Thursday, October 6, 2016
Happy Thursday! It's been a busy week here, but I squeezed in a little stamping room revamp over a few late nights. I am a 'stander' when it comes to stamping. I like to be able to move around and grab things here or there to use on my projects. I have been having to bend over my desk for the past 11 years and well, my back said, "Girl, I've had enough!" So.... I took a 6 x 6 x 6" wood post and cut it into four pieces and covered each one in the carpet that is currently in the room. I was lucky to find a small remnant at the store that was the same carpet I put in there years ago! Lucky find! So I took everything out of and off of the desk and put the "risers" into place then last night I finished putting everything back. Whew! It was big job but now it's at counter height and I can't wait to be able to create for hours and not have my back hurt! Woo Hoo! Simple pleasures is all it takes sometimes!
I really liked this week's sketch challenge at Create with Connie & Mary. I love this little bear from the Bear Hugs stamp set and thought he would be cute holding a single birthday balloon. Using the Balloon Celebration set, I added a few sprinkles on the lower part of the balloon and then stars around him to really make him stand out. I also stamped the dotted circle from that set on the Real Red card stock below to add some visual interest.
Here's the inside of the card. I carried the stars into here as well to tie it all together. We'd love for you to play along too with this sketch challenge! Happy Stamping!