JiFFy Girls are BACK: Sweetest Day Ever

My Just For Fun challenge friends are back in action after a long winter’s nap. We call ourselves the JiFFy Girls! Michele Boyer sweet Carole Burrage, Alli Miles, Julie Campbell (who has the sweetest of paper crafty announcements on her blog today! CONGRATULATIONS, JULIE! LOVE YOU!) and myself with a special guest this month, the fabulous Cammie King! Each time we play, one of us picks an image – this month it was Julie who picked this little number, Sweetest Day from Unity Stamp Company, and one of us picks some patterned paper – this month Carole sent us darling Madison Plaid from the new Little Girls line by Echo Park. It’s kind of secretive and totally random, so some months are a little rough. I mean, can you imaging getting this darling stamp and some cowboy patterned paper? The girls did good this month!

My strawberry is colored very simply with smooth circles and Copic Marker. The berry is a flat RV29 and the stem is YG23. That’s it!

So, on my tag, I used the sweetest tag dies made by Spellbinders for JustRite Stampers in the Happy Everything kit (seriously stamps, dies and stamp block in one kit – happy everything). The bright pink frame on the tag is actually the die cut shape. The white sentiment nests inside that frame, as opposed to layering on top of a solid tag that same shape. I love that. I highlighted sweetest with an R20 marker and punctuated with a pearl that was colored with RV29.

I always love seeing what the JiFFy Girls do with these challenges. I hope you have a few minutes to check out their posts. They are always inspiring. Here are the links for you one more time: Michele Boyer sweet Carole Burrage, Julie Campbell, Alli Miles and special guest this month, Cammie King.

I’ll be back tomorrow with something fun! Have a great day!

  • Stamps: Sweetest Day – Unity Stamp Company
  • Ink: Tuxedo Black – Memento and Fresh Snow – Papertrey Ink (to sponge edges of kraft cardstock)
  • Cardstock: Kraft, Intense Pink – Prism, White & Madison Plaid – Echo Park
  • Accs: floral impression folder – Sizzix, linen thread, pearl, Copic Markers (R20, RV29 and YG23)

15 responses to “JiFFy Girls are BACK: Sweetest Day Ever

  1. Oh I love this card Lori.. The embossing and stitching are a wonderful touch. Fabulous design. xx

  2. Lori–your card is beautiful…wow—the strawberry is colored so nice it looks like it is a printed one and i love the textured bg. Thanks so much for having me this month!!

  3. Lori… I just love you! :) And, I love this card! You’re cracking me up b/c now I’m sitting here wondering what in the world we would have done with that cowboy paper! Yikes! 😉 I really REALLY love the floral embossing on your cardsock! That’s so cool! Love how you highlighted the sentiment in pink too! You’re a smart one, I tell ya! :)

  4. Your card is so pretty, Lori! The stitching is too much fun, and that strawberry is yummy! Looks good enough to eat! Great job pulling the embossing into the Kraft too – love it!!! Thanks for sharing….have a great day!

  5. Ohhhhh…this is SO cute, Lori! I LOVE the embossed kraft!! (Love that Carole is “sweet”… in italics…twice. lol.)

  6. Brilliant use of the stamp on cardstock!! Fun design and adorable tag!!! And perfect stitching. Love it all Lori…!!

  7. This is adorable! Love all the textures with the embossing, stitching and twine. And details like the little pearl on the tag. . . so cute!

  8. You colored that strawberry? I thought it was stamped on colored cardstock, it looks that smooth and seamless! Love that look, with the ink outside the edges of the image… very unique! You’re such a SWEET smartie, my friend! I loves ya!

  9. Sweet! Love your embossed background, it goes perfectly with the patterned paper (which I love way more then if it had been cowboy paper!).

  10. Love the tag and the stitching. The ‘swipe’ on the sentiment is brilliant! Great card.

  11. It is a sweet card (no pun intended). I have that paper pack and can’t stop using it because it is so bright and cheerful. I love that die set and the highlighting was such a nice touch.

  12. This is gorgeous! Yummie :-) Have a lovely day, Janna

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