you use your INDEX finger, of your dominant hand-until you SMASH it, in between the door!

I cannot tell you how bad that HURT! I actually got nauseous! I huge chunk of my pretty little finger, came off :C UGH! Let me tell you typing-OUCH! Just a continuous THROB!

I don’t even want to think of how my injury will affect my STAMPING! Oh, the horror.

My make up-lets just say the eyeliner looks like I let Amber put it on, and my mascara-definitely in honor of the late Tammy Faye – Baker!!

My hair-well that was a sight-its pretty long, and Jason had to comb it-double ouch! I now think I have the beginnings of Dread Locks. My curly hair is so not happy right now.

AND I cant button my own pants-I know TOO MUCH INFO there!

You really don’t realize HOW much you use that ONE silly little finger till its out of commission. I type awful as it is. I am now hen pecking the right side of the keyboard with my middle finger. Given how “chatty” I am-that is quite the workout 😀 Spell check is going to be saying the same thing, as I get a MORON alert emailed to me after they review this post! LOL!

Today is the Saturday Sketch. I have been on a MOJO HIGH!! I’m so on a roll! Wait till you see the Papertrey Ink release!! WOW!!! That kicked my creativity into HIGH gear! I have a bunch of great stuff done for that-so you will obviously have to wait a little to view the fruits of my labor.

Anyway-this week I have some great projects to share. Love my colors and layouts this week! Plus new stuff I bought! Can you say Spender Bender? Um, YEAH!!! More on that this week.

I LOVE my sketch this week! I was driving home from getting Daisy from the groomer’s and saw a sign for a T-Shirt place. I drive by it SO much but for some reason this day I noticed that it just had this logo that caught my eye, and inspired my design!

—>HERE is the logo

Now here is the sketch!

Embrace Happiness!

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See-inspiration is EVERYWHERE! I know MY design is a little different than the logo, but it was my starting place!

I do have another great take to create with this sketch that JUST hit me! Maybe Ill do it today (finger problem deciding), and post it later!

I felt REALLY happy when creating this card, and I think my mood is reflected by my choices for it.

The sentiment from Mixed Messages-Embrace Happiness was exactly what I was feeling. I believe that happiness is something you need to accept, and search out! We make our own happiness possible. By the life we live, the choices we make, and the way we look at things.

This sketch takes your eye from the corner of the card, to the focal point.

I LOVE circles-and using them in my designs.

I also LOVE butterflies-as you all know! They make me SOOO happy!

So I used Butterfly Kisses for this (my very first PTI set). To get the well blended look-I always use glossy white card-stock, then blend my ink choices. It really makes the colors blend SO well together, EASILY!

I went to a local area Stamp store and got some DELICIOUS  Paper Salon paper-Sweet Shoppe (and a million other yummies!!!) I LOVE pink and chocolate combined-so this was PERFECT!!

I highlighted the circle focal point by using the dotted image from Borders and Corners circle set. It also continue’s the dots from my butterfly!

The large choc. circle is my nestibilities :D. I puncheda large flower- 2 x’s and layered it. I then added a Bazzill flower in the center. I put my butterfly smack in the center! Like it just landed there!

I LOVE the By Definition set by Stampin Up! I think it is a great purchase for a timeless set. I have already felt it to be worth every penny! If you are on the fence I say go for it!!! Dont I always though? LOL!

OK my finger is KILLING me, so I need to run!

I hope you get to try the sketch! Its a great one to flip on the side too. I kept it pretty clean so you can feel free to embellish as you wish without feeling restricted!

 Send us a link here if you do try it out, so we can all see your take on it!

I also want to share my NEW SIGNATURE!!! See end of my post 😀

Thanks to Katie’s blog-Check it out –>HERE. She ROCKS!

OK Im off-

Till later-or tomorrow!