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Thursday, July 29, 2010

CPS #177

Ahhh. A full night's sleep with air conditioning really makes a difference. It results in less disgruntlement in the morning.

Nothing exciting from today, except that I totally missed a rain shower. That's the problem with having a totally interior office with no windows. I have no idea what's going on outside.

My cousin from Taiwan is here for a visit. She brought some treats with her: pineapple cake, mochi, milk tea mix...I guess I'm going to the gym tomorrow (I'm taking the day off). I hope that Anna is teaching. I missed her spin class on Monday because I didn't want to deal with "no traffic light" traffic. Maybe I'll go see a movie too. I hear that Inception is good.

Ok, so you remember how yesterday, I rubbed a little ink on the back of the card? Oops. Time for some recycling. I chopped the card up so that I could use the hearts at the bottom for this CPS #177 card challenge. The part of the card that stumped me was the middle red piece. Heat embossing was going to be a little messy because I already adhered the cardstock to the card base. Putting more patterned paper was going to compete with the hearts and the red paper already there. Thinkthinkthink. Ah ha! I remembered these silver brads that I got from a recent trip to Michaels. There we go. Some dimension to finish off the card. I think I was a little liberal in my interpretation of the sketch, but it works.
Card Specs:
Ink: Colorbox chalk ink in Rouge, Warm Red, StazOn in Jet Black
Stamp: The Paper Company Studio- Whimsy Greetings (sentiment), K.I. Memories- Crazy Love (hearts)
Punch: We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper, Fiskars Threading Water border punch
Paper: American Crafts-Metropolitan
Other: Black Sharpie Ultra Fine Point marker
Brads: Recollections- Silver Circles

We are approaching blog post #200. Stay tuned for a giveaway! :)

2 comments :

Stunning... said...

Air Conditioning makes such a difference! Although I've found that several fans can create the same feeling!

Also - I too have a totally interior office... It stinks! Although I find that people want to spend less time crowding my small space because of the lack of windows...

Maria said...

Lovely card! The red in the center with brads really makes a statement! Also, love those hearts...so cute!!!

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