Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - CASE Study anniversary - Hero Arts, Simon Says Stamp

With a month-long celebration of blog hops featuring past Muses and former DT members, CASE Study is turning 4!! Today is the third of four Thursdays in August and the third of four awesome blog hops! I think this testifies to the universal appeal of CASE Study and the wonderful people who have been involved both past and present, all supported by the one and only Chupa :D

In true CASE Study fashion I chose another paper crafter to be inspired by; the awesome Lisa Spangler:

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I love Lisa’s artistic style and wonderful photography too. This page from Lisa’s pocket scrapbook has been hopping around my Pinterest boards. I think currently it is in my planner board with a view to using it to inspire a journal page but for today I used it to inspire a birthday card for my sister-in-law. I kept closely to Lisa’s page which I’m not sure was a good idea as I love Lisa’s so much that anything I was going to make in its image was never going to match up to the original!

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - CASE Study anniversary - Hero Arts, Simon Says Stamp

The Hero Art’s butterfly is stamped onto water-colour card and water coloured around the image. When dry I splattered some black Heidi Swapp color shine across the panel and then added some washi and silver thread zig-zag stitching. The sentiment from Simon Says Stamp’s Handwritten Greetings is stamped in Versamark on Black card and White heat embossed before trimming out and cutting a flag end. The little banner is stapled over a Kelly Purkey sticker and then a few sequins added from Studio Calico and Pretty Pink Posh.

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Below is a list of the all the stops in the hop, which will be open until midnight on Tuesday. Leaving comments on all stops along the way will make you eligible for prizes on offer from Altenew, CAS-ual Fridays Stamps, Paper Sweeties and Simon Says Stamp!! In addition, CASE Study want you to get creative; there’s a challenge open for you to CASE any of the projects along the hop :D

So now it is time to hop on over to the lovely

Cristina Kowalczyk

I’m so glad to see this oh so talented lady is back crafting after spending some time to promote her best-selling book :D So hoppity hop over there and have some fun :D

Tasnim Ahmed
Barbara Anders
Julie Ebersole
Mariana Grigsby
Debby Hughes
Cristina Kowalczyk
Anika Lerche
Jocelyn Olson
Jennifer Rzasa
Laurie Schmidlin
Amy Sheffer
Julia Stainton
Julee Tilman

 Supplies

Stamps – Hero Arts butterfly and flower, Simon Says Stamp handwritten greetings, Ink – Simon Says Stamp black, Versamark; Card – Simon Says Stamp black, Tim Holtz watercolor, Neenah solar white; Spray – Heidi Swapp color shine black; Sticker – Kelly Purkey KPST07; Washi – Kelly Purkey triangles, Maggie Holmes; Embossing Powder – Hero Arts white; Sequins – Studio Calico atlantic, Pretty Pink Posh springtime mix; Thread – Guterann sulky; Watercolors – Winsor & Newton

  • Jocelyn Olson - August 21, 2014 - 5:28 am

    Holy moly! Your card is spectacular, Debby! The background, the mix of elements, the colors–fabulous.ReplyCancel

  • Nastya M - August 21, 2014 - 5:35 am

    Lovely card!)ReplyCancel

  • Jenny Martin (My Paper Epiphany) - August 21, 2014 - 5:58 am

    Stunning! I had already pinned Lisa’s journal and I’m so glad you chose it, because now I can case both of you! Your watercolour is divine!ReplyCancel

  • Deepti Stephens - August 21, 2014 - 6:03 am

    Gorgeous! Love your cards a lot.. :)ReplyCancel

  • Chriss Blagrave - August 21, 2014 - 6:09 am

    Love this Debby, so soft and elegant. A gorgeous take on Lisa’s inspiration card!ReplyCancel

  • Chriss Blagrave - August 21, 2014 - 6:12 am

    Love this soft and pretty birthday card. A gorgeous take on Lisa’s inspiration card.ReplyCancel

  • Deanna - August 21, 2014 - 6:34 am

    Gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Kathy H - August 21, 2014 - 6:38 am

    That is such a unique idea!ReplyCancel

  • Vicki - August 21, 2014 - 6:58 am

    beautiful card. great case of Lisa’s card. TFS.ReplyCancel

  • Pooja - August 21, 2014 - 7:00 am

    Its Awesome ! I loved the watercoloring around Butterfly and the washi + stitching just Fab !ReplyCancel

