Tuesday, April 16, 2019

fav stamp camp card - a happy Mother's Day card

I went to stamp camp led by the lovely and talented Angie Jarman last night, and here's my fav card. We generally make 5 cards and this month they were primarily feminine cards with Mother's Day as the inspiration. Both my and my DH's Moms have passed away, but I made a couple cards - 1 for my fav sis' and one for my niece Jenn. I always figured the holiday doesn't mean you're limited to only making cards for your Mom. Heck, they're both Moms!

This beauty of a card was inspired by the sample in the catty using the Floral Romance DP. Angie switched colors and added the butterfly. I picked a couple of the fresh fig frosted flower as purple's both my and my sister's fav color.

I ended up ordering some of the cardstock and designer paper used for this card today. She drew the inspiration for this card from the catty, and I love the layered look.

stamps: SU's; paper: SU's mossy meadow, old olive, petal pink, and sahara sand card stocks and Floral Romance DP; ink: sahara sand; tools: SU's leaf and butterfly punches; embellishments: fresh fig ribbon and frosted flowers

Monday, April 15, 2019

thanx, Jenny!

I'm going to see Lionel Richie this summer! Whoo hoo!

My neighbor Jan posted on Facebook a couple weeks ago that Lionel Richie is going to be at DTE (fka Pine Knob in southeast Michigan) in June, and her daughter Jenny commented something to the effect of "Let's go, Mom!" I couldn't help myself... added in a comment that if there was room I'd love to make it a "gal's night outing" and go with them... and the rest, as they say, is history!

This is my thanx card to accompany my portion of the tickets that Jenny recently picked up!

LOVE Lionel and am SO looking forward to seeing him in person... never have before, but I've loved him since he was with the Commodores back in the70's and even more so after he went solo!

card deets are minimal... stamps: n/a; paper: The Paper Cut's champagne metallic, HPC's 1010# dark red vellum card stocks; ink: n/a; tools: Cuttlebug with william & walter's thanks cutaway; other: cutout that methinks I'd lifted from a box of candy

Monday, April 1, 2019

The Left-Handed Sandwich

snipped from their blog post, UK bakery chain Sayers announced the launch of a new “left-handed sandwich” designed to fit more comfortably in the left hand and result in fewer embarrassing “spills.”

All the ingredients in the left-handed sandwich had been rotated 180 degrees in order to redistribute the weight of the sandwich, so that the bulk of them skewed to the left. The packaging was also altered so that the door opened to the left.

The company's Head Sandwich maker said: “Depending on how well the left-handed sandwich goes down we may look at mirroring this across our whole range and producing left-handed doughnuts.”