Saturday, April 30, 2011

Happy Birthday CLP!!!

Hello my friends!  I pray you are having a wonderful weekend.  Today, I'm attending a Donor's Luncheon with a dear friend who lost her daughter about a year and half ago.  This is the first time she is able to go on behalf of her daughter, so a group of us girls are accompanying her.  Such an emotional time... I know that the LORD is bringing healing to her soul, but it sure is a long and hard road!  I pray today for anyone who has lost a loved one.  I send you heart hugs and ask the LORD to surround you and comfort you!

Thank you so much for joining me today as we celebrate CLP's First Birthday!!!  We have such a talented and sweet group of girls, you'll surely be WOWed at the fabulous creations they have on display!  I'd like to give a big shout out first to Chelsea for her amazing sketches.  If you haven't joined in the Sketch Challenges yet, you are missing out!  You can find the Challenge Blog Here.

If you've come from Dunja's Blog, you are right on track.  If you didn't start at the beginning, you'll want to head over to Maria's Blog.

Please join me in welcoming some new faces to the CLP DT.  Each of these lovely ladies bring such JOY and talent to the team.  They are:

Welcome Sweeties!!!
And now for my card to celebrate this happy occasion!  I decided that I just HAD to use Sweet Mischief Peeker by Elisabeth Bell for SCACD for this Birthday Celebration : )  Isn't she darling?  The cake may be just out of reach right now, but you can be sure that she gets her share of the yummy goodness!
I must know... is your mouth watering as much as mine right now? lol!  This is an angel food cake, which is my dear friend's favorite cake.  It is covered with a light strawberry glaze/whipped cream and topped with strawberries :)  I know that they look round, but as long as we're pretending, I say they are strawberries!  The glaze/whipped cream topping is drenched in Diamond Glaze and the strawberries, flowers, hearts and clothing accents were given the customary Stickle treatment : )

Copics used: E49 E59 E25 E53, R85 R83 R81 RV000, BG18 BG13 BG11 BG10 BG000 C1
Of course, I've used Chelsea's FABULOUS sketch!!!  I had so much fun with this sketch, I'm on my way soon to create another card with this same sketch :)  DP is Madeline by Prima.  Roses are a combination of Wild Orchid and Prima.  The ticket is from Whimsy Stamps and the sentiment inside is from the Forever Friends set by JustRite.  I also used the ticket die from Whimsy.  This is the first time I've used it and I needed to make some adjustments to get it cut out just right.  Now that I'm familiar with it, I can see how convenient it is!  Me thinks you may be seeing more tickets on my cards in the future... I know - I'm usually the last one to get on board with new products.  These have been around for awhile, but I still like em!

Cute cute cute border punch by MS... Gorgeous pink pearls from my Rose Paper Pen : )  If this is the first time you're visiting me, you must know that I am in TOTAL LOVE with my Paper Pens!!!  They are by Viva Decor and come in a variety of colors.  The most used color for me is P I N K - is there any other color? hee hee!

Cute Card Thursday #162 - CLP's Sketch #36

I'm so glad that you've decided to join us in our Celebration today!!!  Happy Happy Birthday, CLP - and many more : )
*Important Hop Information* 
  • $30 Gurlee Girl Craft Store certificate is hidden among the DT - you'll want to leave a comment on each blog to increase your chance of winning!
  • Blog Hop is May 1-6
  • Winner will be announced on May 7 on the CLP Challenge Blog
  • Please see buttons below to point you to the next stop!
Thank you so much for stopping by today!!!  I appreciate you, my friends   You always bring a big smile to my face when I see that you've visited : )

May God bless you, keep you and comfort your soul~


Elise said...

Hey Lori! Woohooo! We're into our 2nd year at CLP! :) Well now your card makes me want to jump on in there and gobble this whole thing up! Yummmm-my!!! And these colors are sOoooO beautiful! I love this Lori!!!


WAM Family said...

Great card!!! Love the stamped image you used. TFS

patty said...

wonderful creation from you, so lovely lace, best wishes, patty

Stempelhexe said...

it`s a wonderful card, best wishes to you.


ellabella said...

Ohhh wow what a cute card! Janine

Maria Therese said...

Beautiful card Lori!!!!!

Randi WS said...

OMGosh Lori, your card is sweeter than candy!! Wow, I love your coloring!!
I'm so looking forward to spend the time on the same DT as you!! ;)

Lots of love,
Randi WS

Colleen Holmes said...

Gorgeous coloring and creating! Very pretty card Lori! Just loving it!

Angela said...

This is just the sweetest card ever! Beautiful image and I love your coloring as always! Have a great day! hugs, Angela

Louise said...

