Tuesday, March 19, 2013


The mess is back as you can see and as usual, there are several projects in progress.  I've cut some grass for the bunnies you saw last week but that's as far as I got.  The rest, are parts and pieces of a project for Autism Awareness Day.  Any guesses?

Be sure to pop over to Julia's Stamping Ground to see what else is going on in the crafting world.  Might be sewing, cards, jewelry, needlework...you never know!  Be sure to link up your mess, er, ah...desk so we can feel better.  ;-)

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Clean and Simple Teapot Tuesday

Two cards today...first up is the SplitCoastStampers CAS212 challenge.  This week is a Pinterest Inspiration Challenge based on this beautiful cake:

I pulled out a scrap of watercolor paper and my much neglected watercolor pencils to create this CAS card:
I have a dear friend who has cancer and I've made a personal commitment to send her a card every week to remind her how precious her life has been to me.  Sometimes they're funny and sometimes like this one, a bit more reflective and elegant...just like she is.

Next is the Teapot Tuesday Challenge MMTPT242.  This week our cards are going to Bill Dewhurst.  Bill has leukemia and is in 100 days of isolation following his treatment.  We're sending Bill some of his favorite things to cheer him up while he's there.

I love this shiny cloud paper!  My hot air balloons are swaying in the breeze.  After having flown in one, I can tell you they do not fly straight up!  I popped them up on a bit of foam tape.  I was wishing I had thought to dig out one of my Wobblers for the big balloon...hmmm...maybe I can still do that.  It would be a fun element for Bill, don't you think?
If you'd like to send Bill a card, here are the details:

Scripture is ok...he thanks God everyday. His favorite colors are black & orange. He loves hot air balloons, anything to do with flying & loves computers, electronics etc. and Eeyore:

Bill Dewhurst
21283 Hurita Place
Bend, Oregon 97702

Poppy Card:
Stamps - Stampin Up; Papertrey Ink
Cardstock - Neenah; watercolor paper; scrap DP
Ink - Versafine
Ribbon - May Arts Satin

Hot Air Balloon Card:
Stamps - Papertrey Ink
Cardstock - Neenah; K&Co. Citronella
Ink - Memento; Copics; Staz-On
Ribbon - May Arts Chevron
Other - foam tape; sewing machine

Thanks for stopping by and thanks for the new followers on BlogLovin'!  I think it may be time for another giveaway, you think?

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