Friday, December 2, 2011

I Am Not Dead (Yet)

Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. I just realized I haven't posted since Sunday, but that's largely because I've been a slug, plus I've been playing with the Silhouette Cameo and not accomplishing much else. AND, I have the last craft show of the season (for me, anyway) this weekend, and I've spent some time getting my ducks in a row for that.

I did make a card last week (LAST week, not this past week) with one of my earlier Silhouette Cameo cutting 'speriments. Here she is:

Except for the cutting part, this card is all SU. :) I used the color combination from this color challenge from Create with Connie & Mary:

Do these not just scream my name? I punched two hearts out of Night of Navy and ran one of them through the Big Shot in the Scalloped Heart of Hearts Embosslit. I just wanted the dots - didn't care about the scallop part - and it fit perfectly in the center. The embossed one is raised up on Dimensionals over the non-embossed one. The card front needed more blue, and I just cut three strips of Night of Navy and stuck them onto the River Rock.

I had cut the letters out of the River Rock piece, and the Lucky Limeade patterned paper is behind it. The DSP is from ... um ... I don't remember. :( I added the bling to connect the top and bottom horizontal elements and be a sorta vertical element. (Isn't it scary that I sound like I know what I'm talking about?! Remember: I make stuff up.) At the last second I decided to faux stitch around the letters with a Night of Navy marker.

The end.

So I'm mostly set up for my show this weekend. It's a 2-day, so I did the bulk of the hauling tonight to avoid the bumper cars and unloading masses in the morning. I'll show you a pic of my booth tomorrow when I'm done setting up. The jury comes around at 9 am to judge the booth set-ups, and the show starts at 10. My goal is to sell out and bring home as little as possible. Wish me luck!

Local peeps: Bauer Drive Community Center on ... Bauer Drive, in Rockville. Stop by if you can! I'll be there Saturday and Sunday! :)

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Love this CAs card! The rhinestones gently drifting down was a perfect touch and love how you did the letters! Good luck with your craft show - hope you sell out!

  2. so glad you're not dead ;) love the card & color scheme...

  3. What a relief! I was getting a little worried. A cameo, huh? How do you like it? You are the 3rd person in two days that I know just got that a sign?

    Good luck at the craft show! Do you still sell at the coffee shop?

  4. Stunning card. Love those colours and how the lettering looks like old fashioned wall paper. So lovely. You're making me want to brave the Cameo!


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