A site for my handmade cards, accompanied by my photos and written meanderings which are occasionally witty, often tongue-in-cheek, and rarely profound. Beginning in June 2013, you'll also see lots of NBUS, which is an acronym I coined for Never-Before-Used-Schtuff. Feel free to join in, use the acronym, and use up your NBUS too! Thanks for coming by! Have a beverage and enjoy!

July 21, 2015

Criss-Cross Duet and Lunch With Loll!

Hi, there! I'm back!

I hope you've been doing well and keeping crafty! The Mister and I had a lovely holiday away and I stayed well enough for us to enjoy everything we had planned and more. What a blessing! I'll share more on that below and in future posts.

The nice thing about Mt. Laundry is that it allowed me plenty of time to jump right back into my drug of choice making cards in between loadings and foldings. If you are on a design team, you may have felt the wind suddenly whooshing through your skirts yesterday ... that was me and Hammy clicking through each challenge blog for sparks to light the fire of creativity again.

And, thus, this happened:
 
I made a simple one-layer card with a NBUS stamp from Your Next Stamp called "Criss-Cross Border Stamp," which I colored with SU markers in melon mambo, certainly celery, Bermuda bay, and daffodil delight. The sediment is from SU. Then I embossed the front half of the card with a NBUS chevron e/f from Cuttlebug called "Charles," added matching twine, and winked the colors to a sparkly frenzy:
Challenges
OLS
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Today's Twofer
 
You may see only Christmas cards for my twofers (and maybe even some onefers) from now on as I'm woefully behind and time is flying woefully fast towards Christmas. I wanted to make a card using the same graphic criss-cross stamp which I used on my first card and this time also use the matching die. 

After stamping and die-cutting, I simply colored and winked some of the design elements of the stamp and popped it up on my card front. The heart is a stitched die from PTI. The holly is cut from a thick handmade paper snippet using a PTI die. The sediment is a NBUS stamp from Stamping All Day. 

Challenges
Pixies Crafty WorkshopYNS Sketch 18
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Look It's Loll!

I made my first card above with one special friend in mind: Loll Thompson of Stamping With Loll! She has long been my "bloggie friend" and now she is also my "real life friend" because I had the absolute pleasure of meeting her for reals while we were on our holiday in British Columbia!
How lucky am I to have met another one of my card heroes! We have been planning our meeting for a few months and I'm so happy I was able to make the trip and have it happen!

We are "Lolly and Dolly" to each other and we've been supportive co-enablers since I came on the scene. Lolly has been a constant source of inspiration and knowledge, for which I am very grateful! Her awe-mazing talent has grown with each year and I find every card she makes to be truly a frameable work of art!

Thank you, Lolly, for welcoming us into your lovely home and hosting a delicious lunch for us and our Misters ~ and for supplying me with loads of misters of the other kind, too! It was real thrill for me to meet you and see where you make the magic happen! MWAH!

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107 comments:

Carole Z said...

What a super twofer Darnell, love those chevrons, lovely photo of you both as well, great that you are now friends 'in the flesh' too! Hugs Carole Z X

Sue said...

Fab cards.

So nice that you have met your friend.

Hope you have a nice day. Sue

Loll said...

Hi Dolly! Two beautiful cards ... I LOVE that graphic border stamp and you have used it to perfection today!! LOVE all that white space on your first card too ... you know me and white space! :)

I'm so happy that you and Mister came by for a visit the other day. It was great to finally meet you in person! Gord and I had a great time! Thanks again for all the fun crafty goodies ... I will put them to good use!! :) Lolly xx

Hannelie said...

How lucky the 2 of you!!!
AWEmazing cards on display today Darnell!
Good to see you back in action

Jane Willis said...

Lovely that you had a chance to meet up in real life! What brilliant cards, I love the stamp and it looks completely different coloured in different ways. But I really must NOT read your posts while eating my breakfast..... I read that the embossing folder was called "Charles" and now I'm going to have to wipe half-chewed bran flakes off my computer screen. One of my oldest friends is called Charles, and that embossing folder is SOOOOOO not him. Do you think they are names by the same people who make up the names for Ikea?
Jane

Craft-E-Place said...

Two beautiful cards but I have to say that the first one is simply stunning. I love everything about it - the design is stylish and the embossed background is inspired it adds so much to the overall impact of the card.
Great to have you back and how nice to have met up with Loll. Hope you are feeling good and refreshed after your break.
Elaine

!neke said...

