Sunday, June 21, 2009

The Birthday Queen

Happy Sunday friends! I'm so happy to share some of the pictures of my Granny celebrating her 87th birthday yesterday. We had such a good day, and she was so cute. She is pictured here with the flowers Grandpa gave her for her birthday. I don't know who is more proud of these beauties...Granny, or Grandpa. We literally have to carry them from room to room, so she can enjoy them, and should you happen to forget to bring them with you, no worries, because she will remind you!!! :-D This woman is one of the sweetest people to bless this glorious earth, and I cherish each and every moment spent with her. She really enjoyed her day, and loved her tiara and queen banner. What a gift this special day was for all of us. We enjoyed a wonderful cookout (rain and all), along with the love and fellowship of family, and we can't wait to do it all again next year!!

A close up shot of our queen. What a gorgeous smile!! We are sooooooo lucky!!! I did spend some time on Friday night and Saturday finishing up my niece Madisyn's birthday invitations. My sweet sister, Wendi, did help finish them by printing and stamping the inside, and old forgetful me failed to get a picture of the inside. For that, we followed up the Once Upon A Time with...It Was Madisyn's Birthday, along with all the deets about where, and when. I also stamped the adorable Princess Anya from The Greeting Farm, to include on the inside for all Madisyn's cousins and friends to color. My Princess Anya stamp was a blog candy win from my friend Kadie. I chose that stamp specifically to use for projects for my nieces. THANKS, KADIE!!!!!
Here's a close up of the invitation.

Supply List
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, Pink Pirouette DSP, Pink Pirouette
Ink: Basic Gray, Chocolate Chip, Pink Pirouette
Stamps: Perfect Princess, Once Upon A Time (Both SU), Princess Anya (TGF)
Accessories: Pink Chunky Glitter, Dazzling Diamonds, Rinestones
Thanks for popping in today. I've been working on a card for the Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge and I will have that to share with you tomorrow. It's a little late, but with all the birthday preparations and celebration, I've been happily preoccupied! Have a glorious evening, and may our good Lord bless and keep you.
Love ya!


MiamiKel said...

She's such a lucky lady, Lorie :) What a dazzling smile indeed and the beautiful cards, sash, flowers and special touches you did to make her day all the more special are ones to be remembered! She is lucky to have you, as are all of us! *hugs!*

Lauri said...

oh Happy Birthday!!!! She looks so happy!!!! Glad you had a nice day together! The invitations look fabulous, too!

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful day and a beautiful card. Thank you so much for sharing such a precious part of your life with us. Continued prayers for you and yours...

Becky said...

O Happy Birthday... Glad you had wonderful day together. This card is fabulous.

Brandi said...

What a wonderful birthday! I'm glad you had such a beautiful time.

Very cute card too!