Friday, August 22, 2008

Blogger's Challenge - week 61

Well.....Today's eye candy is inspired by the blogger's challenge. It is a color challenge this week. We were to use chocolate chip, ruby red, more mustard and old olive. And since my new baby arrived this week, the Big Shot, I had to use it today too.
Wanna know something?? And those of you that know me personally know that I am. not. a. night owl!!! However, I was up until 1:30 playing in my stamping room!!! That Big Shot may kill me!!! This morning I am paying for it.....The little one doesn't really care what time I went to bed. As a matter of fact, she gets up pretty much at the same time even if she were to have went to bed at 1:30..... I will need lots of coke zero and tea today...lol!!!!

Well, enough feeling sorry for myself. Here is the card for the day:


The base is more mustard (check). I stamped it along the bottom with Upsey Daisy. This set is one of the sets on sale in Stampin' Up!'s "Never Seen Before Sale," be sure to click on the flyer on my side bar. There are some must have sets on that list!!!

My main panel was vanilla and ruby red (check) cut from the exclusive top note die in the Big Shot. Did I mention....I {luv} my new Big Shot. I really do.....
I stamped the Upsey Daisy in chocolate chip (check) and then sponged More mustard and ruby red all over in varying depths. The sentiment is also from Upsey Daisy, it was stamped in Chocolate chip.

Now for the ribbon treatment. I layed my ribbon over the main panel where I wanted it to come through and made two little pencil marks. I then took my cutting mat and hobby blade and cut a little slit in it. Thread the old olive (check) 5/8 inch grosgrain ribbon through.....adhere main panel with stampin dimensionals....tie knot. Done!

Ok...so let's have a recap - chocolate chip (check), more mustard (check), ruby red (check), old olive (check).
Wondering what all the (check)-ing is all about??? Well, my little one wanted "Honey my Bee" (The Bee Movie to the rest of the world....) for her birthday and "Krist and Bridgette" (as she calls them...she says Bridgette very well....but she combines the Kris/Kristen that the rest of us call him into her own nick name.) totally came through with it along with a polar bear that she asked for...where did that come from???? I think she already knows that Kris always knows someone that knows someone that can hook you up with weird things like a polar bear. lol!!! Well....I can tell you it has been played here every day since August 2nd at least 4 times a day. I think we had a break through yesterday though. She was looking at her Barbi Mariposa movie and when "Honey my Bee" was over she said can we put this movie in while holding up her book!!! I jumped right up to go to the Barbi movie. Wow...I really got off track, huh??? Any way...during The Bee Movie ( a very funny movie, by the way!) , when Barry gets ready to go out with the pollen jocks for the first time, until this day...he has never been outside of the hive. The bees all line up military style and go over their check list, like "stinger...check" - things like that, and each bee says "check" and it comes to Barry (main bee in the movie, voice by Jerry Seinfeld - hilarious!!!) and he says "Scared out of my shorts....CHECK!!!" It is a funny part of the movie. But as I type all of this....I am thinking you had to be here to see it! So.....since I can recite The Bee Movie.....when I have a list now....like in the grocery store...I am like....bread - check!....milk - check!.....cereal - check!...You get the picture. Ok....I have rambled enough!!!!!

Let me know what you think of the challenge card (check) ....see I can't help myself!!!!! LOL!!!!!

16 comments:

Lynn Mercurio said...

oooh this is lovely! I have been seeing so many great samples using this image that it's really making me want it! Your big shot piece is inspired and I can't wait until I get mine...I want to be one of the cool kids too....lol Fabulous job.

Beckie said...

I love your card! Great job!
bought my sizzix...check!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

This is just beautiful Regina! I'm loving the cards made with this set! A fabulous design! :D

Robin Merriman said...

Regina, I opened your post and just said "Wow". This is beautiful, I'll be casing you for sure! Love.This.Card.

Lisa Bohler said...

Isn't this wonderful! Love how the monochromatic background makes the die cut portion with all of the color POP!!!

thestampspot said...

Oh ... I am loving this stamp. Love this card, will pop it in the memory banks for later caseing!

:) Marcia

Lisa Somerville said...

This is beautiful - love the color added to the main panel.

Sheryl said...

Great set to choose for this challenge (great minds...lol!). Love it on the Top Note with the image stamped on the background too. Nice job.

Barb Hardeman said...

Love it! It is so pretty! Great job...

tonistamps said...

Gorgeous Regina! I love the top notch panel. It really adds WOW to it! Great card.

Ida P. Krause said...

Oh this is nice! What a great job using the colors with this set. Now I have another fantastic sample to (case) later on.

Suzanne said...

Pretty! I really need to look at that die!

amycara said...

I love your use of the Big Shot here! I wouldn't have thought to cut around the perfs for another layer -- DUH! Thanks for the great ideas!

Patti Chesky said...

Can you believe I forgot to order that die? I'm slapping myself!!! What an awesome card!!!

Lori said...

So pretty! Love how you used the Top Note die here.

Catherine said...

love your card =) can't wait to get this set