  • Hussena - August 21, 2014 - 7:34 am

    What an incredibly gorgeous take on Lisa’s page ..Your card is so ethereal and beautiful ..So love all the elements on it !!ReplyCancel

  • Yoonsun Hur - August 21, 2014 - 7:49 am

    How lovely! Your card is awesome as always!!ReplyCancel

  • Colleen F - August 21, 2014 - 8:18 am

    Awesome card! I love all the little elements…they really make it!ReplyCancel

  • Katrin from Germany - August 21, 2014 - 9:05 am

    Love the watercolour-look of your card. :)ReplyCancel

  • Pallavi - August 21, 2014 - 9:28 am

    Your card is one of my favourites from the bloghop.So artsy and beautiful.Love it.ReplyCancel

  • Vinita - August 21, 2014 - 9:35 am

    Awesome take on Lisa’s page. Love the choice of colors, washi tape and zig zag stitching!!!ReplyCancel

  • urvashi - August 21, 2014 - 9:52 am

    hey…wat a pretty looking CAS..Love the way uve used watercolorsReplyCancel

  • Katuan - August 21, 2014 - 9:55 am

    Yeah :) This is my favourite card :)ReplyCancel

  • Kate - August 21, 2014 - 10:13 am

    Very cool card Debby :)
    Kate xReplyCancel

  • Heather B. - August 21, 2014 - 10:39 am

    I love the pop of white your focal image has. Great representation of your inspiration. I love the layers and supportive papers used too. Lovely.ReplyCancel

  • Connie - August 21, 2014 - 11:32 am

    Beautiful and inspirational. TFS :)ReplyCancel

  • Bobby - August 21, 2014 - 12:05 pm

    I love that you left the butterfly white and colored around it. So glorious!ReplyCancel

  • Beatrice Lawson - August 21, 2014 - 12:26 pm

    Oh Debby, this is so pretty, soft and elegant… Love all your cards and this is o exception.ReplyCancel

  • ~amy~ - August 21, 2014 - 12:35 pm

    I think that I say this a lot when I visit, but this IS gorgeous and is my new fav of yours…LOVE it.ReplyCancel

  • Linda F - August 21, 2014 - 12:37 pm

    Gorgeous take on Lisa’s page. I love how the white butterfly pops of that lovely soft watercolour background.ReplyCancel

  • Michele F - August 21, 2014 - 12:45 pm

    Debby! This is so pretty… I see something new every time I look at it =] Love seeing you here… Case Study is how I found you at the start and you continue to inspire me daily.ReplyCancel

  • Mariclaudi Benitez - August 21, 2014 - 12:46 pm

    Lovey! I like the graphic look of the butterfly and the soft touches of color.ReplyCancel

  • Amie Kiger - August 21, 2014 - 1:01 pm

    Oooooo, I adore all the elements you pulled together! What a fabulous card! :)ReplyCancel

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Simon Says Stamp September Card Kit

I had fun today with the September Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp. The adorable papers in the kit are from October Afternoon and I absolutely love the patterns. Which is a bit weird because as a rule I don’t use a lot of patterned paper even though I buy lots of it LOL. Working from the Kraft card base up, there is the rich yellow paper die cut with one of the Frames dies, then the text paper die cut with the Wrapped Mailing Label set and then there is a touch of the blue spot paper on the bottom of the label which is again part of the Wrapped Mailing Label set. The label is cut from the Neenah Cream card included in the kit and then stamped with the ‘I like BIG BOOKS & I cannot lie’ from the To Thine Own Shelf set in Sunshine, Dark Chocolate and Lipstick Red inks.

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Simon Says Stamp September Card Kit

Also on the label is one of the October Afternoon stickers included in the kit which just fit perfectly! Finally a little twine wrapped around and one of those awesome Teresa Collins wood dots :D

Well that’s me for today but I will be back tomorrow for a little CASE Study fun :D In the meantime here’s a look at the full September Card Kit.

