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Sentimental Sundays #36 - Celebrate Friendship

Welcome 2011!

This week we have such a fun challenge on the Sentimental Sundays blog. Our theme is "Celebrate Friendship". Where would we be with out our friends? Thank you to all my friends and blogging buddies for your support and friendship during 2010. I made this card with all of you in mind.

This is the first Sentimental Sundays challenge with a Sponsor. Deedee's Digis is sponsoring this challenge with a $10 gift certifcate to the DeeDee's Digis store. Along with the GC, you can win 2 digital sentiment sets from Raindrop Echo Designs (available on Whimsy Stamps). See the Sentimental Sundays blog for the complete details.

Over the holidays we made some progress getting my crafting room set up. Right now I am kind of influx. Some of my crafting goodies are upstairs in my crafting room, some are still downstairs in my office. We are still trying to figure out the best options for storage and some additional work space. We'll get it done. Until then, maybe I'll lose some of the "holiday pounds" from running up and down the stairs so much.

Happy New Year! Thank you for stopping by!

  • Stamps: Friends sentiment by Inkadinkadoo, Coffee from Hero Arts
  • Inks: Close To My Heart Chocolate
  • Papers & CS: Georgia Pacific CS, Close To My Heart Cherry-O paper pack
  • Tools: Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Fiskars edge punch, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: misc. baker's twine, button, & trim



Anonymous said…
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Karin said…
Very cute :) Love the little coffee beans as embellishments to that cute sentiment...Thank you friend!
Hey Cheryl! Happy New Year! Love the sentiment! How cute that you dedicated the card to the bloggin' buddys! I'll accept ;)

Good luck w/ the craft room! I found A LOT of my stuff at Ikea. I love that place!!!

Yes - tomorrow is D-day for the holiday weight! I can't wait to get my head on straight again w/ my eating habits! It's been a looooong week of overindulgence!!

Have a great Sunday!
Karen B. said…
Great card, and good luck with your room! Hope you are staying warm in these frigid temps!
Leanne said…
Love your card Cheryl!! Just wanted to say that I'm the lucky one to have you as a friend! You always help bring a smile to my face and always eager to help so I'm the lucky one and so thankful that I've got to know you!! Hugs, Leanne
Kimberly S said…
Love the sentiment and the colors/DP is gorgeous! :)
Gorgeous card Cheryl!!! Love that sentiment. And I love the color and papers you used!!! Thanks for joining us at SSW and Happy New Year.

Anita said…
What a pretty card Cheryl...I love the papers you used. And that sentiment is fantastic lol! Happy New Year to you and your family!
1CardCreator said…
Happy New Year Cheryl! Love the card and the sentiment! ~Diane
kaylou said…
fab card and great details , thanks for playing at CES challenges.
Hugs Kaylou xxx
Hi Cherly, It is so nice to have you join us at SSW. Your DP is wonderful. I love your papers together with that fantistic sentiment. It made me giggle...and a smile on my face. Happy New Year!!
Nancy SSW-DT
Jacki Randolph said…
Oh Cheryl this is fabulous!! I just love this sentiment and now have to have it!!

Beautiful creation!

Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
Jackie - SSW DT
raindropecho said…
You have the greatest sentiments ever!! Absolutely love this one. And this is such a well-put together card. Love it, Cheryl!
Bev said…
fab card. wonderful sentiemnts ty for joining us at crafty sentiemnts
nicoleqmullen said…
Beautiful card, I love that sentiment on it!!
Riet said…
What a gorgeous card Cheryl,I love your papers and the colours.

Hugs Riet.x
Pat (mspfd) said…
This is such a super fun card. It just makes me smile! Love the sentiment!
xiumaiyuki said…
oooh...the perfect coffee card!!! Love, love that very true!
Ros said…
Wonderful sentiment ... thanks for playing along at CCCB
Julie said…
Beautiful card! Love your colours and papers and how you've let the sentiment take centre stage! Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges, Juliexx
Jeannie said…
I love, love, love this! Great use of this week's sketch! Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,
Tameko said…
Wonderful card & sentiment. I have an award for you on my blog.
Kathy said…
Oh my gosh, this senti is too funny. Love it. Hope you and your fam. had a wonderful Christmas and New Year.
Kirsty Vittetoe said…
beautiful, love that sentiment too, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!
Cheryl Nelson said…
such a cute card! Thank you for playing along at CCCB!
Sharon Basel said…
I love this card! I admire you for taking a sentiment and so effectively making it the focal point. The perfect embellishments and most striking papers and color combo just make this such a rich card. Fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
All the best,
skylife said…
Great card! Love the sentiment - it's really unique! The papers are awesome!
Thanks for joining us at DDSB
Ruthie said…
This is so stylish - love it!

Thanks for joining in the fun at Aud Sentiments

Totally cute! I LOVE the sentiment - it is SO true! Thanks so much for playing at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!

Deanne :)
Tracy said…
Love the sentiment on this card(and the little coffee beans)! Beautiful papers too. :-) Thanks so much for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!
Maria Matter said…
gorgeous Cheryl, love the sentiment & these pretty papers!
Emily Leiphart said…
LOL, what a fantastic sentiment! I love this card!!
Alicia said…
Hi Cheryl,
Wow! What beautiful creations you have here on your blog! I was blown away by their beauty. You are obviously very talented.
Alicia xx
Joanne Gilch said…
I was just going to say something about your craft spared me the questions!! good luck and I just love running up and down the stairs!!!! NOT!!!! Meanwhile your steampunk typewriter card is stunning! Love how you have your message actually printing out of the typewriter.
Anne Marie said…
Best. Sentiment. Ever!! Love the colors and all of the fun embellishments! Can't wait to play along with the SS challenge soon! :)

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