Wednesday, January 23, 2008
I tried a new challenge today!
I know that most of you know & love SplitCoast Stampers as much as I do. Each week, there is a great Sketch Challenge issued on Wednesday. I usually take a peek at what all the super-talented stampers are doing, but I've never formally jumped in. I don't know what possessed me to play along today (I'm in the middle of making CHA samples for a couple companies, so time isn't exactly free right now!); all I can think is that this week's sketch really spoke to me! So here it is, in all its glory! There is a birthday coming up in our family that I am notorious for forgetting (let's blame it on not flipping the calendar page timely enough, ok?) so I feel like I am no longer behind the eight ball. ;) I used some great Scenic Route papers that I received in my December CARDS goodie box yesterday. They were so yummy that I had to dive right in. The stamps are from Papertrey Ink.
So a crazy thing happened when I went to clean up my scraps from making this; four pieces of paper were lined up almost exactly like this:
I knew right then and there that I needed to keep it just as it was and finish it! I grabbed a few more Papertrey stamps and voila! Two cards for the price of one. BONUS. I don't know about you, but I rarely have moments of serendipity like that, so I will savor it when I get it.
Doesn't really take much to make me happy, does it?
Don't forget, tomorrow is the SWAK down reveal that Lisa Johnson put together. The card is so small that I'm sure you could fire off one or two easily, or maybe cut out some for your kids' Valentines! So I'm extending the challenge to you, too - whip one up and link it in your comment! C'mon - you know you want to! Join in on the fun! (Link is in yesterday's post.)
See you tomorrow! Be well. ~ Jenn