Monday, June 8, 2009

A Summer Splash of Color...and birthday wishes!!!...

Hey everyone!

Happy Monday! Sorry I wasn't around much last week-between having my car in the shop for three days and dealing with a pretty yucky stomach bug that plagued the adults in our house, I was pretty much down for the count!

I'm so glad to be feeling better and gearing up for the last TWO days of school! Yep, tomorrow at 3:15 I will officially have two FIRST GRADERS and a FOURTH GRADER! OMGosh! That is crazy!

The kids and I will be leaving for Nashville at 3:15 tomorrow, too! I can't wait! Country comfort (and a concert!) here we come! I cannot WAIT to see my parents. I am just so excited.

Anyway, today's color challenge at Little Paper Shop is to use Ruby Red, Cameo Coral, and Bashful Blue.
I'd like to dedicate my card today using the LPS Color Challenge to my good friend Janna. Today is her birthday! HAPPY BIRTHDAY JANNA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I don't even think I could find the words to say how much I've appreciated the friendship we are growing even in the 6 or so months we've been friends. It takes a special person to put up with, let alone SHARE my sarcastic sense of humor, funny inside jokes, and just, I don't know, be totally comfortable with. I dont' know what I'd do without our almost daily phone calls and the rolling laughter that usually follows those calls :) I am laughing NOW just thinking of the last thing we laughed about LOL!! See? It's infectious :) (Now she is going to say, oh, thanks, I'm like a disease, is what you're saying....) :D

So, my friend, these "flowers" are for you to celebrate you and our growing friendship...Big birthday hugs! Make sure to head on over to her blog to send her a birthday shout-out!

While you're at it, be sure to head on over to the LPS blog too, to check out our Summer Color challenge and see whats for grabs this week for a fun prize! You can win TWO free digital images just for playing along this week-one random winner will be chosen! If you want to play, leave a comment on the LPS blog and also use keyword LPSC19 on SCS or PCP. Thanks!

Have a great day, everyone!


Cindy Haffner said...

Your card is gorgeous.

L.Nielsen (Lynda) said...

What a lovely card Jess, I'm sure Janna loves it! Have a great time in Nashville! =) Don't forget to come back, okay? LOL
Lynda =)

Julie said...

Beautiful, Jessica! You rocked this color challenge! :)

Elena said...

I am so sorry that you didn't feel so good, Jessica... Glad to hear you are feeling better now!
The card you made is very beautiful! Love the roses!
So exited for your trip! Can imagine how happy you are!

Julia said...

I'm glad you are feeling better :) Have a fun trip!

Beautiful card! Love that technique on the roses. I still have to try it.

Jennifer (SCS: jennifer-g) said...

Lovely! Those flowers are gorgeous!

Kimmie0270 said...

I'm lovin those flowers.

Randi said...

Wow, those flowers are so gorgeous!!!! I really like those colors together!! Nice challenge!

Glad you are feeling better! Hope you have a safe and wonderful trip!! Enjoy!! See you when you get back!

eggette said...

Very pretty Jess!

Mary(OhioMary) said...

Beatiful flowers for a beautiful person. Happy B-day Janna...again! I'm glad you are over the stomach bug before your trip because that would just well...stink. Sorry couldn't help myself.

Heather said...

Hey Jess I missed this yesterday but what a great card for Janna!!!

Awesome job on this and I love that I finally got to chat with you!!!

I hope you have a great trip and you are a very brave woman!!! When I had 1 kiddo I headed out at least 4 times a year to Colorado with Piper some times 2 times in one month.

Then came Willow and I still did it at least 3 or 4 times a year. Since Tucker was born I have taken all 3 kids by myself exactly 1 time and that was only to go say good bye to my Grandma before she died. That was a whirl wind trip and we left on a Saturday and came home on a Monday as Piper was in Kindergarten and needed to get back to school!!!

Good luck Jess I am sure you will have so so so so so much fun on your trip and as I said on my Twinkling Post today for Janna's Birthday card I am jealous that you get to see Janna once again!!!