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Sunday, November 3, 2019

Let It Ride Birthday Card and White Milk Gravy

 Hey Crafter's, Glad you could stop by today to see my latest card that I have made.

My Daughter's birthday is today. Won't say how old she is. She may not want me saying. I will say she's over 21. Hee! Hee!

My daughter LOVES horses. So I knew for this year I wanted to make her a card with a horse on it. As soon as I seen the stamp set "Let It Ride" I knew I had to get it. 

So here Is the card I made for her.

 I have to say I enjoyed putting this card together. I had bought that embossed brown paper years ago. So glad I finally used it. It's called Brown pressed Tiles from the Paper Studio.

I was at the Dollar Tree one day and seen the roll of Burlap ribbon. I knew that it would be perfect for this card. 

Did a little water coloring for the sky and grass using Marina Mist, Old Olive and Mellow Moss. Stamped the horse in Timber Brown and colored it with a Stampin Blendabilities in the color Nude. 
Framed the picture with a scalloped rectangle die in Old Olive.

 Used the weathered background stamp in chocolate chip on the marina mist cardstock. Thought that made it look a little more rustic. The base of the card is Close to Cocoa.

Almost didn't add the sentiment to the front of the card because I wasn't for sure it would look right but I managed to get it on there. I think it looks o.k. I also made the rope using some jute twine.

I'm pretty sure she Is going to love this one. It will remind her of her horse Dolly. 

I also thought I would share a recipe with you. My grandkids spent the night a few nights ago. So I decided to make a breakfast supper. Made some white gravy and thought I would share with you. 

White Milk Gravy

You will need-

4 Cups Milk
8 Tbs. Flour
1 Stick butter

In a skillet add 1 stick butter. Melt, to that add 8 Tbs. flour. Mix and add 2 cups milk. Add pepper and just a little salt and vigorously whisk to get the lumps out and then add 2 more cups milk. When it starts to bubble keep stirring until it's thicker.  Don't leave it, it will stick to bottom. Take off heat. It will thicken up more after it's taken off.

 That's it, wasn't that simple? If you need more just double recipe. I sometimes double it so that we can have it for the next day. 

Hope you enjoyed stopping by and seeing my card and If you try the recipe let me know how it turns out.  Have a great day crafty friends. God Bless!!!

 Challenges entered-

Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Cardz TV. - #101 Anything Goes

Love to Scrap  - #127 Anything Goes

Country View Challenges - November- Hand Stamped

Crafty Creations - #401 Anything Goes

The Paper Players - Into the woods


  1. A beautiful card.
    Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Hugs Sheryl
    Cat Crazy Craft Corner {My Blog}

  2. What a great card! I know your daughter is going to love it! I love the sentiment and the rope is just perfect! Have a great week!

  3. I like horse back riding. Like the added jute for texture. TY for visiting my blog & commenting.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  4. Fabulous card!!! Just perfect for a horse-loving girl!!! Adding a rope to the card was a great idea!!! Thank you for joining the November challenge of the Country View Challenges!

  5. Pretty card!
    Have a great day!

  6. Great card, I like its design. The horse came out perfectly, I can already see how happy my daughter was.
    Thank you for participating in our Anything Goes Challenge at This week through the door to the craft room . See you for the next challenge.
    Danki's creative passions {My Blog}

  7. I love the colours, subtle and nature inspired! And what a great stamp! Thanks for sharing with us at Country View Challenges!

  8. I love this card with the horse theme - great colors and details. Thanks so very much for joining us this time at Crafty Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  9. Lovely card, I think the embellishments are perfect for your horse scene! Hope your daughter loved it! Thanks for sharing this with the Paper Players this week!

  10. Love this cute card. The rope lasso is a wonderful embellishment.

  11. I love this card. My granddaughter LOVES horses and this one is beautiful. Thanks for joining the challenge at Love To Scrap Challenge Blog. Dorlene DT LTSCB