Tuesday, April 21, 2009

                   
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Clean & Simple FTL #38: Friends 24-7




Happy Tuesday! Hope everyone had a good Monday! I came home and scored and assembled 70 little books of 3rd grade math problems, and that seriously cut into my stamping time! lol! So I stayed up way too late, of course, because I really *had* to stamp something. You've been there, right?!



So I turned to the Clean and Simple blog for the Fall to Layout #38, it's a great sketch! In my mind it was going to be very sharp and clean and contemporary, but then I found that blue plaid Sassafrass scrap laying on my desk, then I remembered I hadn't used some yummy new Maya Road pom pom trim I bought at The Crafty Scrapper, etc....so before you knew it, I was going in a totally different direction! It's not quite as *clean and simple* as I was hoping for, but it sufficed for the evening!



And I didn't get any stamping done Sunday night because after cleaning the house I remembered I had to cut out 250+ little laminated cards of math problems! Ugh! At least I had the Amazing Race and some movies to watch on the DVR while I did it! I'll be so glad after the TAKs testing is over next week! By the way, I tried to fool the kids with these problems on brightly colored laminated cardstock, it only worked for about 2 minutes! hee! hee! I had to throw in a prize incentive too!


Have a great Tuesday! Thanks so much for stopping by! Hugs and happy stamping!


Recipe
Stamps: Friends 24-7
Cardstock: Kraft, Not Quite Navy, Very Vanilla, Sassafrass Lass patterned paper.
Ink: Not Quite Navy, Chocolate Chip.
Accessories: Latte Button, Linen Thread, Dimensionals, Cutter Tool Kit, Maya Road Pom Pom Trim.

12 comments:

~amy~ said...

gorgeous card Angie...love the pop of pink pom poms...love pom poms...sooo fun!!! We are the complete opposite...you stay up late, and I'm an early bird :)

Ashley C. Newell said...

Angie, I love what you've done with the sketch! I think I want to try it out now!

LeAnne said...

Very cute---I need to do a bunch of cards, I think I may use this as my inspiration!

Natasha said...

Love what you've done with the sketch! The distressing, pompom trim, the buttons, it's all fabulous!

Juanita said...

You followed that sketch to the letter. Perfect!
I love the cleanandsimple/vintage you have going on here, so inspired.

Ann said...

Great card, Angie! I love the colors, and the plaid and trim together look fab!

My freshmen's research projects are due tomorrow! Yikes! I'll be doing lots of late-night stamping, too! ;)

Silli said...

Simple? Angie, your card is gorgeous. I love your stil! Hugs from Silke

newenglandstamper said...

Super card, Angie. I love how the sentiment strip extends beyond the card!

jules p said...

funny note about the taks stuff. i hate that test.
my youngest passed the math/writing. thank goodness.

blessings to you and the other teachers that have to use it!

chloe said...

My word, I love this!! So so gorgeous!

Donna Baker said...

great card! didn't know about the clean and simple blog, have to check it out

kathleenh said...

Beautiful! I love the distressed and curled edges on the matted image and the trim and friends strip across the card.