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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Post-Memorial Day Food Coma!

I don't know about you, but this is how I felt yesterday! We had a nice little cookout here with family - although ours involved smoked chicken, not hamburgers. But I didn't have a smoked chicken stamp. :-) I made this card to play along with two of the card challenges on the Stampin' Out Alzheimers site. Have you checked it out yet? I'm telling you - you should!! It only takes a small donation to an important cause to get into the site. They have done such a fabulous job!! Already lots of freebies, challenges and giveaways happening!! So exciting!! For this card I used my cute little Our Craft Lounge elephant. Sprawled out like that, he just looks to me like he's over-indulged in hamburgers! (not to mention a brewsky or two!) The beer mug is from Flourishes, and the fun hamburger stamp is from Hambo Stamps. I spelled out the sentiment with some Stampin' Up peg alphabet stamps (which one exactly I am forgetting at the moment...!). One of the challenges I played was to STITCH on a card. *snort* A no-brainer for me, I do it all the time. I feel like such a cheat when I claim to be playing a challenge like that. But hey, they are offering a prize! So sssh... don't tell that I do it all the time, ok?? I also played a Color Throwdown challenge from a few weeks back - Riding Hood Red, Baja Breeze & Certainly Celery. I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and are easing back into the daily grind ok. I have a ton of stamping to do this week, yikes! I'm going to a huge SCS shoebox swap in north Dallas on Saturday, and I haven't even designed my card yet, much less cut out the nearly 50 kits needed for the swap. Someday I will learn not to procrastinate...!! Thanks for stopping by today!!


  1. Ack! So cute! Love the hamburgers--not sure I've ever heard of smoked chicken!? Have fun doing your swap--I always do better under pressure! :D

  2. I love how you used those colors, Libby! I feel exactly like that little guy sometimes!!

  3. Mmmmmm...I wish I was having burgers for dinner now!

  4. Wow...I can really relate to this card HA!

  5. This is a hillarious card! Congrats on another blog award. PS- I'd love it is YOU come play MY challenge Libby! :)

  6. Cute and funny, Libby -- just like you! I love how you put all these stamps together to tell a story. I didn't go into a food coma from the weekend, but I sure didn't waste any time getting back into the daily grind. Hope you enjoyed your shoebox swap day!

  7. Food Coma? Ha, ha! This is adorable, Libby...and your burgers are making me hungry! (Guess it's lunch

  8. this card cracks me up! I certainly know the food coma at times LOL! What a fun play on that.


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