09 April 2015

Travels, friends & a card

Happy Thursday! Before I get to the card for today... a slight diversion.  I have to talk a little bit about a little trip I took recently.  As some of you know, I used to teach card classes for A Muse.  As part of that, I met and got to know an amazing group of women.  While teaching for A Muse is no longer, the friendships I made during that time have lasted.  Well, some of us were lucky enough to get together for Jenn Shurkus' Art Loft Retreat in Providence, RI on the last weekend of March.  Jenn is a former A Muse girl herself and now runs art retreats, teaches and designs (be sure to check our her website - amazing stuff there). I can't describe what an amazing time we had but it reminds me that this hobby has done so much more for me than just give me a creative outlet.  It has given me some truly amazing friends and I am so glad they are still in my life.

Donna, Tracy, Dawn, Cheiron, Sherry, Lyndsay, Liz, Jill, Me and 
our 'creative chick' hostess  Jenn (in front)

Here is a few snap shots of what we made:


Now on to the Seize the Birthday challenge for this week.  The option for this week is 'tall and narrow' but remember, the only real requirement is 'birthday'!

Found this note card in my stash - it's old but definitely serves the tall & narrow purpose!  Hope you can play along this week.  All the details are on the blog - be sure to check it out and give some love to the rest of the team!

Thanks so much for stopping by.  Have a terrific day and a wonderful weekend.

Card details:
Happy Birthday
Stamps: Unity
Paper: SU! note card, A Muse striped paper
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories:  washi tape, EK Success binding edge punch & corner rounder punch, Tim Holtz tiny attacher, button, Jillibean Soup twine, SU! ribbon


  1. How FUN!!!!!!!!!

    Love your card:)

  2. the weekend was such a blur but in the same time memories were made that I cherish so much :) thank you so much for coming glenda and for this great blog post! :)

  3. What a terrific weekend! It exceeded all my dreams of what it would be! So much fun being together and doing that thing we love to do!

  4. Sounds like you had a fabulous time at your art retreat!!! YAY! Great photo of you girls! Love your card too!

  5. Sounds like a terrific weekend, Glenda! (Emily and I had our own mini craft retreat today... there may have been wine.) Your card is perfect for the optional theme -- the sentiments and note card help lengthen the look of the card even more.

  6. Wonderful card for our Tall and Skinny challenge Glenda! Looks and sounds like you had a wonderful time!


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