Thursday, August 1, 2013

Rainy Day Card

My morning wake up call was from one of my hubby's golfing buddies cancelling their round of golf today.  The weather forecasters were right.  It was pouring!  Consequently,  I decided today was the perfect day to pull out a Great Impressions rubber stamp that I hadn't used yet.  I was, however, very self-disciplined today.  I did chores first.  Now that doesn't happen often! 

Using more CTMH Dotty Paper pieces.  I even save the 1/8" scraps.  They are perfect for lacing with this border punch .  A layer of liquid glass on the colored boots gives them their shiny vinyl look.

Check out that fabulous handmade twine flower I won in a blog hop!  I found the tutorial and will definitely be making some of those! 

I'll be entering this card in these challenges:

Shelly's Images August Challenge - Oh Scrap!
Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #56 - Anything Goes
The House That Stamps Built Challenge #731 - Water Element
Ruby's Rainbow Challenge #59 - Layer It Up
Word Art Wednesday Challenge #91 - Anything Goes
Shopping Our Stash Challenge #112 - Use Your Oldest Punch (border punch)
ABC Challenge #38 - Use Up Scraps
Created With Love Challenge - 1st Anniversary Blog Hop + Anything Goes
Use Your Stuff Creative Challenge #95 - Twine
Eureka Stamps Weekly Challenge #50 - Anything Goes

NOTE TO SELF:  It is unwise to test the sharpness of the paper cutter by running your thumb over the blade.  It hurts and you get blood on your work space, not to mention the fact that you should know better.  Duh!!!!  (Eileen, I know what you're thinking!!!)


  1. hope you've stopped bleeding !!! you should know better LOL!

  2. Hi Deb! What a cute card. I don't know how you did those boots, but they're darling. I thank you so much for sharing this sweet card in our challenge this week, and hope you will stop by again soon.
    Word Art Wednesday

    P.S. You can also share this card in the current challenge at V's Sweet Ideas which a TWINE theme -
    Also, there's a fun blog hop going on this weekend at Paper Sweeties with a great prize. You can do the blog hop by stopping by Paper Sweeties - or at my blog

    Thanks again for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday. It's so nice to have you play along with us.

  3. Wow what a great card Deb, thank you for joining the challenge " oh scrap" at Shelly,s Images.
    we hope to see you back real soon.

    Shelly's Images Design Team

  4. how funny and sweet!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  5. Perfect rainy day card! Love the parade of wellies!

  6. Great card love those boots. Thanks for joining in the fun at Created with Love Anniversary Blog Challenge.
    Linda K. DT

  7. Wonderful cards, Debi! I especially like your fruit stamp set, and your imaginative rainy day card. Great texture on both, and pretty colors! Hope all is well at your place! hugs, de

  8. very sweet! Great papers and I love the shiny boots too!
    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash this week!

    Hugs, Alica ;)

  9. This is SO ADORABLE Debi! Love the sentiment and the shiny boots! Made me smile!!
    Thanks so much for joining our "August – OH SCRAP" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
    Shelly's Images Design Team

  10. What a wonderful sentiment. I love the way you used the twine on this card. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Use Your Stuff.

  11. Such a cute sentiment. I will have to remember that one!! Thanks for entering our Anniversary Blog Hop and Anything Goes challenge at Created With Love Challenges. Remember to win the challenge you need to complete the blog hop and comment on each team members' blog and be a follower.


  12. Delightful card, Debi, and I love the sentiment! Great papers and I love how you've stamped the boots along the borders, too. Fab design!

  13. Oh goodness - I love those cute boots and the terrific sentiment to go along. What a fun and inspirational card! Thanks so much for joining us at both ATS&M and ABC Challenges.

  14. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Shelly's Images.

    hugs Amanda
    Shelly's Images DT

  15. Hi Debi. Great card to brighten those grey rainy days! Love your boots, they'll definitely tease the sunshine out. Thanks for joining the fun at ATSM. Good Luck! Monika

  16. Fab card!! Great sentiment!! Thanks for joining us this week at Created With Love Challenges for our ANYTHING GOES 1st Anniversary Blog Hop Challenge!


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