Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Tuesday Morning Sketches~ The Pig and The Masseuse

First things first. :-) First of all I am priviledged today to be the featured stamper for
Tuesday Morning Sketches!! Wahooo!! Thanks guys :-)
So, on to the card which was a riot to make. Below is the sketch:

And a front view of the card:

There's a bit of a private joke here, but suffice it to say that I made this card for my dad who happens to be a masseuse. He has one client (who I have no idea who it is~ privacy acts and all) who he nicknames Butterball. *cough cough*
(by the way, this is me in a few years with all this sitting on my rump making cards. It will be "tushy touche")
Okay, moving on!
A close up and a recipe:

Dont you just love the earrings? It was a last minute add on and I love em to pieces! lol
Can you tell this card just makes me happy?

Image: Mo Manning
Colors: Prismacolors
Pearls: Recollection
Ribbon: Offray
Frame: Nestability
Buttons: from stash
Embossing Folder: Cuttlebug
Sentiment: me

Now these buttons....

Don't you think they look rather snout-like? I had to add them.
And the sentiment:

Speaking of pigs, you all know I live in the country in North Carolina. Here in the country you get asked some interesting things. I've been asked if I wanted to hold someone's Turkey, (full grown gobble gobble turkey)  for instance.
Well yesterday our mechanic asked our daughter if she would like to go to their house and ride his pig!!
Yes, you heard right. ride his pig.
It turns out he has two pet porkers named Pork Chops and Bacon, 750 pounds and 1000 pounds respectively.
Uhhhhhh......no. I think I'll pass this time. But tempting! So tempting! lol

I would like to enter this in a few challenges:

Paper Play: stitches
Funky Friday: Something sweet (pigs are sweet, right?)
Frosted Designs: Pink, green and white
A Spoonful Of Sugar: Animal Crackers
Tuesday Morning Sketches: Sketch (Of  Course!)


Melissa Craig said...

Your card is fabulous Dorcas! The priviledge is ours at TMS to have you featured. I think that little pig is so cute with the mouse jumping up and down. The earrings are fabulous!

Annemaritta said...

LOL!!! Love it.

dj1952 said...

I love your card colors and all of the detail you put on it. You did a fantastic job! Hugs.

Lindylou said...

congratulations Dorcas....and adore the card, so witty too lol. The ear rings are a fantastic touch, love the colours and the buttons look great. Nice anecdotes lol. thanks for the paper peicing info. Going to give it a try.

mudmaven said...

This is just too cute! Love your image and the colors. All the little details make this card very special. Thanks so much for playing along in our recipe challenge on Sentimental Sundays. ~chris

Silvia said...

Beautiful work Dorcas! Your coloring is great. Thanks for the sweet comment you left on my blog.

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

Too funny! That will be me a few years too!! The ear rings and polish are cute! Very fun

Theresa said...

Dorcas, thank you for being our featured guest designer. Your work is fabulous. I just LOVE this happy little piggy. Her earings are perfect. Fabulous card!!

Diana said...

I LOVE this stamp. Beautiful card.Thanks for playing with us at Frosted Designs.

Annika said...

Guess who was roaring laughing at your story so loudly that my hubby suspected I've acquired a horse in my stash???
Really cool card, that stitch is so nice! And I love the embossed background. I like doing that myself too but usually all folders are too small for my cards, I tend to work in 6x6 :(

Lisa said...

Fantabulous card!!! The image and sentiment are SO perfect for each other!! TOO CUTE!

**ScrapcoLLector** said...

Wow...another breakthrough again! see blog bring you out of the world and more popular! ^_^. i can see more and more crafter follow your blog! that is great...hope you enjoy your day


Tine said...

Totally brilliant Dorcas, and congratulations on being the featured stamper. It is indeed a very happy card, and such a fun image too.
Tine :)

KarinsArtScrap said...

this ia very beautiful what a fun image
your coloring is great

greetings karin

Cheryl said...

Fabulous card! The image made me chuckle. Congrats on being featured.

Thank you for joining us for the Sentimental Sundays recipe challenge. I hope you will join us for our new challenge on Sunday.


Jacki Randolph said...

Oh my. this card is fabulous!! Your colouring with Prisma pencil is absolutely gorgeous.. Oh you had me chucklin with the Butterball tidbit!! LOL!! I hope to see you back with us again at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!!

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