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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

One-Layer Wednesday #42

Today was awesome...let me count the ways.
  1. I wore one of the dresses that I bought over the weekend. I bought it, I might as well wear it right away! No sense in have it sit in the closet. It had a bright pink floral print. Hello, Spring! Are you here yet?
  2. I went for a 4.85 mile run this afternoon after work, inspired by this running post by BenDoesLife. 4.85 miles used to sound daunting, but it's beginning to feel normal. Woot!
  3. I got an Etsy sale today (4 cards!) from a repeat buyer (I love fans).
  4. Related to 2 and 3, I bought new running shoes online on RunningWarehouse, and they let me pay via PayPal. I like how money from one hobby (selling cards) is supporting another hobby (running). I can't wait to give them a whirl when they arrive in the mail.
  5. I made this yummy tuna pasta salad with peas that I found on Budget Bytes. I did my own spin on it by adding some mustard, one more can of tuna, and one whole diced orange pepper for some extra veggies. Yum.
I haven't done a One-Layer Wednesday challenge in a while, but I'm glad I stopped by tonight because it gave me an excuse to use my music score background stamp. Challenge #42 focuses on music. I masked off a little panel so that I could put the sentiment inside the music. I like the splashy color against the subtle background.

Card Specs:
Ink: Colorbox chalk ink in Blackbird, Warm Green, Warm Red, Wisteria, Prussian Blue. Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Antique Linen
Stamps: The Paper Company Studio- Greetings (sentiment), Fiskars- Friendship Garden (leaf), K.I. Memories- Logo Sushi (red flower), Inkadinkado (blue flower), Heidi Grace- Paradise (purple flower), Stampendous (music score)
Punch: We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper

5 comments :

Jennifer Styles said...

Oh, how fun is this?

Love those big bold flowers on the music background!

Great job on the challenge and thanks for playing along with OLW42!

Susan said...

How bright bold and beautiful!!

Debgem said...

Sounds like a fun day!! But running - what's that? :)

Love this card - very bright and cheerful!

Suze Bain said...

This is a lovely card, flower stamps are great.

Vicky Hayes said...

I love the flowers against the musical score background and the splashes of colour look great! I agree with you - you feel that everything's balanced out when one hobby pays for another!

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