We had a fun Teapot Tuesday story this week about Lil Missy. Lil Missy made it big in the city, her world was consumed with music, musicians, late nights and bright lights. Lil needs to wind down a bit.
Our challenge is to bring trees, rivers, anything from nature to lift her spirits. Well I have bought her a time-share holiday in the country. Lil Missy can sit on the porch and watch the moon rise…….ah the serenity.
I made this by masking a 1” circle with a post- it note, then stamped the country scene. I sponged Tim Holtz Distress inks from top to bottom in this order :- chipped sapphire, storm sky, rusty hinge, vintage photo. I roughed up the edges and matted it on black and rust coloured cardstock.
This is probably the quickest Teapot Tuesday card I have made, but it is already Wednesday and I don’t like being late. I am mailing it to Harriet in Derby, Kansas. I hope all of our cards bring some sunshine to Harriet’s day.
Talking about sunshine, I brought plenty of that to the doctor’s office yesterday when I went for my annual check-up; I bet they are still laughing about it. I had a wee accident with a bottle of Dylusions Ink Spray – Pomegranate Seed to be precise. The nozzle became blocked so I undid the lid and removed the little spray thing. I reached for a pin to unblock the nozzle and as my arm moved forward I tipped the bottle over.
It is hard to believe how much damage 2 ounces of hot fluorescent pink ink can do. I wanted to jump up but I was sitting on a fabric covered chair, I also didn’t want it going onto the polished floorboards. So here I sat with every muscle clenched, while this ink just slowly seeped through my clothes!!!
I grabbed as much cardstock that I could reach to blot it up (and use at a later date), but by the time I thought to do that my tummy, downstairs lady bits and thighs were covered in ink. Nothing I have tried so far has worked, the doctor said to let it wear off….easy for her to say. DH gets home tomorrow night…I haven’t told him yet LOL.
Ah well if that’s the worst thing to happen this week, then everything is good. Hope you all have a great week and thank you for looking.
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 GMT Views: 971
Registered: March 31, 2008 Location: Eastlake, OH Posts: 11656
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 @ 10:49 PM
WOW! You are a scenic stamper too! You are talented in all aspects of stamping! Scenic is the hardest for me. You truly are amazing! This is gorgeous, from the dramatic sky to the composition. LOVE it!
And thanks again for another chuckle! You always make my day!
------------------------------ Nancy _____________ You spend 90% of your adult life hoping for a long rest and the last 10% trying to convince the Lord that you're actually not that tired. ~Robert Brault,
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Wed, Mar 19, 2014 @ 4:54 AM
Susie, I bet you have more adventures at home than your DH does on his job! What a surprise he will have when he gets home! You've made my day with your story! I love the beautiful tree.....those branches are wonderful are so detailed and your moon shows them off so well! This rustic cabin will be a peaceful spot for a country vacation!
Registered: May 10, 2006 Location: Westminster, CO Posts: 22094
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 @ 6:30 AM
This absolutely made my day...I thank you! Gorgeous card, but your story of hot pink lady bits is just too much!!!!!!
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~Leo Buscaglia
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Wed, Mar 19, 2014 @ 12:14 PM
Well, you could say you were bringing a bit of color to the doctors office---you may be the talk of the office but in a GOOD way---LOL--sweet card, is so relaxing and oh the sky is great, the senic background just pops----great card. --And story---is like listening to a bedtime story!
Registered: August 13, 2006 Location: Red Deer, AB Posts: 4811
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 @ 2:47 PM
Wow! Absolutely gorgeous. You are one very talented lady. This scene is so well coloured , it looks like a painting. Harriet will love it. TFS
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