Monday, September 26, 2011


Hello and happy Monday!  Did you have a good weekend?  We had a very busy Saturday, we were gone from about 9AM until 9PM.  As a result, on Sunday I was completely do anything :)  Does this ever happen to you?  I did get laundry done, but as far as my grand crafting plans that didn't happen.  It was 5:00 before I even set foot in the basement.  All I accomplished was assembling a card that I started last week and stamping some images I wanted to color.  I wasn't feeling very inspired, that was part of my problem too.  There's just not much out there that's inspiring me right now.

So, the card I started last week began with a 50% off stamp from Michaels.  The hydrangea Hero Arts stamp.  Do you know it?  :)  I love that stamp, but not $14.99 love.  Only problem is, it's the end of September and hydrangeas are a spring/summer bush/flower.  I thought I'd try my hand stamping the image with fall colors. 

Sorry about the crooked photo here :) I decided to make this into more of a note card.  I love the way this turned out on the book print with the muted ink colors (I used Cats Eyes chalk ink).  I used my Nestibilities to cut around the image.

Here's a close up of the image.  I think I might make some more of these note cards but without the twine and button.  Might have to play around with the placement a bit.

Here's one more shot, this one shows the image really well.  I just love how it looks on the text!

Well, I have a bit of crazy week again so I'm already looking forward to the weekend :)  I hope you have a calm week ahead of you.  Enjoy your Monday and I'll chat with you again tomorrow.  Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. love it--i use my hydrangea card all the time--over the summer I made 50 cards with this stamp!

  2. Very pretty! Love the image stamped over the text.

  3. I love the card, especially the stamp over the text, it looks awesome! I had the same this weekend. I was so excited to scrap in a football free zone, and I didn't get anything done (not even the laundry...) Oh well, there is always right now!

  4. Very cool, I love the image on the text also...subtle and very nice.

    And thanks for the sweet comments regarding my daughter! :)

  5. I love the idea of the text on the stamped image.
    I also like the colours :)

  6. I'm loving stamping on text backgrounds right now. Love the colors you used. That's the best thing about stamps - you can change up the colors to make it work. Hope things slow down for you this week so you can get in some productive creative time! :)