Have a novel birthday

Have a novel birthday

When I saw that the inspiration for one of the challenges was coffee and a book I had a hard time choosing one idea, so I will be submitting to this challenge more than once. This is just the first thing that worked with the other challenges that I was working on. I think the only thing that could have made this inspiration more of a challenge for me to narrow down what to do is if you added a pet to the equation.

Autumn coffee

Autumn coffee

Making myself feel really brilliant today, while I was working on figuring out the layout of this sketch and trying to get the measurements correct for cutting, all of a sudden I realized that the correct measurements are actually written on the sketch. I sware I spend so much time looking at the shapes on a sketch that I just didn’t notice that there were numbers, Well that made things easier. Geezes, Gina!

Perfect blend

Perfect blend

Made the card yesterday and was going to post it, but instead of doing our normal morning swim that we have been doing this week my nephew and I went last night and it just didn’t get done.  By the time this morning came I realized I just didn’t like what I had made and wanted to remake it, so I did, and thankfully I have just enough time to still submit it to the summer coffee lovers blog hop (I hope!). read more

Three cheers!

Three cheers!

Last year I didn’t get the chance to make Independence day cards. We were taking care of three of our nephews and that was taking up the majority of my attention, this year I am starting before school is out (just barely) and we are not doing as much child care. read more

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