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Monday, October 28, 2013

Nuts about you!

Sunday morning-

I awoke to find myself all alone. Instead of climbing onto my bed to snuggle like they usually do, it seems that the girls have gone to hang out with Daddy. I staggered into the family room to find the kids huddled around the t.v., watching the Grand Prix.

No one had moved from their position when I checked on them again after I had cleaned up and changed. I try not to play with paper during the weekends but I have no interest in watching the race.

"Jinnnnnn....I'm here.....come and turn me on....."

I could hear my Cameo calling.

The family was enjoying their race, I suppose it wouldn't hurt for me to play for a bit. I walked into the craft room and reached out for the On button.

"Peeeeeep..!", the Silhouette came alive and the carriage moved as if to wave a happy Hello!

From the room I could hear the commentators talking excitedly- Mark Webber had quit the race! There are 20 more laps to go before the race is over and that means I only have about half an hour left to play. Hastily I flipped open my laptop, started Silhouette Studio (DE), and got onto the Lettering Delights website. I spied a recently released set and downloaded the file.

I came up with this:

I printed, and cut, and glued, and then I heard it.


Sebastian Vettel had won the race and the show was done. I exhaled, and held up my card. I smiled.

I too, had won my race.

Files used:
Acorn couple: Nuts About Fall Cut Its (svg included)
Speech bubble with sentiment: Nuts About Fall graphics set
Woodgrain background : Night Owl paper pack


  1. Jin

    Very cute fall card. Thanks for sharing the steps used to make it. Now I can try it. K

  2. Love it!! So what adhesive do you use when you are assembling your goodies?

  3. First I must say your post today was fun to read, like a mini story! A peek into your life. Your card turned out so cute. I like the printed wood and speech bubble background. Great job!
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  4. Love the card! It made me smile and I liked your story!

  5. Great card and story. Thanks for sharing.

  6. An adorable card. I just posted on my blog
    please leave a comment, my readers would love to hear from you! I also liked your story. :)