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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Another day, another Hambo card...

Can you believe the card-producing roll I've been on?? This being- on- a- design- team- thing has done wonders for my stamping productivity! And so has having my parents here, entertaining the pumpkins. It also turned out that they are staying the entire visit with my sister, so my stamp room is not otherwise occupied. BUT - they leave and my in-laws arrive on Monday, and unless my sister wants to have them stay with her too (ha ha not likely!) I'm going to be without stamping access for a couple weeks. BOO HOO! So I'm trying to get a lot done this week before I have to go on hiatus for a bit. So anyway, on to today's card!! Today I used some of the Spring Arrivals at Hambo Stamps - I think this little Party Chicks image is just the cutest!!! I love the thought of little birdies partying in their nest! Today I also played along with the sketch challenge on SCS (SC166) - it was a fun one!! I chose the colors for this card by starting with the DP from my DCWV Retro Matpack - and I wasn't sure I made a good choice. But I kept plugging away on this card and in the end I really think it turned out cute!! I was also trying to make this a more masculine card - which I thought also would mean I could resist the urge to add glitter - but turns out, nope, I can't resist that urge!! Their party hats just screamed out to me for glitter!!! Oh one other thing about my stamping experience today - Monica asked me if I'd mind if I got these stamps already mounted on EZ Mount. I'd never tried it so I said "sure" - well it turns out this stuff is AWESOME!!!!! It's the coolest stuff ever - it's not sticky at all, yet it sticks to my acrylic block. I think it must be magic. So now I'm rethinking my whole way of using my unmounted stamps. Argh! Thanks Monica!! :-)
  • Stamps: Party Chicks and Get This Party Started from Hambo Stamps
  • Paper: Real Red, Chocolate Chip, Brilliant Blue, Old Olive, DCWV Retro Matpack
  • Ink: Adirondack Pitch Black, SU Chocolate Chip
  • Accessories: Copics, Stickles, Diamond Glaze, Red grosgrain, Tempting Turquoise brads, circle punch

8 comments:

  1. Libby, that's adorable! Love the funky paper.
    Hugs and smiles

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  2. how adorable. love the colors---so fun!

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  3. Love the colors used your card is really awesome i like it very much, i like your work.http://artycreationblogspot.com

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  4. This is awesome...your coloring came out just excellent!

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  5. So nice and colourful. You did a nice job on the colouring.

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  6. Party animals! They look like they're not quite sure what to do with themselves but they're in the spirit of the adventure. This is cute, Libby! They snuggled right into this sketch just perfectly!

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  7. Just love this -- you make the most colorful card!!

    BTW -- I tagged you today, check out my site

    Big HUGS,
    Corie

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