Friday, July 25, 2008

Things that Grow -

Cute Card Thursday challenge this week has the theme "Things that Grow". Ok after checking on a Momma donkey every hour on the hour last night, I wish that baby would be born and start growing! Yes it was a long night - and still no baby -

But I am happy with the card I managed to make in between nursing. I started with Alota Rubber Stamps Molly Moo stamp. This set is so much fun, I mean common a gardening cow just has to be cute right? I colored her with my Copic and white gel pen, and then the sky is filled in with shimmering chalks, it looks really cool in person. The water coming out of the hose it colored in with a Sakura glaze pen to give is some shine.

I used a Bazzil Bling green card stock for the base, then cut a deep red card stock the same size and punched it with the Fiskars Border/Corner punch. The pattern paper is from Creative Imaginations and I was excited when I saw how perfect it matched Molly Moo's flower. Didn't plan that when I colored it red =)

The ribbon is two satin ribbon stacked with a Making Memories felt flower. The sentiment reads "Beauty blooms in the heart... as it does in the garden" seemed to fit the image and the theme of the challenge. It is from Rubber Stamp Tapestry, loving these stump sentiments they punch out perfect with my medium Fiskar's Squeeze Punch.

Bold, but fun!

I think I may need a nap today - don't usually take naps but after my night last night and then my night I have tonight ---- I am so excited, you see I am going to see Journey in Concert!!! I know just dated myself - A friend and I said years ago that if they ever came to town we would go. Well the last time they came I just couldn't do it, really bad timing. So when I saw they would be here I called and got tickets for her, myself and my sister. I asked hubby to go too HA! He said they were a chick band - no way! So it is a girls night out! Gonna be fun and LOUD!

Hope you have something fun planned for this weekend. Make sure to fit in some crafting!
HUGS and -


Karin said...

Hi Michelle,

I think your babies arrive tonight, when you are out having fun.

Great card again. This cow looks really great. Love the border you've made.

Have fun and enjoy every minute of it.

Big hugs,
xoxo Karin

Melanie said...

Woo Hoo! journey concert tonight and you made a cow card! it might just be my day! now if I can only get my ac working i'll be floating! this card is awesome as usual! great job!

cocoetnono said...

Gorgeous card Michelle!! I love the border you have punched!! The cow is so cute!! Hugs, Christelle.

Andrea, said...

Fabulous card, the image is so cute and I love how you have coloured it and the great punched border.
Thanks for joining in the CCT challenge

Deb said...

such a gorgeous card Michelle, love the cow nad the colours are stunning, thank you for joining in the CCT challenge

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Love your bright card Michelle and the paper and punched corners look great, Beautifully coloured and such cute image, Hugs, Nikki x

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card Michelle Love the cute cow stamp.

ink'n'rubba said...

love the bright colours on your fun card! and hope you are not too tired to enjoy the band tonight! Have fun! annie x

Sue said...

this is gorgeous:)


Bev said...

This is just amazing Michelle - that stamp is just too cute!

My lifes inky escape and more said...

This is darling! I love all your bright colors! Fab job :)

Heidi said...

Michell- that guy is soooo cute! As for Journey- that is alright, date yourself they still make wonderful music! Heidi

Allison said...

Another fun stamp...rock out to Journey (OMG...did I just say that?).

Lim said...

Another stunning card. Love it!!
I love everything about it.
Have a great weekend.

Sammi said...

Awesome card Michelle! It is really bold - I love it!!

Belas Creating Place said...

Michelle...what a cute card. I don't see many stamps with cows on them, this is cute, cute, cute.

Karin said...

Hi Michelle,

are the babies born?
I hope you had a lot of fun yesterday.

There's an award waiting for you on my blog.

Have a great day.
xoxo Karin

Ila said...

Super Cute!! this cow nad your fabulous colors..Hope you had a good time at the condert!!
Have a Great Weekend!!..Hugs, Ila

Jilli said...

Yet another great card! Hope your baby arrives safely!

Arline said...

This is a great card!! Lovely bold colours!xx

Patti Smith said...

Girlfriend I have missed are very nice but next year my laptop is going with me!! (sick huh!!) I missed my blogs. I thought about you this week with Dolly on the move. We were in Pensacola Florida and beleive it or not we had wonderful weather...Love all the cards of course that I missed I especially like Fanny she is so sweet. Well thanks again for the award....(((HUGS)))) patti

Richelle said...

Great card! love it!...Journey-sounds fun I would love the see them in concert. Havefun!