Friday, April 11, 2014

MRL-YRL

Friends with Flare
I wanted to use silver paper for the back ground, the only thing I had to work with was the TH foil sheets.  I tried piling of the back and putting on the paper.  That did not work.  So I just cut it with the back on.  The nice thing I learned when experimenting here is you can emboss on the foil adhesive backed sheets rather easily.  They curl a little but than go back to being flat.  I am going to save that for another FWF day.  

Any way here is a card I made for my "MRL"-my reason for living.  haha-in case if you have not guess yet, that is my husband.  I answered the phone when he called me one day-"YRL".  He said "what does that stand for?" "Your reason for living," I replied.  He said I should answer "Hello MRL"[my reason for living]and it has now become quit a little joke between us. This is how we answer the phone now most of the time. While a card that says "you are my sun, stars and moon is just a little over the top, it is true.  Well sort of true, it is hard to be some ones sun, moon and stars with three kids, tons of relatives, a dog, a cat, work,  and sports activities that is a little bit of not the truth.  He always says I am the planet and the the kids and he just orbit around me.  Hmmm, a planet, that is almost as good as being queen. I'll take that.


Supplies
stamps- Unity KOTM Be your Own Kind of Beautiful
This kit is not on sale right now but they are having an amazing Garage sale right now.  You must grab a SMAK or KOTH form 2012 or 2013.  I got 2!
Unity Stamps Garage Sale
Ink- Versa Mark
embossing powder- AC Zing white
gems- Memory Makers
sequences- American Crafts
foil-Ranger
card stock- Bazzill

Have a great weekend.  I hope you are someones planet too. Baseball season is here.  So get out and enjoy the weather and a hot dog. Go Twins and De Islanders.

LB


12 comments:

  1. GREAT blog post ! You made me giggle. Your card is cool. The sequins are perfect on it!

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  2. Very pretty chalkboard card.

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  3. Awesome card! You are too funny! I do happen to be my dh's planet right now. He had nerve damage after hip replacement and he's dealing with nerve pain and foot numbness. Anyway, great seeing you on FWF!

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  4. Hahaha, what a fun post! Enjoyed reading it! Love love love the black and silver. Such a pretty card!

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  5. Oh, I really like this night time look with these stamps. Very cool. :)

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  6. I saw this posted a couple of places, and I just love it!

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  7. I love your post- made me smile and love the black and white- it's so striking!

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  8. LB, I absolutely ADORE your card! Sweet and beautiful, all at the same time! So glad you are joining us regularly for FWF now - yay! Sounds like you and your hubby have picked "real winners" for your spouses. :)

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    1. BTW, I just had to "pin" your card, too. :) Love that sentiment!!!

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  9. Great card and...great story :)

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  10. Very pretty! Your post made me smile!

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