, Donna, is there anything you CAN'T do? Love it all!

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  12. WOW, WOW, WOW!!! Donna, hese are absolutely wonderful!!
    Hugs!
    I'm off to post a 4th pic and tag some people... ;p

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  13. Another beautiful card! I love it! That bow look fabulous!

    Tammy

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  14. Can I please scrap like you when I grow up? Your card and pin are just beautiful. Honestly Donna, you are so talented!!! I love all of your work (truly) but this set is just amazing!!!

    xx Susan

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  15. Love your touch of Irish cards...

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  16. Wonderful art! I am a cat lover also but ours is a gray calico.

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  17. Absolutely gorgeous, Donna!!! Love it!

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  18. beautiful and so creative
    Hugs
    Norine

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  19. You have outdone yourself here...too darn cute...your friend will appreciate your time and effort, I am sure :)

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Thanks for making my day!