Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Keep Calm and ........ On

Happy Tuesday.  The weeks just seem to be going faster and faster.  I spent a good part of Saturday evening and Sunday playing in my pink castle.  Basically I was avoiding what I really needed to do like housework and packing and even cooking supper.  Finally about 7:30pm Saturday evening my hubby asked if we were having supper that night ~ yes, of course, what time is it ~ when he told me I was shocked I had lost track of time and we ended up with frozen pizza ~ LOL!!! And, before you ask, yes, I do have a clock in that room. 

I usually buy my scrap supplies with a purpose in mind.  Most of the things on the card I am sharing today were bought "just because I liked them."  And what's cool about it ~ they go great together.  The card is 6 x 6 and Little Ellie is paper pieced.  The word "knit" can be interchanged with "draw, sew, paint, craft" or the traditional "carry" making it a fun and versatile stamp.


Close up of Ellie:



and the inside:



RECIPE:

Card Stock ~ Bazzill, Recollections
Patterned Paper ~ We R Memory Keepers 6 x 6 "
"Love to Craft"
Image ~ Your Next Stamp "Ellie Loves to Knit"
Copic markers
Inside Sentiment ~ We R Memory Keepers "Keep Calm"
Cuttlebug ~ Babys' Breath Embossing folder
Twine ~ We R Memory Keepers
Chalk ~ Colorbox Charcoal
Sakura Glaze pen
Buttons ~ "Use it Up" inventory

I would like to enter this card into the YNS Challenge #11 which is "Anything Goes." Also entered into Make it Monday #103 and Craft Your Passion "Power of 3".

Thanks for dropping in today.  I have one more card to show you that I completed during my time crafting tomorrow.  And don't forget that Saturday is our monthly Christmas blog hop :)

{{{{{HUGS}}}}}, Heather


9 comments:

  1. Oh my goodnes!!! WOW! LOVE LOVE LOVE this card BFF!!!!
    I love the design, the papers, the colours and the buttons too! Absolutely Gorgeous!!!!

    Socks;
    Shari

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  2. I like the paper piecing you did on Ellie! And the layout is really nice Heather!
    I'm so glad you joined the challenge at Craft Your Passion and I hope to see you again next week!
    ~ginny
    CYP Design Team

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  3. What a fabulous card!!! I love all of those just because I liked them papers! And Ellie is so cute. :)

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  4. Love the card design inside and front .Perfect paper piecing .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

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  5. Super cute card! Wonderful :)
    Hugs,
    Marie XX

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  6. Super adorable card, Thanks for joining us at Your Next Stamp

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  7. Your card is darling! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Your Next Stamp!

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  8. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!
    My entries are: #165, #189, #217, #227 and #228.
    I would love to have you visit my blog!
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  9. What sweetness! Such a cute combo and I like the buttons. So glad you joined us at YNS!!!

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~ Hugs, Heather ~