Sunday, June 24, 2012

Thanks a latte

Good morning! 

So this card is very clean and simple in its design and it's the first in what I suspect will be a long list of "thank you" cards that I make in the near future. There have been many wonderful people who have been completely amazing to me and my family during Mom's illness so I have a lot to be grateful and thankful for and I need to tell them that. 

I've had this little A la Mode stamped up for a long time and I actually started coloring her last month shortly after Mom got sick. But when everything really started happening she kind of got put to the side. Yesterday I finally found myself at my crafty desk and everything just kind of fell together. There is a lot of rub-on action going on here, both with the flowers and the sentiment that I put on the strip of vellum. And seeing as how I've been spending quite a bit of time in Seattle recently I couldn't resist drawing in a play on the Starbucks logo on those coffee cups. ;)

On the mom front, she continues to do well. They had to go back in and replace one of the drains in her on Friday and they removed the breathing tubes yesterday so that is great. She's currently still in CCU but hopefully she will be transferred out of there soon.

Alrighty, I'm off to work today. have a good one my friends! 
Supply list:
cardstock- Bazzill and Copic X-Press It
paper- My Mind's Eye
stamp- My Favorite Things (A la Mode Miss You a Latte)
ink- Memento tuxedo black and Colorbox chestnut roan
KI Memories rub on alphas and flowers
Kaiser Craft pearls
Ranger Liquid Pearls
Copic 0.1 black multiliner pen
Copic markers:
sorry, lost my list for this one


Mette said...

Fab card Amy and love that super sentiment. Love the image and choice of colours :).
So happy your mom is doing better. Must be such a relief for you and your family. Let's hope she get's home real soon.

Hugs, Mette

corryskaart said...

hoi amy
wat een geweldig leuke kaart zo met die koffiebekers:-))
groetjes van corry

Tress said...

Using the vellum allows the sentiment to stand out but not dominate the card. And totally digging your play on the starbucks logo, lol!

Lau W said...

Superb card Amy, love the sentiment, and love this superb image !
Happy to see that your mom is better !

Maria Therese said...

Fabulous sweetie ♥♥

Lisa said...

Aww, love it! The sentiment looks really neat on the vellum, too. And, I'm thinking I could really use a cup of coffee right about now...

Danni said...

I've been thinking about you and your mom and hoping that things keep improving!
Love your card! Super fun!

Amanda said...

I am pleased you mom is doing better will keep her in my thoughts. I have just coloured this image wish I had thought of the logo, I messed up the colouring of the mugs so paper pieced with Kraft lol. Hugs, Amanda x

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is super cute! Glad mom is doing better.

Kristie W. said...

Glad to hear that your mom is improving! Very cute card!

Heidi Brawley said...

AWE Heck I am Happy to see you here today!!!!! Love your super cute card. I am jealous of your drawing capabilities!!! whoot whoot! And AWESOME news on your dear MOM. Still praying for you both. Have an Awesome week doll!!
hugs, Heidi

Craftdee said...

Just checked in... it was nice to see you've been creating - and such gorgeousness too :-) Love the use of vellum on this, and who knew rubons could look so good, lol. So glad your Mum is improving, hopefully she'll be closer to home soon - it makes it easier for you to visit and also increases the "pool" of people who do visit (once she's not SO ill she'll want more visitors, it'll be nice for you to be not-so-essential, I'm sure) Thinking of you all, Donna ☺

Vicki L. said...

Hi! Beautiful cards! I've been following your blog. Love & Prayers to you and your family, going thru what you have endured! Things will get better! The progressions slow, but look how far your Mom has come! Bless her Heart & yours!

Cindy H. said...

So cute! Fab job on the Starbucks logo - you're amazingly talented! Keeping your mom in my thoughts.

Tiffany Miller said...

Such a cute card! Love the vellum and the Starbucks Logo's. Even the newspaper background and flowers all tie in so well together.
So glad to hear your mom is doing better. Hopefully with each new day there will be more and more healing and improving and she will come home soon.

gobeagirl said...

Amy this is just adorable! I have that stamp and I can assure you that my card didn't come close to being this cute. lol.... Love it. I am very glad to hear that your Mom is getting better. Very happy for her that they took the breathing tube out. I have never had one, but seeing my Dad with one is enough for me to know that although it is a life saver I really never want one. I hope that your day at work is quick and easy one. You always continue to amaze me. Not only do you make the prettiest things, but you work and see to your Mom. Lady you are super strong, and I am sure that is something pasted down to you from you Mom. Sorry, I just see things in my mind very elaquently, but when it comes to writing them I'm no Amy Young. lol..
Have a great day my friend. Hugs

scrapn_momof2 said...

Adorable card. Love that image and the colors used are fabulous.

Tracy said...

So glad to hear your Mom is doing better Amy! You both continue to be in my prayers. {{{hugs}}} This card is so insanely cute. I love me anything to do with coffee. The rub ons are the perfect accent for this image and the added Starbucks logos... OMG!!! You are amazing! xoxo

Unknown said...

Great news about your mom, glad she is doing better. :)

Lovely card!

Leanne said...

Terrific news about your mom! Please give her big squeezes from all of us!
This is such a cute card. I love the play on Starbucks you created. Glad you were able to play in your craft room too. Awesome job Amy!

Joy said...

gotta love your card! great image with those lattes. love, love coffee! YUM! glad to hear that your mom is doing better! have a good week!

RiNNE said...

I'm loving the laid back color scheme. I was just in Portland and I saw this color combo everywhere :). The chevron print is currently my fave!!

Marianne said...

Just working my way backwards to read up on your mother's state of health. I do hope she's getting stronger every day.
Marianne x