Thursday, July 21, 2011

It's potty time at our house, so......

I absolutely could not resist this darling image from Mo's Digital Pencil. There were four images in the sequence, but this one is so right on for what we're dealing with at our house. This is a familiar sight every day, multiple times a day *grin*.

This is a Double Easel card, which I'm loving to pieces. I found this idea over on Pam Sparks blog and it's the second card I've made using this layout. Your make a regular easel card, mine is 6 X 12 and then add another Easel card 6X6 and add it to the front portion of the larger one. The smaller one works as a stopper for the larger one and you just add some decoration as the stopper for the smaller one.

Here is a side view so that you get what I'm talking about...

Here is the front of the card, fully open...

Here is the card when you close it up for mailing. Because of the dimensional things inside it won't lie completely flat, but you get the idea...

This is a close up of my sweet little image! Coloring Ethnic skin colors is a bit of a challenge for me, and I worked hard to get it just right. Still she is a little darker than the twins, but just as cute...

This is an angle view showing how I decorated the smaller Easel card even on the back...

Lastly I had a very hard time coming up with an appropriate sentiment for her. I had lots of input from my hubby, but I didn't want to say anything too inappropriate. In the end I chose these sentiment from The Cutting Cafe and I think it works well with the image.

Thanks so much for visiting me again. Your comments really make blogging so much fun!



  1. You totally rock! how you manage to nail the sentiments every time i will never get, this is fabulous my BFF, love it, think i may have to try this easel style of yours, stunning!

  2. Barb, this is adorable! Love your coloring, the papers you've chosen, and the pretty pearls. And the sentiment is perfect!

  3. Barb, this card turned out just great. You are always so creative and the sentiment is perfect!!

  4. super, super cute Barb! The pink and brown are the sweetest and you've colored her up so sweet! I have a video up now for two Easel add on's! lol So much fun!

  5. Ohhh Barb, this one is so cute, i liked the image so mutch. And your project is gorgeous.
    Hugs Astrid

  6. Hello Barb, this is very beautiful.

    Hugs Ineke

  7. Barb, this is just delightful! I'll definately be be getting this one to add to my ever growing collection of stamps. Your sentiment gave me a wonderful chuckle,Absolutely Gorgeous!
    Hugs Julie P

  8. Oh this is just too cute. You caused me to go right out and buy this digi. Shame on you. lol

  9. oh my gosh, this is just too cute...and the great!! I love this. I think you did a wonderful job on the coloring,too. Looks great :)

  10. Just adorable. ooooh I saw that sweet image.

  11. This is so cute! Love the design, the color combo and your coloring is wonderful! hugs, Frances.

  12. Oh Barb,

    You captured the moment perfectly with this card. Your coloring is fantastic! Now you need to make a second one for the other twin and you can put them in their scrap books along with the photo of each. Hehe! This is such an "awe" card! I will need to try the double easel.

    Hugs and blessings, Martha

  13. Hahahahaha....this is absolutely precious!!!!!
    Perfect sentiment....toooooo cute!

  14. Hi Barb,
    I thought of you as soon as I saw these new images of Mo's!
    Love your double easel card :o)
    You have coloured this cutie wonderfully!
    Love your decorations too.
    Hugs, Candy

  15. Adorable card Barb, and the sentiment is just hilarious!!

  16. Barb, this is ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE! I am running to Mo to get this. I am fond of her drawings... Your card is toooo precious. Too bad you dont make scrapbook it would make such a lovely page!!!! I ADORE.

  17. I am really enjoying visiting you today Barb... what a cute card. Love the image and love the design paper and style of this one. hugs Sharon

  18. Love it Love it! :D I’m so happy you could join us this week on our “looking back” challenge at Mo’s!
    Ps) there’s still one more day left to join in my “no strings attached” blog candy if you haven’t already done so. You can find it at the top of my sidebar.

  19. lovely card, Barb, beautiful colour combination! thank you for joining us at Mo's Challenge! and the best wishes for this new year!
    hugs, Alina

  20. Such beautiful coloring on this wonderful card! I can see why it's a favorite! Glad you shared it with us again on Mo's Challenge.


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