Monday, Monday…

Happy Monday Unies! Welcome to my blog, which is a pretty new endeavor for me. I thought it might be fun to start one, and then after getting chosen to be a Growing in Unity Gal this year, it felt like the perfect time to start.

I don’t know about you, but it takes a group of good girlfriends to make life fun and interesting. I have a small group of girlfriends that we call the “Tilted Tiaras”…yes we have tiaras that we wear occasionally. We have such fun going to dinner, the movies, random get togethers, etc. We are all very different, but come together and accept each other as we are and thoroughly enjoy each other’s company. We recently attempted one of the local escape rooms – we escaped with 3 minutes to spare! We laughed and laughed and had a blast. I highly recommend!!

Well, onto the cards for the day. It should be no surprise, that my cards today are all about friends and the friendship we have.

friends - red

My first card I used the Good Friends, Stupid Things stamp set. I colored all the women in red – a power color for a powerful trio! I matted the image on the chevron paper found in in the paper pad Love is All Around Us as well as the Herringbone paper found in the paper pad Love is in the Air. I white embossed the sentiment “One friend can change your whole life” on the strip of Herringbone paper. I finished the card off with some red pearl embellishments.

I made a second friendship card. Unity has so many great images of women, I had a hard time choosing, but I settled on 4 of the planner girls. I like being able to use diecuts from other companies and highlight Unity images.

friends - black

The 4 planner girls I used are:

I stamped each one individually, colored with copic markers and cut the images down to fit inside the rectangle of the large frame. I cut the Lawn Fawn frame from black cardstock and from black foam. I attached the black cardstock to the black foam frame. Then I attached the 4 images behind the frame. Finally, I adhered the entire thing to a black card.

I cut the word “friends” from 3 pieces of hot pink cardstock, layered them on top of each other and added it to the black frame. Finished the card off with some jewels.

Let me know what you think – I hope you are inspired to make some cards for your friends.

I’m sad to say, one of the “tilted tiaras” is moving away shortly so our small group will sadly have to say good-bye, but see you soon to one of our own.

Don’t forget to leave a comment daily to be entered in for a prize pack from Unity. I look forward to sharing my creations with you this week.


42 thoughts on “Monday, Monday…

  1. LOVE THESE CARDS…Especially the Planner girls….hold your friends close, nurture those special relationships…because you never know when you may lose them….

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  2. I have never seen the Good Friends, Stupid Things stamp set and I thought I’ve seen them all. (lol) Great designs, coloring, and stamp choices. Wonderful cards in honor of friendships. Looking forward to your GIU week! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  3. I enjoyed your stamps, and really liked what you did with the four planner girls. Color choices are great. I am looking forward to the rest of the week.

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  4. I love how you have used all of these beauties! I love the planner gals and have a few I’ll have to try this technique with. Your cards are really beautiful and love the reason for them.

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  5. Love your sweet friendship cards!! ❤️ The story of your friendship group made them even more meaningful! Sorry your one friend is moving away soon. We will be moving ourselves in two months time and I will definitely miss the friends I leave behind, but look forward to the new friends I will get to know. Looking forward to seeing the rest of your projects this week!😊

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  6. Love these cards! I, too have a group of friends that I get together with each month. They are truly happy support group! These cards give me inspiration for them. Thank you for sharing your talents.

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  7. Awesome friendship cards! I don’t think I’ve ever seen the Good Friends Stupid things stamp set! Glad you featured it and I always love seeing how others use the planner girls! You’re off to a great week! Thanks!

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  8. Super cool on both! I enjoyed reading about your girlfriends, and can’t wait to see more of what you create this week! I have a few planner girls that I need to ink up, thx for the inspiration!

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  9. This card is a showstopper! The brilliant red is outstanding and the choice of paper is awesome. I love the girls and your coloring is beautiful and vibrant. I really enjoyed reading about your tiaras!!!

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