Friday, April 20, 2012

Just playing around...

Hi everyone!  I am enjoying my mini-vacation.  I cleaned my apartment all day yesterday, it felt so good!!  I know, did I just say that about cleaning?  I hate cleaning, but I was tired of mess, my children too often use our home as a dumping ground and I got tired of hearing my own voice saying "pick that up.... put that away.... why couldn't you just put that in dishwasher..."  I'm sure you can relate.  Well, I just couldn't take anymore, so I cleaned from top to bottom and it felt really good.  Now I can spend the rest of the weekend playing.

I kicked off the playing part with this....


I'm sorry the picture is so bad.  I don't like taking pictures during the day - there are so many shadows to deal with!  But I really wanted to play along with some challenges.  It's so rare that I get to play with some of these challenges.  So I used the sketch from CASual Fridays, the colors from Color Throwdown and I used my one of favorite stamp company's stamps, CC Designs, and All That Scraps Wednesday challenge doing an Anything Goes challenge.  Why I like their Anything Goes, is it still has some specifics so one can't just fit.  I am there on purpose!

Speaking of challenges, we only have a few players so far at Tuesday Morning Sketches and great prize up for grabs!  Come play along.

Have a happy Friday!

Supplies:
Stamps/Ink:  Spring Pixies watering can and Sentiment (CC Designs), Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Card stock:  Neenah Classic Crest, Always Artichoke
Paper:  A Loving Heart digi paper pack (MTME)
Copics:  BV00, BV02, R02, R11, RV000, RV10, Y06, Y15, YG00, YG03, YG63, YG67

8 Encouraging Thoughts:

Michele Gross said...

This card is delightful-the colors and images are so happy! Glad you played with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Angela said...

This is such a pretty card, Melissa!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Such a darling card Melissa! Looks like Spring has Sprung in your corner of the world!

Pam Sparks said...

So charming Melissa! love your card! Hey, it was fun to read your profile and to see that you don't watch TV either! Glad I'm not the only one!!! hehe I love to read too!

Theresa said...

Hi Miss - this is just darling! Love the sentiment - I'm thinking of you too!! Miss you kiddo.

GREAT card.

Suzanne Russell said...

What a sweet card, a little stamping, a little coloring and lots of happy attitude! Great job. :)

Darnell J Knauss said...

You made an adorable card while enjoying your after-clean high! Hope you get to craft again soon!

Laura Davis said...

Darling work!
Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
Laura

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