Happy Sunday to you ALL
from Changito the Monkey!
Yesterday, I was 'missing in action' as hubby and I took a quick day trip to Omaha and did a little shopping and went out for lunch. He thought he *needed* some new duck decoys for hunting and I thought I *needed* to go to Archivers to see what was new in the world of paper crafting! :) I bought a few more patterned papers in the "Hit the Beach Collection" by Flair Designs and a fun acrylic stamp set by Hero Arts - "Friendship Messages". I certainly didn't *need* it, but I had a 25% coupon that I HAD to use, of course! :)
On to my card of the day... the minute I saw "Changito" hanging from his lone branch, I knew I had to have him! :) Isn't he just the cutest little monkey ever?! Again, I bought him from my favorite eBay seller - Michelle at Stampers Dream. Changito was colored with prismas and then I doodled around the edge. The background paper is by Cloud 9 Design and it's named "Leaf Your Troubles Behind". How appropriate is that?!! :) I've framed the image with the square scalloped punch by Marvy Uchida. Since it wasn't quite large enough, I improvised and hid the open corners by layering on the green 'photo corners'. Those were created using my 1-1/4" square punch and cutting it in half diagonally.
Quotes for the Day ~
LIFE can be a challenge for all of us at times and having a good sense of humor and positive attitude helps get us through those trying times.
~ When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
~ When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. ~Harriet Beecher Stowe
~ What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
~ Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal. ~Jerome Fleishman
Have a WONDERFUL day & Keep Smiling! :)