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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Remember...You Have A Friend In Me

Card #83, 84, 85

Did you know that March 26 is MAKE UP YOUR OWN HOLIDAY DAY?  No really, it is.  Abby told me about it.  She has a link on her blog that takes you to all the Bizarre and Unique Holidays for March.  
Well, I can't pass up an opportunity like this!  So I am making up my own Holiday.  It's called FRIENDS DAY.  Awww.  How sweet.  :)  
I love card making! 
I made 1/2 a dozen of these cards today for my new Holiday.  3 pink elephants and 3 blue elephants. I was going to somehow incorporate the peanut into this card too, but just could not find a fitting sentiment.  Sheree and I were Skype messaging last night with different options.  One I came up with is, "I love you like an elephant loves peanuts." OK, what does that say to the person receiving the card? I want to eat you?  Ummm, wrong message! LOL  We were being silly and coming up with all kinds of corny, awkward sentiments.  Here's another one, "We both have our talents. I never forget and you smell like peanut butter."  LOL  Silly, silly girls.
Today, I finally settled on a sentiment.  The outside says, "REMEMBER" and the inside says, "You have a friend in me."  Perfect for my new Holiday, don't you think?  Much better than thinking someone wants to eat me.  Just say NO to cannibal cards. hahaha

Card #86, 87, 88

These little guys are so cute!


The insides all say the same thing, but the flower sizes and colors vary.
 Here's all the details:
CREATE A CRITTER Cricut Cartridge
Card base paper from Recollections cut @ 10" x 4 1/4" and scored @ 5 1/2"
Green background paper and all Elephant pattern papers from K & Company "Suzy Ultman, Lion Sleeps".
Elephant page 55 cut @ 2 1/2"
Black mat cut @ 5 1/4" x 4"
Green mat cut @ 5" x 3 3/4"
Sentiment clear stamp from www.kimemories.com Verbology (got it at Tuesday Morning for $1.99, and it's got 27 words in it!)
Inside sentiment printed from computer using CK BLOCK @ 24 pts (closest thing I could find to the clear stamp font on the front of the card)
Gold rhinestones & flowers from stash


This card is for the following challenges:

Scrapbookaholic By Abby, Ch#1 Pick Your Own Holiday

ABC Challenge, Q is for QUOTE, Have a quote or sentiment somewhere on your card or project

Creative Belli Blog, #113 the letter "C" embellishments - I used Colored Rhinestones


Creative Card Crew, Show some GREEN

Please stop by these terrific challenge blogs and play along with us!  It's so much fun!!


22 comments:

  1. That is the cutest card!! I just love the colors you chose. Thanks for joining our first Challenge at Scrapbookaholic by Abby!!

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  2. ADORABLE!!! I love the pattern paper on the elephants!

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  3. This card is so cute! YOU smell like peanut butter is you just made pb cookies! Love this card and friend day! Awesome!

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  4. These are ADORABLE. Friend day, huh? I like that holiday.

    Hugs to my friend.

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  5. These are just adorable Janis!!! Love both elephants. Pink and blue. Good colors for elephants!!! Awesome sentiment. And a great holiday theme you have created!!! :)

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  6. Super cute card ! Love pink colors !
    Thanks for playing this week with us at S.By Abby.
    Maria Elena S By Abby D.T
    http://mariaelenaworld.blogspot.com/

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  7. These are definitely cute and so fun! Great job!

    Pam
    Simply-Pam.blogspot.com

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  8. Cute card/cards. LOL. Everyday should be friend day. Love the celebration of friends. TFS and participating in the Scrapbookaholic by Abby challenge. Pammejo DT

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  9. So cute, I love the colors! Adorable!! Thanks for playing along with us at S By Abby Challenges!

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  10. Janis this is precious! I liked the silly sentiments ha ha I literally Laughed our loud when I read those! Thank you for playing with us at SA by Abby! Oh and I did not get I wanna eat ya from I love you like I love peanut butter ha ha but I totally laughed when you said that! I love ya!
    ~Hugs~
    Carley

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  11. That is absolutely adorable!!! And I love your holiday!! :) What a sweet idea :)

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  12. Janis, this is soooooo cute!!! I am certainly scrap-lifting this from you. Cute, cute ... did I say this was a cute card!!! HA-HA
    Blessings,
    Belinda

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  13. Really cute!! thanks for participating in the Creative Belli Challenge.

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  14. Hi! I came from Creative Card Crew's blog, just joined today for the first time. Love your card! Super adorable! :)

    Debbie, Crafty Heart

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  15. Darling project and love the pretty papers you used. Thanks for joining us at the Belli Challenge

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  16. This card is sooooo sweet. I love it!

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  17. Girl you know I love your blog but this is tooo stinkin cute. I expect it in my mailbox next week lol. ;) Thank you so much for playing along with us at SSA by Abby challenges.
    Hugs,
    Raven

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  18. What a super cute card!!! I love it! Thanks for playing with us and good luck from Abby's design team!

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  19. Such cute cards, love the dots on the elephants! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes, K x

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  20. Absolutely adorable! What a great holiday idea too :) Thanks for playing with us.

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