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Supplies


Simon Says Stamp September card kit; Stamps – Simon Says Stamp to thine own shelf; Dies Simon Says Stamp frames, wrapped mailing label; Card – Simon Says Stamp kraft; Inks – Simon Says Stamp sunshine, dark chocolate, lipstick red;  Patterned Paper – October Afternoon public library; Wood Dot – Teresa Collins; Twine – May Arts

  • Bethany Stellpflug - August 20, 2014 - 2:58 pm

    This is so soft and pretty! Loving all the patterns you were able to use. :)ReplyCancel

  • Barb Ghig - August 20, 2014 - 5:00 pm

    Beautiful mix of stamps, dies and elements on this card, Debby! And, what a great way to remind someone to return a book to its’ rightful owner :-) Love it!ReplyCancel

  • Nastya M - August 21, 2014 - 5:48 am

    This is card so cozy, very pretty!)ReplyCancel

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Simon Says Stamp

A quick summery update today :D The schools go back tomorrow so we are getting all those last-minute things sorted and school bags ready for the off tomorrow morning. I always have mixed feelings at the end of the summer holidays; the thought of normality resuming and everything back in order is appealing but ultimately I love having my guys around me chilling out and spending time together. Yup mixed feelings.

My card today is a quick and easy, stamp and Copic colour using the Adult Beverages and Adult Beverages Sayings from Simon Says Stamp. I stamped the martini glass first with Memento tuxedo black on the Neenah solar white panel and masked it off to stamp the other images. That was the only masking I did though, for the rest I just chose to place things where I had spaces. All the images come from the Adult Beverages sets except for the bubbles which were from Best Fishes. After colouring I added some Christmas Red Stickles for the olive stuffing, some Zig Wink of Stella on the umbrella and lime slice and then finally a good dose of Glossy Accents over the three glasses. For once I didn’t mind if my glossy accents had bubbles in it :D

Short and sweet today; back to trying to find the eldest’s calculator – it’s here somewhere!

Supplies


Stamps – Simon Says Stamp adult beverages, adult beverage sayings, best fishes; Ink – Memento; Card – Neenah solar white; Ranger glossy accents; Ranger xmas red stickles; Zig wink of stella clear glitter pen; Copics 0, T1, B000, B01, B02, B04, R30, R32, R35, R37,G40, G43, YG21, YG23, YG25, YG67, YR00, YR12, YR16, R08, R29, Y13, Y18, Y38

 

  • Ann - August 18, 2014 - 2:33 pm

    Love the bright colours and design of this card Debbie! Great to see your work again – the technical glitch seems to have been overcome! :)ReplyCancel

  • conil - August 18, 2014 - 4:06 pm

    I could use a cocktail about now but it is a little early for me. Oh well, I’ll just have to manage with looking at your libation array (oooh, fancy words. Perfect coloring again. Don’t know how you do it. Hope you found the calculator.ReplyCancel

  • Laura Norris - August 18, 2014 - 4:15 pm

    Cute card Debby! And I totally understand the mixed feelings about school starting again. I love having my kids around too, but still crave that routine again! I’m glad I still have two more weeks to play!ReplyCancel

  • Barb Ghig - August 18, 2014 - 6:11 pm

    Love this card, Debby! Your drinks look so yummy, too!
    Best of luck to your children as they embark on another school year!ReplyCancel

  • Shelly - August 18, 2014 - 6:17 pm

    Such a FUN card!!! Love! And oh I hear ya about school starting! I feel the same way! ;)ReplyCancel

  • Bethany Stellpflug - August 18, 2014 - 9:27 pm

    Totally loving the glossy look on the glasses! :)ReplyCancel

  • Jeanne J. - August 19, 2014 - 9:32 pm

    Fab! Love all the bright clean color. You’re making me want a drink! They look yummy!ReplyCancel

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Midori Traveler

How about something a little different for this weekend? Still paper related, and often as not using many of the same supplies I usually do, but instead of cards I’m talking planners. I’ve seen a real surge among crafty folks who have guiltily stuck their hands up to being planner nerds LOL. I thoroughly recommend you see Kristina’s post (with video), she’s an Erin Condren fan, as is Stephanie who has also just written a fab post with video and giveaway. Then there’s Annabelle who plans with a Filofax. See I’m not alone in this :D In fact, let’s face it, we are talking folk who love to play with paper so it’s not much of a stretch to diaries, planners and filofaxes! It is great to see everyone’s versions and the products they like to use, as with everything in life we are all different :D

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Midori Traveler

I’ve been keeping myself organised in this manner for as long as I can remember and I too have an Erin Condren planner! I keep them all and it’s nice to know I can look back on them and what I was up to in that time of my life. My latest love is the Midori Traveler’s Notebook (MTN). An equally addicted friend (Nikki who makes lovely sewn goods) showed me hers and well I was ordering that baby with it’s beautiful leather cover before you knew it! In the UK the only place you can really get a MTN is from the Journal Shop. I warn you if you have a tendency for stationery supplies then lock up your wallet before clicking over there! The leather of the MTN is a lovely rich brown but you can also get it in black. Over time the leather marks and scuffs and tells its own story of daily use :D

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Midori Traveler

A5 in height it is narrower than a lot of other options which makes it so much more portable and also takes up less desk space. That was the thing about some of the other systems I’ve tried – they are great for giving you lots of space but ultimately I found them restricting as I wouldn’t pick them up and carry them around with me. The MTN and notebooks are well designed to give enough space and yet so easy to throw in your bag as you head out the door or plonk on the arm of the chair in the evening while jotting down a few notes.

