Friday, February 12, 2010

Friday morning challenge(s)....

Good morning PEEPS! The house has been a bustle of activity already this morning and it's not even noon yet! I couldn't sleep past 6 a.m. due to an extremely sore back - I think I pulled something under my right shoulder blade (must have been a DOOZIE dream) so I got up and put some coffee on and threw some laundry in right away. I sat with my coffee and let the advil kick in...and scoped out some challenges to start this morning before the kids got home from Nana and Papa's ... they had a sleepover there last night.

The kids got home around 9 so we started school, and right now they are doing some art projects and other "non-school" related stuff (ya, ya...I know - I'm bad, right?!) NOPE...a Mama needs to get a bit of sanity time in there too. So, I created a card this morning in between social studies and math and since they are doing painting and such at the kitchen table, I took it as a prime opportunity to throw my card on my blog :o) Lucky for you hey, that you didn't have to WAIT all day! ahhahaha!!!

Today I did the Diva Break Coffee Designs color challenge of Pretty in Pink, Bravo Burgundy and Soft Suede (along with a Valentine theme) and I combined it with a very clean, simple sketch from the Our Creative Corner Sketch team.... is the card I made using both challenges....I think I might give it to my husband for Valentine's Day. What do ya think?! Is it to feminine to give to my hubby?? I had a lot of fun making this one today - I dug out some old bling that I've had stashed away for EVAH!!! Feels good to use up old stash...

Stamps: Ever More, With All My Heart
Ink: Soft Suede
Paper: Pretty in Pink, Bravo Burgundy, Soft Suede, Whisper White
Accessories: heart border punch, markers, paper piercer, nestabilities, heart corner punch, soft suede ribbon, dimensionals, bling, small dots sizzixs embossing plate
Thanks for stopping in this morning - I'm not sure when I'll be back to post next. My kids have gym tonight and I have to go to MY gym tonight (hopefully my back will cooperate) and then tomorrow we have 4H Public Speaking ... so I *might* not be back until tomorrow later on the afternoon :0) Have a super dooper day and happy stamping!!


  1. I love this card! Thanks so much for playing at OCC.

    Am I understanding that you homeschool?! I do also! My oldest is now graduated and in college. My dd is in 9th and my other ds in 4th. This is year 11 of our homeschool journey! Happy to meet another Sistah!

  2. This is stunning. I love the way you are able to layer your cards and make them look like Hallmark with the bling. Truly beautiful. You ROCKED the color combo and the sketch. TFS...WTG.

  3. Love this card...very good one...and ya, I would give it to the hubby for sure...way to go...have fun this weekend!

  4. Beautiful card, my dear...the bling is amazin'! It really pops off the card and "finishes" it, yk? I don't think it's too girly to give to DH.mpi

  5. So happy you are using up the old stash (HOARDER!) This card is classic and lovely and not too fem - I think Q will love it! Happy Valentine's Day my darling sister :-)

  6. This is a great card. The colors are great.It is prefect for any one. You are on a great roll. Lv it.

  7. It's beautiful, so stylish! Thanks for playing along!

  8. stunning!! your dh will love it :)
    thanks for joining us on the OCC Sketch Challenge this week :)

  9. So beautiful. I love the colors. Thank you for playing along with OCC this week. I hope you join us again.

  10. Oh beautiful! thanks for playing at OCC.

  11. Thanks for playing with the Divas!! I love your card! The bling is GREAT!


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