Monday, May 20, 2013

Busy Time of Year

Forgive my absence. This has got to be one of my busiest times of the year as I get ready for Girl Scout Day Camp. I am the volunteer program director. Our camp this year is from June 17th -21st. So from now till then crafting time will be kind of scarce. I didn't get any personal crafting done over the weekend. I did get a couple of day camp crafts done and I'll share those a little later. But tonight I had to make a couple of get well cards. Seems like lots of people are getting sick or having accidents and the only get well cards I have is "Heard you Caught a Bug." Not very helpful in this situation. So I made 2 quick cards tonight.

I used the Try Stampin' on Tuesday challenge sketch for this card. I'd been thinking about this sketch all week and really wanted to try it. It turned out to be quite the challenge. I didn't quite get things lined up perfectly but the sea rolls in waves, right? I used the D'vine Swirls embossing folder. The whale is from Stampin' Up! and I masked the sentiment that was underneath the image and then used a larger sentiment that was computer generated.
I am entering this card in:
Another get well card:
The image is from Just Inklined and I used the pre-colored image. The sentiment is from my stash. I used washi tape for the bottom stripes and added a couple small clothespins to hole the sentiment. Easy Peasy but I thought kind of cute! I used the Outlawz Wednesday sketch for this card.
I am entering these challenges:
That's it for me tonight. I have to scoot and get my laundry done before I head for bed. Hope your week is off to a positive start!



Karen said...

Too cute! Great card - Love the sentiment as well. Thanks for playing along with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday - Karen, DT

Pajalu said...

What a gorgeous get "whale" card ;). I love how you used that sketch. Don't worry about how straight everything is. I can't do straight to save myself lol. Everything I do has a slant to it. Thank you for playing along with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesdays. Good luck with the Girl Scouts!

Nancy Seed said...

The Get Whatle Card is too cute. Love how you used different shades of blue to create the water. Thanks for sharing with us this week at TSOT.

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

OMGosh OMGosh....look at this adorable card from Just Inklined....wonderful AND, the whale is simple adorable. stay busy and a wonderful person to do the camp for the Girl Scouts. Will look forward to seeing and hearing about the week of projects.

Stef H said...

both are great, but i love that whale. our vacation bible school is the same week (6/17-21) that's ALWAYS fun.

alot of people from church are getting sick too. one member (41 yr old) had a heart attack. sheesh.

been hot here. had to turn the air on. supposed to cool off tomorrow and the rest of the week. sweet.

hugs :)

Heidi Baks said...

Those are so cute! Love the swirly strips to go along with the whale card. Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

Debbie said...

Very cute "punny" whale card!! Love that fun nurse image!!

Sandra H said...

Morning, Oh your card is so lovely and what an amazing image coloured to perfection and a beautiful layout thank you for joining our challenge over at Forever Friends challenge "May For a Child" good luck and hope to see you in our new challenge at Crafty Friends which starts 1st June Dt Member Sandra H xx

Shelly Schmidt said...

Darling cards- love the Whale- and you did a great job on the sketch- it looks like a challenge in itself! I love the sweet image on the 2nd card too! Hope you enjoy the planning of the GS camp- how fun is that!

Desire Fourie said...

Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
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