The leather outer has bands which hold your own choice of notebooks. I have three in mine – one with graph paper, one with an undated planner and one with plain paper. The paper in these notebooks is fabulous and will even take a fountain pen (I have a Kaweco one in mint). I used some of my craft supplies to give simple decoration to the notebook covers. Above, on the cover of the graph paper notebook, is an Amy Tangerine tag with a couple of Kelly Purkey stickers (this one and this one), both held in place with some washi (this one and this one) which makes it so easy to remove everything and switch them out later.

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Midori Traveler

On the plain paper notebook I have simply a Studio Calico vellum journal card, again held in place with washi. The Oli Block clips I am using (below on the undated planner) are fabulously magnetic and the small size shown here can hold many pages comfortably. I’d seen them previously available in the Container Store but couldn’t source any until finding them on Instagram with distributors around the world including a super speedy service in the UK.

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Midori Traveler

Here’s a look at the undated planner; for privacy, I’ve not filled this page in, however on hindsight I could detail in each area what I use the notebook for and I will do that and blog an update sometime :D All my appointments initially go into an electronic calendar which synchronizes between my laptop and phone. All ‘to do’ items go into the planner. Then on the weekend I plan the week ahead and this becomes my hub as I refer to it and make adjustments as the week progresses. Appointments go on the left page and I reserve the right page for my to do lists. The left page has light tick marks half way across each day area. I suppose this could represent morning and afternoon. For me I write all my daytime appointments when the kids are at school on the left side and all my after school/evening appointments on the right side. The fact that the MTN system doesn’t have a ring binder when trying to utilise a full page is wonderful.

I also split the right page into two columns. In the left column I write all the things I need to do relating to this blog and classes etc. Whereas the right column is for home related to do items. This leaves me enough space to write 12 to do items per day. Which is more than enough and, if I was writing down more than that, I realistically wouldn’t achieve them.

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Midori Traveler

Apart from the Kaweco fountain pen I mentioned above I’m a fan of erasable Frixion pens; I’ve got the 24 colour pack to give me lots of colour options. Here you can see the Frixion pens in action in the graph notebook (please excuse my scrawling handwriting). I use the back of that book for jotting down all sorts of information which I refer to on a regular basis. Saves me having to dig around on the internet or my email to find things :D In the front of the book I jot down project ideas and sketches.

One last thing I’m looking forward to including in my future planning are the Studio L2E stamp sets. I’ve just bought the following sets:

I’m impressed that these stamps already come in their own clear pocket and labelled too :D

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Midori Traveler

Phew, I think I should label this an enabling post! As best I can I’ve included links above and you can also see them below too. By clicking on the little thumbnail will take you right to them :D

So tell me I’m not crazy; you get this right? Do you plan? For me trying to juggle a busy life with 3 growing and equally busy children, planning is an essential part of keeping me sane. If it’s down in the planner, it will get done on the right day and in the meantime I can forget about it and free my mind of trying to keep track of things. It’s sort of like a brain dump; at the end of the day with the planner on the arm of my chair I can write down and clear my head of all the things buzzing around in there. Then I can go to bed and sleep without having to think that I must remember to do this or that tomorrow. If it’s written down I’ve got it :D

Supplies

Midori Traveler’s Notebook; Kaweco Sport Skyline fountain pen in mint; Tag – Amy Tangerine; Stickers – Kelly Purkey; Washi – Doodlebug; Journal Card – Studio Calico; Oli Block clips; 24 pack of Frixion Pens; Stamps – Studio L2E list it, plan it, work plans

 

  • ~amy~ - August 16, 2014 - 1:50 pm

    Thank you for this!!!! I’d like to go to a ‘grown u’p planner and appreciate your post!ReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm

      I’m not sure I feel so grown up! It’s like being back at school with the new stationery at times LOL.ReplyCancel

  • Sallee P. - August 16, 2014 - 2:21 pm

    Just gorgeous. Sumptuous. Yummy. Everything you do is beautiful.

