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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Awesome is Your Middle Name

Coffee of the Day - Spicy Chipotle with Bacon Syrup, yep it's my coffee!

sorry that my post is late today. oh my lawsie, life - it has been interesting over here.... our poor dog Mocha has been so very sick these past few days. not sure if she's going to make it or not. she and her sister, Latte, are 12 years old, so we are thankful for every day we have them. but gosh almighty, these past few days have been rough. the boys have all been stopping by when they can to check on her. She perks right up when she sees her boys! oh how she loves them, and they her. I don't leave her side. so between that, losing our only vehicle, and my newest health/cancer ick, we are really counting blessings around here. and thanking God for every minute of every day with those we love.


As I had mentioned a little while ago, I am a guest designer over at Scribbles by Sandy Designs. a new challenge has started today called 'Manly Men, Masculine, and Dads.' The challenge rules have changed, so any images on your projects are now welcome. Sandy does offer a freebie for you to use though, so be sure to grab it.


I used the fun image Cool Carl along with a sentiment from Create with TLC. papers are Basic Grey Origins.   the leaf die and linen thread are SU! and buttons are from my stash.

Challenges:
Heck of a Challenge - bingo: yellow, green, die cut or punch
Ladybug Crafts - for the men in your life
Scrap it Girl - die cuts
Crafter's Cafe - fathers or for a male
Digi Haven - anything goes
Kitty Bee Designs - Father's Day/masculine
Polka Doodles - male
Simply Create Too - Father's Day or male
Art Impressions - masculine

20 comments:

Sandra van Blaricum said...

So sorry that your dog is sick Jennifer!
I hope she makes it.
Your card is beautiful, as always :-)
and still thinking of you and your family in those rough days.
hugs,Sandra

Joan Bardee said...

I am so very sorry about your dogs. And your car. And of course your health. It just isn't fair and my heart goes out to you and your family.

The card is so adorable! Love that cute image.

Rachelle Olaridge said...

What a beautiful card. So awesome and cute. Thanks for playing along at Scrap It Girls June Challenge.
Huggies
Rachelle-DT
xxx

Kelli Acopan said...

So sorry to hear about your pup... I hope they fare well. Your card is super cute though! Mahalo plenty for playing along with us at Kitty Bee Designs' Aloha Friday Challenge!

lovies, =o) kel
KBD DT Coordinator
http://scrap-photograffs.com

kateri said...

I'm sorry about your pet. I like your card and hope it took your mind off your problems, if only for a little while. May God bless and keep you.

Rhonda Miller said...

Sorry to hear your dog is sick. I'll be praying for you.

I love your card, that frog is so cute.

Penny said...

Jennifer, I am so sorry that your dog is ill. You have had more than your share of "fun" lately, hey? :^(
But you made a fantastic card--the image is just darling, your design is fab, love the papers, the cardboard, the distressing, fun sentiment & embellies! Hope tomorrow is a better day for you. :^)
Big hugs, Penny

Jennifer said...

Sending you HUGS! The Lord Jesus is truly the one who send us all our blessings....just keep counting! and hugging your wonderful doggie and hugs for you!
Love your wonderful card! Fantastic design and I love the great sentiment choice!

Stef H said...

that image on the card is hilarious and the sentiment is perfect.

so very sorry for ALL your troubles, but you KNOW you are always in my prayers. i just pray harder.

hugs :)

p.s.... bacon coffee? o my!

Lisa Jane said...

what a fun image and i love the corrugated card
Thanks for joining us at Heck of a challenge this month
Lisa x

Dana said...

Cute frog. I like your background paper also. Thanks for playing at Digi Haven.


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Chris said...

can anything else go wrong! we have got to get some good things going on over at your house.
at least you've got this sexy frog to play with.
hugs,
chris

Helene Siermans said...

This is wonderful. Like the earth colours. And the sticklers never seen it used like that me like! Have to try that myself.

Hugs Nick

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Oh wow. That is the perfect sentiment to pair with this manly dude. Love absolutely everything about this card. Another job well done. So glad you've joined us as a GDT.

Sharla said...

Sorry that your dog isn't feeling well, and that you are having health issues too. I love your positive outlook and your gratitude for every minute of every day, even on the hard days. :)

Love how you have showcased Carl...he is a pretty cool dude! I need to get him and color him up real soon! Great card, love the colors and the texture! Hope today is a really good day! :)

Sharla
Scribbles DT

Cynthia said...

I'm sorry to hear about your pups and your newest health issues. This card is adorable and the TLC sentiment is perfect.

CreatewithTlc said...

That fur baby is so lucky to have you luvin on him right now.....
This card is perfect....love the texture and colors. Feels just like nature.
Paulette

PaperDaisies said...

A fabulous image. Love how you have showcased it. Thank you for joining us over at Ladybug Crafts. Hugs Nina

Dawn said...

Soooo adorable, love it. Thanks for entering at Scrap It Girl.

Rebecca said...

Love that corrugated look! Thanks for joining us at Scrap It Girl!