Last Wednesday, on the way back from a Red Hat luncheon, Mom and I stopped at Pet Smart for a few items for Mom's new cat, Angel. It just so happens, Pet Smart is right next to Michael's where I picked out a few sheets of sale paper and flowers I just had to have. Unfortunately, the 50% off coupon I was carrying only applied to regular priced items. What better way to spend it than on an Ai stamp set that would be great for Red Hat cards!
I knew I had a card to make for the 15th.
Last night, while attempting to fall asleep,
I remembered that I had a card to make for the 15th.
Not a problem. It was this morning's first order of business.
I'm not including the mundane everday stuff like making the bed, getting breakfast, getting dressed....
I stamped the image, multiple times on various paper scraps, so I could do some paper piecing. Then I headed to the patio table with the images, markers, pencils, scissors and my tea.
We haven't seen sun in a while and I wasn't wasting it!
When everything was colored and fussy cut I came back inside to complete the card and get it in the mailbox before the mailman arrived. Mission completed!
So, while the liquid pearls dried, I got an envelope and my birthday/mailing list. Whoops! I needed 2 cards for the same day, only it wasn't the 15th, it was TODAY!! I got out another envelope. If I changed the hat and feather from red to purple, one of the cards I had would work fine. And I didn't have to hurry, because the mailman just went up the street and both cards were already late.
Before I put the cards in their respective envelopes, I took the card with the fun Ai stamp upstairs to show my DH. It was my favorite and a lot of work. As I was patting myself on the back for all the intricate fussy cutting I had done,
I saw it!
Do you see it?
BTW, this is the second card I altered to fit the occasion:
I not only changed the hat, but changed it from a side fold to a top fold, because I stamped the Happy Birthday inside the wrong way.
Yeah, it's one of those days!
So did you find my oops?
Would you believe, I dug out the scrap paper I had used and there in the middle was one, tiny, unscathed hand?
I colored it, cut it out, and saved the card.
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