Saturday, October 31, 2009

More Awareness Darling

Well, I'm afraid my computer might be dying a slow and agonizing death!! I've had trouble with it quite a bit this week, which is why I haven't posted anything since Monday. (I really had intentions to share this stuff with you before now, the last day of October!!). But such is life. {sigh}. My car is also dying, as in it's actually probably already dead. I drive what the locals refer to as a "Maui Cruzer" (translation: complete piece of crap), but it's been paid off for years and my insurance premiums are practically free and it gets awesome gas mileage AND it has done a fairly decent job of getting me where I needed to go since I moved to Maui 6 years ago. Sadly though, my Maui Cruzer is going to be donated (most likely to the Alzheimer's Association) later this week. That means I will be shopping for a new car soon. But the thing that sucks the most is the timing - isn't that always how these things work?? Joel leaves tomorrow for a week on the mainland and he drives a standard. I do NOT drive a standard. I understand the concept and all, but it just doesn't happen for me. So we had to go rent me a car to drive for the next week - to the tune of $330 (ouch) - until he gets home and we can go car shopping. I must say though, after driving to Kihei this morning in my rental, it is quite nice to drive something that doesn't sound and feel like the tires are going to vibrate off at any second AND the air conditioner actually blows cold air. But guess what!?!? It even has this really cool thing they've invented called POWER WINDOWS and POWER LOCKS!!! LOL. (My Maui Cruzer didn't even have that!!).

Ok, anyway, enough of all that. On to the remainder of my Awareness Darling creations for Clear and Simple Stamps. All of these are Hybrid cards using printed digi papers from the Anticipation digi kit by Mandabean and Penny Springmann (Sweet Shoppe Designs). Complete Recipes are listed below each individual card:
Stamps: Awareness Darling (Clear and Simple)
Paper: Kraft, Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip CS (SU); printed digi paper from Anticipation digi kit by Mandabean and Penny Springmann (Sweet Shoppe)
Ink: Berry Sorbet (PTI)
Accessories: Ribbon, Button (PTI); Scallop Border Punch (SU); twine

Stamps: Awareness Darling (Clear and Simple)
Paper: Kraft, Whisper White CS (SU); printed digi paper from Anticipation digi kit by Mandabean and Penny Springmann (Sweet Shoppe)
Ink: Versafine Vintage Sepia
Accessories: ribbon, button (PTI); hemp twine

Stamps: Awareness Darling (Clear and Simple)
Paper: Kraft, Whisper White CS (SU); Hibiscus Burst CS (PTI); printed digi paper from Anticipation digi kit by Mandabean and Penny Springmann (Sweet Shoppe)
Ink: Hibiscus Burst (PTI); Versamark
Accessories: Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Ribbon, corner rounder (SU); White embossing powder

So that's it!! I hope you all did something this month in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (and if not, there's still time - go feel yourself up and give yourself a self breast exam!!! LOL. It's important!!!). Sorry I had to lump all these cards together in one post - I meant to slowly share them with you over this week, but as you can tell from my earlier venting, it's been quite the week around here!!

And I haven't forgotten about the promise of Blog Candy. I'll be sharing the details on that tomorrow (Sunday) night if all goes according to plan - it will be worth the wait, I promise!!

5 comments:

lisa808 said...

Oh no, I'm sorry to hear of your troubles. Good luck car shopping.

Dee Dee said...

So sorry about the car and comp. My car is doing the check engine light special right now. Sigh. Your cards are lovely - hope there is lots of examining after seeing them.

Dee Dee said...

So sorry about the car and comp. My car is doing the check engine light special right now. Sigh. Your cards are lovely - hope there is lots of examining after seeing them.

Basement Stamper said...

Jen: Sorry your car took a dump right before you hubby left. Hope that you will get to pick out something when he returns. I know what you mean, nice low insurance payments, no car payments, good gas mileage, I've got one of those too!

YOu've done an amazing job with Awareness darling, all of them look great!

Justine said...

LOVE these, how ironic, I also made a Breast Cancer card today. I will be sharing it later in the week but it is for a co-worker. How are you doing? Seems like it has been forever. Wish we could have touched base this weekend. I will be off Wed, Thur and Friday this week. Sheez, why bother having school?