Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Exciting News

Excitement at Patti J.'s house...

...DH and I bought a 32' camper yesterday! Wahoo! Hopefully, when he has to travel, we can travel together now. We are looking forward to spending some quality time together. Life is just too short for us not to spend as much time as possible together! We have to get a 5th wheel hitch put on our truck, have the brakes checked out, etc., so it will be maybe 1.5 weeks before we are ready to boogie! We are very excited!
I have a couple of fun cards to show today. The first card is for the color challenge this week at Stamp TV...yellow and green. I've chosen to use the free downloadable green and yellow papers from Stamp TV, and Theresa Momber's oh so fun set, "Hang in There". All coloring is with pencils and LOMS. Don't you just love this little frog?

I will also enter this darling frog at Craftalicious challenge: Cute Card

This next card was a birthday card for dear BIL. He turned 62 yesterday. The stamps are from Skipping Stones, and I think this set is just too cute. There are other sentiments included, so you will be seeing it here again! The fun hand is from a set by Pink Paislee, 365 Degrees, that I won in Stephanie Castro's fabulous blog candy last month! You will also be seeing more of these stamps - they are wonderful!

We also got one more row of tiles up on the wall last night - slowly but surely! Ugh...but I ate pizza. BIG honkin' slices of supreme pizza - TWO of them. Sigh.... but I've done better again today! And I'm not weighing here anymore at all - I'll do that only at W.Watchers on Thurs. nights.

The picture above is terrible, but it gives you an idea of what we are doing on the backsplashes.

That's all I have today! Hope your Tuesday is wonderful, and that you are finding lots of crafting time. I have some painting to do in the kitchen tomorrow, but will be back at some point in the day to check on all of you!

Patti J.

Food for thought:
Why do they call it a running back, when he is running forward???


Iris said...

Oh those cards are fabulous! Love the froggy!

And, you gotta have pizza sometime!


A Consuming Passion said...

Great cards Patti! You coloured the frog beautifully!
Ooh great excitement in your house with the new - 'home', what fun you'll have getting it ready to go.
Remember to save a cupboard for your crafting on the go stuff!

Georgia said...

I can't wait to hear about your traveling adventures! My husband and I entertained the idea of getting one a few years ago. When I bought my VW station wagon, we decided it was close enough. lol

Nikki Schmaltz said...

Oh my son will be so jealous. He asked when we were getting a bigger camper. I hope you have so much fun! We love to camp. Your cards are fabulous and I LOVE that tile. Beautiful!

CraftinGranny said...

How exciting!!!! You'll have to take a laptop with you so you don't miss out on anything.
Great cards and I love the sentiment on the BD card. I'm sure he loved it as well.
Happy traveling!
"Hugs" Carol

Crystal said...

WOOOOHOOO What exciting news on the camper..That is AWESOME!!!! You guys will have sooo much fun traveling!!!

Your cards are fabulous sooo glad you got some crafting done with all the new excitement teehee...FABBY creations sweetie!

Rufus said...

Oh what fun you're going to have! Love your cards, aren't skipping stones such fun! I've got that set and use it a lot. Always gets a laugh. LOVE what you're doing with the backsplash! That's going to be gorgeous when you get it done.

Dawnll said...

That froggy is stinkin cute! Great card and coloring.
Wow maybe you can come and craft at my house while you are travelin!
Hey I weighed in tonight 4.4 this week, I was so excited! We had a wedding this last Saturday and I didn't keep track of my points at all that day and night.Let me know how your week went.

Jessie said...

Congratulations on your camper Patti! That's so cool! Your cards are awesome and your tiles are beautiful!

The Other Patti Sue said...

Happy campin GF! Love your cards... and really love your tile!

Melisa Waldorf said...

You have been very busy! Congrats on the camper. Sounds like there will be lots of memory making opportunities in your future. The frog is toooo cute, but that card for your BIL is crackin' me up. I love what you put on the inside!!

Stef H said...

what fabulous cards!!!

now head on out to sandwich illinois - especially at fair time - like the 1st wk in sept. and i can meet you guys!!! would be fun!!!

hugs :)

Lynne in NI said...

Fab cards Patti - your BIL's one is hilarious!
And how cool to get a camper, my DH would love one!
Lovin your kitchen tiles too - you'll have to give us the full pic of your kitchen after the painting. I know what its like (we did ours about 2 years ago) and it seems to take forever before its actually totally finished!

Beth Norman said...

Congratulations on the purchase of your trailer. How fun is that?!

Your cards are adorable. I couldn't help but think of you seeing all those frogs on your camping travels--LOL. And I guess that mini card is too mini for pulling your trailer.

Your tile is awesome. I am partial to travertine myself.



Carol said...

Oh, you will have so much fun in your RV! We have been living in ours for a year now and I am living proof that you can stamp in an RV. You have a big mess when everything is out, but it is fun!! Happy travels, maybe we will run into each other somewhere!!! :*)

gina g said...

Gorgeous cards. Thanks for joining us at Craftalicious for this weeks challenge. luv gina xx

Unknown said...

Great cards

Thanks so much for playing along with us at Craftalicious

Jan x