{3.25.2011} take two finale

Hello, I have lots to share today.  Get READY!

Today is the last day of Take Two Week.  Emily and I each shared a card every day this week using the same stamp sets.  Today, we have 3 to share with you and for our Unity Friends with Flair.

Today’s stamp set is all about February’s kit of the month.

We decided to focus on the bee, the bird and the bike with balloons.

This little mini card uses the Lacey Squares Spellbinder die for the card base.  I’m going to say this is a bee, but sometimes it really looks like a fly to me.  Flies do not have long antennas right?  Anyway, I’m going with a bee because it works better with the sentiment.  Ha.  I had so many different ideas for this stamp set, but finally settled on this design.  I’m going to have to make the others soon!

This one uses some Christmas papers by Cosmo Cricket.  I just love the color combo and thought it would be a fun take on this stamp combo.  I’m kinda stuck on this design lately.  I’m loving the off center panel thing.

I absolutely adore this card and THIS stamp!  I have a feeling this might be Emily’s favorite too… she has a bit of a fondness for bicycles.  Ha.  I decided to keep it really simple so it could be used for so many occasions.  I’m also using the Sunny Happy Skies Bella Blvd clouds in this one.

the best is yet to be

There are so many FANTASTIC images in this kit!  If you haven’t check out Unity’s kit of the month program you MUST!  For just $26 you get ALL these stamps and the quality and images are AMAZING!  Here is a peek at the March kit of the month….

You probably guessed it, we have the best is yet to be kit of the month to give away TOO!!!  Isn’t that awesome!

SO… We have 6 stamp sets and 2 watermarks to give away from comments left this week.  We’ll be announcing the winners on both our blogs SUNDAY.

Take Two, Day 1: Cuppy Cakes
Take Two, Day 2: My Dear
Take Two, Day 3: Birdie Duet
Take Two, Day 4: Bella Fiori
Take Two, Day 5: The Best is Yet To Be
Growing in Unity: Choose from Along for the Ride, Berry Good Life, Grow Yourself Extraordinary or Margarita Moments
2 Dahlhouse Designs Watermark

WOW, look at all that yumminess!!!  Good luck!

A gigantic HUGE thank you and a great big HUG to Emily.
This week has been so much fun and I’m so honored to have shared this week with her!!!  Make sure you leave her lots of love!

And another HUGE thank you to Angela from Unity!  We can’t thank you enough for your sweet generosity in providing so many stamp sets to give away.

Love you Ang!

And thank YOU for visiting.  I’ve had so much fun this week because of YOU!

Click the button below to check out what EMILY has up for our FINALE too!!!  I can’t wait to see it!  I know she is going to knock our socks off!!!

be you
stamps: the best is yet to be {unity stamp company}
patterned paper: Circa 1934 {Cosmo Cricket}
die cuts: lacey squares {spellbinder}

the best is yet to be
stamps: the best is yet to be {unity stamp company}
patterned paper: Mitten Weather {Cosmo Cricket}
tools: ribbon {Offray}, Corner Chomper

stamps: the best is yet to be, sunny happy skies {unity stamp company}
patterned paper: a walk in the park {Echo Park}
other: paper tape {3M}, Corner Chomper

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  1. Janna

    Hiya Lisa! ALL cards are awesome! I have become a huge fan of your style. Thanks so much for all the inspiration you and Emily gave to me this week. (I think Emily´s fondness about bicycles is way more than a bit :lol:). Have a great day! Janna

  2. mustavcoffee

    Hello Lisa,
    Wow! another set of brilliant cards! I love them all. The first with teal dotty paper and black with the be sentiment, clever! The second with light blue and deep red is gorgeous again I like the sentiment! Your last card, I love kraft and balloons, it’s just perfect.
    Thank you so much for sharing:0) xxx

  3. Angela H.

    Oh, fantastic cards! Love them all — the stamping on patterned paper, the colors, the clouds on tape — so fab! What a fun week!

    (PS: this kit is already in my house, so I don’t need to win it :))

  4. kate

    All of these cards are fab :0) great styles.
    Kate x

  5. ~amy~

    WOW…lovin’ all the cards for today! Such a fun feature!

  6. Karen B.

    So glad you all did this as it was a pleasure to see both your takes. Your cards are all awesome!

  7. StampinCathy

    I just love love love this KOTM. Ok I love them all! All your cards are just fabulous and super inspiring. I’ve really enjoyed all the Take2 this week. Thanks for letting me hop along with the both of you!

  8. Wendy ten Hove

    Lovely projects, Lisa! It’s so much fun seeing you and Emily use the same stamps, but with different results! So much inspiration!! Love this set, but I only used the bike on the balloons so far, but you’ve inspired me for the rest, thanks!
    Hugs, Wendy

  9. StampJourney

    Wow! All great cards today! I especially love the one with the little bicycle–it’s so cute and really pops in your design!

  10. Jackie

    LISA! Your first card is amazing! Oh I just love it! I mean, don’t get me wrong, I adore all of your cards, so don’t think otherwise, k?


  11. Scrapcollectr57 (Cindy W)

    All the cards are so beautiful, Lisa! Love the bee and the bike….so sweet…

  12. Jen W.

    Wow! 3 more great cards. This has been such a fun and inspiring week seeing how many completely different cards can come from the same stamp sets. I love the layering on the first card, the colours and that yummy bow on the second and the stamped tape on the third – such a cool idea! Have a great weekend and when is the next Take Two week?? LOL!

