Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Just Us Girls


Before my card?  Guess what?  My card here was tweeted about yesterday on the Hero Arts Twitter Account.  How cool is that?

This week's Just Us Girls Challenge was to use Orange, Navy and Green on card.  I am down to zero masculine cards in my stash...so I pulled out My Little Yellow Bicycle papers for this card...and then used my favorite PTI Damask Designs stamps for the background flourish that was stamped with Versamark and then embossed along with the sentiment.

I have a sweet Collin story to tell today too...We're driving in the car and I hear this little voice in the booster seat behind me.
"When I'm an adult, I'm going to get married." pause
"I'm going to marry a geerrrl."
"I might marry you, mommy, when your daddy dies."
"I can't marry my nana, she's married to Mr. Hank."

His little story makes me smile that he would want to marry me, but also a little heavy hearted.  My dad died when Collin was about 18 months old, so he doesn't remember him.  He thinks his nana's daddy died, not mine.  He clearly knows that nana is my mom, but at six hasn't figured it all out.  My sweet boy...

Ingredients:  Bazzill Paper, Little Yellow Bicyle DSP, PTI Damask Designs, Versamark, Ranger Distress Ink Broken China, Embossing Powder

7 comments:

  1. Awww, what a super cute story! Love those little critter stories! Your card is lovely too! Congrats on being "talked about"! You really used the JUGs challenge colors nicely! Thanks so much for playing with Just Us Girls!

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  2. This is such a nice card Lynn! I really like the textured cardstock that you used for this! Great job with this weeks color challenge! Don't you just love what comes out of our childrens mouths when they are little...it's precious!

    Thanks for playing along with Just Us Girls this week!

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  3. Congrats on the recognition of your Sympathy card (I loved that one). Very nice JUGs card here too.
    Yes children are so precious. Coleen is always taking about missing her great-grandpa and she's never met him. The other day she asked me about my dad and I told her that's who GG was. It's hard for them to comprehend but endearing as well.

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  4. Boys are precious, and I knew instantly that this was a masculine card. Love your textures and colors.

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  5. Lynn that's such a sweet story! Love your take on the color challenge - nice simple lines and great use of the colors :) Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls - we really appreciate your support!!!
    Congrats on your shout-out on the Hero Arts blog! Exciting - the card is very deserving, gorgeous :)

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  6. Enjoy those stories! My sweet little boy is now a 19 year old man(so he thinks!). I miss the innocense! (Is that how you spell it??!!) Anyway - to be twittered about! Wow! Your card is awesome and you should submit it to be published! LOVE the subtle Damash background and the hole punched border and the twine! Just FAB!

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  7. Great masculine card and such a sweet story!!

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