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Look Ma!  No stamping!  I made this birthday card for my blogging friend Maria using some of my October Afternoon stash.   I imagine Maria looking something like this when she was younger.  (If you don’t know her, she loves dogs, works as a volunteer at a shelter, and is very involved in animal rescue.)   I didn’t use any stamping on the front of the card, just these cute chipboard pieces.



2012-11 Maria Bday WM


Happy Birthday!  Sorry I was late getting this to you.     Every one else, stop by Maria’s blog (Craftycre8tions) to give her some late, birthday love in the form of a comment.

To all my friends in the USA, Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you for stopping by!



  • Papers:  October Afternoon Sidewalks paper pad,  Papertrey kraft CS
  • Embellishments:  October Afternoon Sidewalks Chip ‘n Stick chipboard, misc. baker’s twine
  • Tools:  Sewing machine




You are too sweet and I loved the card!! The hair was def me as a young girl, but I'm sure I had jeans or cords on! Lol!

Happy Thanksgiving! I'm thankful you're my blog buddie :)
Caroline said…
This is gorgeous Cheryl the image and layout are beautiful. Caroline xxx
Hanneke said…
What a cute and fun card Cheryl! I love all the elements and fun colors. Hugs, Hanneke
Ciska said…
Really fun card Cheryl, this retro-style chipboard is lovely!
Imke said…
This is awesome, Cheryl ! Love the paper and all the chipboards.
Sandra H said…
So lovely Cheryl x
nwilliams6 said…
Cheryl, this is so cute. Love the vintage look of the images and your layout is soooo great. Happy Thanksgiving!
Renee said…
This is lovely reminds me of the "Puff & Jane" books I read in school (many, many MANY years ago!!)
Hugs, Renee
What a wonderfully detailed looking card! Love it! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Buttons & Bows” Challenge!

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Gaynor said…
lovely card, love the layout, thanks for joining our challenge at Anything Goes, Gaynor x
Donna Mosley said…
A great card Cheryl, love the image and gorgeous details.

Donna x
Cynthia said…
This is precious, Cheryl. Your friend with love it!
Cheryl said…
What a totally adorable card, Cheryl! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.
Sharon said…
How cute!! Love the little girl with her puppy. And the great bg papers, the twine and those buttons. Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)
Jennifer said…
This is such a sweet card! Great chipboard image and the button is really cool!
Anne Fenton said…
Such a cute card..thank you for joining us at TTCRD this week.
Shirley-anne said…
Great card Cheryl . LOve that paper and all the chip board . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Anonymous said…
So cute and just love the way you stitched the circles too! hugs me x
Pat (mspfd) said…
Wow Cheryl, you really pulled out all the stops on this one. Love your gorgeous design and bright fun colors. Great image! Saw this on MIM!
Tammy said…
Awww this is so cute Cheryl!! I LOVE the chipboard pieces and your fabulous papers!! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
Tammy x
Lisa said…
This is fabulous!! I love the design and the elements you used!! What an awesome card!! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving :)

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Nicole said…
Very cute and sooo lovely card. Hugs, Nicole
Sue - bearhouse said…
This is so beautiful Cheryl. I love the design, the colours are gorgeous and the stitching looks fabulous

Hi Cheryl this is so bright and cheerful - just my type of card, the papers and embellies are just fab - it looks quite retro - I love it!!!!
Hugs xx Cara xx
Alice Wertz said…
awww.... this is so cute and sweet! such a sweet and cheerful card! love it!
Audrey Pettit said…
Oh, soooooo cute! I bet Maria did look like this!
Karin said…
What a sweet card! Great job personalizing it with no stamps too :)
Shelby said…
Love the retro feel of this card and what a wonderfully creative way to use chipboard! Love it


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