  13. lynn

    your cards are SO darling, lisa! i love your tape on the last card, -i just watched a video on stamping on paper tape! -love your trike watermark on it, too:)

    thanks to you and emily, for the creative goodness this week:)

  14. Toni Storie

    Holy buckets! Those are all really sweet! My favorite is your paper pieced bird! I love the off-center design on it!

  15. Emily Leiphart

    Oh my, oh my, Lisa, you have truly knocked my socks off today!! You are one amazing card maker and I’m so honoured to have you as one of my great blogland friends! I’m so thankful that you agreed to do Take Two with me!! 😀

    Love your mini showcasing the bee! The gorgeous layout and paper show off that bird so well, too! LOVE the stamping on washi tape on the bicycle card! Love your creativity every day!!

  16. Mandy

    i love all 3 cards! think the bike one might by my fav but they are all great! you are making me want to break out the stamps and use up some of my paper stash!!! 😉

  17. Sarah M.

    I like the dotted paper you used under the fly, I mean bee stamp. Dots make everything better!

  18. Oney

    Awww… cute stuff! You do a fabulous job!

  19. Lynn d

    3 great cards…love the tape on the bike card, so cute! thanks for sharing all your ideas this week, very inspiring1

  20. Gwen

    LOVE your cards! I do adore that bicycle stamp and I love the way you used it with the tape on your card! What a great week, ladies! TFS!!

  21. Emily Keaton

    Great projects, Lisa! I love how you used those fabulous images from the Feb KOTM. The paper tape on the last one looks so cool. Thanks for all the fun this week! I’ve really enjoyed seeing your projects–and Emily’s, too!

  22. Val P

    Just found your blog and love what you do. Your cards are great and you give away prizes too — how awsome! I’ll be back often.

  23. Denise Bryant

    I love your cards! So many great details on each one! Love the shaped card base for the first one, the paper choices on the second and the paper pieced balloons on the third! Great cards!

  24. Erin Noll

    Lisa your cards are sooooo amazing!!! From the gorgeous lacey sqaures to plaid to CAS…this week was a blast. I’m happy to be a follower of your blog. THANKS for your hard work this week!!!!!

    <3 Erin

  25. Martha

    wow, all the cards are amazing.

  26. Marilyn

    I have really enjoyed this week! LOVE this kit of the month–would love to win it!!! Thanks for sharing your wonderful creations.

  27. Rona

    This has been a fun week!! Thanks for all the inspiration 🙂 Love all three cards today!

  28. Jen M

    I love the bee (or fly!) card – so, so pretty. All of your work is gorgeous!

  29. Patricia

    Wow! Gorgeous cards! I love that fly (it looks like a fly to me too!). Thank you so much for the inspiration!

  30. Rachel B

    I love your paper pieced balloons and that fabulous bee image! Great week of Take Two!

  31. Shauna {SK Studios}

    such beautiful cards!! i love the shaped card and the great papers on the second one, and that bike stamp is one of my new favs 😉

  32. Lynne in NI

    Fab cards … thanks for the wonderful selection all week!

  33. Kelly Mahany

    Don’t count me in the drawing, but I just wanted to say how much I love your style!! These cards are all amazing!! Miss ya!

  34. deborah345

    I love all three of the cards, simple to do but have a pow factor to them. Anxiously awaiting Sunday. This was a fun week. thanks….

  35. Emily Niehaus

    Fabulous cards, Lisa! Love your style! 🙂

  36. B. Poteraj

    I love the cards AND the stamp set! Nice…

  37. Sharon Gullikson

    What cute cards. I like how you used Christmas paper for non-Christmas…

  38. Natasha G.P.

    How cute all of your cards are–I also love the bee, and when I really looked at it, it did SOMEWHAT resemble a fly. But I like bees a lot, and flies not so much, so I’m going to consider it a bee!

  39. Lindsey

    I have really enjoyed visiting your blog this week, Lisa — I think I’ll be a regular visitor now! Three fabulous cards today! Your use of patterned paper is fabulous. (Love those polka-dot balloons!)

  40. Katrina

    oh ekk!!!!! LOVE them all!!! and I am coming back to check out the previous Take Two posts!! hugs, Katrina

  41. angie blom

    what an amazing week.. love all the cards you made today and every other day.. you ROCK Lisa.. xx

  42. Stephanie Muzzulin

    These are just gorgeous every single one!!!!

  43. Anne T

    Gorgeous cards! They are all so different and yet so beautiful! I love them:)

  44. Jenn Koss

    Thanks for the lovely inspiration today! All your cards ROCK!

  45. Carol B

    Your cards are so clever and fun! Thanks for sharing with all of us this week.

    Carol B

  46. Roslyn

    All three cards are fantastic. It has been great to get so much inspiration this week – thanks!

  47. Nancy Best

    Great cards! Love the red bird, he’s so bright & cheery!

  48. Jennifer Roach

    Fantastic projects! I love that KOTM but haven’t even taken mine out of the package yet LOL!

  49. Sav O'G

    Are you kidding? These are super cute! I love all three–but my fav is that first one! LOVE how you used that paper and that beautiful (or should I say bee-utiful) stamp! LOVE LOVE LOVE! Great job, Lisa:)

  50. AnitaRex

    Such love cards today! I think it’s a bee too! :>

  51. Courtney Walsh

    sooo many adorable cards!! I love them. 🙂

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