Monday, June 10, 2013

A Quick Thanks!


I am very, very late in making thank you cards so that Ryan can write thank yous for his birthday gifts. We'll get them out this week, so it is less than a month since his actual birthday, but yikes!  I normally am much better about the boys writing their thank you notes!  So, yesterday I decided I needed to get them made and the color combo at ColourQ was perfect for pulling out my Craft's Meow Typically Teen sentiment and a Hero Arts sentiment.

And in other boy news at our house, Collin has decided it is time to where deodorant. He could probably wait at least another year, but he wants to do it!  So...we've had no less than 20 conversations about it in the last day or so.   Cracking me up:  "I'm going to take a shower and when I get out of the shower, I'll put on deodorant."  "I went to the pool, so when I get home I need to put on more deodorant."  "I'm going to bed.  I don't need to put on more deodorant before I go to bed."  We'll see how long he remembers to put on deodorant before we move into the conversations of, "Collin, seriously, you need to shower and put on deodorant!"

Edited to add later in the evening Sunday night: Here's a picture of the little man, who also decided yesterday that he would use hair gel after he took a shower.  Later in the evening her proclaimed, "I put on hair gel, but I forgot my deodorant."  The picture is fuzzy because he is refusing to let me take his picture these days :)!

 

25 comments:

Karen B. said...

What a handsome man he is and a handsome card too!

Kara said...

Cool grungy card!!

Arlene said...

Love this card...so very masculine and perfect for a thank you card. Colin is too funny and so so handsome!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Perfect use of colors and images for that masculine card! Love that background~

Tracey McNeely said...

Awesome card Lynn, love the grungy look of it. Collin is adorable and growing up big time if he needs deodorant! LOL Too cute. Thank you for joining us t his week at the colourQ!

~amy~ said...

Awesome masculine card! Such fun stories:)

Kristie Goulet said...

Love this masculine card and the story of your son wearing deodorant. haha

Maureen said...

LOL, seriously, you could write a book! LOL He looks so old in the picture! Wow! What a great idea for thank you cards...another great thing you are giving to your boys...the gift of gratitude :)

sandie said...

I love this card Lynn! The pattern you have designed using these stamps is so inspiring, the straight blue stamp is perfect with the fading green circles x

Marisa said...

Love the card!! Such a fabulous masculine/teen touch to it!! LOL at your convos with Collin. The joy of living with boys :)

Aimes said...

Ha! Sounds like this handsome little guy is growing up! Oh I doubt it'll be long before your bribing him to take a shower and look after his appearance! LOL!
Lovin' the grungy, teenager vibe of this card! Rockin' the TCM stamps!
Hugs!
x

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Love it!

Helen F. said...

Super cool card, Lynn. You achieved a great grunge look.
PS: Love your little man's grown up decisions (too cute!)

Sue Lelli said...

OMGosh that story is too funny! LOVE your boy thank you card! Just perfect!

Bobby said...

Great card! Aren't sons a riot? Good thing you have a blog to record things they say. I wish I had written those kind of things down.

Lisa Arana said...

great use of the colors and perfect thank you from a boy.

Jinny Newlin said...

LOL! We're so there with my guy. He hates to take showers and wear deodorant. Sometimes he faux showers by just getting his hair wet and playing for ten minutes. Critter! He's a handful, I tell ya.

Fun card, too! Really love the over stamping and color combo. Fabulous for a guy!

kateri said...

You are absolutely hilarious. Obviously your boys don't read your blog! I love it! And the card is really cool.

Noelle said...

super cute! Love the way you used these colors :)

veronica said...

love your layout! terrific card!

Ginny said...

Super cool card!!! I love it!! It's a more than perfect t-u card for Ryan!! I definitely need to CASe it. Great pictures also. Your mum looks terrific!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love these sorts of chats....

Christina said...

Your little guys crack me up! What a great use of the Typically Teen set, too. Love it mixed with the typewriter letters.

Jenny said...

Such a cool card Lynn and I love the placement of all those images :) too funny about the deodorant .... James had a phase like that too :0)
Jenny x

Sylvia said...

Your life must be so much fun with your boys, Lynn! I had two girls then two boys, but I am not sure I could have made it through all those years with four of one!. Your card is also fun! Thanks for sharing it with us at the colourQ!