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Monday, October 26, 2009

I Want My Mummy!

Sometime in September I saw someone had made an adorable card using this mummy. They said they got it at Michael's. Well, I stopped at my local Michael's stores and didn't find this mummy. Earlier this month we were up in Duluth, MN and I begged hubby to stop at the Michael's store near the Miller Hill Mall. He's such a nice guy and it really didn't take much begging at all. I was looking around and found their bin with the wood mount dollar stamps. I told him I was looking for a mummy one and if he finds it to let me know. He was looking through the stamps there with me and he found it!!! I was SO thrilled! I told him it was the exact one I was looking for and I told him I HAD to get it!

Now I've had this stamp for over 3 weeks now and had not used it yet. See how bad I HAD to have it? LOL SO Friday night I was playing with it and this is the card I came up with. I used one of the SplitCoastStampers Sketch Challenge layouts for it. I have an album with ALL of them in it and I just open it up and find a layout that has the focal part of the card the size of the stamp I'm going to be using and I just go from there. I am SO glad I printed them out and put them in the album. It makes finding a layout so much easier.

I had some retired Stampin' Up! decorative paper that I was glad I could use on here. It was just what the card needed! And the little bat was an added extra. It is a die cut that I got a while back. I set it on the corner and I saw that you could see the yellow through one eye so I placed the bat just right on the corner so both eyes looked yellow. It saved me from having to put a piece of card stock behind the eyes to give them some color! I added the ribbon to the left side. It was open and in great need of "something" and that piece of ribbon was just that "something" the area needed. It's a simple enough of a card too! Gotta LOVE that!

Thank you SO much for visiting today,
Wanda

4 comments:

Avril Ann said...

Wenda love this Card, the MUMMY is fab, and yes we all gotta "Have it NOW" thank goodness for great hubbies.....Hugs Avril xxxx

lisa808 said...

Cute image and card.

Snowbeltmom said...

Cute card and great idea about printing out the sketches to keep handy.

Sara said...

LOL, he is worth the extra stop for;) very cute image.