Friday, February 4, 2011

Family....that's what it is all about to me!


Did you know that My Pink Stamper just released a new set of Spanish Phrases? It is called Spanish Sayings and this is what it looks like--
I don't speak Spanish....and have been explaining that to people all my life, LOL! I guess the name Maria and my features = Spanish speaking....I am Greek :) But, I have to tell you that my husband, kids and I had the greatest "family" hour figuring out what all these say....my two High Schooler's are taking Spanish and my husband speaks a few words like "Open your mouth, I'm going to stick a tube down your throat"....for work. It was a very loud, pull out the laptops, iPhones anything to see who could figure it out first! Thanks Robyn--that was a fun time :) Okay...back to my project!
 When I saw the word family I somehow thought of my Car Decals Cartridge that I have never used yet. I cut each of the family members out at 2 inches except for the dog which I cut at 1.5 inches. The card base is one from Birthday Bash @ 6". It will fit into a business size envelope. I wanted to keep this super simple to reflect my feeling of Family is everything to me....can you guess which one is me?? Yes, it's the one with the purse, I think she is going shopping....who would have guessed??

To add a little interest to the background, I embossed the front of the card with the Plum Blossoms Cuttlebug Embossing Folder and used some pens to color in some of the embossing.


I embossed the sentiment with red embossing powder and then did a quick swipe of my black marker as seen in the picture above.

Spanish Speaking or not--I'm really loving this set! You can go find out how you can order one HERE.

5 comments :

  1. Maria, you are so funny. I am glad Robyns new set gave your family good entertainment. I would have never thought you didn't speak mexican. Oh, well I can speak more than alot of my Mexican friends. Anyways...I love how you made your family on this card. Great job.

    Angela
    Simple Creations

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  2. Lol!!!! Maria you just crack me up lol!!! I get the same kind of reaction from people when they hear my name and that I am from the hills of West Virgina they think I brew moonshine lol!! Love the creation very fun and that cartridge is great still on the wish list, the embossing with the touch of markers is fabulous, I am so glad that your family had a great time with the stamp set thanks for the inspiration :)

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  3. I love this, Maria! I have the Spanish set too and I'm trying to think of some ideas. I'm definitely on my own when it comes to translating!1 I took 5 years of Spanish in high school and college but apparently I don't remember much! ;)

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  4. Love what you did with Robyn's new set. I am still brain storming what I will do with mine.

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  5. Great set (although I think it should be diva pequena instead of the other way around). I was originally a Spanish major in college. LOL LOVE your card! Been dying to use that cart. Of course I knew which one was you! xxD

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