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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Tuesday Trigger: A Sweet Christmas

Earlier today...7 AM.
::scrape scrape:: Wait, what's that sound?? ::open blinds:: OMG, that's Dad clearing the snow off the sidewalk! Is there enough snow to have a snow day? ::puts on glasses:: Um, no. I guess it's time to go work. :P

The Big Boss walked into the kitchen this afternoon while I was heating my soup for lunch and bit into a cookie that was left over from yesterday's cookie exchange. "Oh, I can't eat this, I just had a tooth filled." He throws the rest of the cookie away and reaches for the other goodies on the table. He bites into a piece of peanut brittle before I could tell him what he was eating. I said "Umm, I don't think you should eat that" just as he had the same thought. "Well, what can I eat on this table?" me- "Umm, probably nothing." Big Boss- ::expression of despair:: "I guess I'll go eat my salad now." At least it's healthy. He's letting us have casual Friday wear from 12/20 until the end of the year AND letting us watch movies in the conference room between Christmas and New Year's. Hooray!

I went to Janice's spin class tonight, even though it was horribly chilly outside. She was so surprised when I gave her a thank you gift after class. I love spreading holiday cheer! :)

My nails are festively green: OPI- Cuckoo For This Color. Please excuse the banged up manicure. Paper crafting does that. Is it professional to wear green nail polish to work? Umm, sure. ;)

I was trying to channel this image from Moxie Fab World's Tuesday Trigger: A Sweet Christmas. How yummy do those cupcakes look? Wow. Anyway, my first attempt at this card had more cupcakes, but I decided to go in a different direction with incorporating the snowflakes and color scheme instead. Even though I didn't have any full-on glitter paper, I made the card sparkle like the picture with the use of paper that had a little glitter on it and some rhinestones.
Card Specs:
Ink: Colorbox chalk ink in Chestnut Roan. Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Broken China.
Stamps: Inkadinkado- Twilight Garden Alphabet (letters)
Paper: My Mind's Eye- Countdown to Christmas, Die Cuts With a View- Citrus
Punches: Fiskars Upper Crest border punch, Martha Stewart cupcake punch, Marvy Uchida snowflake punch
Die: Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 8
Foam adhesive: Thermoweb
White Gel Pen: Inkssentials

2 comments :

Michele Gross said...

Very cute!! Love that pop of green :)

Cath said...

Hey Tina! What a fun approach to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! Thanks so much for playing along! :)

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