Tuesday, March 16, 2010

It's a good day

I have to say... it's been quite the road, but it's a good day. Brian is back to work ~ we just have to follow up to make sure it's completely gone in a month. My sinus infection is going away and I'm feeling much better today.

The SUN!!! is shining. We've had all kinds of flooding here in the northeast. We have a sum pump in the basement, and that kept the basement from over flooding.. it's still wet down there, but not so bad. To all my friends in the NE dealing with flooding, I'm wishing you a quick (and as inexpensive as possible cleanup).

So ~ it's a good day here. We're healthy, isn't that what matters? It's really good to be feeling better. I have two workshops this week and I'm up in the air if I should use this for one of my workshop cards. It's very pretty, but I've always struggled with the vintage style.

I played along this morning with two challenges.. One for the late night stampers yahoo group birthday challenge, and one for my friend Mary Jo's technostamper sketch challenge!

I used the bella blue and bridesmaid designer papers, not quite navy and vanilla. I did some sponging on the edges, but there's not a whole lot to this card.

To make the big bow, I just folded the ribbon over itself, and put the brad on top. I pushed through all my layers using the mat pack and a push pin a few times, to make the hole large enough for the brad. Then it went all the way through to layer 2.

Let me know.. Do you think I should make this a workshop card for this week?


Pam Speidel said...

This is so beautiful! Love the vintage look & youve aced it! Glad you're feeling better and sun is shining in your world! :)

Patti Chesky said...

Love this to pieces Selene! Definitely use this for your workshop. They're going to drool over this!!!

P.S. Glad to hear everyone is feeling better!!!

MJ said...

I agree, beautifully done. I would use it for your workshop. Glad to hear everyone is feeling better and the SUN is out. My basement flooded again too, twice in a month and a half. But as you say we are healthy and that is what matters. Thanks so much for playing along with my sketch challenge!

Lynn said...

A definite for your workshop!!!

MelissaS said...

this is gorgeous - I love the colors and the yummy ribbon!

Erna said...

stunning card!

stampingmadly said...

Beautiful card, Selene. I love that Bella Bleu DSP, and it is lovely in this card.

Barbara said...

Another lovely creation! You did a fabulous job with MJ's sketch. Love it!