Friday, June 22, 2012

Hi Ya!

Gosh it's been a busy week here at The Open Window,
hasn't it ? !  A very INSPIRING busy week, I hope : )

Today we are wrapping up a 5-day event with
the designer of

and the designers of

It's has been one terrific blog hop indeed !

If you've made your way here from
my friend & teammate
then you are in the perfect place to proceed.

If not, I would encourage you to start back at the
beginning over on the
because do we have prizes ! ! !

As soon as I opened my collection of papers & embellishments
from My Little Shoebox, I was immediately drawn to this fun paper.
It's from the 'Lovely Day' collection.  Of course, birdcages are
so in and I just love 'em.
Last week, I created my first rolled flower using their die cuts
and the tiny one on this card is my second : )
They are super easy to create.
I love hanging birdcages in creative ways, so I used a variety
of gems & pearls and of course, baker's twine.
I twisted together Flax & Stone from The Twinery and tied
a neat little bow.

The mini-alphas from MLS were the perfect color for this card too.

I really do hope you will take your time to visit each blog on
the hop.  You have until this Saturday night to complete it,
so grab a cuppa & enjoy because here's what you could win:

Four spools of baker's twine in
YOUR choice of colors


One of these terrific collections from My Little Shoebox.

It is time to send you on your way.

The next stop on the hop is the uber-talented

I'll be back later with my guest post with
Rubbernecker Stamps.

Then later tonight, the prize posts begin from the
3rd Anniversary Celebration
here at The Open Window.
With $750+ in prizes to giveaway, it will take most
of the weekend to post . . .

Thanks for 'peeking' in ! ! !

Project Recipe:
Patterned Paper: Lovely Day by My Little Shoebox
Embellishments: baker's twine in Flax & Stone
gems from A Muse Studio, Recollections


ScrappyRae10 said...

I love the flowers and the use of the papers!

Jennifer Scull said...

this is just such a fun, happy card! love the way you added the little embellies! cute! :)

Annette said...

aww this is so sweet...great card.

Angel said...

Love the card. The twine compliments the paper so well.

Susan Martin said...

Gorgeous. I love the bird cages.. they are way too cute! And that little rolled flower.. they are great! I am going to have to try them! I think they look so good!! Thanks again for sharing your fantastic creations!


Karen Diebolt said...

Very cute card. I like the bird cages.

Sharon Roselli said...

sweet card. love the yellow, reminds me of summer. your twine is perfect for hanging the bird cages! thanks for sharing.

Miriam Prantner said...

Cute, cute, card, and I just love the sentiment...reminds me of my british friends!

Kara Lynne said...

So many wonderful things going on with that card! It's so full of fun details, love it!

Viji Siddharth said...

So very beautiful and elegant!

KellyG said...

so cute, love the design and colors you used!

Margie said...

Very pretty card! Love it!

Linda said...

cute card great use of twine

Anita Braddock said...

Super Awesome card. Love the flowers and the Birdcages are cool love the use of the Twine I love Love Twine. thanks for sharing

Caroline said...

your card is lovely !

Romy said...

Your card is absolutely fabulous! The birdcages look so pretty.

pamela said...

Super cute use of the twine!

Southern Belles Charm said...

Love the look with the bird cages! So cute!

Laura said...

very cute card!!

julie e said...

Love the bird cages and use of twine

Mucki said...

WOW... what a great idea

Sue D said...

Very cute--I like the flower and the birdcage hanging with twine.

Phazereyes said...

Cute card and use of twine.

Cynthia B. said...

MLS's mini-alphas are just about my favorite product from them! Love all the colors, and love how you braided the twine here for the birdcage. Very cute!

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

I adore bird cages....and these are so cute. how clever to suspend one from that lovely twine. FUN!

Sisters Craft Cafe said...

so pretty! love how you used the twine


ILuvVintageScrap said...

Such a beautiful card!!!!!!!!! Love it :)

Kelly said...

Oh how cute is that with the bird cages!! I love that! Thanks so much for the inspiration!! :)

2LilPrincesses said...

love the flowers!!!


Lisa said...

This is adorable Julie, love those bird cages!!

Monika Wright said...

Perfection as always, Julie!

jordanbev5 said...

I love your card for its' fun and whimsy!! Loven' your blog!

Carol said...

Great blog hop this week! Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration!

Carol B

Angi said...

Fabulous! Love the bird cages!

Barbara A. said...

Such a beatuiful card!

Tigerberry said...

The bird cage and flowers have been very popular with me on this Hop. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

Carla said...

Such a cute card, love the birdcages too.

Carla from Utah

Marlena M. said...

I love the look of your card, Julie! The twine treatment is fabulous.

Julie S. said...

Very pretty card. TFS. Girl , you aresome kind of super woman !! You have so much going on. Bravo !! I don't know how you do it all . But Im happy you do. Your projects always put a smile on my face. Thank you for that.

Anonymous said...

Love the bird cages hanging from the twine. So cool!