Monday, April 11, 2011

Hambo Hoedown #10 - Greatest of EASE...L

Once again, I'm doing last week's Hambo Hoedown challenge the day before the deadline. I took this afternoon off of work so I could finish and file my taxes before tonight's Stamp Camp, and I found I had enough time to make the Hambo challenge card! Yay!

Here is this week's image (free to players from last week):

I immediately went through my stack of printed (and un-used) sketch challenges and decided on this one - FTL135 from Clean & Simple:

Here is the first card I made:

As I went to post it, I realized I'd once again NOT READ THE WHOLE THING and forgot it was an easel card challenge. I mean, look at the title: He Flies Through The Air With The Greatest of EASE...L Um, it's in the freakin' title! Sigh. But never fear! I am the queen of the save! Observe:

Ta-da! An easel card. Yeah, so what if I had to go to the link at Splitcoast to look up how to do it. Actually, I think I should get extra points for using my still-unused-before-today edger die from PTI since I used it TWICE here - once on the outside and once for the inside piece that saved me and made this into an easel card.

I may even sneak this card in to the Simon Says Stamp "use Spring colors" challenge. Yes, I may.

AAAAAND, every piece of paper on this card, except for the base, is from the Heaplet. I win. :)

Let's hope that next week I read the whole challenge before I start the card. Hey, first time for everything, right? ;/

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. You silly girl…I sometimes make a card and then look for challenges to fit :)

    Cute image and card. I love that polka dot paper!

  2. Woohoo - you worked it out Leslie! LOL I love the polka dots and that fancy edge. I'm so glad you found time to play along with us yet again. Thanks for sharing! :)

  3. Nice save, the card is adorable! You are not alone - I rarely read ALL of the instructions for anything, even after all these years.

  4. PS - thanks for the comment on the cupcakes. When you and Libby, and perhaps June, come to visit I will make some just for you.

  5. Fabulous card- I love those colors and I am resisting the compulsion to go shop for those dies....

  6. Totally adorable! Love the great spring look :) Thanks for playing at the Hoedown!

  7. Gorgeous card Leslie, the image is super cute.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our Spring colours/Easter challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

  8. Reminds me of something our theater director always said on Dress Rehearsal night. "...and if you screw up, make a BIT out of it! 'Yeah I MEANT to do it that way!'"

    HEY! where's the WV?

  9. Adorable card! Thanks for joining us at the hoedown!


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