Sunday, July 17, 2011

Crafty Secrets Splitcoast Stampers Challenge

Hi friends!  WOW!  It seems like the week has passed so quickly and deadlines are creeping up quickly.  A bit of an update for all you beautiful bloggers who have asked about our progress.  I have the best news..my hubby’s skid loader was in the big barn when it collapsed, so we’d been unable to start major clean up.  BUT..he got it out from under the barn and it has some damage but not major.  So we’ve been cleaning up down trees and grain bins.  Thanks again for all your well wishes and prayers Smile
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Over at Splitcoast Stampers, Dar’s challenge is Christmas in July!  We’ve been having some pretty warm days here in Iowa with temps today reaching 92 and it’s nice to think of a much cooler season!
I used the “Creating with Vintage Patterns” CD by Crafty Secrets.  I just love the papers on this CD!  The sweet Santa and Postcard image are also Crafty Secrets.  Be sure to check in tomorrow because I’m going to be giving away this CD and some new Mini Vintage Creative Scraps!  Woo-Hoo!

9 comments:

Sandy Davis said...

Thats great news Jan, that skid loader is going to be a big help for you guys in clean up!
Beautiful card. Love that Santa image.

artistamyjo said...

Love Santa !
So glad things are looking up and sorry you had to go through all that.
93 thet say today and looks hot for several days to come.
Hugs

craftattack said...

Glad you are getting to grips with clearing up. Lovely card, Hugs Valerie

KarinsArtScrap said...

I love your vintage card jan, they always are so beautiful.
lovely picture.
hope you are doing well out there.

greetings karin

busymartha said...

You know me with Crafty Secrets! Your card is so adorable, where is the year going? It's going to be Christmas before we know it! Take care, Marilyn

Marlynn said...

Jan - so sorry about the troubles you all have been going through. Glad it is looking up. Love your Santa - the CD is very intriguing! Blessings, xoxo

1CardCreator said...

I'm so happy you are able to start the clean up. It must be frustrating not to be able to do much when you have all that work to do! Love the Santa card, no idea how you found time to make it! Take care sweets.

Audrey Pettit said...

OH! I just LOVE this card, Jan! Gorgeous! Absolutely gorgeous!
So, so glad you're making some progress on the clean-up, too. I know that's got to be a nice feeling.

Netty said...

Wow thats great news Jan.
Smashing Christmas card, x