April 15, 2009

Lists, Taxes, & Birthdays...Oh, My!

What do they all have in common? Usually, not much, but today they are all on my mind. My to-do list is expanding with everything I cross off. How does that happen? I think during "down" times, projects and tasks accumulate so that they can sneak up on me all at once at a later date (that just happens to be now)! Does this happen to anyone else? For those of you who are bigger procrastinators than I am, taxes are due today. I am quite thankful that is one "to-do" that has been crossed off the list for a while. Happy Birthday to my dear sister-in-law, Jamie. She, too, is a list maker. Her lists actually shrink, though. I guess I am going to have get some advice from her on that!
...Oh, My Here is her birthday card (I am counting on her already opening it since she is one of my 5 loyal readers). I originally put the green polka dotted piece on straight, but off to one side. My oldest, who is a very gifted artist, suggested that I put it caddy-wham-pus. I love it! He went on to suggest that I make it glittery. I did add some shimmer with the Pearl-Ex. Unfortunately, the shimmer doesn't photograph well (at least for this amateur). You can see all the dimension in the side view. If you look closely you can see how I stitched around the green layer. I like the cheery feel of this card.
Stamps: Studio G
Paper: designer paper from JoAnn's pack (don't know which one)
Ink: Su! basic brown, markers, Pearl-Ex
Accessories: ribbon from Michael's, sewing machine, circle punch, dimensional foam

1 comment:

  1. This card is really cute. I like it very much. Good job. And I like the little one just below with the doughnut.