Wednesday, June 1, 2011

The Taj Mahal

After our sorting had started...Collin's blanket in the bottom left hand corner is proof that he was there helping...and of course, a bag of M&Ms brought the whole family to help with sorting.

Hi there, before I get to my card today, I had to share what is happening at our house.   A huge and I mean, HUGE, package arrived at our house last week.  To say the boys were excited was an understatement.  My nana sent the boys a Lego set to build the Taj Mahal!  So...we start by sorting.  Collin and I had the job of sorting some of the pieces.  Throughout the sorting process Collin kept saying, "Aren't I a good sorter Mommy?  I'm a really good sorter."  Makes for an exciting Friday night of sorting when you are building the Taj Mahal. 
A view of the Taj Mahal after Pat's work on it late into Monday night.

Then Jonathon and Pat got started on the building process.  I should say that the biggest boy (aka Pat) has done the majority of building.  And as of late Tuesday night, he is almost complete.  Along the way, Marcel has been stopping by, "Daddy, you are doing a great job building.  I'm serious, Daddy, you are doing a really great job."  I think the little man is just interested in playing with his "Lego guys" in the Taj Mahal! 
 Tuesday night...we're (or should I say, Pat)...is getting close to finishing.

Ingredients:  All Stampin' Up

And now...onto some crafting.  Here is a cheery card for this week's Stampin' 411 Challenge.  I popped this in with a set of cards for Collin's teachers.  Perfect for a variety of occasions.

21 comments:

  1. Hee hee, the big ol' bag of m&m's is classic! Such a fun and bright and happy card!

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  2. Wow! A Lego Taj Mahal...my son would love that. Very pretty card, love the colors. :)
    Arlene.

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  3. As always your card is so pretty. And the Taj Mahal how fun for the boys, and your husband.
    Have a great day.
    Judy

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  4. Wow! That is one impressive Lego building and I love how so completely absorbed Pat looks. :)

    I love the bright colours on this card. So fun and cheery!

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  5. Legos are so much fun! Hooray for the boys and Pat! They did a great job. Your card is great, too! The hot pink with the apricot is a wonderful combo. :)

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  6. I LOVE legos and that set is amazing and I bet super time consuming. We do Star Wars legos around here. :) Your card is gorgeous, love those colors.

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  7. Oh, how fun! And it brings back such great memories for me! Tell Pat. . .AWESOME JOB! Love your card today! Those citrus-y colors are fab!

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  8. Very cheery card - Love the bright colors.
    Oh my that Lego set is awesome. I've got a friend who's husband loves legos. I'm sending her a link to this page.

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  9. I think Christopher might be ready for something like the Taj Mahal! He's really good at building Legos! Love your card! So happy and colorful! :)

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  10. OMGosh...those comments are soooo cute! I like how Marcel is so complimentary, but doesn't stop to help! LOL Love the bribe of M&Ms ;) And what a gorgeous card...you know those are my favourite colours right now :)

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  11. So bright and cheery! Great job!

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  12. Not everyone can say they spent their week building the Taj Mahal now! M&Ms would have brought me to the table too ;D
    Love the bold colours of your card - so happy and bright :)
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  13. Too funny...I never get the thrill of legos...my stuff never looks like the pictures! Love your card...great bold flowers!

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  14. Oh my gosh I don't think my boys have ever used a lego set to build what it was actually intended to be!!! Your (or Pat's) Taj Mahal is awesome!! I love your card too, so peppy & fun, perfect for a teacher's set :)

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  15. I am so impressed by not only your card but by the
    Taj ...holy smokes!! It's fabulous. Raising boys myself and them being Lego enthusaists I know what a thrill this had to be. Fabulous!

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  16. Love the sweet and bright colors on this card! LOL...Love that Taj Mahal! My boy is into those super-duper Lego sets too! Man, those are some small pieces!! My boy begged for a 400 pc. set and I had to build it all for him. I was nearly crossed-eye by the time we finished! And I think my back gave out too:)

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  17. I showed Luke the Lego arrival - one jealous kiddo here! Looks like fun!

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  18. Darling card, Lynn, and I love the Taj Mahal! My daughter has been on a lego kick recently as well -- they're everywhere! Thanks for playing along this week at Stamping 411! Blessings, Gretchen

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  19. WOw! Legos sure have come a long way since I played with them. Your card is wonderful. Love the colors and the stamp set!

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  20. Oh my goodness, how many pieces are there in that set? And how did you have dinner without the table? LOL It looks amazing! I love that Collin has a blanket. Damian just started carrying one around. It's so cute! Love your beautiful and happy card, too. ;D

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  21. My nephew would be so jealous! looks awesome! I love the beautiful card you made Lynn! :D

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