Saturday, July 11, 2015

Just Us Girls #301 - Trend Week

Hi everyone!  I'm very excited today because my favorite band of all time, The Rolling Stones, are in my hometown Buffalo, NY!  My best friend Maria and my cousin Renee are going to the concert with me!  The band has been getting excellent reviews on this tour!  They've been visiting around town today.  They were at a local restaurant yesterday and today they were at the Darwin Martin house, which was built by Frank Lloyd Wright.  I wish I could have run into them somewhere!  It's on my bucket list to meet them...I doubt that will ever happen!  I'll take pics of the concert and let you know how the concert was.
Well, back to why I'm really posting today!  The Just Us Girls challenge this week is a trend challenge. I'm the hostess and I've seen lots of gold being used on cards, so that's the challenge...use gold. 
Please excuse my photo.  The light I use above my light tent is out and hubby hasn't changed the bulb yet.  I took about 13 photos all over my house and outside too and his was the best one. 
I purchased these Paper Smooches dies the other day and thought they'd look cool in gold.  I have a set of gold flatware that I use with my china for holidays.  That was my inspiration.  I die cut them from gold glitter paper, added some gold washi tape, some sequins, and a gold sentiment.  The main panel is popped up with fun foam. 

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Thanks for stopping by!
Stamps:  Hand Lettered Thanks (WP9)
Paper:  Vintage Cream, gold glitter (American Crafts)
Ink:  Delicata gold
Accessories:  Flatware 2 dies (Paper Smooches), washi tape, sequins, fun foam




Lynn said...

Have an awesome, awesome time at the concert! Take pics! LOVE your card...your design is amazing Lisa!

Marisa said...

Such a fun card :) Love the gold utensils. Have a GREAT time at the concert!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

THAT will be an awesome concert! HAVE FUN! I can't believe they are still touring~ You Go Guys -- Fun card with all the gold -- great trend choice too :)

My Crafty Place - Sharyn Polesel said...

Enjoy your concert! They were just here in Indianapolis a few weeks ago. I didn't get to go, but heard they put on a fantastic show. Love the gold silverware. I, too, have a gold set for holidays! lol Beautiful card!

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Ina said...

Just love all that gold you added to your card Lisa. Beautiful. Super challenge. Hope you and your gal friends have a ball at the concert. I am a Beatle fan and would love to have seen them live.

Gerrina said...

Great how the different gold-colors look together! Hugs, Gerrina

Sue VanDeVusse said...

I love all of that warm gold! Stunning. I am so jealous that you got to see the Stones! I bet it was amazing.

Nancy said...

Your card is SUPER! I didn't do your challenge justice...My apologies!!! It was a bad week for me, on a personal level!

Chris D. said...

How cool to be so close to the Rolling Stones! Hope you had a great time! Your card is all kinds of fabulous!


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