Wednesday, June 27, 2007

                   
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Cranky girl here

I know, I should be (and I am!) thrilled that this morning was the last day of school! But I am feeling very cranky because:

1) my new Stampin' Up! catalogs have been sitting in the local warehouse since last night at 9:36 pm and they aren't being delivered until Thursday! They weren't promised unti Thursday, I know, but why can't they deliver them early?! The nice UPS men in California delivered theirs early. Grrrrrr! And yes, I called UPS and told them I was coming to pick them up, and they said they would not give them to me! Grrrrrr!

2)I was rear-ended at a stoplight yesterday on the way home from school (after mailing some card swaps actually!). I feel lucky, I wasn't hurt...just a little sore in the neck and back. But I haven't been in a car accident since 1987, and the paperwork, and the insurance, and the car repair, blah, blah, blah...what a hassle!

3)When did Dallas turn into Seattle?! It rains EVERY day! I need sunshine!!

Schwooo! The rant is over now! I apologize for that!

I did get one card made yesterday, for which I can probably thank the hubby. After the accident, he wouldn't let me take a nap, so I stamped to stay awake. I've grown accustomed to a nap from 2:00 - 3:30 (or sometimes 4:00 - 6:00), so that also contributed to today's crankiness probably! lol!

Lisa from one of my stamping groups, the Sensational Swappers, put out a challenge "Where do you find inspiration?" I received the current issue of Country Home last week and immediately thought the cover would make a neat card design. So this is my attempt to make it into a card. I'm SO glad Carte Postale made it into the new catalog, because I barely got a chance to use it last winter.




Recipe Stamps: Carte Postale, Flannel, Border Backgrounds. Card Stock: Ruby Red, Kraft, Bashful Blue, Very Vanilla. Ink: Bashful Blue, Ruby Red, Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, Not Quite Navy. Accessories: 1 1/4 inch Square & Circle Punch, Hodgepodge Hardware Kit.


3 comments:

Lori said...

I hope you are ok from the car accident...you may need to go get checked out....

LOVE, LOVE THE CARD....

Happy Last Day of School!!!

Lor

Donna B. said...

bummer about your accident but thank God you're not hurt worse!! I know about the rain (in Austin) and I am not even sure what day my catalogs are scheduled to arrive! ugh - hang in there, this too shall pass...lovely card!

Tex said...

Are you really okay? It's been a couple of days ... how are you now? I do love your card ... I have never tried such an inspiration challenge .. great job!