Card Recognition

Thursday, July 14, 2011

fancy a cuppa?




I recently won some fabulous Waltzingmouse Stamps and this sentiment (from Frame It) makes me think of all my fabulous New Zealand friends, who would ask if you "fancy a cuppa" within minutes of anyone walking in their door (winter or summer).  So yes, my fabulous friends, "I'll put the jug on," which is how the rest of the conversation would go.  The other fun bit about this card is that I asked my youngest son what he thought the card said (he's 3 1/2, so it's not like can read), and he said with a big grin "I love you."  Too precious.  I've used the current Card Patterns sketch.

Materials: Waltzingmouse Stamps sentiment, PTI Warm Happiness stamp and die, Cosmo Cricket Circa 1934, PTI kraft card stock, May Arts ribbon, Versafine black ink, Tim Holtz Distress ink antique linen

12 comments:

Sylvia said...

What a nice sketch and your card is a fabulous take on it, Erin! Not much for coffee or tea(can not have either) but I do love cards made using them. I am playing hooky from the lawn and blogging, it will be hot when I get to it for sure. Have a fun day!

Emily Keaton said...

Oh, that's sweet, Erin (card and story). Have fun using your newly won stamps!

~amy~ said...

cute cuppa:)

Jane said...

LOL, being a Kiwi myself, I can appreciate your story. Love the mix of patterned paper and your take on the sketch. Enjoy those new stamps :)

Lisa Petrella said...

Fun story and adorable card!!!!

Elise said...

Hellloooooo, lovely girl! Yes, please! I'll be right over for a cuppa what YOU'RE serving! THIS is a FABULOUS card, my dear! Color me DELIGHTED to see how you were inspired by the Card Patterns sketch! MEOW! {You must KNOW how much I enjoy your work!!!} Great job! xoxo!

Karen B. said...

Sleek and sophisticated. I think it would be absolutely fun to load up my boys and come and visit you and your boys for a cuppa.

Emily Leiphart said...

Oohh, lucky you to win WMS! I love what you've done with the sketch! Your son is adorable. ;)

lynn said...

very sweet, erin! love your son's critique of it:)

whoistracy said...

How cute! I love the colors and patterns you mixed. So glad you could join us on Card Patterns this week!

Ryann Salamon said...

Really cute card. You've done a great job mixing patterns and that can be really tough sometimes!!

I just noticed you live in California. Me too! Only I'm at the southern end :)

Trinh said...

Cute card & story, Erin! Love how you mixed the different patterns.