Creations by Lynn Weiss ~ Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Botanical Bookmark Card

Sorry it's been a while since I've posted. It's been pretty busy around the house. Saturday was my birthday and my nephew's graduation party. Then on Sunday my "baby boy" graduated High School...*sniff* It doesn't seem that long ago that we were sending him off to Kindergarten. My husband is on vacation all this week and we are trying to get some work done around here. Actually...right now I'm supposed to be "getting ready" to head out to Home Depot to buy some paint & stain, but I'm sneaking on the computer so I can share this card.
I used a couple of my favorite retired sets to make this - Still Life Stems and Botanicals, along with a new set from the Occasions Mini - Oval All. The pocket was made using card stock vellum which I ran through the Big Shot with the swirly texturz plate. Colors used are: Perfect Plum, Mellow Moss & Elegant Eggplant.

Here's a couple photos taken on Sunday. It turned out to be a beautiful day, with only a few sprinkles, so the commencements were held outdoors so it was really nice.

Me & my "little guy".
I also wanted to share the gorgeous quilted tote my Mom made for me for my birthday.
Isn't is cute? She does such beautiful work. The inside has lots of pockets for cell phone, keys etc...I LOVE it!

Well, I better run before my hubby wonders what happened to me! Have a great day!

6 comments:

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Lynn!! Your card is so gorgeous!! WOW!! I love your fibers!! Congrats to the grad and your purse is way cool!! :) TFS!!

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Gorgeous card Lynn, that image and coloring is stunning, love the vellum idea too. Congrats to your son! Hope he enjoys the summer! Beautiful tote too, talented mom, see where you get if from! :)

Linda said...

Love the card - how did you make the fringe on the book mark? Also, I love love love the quilted tote. Does she sell them? Talent sure does run in your family!

Busym1 said...

The card is wonderful! You mom made a wonderful tote for you, I love it! Congrads to your "baby" on his graduation. My "baby" is going to first grade this year, and that is hard enough! hugs, Michelle

Alex said...

GORGEOUS card Lynn!! ANd, that purse and accessories is fabulous - does she sell them? *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Anonymous said...

What a creative family! Love your card. Those are such beautiful sets together. I hope we some similar to these in the new catty. Happy Birthday and thanks for sneaking us a peek between your work... :)

CV