Sunday, February 7, 2010

you're so {sweet}

You really are!  ;)  Thanks so much for your kind comments on my recent cards.  I'm so thankful for all of you who visit my little blog, and especially for those of you who take the time to leave me a few words of encouragement.  It means so much to me.  ;)

I hope you're having a nice weekend --whatever you're doing, wherever you are, and whatever the weather.  As for us, well, we're nestled warm and cozy inside while the snow gently falls outside, and we're hangin' out at home for the rest of the day --my hubby will be watching the Super Bowl, the kids will no doubt be playing in their make-shift fort fashioned with blankets, furniture, and belts {do you remember doing that as a kid? lol}, and I hope to be stamping in between my laundry and kitchen duties.  Not the original plan for the day, but I'm happy.  ;)

I made this card yesterday using this week's Mojo Monday sketch.  Not sure why, but I struggled a bit with this one.  And I'm thinking it was more the way I put it together than the sketch.  I mean I LoVe the patterned paper, the {Verve} stamps, and those colors -- but something's not quite right and I couldn't figure it out.  Maybe it's that I have so much of the bright yellow/gold??  {Not my favorite color...at least when I use it...though it works well as an accent.}  Maybe it's that I didn't have a posie image that would've coordinated better with the paper?  Or maybe it's just my mood today.  I dunno.  Oh, well.  It is what it is.  Hope you like it.


Nothing out of the ordinary on this one, so I think I'll just leave it at that and spare you a novel-length post. lol 

Enjoy your day! 

Thanks so much for the visit, and I hope you'll stop by again soon. Until then, many blessings to you!

Economy Boosters (just doin' my part -lol!):

Cardstock:  Aqua Mist, Summer Sunrise (Papertrey Ink), Cranberry (CTMH), Curious Iridescent Cryogen White (Arjo-Wiggins)

Patterned Paper:  "Farm Fresh" collection (October Afternoon)

Stamps:  Petals & Stems, Thankful Accents (Verve)

Ink:  Cranberry, Heavenly Blue, Sweet Leaf (CTMH), Summer Sunrise (Papertrey Ink)

Other:  Classic and Scallop Circle Large dies (Spellbinders), Cuttlebug (Provo Craft), Scallop Dot border punch (Martha Stewart), ribbon (Papertrey Ink), sponges (CTMH), Spica glitter pens (Too Marker), Star Dust Stickles (Ranger), Crafter's Pick "The Ultimate" adhesive (API), foam mounting tape

7 comments:

Patti Gingrich said...

Ha! We still loving making forts at our house. The kids have even taken to using jumbo office clips to hold them together. Another lovely card Christi!

Susan (rainy) said...

Oh my goodness, Christi! What on earth do you NOT like about this wonderfully sweet and cheery card. The posie image matches that beautiful dp perfectly. I LOVE this!

Jeanne said...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and methinks this card is a definite beauty! There's nothing to NOT like about this one, Christi. It's bright and cheery and will bring a smile to any recipient's face. Excellent work my dear, sweet friend!

Have a great week and thanks for sharing!

Monica said...

LOVE the card mama, nice bright colors - reminds me of Chloe sorta. =] love you! xoxo

Sarah said...

Oh wow!!!! that flower is GORGEOUS!!! Beautiful card Christi.
My kids LOVE making forts...why is it mom that picks everything back up and puts it away though? LOL
Snowed for 2 days straight here.

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

This is just beautiful. Thanks for playing!

Stacy said...

WEll, I love the colors!!! This card is wonderful! I love the all of the layers and the glitter and the layout and, and, and, well I JUST think it is perfect! Sorry I have been MIA :( I have been getting all of your sweet comments! You are such a good friend I am so blessed to know you!
I hope you are doing well.
Hugs,
Stacy