Friday, March 20, 2009

Stamp Something Challenge

Good morning! This weeks Stamp Something Challenge is sponsored by Roses on Paper. The them this week is spring! I'm glad spring is here in some ways, but I sure do miss the lack of bugs in the winter. And OMG, speaking of bugs....Okay, so I started on this card Wednesday night. I started off with a totally different image, and had the card mostly done but didn't like the how the image looked with the papers, so I tried another. Didn't like it either, so I just decided to finish later. So Thursday I went back to finish this card, and as I was holding it up to tie the ribbon something came slithering out of it! I just started screaming and threw it down. It was a centipede...UGH!! WTF was a centipede doing in my stamp room? Or my house period for that matter! Well of course as usual, most of my stamp table was so cluttered with stuff I didn't put away I couldn't see most of the table. When I spotted him again, he was disappearing under my bookshelf (my stamp table is really deep, so I put a bookshelf on it to hold my stamps). OMG, I am so creeped out about this thing being in my stamp room. They are freaking scary looking, not to mention all those ugly little legs, and they bite! I thought about taking everything off the bookshelf and moving it, but that would take forever, and he's probably not under there anymore anyway. Oh, and I looked up centipedes online to see how long they live...I was hoping they were like some bugs that only live a few days...I read they can live up to 6 years..not a comforting thought. I hope I'll get lucky and he'll just leave. Can ya tell I don't like bugs. I'm such a wuss. Anyway, here is my card. I used a really old Mojo Monday sketch again (#2) on this card.

-Stamps-Stampendous Fluffles, PTI Paper tray
-Paper-So Saffron and White cardstock; Cutie Pie DSP
-Ink-Certainly Celery, Memento black
-Copics-E31, E33, E35, YR31, R85, RV19, G21, YG93
-Accessories-Nesties, Circle cutter, Celery Grosgrain

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Stop by the Stamp Something Challenge blog to play along with us too!

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~Denise Lynn~ said...

ACK! Hate bugs too Emily, hope it got smooshed crawling through some tight space under the shelf! Yuck!

Your card on the other hand, fabulous! Love the pretty colors and that image is too cute. Perfect coloring too.

Hope you don't get any more unwelcome visits from Mr. Nasty Centipede! Have a good weekend. :)

Anonymous said...

Hey Emily, this is such an adorable image!! I love the way you've popped out some of the flowers on this!! Your colors and papers are so pretty!! :) TFS!! You've got Spring captured really well here!

Erin... said...

Super cute Emily!!! I hate bugs too!! Maybe she's a good stamper???? Great colors on this card and I love that adorable image! Happy Spring!

Marcea said...

This is fabulous hun, love your image and great choice of papers

Lauren said...

LOL! Maybe he wanted to help you pick out a new image? ;) This is so cute Em. Great job with the challenge.

Melissa said...

I'm in the bug hating boat wit you sister so don't feel alone! Hopefully he's found residence elsewhere!

Super cute card by the can NEVER go wrong with a Fluffles! :o)

Many Blessings,

Kathy W said...

I hate bugs too! doesn't look like fluffles appreciates them either- sure is cute though.

Jo said...

Well, if it lives to six years old, perhaps you could make it a birthday card lol!!

Love your card....just adore Fluffles....a favourite of mine!

Cindy said...

I have to tell you Emily that I am right there with you thinking a centipede in my stamp room is an absolutely chilling experience. SIX years - shudder! We had a centipede in our bedroom last summer - UGH!

Let's talk about your happy and bright card - I love the adorable image and the sweet mix of papers. The layout is fabulous too!

Alex said...

Oooh, such a cutie Emily - I love this card, and the colors are just great for spring!!! And, the little Fluffles image is too too cute!!

I don't do bugs of any kind...uggggh.....*STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Lisa H. said...

Emily, I love this. that paper is so fun and happy-just like spring. tfs!

Lorie said...

This is adorable! How dare that bug invade your stamp room...seriously! I'm with you and don't like bugs either. Hope you never see him again!

Marcea said...

any sign of your little friend today hunny?

Sarah {SCS: Sairabee} said...

This is so cute! Isn't Fluffles the best? :)