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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Oh No........

Coffee of the Day - Vanilla Macadamia

There is a story behind this card ~ I colored this image about a year ago and then tucked it away in my pack of Basic Grey Origins paper. it was for a challenge over at Sassy Cheryl, the designer of this cutie pie image, and I ended up being late getting something put together. (okay, stop snickering. yes, I know I am frequently late for challenges...... :p) so I was working on a card for Thursday for Shady Tree (yep, anticipation folks!!!) when I came across this precious patiently waiting for my return. You must understand that when I typed out this sentiment, it was something I was quite known for saying myself. have I improved over the past year? nope, not one itty bitty bit. sigh........ maybe by next year. but then again..... maybe not. tee hee!

I am glad I have at least one card with this image, since I no longer have it. and she asked me ever so politely if she could wear her fave in the whole wide world pink tennies. how could I possibly tell her 'no'? I know how much I love every single pair of my pink shoes, and yes, I have more than one! :) as mentioned above, papers are Basic Grey Origins, buttons are all from my vintage stash, little yellow rose is Prima painted with just a touch of shimmerz, and a bit of crochet trim. her shoes, socks, and bow were also painted with shimmerz. I used my gold glitter pen to outline the flowers on the border die. have I mentioned today how much I am enjoying my Big Shot?!

have a most glorious day! love ya!
Jennifer


challenge:
Stampin with the Dragon - green, yellow/gold, white
Crafty Ho's - green, gold, white
Stamp Fairy - show us your green
Whimsie Doodles - use green

11 comments:

Cec said...

Oh isn't she just too cute with her pink sneakers. I am loving your layout, the lace and of course, the sentiment.
Hugs!
Cec

Anita said...

Stunning card! I love her pink shoes. Thanks for all your comments on my blog. I only shared the more organized part of my ribbon. My desk is a horror story that I won't share. LOL!

Cheryl of Sassy Cheryl's said...

Adorable! And what a great story to go with it!!! And don't feel bad, I've tucked stuff away, on my computer, and have forgotten about them too!

Anne Temple said...

I absolutely love this image and that sentiment. It describes me pretty well too. :) So glad you joined us at Stamping with the Dragon.

Scrapping Julie said...

so cute. love the sentiment. what a great job you did coloring too!

Kirsty Wiseman said...

lovwly colour combo, Jenni x
hugs to you x

Joy said...

So, so cute, Jennifer!

Joan Ervin said...

This is such an adorable image and your coloring is sooo pretty!!!! I love the papers and vintage buttons you used, too!!! After reading you story, I am going to look in my paper pads to see what I have left behind...LOL!!!

Inspired By Friends said...

Beyond cute card. I love it. You do an awesome job with coloring. Thanks for joining us at Stamping With The Dragon.
Hugs,
Beth

Carolynne said...

What a fab image, love the shoes....

Thanks for joining us at stamping with the dragon

xx

ThePurplePlace said...

Hi Jen,
It's great to see you and I was so excited when I saw your sweet card in our StampFairy Challenge.

Thanks so much for sharing it with us. I wish you could win a prize, but to be eligible you need to use a StampFairy image -- :(

We even have some cute 'freebies' in the store and you can feel free to use those for challenge cards! I do hope you'll come back again and WIN!! :)

I hope you and your family are well and wish you all good things. I'm very happy winter is almost over and looking forward to much nicer weather!

Take care and best wishes for a a wonderful Spring.

Lis