Thursday, December 31, 2009

On to Valentines....

Happy New Year's Eve, everyone!! Christmas is over so I'm moving on to the next holiday!! All my Christmas decorations & the tree are all put I'm ready.....I'm ready.....I'm ready (I watch way too much Spongebob)

I don't think I've ever used this cutie from High Hopes! The image is called Overwhelming Love & is available at 7 Kids College Fund *HERE* .....Funny thing about this card......when I cut the image....I was looking at the possum, rather than the whole image itself. I finished the card, took the picture, & didn't realize until I was editing that it was sooooo crooked! The mailbox looked like a snowplow drove into it a few times. So....luckily I had attached that layer with just foam dots....I peeled it off & placed it at an angle.....VOILA!!! Now it's straight, lol!!!! The papers are SU's Chocolate Chip & Basic Grey Bittersweet.....finished it with a few flowers....some ribbon & a heart charm.

A close up of the now straight-but-not image....

I used thick embossing powder on the even though it's been hit by the plow, it still has retained its perfect shine!!

Well I'm off to get ready to have lunch with a friend today that I haven't seen in many many years. We are going to Chili's....can you believe I've *never* been to a Chili's?? Then back home for pizza & Wii with my kids!! Michael even went back to bed this morning after breakfast to store up some sleep, so he can last until midnight! Hmmm...maybe I should do that!!

Have a happy & safe New Years!!!!


cjsmom said...

i love this card! the image looks beautiful and i love the colors

6 wacky women said...

Adorable card, Michelle
I just love that image, beautiful bg paper too.

Happy New Year!!

Karen x

margie c said...

What a sweet card! So happy to have found your blog! There's some wonderful inspiration flying around here!!!

LOL! I've never been to Chili's either :) Enjoy!

Happy New Year to you and your familly! Be happy and safe!

inky hugs, margie

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Beautiful card, Michelle! I love the effects on the mailbox. Very cool!

Happy New Year!!

Kelly Schelske said...

Love it Michelle! Gorgeous flowers too!

Happy New Year!

Hugs, Kelly

Ila said...

Gorgeous card Michelle!! the embossing on the mail box. Your tree is already down...good for you!!..I can't wait to take ours down too...Happy New Year!!..Hugs, Ila

KymKreates said...

Cute as a button! Have fun with the kids.

Nicole Bailey said...

oh what an adorable image-and you always color in so perfectly! Love the papers you used too. :o)

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