Brrrr it was cold yesterday at 14 degrees, but watch out for today for it was a heat wave at 40! Those 26 degrees makes a big difference to Simba and Bailey though when we go outside. Yesterday was "hurry up and pee!" and today we stayed out for a bit longer. How's come dogs have to sniff everything, including the air when the pee??? They put their nostrils up and sniff to the right, sniff to the left, sniff the ground here and over there...come on guys, I am freezing! Bailey esp. oh my gosh, Simba can pee, play a little and run back to the door and there's Bailey still sniffing away.
Were you wondering why I used Green Acres for the title of my posting today!?! When I saw "Retro Crew"and "Street Views" rubber stamp sets, designed by Victoria Case exclusively for SCACD, the "Green Acres" theme song sprung to mind. Now, I know those under the age of 40 probably have no clue what I am talking about so here is the original show opening from way back when!! Watching TV was so simple back in the day. You had 3 main stations, plus educational and PBS! And, let me tell ya, the stations didn't keep getting flipped by dear hubby with a remote control!! Nope, if you wanted the channel changed you got up off that couch and did it manually on the TV! LOL how many times did you sit there and watch something you normally wouldn't watch just b/c you didn't want to get up and change the station? Guilty!!
Anyhow, I wanted to make a project with all the imageson the same card, box etc., but because of their sizes, I decided to go with the cards and will send them to my g/f who moved from city to the country and misses the city big time. Not me, I have lived city and country and I will take country any day!! Less traffic, everyone is not in a super huge rush and everyone knows your name!! Where ever you went people greeted you with your first name rather it was the bank, post office, grocery store any where in town and it was nice! I surely miss it!
On this card I used City View and Sass and Swager. I sponge Memento inks to create the sky and copics to color the images. I applied to Stickles to her shirt to glitz it up and Diamond Glaze to some of the buildings and her outfit to make them shiny. The Diamond Glaze blended some of my shadowing and highlights but it is still very pretty!
Stamp: Coutore Avenue! You have to love the store in the middle!! I am sure Eva Gabor didn't frequent stamp stores, but I wouldn't be surprise she visited Couture Avenue!
The next card is using one of Victoria Cass Digi Images. Unfortunately, VC will not be doing any more digi's b/c her copyright laws were often violated. Isn't it a shame how some ruin it for others? I love this image with her sexy shorts and cowboy hat! The sun was created by punching a circle and masking the area while sponging the background and sponging the sun with Memento Dandelion.
We're back to "City Views" again! I stamped using Delicata which is a non-tarnishing metallic gold ink pad. . It dries naturally and is so shinny, without heat embossing it.
So my friends this is how I came up with Green Acres!!