Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Life is Good...

Hi there! I made this card for yesterday's CAS challenge over on SCS.  We were to find inspiration from the photo below:
I used the July club set from The Stamps Of Life called island2visit for this card.  I stamped and then cut out the trunk and the palm leaves.  The palm leaves are popped with pop dots.  I ran the pink panel through the cuttlebug with a Tim Holtz embossing folder and then added some tan burlap twine.

I had said I would share some photos from our weekend camping trip but I forgot my camera :( So not happy about that.  We had a great time, and the boys were enthralled with all of the raccoons that would walk right up to us around the campfire at night.  They were too cute.  We had to be careful about what we left out, including the cooler.  We found that they would work together in groups of 3 or 4 to try to get it open EVEN with logs on top of it.  We saved a little baby raccoon from a fiery death more than once.  He kept trying to climb right into the campfire!!!  I worried all night that I was going to wake up and find him roasted! I kept looking out the camper window to make sure. Not something you would want your kids to see, but he obviously found a bite to eat and wandered back into the woods.

Thanks for stopping by!



Kate said...

Life is definitely good. Love your card! I definitely need one of these drinks, LOL!
so glad you guys had fun Camping.


Emily Keaton said...

How totally fun, Emily! I love your watermelon-y palm tree. Great for summer. Your camping adventure sounds terrific!! Glad that baby raccoon survived. :)

Meg said...

Aw, isn't leaving all your electronics behind what camping is supposed to be about? You were just getting in the spirit by leaving your camera behind! Although the raccoons plotting together to open the cooler sounds like an awesome photo op.

Love your fun take on the inspiration and the wicker feel of that embossing folder! I'm ready for the beach!

lynn said...

awesome card, emily! the pink embossed bkgd is so great! camping sounds fun--i've never tried that!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OHHH! I love that pink embossed background-love love love the design of this card! It's perfect!!!!! LOVE:)

Anonymous said...

Oh what a great fun card. Love that embossed background!!!

lisa a.

Angi @ CokiePop said...

You ROCKED this card girl. It goes so well with the inspiration photo. Love the embossing too. :)