Monday, July 1, 2013

Frisbee - noun

 Frisbee - pronunciation
"The story involves 1950s college students playing catch with cake tins and pie pans – sometimes from the Frisbie Pie Company of New England.
There was already a plastic flying disk on the market called the Pluto Platter, and the students nicknamed it Frisbie. When Wham-O bought the rights to that plastic disk in 1957, they respelled the nickname and made it official.
Because Frisbee remains a trademark, the more earthbound generic term is flying disk."
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Yay, I am so glad to be home! So glad to be crafting again, I'm not sure that my decision to not craft at all the entire week I was gone was a good one or not ;/

Quick check at the Art MoB finds that I need to make 6 female birthday cards, so expect a few, just a warning! My first one up is for Paper Smooches - Trend Watch challenge


 
Considering I only have 2 sets of Kim Hughes stamps, this was a happy start back into card making for me today.
 
Here is my card using her Surf and Turf stamps:


I colored in the little fish using distress stain first and then gelatos, finishing off with some doodling and cut him out and adhered him to the face of the card.


Also entering this in:
Creative Inspirations Paint - Anything Goes
and
House of Cards - Cute and Fun challenge with a color palette
 
Ranger - Distress Stain
Tattered Angels - ink spray
Faber Castell - PITT pen, metallic gelatos
CARDZTV - birthday stamp


22 comments:

Winnie said...

So fun! Love the sentiment, as it is so funny and I have a few girlfriends who would appreciate that sentiment. They are always "29". I used to travel with a few things to color or something, but now I just take a break and find I am more excited to get into my stamp room when I return. Enjoy the day!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

This one made me laugh!!

Welcome home.

Mary Pat Siehl said...

ok this is just so adorable
love thi misting to look like water!

505whimsygirl said...

Hey Sandee,

Cute card. So, you were out having a good time huh? I usually carry some knitting with me when I travel - although it depends on where I'm going.

Happy Monday.
Hugs,
Kay

Krisha said...

Hi Sandee,
What a great card, and yes it made me laugh too!!!!!!

Jean said...

Haha - made me laugh!

Carole Z said...

Sandee this is fab, it brought a huge smile to my face and a big chuckle straightaway..love it! Carole Z X

Pam said...

Cute card! And SO true!
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

Rita said...

Cute! Cute! Cute! :):)
And I learned something about frisbees. ;)

Meggymay said...

A real sweet card, love the words.
Yvonne x

Mynnette said...

LOL, this is SO cute, Sandee!!! LOVE the sweet little fish and the extended sentiment--what a fabulous card! THANK YOU for joining our first ever challenge at HOC--I hope you join us each week! HUGS! Mynn xx

Katie said...

This is so cute! I love the fishie, and how she is kind of nice and mean at the same time!

I recently went away for a week and didn't craft. It was not fun. I've learned that my crafty things need to come with me wherever I go!

Tammy said...

This is adorable Sandee!! Fabulous background and I love that sentiment! Thanks so much for playing along in our first challenge at HOC!
Tammy x

Houses Built of Cards said...

This is just DARLING!!! What a sweet card - and SUPER funny sentiment! LOVE the misting and colors as well! So glad you played along with us this week at Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge!!!

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Ruth M said...

What a fun card Sandee, it made me smile! Definitely cute and fun! Thanks so much for playing along with our very first House of Cards challenge and we'd love you to join us each week! Ruth x

Vannessa said...

What a fun and cute card this is Sandee! That sentiment is just fantastic! Thank you so much for joining in our very first challenge at House of Cards. Hope to see you again for the next card making style next week.

Hugs, Vannessa
HOC DT

Larissa Heskett said...

OMG!! How FUN is this!! I LOVE the way your created your sentiment and tied in the CUTE FISH!! Great take on this weeks challenge!! THANKS SO MUCH for playing along with is over on the Paper Smooches SPARKS Challenge Blog and I hope you'll play along again next week!! Have a FABULOUS 4th of July Weekend!! =)

Catherine Loh said...

haha .... what a great truth! love the desugb and thanks for stopping by ny blog - appreaciate it!

Jamie said...

Your card made me smile! Very cute and funny:) Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at the Paper Smooches SPARKS Challenge!

MIA said...

Hi Sandee,
I love your sentiment, too - great combination!
Thanks for joining us at the first House of Cards challenge,
hugs
Mia

Nancy Seed said...

Love the sentiments you have used. Thanks for joining us on our new adventure at House of Cards.

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

What a fun card--great misting and I LOVE your drawn line!! THANKS so much for joining in the fun and playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS TW Ocean challenge!!! I hope you will try our sketch challenge this week <3