Great meeting each other in real life !
Unfortunately I am to far away !!!!!
But I can meat you by blogging !
Your cards are great !

greetings Ineke

Julie B said...

How great to get to meet the wonderful Loll, lucky you.
Two fab cards, your break has certainly got your mojo working overtime. I love the EF, not one I've come across. Must admit to being bit of a EFaholic, my box is full and new ones find it a bit of a squish. New box or no more folders, what do you think? :) x

SARN said...

Hi Darnell . . . glad to hear you're feeling well and were able to enjoy your holiday (or should that be renamed LOLLYDAY?). What fun to meet up with Loll she, like you, is amazingly talented.

The twofers you're showing today are wonderful.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Suze Bain said...

Hello there Darnell, just back from our own holiday, we had a fabulous antipodean adventure to see my brother who emigrated 7 years ago. What a great pic of you and Dolly and love that chevron card. Had a wee look back your last few posts and LOVE the apple tree card. Happy crafting! xx

Di said...

I love both cards Darnell! Of course the snippets one, as always' is really clever :)

And how wonderful that you met Lolly, great photo of you two there. And am so pleased you were well enough again to enjoy the trip.

Hugs

Di xx

Rema said...

Awesome assortment of cards Darnell! Love the first one and that chevron embossing folder you used. I must have it!

Aileen (mum) said...

Darnell, have missed you petal. Love your twofers but especially the first of the twofers. The sparkle you caught in the photo, wow. Brilliant card, so good you had a wonderful holiday. So nice to be able tcatch up with a friend.

Lizzy Hill said...

Two gorgeous cards....& the coloured twine on the top one....fab touch:) So glad all went well for your holiday, too:):)

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Great cards Darnell . . . and love that happy photo of you and the lovely Loll! I was wondering where you had gotten to. I'm glad you had a lovely holiday! I am so jealous that everyone all over blogland are managing to meet one another, what a lovely way to spend some time! It must be terrific getting to meet someone in the 'flesh' that you get to know quite well on-line! Have a lovely week! Hazel xx

My Crafty Place - Sharyn Polesel said...

Two beautiful cards! I love the criss cross border stamp....very cool! I have never thought to emboss over stamping, but what a great look. Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

Ros Crawford said...

Welcome home! Well it didn't take long for you and Hammy to come up with something fantabulous!! And what a treat to meet your friend!! Lovely photo! ... Enjoy your week!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wow wow wow!! These are absolutely GORGEOUS! LOVING the colors and the holly on the second one!!!!!!!

Chriss Blagrave said...

What a blast it must have been to meet in person! I have dreams about meeting some of you out there...so happy that you were able to go ahead with your travel plans!
Love how you have used this crisscross stamp and the different looks on your cards. The sparkle on your first is dazzling :)

Jeanne said...

Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful cards and your visit to meet your friend. What a happy time that must have been. You two look like life long friends in the photo. And I adore that last one that must be of you looking over the scene in front of you. This post sure made me smile. :)

Brenda said...

I'm so glad that you and the Mister had a great vacation and all went well with your health! Prayers answered!! How fabulous that you were able to meet Loll and have lunch all together! I bet Loll is a great cook as she is a card maker. I think too she is fabulous and am amazed at her talents with card making. I'd love to be just like her when I grow up....oh wait, I am already grown up. Oh well, maybe I need to rub elbows with her. lol Your visit sounds lovely and I'm so happy for the both of you that you got to meet in person! You are getting around Auntie!
Your card are beautiful! I love that stamp you used, can be used for masculine cards as well as any other kind of card. Your first card is so pretty with the colors you chose, I love the matching twine too and the embossing. The wink of sparkle is perfect! I love how you used this same stamp and made a Christmas card, just goes to show how versatile this stamp is! Love, love, love!! Hugs, Brenda

Monica Maier said...

Darnell!!! Love these to cards, now I'm itchin' to get my hands on that stamp, I love graphic stamps. Great cards!!!

Hugs, Monica

Pat said...

Two beautiful cards Darnell, love the colours and both so different too, and the Christmas theme works perfectly. Glad you had a lovely holiday and had the added bonus of catching up with Loll and what a lovely photo of you both. x

Valerie Nolan said...

