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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Life is a test...

Yup, I've been missing!  My new job coming up has me preparing to be out of town for a week and arranging for family to come stay at my house with my son, etc., etc., etc. Seriously, lots to do!

So this card I'm posting is actually fitting for my frame of mind...

I re-posted this card for Amy's Flashback Friday Challenge:  
'your first paper pieced card'.  
I 'paper-pieced' the television screen and this card is the furthest back that I found with paper-piecing
...this card was posted at SCS HERE on November 1, 2007! 

It was for a Chalk it Up Challenge: I used the technique "crinkled chalk", by using cellophane wrap and crinkling it, then inking it with the chalk to get that background.

Flashback Friday Challenges 
You still have time to play, so click on this badge above to take you there!
To play...all you need to do is find your first paper-pieced card and RE-POST in a new post and link it up!
Amy's challenges are so fun and all of her guest designers have been fantastic!  
YOU WILL have fun!

Jen W is the fabulous Guest Designer who came up with this months' paper-piecing can visit her blog here too: 
JENerally Speaking.

Julie Smith is the sponsor for this challenge...check out her blog 
and I just discovered she has a shop too!

Have a fantastic week...I've got to go check out Julie's shop now...see ya!


Rose said...

so good to see you back :)

love this card and that sentiment made me laugh :)

onecraftymama said...

I can only imagine it's perfect for you right now! So much to do, but it'll all go smoothly :)

~amy~ said...

Whatta perfect the sentiment and the TV!!! Sounds like the new job has you really busy...congrats!!!!!! Thanks so much for playing with us at Flashback Friday!!!!

Lisa Arana said...

good luck with your travels. adore this look back!

Jen W. said...

Aww! Thanks for the shout-out! Love this funky card and the result of that cool technique. Must try that one of these days... Hope everything goes smoothly for you while you're away. Safe travels!