Saturday, May 1, 2010


Well, Happy Saturday to you guys! I'm not sure about where y'all are, but it is crazy raining here in TN. Tornado warnings, floods, all kinds of nonsense. I am a TRUE rain lover, so this is my kinda of day...but even I have my limits. When it interferes with my shopping..well, let's just say that right now me and rain aren't on the best of terms! I had big plans today to get to Hobby Lobby and Joann to buy a whole list of things the folks over in the papertrey forums told me I needed and I only got as far as Joann. Our Joann's stinks. They had nothing on my list with the exception of the Tim Holtz Distressing inks and a dauber. I did buy 3 packs of patterned paper and I love love love patterned paper. They didn't have October Afternoon or Cosmo Cricket, but I bought some of the DCWV that was 40% off.  Actually, I'm not sure if I have ever seen those 2 brands of paper in any of the stores I frequent so maybe they're only sold online..anyone know?

Ok, so on to today's card:

It started out as a congrats card for my co - worker, Michelle, who was promoted last week. She works very hard and really deserves it, so I'm going to be sending this down to Texas for her this week. I'm also using it as my entry for the newest Taylored Expressions challenge. She has such cute and functional sketches. I love a great sketch, but when I can see myself using it over and over, it is even better! Hers always seem to be ones that I can always go to and change up depending on what I need.

Well, I just heard on the TV (lol..I said 'the' TV..kinda like when old people say 'the' iTunes or 'the' Walmart..ha ha) that a county right next to ours got 10 inches of rain - WOW!! That's crazy. Ok, well..I'm off to spend some time watching Robert Mitchum movies with the hubs assuming the weather folks stop breaking in with more bad news. :0( Have a great - and dry - day everyone and thanks again for stopping by!

Stamps: Execubella (stamping bella)
Cardstock: Pale Plum, White, Perfect Plum, Rockabilly dsp, Sweet Pea dsp (stampin up)
Inks: Basic Black, Old Olive, Pale Plum, Perfect Plum, Pretty in Pink, Certainly Celery, Summer Sun (stampin up)
Extras: Rickrack die (papertrey); Ranger Stickles; white buttons (stampin up)

4 brownkowments:

Julie said...

This is very cute and she will LOVE it! Cosmo Cricket and October Afternoon can only be purchased through specialty retailers like Archiver's or an online retailer. I've never seen them in Michael's or Joann's before. Hope that helps! Have a great weekend! :)

Melissa Sauls said...

This is such a GREAT card!! Love that bella image and the colors you chose. :) You're right...Hobby Lobby mainly sells The Paper Company (I think?) and Joann's is all about DCWV paper packs. I get my Cosmo Cricket at Archiver's (and now Taylor has it in the store!) and October Afternoon from 2 Peas.
Thanks for participating in the sketch challenge and hope to see you next week! :)


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