    I’ve not been a planner person, but I’ve admired them, and of course I love all things stationery. Your post just may have me giving something a try.

    Love those green clips, too, btw.ReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 16, 2014 - 4:29 pm

      Once you take that first step Sallee you will never turn back LOL.ReplyCancel

  • Tracey McNeely - August 16, 2014 - 2:45 pm

    Debby thank you for this post! I am totally a planner geek! In fact I took my daughter to Staples a few weeks ago to buy MY new school agenda. She just shook her head a how excited I was! lol Now I am thinking I love this Midori traveler`s notebook.ReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 16, 2014 - 4:27 pm

      Hehe Tracey, I think I get more enjoyment out of putting together the new school supplies than the children do! I’m there with ‘look at this awesome pencil case I just got you and I’ve put in this and that and ….. ‘ReplyCancel

  • Janet Wilson - August 16, 2014 - 3:05 pm

    Fabulous post, Debby! I have a multitude of planners/notebooks around – have always had a fascination for stationary too. Intrigued by the Frixion pens, have just returned from the UK where I saw them in a shop – sorry I didn’t buy them no – LOLReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 16, 2014 - 4:28 pm

      Janet, where are you based? We have the Frixions in the UK but I’ve seen them lots of other places too. Amazon is always a good bet :DReplyCancel

  • Michelle Short - August 16, 2014 - 3:12 pm

    I loved reading this post Debby, your photos are stunning as always and I adore my planner too. I use a Filofax but I have been tempted by the EC one too. I also adore stationery of all sorts and got some of those Oli Clips shipped over from the US as I was so desperate to get my hands on them! :D And the great thing about being a student again? I get to buy new supplies each year! xxReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 16, 2014 - 4:28 pm

      The option of new stationary almost makes me want to go back to being a student … almost!ReplyCancel

  • Dottie J - August 16, 2014 - 3:23 pm

    Actually, Debby I have tried and abandoned planners. I have found that, if I need more than a grid calendar (or phone calendar) and a daily to do list, then I am too tightly scheduled to be healthy and need to build in some more margin in my life.ReplyCancel

  • conil - August 16, 2014 - 5:17 pm

    Me, I’m retired, children grown. Mostly, I garden, clean, cook (if I can’t avoid it), make cards and take care my precious man. However, in a former life, I was a mid-level manager with a huge area and lots of subordinates. Your planner would have been a godsend to me. Love the portability and size. You’re right, if you have a paper crafting hobby you have to love paper. (I’m raising my hand here). Think this post is really educational for those who need a planner. Once again, it’s written in your very own unique, informative style, which I love to read.ReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 16, 2014 - 11:50 pm

      Thanks Conil. It’s been funny today having people comment and like and such, I think there are quite a few of us with our hands raised now :DReplyCancel

  • Ann K - August 16, 2014 - 6:19 pm

    I am retired so I have no need for a planner – but if I was still working, I would be so “ALL OVER THIS” . . . love the planner designs. More conducive to us “paper people” than Franklin Covey. :)ReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 16, 2014 - 11:46 pm

      Here here for paper people!ReplyCancel

  • Dottie J - August 16, 2014 - 7:26 pm

    Debby, I just looked at my comment above and it reads a little abrupt and snarky. I really did not mean that and do not want to offend you or anyone else reading this. I love the idea of a planner and I do know that they are good tools for many people. But a few years ago, I got myself into a place where even a planner wasn’t enough to keep me on track and on schedule. The stress level was not healthy for me or my family and the knot in my stomach never eased.

    This is something I learned about myself and my limits. I surely did not mean to imply that anyone who used a planner needed to learn the same lesson. My deepest apologies.ReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 16, 2014 - 11:43 pm

      Dottie, I’ve just popped in to read comments this evening and saw you here. I’m so glad that you gave your voice. I’d much rather people did as we are all unique and what works for one person doesn’t for another and that is a good thing :DReplyCancel

  • Barb Ghig - August 16, 2014 - 7:49 pm

    For as long as I can remember, I have loved any kind of stationary, and I have to say all of these products are great! Good for you to be so organized, too!ReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm

      It’s a case of needs must for me Barb. Love it but couldn’t manage without it either :DReplyCancel

  • Alicia M - August 16, 2014 - 7:58 pm

    My name is Alicia and I am a planner addict. As the mother of a precious girl with Down Syndrome, I am constantly preparing for the next big meeting to establish her education plan. I am also a full-time student. I have found that keeping a planner actually gives me more play time and reduces stress because I’m not running around like a chicken with her head cut off! One of my favorite sections is menu planning. It is so nice to glance at it in the morning at get it planned than to be scrambling at 5:00 when every one is starving.