Two beautiful cards Darnell love that design. How exciting that you met with Loll! Its amazing to meet blogging friends and its as if you've always known each other, no awkward moments :0)
Val x

OH Babs said...

First it is good to hear you are feeling better and able to take your trip and meet up with Loll. Yippee! The cards are great and I especially like the first one and everything about it - the layer upon layer of WoS really pops off the page. I must say in every picture of you your amazing smile is present. BBB

Nancy said...

One of your most creative graphic cards I have seen Darnell! Super cool! Love the way the twine balances out the vertical lines! Love Love! Thanks for joining us this week for our color challenge at Just Us Girls. Also, so glad you got to meet up with a fellow crafter, that is a win win!

Nessa's Crafty Place said...

Great cards Darnell!Love the combination of patterns and embossing on the first one-really neat!
How fabulous that you got to meet your friend Lol-sounds like you all had a blast!
Hugs,Nessa xxx

Sue - said...

So glad you're feeling better and were able to have your vacation. And now you've made two fab cards. I adore the first one - the multicoloured twine is just genius!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

What a deliciously creative one layer card - love that combo of embossing folder and stamping!!! So cool! Great Christmas card, too! Lolly and Dolly = you are hilarious! So fun to meet a blogging friend!

Maura R said...

Great cards, Darnell! Love the first one in particular -so creative, colorful, yet still has lots of white space to breathe (and sparkle to boot!). So fun that you got to meet Loll in person. I imagine there was a bit of laughter involved in your lunch date!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love your JUGS card -- the added texture is quite awesome! Thanks for joining in with us this week!

HOW FUN to meet Loll face to face -- I bet you hit it off like BFF's - [you both seem to have the same personality; AWESOME! :) Nothing beats meeting fellow stampers in person!

sandie said...

How wonderful you got to go away and also to meet Loll. Your chevron stamps is so perfect for these challenges and loving the extra sparkle. Just subscribed under a new email address as I am not getting any emails on gmail-see if I can get them on outlook!

conil said...

So glad your time away had no downside...what a treat to meet with Loll...she's brilliant. You apparently have had no trouble getting back into the swing of things if these two cards are any indication. Great graphic design with a hint of color on the first and I do believe the Christmas card meets all the Merry Monday criteria. Another winner, winner, chicken dinner. Welcome back, you were missed.

Brenda in IN said...

I am so happy you had a great time on your getaway. AND to meet Loll! How wonderful. It's really nice that the Misters get along too while you are visiting. I love these cards today. They are so different with the graphic look to them, but just outstanding. I love the simple coloring and matching twine and the gorgeous Christmas one. Maybe I will get inspired to start Christmas cards. But first there are six birthday cards, Halloween, Thanksgiving and then off to Christmas. It gets here before you know it once we pass Sept. 1st. Also glad you felt so well on your trip.

Lisa said...

Oh wow, what gorgeous cards!! I love the embossing on the first!! That stamp is fabulous!! They are both so awesome!! And how fun to meet up with your bloggy buddy!! What a beautiful picture of you two!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Jean said...

Love both your cards today Darnell, great idea to make your second a Christmas one. That lovely stamp works well for both.
Glad you enjoyed your holiday, and what fun to meet another bloggie pal in real life. Lovely photo of you together.
Jean x

I Card Everyone said...

Meeting blogging friends makes any journey more wonderful, D - so happy for you, and Lols. I'd liked to have been the proverbial fly in her craftroom! About that e.f. - never knew he had a name! Charles, huh? Must go re-introduce myself to him!
Lovely cards, Darnell - just lovely.
=] Michele

Karen M said...

Gorgeously clean and yet colourful card, Darnell! I adore what you have done here, especally the sparkly bits added onto the colour Kx

pinky said...

Both cards are absolutely stunning Darnell. How lovely to get to meet your blogging friend for real. Love the photo.

Notes by Nina said...

Both cards are fantastic Darnell, I am loving that first card though with the fun texture and bold pattern. Your visit sounds wonderful and I hope BC treated you well. So glad you played along with us for Merry Monday.

Helen F. said...

Welcome back, Darnell. So happy you enjoyed some Special good-health time away with the Mister and got to meet Lolly :-) in person~how fun!
These two cards are wonderful, love that Criss-Cross stamp with the matching Baker's twine and very cool EF (another one I don't have and simply must!)

