Another Kindred Kid…

I totally didn’t realize I hadn’t posted in 2 days, lol!  We are having a garage sale this weekend and I just got busy getting all that together!  That and watching the entire series of Bones.  I just finished season 1 – loved it!  Thanks Jenn for getting me involved in yet another show~!  But seriously, how cool is it to just rent 4-6 episodes for $1.07 (tax included) at Blockbuster?  I love that.

Anyway, this was a card I showed during the release party GinaK had earlier this month.  And I never posted it here!  I love the Kindred Spirits line she came up with – very cool, realistic images.  And the sentiments for them are all so useful and heartfelt.  This is another summer kid fun image…or I guess it doesn’t have to be summer….

Also – I wanted to point out that the actual stamp image is not that wide.  I extended the creek and grass to the edge of my cardstock and drew the lines in with a Zig Millenium pen.  (You can totally tell which parts I drew cause I suck at drawing!) But I think overall it wasn’t terribly noticeable that it was drawn in later.  The actual image looks like this:

And here’s mine with the extra drawn on….

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supplies: Exploring Nature by Gina K Designs, Sentiment from Kindred Greetings for Kids; long rectangle nestabilities; polka dot organdy from May Arts; pumpkin grosgrain from SU; palette noir ink; koh-i-noor woodless pencils, OMS and blending stumps; dimensionals; Dude! papers by Corina Nielsen for Prima; stickles for the top of the plants.

And woohoo!  Scrapbookpal.com got the long rectangle nestabilities in!   I’m collecting them one at a time…..the good thing about rectangle (and squares) is that you can get the scalloped ones first and just cut a rectangle (or square) to fit inside until you can buy the plain dies.  I mean – I love the embossed imprint the plain dies give you – so so classy.  But I couldn’t swing buying them all at once, so I just got one scalloped set (above on card) and then cut the image to fit inside it.  It’ll work until I can get the rest!

Ok, off to bed so I can’t get the garage opened up nice and early tomorrow!

11 comments to Another Kindred Kid…

  • Great card. You really can’t tell what you drew in you brat. Seriously, the stream is cute. Also, great suggestion for the long nesties. I was considering getting the whole bunch with the cut@home coupon, but the guilt I feel for already doing that twice is kicking in.

  • As a librarian seeing people rent DVDs, I have to suggest checking to see if your public library offers that tv series! save your money for craft supplies 🙂

  • Ellen Sutton

    You did a great job at extending your creek and grass! I would never have known if you hadn’t pointed it out.

    Ellie

  • Jean

    Very sweet card and your “extension” is not noticiable at all…silly. Hope the garage sale goes well. Looking forward to seeing you Thursday.
    hugs

  • I think you did fantastic on drawing the creek and the grass. If you wouldn’t have pointed it out I would’ve never noticed. This card is so sweet!! I love that image. I hope your garage sale goes well! 🙂

  • I think it’s good that you told people you drew that in because they would have thought they were cheated when they got their stamp from Gina! Cute card!
    Holly
    hogwildaboutstamping.blogspot.com

  • Kate Hart-Sampson

    This card is so realistic, Emily. And your extended drawing is very good…looks like it is part of the stamp.

  • Hi!
    I´m just surfing around and looking for some new ideas and projcts.
    I came across your side and I think it´s great. Thanks for all inspiration.

    Lisbet
    http://www.digiscrapp.blogspot.com

  • Neida

    We love Bones at our house, too!! We make it a family affair. I love that there are brilliant women scientists of color on the show. And that they are cool!! My daughter really likes that!! We finished Season 1 last weekend and watched disc 1 of season 2 this weekend!!

    Neida 🙂

  • […] was tooo skinny of a point. The .05 is just perfect! I also use it on my cards sometimes. Like {here} when I drew the image out a bit – I used this pen! First I colored the extended image and then I […]

  • Sharyn Davis

    Your blog / web site is the best ever. Thank you for being the best teacher on earth. You rock!
    sharyn

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