    I use a disc-bound notebook so I can move pages around or even add new ones in.ReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 16, 2014 - 11:44 pm

      Wow, Alicia you have a lot on your plate both time wise and yummy by the sounds of it! For me too a planner helps to stay on top of things :DReplyCancel

  • Alicia M - August 17, 2014 - 3:45 pm

    My plate does get pretty full (and yummy!) And the planner helps make sure I get time to play in the craft room almost every day. Your planner is beautiful, like the cards that emerge from your crafty space. You have an elegant style.ReplyCancel

  • Kate - August 18, 2014 - 8:30 am

    It is now only a short step to making your own. You can choose your own leather for the cover, your own closure and put as many wonderful types of paper inside as you like. They also make wonderful pressies!ReplyCancel

    • Debby - August 18, 2014 - 6:51 pm

      My friend Nikki has already started experimenting Kate ;DReplyCancel

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Simon Says Stamp September card kit

Have you seen the Simon Says Stamp September card kit? Yummy! With a fabulous book theme and filled with soft autumnal colours it’s a great kit to take us into the new season :D I used the To Thine Own Shelf set included in the kit and, onto a frame cut from white card, stamped the clock in Smoke, two books in Lipstick Red and Dark Chocolate and the plant pot in Sea Glass and Green Leaf with the sentiment overlapping in Black.

Debby Hughes - Lime Doodle Design - Simon Says Stamp September card kit

The frame is mounted onto a Khaki card base with a little of the October afternoon patterned paper and washi all from the kit. A little wood veneer star just finished it off :D

I love the little images in the set and was excited to see some of the peeks others were showing on Instagram. The thing that amused me was how much more fluid others had lined up their shelf with books on an angle and such; not me I’m an OCD straight lines kinda girl! The kids find it hilarious that I have this compulsion to have things straight, but I had a smile on my face the other day when I saw my daughter doing the same LOL.

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Supplies

Simon Says Stamp September card kit; Stamps – Simon Says Stamp to thine own shelf; Dies – Simon Says Stamp frames; Card – Simon Says Stamp kraft, Bazzill marshmallow; Inks – Simon Says Stamp sea glass, black, green leaf, lipstick red, dark chocolate, smoke; Washi – Simon Says Stamp/Kelly Purkey; Patterned Paper – October Afternoon public library

  • Janet - August 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm

    Ha!! Very cute sentiment and super card design :)ReplyCancel

  • Marianne - August 15, 2014 - 4:25 pm

    Just gorgeous, Debby. Love the soft colours. Note to self: put some of that khaki cardstock into basket during next shopping spree LOL.ReplyCancel

  • Ann K - August 15, 2014 - 4:25 pm

    Super cute sentiment – for those occasions where simply “sorry” won’t do . . . this will make anyone forgive you! LOVE IT!ReplyCancel

  • conil - August 15, 2014 - 7:18 pm

    I love punny sentiments and this one is wonderful. Love the way you’ve stitched the shelf, as well. Wish I could stitch that straight. Funny how that need to keep things straight passes from one generation to the next, huh? I’ve got a couple like that, too.ReplyCancel

  • Shelly - August 15, 2014 - 9:44 pm

    Aww…this is too cute!!!ReplyCancel

  • joy - August 15, 2014 - 10:34 pm

    This is such a cute card; love the pun-y sentiment!ReplyCancel

  • Andrene - August 16, 2014 - 5:08 am

    LOL!! Cant wait to get my kit! Your card is fantastic!ReplyCancel

  • Ruth S - August 16, 2014 - 8:36 am

    Love it Debby – a very sweet little office scene!! I’m not always good at getting everything lined up perfectly, but I agree, in a case like this it’s a good thing ;) Thanks for the inspiration, RxReplyCancel

  • Barb Ghig - August 16, 2014 - 7:45 pm

    I love how you layered all the elements on this card…very clever! Love the puny sentiment, too!ReplyCancel

  • Kate - August 17, 2014 - 1:52 am

    Debby–The literacy teacher and reader in me love this card!! That washi is amazing! Great composition! xoReplyCancel