Geri said...

My dear girl...how do you always find such amazing stamps? I seriously must be living under a rock...no make that a boulder, cuz I've honestly never heard of "Your Next Stamp" company. That will change the moment I post this comment though!

Two AH-MAZING cards! I love how the bright colors and the chevron EF add a nice pop of color to the stamp without detracting from the delicious clean & graphic design (yep...makde my heart race!)

The RWG colors on your second card create a whole different feel - so festive and fun! That handmade paper looks divine!

Now onto the "Lolly & Dolly Luncheon". I'm so happy for the both of you to get this opportunity to meet IRL. And so happy that you were feeling well enough to make the trip!

Jean said...

Gorgeous cards!

Sarah said...

Two beauts Darnell and the cards are Ok too!! Sounds like you had a wonderful time and it's lovely to see you back xx

cuilliesocks said...

Hi Darnell, what two wonderful cards, I just love that stamp and your colours are fabulous.
How lovely that you could meet up with your friend, hugs Kate x

Karenladd said...

Wow Darnell, that first card is amazing! I love the stamping and embossing..and the multiple strands of brightly colored bakers twine. I didn't even know bakers twine came in those colors but they coordinate perfectly with your stamping. Glad you had a great vacation and even got to meet a crafty friend!

oldpunca said...

Happy to have you back! :-) You have made two wonderful cards. Super nice one-layer by the first one and your twofer is a super cute Christmas card.
Hugs, Sonja

Birgit said...

Love both cards with the pop of colour. Christmas is closer than we think-Egad!! How wonderful to have met a blogger friend that you can just talk shop plus so much more

Kathleen said...

Two super cards and I especially love the first one, I think it is those super colours and fab layout.
Glad you and the Mister had a fabulous holiday, you deserved it.

Kath x

Dena J said...

I adore these cards! The first is a brilliant use of all those great supplies to create a perfect CAS card for those challenges! I look at your blog every day, and feel guilty for not leaving love more often. But I am glad you have heaps of deserving praise.

Redanne said...

Love, love, love the twofer! Love geometric designs and you have used them so beautifully. I am even more pleased that your break went well and that you stayed well too, I look forward to hearing more about it. How lovely to meet up with another special crafter too!

We are still away, home tomorrow though... Hugs, Annie xx

Bobby said...

I'm so happy that you got to meet Loll, Darnell. What fun that must have been. She is an inspiration to me, too. I love both of your cards, especially the first one with all the color and white space. Where do you find all these "new" stamp companies? I don't think Mt. NBUS is getting any smaller. ;)

Cat Craig said...

How fabulous to meet your crafting friend, its so nice to spent real life time with others who share our obsessions.

That embossing is so cool with your stamping on the first card, I wondered at first glance if it was clear embossing paste and stencil or what...good to know that folder is out there! Your second helping is just sweet and such a perfect choice for MM. Have a wonderful week D.

Carol L said...

What a wonderful pair of cards today and how wonderful that you got to visit with Lolls! I'm so glad you had that opportunity and enjoyed your visit! I'm a jingling now after seeing your little bells :)

ionabunny said...

Great stamp. Love how you just coloured the squares. Must be lovely to meet blog friends. Hugz

Anita said...

Amazing cards! Thanks for playing along at Your Next Stamp.

Bonnie said...

What a great stamp! I love how you've colored and winked it! And that embossing folder has me drooling! Love how you've used it so differently on the second card with the pretty stitched heart! I'm so glad you could spend some time with Loll. How special!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Wow! So gorgeous are both cards you created. That is a neat stamp image and I love how you colored in the centers of the design with those bright colors. And, great texture too.

MaryH said...

Both of these beautiful cards made my eyes just spin! I can imagine coloring the tiny bits in this eye-popping graphic design. But oh my, when it was finished - Big WOWZERS for both of them. And aren't you just the clever cardmaker to be able to see a Christmas design in this stamp! Oh lovely! And of course I enjoyed the pics of the Big Meet! I am so thrilled for both of you on this trip, and can just guess at the swell time you had together. Both of YOU are my card heroes, and it's always such a joy to meet someone you've known in Blogland, and find out they are just as lovely IRL! TFS & for sharing your wonderful meet up with Loll. She's very special indeed! Hugs

Pam said...

