Hey, y’all! Happy Saturday to you. Hope you’ve got a great weekend ahead of you!
My card for today uses the Cool Treat bundle and a little bit of Tasty Treats Specialty DSP to make a fun little card that’d be good for any special day for a special friend. Take a look-see:
My sketch is from the Freshly Made Sketches challenge – I just turned it on its side.
And the color scheme is from The Card Concept.
The sentiment, from Cool Treats, is two separate stamped images. I stamped the first word in Pear Pizzazz on a Whisper White panel. Then the second word is stamped in Pool Party – easy to line up, since this is a photopolymer stamp set. Then I SNAILd the panel to a Pear Pizzazz mat.
Next I made my artisan ice cream cone. This isn’t ice cream you’re going to get at the grocery store. This is boutique ice cream! I stamped two scoops on Whisper White – one in stamped-off-once Pear Pizzazz (I suspect this is Mojito flavor) and one in Pool Party (Daiquiri Ice – yes, I have a cocktail theme going on here!). Then I cut them both out with the matching die in the Frozen Treats Framelits. The cone is cut from a piece of Crumb Cake card stock. I used Liquid Glue to adhere the ice cream onto the cone.
I made some gourmet “sauce” by cutting it from some Mint Macaron Glimmer Paper, then I adhered it to the top scoop.
Since this is a grown-up ice cream cone, I decided it needed some edible flowers sprinkled on top. I stamped one in Pear Pizzazz and two in Pool Party – these little flowers are from the Jar of Love stamp set. Since I didn’t want any white on them, I just went ahead and fussy cut them. Then I adhered the Pool Party flowers with Liquid Glue and then popped the Pear Pizzazz flower on with a little piece of Stampin’ Dimensional. I finished them off with a tiny Pearl Basic Embellishment.
I adhered the cone to the sentiment panel with Liquid Glue, then popped the whole thing onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Then I added a little bow made with a piece of Whisper White Solid Baker’s Twine.
On the inside, I stamped a Pool Party ice cream scoop in the corner of a Whisper White panel. Then I stuck a sticky note mask over top, and stamped the cone dish in Crumb Cake. The sentiment, also from the Cool Treats stamp set, is stamped in Pear Pizzazz and embellished with a Pool Party flower from Jar of Love. And, I added another little pour of Mint Macaron Glimmer Paper.
My Whisper White Medium Envelope got a reprise of the Daiquiri Ice scoop and cup, complete with Mint Macaron Glimmer Paper sauce, plus some Pool Party flowers on the front…
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Crumb Cake Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base – scored and folded at 4 1/4″); Frozen Treats die cut (ice cream cone)
Pear Pizzazz Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3 1/8″ x 3 3/8″ (mat for front DSP panel); 2 3/8″ x 4 1/8″ (mat for sentiment panel)
Tasty Treats Specialty DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 3″ x 3 1/4″ (front DSP panel); envelope flap
Whisper White Card Stock: 2 1/4″ x 4″ (sentiment panel); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Frozen Treats die cuts
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I own a guard dog.
He’s got baggy pantaloons.
He’s a little bit goofy (don’t know how that happened – I specified Not Goofy).
He sheds. Like crazy.
But. I do believe he’d at least warn of impending doom.
The other day, as I was channeling
Carol Brady Alice (let’s be real – I don’t think Carol knew the difference between a chuck roast and a salmon), Ree Drummond and June Cleaver – putting a pot roast in the oven in anticipation of Wayne’s return home, my goofball started barking and growling! BIG dog barks and growls!
I went to see what the problem was, thinking it was the horses coming to the pond for a drink and splash. But, no. There were guys at our neighbors, with a skid steer and chain saw and riding lawn mowers. They were wearing orange jackets.
And they were obviously suspect.
He realized it was going to take a while to adequately keep his eye on these potential bad guys. Being the man of the house and all. So he paced himself…