Thursday, June 21, 2012

Loved you then, love you still-------

Info to come. Uploading photos while cleaning. How cool am I?

Ok so last night got a little crazy. We bought a used dishwasher and my husband has been installing it for the past....oh 2 months and last night we were able to hook it up to the sink with all those connections. In his credit our sink pipes broke, and then our sink faucet broke and then the drain cracked. We ran into issues! Ran it, took forever, half way though cleaning it was an hour in so really....2 hours to wash dishes. Ate up so much water so very very loud and...yeah the dishes are disgusting and dirty.

Do not ever buy things like this used. They were replaced for a reason. I cried, lol. I wanted to have a dishwaser and that free time so badly. I never thought handwashing dishes would take so long, and I am so scared to leave any dishes in a sink thinking it will bring unwated bugs in for free food.  Anyways, back to handwashing. At least that only takes an hour or so and I know they are clean! But now I have all yesterdays dishes and all todays. Plus the mess from repairing the sink.   

So I am just now getting around to typing this up.  You may wonder with all that work why am I here typing this up.  I want to get this posted and then get to work.  Its on my mind and I can work better without thinking...."after this I will blog, what will I say..what photos to add etc.etc."

Below are the challenges I am entering.  I loved doing this layout, the colors were hard to work with at times but I am getting better at finding my style. I am somewhere between shabby and grunge. Actually I am fibbing, my style is "I wanna try that!" I just love to do all different things I guess. 1 tag 3 stickers and 3 metal embellishments------ Time after time.  I am new here and spending too much time looking at all the old entries and challenges! My new fav. Place!!--------


  1. Wow, this is fabulous! I love those gears and the clock. So rusty and vintage looking. Great card for a guy! Thanks for joining us this week at Sugar Creek Hollow. See you again soon.

  2. lovely creations thanks for sharing at Crafty Catz this week.

  3. A big welcome to CCCB, and I enjoy looking at your fabulous project too, thanks for playing along with us at City Crafter Challenge Blog!

  4. What an awful time you have been having, isn't it nice to be able to escape into crafting at times like this?

    Lovely layout, the clock face and cogs go so well together and you have done a great job of matching your papers. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  5. Oh, dear, I have been through those broken pipes and it is a big fun! I hope your problem is soon rectified! Your layout is lovely. I love the clock face and cogs and I think "I want to try that is also my style!" LOL! Thank you for joining us at ABC's challenge! Good luck and I hope we see more of your lovely work on the 1st!

  6. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Creatalicious

  7. Lovely, I really like the pocket and all those cogs. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

  8. Very Nicely done. I love all the elements.
    We would like to thank you for Entering Chocolate, Coffee, & Cards Challenge.
    Hugs from Tammy Ortiz - DT Digi Team for Chocolate, Coffee & Cards.

  9. Very cool!! Love that clock and all the little gears! Awesome!

    Sorry to hear about your dishwasher. Hopefully you will get a new one real soon and be back to having a little more free time for yourself!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


  10. This is so awesome!! Love the clock and gears!! The sentiment is fabulous!! Thanks so much for playing along at Paper Playtime :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts
    Paper Playtime DT

  11. This is stunning, I love the distressing and so many wonderful details. Your sentiment in beautiful.

    hugs Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with the Simon Says Stamp challenge.

  12. Yikes, so sorry about the dishes thing. I find once I get started doing them by hand, it's not so bad. The hard part is getting started!

    This is a great layout - I love all the elements. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  13. Love this! It's a mixture of grunge, steampunk and vintage all in one and it looks FAB! Sorry about your escapade with your dishwasher and sink. Hope it gets sorted out soon. Thanx for joining us at CC&CC, come back again soon! Aloha.

  14. This is really cool, thanks for joining us at DICC! :)

  15. I like the way your card turned out.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

  16. Great style! Shabby/grunge is a favorite of mine. Thanks for participating in the Creative Belli Challenge.

  17. Great card, I love the hidden tag! Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenges!