I finally found a little time to stamp last night and today. Laila has been taking some decent naps so I've had a bit of free time. I'm sure I could have been folding laundry, but that just didn't seem as fun. ;) I combined two challenges for this project, the inspiration photo at Stampin' Celebration and the sketch from the Paper Players. I finished it too late to link with the sketch challenge, but I wanted to note that I used it anyway.
Kinda bright there, huh? I hope I didn't hurt your eyes. I needed some cheery colors this week, so that's why the inspiration picture was so perfect for me. The Brights collection is my favorite by far; they are just so happy. I made this for a special friend in Maryland who I haven't talked to nearly enough lately. She's been going through a lot of tough times, so I'm hoping it will cheer her up. My card was very inspired by a sample in the upcoming annual catalog. ;) There's some fun new stuff in there but also some great samples to make the carried over products fresh and fun.
I want to thank all of you who emailed about my mom. I don't think they've even thought about going to the post office yet, but I can't wait to hear from her when your cards begin arriving. This month will be so hard for her as Granny's birthday is the day after Mother's Day. I have been talking with her every day to make sure she's hanging in there and we already booked a flight for her to come down next month to see Laila. I don't really know what else I can do from 18 hours away, but I'm trying... Granny will surely be missed. My mom is one of sixteen kids, so there's a lot of family out there missing her.
Jason's co-worker got this cute outfit for Laila so I had to snap some pictures of her in it this week so he could show her off wearing it.