Monday, June 8, 2009

You Mean Everything

Were did 5 years go? If I can answer~ It went by way too fast. I remember the day so clearly, amazed that she had finally come. 9 months seemed forever and now 5 years seems like yesterday. She will always be my baby though, no matter how old she is :) Right moms :)






I hear her already 'awwwww mom, this is just so beautiful' - she is my biggest fan, I love it! I seek her every approval :) I had to have this set A Kind Word specifically this image as both my girls love to soar to the clouds on their swings. I stamped her in Stazon ink on Whisper White and used my SU Markers to color her in. A soft dusting of my Pastels Chalk kreates a bluish background. I used an oval stencil to trace the image and cut her out and then accented the edges with Lovely Lilac ink. Used my Eyelet Border Punch on my Regal Rose square to decorate my edge and then randomly stamped the small flower from the Simply Sent set in VersaMark to kreate my own designer paper. My Big Shot helped me kreate my perfect flower accent using the Little Leaves Sizzlit and Simple Flower Embosslit. Half back pearls from the Pretties Kit add a soft girlie touch. You mean everything to us Kayla, Happy 5th Birthday!

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Supplies:
Stamps: A Kind Word, Simply Sent, Always
Paper: So Saffron, Regal Rose, Lovely Lilac, Certainly Celery
Ink: Black Stazon, Lovely Lilac, Versamark, Markers: Regal Rose, Pretty in Pink, Barely Banana, Lovely Lilac, Blush Blossom, Creamy Caramel, Certainly Celery, Bashful Blue
Accessories: White Signo Gel Pen, Eyelet Border Punch, Big Shot, Little Leaves Sizzlit, Simple Flower Embosslit, Word Window Punch, Pretties Kit, Corner Rounder, Dimensionals



8 comments:

Mary Fish said...

Hi Kim . . . what a touching post. Makes me reflect on my own daughter who is now 15! Your card is amazing. When this stamp set was released, Kris and I both knew it would be on your list. Beautiful coloring and I love the embosslit with it. Hugs, M

Patti said...

Your card is ALmost as beautiful as your daughter. Time does fly, my daughter will be 25 in a few months! Enjoy!

Carrie said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful. I love the color combo and the pretty little girl. Your daughter is so adorable (both as an infant and as a 5yr old!). Thanks for sharing!

Kris Kilcoyne said...

Very sweet, Kim. I'm really glad that you not only posted a photo of your beautiful little girl, but also included a shot of yourself.

It's nice "seeing" you.

Kayla sure is a cutie and the card sure seems to fit her to a "t".

Lorraine said...

What a lovely card and a wonderful post! Happy birthday to your beautiful daughter.

Ann Schach said...

Oh, this is so sweet! They really do grow up so quickly. Cherish these times. The card is awesome as always.

Jennifer Meyer said...

Beautiful pictures Kim, Kayla is an adorable little girl! Looks like you found the bike, YEA!!

Your card is SO pretty, LOVE all fo the Sizzix dies and gorgeous layout.

LOTS of hugs, Jennifer :)

Melissa said...

Love this post! Very sweet! Your daughter is precious and a big fan of yours for a good reason - you do great work!