Wednesday, May 1, 2013

For the Love of Music AND Some Exciting News!!!

Hi lovely friends ♥  It's been a little while since my last post!  Lots going on here as usual... Last Saturday we enjoyed a day retreat with the girls :)  I love my guys, but there's nothing like spending some quality girl time!!!

This Saturday we are holding a Women of Faith simulcast at church.  It's been quite a few years since I've attended one of these events.  I am soooo excited to see what God might do throughout this day!!!  My sweet hubby is gonna be our Chef - he cooks up a mean bbq chicken :)

Please think about us as we gather together for the entire day... Worship will be with Matthew West ♥.

So... speaking about music... what kind of music do you like?  I'm actually not sure that I have a particular style I prefer, but I do love all kinds of Christian music.  There's nothing like lifting up praises to our LORD ♥.

My post today is two-fold:  Music Maestro is the theme of this week's challenge at The Paper Shelter, and I have very exciting news to share with you about the cutting file I used on today's card.  So let's get started!!!


This is the sweet image I used for my card. She's called Cecilia. I couldn't resist adding Stickles on her eyelids :)  I cut her out using my Silhouette!!!


Isn't this a great MUSIC shaped card?  When I saw it at The Cutting Cafe, I knew it was perfect for this challenge!  It comes with the notes as well :)  I just adore Regina's cutting files.  More about that later...

I'd like to enter the following Challenges:
Stamp and Create - Use at least one die cut
Simon Says - Anything Goes
The Sisterhood - Free for All
Paper Crafting Journey - Use a Sentiment
Bearly-Mine - Anything Goes
Stampin' for the Weekend - Die cuts and/or punches
Die Cuttin' Divas - Anything Goes

The beautiful patterned paper is from Scrap Girls.  I LOVE my SG digi papers and embellishments! There is so much FUN to choose from in the Boutique :)  I'll have a fun project coming up with Silhouette and Scrap Girls soon... Be on the lookout for that cuz there will be some special promotions happening!!!

Please join us for our Music Maestro theme at The Paper Shelter Challenge this week.  Here's what's up for grabs:




Anyone who plays along using a TPS image will be eligible to win a $30 Gift Voucher - yay!!! If you use another image, you can win 3 images of your choice!

And now... my exciting news (which you may have guessed) is that I am now a designer for The Cutting Cafe - yippeee!!!  This card will be on The Cutting Cafe's Blog next week.  I kinda cheated by doing a two-for-one with the timing of my project... but it was just too perfect to wait LOL!

Here's my supply list:
Cupcake Doodle Twine - Doodle Bug
White Gelly Roll Pen - Sakura
Tag Punch - Martha Stewart
Papertrey Ink Sentiment
Copic Markers Used: R85 R83 R81 RV00; C2 C1; Hair - E57 E53 E51 E50; Skin - E11 E00 E000; Cello - E19 E17 E15 E13 E11; Colorless Blender

Thanks for visiting!!!  Come back again soon : )

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

20 comments:

alethea said...

This is absolutely stunning Lori!!! Love everything about it!!! Thanks for playing along at PCJ! HUgsxx

Leanne said...

Beautiful!! I love that cut out *MUSIC* I enjoy gospel music & several oldies.

Tracey said...

This is absolutely stunning Lori :o)
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Debs said...

Great card Lori. Love the music card and those extra notes will come in handy.
Hugs Debs

Gerda said...

This card is beautiful!! Love it!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Shelby Goolsby said...

Lori this is an AMAZING card, my jaw dropped when I saw it!! I have never used any designs other than from the Silhouette store but I am going to hop over and check out The Cutting Cafe. Congrats on the DT and inspiration!!
Hugs,Shelby

Sheryl said...

Lori this is gorgeous. Your colouring is amazing and I love that cutting file. Off to check it out now!
Hugs Sheryl xx

Nela said...

Its so gorgeous, what a lovely
image coloured so beautifully!
Thanks for playing with us at Bearly Mine Challenge!
Nela xx

Regina Easter said...

oh my word, this is soooooooooooooooooooooooooo AMAZING...love how the black is so striking with the pink.....hugs

oscaralley said...

Beautiful card!!! Only wish I had made it...Just Kidding, It's GREAT!

Tee said...

Lori, Wow - your card is stunning. I love the colors - so beautiful

Melisa Waldorf said...

Lori I LOVE this project. So stinkin' cute! I hope you enjoy your bible study. I listen to Christian music as well. We are blessed here in Houston to have a fabulous radio station locally, but I also listen to Air One and sometimes K-Love as well. You can listen to those online. I have a huge I-tunes library as well. Hard to pick a favorite but if I had to I would say Mark Shultz or Chris Tomlin. Have a blessed week! melisa

Leslie said...

Too cute! great card.

Rose said...

beautiful and your coloring is awesome!!! :)

Lisa M said...

Stickles on the eyelids...you got me there girl!! I LOVE THAT. I love how it's so shimmery and I never would have thought of something that creative and that's just the tip of the iceberg on creativity. The cut file looks amazing with that adorable image! So nicely done. Welcome aboard the Cutting Cafe.
Hugs,
Lisa xxx
Mmmm, yummy bbq chicken. Now I'm hungry :)

Karrie said...

This is a truly wonderful card that makes me say WOW!!

Sparkly Engineer said...

I hope your WOF simucast inspiring. I get their daily email but haven't been to any of their events yet.

You totally rocked this card! I love the way you added you little musician to the card and the way you chose to decorate the word. This card is really very special

Bella and Aidees Mom said...

This is so darling..Everything about it catches the eye..I found myself staring at it because there were so many details to be seen...Loved the eyelashes:) Krista

Jayne A said...

Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at SFTW
Hugs
Jayne

Audrey L. said...

What a beautiful card! Welcome to the team!

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