Monday, December 29, 2014

Marriage Means Commitment...

Hi Friends and Family,

Welcome to another Loves Rubberstamps Challenge Week!  This week our theme is Old and New.  Here is what I came up with:

Lawn Fawn - Sweater Weather 6X6 - old season/new paper pad
Copic Markers - old and new
Best Glue Ever!- older end of my bottle, lol. 

I just love these Bugaboo Images and on behalf of the Design Team, I would like to thank them for providing us with adorable images and letting us pick our own out!  Yes, we are so spoiled.  lol.   I started out with the blue card stock, I added a layer of sweater weather 6x6 paper and cut it down to the A1 card size.  I cut out the stitched circle with the sweater weather paper and the strip in the middle with the same paper.  I printed my image and colored with Copic Markers that complimented the paper colors.  I cut out a flagged strip and hand wrote the "Marriage Means Commitment..." I cut out the image after I colored it with the circle stax set two.  Then I rummaged through my dies and found the Gerbera Daisy, which is so perfect with this paper and I have never used it!  That's like a double win for me, lol.   I popped up the daisy with a dimensional.  I finished up the inside by printing the sentiment and adding a left over piece of sweater weather.  

I hope everyone had a great Christmas or Holiday and I wish you all a very Happy New Year!  I have been coughing and coughing for weeks.  It's kennel cough and I hope my dogs don't catch it, lol.  No it's the lingering crud.  Just won't quite go away.  I was blessed to be off for quite a few days from work.  I did have Jury Duty last Tuesday.  I was suppose to call in for Monday and then I was rummaging through some stampy stack and found my jury summons, lol.   So I called right away and was told to come in for Tuesday.  We sat there all the long day.  And I was fortunate to have my Kendall Fire with me.  I started reading, "Gone Girl" and I was totally enthralled in this story.  I'm almost finished with it.  Love this story but I hate it too, lol,  it's a good book.  So I even though I was sitting in the jury duty room all day, I was not working and it was a day of rest.  At 3:00 pm the lady asked everyone from the patio to come in, a Bailif was on the way to pick a panel of 60 people.  We all moaned and groaned.  Why this late in the day?  Then she announced it was actually three of them to pick three panels of 60 and that means 180 out of 183 people there will be called.   And then she said, "Psych, just kidding."  lol.  Whewww.  

Then we had a fabulous Christmas and the kids just loved every moment of that day.   It's usually like there is some let down after gift opening, but not with my two guys.   They just kept the party going all day.  We had the best time.  If you are on facebook, look me up or friend me.  I have pictures posted there.  

Do you have a New Year's resolution?   Ours is 30 minutes/30 days.  Which means I have to exercise for 30 minutes, 30 days in a row.  I have all year to try to accomplish that one, lol.   

I do hope you will have a chance to join us in our Challenge and I cannot wait to see what you make!  

Thanks for looking in on me,


I am participating in the MFT sketch challenge this week. 



Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is just gorgeous, hugs Pops x x x

cebelica said...

I hope the coughing will soon go away. *shoo, shoo* ;)
I'm pretty terrible with New Year's resolutions, so I don't even bother making them anymore.
Your card is very beautiful. I love the bright flowery paper you used for the background and these bugaboo images always make me smile. The sentiment goes perfectly with the image!
Have a wonderful New Year.
Hugs! xx

Blankina said...

Ha ha hilarious!! Hope that you had received my mails..some were rejected..
Big hugs and wishes for a fun, healthy , creative 2015!

*Vicki* said...

Holly, this is just sooo darn CUTE!! I think these images are so super fun to use!! Awesome job!! I keep forgetting to add this challenge to my to do that now!! :) Wishing you a Happy & Healthy New Year in 2015! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
My Blog: Stamp Smiles

Lisa Lara said...

I'm sorry you have a nagging cough....are you sure it hasn't gone into bronchitis? That happened to me. I love your card Holly. It is so beautiful. I love your bright colors.

KayM said...

Oh gosh!! That is just too cute!! Such a fun image and hilarious sentiment!!

Mona Pendleton said...

What a fun card! Happy New Year!

Deepti said...

This is fun and adorable :)

Stamping With Bibiana said...

happy new year 2015,no resolutions on my end... wishes
and warm hugs from the USA

Donna Ellis said...

How darling! Love your sweet, silly images and the great sentiment on the inside! Holly, great New Year's resolution. Each year, I make a new promise to myself. This year, I keep all my former promises and add one new one. The new one is to consciously stop myself if bad memories from the past creep up on my and to look forward, instead of back. Thanks for sharing yours! hugs, de

VanessaB said...

LOL! loooove it! so much fun! very cute card, AND i love sunflowers, so it's even cuter :) Happy New Year!

Melody said...

Your is so cute! Just makes me smile! Thank you so much for your sweet comments on my blog. It made my day!

Cyndy Silva said...

Super cute! Love the card stock you used. The colors are awesome.

wannabcre8tive said...

So cute and well colored.

Marcy said...

Super fun card and great design and coloring as always! :)

Princess Judy Palmer said...

This card is a scream. Love the papers you used with it to.

Gone Girl is an awesome book. There is no one likeable in the whole book and they all get what they deserve.

Kennel Cough-what a hoot. I hope it is gone now!

Greta said...

Such a funny card--great use of the sketch!