Sunday, 10 July 2011

What a hoot!

Oh.

My.

Word.

I am seriously in shock over the news of making the Top 20 of Gallery Idol! Honestly - I'm totally speechless and gob-smacked! Thank you so, so, so much from the bottom of my heart for all the sweetest words of support - you've no idea how special those words are and how much I'm clinging on to them for the next round.

I wish I could share the card I've made for the next round with you but you're not allowed a peek until Monday - nope, not even one sneaky peek! So lemme share a card with you that I made for one of my sweetest Bloggin' Buddies ever, Emma:

Happy Birthday

Emma is a 'hoot' and her work is fabulous. I adore the 3D items she creates too - be sure to check 'em out! It was her birthday a while back but I'm playing catch-up here on the blog (even with Royal Mail delivering the card, she's definitely got this by now LOL!)

Right, seeing as I spent all of yesterday coming up with something for the next round of Gallery Idol - I've got a lot of things to catch up on today!

Be sure to check back on Monday for the next round of Gallery Idol and be sure to join in the fun and vote. Obviously I'm gonna be secretly hoping that someone, somewhere out there will vote for me but I won't be pestering you (too much *wink*) Needless to say, I still have the same attitude I entered with: I'll be happy riding the creative wave as long as it lasts, even if it's only for a week because honestly, the talent in that Top 20 is phenomenal!

Thanks so much for stopping by and for all the support - I appreciate it more than you could ever imagine!

Catch ya later!






Card Deets
{Happy Birthday}
Stamps: Sentiment from Frame-It (Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Ink: Versamark
Cardstock: Stamper's Select White (Papertrey Ink)
Patterned Paper: Fine and Dandy - True Blue 6x6 Collection (My Mind's Eye)
Accessories: Lemon Tart Grosgrain Ribbon (Papertrey Ink)/White Detail Embossing Powder (Stampendous) Chompy! (Corner Chomper - We R Memory Keepers)

12 comments:

Peggysuez said...

This is cute, what a . . . I won't say it. (hoot, okay, couldn't resist). Your friend ought to love it. Need to get some of that paper myself, my daughter is on an owl kick.

Isha said...

Good luck Aimes. Loved your creation then and I am sure you will be able to make a perfect one now too.

Lindsay said...

What a fabulous card Aimes! I love that paper collection. So fun to be in this competition with you!

Suzanne said...

Love the card, Aimes! That paper is awesome! And congratulations on being chosen for the top 20! SO AMAZING! I can't wait to see what you create next!

Suzanne said...

Love the card, Aimes! That paper is awesome! And congratulations on being chosen for the top 20! SO AMAZING! I can't wait to see what you create next!

Lynn said...

Can't wait to see what you've created for tomorrow Aimes...I'm sure it will be absolutely fabulous! Perfect style card for Emma! Love the cool crisp colors!

Karen B. said...

Good luck to you friend, your work is superb.

~amy~ said...

woot woot..love your sweet owlie card....I'm sooo happy for you girlie...can't wait to see your diy embellie card:)

Andrea M said...

OMG!!! This is the most amazing card!!! LOVE the owls!!!
I saw that you made the top 20 and actually swung by to say CONGRATULATIONS!!! While you may be surprised, I am not!!! You are SUPER TALENTED and it is so well deserved my friend!!! I wish you the best of luck in the remainder of the competition!!!
keep up the good work GF!!!

Jen W. said...

Love those little owls and how you only rounded the top corners. Can't wait to see your GI card later today!

Caryn said...

You got my vote missy - I am soooo buzzing for you!!!

LOVE this card - the paper it positively owl-tastic.

Hugs,
Caryn xxx

Katiejane said...

I'm so over the moon for you Aimes and this is yet another stunner!
Good luck, not that you'll need it I'm sure!
Katie xx

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