Friday, July 19, 2013

Curtain Call, 10 Minute Craft Dash & Simon Says Stamp Challenge

Happy, Happy, Happy Friday!  Can you tell I am excited it is Friday? :)  Well I get some girlfriendy craft time this weekend and that will be fun and family time in the sun too- woop!

Speaking of girlfriends and crafts...I had lunch with my friend Amy the other day.  It was super fun to chat and she brought me a birthday present, how sweet!!!!!!  She gave me this FABULOUS card and as if that wasn't enough she gave me some washi tapes and some Dear Lizzy embellishments (she knew I had the matching paper pack).  Thank you my wonderful friend, you know the way to my heart!

Now I want to share the card I made for the Curtain Call Challenge- Nautical Theme, the 10 Minute Craft Dash (see colors) and Simon Says Stamp Challenge- By The Sea.  My process- I was determined to make a card for the oh-so-grand return of the CC but hadn't come up with anything other than knowing I was going to use my anchor die and sentiment.  Of course the SSS Challenge was so similar, why not make the card for that too.  I am thinking and then I see the 10MCD colors- BAM!  Those are perfect nautical colors and I have some Dear Lizzy papers from the Atlantic collection that will rock!  Off I go to think up my design and get out my supplies.  I had everything laid out perfectly.  I had a few time savers by already having some die cut and embossed clouds (constantly using them so I make extra and put them in a bin) and I only used one tiny sentiment stamp from Amuse (with no coloring this time), the rest is die cut or embellishments.  PERFECT!  So....ready, set, go!  Here is my finished product made in 8 minutes and 4 seconds.  I hope you like it!
I have a short funny story for you.  When I was pregnant with my daughter my husband insisted that I smelled like peanut butter all the time, whether or not I had eaten any peanut products.  My daughter LOVES peanut butter.  I know that doesn't sound strange if your kid isn't allergic, but I swear to you that there are times when she can go through a jar (I am talking 16-28 oz size) in a matter of weeks!  I am convinced that this is related to the fact that I smelled like PB during my pregnancy.  Agree?  Which brings me to the Question of the Day... How about telling me what you eat with PB sandwiches...jam, honey, pickles, mayonnaise (yep, had a friend who ate PB and Mayo sandwiches...), marshmallow fluff (that would be my hubby), carrots (again, hubby- he dips them right in the jar- ew!)? 



16 comments:

wienerhoneymooners said...

Haaaaa, cute tag and nautical!!! I love ( though I actually only have it every 3 years or so when I get that crazy craving, I love peanut butter, banana w/ a little syrup and molasses on pancakes!! Yummnn

Have a crafty weekend Katie!! I applied for another DT cross you'd fingers for me pal!!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

KA-- you are amazing! I LOVE how you can create a card for 3 challenges! WOW! And in 1o minutes-- DOUBLE WOWOWOWOZA!

I LOVE those papers-- fun design with the swirls and the chevrons! LOVE the twine and the little anchor! FABBY card:)

Uh.... mayo and PB? That makes me kind of gag! I def. put bananas on a toasted PB sandwich... or marshmallow fluff... sometimes honey. MMMMM! Mayo-- GAG! LOL!

Andrea Garland said...

Your card is so trendy with the anchor, love all the pieces you used.
Thanks for playing with us in the 10 Minute Craft Dash.

Marisa said...

Love the chevron and wave papers as well as the wood stars :) Thanks for joining us at the Curtain Call!

~amy~ said...

Hey Hey!! Loved having lunch with you!!!!!!

I super love your nautical themed card! Fun mix of colors and patterns!!!

Peanut butter...I NEVER had it growing up. I had it for the first time in high school and loved it...HA. That's when I had Mac & cheese for the first time. Peanut butter and creamed honey is delish!


Christina said...

Those nautical papers are so fantastic! I love the way you've layered them, and the cloud accent is perfect with the little stars. Thanks for joining us for the first Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!

Tenia Nelson said...

So so FUN!! Thanks for playing along with us over at the Curtain Call!!

Stacey Schafer said...

FABULOUS interpretation of the Curtain Call, Katie! Love the tilted panels of fun pattern and color! Thanks so much for playing along with us!

I LOVE peanut butter with bananas or apples:)

MichelleZ said...

I love your cards. And I love your posts too. I always read your entire post because I find it so entertaining. So thank you for that. :)

As for peanut butter....I love it! My Mom always ate it with mayo, so I recall eating it that way on occasion. My husband likes it with chocolate. His mother used to make the sandwiches with orange marmalade. (ewww) I like to eat my peanut butter two ways. My preferred way is to eat it with preserves. Not jelly, preserves. I like the chunks of sugary fruit. And I also like to eat it on toast still hot from the toaster. It melts the peanut butter in a wonderful way.

And while we're on the subject....My daughter went to college at The University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. They have a Jiff factory there! You can smell peanut butter all over town. You would love it. It is HEAVEN!

Barb Murphy said...

Katie this is so pretty! I love the swirly shapes and of course the anchor...awesome!

Noelle said...

total cuteness! I love the nautical card! Thanks for popping by my blog:)

Kim S said...

I didn't find your peanut butter story strange - for me it was tomatoes. I hated tomatoes but all during my pregnancy I craved and ate them. Now my son loves them - eats them like apples. Pregnancy does strange things, doesn't it?? I popped over from Curtain Call to see the nautical card...I love the prints you have chosen and the little wooden stars are a fabulous touch! Thanks for joining us for the first Curtain Call!

cheiron said...

Great nautical card, your paper combo and embellishments are perfect! MMM...I just like plain old peanut butter and strawberry jam. Boring, huh? Thanks for playing along with us in the By the Sea Challenge over at the Wednesday Challenge Blog at Simon Says Stamp!

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a great card Katie. Love the anchor and the chevron background... the notebook edge looks great on the panels... what a great take on the challenges.

Betty J. said...

Cool card. Love the chevron background and you paper block sheets with the anchor. Thanks for playing along with us in the 10 Minute Craft Dash and hope to see you agein.

Leigh Penner said...

Great cards! I especially love the second one-- I have a thing for nautical cards right now. ;) Thanks for playing along with the 10 Minute Craft Dash!

My the way, I can totally relate about the peanut butter. My soon-to-be 11 year old son is crazy about peanut butter. He eats it on toast all the time for breakfast and lunch. He'd eat it for supper, too, if I'd let him. ;)