Saturday, April 13, 2013

Hangin' Out


If you missed my scrapbook layout for TSG Stampbook Saturday
that posted earlier today, you can click here.

     It's super quiet in bloggie land today, but if you're like me, you've been outside soaking up the sun and greenery of spring. Ahhhhhhhhh......  I just popped back inside for a drink of cold water and thought I'd go ahead and post this card while I was here.
     I ADORE the Girlfriends!!!!!!!!!!!  These ladies from Art Impressions Stamps just crack me up and they are so much fun to color.  AI is having a special "Girlfriends" challenge this week and my wonderful friends at City Crafter Challenge are celebrating their third birthday.  Thought Kirsty and the gals might like this one.  I'd also like to enter this in the challenges at:

Stampin' for the Weekend--friendship
Papercraft Star--use a stamp
Marker Pop--anything goes


     I usually make 5.5" x 5.5" cards but had to go to a 6" x 6" for this one cause the stamp itself is 5.5" wide.  It's CAS but you really don't want to take too much away from this bunch of cackling hens.
     The sentiment comes from AI.  I don't have the stamp for it so I just printed it out from my computer and added the Happy Birthday part.  Their stamp is a lot more elaborate.
     Hope these girls give you a laugh when you come in from however you spent your Saturday.  I'm going back out to do some weeding and give my car a bath.
     Happy spring Saturday!

Supplies:  Paper--My Mind's Eye "Handsome Boy", Bazzill, Recollections, Copic XPress-it Blending card; Stamp--Art Impressions "Comfy On Couch"; Ink--Copics; Tools--sewing machine; Miscellaneous--Michael's ribbon, flower, and button; Kraft Outlet Hang Tag String

45 comments:

  1. Which one is you, Tracy?! What a fantastic image and I love how you've coloured them in too - fab papers!

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  2. I agree, these are some of the most fun images ever and your card is designed so beautifully! Enjoy your warm temps; we're back to cold. I have high hopes it will get warm soon, LOL!

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  3. Ha! I am coloring this same stamp up in Oregon State U colors today-love yours!!

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  4. Absolutely love this one, Tracy! You picked awesome colors and papers and the clean design really makes the fun stamp come alive! Fab coloring!

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  5. Hehe, Tracy, this is such a fun card! Love the image, your coloring and especially the sentiment :-) Hope you have a lovely Sunday as well :-)

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  6. How brilliant is that image! Fabulous colouring and I love the sentiment. Gorgeous papers too.
    Hugs Sue xx

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  7. Loving these adorable girlfriends. I always like to choose which one is me....lol

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  8. How great is this! Fab card Tracy, Jo x

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  9. This gals make me laugh just looking at them laughing. Love the colours you chose for them and for the background papers. So fun!

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  10. Oh my gosh...this is great, Tracy!!!

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  11. LOL! Really love that sentiment, and what a great image!

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  12. Oh Wow I am loving the wonderful character you have captured here. Awesome design and colouring too.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  13. Tracy I love this!! Laugh out loud hilarious!!! Such fun to start my day. Great layout and papers, love it! Hugs, Wends x

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  14. I am really loving the design of this card , it is just so fun, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  15. OMG, I love the image but the sentiment made me stop to comment, Love it :) hope you are having a good week :)

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  16. LOL this just makes me smile Tracy...LOVE it :) Enjoy your gardening!
    Hugs xx

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  17. A beautiful card with a super fun stamp! A lovely design and colours and fab colouring! hugs, Marlies

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  18. Oh Tracy!! This image makes me want to jump in immediately, lol! Such a happy couple they are! I soooooo love this card, from the image to the fab sentiment. You clever girl!! Hugs, Ira
    irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

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  19. LOVE this card, Tracy!! Definitely made me smile! Your coloring just made these 'girls' come alive and really shows their pure happiness! GORGEOUS card!!

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  20. I can't stop smiling! This is a perfect friendship card. I looked at each one of the ladies, they are hilarious!! Your coloring of the image is superb, and the design perfect as always.
    Hugs, Kathya

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  21. WOW, fabulous card using this fun image. Love it all. Pat K x

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  22. OMG!! I love this card and I LOVE the AI's Girlfriends too!! They are just like my friends and myself...LOL! Love the papers and the AMAZING coloring too! Hugs, Ivonne

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  23. Big stamp, but a fabulous card..

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  24. Oh Tracy, this card made me laughing immediately, too funny!

    Hugs, Franz.

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  25. wow gorgeous card Tracy, and such fantastic colouring - as always! love the card!
    Kim x

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  26. Tracy, this is just awesome! Love the livingroom with it's bunch of friends! They are such a treasure!

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  27. What a super card! You have such an eye for color, so beautiful colors in this. I also love the daisy with the button -really cute.

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  28. Such a funny card, Tracey! I love it and your beautiful coloring!

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  29. So funny! I LOVE this image and sentiment! Thanks so much for sharing in our Birthday celebration this week at CCCB :-)

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  30. Adorable card, love the sentiment. Fabulous coloring as always! Thanks for playing with us at Papercraft Star!

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  31. Awe Tracy so good to see you at the Papercraft Star!!!! Those stamps are so funny! This card came out so cute. Love seeing your work!

    Big Hugs and a happy smile,
    Anitra

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  32. Oh this is fabulous for our challenge at CCCB ... I'm trying to work out which one is me? Lol!! Many thanks for playing at CCCB this week!

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  33. Wonderful, that really is the best stamp ever, love it!
    Hugs Mau xx

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  34. So fabulous, so fun! Love those adorable ladies, and love the scene you made for them. Looks straight out of their living room. Genius!

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  35. Oh my gosh... I just love this card. That image is too fun.. Love it.

    Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CCCB!

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  36. hahaha, such a funny card Tracy, love it!! Thank you for playing along with us at CCCB! Hugs, Wendy

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  37. This is stunning!
    Such a funny card:)
    Lovely image and sentiment. And your colouring is fantastic.
    Hugs, Heidi:)

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  38. Oh how fun... love these girls! Gorgeous papers, too!

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  39. After looking at both cards, I decided this one is my favorite! This image is soooo funny, I have to have it too! Great coloring Tracy, even those tiny details and choice of colors for every clothing item is just perfect!
    Thanks for the inspiration!
    Hugs, Iulia

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  40. LOL, Love this Tracy!! What a Super image! These gals are a Hoot!! So which one are you Sweet Crafty Lady? ;-)

    Hugs
    Shannon

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  41. LOL!! Fabulous card, my friend! I bet it was loads of fun to color! :o)

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  42. I've had my head up a cupcake the past week and I'm sorry I didn't comment on this earlier!! The rollers and bunny slippers fit me to a T as I am the envy of Wal-Mart shoppers when I arrive..LOL.
    Awesome card Hick...your sense of humor never fails. LOVE THIS!
    hugs,
    Twang

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  43. Congrats on the win at Art Impressions , this card is so awesome , I love your coloring those girlfriends are so fun to color and create with .. Awesome card !!

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  44. I have this image and love it and I am gobsmacked by what you've done with it! Talk about inspired!!

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  45. Wow Tracey I adore this super fun image and the beautiful card you made with it x I hope that all girls/women have this fun relationship I know I have and I cherish it x
    Thanks for playing along with us at stampin' for the weekend & good luck hun x
    ((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

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