July 18, 2009

My Disney trip update...a card, new stash and pics!

Good Morning crafty friends! It is so nice to finally get some time to share my Disney trip pics with you! We had a great time and it was nice to have a break and see all my beloved Disney friends again! It truly is a magical place!!!!! This year the Theme is "Celebrate Everyday" and we went to Celebrate Hannah's 10th birthday and it was a great way to celebrate!!!!

Well, first I wanted to show you the card that I made for Hannah and I brought it to Florida with us and gave it to he on her birthday before we headed to the Magic Kingdom! I am quite happy with how this card turned out! I used a great sketch #58 from Friday Sketchers challenge blog. I didn't have time before we left to enter the challenge but it was a gorgeous sketch and one to use again for sure!
I used this yummy Cosmo Cricket Early Bird paper that I bought at Stamping Bella...I thought the polka dot paper was kinda reminiscent of Minnie's polka dot dress. I used this new Summer Anya stamp and coloured her with my Copics. I used my Stix 2 glue and foil to give her mirrored sunglasses, lol! The sentiment is a Stamping Bella sentiment...how perfect is it and I embossed it with Zing White embossing powder. I used some Melissa Frances rub-ons on the image and I spotted this Mickey ears ribbon slider in my stash that my good friend Dana gave me a few years ago and it was just the perfect little touch for this card!

Here is the inside sentiment which is also a Melissa Frances rub-on! Hannah was pleased with her card but I think she just wanted to get going to Disney World that morning,lol!

Here is a pic of all my goodies that I picked up on our trip! I got my BG Lemonade and June Bug papers and other BG goodies from a great store in Orlando called Scrappy Boutique that I found by searching my GPS, I got my Memento inks at a Disney outlet store that had some scrapbooking supplies...look at the price tag...that's right 5$...what a steal! Then I had my hubby stop at Jo-Ann's on our way home from the Buffalo Airport. I got the DCWV paper pad, the Fiskars Apron lace punch, embossing folder and yummy American Crafts ribbon.
Now for some Disney pics...here is Hannah on her 10th B-day in front of Cinderella's Castle, Magic Kingdom. She was so proud to wear her Birthday Button and to have cast members wish her a Happy B-day all day long!!!!!! What a magical day!!!!!!

Oh this is me with Snow White my fave princess, Magic Kingdom!

and me smooching with my new boyfriend Mickey,lol, at Camp Minnie-Mickey, Animal Kingdom !!!!!

Here is all of us with Goofy in Frontierland, Magic Kingdom, just before we got on Splash Mountain!!!!!
and here is Chris and Kieran with Princess Jasmine and Aladdin at Morocco Pavilion, Epcot.
Lastly, I just wanted to mention that I was so super thrilled to have won the Just Magnolia card of the month! Bev e-mailed me to let me know and It was such a fabulous surprise!!!! Now, I have a 25 dollar Voucher from Simon Says Stamp to go shopping with. I know exactly what I going to get....yup, more cute Magnolia stamps,lol!!!!
Well, Thanks for stopping by and having a wee peek at my pics! I hope to do some stamping this weekend but I need to clean my house too so I will try to get a little of both done,lol!


joey said...

Hi Tara,

Fantastic family piccys! Snow White is my fave princess too. Your card is absolutely gorgeous you used so much detail with that sketch, love the mickey ears button!


Tracey said...

So much happening here.....first, I love your card. It is gorgeous as always and perfect for your birthday princess! Second, the pictures of your new stash are fabulous. Love the deals!! And next, thanks for sharing the pictures from your trip. Looks you had a fantastic time and that Hannah really did have a magical birthday!! And of course congrats on your winning card. They're all beautiful so I am not surprised. Enjoy your new Magnolias!! :)

Have a great weekend!! xx

CraftyC said...

I love Disney World. We were there last July and you've bought it all back. Am sure we will go back within the next year or so, kids paradise. Lovely card as well Tara, gorgeous papers and colour combo

dawnmarieg said...

Hi Tara, gorgeous card so bright and cheerful, the colours are beautiful. Glad you had a wonderful time in Florida, I've been a few times to Orlando and Disney World and its just magical, hope to go back soon with my friend Sonia who is Disney mad and has never been. Hugs Dawn Marie.xx

Kelly Schelske said...

