I had to try my hand at the Vellum Debossing Challenge that was posted last week on Split Coast Stampers. I don't usually participate in this type of challenge but I had a whole package of vellum cardstock sitting on my craft table that was crying out to be used. Actually more like whimpering since it had been neglected for a very long time. :)
For details on how to deboss click the link in the above paragraph. Although I did deviate from the instructions in that I colored the image with markers before debossing (kind of a mistake but I like how it turned out). The rest of the card should be self-explanatory, but if not shoot me a message.
All images copyright Stampin' Up!. Stamps: Time For You, Rough Texture wheel. Paper: Old Olive, Chocolate Chip, River Rock, Bashful Blue, Vellum cardstock. Ink: Black StazOn, River Rock Classic, Pixie Pink marker, Chocolate Chip marker, More Mustard marker, Regal Rose marker, Old Olive marker. Other: vintage brads, stylus, River Rock double-stitched ribbon, Old Olive poly-twill ribbon, Stampin' dimensionals.
Okay, now that I have bribed you with a really pretty card maybe someone can help me with a rather... ummm... stinky situation I need to deal with. Does anyone know of any humane methods to convince the neighborhood cat to quit using my flowerbed as a litter box? You know the flower bed that is right outside my bedroom window. The one that now produces a rather unpleasant smell whenever the sun shines or the temperature rises beyond freezing (luckily isn't often at the moment since I live in MI). A smell so strong that it actually penetrates through the little tiny cracks around the window and filters into my bedroom. And then ambushes me as I walk into my bedroom all sleepy and ready for some good zzzzsss. Gag! A smell that had me sniffing every nook and cranny of my room trying to figure out where it was coming from. And then after several weeks of investigative work (how I know the weather outside was a factor) and a melting of snow around said flower bed I finally find the proof of what I have been smelling... outside... in multiple places... right next to my window... NASTY! Needless to say I am asking myself why I decided to redo my flower bed last summer, because apparently all I managed to do was create a super deluxe kitty box. Ick... so any suggestions would be appreciated!