Fabulous cards! So happy for both you & loll that you finally got to meet. Meeting some blogging buddies is on my bucket list!

Rose said...

Love your cards! Especially the first one with the beautiful colouring & gorgeous texture.

Dana & Glen said...

Both cards are gorgeous Darnell. But I am in LOVE with the with the first! Color, texture and the twine - swoon.

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

I just love both cards!!! I especially like the colors and the mix of Baker's twine on the first one!
I am so glad you had a good vacation! And that you got to see a bloggy friend! They're the best!!!

Ardyth said...

Love how you've used that graphic stamp in two different ways! How fun to meet Loll, too! So glad you joined us at OLS!

Nan G said...

Fab cards darnell.! That first one is my fave, very striking! How cool to meet a blog give friend. Have a wonderful rest of the week. Hugs

Susanne Vargas said...

Welcome back home! So fun to read about your meeting with Loll! Brings back great memories from our meeting! Your cards are fabulous! What a versatile stamp! Apparently Hammy and you are well rested and had no problem getting back into creating!

Susan said...

So glad you got to meet Loll! I've enjoyed my crafty days at her house so much! Love the two cards you made.

Lisa said...

Loving this super dup twofer Darnell!! So happy you had a good vacation and got to spend some time with your bloggy friend!!

frommycraftroom said...

Two fab cards.
Glad to hear you and the Mister had a great holiday and you got to meet one of your bloggy friends in real life :)

Inkyfingers said...

Glad your holiday went well Darnell , and that you got to meet the fabulous Loll who provides me with inspiration with every card she makes!
I love your twoferses and really like how different the same stamp can look on two cards!
Stay well.
Hugs
Carol x

Claire said...

CAS perfection Darnell! Love that stamp...must buy now! I can't believe it's been sitting in your NBUS! Those colours remind me of fruit pastels. good enough to eat! Glad you enjoyed your holiday - how lovely to meet up with another of your blogging friends. Look me up if you ever get Down Under! Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

hazelspaperdesigns said...

Awesome Criss-crossing, Darnell! I totally love your Thank you card with that funky background to match those rainbow coloured diamonds. I can just imagine a sweater with that design. The Chrissie card is gorgeous too! Lovely to have lunched with Loll. Lucky girls!!

Anita in France said...

Yum yummy yum yum, yum yum (done in a sing song sort of a way), Darnell ... such deliciousness! Gorgeous graphic criss crossing patterns ... one, all festive and Christmassy, the other with the pops of colour and cool texture just sings to my CAS loving heart! How fun and fantastic that you and Loll got to meet up! Hugs & Bisous, my friend, Anita :)

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Sounds like you've had a brilliant trip Darnell and how wonderful to meet Loll - fabulous piccy of you both there. Did you do much crafting I wonder or was it more chit chat!!! Oh love your bright, striking and awesome cards too - looks like you didn't leave your mojo on vacations. Thanks so much for sharing your card at ATCAS - love seeing your work in the gallery. Sarah x

Renata said...

Krasni voščilnici!

Gerrina said...

Great you met Loll and that you could do all you planned on your holidays!
Love the chevroncar; it looks simple, but with all the details it is perfect! Hugs, Gerrina

Julie E said...

What a great classic color scheme on the Christmas card. The border stamp works so well as a classic border on your card. I like your first card too where the stamp is the focal point. Thanks for joining in the fun at YNS with challenge #18!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Always a joy to come see your creations - these two are no exceptions! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

Deanne :)

Colleen said...

As usual your story is a delight! so happy the vacation went well for you and your health and what a bonus to meet Loll! Your cards are stunning!

Bożena Adamusińska said...

Wow! Awesome card! I love the texture of the first card. It is wonderfully colorful and glazing adds to its glare. And envy of meeting such wonderful two ladies. It must have been extraordinary meeting.
hugs,
BozenA

Karren said...

Gorgeous cards! The little pops of color on the white card are stunning!

Sharon Underwood said...

I love the design you used on both cards! The colors are striking, too. Wonderful job!

Joyce said...

Love both of your cards. That is a pretty neat graphic stamp, and I like the texture you added, too. Fun picture of you and Loll. How fun that you guys got to meet.

Maxine D said...

