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Friday, June 15, 2012

Smile, Laugh, Giggle

Hi again!
I've had all 3 grandchildren today. My DIL asked if I could have the 2 girls because she was going to lunch with a friend who she hadn't seen for a while and wanted to take the little one with her. We had a good day together and the girls watched a DVD and played with the toys. Little Isaac got dropped off about 5:30 p.m. because Mum and Dad were going out together for a meal with a workmate and his girlfriend. Lisel got back after 10 p.m. and Isaac was asleep and so were the girls. Layla and Amelia are having a sleepover! We've kicked Papa out of our bed because the girls like to sleep in there with me. We have a king size bed so there is room for 3 pillows which they really like arranging just right, LOL.
It's our youngest daughter's birthday today and she and her boyfriend decided to go to the drive-in theatre and found that they flattened the battery on the car. You have to have the radio on to hear the audio of the film. Hubby was going to have to go and help them out, but they found out the staff usually go around the grounds checking to see if any one has battery problems and they got the car started. Hubby suggested they come back here for a while and hook the battery up to the charger for a while, so hopefully it will start tomorrow!!!
I sat down quite late to try and make a card and was just not getting anywhere. I've persevered and come up with this. Not sure it is quite what I wanted to achieve but it's finished apart from the inside.
Thanks for stopping by,
I wish you a happy weekend,
Sandy



 Cardbase is SU Choc Chip
Blue card from stash (probably one of the SU Blues, but I've lost the packaging)
Nestie Beaded Circle Die
Nestie Oval -  trimmed down to fit inside the blue diecut
Circle Punches
Scallop Circle Punch
Magnolia Tilda stamp- stamped in Close to Cocoa ink and coloured with ink and blender pen and a couple of Copic Markers. The dress and flower are both paper pieced using DP from a 6x6 paper stack called Meadow Lark and also My Mind's Eye (flower)
Hero Arts - Anytime Messages
DP is My Mind's Eye
Pearls from stash (I added 3 at the top LH side and 3 at the bottom RH side in the flower centres)
SU Brocade Blue Ink

I am entering this into the following challenges:
Annabelle Stamps - Say it .......With Paper Piecing (dress and flower)
Card Crafter's Circle - Challenge #27 ~ Feeling Sentimental - Sentiments

13 comments:

  1. She certainly made me smile...lovely card Sandy

    Anne

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  2. Your card is very pretty...I like the paper piecing. How lucky are you still to have a Drive-in nearby.

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  3. What a cute card! Sounds like you've had some fun :O) Love my grandkids, but they can sure wear me out in a hurry, but they are soooo fun :O) Hugs! Leah Ann

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  4. What a fun day! And a sleepover too! Your card made me smile!

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  5. oh sounds like you had a super day Hun,as for your card its so cute love the paper piecing and papers you have used hugs Cherylxxxxxx

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  6. What a busy day - hope you got some sleep. Great image and pretty paper.

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  7. Love the paper and the soft colours of image with great paper piecing .Lucky you to have family near ..

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  8. Hi Sandy, How pretty she looks in her paper pieced frock! Lovely card thanks for sharing with us at AnnaBelle Stamps.

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  9. I'm so glad that you held on and finished this! It's lovely and the sentiment is fantastic!Thanks for sharing with us at Card Crafter's Circle!

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  10. Super cute, love the paper piecing!
    TFS with us :)
    Andrea

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  11. What an adorable card, she is soooooooooo CUTE!!!
    Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

    Take Care,
    Kylie X

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