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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Thanks, Pardner!

Coffee of the Day - Gingerbread (yeah, not really appropriate for the season, but it sure does taste good!)

My family leaves tomorrow to attend a reunion in eastern PA. I'm not well enough to go along with them, but I am so very happy they get to go! it has been years since Dave last saw his mom, so this is a pretty big deal - well worth a 6 hour drive for them. I know they are going to have a wonderful time!

while they are gone, some friends of ours are coming in to work the kitchen at Camp. Dave wanted me to make a thank you card he could leave for them. this cutey turtle image from QKR Stampede seemed perfect!


I added several of the landscape digi images from Eureka Stamps to help complete the little scene. You'll be seeing these quite a bit in upcoming posts. our theme for this summer at Camp is 'Go West,' and I am making cards for not only my family, but a few others who will be working there, too.

I used digital papers from the Carta Bella Giddy Up collection. burlap ribbon is by May Arts while the red satin is more from the Really Reasonable Ribbon May Club kit that I won. sentiment was computer generated, buttons are from my stash, and flower is by Petaloo. I added a bit of faux cross stitching to the sides of the paisley paper. a touch of shimmerz paint on the dinner bell along with an arrow die cut complete the card.

I hope to get around to everyone's blogs this weekend to say hello. I'm still trying to do a bit of work on my computer. little bits here and there, but it's almost finished! hooray! :)


Challenges:
Digi Sketch - sketch and theme of fave color combo (can't ever go wrong with a patriotic red, white, and blue!)
Eureka - for the boys
Crafter's Cafe - one for the boys
Double Click - Father's Day or project for man
Inky Impressions - ribbon or lace (ribbon from May Arts & Really Reasonable Ribbon)
Mod Squad - masculine
WAW - anything goes family friendly
Fan-tastic Tues - anything goes with texture
TTCRD - anything goes
Chocolate, Coffee, & Cards - say thank you
Crafty Ribbons - men and ribbon
CRAFT - Father's Day/male
Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wed - anything goes

23 comments:

Tracy Welham said...

Fun card, love the embellishments you have used. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

ursula Uphof said...

Such a great card Jennifer. Love that cute image. I am sure it will be a special weekend for Dave, seeing his Mom. Take care, hugs, Ursula

Joan B said...

what a perfect card for the occasion. so cute!!!!

Bad Kitty said...

Gorgeous

Joyce Erb said...

Such an adorable image and a great job coloring it. Love all the added bits. Thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad ChallengeIf you’ve haven't become a follower yet, please do so as soon as you can. To be a winner, one must be a follower. If you’ve already followed us, thank you so much!

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Fabulous card as always Jennifer!
Love the burlap!! I have it and have to use this more!!
Hugs,Sandra

Anita said...

Such a cute card! I am sorry you can't make the trip but hope your family enjoys their time. Gingerbread sounds yummy.

Penny said...

Awww, how cute is that? Love that fun image! Designed beautifully for the feel of the West! :^)
Hugs, Penny
Hope you don't get too lonely while your family is gone!

Gaby Dierx said...

A funny but also cool card, well done!!!
Hugsss, Gaby

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Fabulous card fabulous texture and thank you for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday crafty blessings Judith DT xxx

Rhonda Miller said...

What a fun image. They're going to love the card.

*Vicki* said...

I just love that image Jennifer!! The added texture from the burlap peice and the papers are just perfect with it!! :) They will love your card!!

Aurélie - La passion de la création said...

What a funny and beautiful card. Thank you for your participation to the Crafty Ribbons challenge. Hope to see you again for the next one. Crafty ribbons team.

karalschuknecht said...

Great guy card, wonderful coloring, & design. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps. Karal DT

Dawn Lancaster said...

Super fun little card Jennifer, I'm sure it will be greatly appreciated!
I hope you don't get too onely with the boys all gone!
Big Hugs
Dawn xx

Karen Letchworth said...

This is absolutely darling, Jennifer. I love the great textures, and the sweet image. Thanks so much for sharing in our challenges. I appreciate it SO very much, and really hope you have a blessed week.
Hugs,
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

What a fun card! Love all the layers and fun details! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee Skittles!

Karen Letchworth said...

Hi again, Jennifer. I just wanted to let you know about this challenge where you can share your sweet cards. I'd LOVE to have you play along with us.

http://www.cropstop.com/blog/linky-party/crop-stop-linky-party-4/

Karen

Michelle Windsor said...

Love this thank you you for joining us at Digi Sketch Challenge Michelle DT

Taunya Butler said...

Super fun and great card with such a western flair!! The pattern papers are just so perfect for this card and what a fun image for a manly card!! I really enjoyed seeing this card - made me smile!! So glad you joined us over at DoubleClick Skittles for the Father's Day/Man card challenge!!

Taunya Butler(daisiesgirl.com) Design Team

Zora said...

A beautyful card.Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful work with us at TTCRD this week and hope to se you again in our next challenge// Zora DT

Beth F. said...

Your card is aweosome! I love how you distressed it. Thank you for joining the DoubleClick Masculine Challenge!
Beth, GDT
Beth's Beauties

chanya13 said...

Beautiful card!!! Lovely image and card design too. Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge. Agnieszka DT