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Monday, March 16, 2009

Getting It Out of My System, Part One.

(Scroll down to my next post to read about my fun celebrity encounter this morning!) :-) It's really bugged me that I didn't find time to play the Color Throwdowns the past couple weeks - so last night I "got it out of my system" and stamped what I had intended to stamp the weeks the Throwdowns were issued! Both cards use super cute new Hambo Stamps from their latest release, I just love their people stamps, they make me smile. :-) The first one is the Fisherman - when I saw the Color Throwdown #31 colors were Bashful Blue, Kiwi Kiss and Night of Navy, I immediately thought this stamp would be a perfect fit! I paired him with the Happy Father's Day stamp and BAM! I have my dad's Father's Day card made, months in advance FOR ONCE! (Oh who am I kidding? I'll probably stick it in my Etsy shop! LOL!) The sketch was last week's Mojo Monday sketch - as usual I didn't quite make the deadline for that challenge either! Really love this sketch though, it's a keeper! The second card uses one of my FAVES from the latest Hambo release - Stamper's Back - you already know how much I adore the buttcrack stamps!! I'm just goofy like that I guess! So you saw me recently working in the garden, here I am stamping away in my Stamp Cave! And look at me in those hot pink pants, woohoo! Those don't look as HOT in person, they did not photograph well - but in general I don't think I chose the right color marker to match my Regal Rose paper! LOL! The colors for this card were Color Throwdown #32 - Pretty in Pink, Barely Banana and Regal Rose. Such a pretty combo - sorry ladies that I added HOT pink into the mix, LOL! This sketch is Taylor's latest sketch - another fun one!! I love this new Hambo sentiment "To stamp or not to stamp?" - the inside of the card reads "That's a dumb question!" How true is that?? :-) *sigh* Ok, I feel better now that I've gotten these Throwdowns out of my system! Hopefully going forward I'll make cards the weeks the challenges are issued! HA! Famous last words... ;-) Thanks for stopping by today!
  • Stamps: Fisherman and Happy Father's Day from Hambo Stamps
  • Paper: Night of Navy, Bashful Blue, Kiwi Kiss, GP White, Rockabilly Specialty DP (SU)
  • Ink: Night of Navy, Copic markers for coloring
  • Accessories: Spellbinders dies, Fiskars Boundary Waters punch
  • Stamps: Stamper's Back and Dumb Question from Hambo Stamps
  • Paper: Regal Rose, Pretty in Pink, Barely Banana, GP White, Sweet Always DP (SU)
  • Ink: Copic markers for coloring
  • Accessories: Swiss Dots Cuttlebug folder, Spellbinders dies, CTMH rickrack ribbon

10 comments:

  1. I totally love these! Just might need to get that fisherman for my dad's card too! ~chris

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  2. I LOVE your fathers day card - great coloring!!!

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  3. Libby: I too missed a lot of challenges last week. Trying to make up for it today. But somewhere areoun noon I puttered out and fell asleep in my chair. Now it's time to make dinner and "all I wanna do is have some fun!"
    Your cards are both very cute, love the Father's Day card it's a beauty.
    And Tyler Florence!!! Look even Courtney knows a good lookin' man when she sees one. Look how she's staring at hm in that photo! LOL
    You were two lucky gals today!!!

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  4. Libby - Oh my goodness gracious - this Stamper's Back is so freakin' adorable. Yep, that would be my fat behind sinkin in the chair.

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  5. These are so fun! Someone else just used that "creative crack" stamp for this week's challenge----I get to giggle about it all over again! Love the layouts of both! Your creations are always so entertaining!
    LeAnne

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  6. Terrific cards Libby! Love the stamper one...fortunately, I wear a belt!

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  7. Both of these are awesome, Libby!! Perfect Father's Day card, and that image on your second card always brings a smile!! Your coloring is looking awesome, girl!!

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  8. BWHAAA!! WHAAA!!! I think that second card with the "crack" is just too darn cute!! I love it!! I wonder if that's what I might look like when I'm working!!?? teehee!! TFS! :)

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