So great to hear you had such a great holiday, and to meet another bloggie friend IRL must be so special!! Love your use of the stunning graphic stamp!!
Blessings
Maxine

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Hi Darnell, It seems that you are enjoyed vacation and meeting blog friends :) I've scrolled through your blog to see what beauties I've missed. Beautiful designs on this post, I love how you matched up the image, background embossing and even the design on the cord along with the colours on the top one. Beautiful Christmas design as well. It's been busy in my part of the world. Hugs, Shirleyxx

alexandra s.m. said...

I love your cards Darnell!
Thank You!!

Shelly said...

These are FABULOUS! And what a sweet pic!

JoAnn said...

Beautiful cards Darnell. I really like the Christmas one with the heart. The other one is great also. Love the texture.
Glad you met Loll and had a good time. It is so nice to meet blogging friends in real life.

Chris D. said...

How fun that you were able to meet Loll face to face! Crafty friends unite!!! LOL! Your cards are, as usual, amazing, and I love that you made two completely different themed cards with one stamp! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

Craftychris said...

Both cards are fabulous and so different too! Love the border stamp and the chevron embossing folder is fab too! Gorgeous photo of you and Loll - how nice that the two of you have met up! xxx

Kim Heggins said...

Two over the top amazing card!!!! I love that stamp set and how you used it. Just incredible. And how fun for you to meet up with Loll and have lunch!!!!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Just love the two different looks you achieve with that fun chevron stamp, Darnell! I spotted the heart card at Merry Monday and had to stop by. So fun that you could meet Loll too - great photo of you both!

Shona Chambers said...

How wonderful for Dolly and Lolly to come face to face. So nice for you to finally meet in person and bet it felt like you had known each other for years. So glad you were still well enough to enjoy your holiday too! Just love your first card, its so geometric and the cool chevron embossing in the background is super funky. So, so happy to see you at CAS-ual Fridays too!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

I love what you have done with the crisscross stamp! And then embossing it, amazing! How cool that you two rock stars got together! Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

Petra Swart said...

Those sparks you found visiting challenges, surely lit a big fire of creativity for you and Hammy, Darnell!!! Love the very creative ways you have used that stamp and die - the colouring is great!!!!
What a pleasure it must have been to meet Loll!!! Sound as if you had a great time!!!

Cheryl W. said...

Beautiful cards, and how lovely that you got to meet a card-making friend IRL.

Taunya Butler said...

I love these cards - they are so different and so unique!! And so happy for you that you had a meet up with Loll!! Lucky girls!!

Ceal said...

Great cards, thanks for playing along with our chevron challenge at ATCAS!

Nancy said...

Oh Darnell your posts always make me laugh. Two lovely cards today as well. What fun to meet a fellow card maker in the flesh. I'm sure you had a great time and became instant BFs. Who could resist your sense of humor:)

JD/ Jill said...

Wonderful cards!

So wonderful that you had the opportunity to meet another fellow crafter! Since I have been fortunate to meet many fellow crafters in person that I first met on line...I know how special that is...
I'm sure the two of you had a really fun day!

Susan Raihala said...

Darnell, both cards are lovely, but YOU KNOW how much I love and adore the one-layer stunner. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE how you used the baker's twine and shimmered up those colors! Thanks so much for sharing it with the One-Layer Simplicity Challenge. And I'm so glad you're feeling better and had a good break!!!

Greta said...

Oh how wonderful to meet a blogging buddy & what a great picture of the 2 of you! Love your new stamp, Darnell--2 unique & lovely cards!

Holly Endress said...

Very pretty... Love how you used the layout! Thanks for joining us at YNS!

Wendy said...

Love your heart card, Darnell! Such a pretty design! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Monday! :)

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Awww - thanks for the kind comments on my Merry Monday card, Darnell! Sorry, I thought I was following your blog - oh well, can't remember everything... So I got it done now :)

Maria A. said...

Hello Darnell, and what a beautiful Christmas card this is, love it, specially the awesome design on the top, that is simply awesome.
Thank you for sharing at Merry Monday.

Maria Rodriguez
www.swimbikerunandstamp.blogspot.com

cm said...

My dear friend, how far behind I've fallen in commenting! Time to remedy that while I'm here visiting my mom. So glad your trip was fabulous, as was the opportunity to meet supportive co-enabler, Loll, in person! A wonderful photo of you two gorgeous gals, beaming with happiness. Your cards: sheer delights! I've become a real fan of YNS after your recommendation!
Hugs~c