There you are! You are looking great! I'm really glad you are here. . .thanks for coming by!
Boy has this been a week! First, Shotsy and Gunther got into a fight (which they never do) over their dinner (I'm cooking for them now because I can't handle giving them the commercially made crap in a bag/can). They were really going at it (Shotsy had Gunther's face in his mouth), and without thinking, I jumped in and tried to separate them. Well as you can see below, I got the worst of it!
Yes, it hurt!. I had to go to my doctor for a tetanus shot. While there, he did the blood tests to check my diabetes. I got the test results today, and the news was not good. The tests indicated that I am probably going to have to go from pills to insulin injections. Errrrrrrrr We are going to give a final effort to watch my diet and a new medication. However, it doesn't look good.
OK, enough of that stuff. . .you didn't come here to hear my misfortunes so let's get to the cards!
My first group of cards is what I am calling my "Silhouette Note Card Set". Again, I apologize for all the pics tonight. I need to do something about the lighting I use. Here is the set:
I needed a set of note cards that had a Fall theme. I also made them to have a lot of commonalities such as using all silhouetted images, using Stickles or metallic embossing powder, and using some form of bling. I also stayed withing the browns/tans colors for Fall. Here is a shot of each individually:
Image is from Stampendous. Embossed background and paper piercing in the corner.
Not sure who this fern stamp is by, I've had it for a few years. I stamped the two fern leaves with dark brown ink, and the middle one is stamped in Versamark then embossed with copper ep.
This weed stamp is by Hero Arts. You can't see it well in the picture, but I used dots of copper Stickles all over the branches. I looks beautiful when it sparkles in the light.
The image is by Inkadinkado. Again, you can't see the copper Stickles on the caps of the acorns. The big round blog up there in the corner is actually a really pretty brad that has copper sparkles in the center.
OK, now for my RECYCLED material card! Let me show you the material I used first before I show you the card I made with it. Here is the "material":
This is a silver shipping package that contained a mini pecan pie that Jay ordered from "Nuts Online" (really good stuff by the way). When I saw it, I knew exactly what I was going to use it for and what it would be perfect to use for. Take a look:
I wasn't sure that I could get the material through the Cuttlebug because it is almost like bubble wrap material. I had to run it through twice (once on each side) so that the Nestie circle cut through it. I colored each circle with a red Sharpie pen. Again, the pic doesn't do it justice. The pine branch is by Stampendous. I embossed it with white detail ep. Then added glitter (which again you can't see) I added silver cord and tied the bow with the Bow Easy. The ornament feels quilted and is so shiny. I just wish I could get a better picture.
OK, that's it for this post. Thanks very much for coming by and looking at my stuff (and listening to me whine). . .I'm sorry that I've missed some of your blogs this week, but I think you can understand why with the week I've had. I'll be catching up the balance of the week.
I'll leave you with the Pic of the Week:
EDITED TO ADD:
OMGosh! I forgot to tell you all about a wonderful blog candy give-away over at Dawn's Craft Place. The ever talented Dawn is having a progressive give-away and this is what it is starting with:
You can find all the details about it HERE. I also have a pic of it in my sidebar. Good luck!
Thanks again for stopping by. I'll see you on your blogs soon!
Hugs to all of you!
"God, please help me be the person that my dogs think I am."