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Beate’s wsc #58 & a Class September 19, 2008

Yippeee for Fridays and for Beate’s wsc.  i {heart} this card sooo much!   I am giving it to my friend who’s a fellow nurse and an instructor.  She and her husband just adopted a precious baby boy.  She is having a workshop for me so I get to hand deliver this one:)

Thanks Beate for another awesome sketch.  You can check out more samples by visiting the sites of these extremely talented ladies (you will not be disappointed):

Cambria Turnbow, Charmaine Ikach, Jenn Balcer, Laurie Schmidlin, Lori Craig, and Sharon Harnist.

I am having a “Create-a-Calendar” class on October 14th & 15th with time slots of 1-3pm or 6-8pm.  Hope you can join me and make this awesome project to keep for yourself or give as a holiday gift.  Email me, or check my demonstrator website, if you are interested.  Cost is $25 for attendees of class (Harrisburg Area Rubber Stamping Class).  If you can’t make it to my class, You can take advantage of “Class in the Mail”….again, email me.  Full colored tutorial/directions full of pics for those who can and can’t attend. 

I will be back shorty with another post.


STAMP:  Nursery Necessities

CARDSTOCK:  Pacific Point, Baja Breeze, Very Vanilla, and Murfield Designer Series Paper

INKS:  Kiwi Kiss, Pacific Point, Baja Breeze.

ACCESSORIES:  Kiwi Kiss/Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, Crafters’ Tool Kit, On Board Loads of Letters, Slit Punch, Word Window Punch, Mini Glue Dots.


28 Responses to “Beate’s wsc #58 & a Class”

  1. What an adorable card, Mary Jo! And I LOVE that calendar! Wish I could come to your class! 🙂 Have a great weekend!

  2. […] can see what other sketch-spiration came about from Beate, Cambria, Charmaine, Jenn, Mary Jo (who got down and dirty this week! ;)) and Sharon by clicking each of their names. Me? I’ve […]

  3. Lori Craig Says:

    Love this MJ – the little boy blue! So cute! Wish I could take one of your classes….insert pouty face here….. Have a wonderful weekend, friend!

  4. Melissa Says:

    Both are SO darn cute!

    Many Blessings,

  5. MJ, this is the cutest baby card evah! Love the papers and color scheme you chose! Have a wonderful weekend!

  6. You are totally amazing. Every single week, YOU JUST KNOCK me OUTTA MY CHAIR! Wow, girl….

    Have wonderful weekend!

  7. Mary Jo, this card is adorable. I love the way you did the waves under the boat! And the colors and bow are terrific.

    Wish I could come to one of your classes – I live in Atlanta, but come to Harrisburg for a week every month on business. Unfortunately, the week of the 14th and 15th is not one of my scheduled weeks, but I’ll keep checking!

    Congrats on the Dirty Dozen!

  8. Kim Says:

    Great job on the sketch. What a cute project too!

  9. Beate Says:

    Wonderful card, MJ. Like always your attention to detail is amazing!
    Love your class project. If I only lived closer.
    Have a great weekend! Hugs and smiles

  10. Silli Says:

    OMG, thats so beautiful…;-) Great colorcombo. bye…;-)

  11. I love this card! Would I have to have another kid to get something like this??

  12. Cindy Major Says:

    I love that baby card! It’s so precious! Your friend is going to be so happy to receive such a beautiful card 🙂


  13. MJ, you did a FABULOUS job with the sketch! What an adorable baby boy card!!! Your friend is sure to love it too!

  14. i get your posts via a reader service, and i saw the card before i knew whose blog i was visiting. i knew it had to be yours; your style is so lovely, and this card is no exception! you have a beautiful mind!

    one question: is the clipboard SU! that you have the calendar mounted to?

  15. Vicki Says:

    What darling creations Mary Jo!! 🙂 Love the top boy card and the calendar is too cute!!

  16. That baby boy card is amazing! I’ve got to learn how to make that bow. Just beautiful! Bravo!


  17. Jennifer Scull Says:

    wow! that is some card! words escape me! you are just soooooooo talented! 🙂

  18. Ashley Says:

    This is such a sweet card! I love it!

  19. Your card is adorable!

  20. paperprints Says:

    I love the card! But I really love what you did with the calendar kit!

    Beautiful work!

  21. Brenda Says:

    I love the calendar! I ordered it, but wasn’t sure what to do with it now.

  22. Libby Says:

    LOVE the boat card – so adorable, and the colors are fabulous!

  23. Amy Says:

    I love the little boat card… its so amazing!

  24. Debbie Olson Says:

    BOTH of these are great, but that baby boy card–WOW!! You ROCK, MJ!

  25. […] is the last day to sign up for the create-a-calendar class.  See info –>here. […]

  26. Carrie Sherlock Says:


    I LOVE your calendar. Is there anyway that you could email the directions and supply list? I would love to make this for Christmas gifts and possibly do a class with this idea.

    Thank you in advance!


  27. […] past Monday at my house.  I cased the Clipboard from Mary Jo Albright.  You can see her’s HERE.  I cased the dry erase board from Val Stangle.  You can see her’s […]

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