Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Taylored Expressions August "Blast from the Past" Blog Hop!!!

Good morning everyone :)
Welcome to another awesome Taylored Expressions 
Blast from the Past Blog Hop!!! 
This month's theme is... Collectors Anonymous!

Stop hording and start using ;) hee, hee...

"Hi, my name is Margie,
I collect scraps of pretty paper and neglect my older stamps, sniff..."

I have been trying SO very hard to get through my scraps!
But I do have a small pile that I just cannot part with, lol!
I finally caved in and pulled out my stash of October Afternoon,
dusted off my "Sweet Celebration" Stamp Set,
the first stamp set that I ever purchased from Taylored Expressions :)
and I also had to dust off my "Banner Day 1 Stamp Set and Die"
which has never been used, just sitting in my stampy box waiting...
Geesh! I looove all of this and it was definitely time
to stop staring/drooling and finally use it :)
Felt good too ;)

Here are the rest of the participants!
Happy Wednesday, and enjoy hopping :)

Card Details: 
Stamp(s): Taylored Expressions "Sweet Celebration" and "It's a Banner Day 1" Stamp Sets 
Paper(s): October Afternoon "Fly a Kite" DP, TE Choice Buttercream and Kraft CS 
Accessories: Taylored Expressions "Banner Day 1" and "Medium Scallop Border" Dies
Small Circle and Scallop Circle Nesties, Ribbon, Recollections Pearls 


Purrfect Paper Creations said...

Adorable card, I just love Cuppie!

Chris L.

Jen Carvajal said...

So cute...I love Cuppie!

Natalie said...

Cute card! Love those papers! said...

Such a GREAT card!!! Love how you colored cuppie and the paper choices are just perfect! :-)

Wildflower Scraps by Jasmin said...

Super cute! that's the cutest cupcake ever!

Cassie said...

I love that set! Your statement made me giggle, because I could totally relate.

Hi my name is Cassie, and I have enough patterned paper to wallpaper my house along with all of my neighbor's houses.

Debbie Carriere said...

Great card! Love the papers and sweet image!

Lisa Petrella said...

I'm so glad to hear I'm not the only one who has unused stamps and dies sitting around just waiting to be used!!! I can totally relate to your post!

This card is ADORABLE!!! LOVE all of those yummy layers of patterned paper----such a perfect fit for that sweet little cupcake image! And that sentiment banner is TOO CUTE!!!

Taylor said...

Super cute card! And LOL! We all should have started our posts with " name is ______ and I hoard _____." *grin*

Tracy said...

Go Margie!!!! You did it. You used your scraps and older stamps!! I feel your pain girl. But when you create something as adorable as this, then you can't go wrong. I ♥ your card!

Bonnie aka raduse said...

Cute, cute, cute. Love those papers.

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a sweet birthday card Margie. Fun image and papers. :o)

Jess Willison said...

Love it! Those October Afternoon papers are some of my faves too!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

I loveeeeeeeeee this! That cupcake is ADORABLE! :):):):):):):):):):):):)

Jess-The Whimsical Butterfly said...

This is adorable! What a super cute bday card and love that OA paper :)

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

Super cute Margie! LOVE this Cuppie and your coloring is GREAT!!!

Kristie said...

Hurray for dusting off some stamps! I am a paper hoarder too :) Nice take on the sketch!

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