Thursday, March 17, 2011

Friends of Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Waltz!

Top 'o the morning to you...and the rest of the day to yourself! (I love that Irish sentiment. I never knew there was a "second" part to the greeting until I met Claire and got my hands on her Irish Blessings stamp set. :)

Anyhoo, Happy St Patrick's Day!!! I'm so happy to be participating in this month's Friends of WMS Blog Waltz. I remember when the monthly waltzes first started last year on St Patrick's Day. That's how they landed on the 17th of each month...a bit of WMS trivia for you. ;)

My card features one of the many wonderful Irish sayings from Irish Blessings which I stamped inside one of the beautiful Very Vintage Labels No. 10 images. I stamped the label in acrylic paint...Adirondack "Lettuce" Paint Dabber, to be exact. I like that it gives an aged look to the image. I stamped the greeting and sponged all the edges with Tim Holtz Walnut Stain Distress Ink... I just can't seem to stop myself from doing that all the time now, thanks to the influence of my friends Julie and Traci. ;) The patterned paper is by Webster's Pages.

To all my WMS friends, I'm just heartbroken to not be a part of the WMS family anymore. I loved being Claire's Mousekeeper so much... more than you know. It's wrenching to be on the outside looking in now, but things change and life goes on. I can't thank Claire and the rest of the girls on the DT and the Mischief Makers enough for all their good wishes in my new venture, and for all the fun I had while I was Mousekeeper. A part of my heart will ALWAYS belong to Claire and Waltzingmouse Stamps. You'll just see me playing on "this side" of the fence from now on.

Now on you go to waltz the day (or night?) away! Don't forget to wear green so that you don't get pinched! I'm actually reminding myself because for some reason, I always forget. lol

I'll be waltzing your way soon, too!

Hugs,

30 comments:

Debbie Pamment said...

Gorgeous card - hope you have all the luck of the Irish in your new venture! I'm sure the WMS gals will miss you too - you're work with them was FABULOUS!!! But onward and upwards my friend!
mwah mwah mwah

Antje said...

Love the vintage style card and good luck with your new venture!

Julia Aston said...

Hey Lisa! so happy to see you waltzing today!! your card is so pretty - love the pretty flowers and the sponging on your sentiment label!

Moira said...

I am sure your new venture will be successfull just as you were a success as Claire's Mousekeeper! Best of luck Lisa!

FrancineB said...

Gorgeous card! The layering, the details, the beautiful flower...fantastic!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Happy St. Patrick's Day Lisa! Such a pretty card! Love the elegant green WM label and sweet Irish sentiment!

Crafty Math Chick said...

Very pretty! Aren't Claire's stamps that coordinate with the Nestie labels fantastic?!! I love the look of that scrunched ribbon and bloom with this card. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Debgem said...

Lisa - this is such an elegant St Patrick Day's card - love that senitment :)

Niki Estes said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Lisa!!

rudlis said...

Fabulous projects Lisa. Happy St. Patrick's Day.

Carly said...

Wowzers this is gorgeous!!! We miss you!! (((hugs)))

Cyndie said...

So pretty, and I love the strong contrast of the beautiful rose!

cbuswell said...

Fab card, love the papers and pretty flower of course! Happy St.Patrick's Day!

Karin (Peppermintpatty) said...

What an elegant beautiful card!! So Perfect!!
Happy St. Patrick's Day!

LaurieJ said...

So pretty! I love the vintage look of the label. And that rose - oh what a beautiful pop of color!

Cassie_lu said...

great card and the rose really pops off it

Trish said...

Lovely card - the paint works really well on the label stamp!

Joanne Gilch said...

It's hard to believe that so many of us have been waltzing for a year now!!! Lisa, I do miss you and wish you the absolute best with your store. Your card is gorgeous!

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

Beautiful creation, Lisa. Love that ribbon/flower embellishments....stunning. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Genevieve said...

Beautiful card Lisa! Love the flower :)

Jen Cuthbertson said...

So good to see you today, Lisa and I wish you the best of luck in your new venture!! Love the label with the sentiment inside! Great job!

jen said...

This is so pretty- love those greens layered & the perfect saying! :)

Dana Gustafson said...

Lisa this is so very lovely! I love the combo of all of the greens and the pop of rose pink!

Kate W. said...

Lisa, I am overdue in thanking you for all of your lovely and inspiring comments. I appreciate every one!!! You card is wonderfull! I love the red rose detail! Congrats on your new endeavor!!!!

Becky said...

Beautiful card Lisa, gorgeous flower and ribbon.

Karen B. said...

That was a delightful bit of trivia, thank you! Your creation is still amazing, even if you are on the other side. Good luck with your new adventure!

Sue W said...

Great to see you waltzing Lisa and your card is pretty as can be!

Kelly S. said...

It's great to see your projects, Lisa, whether as a DT member or faithful WMS follower! This card is so lovely with the beautiful sentiment and rose, so awesome!

Ren-Yi said...

I'm so excited for your new venture! You'll always be remembered as the WMS's first Mousekeeper! good luck on your new venture.

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