Thursday, August 25, 2011

Digital Delights Aug.25

Here's an update with my cockroach situation.  I am still seeing them after the fumigation but even seeing one is enough.  However, where I store my dog's food there was one in his bag.  I freaked!  I threw that bag away luckily it was 1/4 left to the bag.  I opened a new one but it's 40lbs. :P  I put some in a big tupperware and closed the bag and put it in two garbage bags.  The exterminator came back today and I liked this one much better!!!  He said it is normal and I will still see a few.  But he fumigated the storage area as well as going over what the previous exterminator did and filled more gel into areas.  Then he put more traps.  I asked him for honesty.  Will I be rid of them and he said my place is very clean and what i am seeing is not a bad case.  I can still expect to see them for another week or so but you know what....I am so tired.  I don't sleep well and i look everywhere to make sure they are not there.  I haven't been a month in my apt and already I want to leave.  The problem is it's not the time for lots of apts because leases finish in June.  Someone told me G-d doesn't give us more than we can handle.....I say if he's listening I would like to have a break!!!

Onto this week's card for Digital Delights!  This week I used the image "Penny and Bear" with the Ticket Sentiments.  I colored her with promarkers.  Sometimes the lighting goes a little off with my camera when I have red.  The blending is much better IRL.  The papers are from My Mind's Eye (Lost & Found) 6x6 - Rosy.  All the Lost & Found series are stunning.  The flowers are from I Am Roses and the gems were colored with promarkers.  The inking is with distress inks.

Be sure to head on over to the Digital Delight blog to see what the rest of the team did as well as seeing the new challenge.  TFL and have a great weekend.  Most of you are probably preparing your kids for Back To School so enjoy the last few days before madness starts!!!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Digital Delights Aug.18

As most of you know I was on a little break so I could move.  Things got a little complicated when I found out I have cockroaches.  Yesterday they fumigated my place and sealed up all the holes.  I am happy to say since the holes were closed I haven't seen anymore.  I tried to remain calm but tried is the key word!  I was petrified!!!  This was the longest 20 days I have ever gone through.  The clean up is slow going because would you stick your arm in a cabinet knowing what could be there????  Crossing fingers this is the last time I see them. 

Ok so now for my card.  Since I haven't unpacked much of my scrappy stuff I am a little limited at the moment.  No cricut, no inks, mists, & fancy embellishments.  I did however unpack my cuttlebug and my punches were close at hand.  I used the sweet image "Briley And Her Balloons" which is colored with Promarkers (Letraset now has these ultra fine nibs for really small spaces and let me tell you they work within seconds of putting them on.  This is a must have and the nib is easily removeable so you can use the original point.)  The sentiment is also from Digital Delight and it is "Let's Party". Lucky me I had one pink button in my tool case.  The flowers were also easy to get to and they are from "I Am Roses".  The bigger flower I have no idea.  That cute bear charm is from Whimsey and they have a nice selection of charms at a really affordable price.  The papers are from Echo Park 6x6 pad - Country Drive.  Is it me or are their papers just getting more beautiful!  TFL and please visit the Digital Delight blog to see what the rest of the DT did and to see what the next challenge is!  Until next time!

Monday, August 15, 2011

I Am Back!!!

Hello everyone!!!  I survived the move.  It was a crazy few weeks.  Not to mention that after the first night in my new home I found out I have some pesky roommates!!!  Cockroaches!!!  I was devastated to say the least.  On top of that my landlord was on vacation and then came down with pneumonia.  On a happy note my place is being fumigated on Wednesday so I am hoping I will finally be able to enjoy my new home.  There was also a problem with the post as I didn't have a key to my lock and everything was being sent to a holding area.  Today was the first day that my mail carrier didn't have to ring my bell to let me have my mail.  I now have a new lock and key. :D  Fiou!

Today I finally have a new card to share with you.  My first card since the move.  Needless to say I have still some unpacking to do with all my scrappy stuff so no cricut cutting and no inking.  This is using the Aug.15 kit for Passion Collimagination.  Big sigh!!!  I used to live 5 minutes away and now I am on the other side of the world.  LOL.  Not really the other side but it's now quite a bit away.  No more biking there.

The kit consists of Basic Grey - Out Of Print Papers.  Gorgeous.  The stamp is from La La Land Crafts - Marci.  Isn't she just a doll?  I used Promarkers for coloring.  There is also ribbon, gems & prima fabric flowers.  TFL and be sure to pick up your kit at Passion before they all disappear.  I was told my last card/kit sold out in a day! :D