Gorgeous card Tara! Fabulous pictures too, looks like you guys had a super time! I am hoping we are going Sept 2010!!

Great buys too and awesome prices!

Hugs, Kelly

Anki said...

Thank you for sharing these wonderful pics. We are so much looking fwd to one day be able to go to Disneyland with Isac. Love the card and especially the pic with you and Snow White - you look just like her. Kramis - Anki

Bente said...

Such a lovely card for your little girl, I so envy your vacation to Disney world - I'd love to go there - Almost 15 years ago I was in Florida (Ft. Lauderdale) for a year and me and some friends went to Orlando on a trip, but we just visited the Universal Studios (the people I traveled with had been to Disney world earlyer :(...
Maybe one day I get to go back there, but I guess we have to wait until our kids are a bit older :)
Have a wonderful weekend!!
Hugs, Bente

Kim Piggott said...

Hi Tara!
Wow what a fabulous holiday you had it all looks so perfect! Your birthday princess is so beautiful and wow what a birthday she had!
Loving all your goodies brilliant!
Your card is just so beautiful! Such a fabulous image and your paper and design just amazing!
Loving all your great pics thank you so much for sharing!
So happy that you won at Just Magnolia so well deserved!
kim x

Di said...

Fabulous card just so bright and cheery and sunnY ! ( which it isnt here!!)) sniff sniff!
Disneyland looks fab we went to Paris 2 yrs ago but it was sooo cold in Feb! we nearly died of cold waiting for rides. There doesnt look like many ques there, is there?? my favourite character was baloo! the children loved Mr Smee! he joked with my son and really made him laugh my daughters was cinderella! I would love to go again Mybe one day!

Glad ur back missed your cards

Hugs Di xxxxx

Sharon said...

It sounds and looks like you had a fantastic holiday Tara. The pictures are fab. My husband and I were married in Orlando 5 years ago and we had a fantastic time at Disney then. We hope to be able to take Thomas when he's a bit older.

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Tara,l love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers and details.

So beautiful photos.

Hugs Riet.x

daisy said...

hi tara

love the card, and the disnye pics! hope you had a great time, i hope i can go to the usa next year! and vistit my usa mickey! insted of my french mickey, i can never understand a thing he's saing hihi


debby4000 said...

Fabulous card for Hannah its gorgeous. What a fab time you had craft shopping and Disney what could be better.

Tara said...

I've really enjoyed looking at your holiday pics T and your family really are so sweet!
I adore the card you made for your daughter, such attention to detail and a fab image I think for a young sassy girl!
I am a bit jealous of your stash though, lol, there are some yummy things in that little lot and I really look forward to seeing what you can do with it all!!
Have you surfaced from under your laundry mountain yet hun?!!! xxx

Nicole Bailey said...

OMG! Disney World???? You are so lucky! I sooooo want to bring ALL my kids there! (we went a few years ago when we only had two kids...)
And that scrap stash you scored looks awesome!
Love the card...the papers are extra yummy and the image is adorable!
Thanks for sharing your pics Tara!

Georgia said...

Hi Tara,
I love your card, it's gorgeous! I really like the cute image and the papers are really pretty!
I loved seeing all your brilliant photos, I'd love to go to Disneyland one day! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Jeanette said...

Gorgeous card Tara and I am loving your pictures from Disney! Looks like you had an amazing time!
Hugs Jeanette

Ellen said...

Hello Tara,

Wowwww, amazing pics!!! Looks like you hade an amazing time;-p.


Ila said...

Your card is totally Gorgeous!! love your coloring and the fabulous papers. Looks like you and your family had lots of fun on your trip!!...and the goodies you bought look yummy!!...Hugs, Ila

June Houck said...

Love your card and I am literally drooling over your purchases :)

TFS the family pics. We went to Disney world 18 months ago and I still have yet to develop my pics; yikes!

All Pink girl said...

Stunning card fabulous colours and detail ,
hugs Dawnxxx

BA said...

this is so stunning!!
xoxo BA

kim-paperbabe said...

WOW Tara your card for Hannah is stunning and the papers and stamping is adorable. Love the mickey ears slider very fitting and what a fanastic trip to the magical kingdom would love to one day go but maybe when the baby's a little bigger. Hope you are well, HuGs Kim :)

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