Thursday, February 23, 2012

Just for Fun

I'm afraid the nasty bug that has been making it's way around
the country has landed smack-dab in Northern Illinois,
so I am coming to you from the comfort of my new bed.
{more below}

I have my laptop, calendar, DT submissions,
the current paper crafting magazines, the TV clicker
and a hot cup of tea...I reckon I am going to get a lot done
without the distractions of all the paper & embellishments in
the creative nook.

I actually created these cards a couple weeks ago, but I've not had any blog space to share them ..... LOL
When Paper Smooches offered this sweet tree set called 'Gently Seasoned',
I knew I had to have it.  I used a variety of my FAVORITE inks from
A Muse Studio in Latte, Shell & Slate

The sentiment is from The Paper Company.

I am loving using my Lacey Circle die from Spellbinders and thought it would be fun to stack them for this card.

I have been holding on to this paper from Cosmo Cricket because I absolutely love it.
This card is pretty self-explanatory.

I mentioned my comfy bed a moment ago.

If you follow me on Facebook, you know a few weeks ago
Paul and I went on a search for a new bed and mattress.
We've had the same bed for the past 20+ years, as it is a family
heirloom having been in our family for over 75 years.
But it was only a full size and we felt that it was time to give ourselves
just a little more room.
It's a cherry wood Sleigh bed and we really do love it.
We went on a 4-hour search for the bed clothes and settled on this beautiful
set from Martha Stewart for Macy's.
The new mattress is fab and is the perfect place for me to get work done
while I'm feeling under the weather.

Thanks for stopping by today...and for indulging little personal notes.
I miss just sharing little bits of life with you, so I am going to try and
slip in the occasional post with just fun things I've created.

I'll be back at midnight EST with a new challenge from

God Promises Project Recipe: 
Cardstock: Bazzill
Stamps: Gently Seasoned by Paper Smooches,
Faith Greetings by The Paper Company
Ink: Latte, Shell, Slate by A Muse Studio
Mushroom Adirondack by Ranger 
Embellishments: pearls by Recollections
Seam Binding from Hug Snug
Tools: Lacey Circles & Standard Circle by Spellbinders, Big Shot

Hope Project Recipe: 
Cardstock: Bazzill

Patterned Paper: Apron Strings by Cosmo Cricket
Stamps: Faith Greetings by The Paper Company
Ink: Mushroom Adirondack by Ranger 
Embellishments: pearls by Recollections
ribbon from Michaels
Tools: Lacey Circles from Spellbinders, Big Shot


Lisa said...

FEEL BETTER SOON Julie ~ sending hugs! Pretty cards and what a pretty bedding set! Stay warm and cozy ;)

Lindsey said...

Get well soon -- you're really getting to test-drive the new mattress!

Rose said...

awe poor julie!! i sure hope you get feeling better soon :)

i just LOVE the first card!! love the way you used the pearls and that sentiment is a must have!!!

what a beautiful bed and bedding set!!! enjoy :)