Sunday, June 1, 2014

MIM #166

I think I had a case of ADD Saturday.  It all started when I couldn't find the sentiment I used on the first card I made for Make It Monday.  Dawn had a video on debossing stamped images and I did a card almost like hers.  I wasn't satisfied with it (the debossing didn't match the image very well ) and decided to do another one.  But where did the darn sentiment stamp set go?  I looked through everything and couldn't find it.  I had just gotten some more DVD holders and knew I put the new stamp set in one but it wasn't on my rack.  I also recently bought a label maker to put labels on my DVDs and decided to go ahead and do the labels and maybe the set would show up.  I got most of them done (I want to redo the ones I glued paper labels on) and no set turned up.

I also got a few new Distress Inks and while I was labeling them I decided to do Ink Swatches.  I started stamping with the new colors but needed labels for the swatch cards so I printed them up on the computer.  I think I got 5 or 6 swatches done when I had to break for supper.

I keep all my embossing folders, Cuttlebug plates and rubber mats in a big metal tin.  I got into it to get the stuff to deboss my image and guess what I found?  Yep, there it was - the missing stamp set.  It must have gotten swept off the desk with the plates when I made the initial card.  I wish after all of this the card was a little more exciting.


I used my NBUS butterfly stamp and die from PTI's Life is Beautiful in HA Soft Cantaloupe.  The sentiment from Stampendous is stamped in Soft Granite.

Now let's see.  Shall I check the challenges and make a couple of cards?  or should I finish my Ink Swatches?  I guess I'll check the challenges first and see if any light bulbs go off.  I can do the swatches some time when I'm watching TV.

Thanks for stopping by and listening to my tale.  I know we all have days like this but I hope yours are few and far between.

5 comments:

  1. What a perfect sentiment for these wonderful fluttering butterflies, Bobby ... so pleased you found that set! A little re-organising is always a good thing! Anita :)

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  2. Oh Bobby I definitely get you losing your train of thought--welcome to me life! LOL Love how you used the butterflies Bobby i have have yet to play with mine. Great colour and you did a great job using the MIM technique!

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  3. Super cute card for the MIM challenge. I also did one almost exactly like Dawn's. Why mess with perfection, right? So glad your stamp turned up. I have lost stamps and had them turn up in the strangest places. (also, some have still yet to turn up). Hope you have a great week.

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  4. Been there, done that! It's so frustrating! But all is well. Eventually these things turn up! Love the orange butterflies and that technique!

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  5. So glad you found your stamp set! Your card is so pretty and the debossing looks fabulous - and worth the time spent hunting for the stamps!!

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