Monday, September 27, 2010

Feel Better (For Alexa) and a Card from Brady

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you had a great weekend! We had a fun one! :) D and I went to an 80's themed birthday party on Saturday night. That was really fun! And then on Sunday, we went to a dinner for his sister's birthday which was a good time.

I made this card for my friend Lauren Meader's daughter, Alexa, who is in the hospital with pneumonia. Ok, so Lauren and I aren't super close but the few times I've talked to her over email, she was SUPER nice and she's the first craft blog I started following. I adore that Lauren is constantly writing about her kids and I feel really drawn to Alexa's story. Ok, enough rambling.

I made this card using Taylored Expressions Sketch 129. I decided to try to color the Swiss Pixie to look like Alexa which in my world means she gets brown hair. :) Also, I know I need to stop with the tiny alphabet stickers but I can't. I think I need a 12 step program. And I'm entering this in the Flutter By Challenge, this week you can make a card with any winged thing!

While Parker naps, Brady comes in my office with me and hangs out. He mostly plays computer games on Nick Jr or Playhouse Disney. Sometimes he does puzzles. Then on RARE occasions, he asks to "make something." Last week, we had one of those days. He made a card for Nana and one for Daddy. They look pretty much the same. The image is TGF and the paper is DCWV.

Have a great day everyone! Thanks for stopping by!

Card Details:
Card Stock: Georgia Pacific
Patterned Paper: Basic Grey Olivia
Stamp: CC Designs Swiss Pixie
Coloring Medium: Copics
Misc: Spellbinders Nested Circles, Stickles Glitter Glue, Martha Stewart Border Punch, Darice Bling


  1. GET OUT--Brady's card is soooooooooooooo cute:) I would totally buy a set of his cards! SO FUN!

    And your card is FABULOUS--what a beautiful fairy girl! You colored her PERFECTLY!! LOVE IT! Great job:)

    So sorry to hear about your friend's little girl--prayers and thoughts are with her! That was really sweet of you to make a card for her! She will def. be blessed:)

  2. Aw! Look at him! What a cutie.

    Your card is so super sweet. I'm sure it's going to make Alexa feel a lot better. Which reminds me...I need to make one for her, too! EEP!

  3. LOVE Brady's card! He may be giving us all a run for our money in some upcoming challenges!!! I think we need to make him a permanent member of EIC too! :-)

    Super cute card! So sweet! I'm sure it will cheer Miss Alexa right up!