Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Just a thought!

Sometimes, don't you just want to sit down in the middle of all the kaos and close your eyes? Just a little nap occassionally is all I ask. Come to think of it - the laundry may be the perfect place for me to have said nap. I could be fairly guaranteed that no-one is going to bother me where there is a chance that they might be asked to collect their dirty clothes, to hang out a wet load or sort through some socks. Note to self: Don't bother making a cup of tea and sitting with your latest book in order to get a few minutes of peace (not going to happen) - go into the laundry and bury yourself in the ironing. Also arrange for a lock on the door  - because just my luck someone will actually need something ironed. (LOL)
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Club Anya #58 Sketch
Card Makin Mammas #16 Green
Fussy and Fancy Embossing &/or paper piecing
Paper Sundaes #59 Stripes
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  1. What a lovely card. I really like the mix of patterns in the paper.

    Your post made me smile. I sometimes "escape" to the laundry room too. My ironing board hangs on the back of the door so when I use it I can tell my kids, "Nope I can't open the door, I'm ironing." ;)

  2. Oh I love your card Jenny!!! just love the blues and greens together!!!
    I could probably go missing for several days in my ironing pile!!!......Hmmmm....if you don't hear from me for awhile I am happily lost (and snoozing) under laundry!! Lol!!!
    Jacqui P

  3. Beautiful card and yes, a nap would be lovely!!
    Thanks so much for playing along with the Card Makin' Mamas on our Challenge! Good Luck!
    Hugs! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

  4. Hi Jenny,
    Your card is gorgeous and your colouring is fabulous! That image shows exactly how I am feeling at the moment! I ended up working 3 days in a row and I am exhausted. Not surprising since it has been 6 years since I last worked as a teacher. My voice (a bit croaky at the moment)needs to be re-trained as it is not used to 3 days of constantly talking! The icing on the cake is I received a paycheck! Woo hoo me! I haven't earned a wage for a long time so it feels like Christmas! Cha-ching I'm going shopping!
    Susan xxox

  5. Love this card Jenny....gorgeous papers and that image is so cute!
    I agree with the laundry :) I have a little sign up saying... 'I dont do laundry' but I'm still the only one who does it really :)

    Jenny x

  6. I absolutely love this color combo and your papers are gorgeous!! Beautiful cards on your blog!


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