I Could Get Very Used to This….

March 11, 2009 at 1:41 pm 9 comments

Before I post the card I just made, may I just take a moment to say that I am having a very good day?

Well, I am. I am finally over the flu that’s had me down, I have finished digging out my home studio and I can finally get inside of it to play (and I can even find my stuff)! After six years in the scrapbooking/rubber stamping industry, I had gotten so used to trucking my bits and pieces back and forth to various stores to make samples and teach classes that my home studio became a dusty, disorganized and completely unusable disaster area. Then my husband and son started using it as a dumping ground and…. UGHHH!

But I have taken back my creative space and now I am feeling so inspired! Seriously, I could get very used to this unemployment gig! (Don’t worry Brian, I swear I sent out a bunch of resumes this morning before I came into the studio!

So, without further ado, here is the card I made this morning in response to two challenges (see how efficient I am, now that my studio is clean)?

I combined this week’s sketch from Laura at 2 Sketches 4 You, with this week’s colour throwdown challenge to create this card.

I really had fun with it! The image just cracked me up when I found in Donna’s studio this morning and I knew I had to use it. (Sorry Donna, from now on I promise to let you use your own new stamps first)! She is from an SU set called “Golden Oldies” and they are all equally fun. I stamped her with Memories Black Ink and coloured her with my Copic Markers. I followed the sketch pretty faithfully using SU Tempting Turquoise, Elegant Eggplant, and my fave green: Old Olive. I added a little texture to the Olive panel with a Cuttlebug embossing folder and added some detail with faux stitching around the edges. The sentiment was punched with an SU circle punch as was the scalloped frame. I used some turquoise rhinestones from Hero Arts for the 3 circle embellishments and she was done!

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Entry filed under: 2 Sketches 4 You challenge, Cards, Color Throwdown Challenge, Copic Markers, Stampin Up.

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9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. ~dawne  |  March 11, 2009 at 2:17 pm

    *hehehehe* your sentiment reminds me of you cleaning your studio:) Love your card & so glad you're feeling better.

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  • 2. LeAnne  |  March 11, 2009 at 2:29 pm

    LOL! This cracks me up! Thanks for coming along and playing the challenge with us and making us smile!
    LeAnne

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  • 3. Tammy Hershberger  |  March 11, 2009 at 2:35 pm

    What a crack-up and great card!!! Thanks for playing the Throwdown!

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  • 4. StampingSeasons  |  March 12, 2009 at 1:14 am

    Love the image you have used. Very cool!!

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  • 5. broni (waterchild12)  |  March 12, 2009 at 8:30 am

    I love that image! It reminds me of me!!! At least the mind part! LOL! This card is adorable!! Thanks for playing and good luck on the job hunt!

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  • 6. Savitri  |  March 12, 2009 at 4:25 pm

    Cute cute card. Great colors too. I love that stamp, so sweet!!

    Reply
  • 7. cheryln  |  March 12, 2009 at 10:15 pm

    so glad you are having a good day! such a cute card!

    Reply
  • 8. Barbara  |  March 14, 2009 at 11:52 am

    What a great card–this image–and sentiment cracks me up! Thanks for playing the Throwdown–hope to see you again next time!

    Reply
  • 9. dpkennedy  |  March 15, 2009 at 7:47 am

    What a fun stamp! Very pretty! Thanks for playing the CTD!

    Reply

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