Thursday, May 27, 2010

Stamping 411 - Our Anniversary Secrets - Revealed!

Doesn't that title sound like a tabloid headline?!~
Stamping 411 - The Real 411 about the 411 Operators!!
HA!
The real truth is that we all lead pretty normal (if you can call it that!) lives. But we have the best job EVAH! And that's being Stampin' Up! demonstrators, paper crafts artists and the best part of all, FRIENDS!

It's been so fun celebrating Stamping 411's First Anniversary with you all this week, but the time has come for our little 'guessing game' about who's card was who's to end.
Without further ado, here is the actual card that I made:

I loved making this card and the stamp set - Chic Boutique - was new to me - I won it on the cruise! Lee Conrey was the one to post this on her blog and it cracked me up because I think it is totally something that Lee would do. She might have used Whisper White for the base though! :)

Here's a close up of the focal point, can you barely see the Presto Patterns paper there? I think it shows up better in the first photo.

I used the cross hatch design but chose to leave it white so the texture would be subtle.

Here is the inside view:

I used Elements of Style for the inside panel and the background of the card front - it was a great compliment to the focal image!
My complete supply list is below for you.

It was such a fun thing this week, reading all of your guesses and viewing all of your gorgeous card entries for the sketch challenge! We will be doing the drawing for the Mega Blog candy soon, so be looking for that on Stamping 411, ok?

Have a blessed day!
~~Robin

Supplies (all SU! of course!)
Stamp Sets: Chic Boutique, Elements of Style
Inks: Pink Pirouette, Black Staz-On
Paper: Pink Pirouette, Basic Black, Presto Patterns Paper
Accessories: Clear Rhinestone Brads, Stamp-a-ma-Jig, Sticky Strip, Stampin' Dimensionals

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Robin! It's been so fun working with you and all of the other 411 girls, looking forward to the next year! Thanks so much for welcoming me to your fabulous group :)

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  2. Guess what? I was sent this card in the mail this week.

    It's even MORE gorgeous in person!!! Love it!!! It's going onto the "place of honor" on my display board!!!

    It was so nice to chit chat with you yesterday....haven't done that in forever!!

    P.S. That lemon cupcake in yesterday's post looked divine!! I need to get me one of those!

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  3. I had you pegged with this card right off!!! It just screamed Robin when I first saw it and you know that means GORGEOUS!!!! Love this card and how you used this stamp set!! LOVE LOVE LOVE being on the design team with you girlfriend!! It has been so awesome and I look forward to another great year with you on this team!!! You are forever one of my best BFF!!!!! Love ya and miss ya!!

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  4. Love the colors in this, Robin, but you totally fooled me! I'm so happy to have worked with you on Stamping 411 and gotten to know you better! You are AWESOME!

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  5. I was so wrong on this one. I didn't do well at all. Looks lie Tiffany had us all figured out.
    Thanks for a fun year Robin and looking forward to yet another.

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  6. i love the pink and black together! it looks very chic!!!

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  7. This is just gorgeous and it was even more beautiful in real life. This is beautiful!

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