Wednesday, May 7, 2008

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Wednesday Dig It Out and Use It Up #4

Yes, here is another installment of the "Dig It Out and Use It Up!" challenge!! Thank you to everyone (Tara!) for playing last week! lol! Doesn't it feel good to use that stuff up?! I sure felt good using up the 3 little scraps of paper seen here! hahahahaha!

I made this card last week after making my students' desk nameplates. I had a lot of leftover scraps, so it seemed like the perfect time use them. Then I showed the card to dh...and thus began the debate on whether or not to post this card at all. This is how the conversation went:

me: "How do you like this card?"

DH: (silence, staring, more silence)

me: "It's made from a lot of leftover parts. I was trying to make it not so matchy, but fun and different, you know, unexpected."

DH: "Oh, it's unexpected alright."

Hmmm, maybe that's how Dr. Frankenstein felt from the responses he got when he started messing around with leftover parts. Actually, it cracked me up and I laughed and laughed and laughed. (Side note: for you single people out there, I highly recommend you find that person who makes you laugh...I'm not sure how else you could manage to spend over two decades with a person!)

Hope you had a great Wednesday! We're on the downhill slide now, uh-huh, uh-huh, awww, yea! Thanks for stopping by!

Recipe Stamps: Always (heart and bird); Tim Holtz (stitches). Cardstock: Kraft, Ruby Red, Ginger Blossom DSP, other misc paper; Ink: Chocolate Chip craft, Versamark. Accessories: Clear Embossing Powder (bird); Heat & Stick Powder, Embossing Gun, Three for You Flower Punch, Scallop Punch, Chocolate Chip Poly Twill Ribbon, Crystal Iris Chunky Sprinkles Glitter, Vintage Brad, Dimensionals.


~amy~ said...

Love your "Dig it Out and Use it card" :)

Anonymous said...

What a lovely card! I can't wait to start stamping this weekend. Looking forward to seeing more of your creations.

Unknown said...

Angie, I love your card. I think the combination of patterns a colors are perfect - what a great way to use up your extras! And you know how much I love that bird stamp.

Me, My Stamps and I said...

this card is so lovely !!!!!love the idea you used. tfs:)

Donna Baker said...

ha ha that conversation cracks me up! I totally agree with you about finding someone who makes you DH does that & more because there were so many times I thought I would get bored with the same person for so long! your card is cool...

Tara said...

love the card and all the "pieces"!! Your dh sounds like my dh when I show him a card he doesn't get!! We get it though! that's what matters! LOL!! :)
I am gonna work on a card and I'll be back!

Karen Kelly said...

Ha! Husbands are great for honest feedback, huh? I saw the challenge on splitcoast today was to use chipboard so I dug mine up and saw that it had never even been opened!! UGH! So, I guess I definitely dug something up and used it today :-)

Donna said...

Love the card. Very "outside the box". Loved your conversation with your hubby. Cute and funny.

One day I was watching Oprah when the subject was "Why did you get married?" So when Jeff got home for the evening, I asked him that question and he said "Because you made me!" haaaaaa I also laughed and laughed and laughed. And it's kind of true. He would have spun his wheels forEVER if I hadn't made him!

Beth said...

Hubby doesn't know what he's talking about. I love this card!!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Hilarious!! My dh is the same!!Super cute though, no matter what he says!