Wednesday, September 5, 2007

                   
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Loads of Love


Okay, I wasn't going to share this card because of the bad coloring job on the wheels, but I'm seriously running out of material...I mean cards...so I had to! lol! I do NOT recommend trying to watercolor with Basic Black! I should have used the Basic Gray that I used for the center of the tire. You know I'm not much of an *artiste* when it comes to the watercoloring, but I had to for this set because I needed a card for my stepdad's birthday last month. I don't have too many masculine sets, so I pulled out the old Loads of Love. He's a real pickup guy, so it was perfect!

Speaking of wheels, here's one of my finer moments at the Albertson's grocery store last night. I rounded the corner of an aisle too wide and with too much speed and plowed right into a wire display rack featuring Little Mermaid Ariel toys. A dozen toys went flying into the air, which was bad enough, except they hit an unsuspecting lady deciding which kind of laundry detergent to buy. She jumped a mile high. I felt so bad, and I was laughing so hard. She didn't think it was as funny as I did. I tried talking to her during the *clean-up*, but she got out her cell phone and made a call (probably making sure her insurance was up to date).

So I stroll on trying to seem carefree when I wiped into the side of the aisle. No display sticking out this time, mind you, just the regular aisle. Somehow the plastic white hangers go flying everywhere. I didn't even look behind me to see what the lady was thinking.

The really fun part came when I'm checking out and see 4 white hangers, plus a metal hook with 3 Ariel toys on it. I have to tell the cashier that "I've changed my mind on these." I have decided, however, no more listening to my iPod while I'm grocery shopping...

Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Recipe Stamps: Loads of Love. Card Stock: Blue Bayou, Confetti White, Basic Black, Creamy Caramel, retired SU DSP. Ink: Staz-On Black, Basic Black, Basic Gray, Blue Bayou, Certainly Celery, Close to Cocoa, Creamy Caramel. Accessories: Aquapainters, 1 1/4 and 1 3/8 inch Circle Punch, Linen Thread Crafter's Tool Kit, Dimensionals, Foo-fa-la button.

5 comments:

AngieW said...

I just love Loads of Love! It is so versatile. Your card is darling and I love the colors. Hope school is going great. Check back tomorrow.
Angie

AJ said...

this is so cute, love the linen thread by the wheel....glad to hear you watercolor better than you drive a shopping cart! ;)

Nancy Riley said...

Angie .... I'm dying laughing here! Your stories just crack me up! BTW, I really like the card!

mj albright said...

Oh dear Angie....I think this card is very cute. The wheels look great. Everything looks great.

As for you in the store -- LOL!!!!

Your work is awesome. I wish my classrooms looked like that when I was younger (I probably would have been more into school & learning with your classroom environment).
Hope all is well!

Tara said...

Oh my gosh...I am totally laughing so hard...you gave me the giggles! I love that you got to the check out with some "extras"!! You aren't the only one..Kyler likes to skateboard on the grocery carts and last week he started to go before I was ready and we knocked over stacks & stacks of those huge cans of chili!! It was lovely!! :)
Oh yeah...the card is cute! I like the staples!