Happy in Apathy

Happy Wednesday!  Or maybe not.  Wet hen upset on my homefront but know it will soon pass.  These things take time.  Just keep breathing.  :-)  My cards for today are simple.  In fact, I am going back to CAS again . 
The first is a one layer with a pop up heart punch.  The rest is stamping.  It so reminds me of when I first started stamping.  Perhaps I have not progressed as much as I thought?  This is for my Crafty Creations Challenge this week which is "Get Well".

I am sending out get well wishes to a friend of mine and hope that she is back to her self soon.  Also want to say a prayer for those struck by the tornadoes in Joplin.  What  devastation they have endured.   Horrible storms are occurring every week it seems.  It reminds me that I don't have time to be angry, instead I need to seek those I love and thank them.  Thank you for reading this!
cardstock: Recollections white
stamps: Scenic Route  Smile frame and CTMH Say It Style sentiment
ink: Quick Quotes Blue Hawaiian and Colorbok Red
other: bakers twine, green button, and heaart punch

Challenges I would like to enter this in:
City Crafter: #58 I've Been Framed
Card Cupids: Bright and Bold
Crafting for all Seasons: #1 Anything Goes
Truly Scrumptious: #57 anything goes

My next card is also simple.   It's for Penny's summer challenge we have and I hope you will join in!

                                          For days when you need to be happy.  Indulge away!

cardstock: Recollections
pattern paper and stickers: Echo Park Summer Days
rhinestones: My Mind's Eye pink
other: punch oval

Challenges I would like to enter this in:
I Did It Creations: Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew: Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes: #69 Pop It Up
The Paper Shelter:  #15  Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by!



Perfect summer card Amy!! Who doesn't love ice cream on a hot summer day?? And your paper piecing is great!!


Georgia Ehrmann

Super cute card...it would sure make my daughter happy...she thinks ice cream is a food group! lol! Thanks for playing with us at IDIC this week and good luck!

My Vintage Mending

Simply beautiful...first one looks a lot like something I have been working on lately! Many Smiles...Renee


Indulge away! I love that. Very cute card. Thank you very much for playing with us at Paper Sundaes this week.


These are so sweet! I love CAS cards...Hope the rest-of-the-week works out well for you.

Kirsty Vittetoe

So sweet, love the clean and simple look! Thanks for sharing it with us at CCCB!

Audrey Pettit

Beautiful cards, Amy! I love the CAS designs. Sweet stamping on the first. LOVE that ice cream cone on the second.
Hope things pick up for you soon. Sounds like you're under some stress these days. ((hugs))

June Houck

Beautiful CAS cards. I love the ice cream cone too; I hope you will link this to this week's summer challenge at Betty Bee's Buzz:


Cheryl Nelson

Fabulous cards and lovely post!


These are so cute Amy! Love the second one especially- so bright and fun. Sometimes I think CAS are harder to make than all those layers because you need precision and have to plan everything out.

Hannah Clark

These cards are so cute! I love that ice cream cone! I may have to case that!


Love your cas get well card Amy. The little heart in the scallop square is soooo sweet. :)Peggy


Both cards are fabulous. I have also been mindful, of those who have been dealing with so much devastation. And I try to remember that the stuff that I am dealing with is nothing in comparison. Blessings ~ Tameko


Beautiful cards ... love the sweet little heart ... hope your friend gets better soon ... Thanks for joining us at CCCB


Love your card and its design! Your inspiring! Thank you for joining in on our first challenge at CFAS!


I love CAS cards and your are just perfect! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Sundaes this week :)


You do those C&S so well Amy!! The are both so very pretty! How right you are we certainly dont need to waste time and energy on anger and all the other negative stuff :)

Bella´s Bastelecke

It's so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining at TPS this week......


Linda R.

I just love this post.. And your cards are adorable.. I have been seeing so many CAS cards lately.. I just love them.. Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CCCB!


Great cards Amy! Love the CAS style of the get well card!

Susan's crafty chaos

Both cards are gorgeous, but I do particularly love the colours on the second. Thanks very much for playing along with the Creative Card Crew this week! :)

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