{3.23.2011} take two day three

Wow, we are already on day THREE!

This is going by so fast, hope you are enjoying OUR two takes.
Emily is one fantastic inspiration.  Her cards are always so STUNNING!

So, I promised to share a little about me today.  I always get side tracked, so LISA focus!  Ha.  My LOVE for card making started about 7 years ago.  I used to work nights (8pm to 6am) and had a LOT of time on my hands. lol.  One of my co-workers showed me a card she made for a family member and the paper addiction began.  Funny how something just strikes you as YOUR THING!  So now, a boatload of ribbon, hundreds of stamps, thousands of pieces of paper later, I am here.  Doing my thing in the blogosphere.

I am married.  Have been for 7 years .  My hubby and I met in collage 11 years ago and have been on this life journey ever since.  We have 2 rescue mixed dogs {who are “my girls”} named Sienna and Ella.  Which is really weird when pregnant acquaintances name their baby the same as one of my girls.  Lesson learned, don’t share that tidbit when they tell you what they are going to name their baby.  It freaks them out.

I love to be outside.  Hiking, walking, taking pictures, looking at the empty dirt filled holes I hope will be jalapeno plants one day.  So far they haven’t been in 3 years.  I couldn’t grow a weed if I tried.

Ok, see why I split this up, a NOVEL I tell ya!  Let’s move on to what you are really here for… this card!  🙂

Today’s stamp set is birdie duet.

So I find this funny… neither Emily nor I had used this stamp set yet.  It has been patiently waiting for the spotlight and it sure got it!  Ha.  I had to have this set because of that gorgeous birdcage.  So it was a no brainier to make it the focal point for this card.  I think it is such a lovely image {thanks so much Joslyn Nielson}.

Click the button below to check out what EMILY has up for today too!!!


Make sure you leave a comment for your chance to win a birdie duet stamp set!

stamps: birdie duet {unity stamp company}
patterned paper: IOD {creative imaginations}
die cuts: Lacey circles {spellbinders}
punches: circle {fiskars}
tools: sewing machine

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51 thoughts on “{3.23.2011} take two day three

  1. Hi Lisa,

    What a gorgeous card this is! Those stamps are so beautiful! Love the larger sentiment, like a poem, I always like that a lot! Pretty card you have made, Lisa, and love your teaming up with Emily!

    Hugs, Wendy

  2. Thanks for the little bio – it’s always fun to learn a bit about fellow crafty bloggers. 🙂 I have 2 doggie kids as well (Atticus and Jem) and can’t imagine life without them.
    I love the neutral colours of this card and that sentiment is great. Awesome stitching too!

  3. You are so creative Lisa! I just love this stamp set. Beautiful card and just love the stitching too. Thanks for always inspiring with your MOJO!

  4. Such fun to read a little more about you! Love the design of your card today! Fab stamps and the layout of the card is so inspiring!

  5. what a cute set and GREAT card! i so love how much the zig zag stitching adds! i also love the neutral color scheme of the card….super job!!!

  6. I own this set as well and haven’t used it yet! Thanks for sharing your wonderful card. I’m going to get mine out and make a card for my niece this weekend. If you happen to draw my name today, please give the set to someone else!!

  7. beautiful!!! I love this – crazy that I have this set and still have not used it – why I love blog stalking – it inspires me to get out these poor neglected stamps!!! thanks for sharing your gorgeous cards!!

  8. LOVE the birdie card!!!! It’s very artsy without being too artsy. I adore it. Great job.

  9. LOOOOOOOOVE this card–so cute! Love the sentiment in the circle and the stitching–so fab! LOVE that you and Emily are sharing such amazing projects this week! INSPIRED:)

  10. Another beautiful card! The neutral colours and stitching are gorgeous! Keep it up! What a great week to have discovered your blog!

    : )

  11. Beautiful card! The neutral colours are striking as is the stitching! What a great week to have discovered your blog : ).

  12. I love this card and the stamp set. I have been searching for a bird cage stamp I love, and I may have found it! Thanks for the great chance.

  13. Not surprised you had to have this set …. you’ve made a stunning card with it!
    And TFS for sharing the story about your girls, that’s hilarious! Off to check out what Emily’s made today!

  14. Wow, that image is STUNNING! Don’t you love it when a stamp can almost make the card itself? I love the black, kraft, and creme scheme you used.

  15. this is fabulous! I’m drawn to anything with birds or birdcages, and this is no exception! love the elegance that this card has! 🙂

  16. Wow! What a pretty card! I love all things birdy so I love this card. Thank you for sharing a little about you! It is so nice to get to know more about someone!

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