Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Bears, Frogs, and Flowers

Took my mother to Braunger's Steak Co. The butcher certainly had his work cut out for him. She wanted sirloin steak. ONE sirloin steak...cut into three chunks and packaged separately. She doesn't like leftovers. It's the perfect solution. Those were some DINKY little packages! More paper than meat. All you can do is chuckle.

Now...on to the cards.

~Base card PaperTrey Ink White~Layer of Making Memories Cheeky Collection
~Layer of pale green cardstock
~Another layer of Cheeky Collection
~Three rectangles of amethyst, light pink, and light green - all dry embossed using the Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder
~Scallop punched circle of white cardstock
~Two Rhonna Farrer Flowers colored with Copics - top flower coated with Stampin' Up Crystal Effects with Stickles center
~Flower trim (gift from Sissy Gail)
Lord Have Mercy: sketch
Crazy for Challenges: use amethyst, light pink, light green

Like Toadly
~Base card PTI
~Layer of polka dot paper - it had some pink dots which I covered with orange cardstock using a circle paper punch
~Image is not something I normally would purchase - but Granddaughter Bailey picked it out - Stamp by Penny Black Toadly Yours
~Stickles used on the coils and the flower centers
Whimsical Wednesday

Letters Home~Base card PTI
~Layer of wallpaper looking design paper - My Mind's Eye
~Digital image from Digital Two for Tuesday (awesome site), colored with Copics, "vintaged-up" with Ranger Distress Ink
~Embellished with one photo corner, flowers w/brad, die-cut flourish using Cuttlebug, pearl, vellum envelope (made using envelope punch) - inside the envelope is a small piece of cardstock with cursive text stamped on it

Butter Bear
~Base card Paper Trey Ink Kraft~Layer of My Mind's Eye floral design paper - "vintaged-up" with roughed up edges and Ranger Distress Ink Old Paper and run though the Cuttlebug with the Swiss Dots embossing folder
~Cuttlebug oval die-cut of My Mind's Eye polka dots
~Ribbon that I bought a long time ago and haven't used because I didn't that the right card to use it on...I think it works well for this young lady
~Digital image from Digital Two for Tuesday colored with Copics, smudged with Ranger Old Paper ink
~Embellishments: Prima flowers, metal brads, twine, buttons, photo corners (smudged with Ranger Old Paper ink
The Pink Elephant - sketch
The Shabby Tea Room - Summer Fun (This is a summer card because my story for this wee one is that she is all dressed up ready to ride the train to grandma's house for the summer - in Martha's Vineyard.)

That's it for now. Thanks for clicking in.
All good wishes,


  1. Cute cards! Thanks for playing along with us at The Shabby Tea Room! :)

  2. Lovely submission for the Tea Room this week ... thanks for joining us!

  3. Wonderful cards!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at TPE!!
    Sheri-TPE DT

  4. Such a beautifully vintage card! Love your soft colors and texture! Thanks for playing along at the Tea Room!

  5. Such a sweet card. I love the vintage look of it. Thanks for joining us at TPE!

  6. I bet she has a lovely time at Grandma's too. Love your little story and love your pretty cards. thanks for sharing with us in the Tea Room.

  7. Adorable cards. Thanks for sharing.


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