3.10.2009

Thirteen for Tuesday but only 3 challenges for me

You know what I am talking about if you are an AI fan.
It's been a slow start to the week for me. I have been busy putting out fires so to speak and now I am baking some Black Forest brownies with DD to comfort those stress inducers. :-) What could be better? Besides, today my DD said,"you rock Mom for sharpening my pencils but even more because you saved me from that daycare/school back in 1st grade." A short term experiment that has apparently haunted her the last 8 years. FYI, she went to live with her father for the summer but one of the conditions was she had to go to a daycare while he was at work. She hated it. Fortunately, being a teacher, I had the summers off (wait I still do!) and she decided the terms of staying with him were not worth it. I can remember getting that phone call early in the morning from her father saying, "hey this isn't going to work, can you come get J?" I was in the car within five minutes speeding to the 'burg to get her. She stayed with me that summer, now referred to as "The Summer of Just Us Girls." Ah. Sigh. A wonderful memory for me. We shared some great times; going to the pool, playing outside, having picnics on the deck (less bugs), and chasing our high strung dog. God bless his curly little tail:-)
Okay, that was a rant. A little recollecting if you will. I do this for you J in the hopes that one day you can share with your 3 (she said she wants three)children. ;-) Love you girly to pieces and everyday we find/create a new memory. Sometimes it may not be the best memory but if it includes you then I am thankful. Thank you for showing me how to be more patient and teaching me that it's more enlightening to try and fit the square in the circle. ;-) Muah to you! Autism does not have us down.

Okay, on to cards. A couple challenges, 2S4Y, Caardvarks and Card Patterns.
This past weekend really inspired me to use some older paper lines so these cards are all using Sass Lass paper from last year.

Caardvarks current challenge is to make a card with a little critter. Some really cute critter cards are on display at their site. Everything from turtles to bugs! This is an Imaginsce stamp, from the Twitterpated line. I had to "snag em" as the series states, because he reminds me of Todd from Disney's Fox and Hound. I used Card Patterns #5 sketch. There are spectacular examples of this sketch on their blog. Clink the link and check them out. You won't be disappointed.

22 comments:

mariemc

Oh, he does look like Todd and that's one of my favorite Disney movies!! Very cute card - nice job with the sketch. Thanks for playing along with us!

SmilynStef

Love the little tabbed sentiment ... and how cute is that fox ... fabulous cards.

Laura Davis

Beautiful Amy I love the layers and the colors are divine!
Laura

~amy~

super sweet cards!!!

Nathalia Castellon

He does look like Todd! Great card and thanks so much for joining us this week at Caardvarks!

Savitri

Very very cute!!!! I love the heart and the little ribbon. Very sweet!

Calia Yang

lovely cards! ^_^ I just saw your paper bag card...Imma have to give a try at that! ^_^

TxScrapAddict

Love the projects! God Bless you for recognizing that the square peg..will go into a round hole. Shame on our schools for trying to teach our kids it won't go.

Daniela

Thank you! Im glad yo like it! :D The stamp is a doodlefavtory stamp and i just love them, they are the best. :)

Youre 2 cards is great, love the little fox (bought the same stamp this weekend and i cant wait untill i get to color it in) :P

Hugs, Daniela/Neliz
(www.neliz.se)

JessiW

The cards are great! The hey foxy one is my fave....so cute!!

lauren

"HEY FOXY"! ♥ i loooooooooove that little guy, too, and you've made him the star of a FABULOUS critter card!!!

clouds shadler

I likey! The colors are really nice, I especially like that ribbon!

TFS
Clouds ;o)

Callista

the little fox is too darn cute. Great cards! Jumped over from the VP boards. Hope you are having a great day!

Martha

Love these cards. The fox is so cute! And the colors are beautiful :)

Ewonne

your cards are adorable ♥

whoistracy

These are so cute! I can't get enough of that little fox- he's adorable.

Thanks for playing along.

Michelle Bertuzzi

What an adorable cards! I really love what you did with your Imaginisce stamp. It almost seems like it's velvety.
Thanks again for joining us!

cheryln

such cute cards!!

Heidi Van Laar

These are both really beautiful! I just love that little fox...he's just so cute!

Juhi

wow, such an adorable card, the colors go so well together and the fox is soooooooooo cute!!

Deanna

Great cards... I love what you did for the 2S4Y sketch! Gorgeous!

Alysia Robertson

I'm in love w/ your little fox. Awww!

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