Monday, February 22, 2016

My hot tea is cold....

...a sure sign that today is Monday.  

Mojo Monday Sketch # 236 had my wheels turning.  Not because it is a difficult sketch, but because I don't have a circle punch at my disposal here in Florida.  Back home (brrrr! the thought gives me chills) I could do so many thing with this sketch.  Nice job, Julie!  For now, I decided on a CAS card using a fun hat stamp I purchased recently.  

I bought myself a snazzy red hat on Saturday.  I had 2 very helpful gentlemen assisting me, as the red and purple hats were on the top of the hat stand.  Nice guy #1 said I didn't want one of 'those' hats because they were for 'those red hat gals'.  I told him I was one of  'those red hat gals' and the fun began.  Nice guy #2 thought the purple hat with tons of red and purple feathers was great.  I agreed but then explained that I wouldn't get as much use out of a purple hat because they are reserved for your birthday month.  Nice guy #1 was partial to a very BIG floppy red hat with BIG red flower.  It probably would have looked better on him than little old me.  The red Fedora with bling and a purple band suited me just fine.  (Miss you, Gail!)

Getting back to the business at hand....
I  am entering this card in the following challenges:
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge - For a Special Woman (All women are special, but this card will be going to one of my special red hat friends.)
Allsorts Challenge #351 - Birthday Wishes 
Craft Rocket Challenge #9 - Mother's Day/Female
Crafting for all Seasons Challenge #120 - 3 of something (3 red hats with red blings)



  1. Awesome card! I love how you changed up the sketch to what you had on hand! That stamp is adorable and it looks good in red and purple! Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Rocket Challenges!

  2. Love your shopping trip need a photo of that hat
    Back to the card this is very nice TFS Lis DT Craft Rocket Ch

  3. Love the story behind your adorable card!

  4. Lovely.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

  5. I love this card and totally get why it is purple. I would so love to join in the fun with the red hat ladies and tried to find out about them..I know there is at least one group here in the UK as I contacted them but they sort of put me off...I will bide my time and join when they don't expect me. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Crafting for all Seasons. Sue DT

  6. Lovely card. Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Birthday Wishes' challenge and good luck x Susan x

  7. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  8. Love the story that you shared with us ;o) And your card reflects it perfectly! Thank you so much for joining us at the Crafty Cardmakers this time ;o) Happy crafting,

  9. Great card! Thanks for linking up at Cardz 4 Galz!
    DT Janis
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  10. your story is just too cute! love the card that goes along with it. :)

    Thanks so much for joining our "Get Ahead - Get A Hat" challenge at the Cardz 4 Galz blog! :)

  11. Fantastic, I like how you just coloured the one hat

  12. So super cute! Great take on the challenge!

  13. Great story---love your card!! Thank you for joining us over on the HIMCR blog--sorry for the delay!

  14. In my neck of the woods they say red hat no drawers! Make of that what you will, lol :-))

    Thanks for sharing your card and story with us in our 'special woman' challenge, and good luck!

    Crafty Cardmakers

  15. Hello, friend! Did you see... you won over at HIMCR! Congrats!


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