Monday, October 05, 2009

*Chilly Monday*

Good morning everyone... we have a chilly forecast for at least the next week. I guess I will be spending more and more time in socks. Sigh. I really hate wearing socks and anything other than flipflops. Flipflops rule.

I didn't manage to get any crafting done at all this past weekend. Bruce and I ran a few errands yesterday and then had his Dad over for supper. Last night we had our weekly bowling league. I am so glad we joined this year. I've talked about it for a long time and I am enjoying it so much. If there is anyone in Calgary interested in a fun league on Sunday nights, we are still looking for a fifth person for our team.

I am in love with this card... I have seen a lot of Tri-Shutter cards and found a great tutorial on Splitcoast Stampers that helped me to put this card together. It's a bit time consuming to cut all of the small panels, but the base of the card itself is pretty quick and easy to put together.

Items Used:
*Cardstock: Stampin' Up! Purely Pomegranate, Certainly Celery, Elegant Eggplant
*Patterned Paper: Retired Stampin' Up!
*Images: Penny Black sentiment
*Ink: Stampin' Up! Purely Pomegranate
*Tools: Big Shot; Stampin' Up! Daisy #2 Sizzix Die
*Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls; Celery grosgrain ribbon; Doodlebug flocked brad

This card folds flat in to a standard card size for mailing.
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Martha said...

wow, awesome card

Tracy.H said...

This is beautiful, Nancy! Love the color combo!!

I am with ya on the socks part!! I much prefer sandals...and much prefer capris to Jeans!! :0(

Wendy said...

Ok, I have seen that card numerous times and have wanted to try it, was it easy??? Looks so complicated but you rocked it girl! Like the snow???? LOL

Payne Holler Cards said...

this IS beautiful! I havent tried one yet..they look so "challenging"..and for me "no shoes" rule!!!