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Wednesday Wowzer {ippity} Time

22 Aug
Today I have a fun card I have made with a special friend in mind to give this to.
This is for a friend who lives locally and works harder than most women I know.
She is quiet and has been known to hide behind produce to avoid talking to people, but I can say I have been lucky enough to go out to Ice Cream with her, so it’s safe to say, we are beyond the hiding behind the produce stage:)
I am using the set called SIMPLY HOME for this card.  While making this card, I thought of my friend Brooke, for so many reasons.  She runs her own farm, she posts the most hilarious things sometimes about her adventures on the farm, she works with the local search and rescue team(I don’t know if I got the term right, sorry), she is a wonderful cook, a wonderful mom, wife and a devoted and loving daughter of god.
The phrase on the card says “Life is Simple.”  I thought of that, and physically life in far from simple for Brooke.  But it is important for you to know, that she is the kind of person that would tell you that if you just break life down to the basics, such as Living for and Loving God and finding Joy in something every day, then you could say that yes, “Life is Simple.” ….and that is why this card inspired me to think and write about Brooke and make this just for her!
So there you have it..a little peek into the life of someone I know!
I’ll give this to her as is…so she can just have it in her home, or if she feels like giving it someone at some point..she can!
I hope you liked my story…
Special kudos goes to Cheery Lynn Designs for the dies I used on this card also!

Wednesday Wowzer Time

25 Jul
Maybe I’ve said this before, but sometimes I make something and I’m just giddy about the finished product!
Today is one of those days!
This is the card I have made for I Heart {ippity}
Have you ever had a need for a card to give to a friend that’s not really a sorry card but more like a Murphy’s Law card, Luck of the Draw card, Guilt by Association card?
This is one of types of occasions.
I am using the set called: Simply Home.
I have paired the set up using Pink Paislee’s Hometown Summer Paper.  The fun thing about this card is the sarcastic humor.  This sweet phrase says: “Life is Simple”
But the occasion I am giving this card, to a friend, for contradicts that, so when you open the doors to the house, it says, “yeah, right!”
Lots of machine sewing and fun details went into this card, since it is Wednesday and I am expected to WOW you!!
I had a ton of fun making this and it was well worth losing quality sleep over!
I hope you have enjoyed this fun card today, this has been Jeannie with The Polka Cabana.
Have a great Wednesday.
I made this card based on sketch #CC40 and will be entering it in that challenge.
Here is the sketch.

I Heart {ippity} Wednesday Wowzer

18 Apr
My post is late today as I was awaiting the right amount of sunshine to take my picture.  I had the card all ready to go, when MARMALADE..the neighbors cat decided to come and visit!  OOPS!
Anyhow, I am using this fun sketch from the Chick Challenges blog.
 Here is my take on the sketch.
Lots of stitching on this card.  There are quite a few layers!
I am using the set called We’re Better Together.
I also am using lots of fabulous Vellum and Metallic Foil Board from GRAFIX ARTS.
Are those bees just the cutest little things or what?
One final look.
Thanks for stopping by today and I am on way to link up to the sketch challenge over on the CHICK CHALLENGES blog!  I have used this sketch quite a bit and it is a good one!
Join us..or at least go visit to see all the fabulous entries.
This has been Jeannie from The Polka Cabana with today’s post.

I Heart {ippity} Wednesday Wowzer

27 Mar
Hello everyone..
I am here with a cute card today.  I am using Mojo Monday’s Sketch #234
Here is the sketch.
I am using the stamp called:
HAPPY ARE THOSE
This is from the itty bitty, {ippity} stamps.
I love the papers, how bout you?
The paper is My Minds Eye Follow Your Heart.
I wanted to use blue to accentuate the cloud on the stamp.
It is such a joy to work with {ippity} stamps.
Wednesday Wowzers posts are never a chore, I simply love working with these stamps.
Thanks for stopping by today!
Have a great week!

I Heart {ippity} Wednesday Wowzer

21 Mar
Hello everyone..
I am here with a cute card today.  I am using Mojo Monday’s Sketch #233
Here is the sketch.
I turned the sketch and used it like this:
I am using the set called:
Simply Home
I made this for some ladies that work at my local bank.
Have you ever made a card for your bank teller?  Well when you live in a small town, the local bank workers, store clerks, gas station attendants, well they are our neighbors & friends.
Yesterday the ladies at my bank helped me out tremendously with an issue one of my children caused with my bank account.
I had done all I could to resolve it without any luck, and went to them and they took it  over and helped me fix a pretty serious boo boo!
Now a days with technology, it is pretty scary what kids can do just by clicking a button.
I learned what to do to avoid that again, but thankfully my local friends were there to help me out too!
I hope they like my little card, thank {ippity} for such adorable stamps to work with!
I am also entering this in the GHWI challenge # 17
THINGS WITH WINGS..because I do have a bird on this and birds do have wings, right??