Sunday, February 21, 2010

GS26 - Home is Where Your Mom Is

This card is for the Get Sketchy 26 Card Challenge. Here's a funny story for you - I recently used up an entire old book for some cards/classes that I held. Last night when I made this card I was on a desperate search for a page from an old book to stamp on. Not just any old book will do - I don't want to worry about any unsuitable words showing up on my creations - Corey has an old book that frankly if I hadn't asked him and just ripped a page out he would have been none the wiser but I did ask. This book is called The Concert Companion published in 1947. I sweetly asked Corey if he would spare a few pages - he told me some composers that he is not that enamored with so I ripped out a page and went my merry way - you should have seen his face! Shocked, appalled, aghast, dumbfounded, overwhelmed, thunderstruck - well, you get the picture. He could not contemplate ripping a page out of a perfectly good book - hee hee - I'll have to rip another page out in front of him tonight - I can picture it now - "Tell me I'm the best wife in the world or I'll rip more pages from your book!" (insert me laughing maniacally here)
It is hard to see the shimmer but the background is stamped with my new VersaMark Dazzle watermark stamp pad in Champagne. The flower stamp is from SU! and was colored with Perfect Pearls. Finishing touches include chocolate pearls and sentiment (9-8558B) from A Muse.
We had so much fun stamping on Wednesday - Apparently I am still in love with these papers because I used them in making this card too -

8 comments:

Laurel said...

Gorgeous, thanks for playing at GS!

veronica said...

funny story, dave laughed too.
great card, i love the "page from a book" look too.

i am still upset that i missed that fun class.

~amy~ said...

Oh I LOVE this...great job on the sketch!

Vintage Scrapper said...

This was fun class! Wish you had been there too Roni! I love the Mom card Michelle! There's nothing like an old book page to add a hint of vintage charm!

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

what a beautiful card! I love the sentiment. looks like you ladies had fun stamping. I can see why you adore these papers. :-)

Dora said...

This is beautiful!
thanks for playing!

Angèle said...

Congrats for winning GS#26! Really a beautiful card!

Becky Rusher said...

Amazing card, Michelle!