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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

TCPTUES99--A Sketch From Leigh

Well, it's Tuesday. Another week just flying by. Yes, I'm already saying it even thought it's only Tuesday. When I think about everything I have going on this week, I'm already getting behind during the minutes I contemplate it! (Remember, I'm a slow stamper?) Not to mention the fact that today is the day I go to work an hour in Audrie's kindergarten class (pray for me), Eric's been home the last two days with laryngitis, and I have an itchy, scratchy throat myself. I did take a swig of some apple cider vinegar yesterday on the advice of a friend that swears by it and it's supposed to kill all that ails you as it goes down. I think it did that and then some. I don't want to talk about it.

Needless to say, I did not get a card done for today's TCP Tuesday Challenge for The Cat's Pajamas, but I wanted ya'll to be sure and get the 411 from me just in case ya'll came here looking for it (because I know ya'll love me!). Leigh is our fabby Hostess with the Mostess and she's got a great sketch for us to play with. We'd love for you to play along, and be sure to add your creation to the Slideshow on Alma's Blog to be entered to win $25 in Cat Cash (she'll have it posted a little later)!

HOWEVER, I do have a card (several really, but I'll give you this one for now as I need to go take a shower) to show you that I did using TCP's latest release set, A Beary Good Year. I think it's one of my all-time favorite cards I've done. I know I'm a little late for Valentine's Day, but I.don' I never got the chance to show ya'll it for V-Day because I was so busy being romantic and in love the whole month of February that in all my blissfulness, it slipped my mind. Believe me? I hope not.

SUSIE Q-TIP: I just watched a news segment on the Today Show (Matt Lauer is hot) about stores selling used underwear that people have returned. You'd think they would focus on a big store like Wal-Mart for this, but we're talking Victoria's Secret, Frederick's, Macy's, Bloomingdale's, The Gap--all those! Every single store happily returned the merchandise (with no tags on them), and put them directly back in stock on the shelves without even inspecting them for wear (and/or stains)! Well, maybe 2 of the stores didn't restock them, but without 100% assurance if they do this 100% of the time, that's just gross! ALWAYS wash your newly purchased underwear when you get it home before wearing it! You never know where its been or if its got cooties (a biochemist on the show assured us they did). More than a SUSIE Q-TIP, this has been a public service announcement. Just doing my duty to keep ya'll informed and cootie-free.

Stamps: W-9679 Bear Thing (The Cat’s Pajamas)
Paper: Vintage Cream, Aqua Mist (PTI), Regal Rose (SU!), Girl Friday (Cosmo Cricket)
Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black (Tsukineko), Chestnut Roan Cat’s Eye (Colorbox), Pretty in Pink (SU!)
Accessories: Circle and Scallop Circle Nestabilities, Cuttlebug, Scalloped Scallop Border Punch (EK), Big Scallop Border Punch (EK), Slice/Basic 1 Card, Sweet Thing Glitzy Glitter (Glitzy-04 TCP), Pink Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (TCP), Sweet Thing Buttons (BT-005), Twine, Copic Markers, Hot Glue, Glitter Glue (Martha Stewart), Foam Boosters
Finished Size: 5.5" Square


  1. This card is FABULOUS!!! I just saw the story on the Today disgusting!!!

  2. this is just gorgeous!! The papers, the sentiment...and that ribbon is delicious!!

  3. This card is stinkin' CUTE! I love it.

    Thanks for the PSA - we all need to try to stay cootie free. :)

  4. Thank you for the matter how disgusting it was...I will never buy underwear now unless it is in a package that has no-way, never been open!
    Loved your card.

  5. Love your card, Susan!! Just a quick tip for the scratchy throat because I get those all the time: add a few drops of Grapefruit Seed Extract in your OJ, drink that three times a day and you'll be back to normal in no-time. Any vitamin store should carry it. Feel better!!

  6. Thanks for the PSA. All things are washed in my house before use !! :) Germophobic as DH calls me.

    Great card, BWT!!


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