Saturday, April 28, 2012

Peachy Keen Day

We're wrapping up at Gingersnap Creations.  I will miss being on that design team.  Many of us are moving with Shar Briss to her new site, Unruly Paper Arts so you will see me there as I continue to enjoy rubbing elbows with so many talented artists.  I'm finishing up the draft for my first column which will be in the May issue of Unruly Paper Arts blogozine. 

In the meantime, each of us official Gingers are being showcased on the Gingersnap Creations blog.  My turn was on April 11.  I appreciate Shar's comments about my work in her post.  You can see the post HERE.

I loved being a Ginger--so much that I made this hangy thingy quite some time ago which got me one of the Ginger Gem honors before I became an Official Ginger.  So here it is again, one last time for sentimental reasons:

Today I'd like to share a couple of birthday cards I received.Thanks so much for all the birthday wishes here and on FB.

This one is from the artsy staff at Prairie Art Stamps:
I love the gold embossing and the notched gold thread framing.

And this one is from Susan K:
I love the softness of the color palette and stamped ink.

I found it interesting that both cards were in peach tones.  I truly did have a peachy birthday! So this is the last post featuring the number one song on the hit parade when I was born!

Since it's also Pink Saturday, I want to share my beautiful deep pink roses in my front yard.  I took several photos so that I could make a photo card.
 Thanks for visiting!  Have a great weekend!


Brenda Brown said...

Great post Helene, you have been a fabulous Ginger as has everyone else on the team and I am so pleased to be alongside you all as part of UPA,
Great pics and your pink rose is stunning.
hugs {brenda} xox

Suzanne said...

Oh my gosh, this is the second amazing, creative blog I have seen in just a few minutes. Okay, here's the plan. You be the clever, creative one and I'll take care of treats, like pink milk and cookies:) See ya around...

LV said...

Cards are my weakness and these are gorgeous and so different.

Lynne Moncrieff said...

Happy Birthday to you Helene!!!!
Beautiful cards you have shared.

craftattack said...

Happy birthday! Valerie

trisha too said...

Very happy belated birthday wishes to you, Helene!

I know what you mean about the sentimental spot you have for the Gingers and the pieces you created there, it was always so exciting to be chosen. Being an official Ginger was a delight, and I'm happy to be going along with you to Unruly Paper Arts!


Cindy Gay said...

I love the "Genuine" cover, especially the cutout.

Sharon said...

I love your "hangy thingy"!!! Gingersnaps will be missed!! Happy belated b'day - love the cards you received!!

Micupoftea~ said...

Happy Belated Birthday! Hope your day was as special as you~ Like the hanging Ginger tag you made.

clare said...

fab projects and beautiful rose photo. i'll miss the gingernap creations as well, but already following the new site. x

Gisèle said...

Happy Birthday Hélène !!!
Im going to miss you as a Ginger, but sure your wonderful art will pop up elsewhere !

love and kisses to you my friend, G.

1CardCreator said...

Glad your birthday was Peachy, your cards are beautiful. Can't wait to read your first column at Unruly!

Lucy Edmondson said...

I love your Ginger hanging! You are making me feel sad now! I loved being a Ginger and I don't think with everything going on for me recently it quite 'hit me' that it is no more. Glad to be part of the new venture with you,

Lucy x

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