Beautiful card, love your coloring
Louise :)

Dunja said...

hi Lori, the motive is the cutest! she stands on tiptoe to get the tasty cake :-) absolutely great! coloratioin yours is wonderful and I love the lace! stunning card! I am looking forward to spending time with you in the CLP family.

Happy Sunday!
Hugs Dunja ♥

Becky said...

Lori, this is an adorable image..Gorgeous card.

Stampin'Piper said...

Oh Lori, what a beautiful card! This image is so cute!

So happy to be on the DT with you!

Have a great sunday, big Hugs Tanja

Hege-Annie Simonsen said...

Sorry to hear about your dear friend!... I'm glad she has such a good friend like you. :)

Your card is beautiful. I'm happy to be on such a great team with so many wonderful women! :) Looking forward to another year!!

Happy Sunday!
Love, Hege

Janniche Drivdal Eriksen said...

sorry to hear about your friend!
I love your cards

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Happy Birthday to CLP. Your card is just darling. What a cute image. It makes me think back to when my children were small. So adorable and fabulous.

Bear Hugs,

sandiblu said...

Think I'm in love with ...... diamond glazed icing ! lol lol Your card is awesome Lori, thanks for the inspiration !!!1

Hugs, sandra xx

Cor* said...

Amazing coloring on your wonderfully childhood image!Always a pleasure to stop here Lori! Always inspiring. So nice of you to accompany your friend to the luncheon. Take Care.

Chelsea said...

Hi Lori, can I get a piece of that yummy angel food cake? Are there any left? Hehehe. A beautiful card with a wonderful take on the Sketch.

Thank you for making beautiful cards over the year for the CLP challenge Lori. It's an honor for me to have you in our family.

Lots of Love,

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness!! This is just the sweetest ever!! LOVE the darling frosting on the cake!! Your coloring and flowers look amazing!! Thanks for the fun blog hop!! HUGS

mellem said...

congrats on the birthday CLP.
Thanks for the chance to win :-)

CraftinGranny said...

Gorgeous creation and you are definately celebrating with such a beautiful card! Great colors and details. "Hugs" Carol

sunnysideup/doreensng said...

Hi Lori ,love the colours and the image is so adorable! yummy sweet...Happy Birthday to CLP!!!! :)

Mona E said...

Your card is totally jawdropping beautiful. Loooove the colour-combo! That image is just perfect to celebrate this birthday bloghop. Wonderfully coloured too. Thaks for sharing your great talent with us. Hugs...mona

Rebekah said...

Gosh Lori what a sugar sweet card such lovely colours hugs Rebekah xx

Tami said...

Oh this is just precious and I love the colors and added details.

Diane's Card Designs said...

Love this cut adorable image and your colour combo.
Diane :-) xx

Bettina said...

hi Lori! what a gorgeous card. its so sweet. started the hop yesterday,going to finisch now, if baby allows me,lol.
love the flowers and your coloring looks fantastic.
see ya!

kurlygirl said...

What a beautiful card!!!! The coloring is fab and the colors and details are gorgeous!

Auntie Em said...

Another sweet card Lori! Love the pink too. Great border punch trim.
Thanks for sharing! :)

Marjo said...

gorgeous, xoxo marjo

Tanya S said...

Such an adorable card!!Love it!

Sassylassy said...

Hi Lori, Omgosh your card is really really adorable! I just love the color combination you used and those DP's are gorgeous!
Hugs Bonnie

Renkata said...

Such a sweet and adorable card Lori!

Barbara said...

Lori, what a "delicious" card!! How appropiate to decorate an angel food cake for your friend:)You have interpreted this design just beautifully. Everything about this card is just stunning. Thank you for sharing with us XX

Marion said...

Beautiful card and such an adorable image. Love the colouring and great sketch.

Turid said...

Lovely sketch and lovely card! I love jumping!
Hugs Turid :)

Leanne said...

Great card. The image reminds me of my kids upto such tricks when they were little.

Lola Azul said...

Lovely card!!. Totally agree with you, the girl is darling! :)

Inkypinkydelights said...

I so love pink! and that image is absolutely gorgeous! Lovely lovely card! Judy x

cebelica said...

Awww, this is so cute! I love the image you used and the colors are great. Fab card!

Kathi said...

this is so sweet, the card, the image, the colors, really lovely :-)
XX Kathi

Anne H. said...

Your card is so sweet!
An adorable image and beautiful colors.

stephanne said...

Oh gosh!!! My mouth wasn't watering until I read the details about your strawberry glaze/whipped cream and strawberry angel food cake, yummo!!!!!!! Yeah, there'd be a big hand print in ours too, lol!! Love the sweet colours you've used and the image, awwww, it's a heart melter!!! Here's to another wonderful year at CLP!!!
hugs, stephanne

Anonymous said...

This card made me smile.....well, all your cards do! Thanks for all your inspiration Lori! God Bless you too!

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