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July 1, 2012

CAS-ual Fridays CFC59 ~ Round and Round

Sunday salutations!

I hope everyone is having/had a great weekend!  Sunday is getting long in the tooth.

I had time to make a quick card for this week's CAS-ual Fridays Challenge (59) which is to use 2 circles in your Clean and Simple design.


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I hope you will get a chance to join in the challenge!  So many circles reside in your stamp drawers.  Twirl round and round in your craft room a couple times and take a peek, you'll see!

Here is the stamp with two circles that I choose to spotlight:

My sunflower couple used a leettle bit too much Coppertone in the makeup room at the Playhouse.  That's okay, it just makes them look really summery!

The neighbors behind us have volunteer sunflowers growing along the fence.  I climbed up and stood on the garden wall and held the camera over my head so I could show you my inspiration.  Knowing I'm no tinkle toes, that was not the smartest thing I've ever done, but Oh! Snap! I got it done without injury. 

In other news relative to the Blogger Blues, I want to thank Pauline, who linked me to Carole, who linked me to information about how Mr. Blogger and Mr. Picasa went out drinking one night and decided the screwiest way they could to download your photos so that (hic) when you uploaded them, downloaded copies were made, uploads were then down(hic)uploaded onto loading dock albums you didn't (hic) even know you had, bits turned into gigs, and they both got so loaded they needed to call a taxi.  I hope four taxis came and they got charged for what they thought was going to be a free ride!

Mister and I made up, sat down, and had a few cold ones to forgot all about it.  Here he is with the shirt to prove it:

That sentiment just karacks me up!! 

In all the excitement, two new crafters joined our party!  Please welcome S'andra V. of Oh MY SCRAPS! and my new BFF, Pauline P. of Craft Obsession!  Thank you, lassies!

Enjoy!   As always, thank you for stopping by to visit.   Special thanks to you if you take the time to join as a follower or leave a comment!

Paper:  PTI white
Stamp:  Stempendous! L072 Sunflower Faces
Ink:  Prismacolor pencils
Baker's Twine, Pop Dots, MS glitter glue
Cuttlebug and EF


Victoria said...

Ha ha, love the Mister's t-shirt! Fab stamp - and you've even used twine - extra brownie points for you!

Anonymous said...

SUNFLOWERS! One of my favorite type of flower :) Love how you incorporated the two circles!

shirley-bee said...

This card is so sweet, Darnell! Love the coordinated twines. I won't be showing Mister's T-shirt to Himself ...

Irene said...

Hi Darnell

I love your card, espe4cially the sunflowers as they are my favourite flower, the fces are brilliant.

Thank you for your kind comment on my blog.

Suze Bain said...

Love your cheerful sunflowers and can you please send some sunshine over here! xx

Brenda said...

Great card! BTW I love your playhouse!

Redanne said...

Hi Darnell, love the sunflowers on your card (and the one in your neighbours garden too) and the twine, it looks good. Love Mister's shirt too, so funny! A x

Andria said...

LOL that t-shirt is fantastic :), made me chuckle. Lovely card, I adore sunflowers, I'm growing some myself but the british summertime has been a complete washout so far this year and they're not doing to well :(. Gorgeous cheery card though.

Bonnie said...

Sounds like a fun party! Love the sunflowers, stamped and real!

Kim Heggins said...

Adorable card...so happy you were not injured in your photo taking. Love the little guys wearing their coppertone too, just too cute.

Unknown said...

Super cute card and beautifu inspiration. Glad nobody was injured during the process. Great T-Shirt..made me laugh.

Lynn said...

I think I need that shirt for my hubby too! Cracks me up! Love your gorgeous sunflower card...and yes...how many circles can a girl have? Obviously lots! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Jean said...

Love your cheery tanned sunflowers and your placement of the twine.

Deb said...

Love those adorable circles! Beautiful sunflowers, Darnell! Thanks for playing along this week at CAS-ual Fridays!