Monday, June 22, 2009

A Slice of Summer

Howdy! I feel a little better today. Didn't have a choice. Gotta work. LOL.

Anyway, I had enough gumption to make a card, too! I chose Close To My Heart's Summer Sweetness stamp set to commemorate the official start of summer. I stamped the polka dots with Papertrey Ink's Polka Dot Basics set. I love that set. The watermelon is attached to the card with foam tape.

Materials & Tools: White Daisy, Black, and Cranberry cardstock; Summer Carnival B&T paper (retired); Black, Cranberry, Topiary, and Sweet Leaf ink pads; CTMH Summer Sweetness and Papertrey Ink Polka Dot Basics and Mixed Messages stamp sets; Ribbon from Wal-Mart; Martha Stewart Embossed Zigzag Edger punch; McGill Multi-Tags punch; 3M foam mounting tape.

The little boys have been here since 7 a.m. this morning and are spending the night. Mathias has caught my cold and, like me, sounds like a seal when he coughs. I was busy at work today, writing numerous press releases about subject matter I know nothing about. It's a good thing I can find good information and then fake it. LOL. After work tomorrow night, my group is getting together for a potluck cookout. I'm also getting a much-needed haircut tomorrow afternoon - a short haircut. Granny is officially not growing her hair out for the wedding having determined that dark hair that is half white should not be long. I will me most happy to get rid of the unruly mop.

That's it for me today. I'm glad so many of you enjoyed Jack's video. He's a great guy. Genuine is the best word I can think of to describe him. Now, I'm off to play some games and read a few stories before bedtime. After that, I hope to do a little stamping. Thanks for stopping by! Later...

9 comments:

Deborah Young said...

Love your card, Kathi! That zigzag punch is the perfect touch. I am all too familiar with the seal cough. I hope all feel better soon!

Sylvia said...

Card is great. I have the old CTMH watermelon stamp. Feel better soon.

Sharli said...

Love the card - it is a perfect summer card!
I'm so sorry the cold is traveling - but hope you won't be too down with it. Summer colds - unfair!! Feel better soon!!

Big Red Scraps said...

Great Card, I love that stamp set. So fun!

Alanna said...

Fun card. Perfect for the kickoff of summer. I'm sorry that the little guy caught your bug. Hopefully the seal cough will pass quickly. Have fun getting your haircut.

Sheila said...

Scrumptious card - just makes me feel like summer. :)

Sarah said...

Glad you are feeling a little better and sorry Mathias is not...the seal bark cough is not one I like to hear.
I love your summery card...esp the white with black polka dots! makes that watermelon look extra juicy.

Laurel said...

A great summer card!

Jeanne said...

What a happy, summery card! Love all the details.

I'm sorry that your cold has gotten to your little guy. Here's hoping it goes along its annoying way very soon!