As some of you guys may know my neighbor Naomi is currently in skilled Nursing Care. She is doing better and I thought I would make her a card to give her tomorrow as I told her we would have lunch together. So not only does she get some of our favorite chicken livers she will get a nice little card to!
I recently acquired the cartridge Country Life and kept looking through the cuts to see what I could use. There wasn't a sentiment I wanted to use but when I saw the sewing machine I immediately thought of "on the mend" since Naomi's condition is improving. Now I want to tell you that I had every intention of sharing the .cut file but my computer locked up and the file was lost before I could save it *okie bangs head on desk since she usually always does save through out when designing a .cut file and feels stupid for not doing so this time*.
The patterned paper is some that my friend LGuild gave me quite some time ago, she had deemed it UGLY paper and while she couldn't think of a use for it I think it looks like fabric and works good for this card.
I do know the sewing machine was set at 3" when I cut it. I spelled out the sentiment and had it grouped as one and welded so it could be easily copy and pasted *okie sighs deeply* and of course all that work went down the drain! I am just glad I did get everything cut before the computer locked up!
As you can see I used small brads for the drawer handles and think it gives a little extra dimension. The little swirl on the sewing machine was a bit of a booger *okie giggles because she said booger* to cut and I did have to recut one that I tore taking up from the mat.
I hope nobody likes this card so no one will be upset that there isn't a .cut file available. I guess if enough people did like it I could go in and recreate it easily enough, but then again...as everyone knows I am lazy! *okie cracks up laughin*
Sorry....but I REALLY like this card. But I don't have the cart yet, so you're safe. Seriously, you did a lovely job on it.ReplyDelete
Love your card...and sewing on it too. Very creative to put on the mend with the sewing machine. How do you like the new cartridge?ReplyDelete
It's got some really good cuts on it that I think I will be using. It was hard for me not to use the strawberry since I love those kind of cuts. So I was adventurous and went with something a little more original! LOLReplyDelete
I like it... so get working!ReplyDelete
...sorry, I don't know you that way, but I feel like I do from reading your blogg...
It's me, the one who scraplifted your wonderful easter layout!! lol
I forgot to say that actually I love it and am alredy thinking that my sister who sews wedding dresses and more deserves this card!ReplyDelete
I like it very much. My friend just had hip surgery and I would love to make this for her because she also sew. Thanks for sharing the picture. Maybe you can re-create the cut file for us.ReplyDelete
This cartridge is on my must-have list...trying to be patient.....ReplyDelete
Gorgeous card! I love the sewing machine and the sentiment. I really like the images on this cartridge but wasn't sure I would use it much. I will be-rethinking that thought.ReplyDelete
What a neat idea! Love this card but don't have that cart!ReplyDelete
I love this,it's beautiful!ReplyDelete
I love this card. What a great idea.ReplyDelete
I'm waiting very impatiently for this cartridge to be available! Love your card. It looks just like my Mom's antique Singer sewing machine that I now have :-) Would love the cut file if you do decide to recreate it.ReplyDelete
Yes I love the card, so as one person said. Get to word.ReplyDelete
Love this card Okie and I so want this cart! I have so many things I want to do with this cart and have plans on doing some Xmas presents for my Country neighbors since I live out here in the hicks. LOL Yes from a former city gal to living 2 hours away from any kind of a craft store other then WM (and that is 45 min away!) is the hicks, LOL. So I can't wait to get this one. I also wish that PC designs a sewing/craft cart one of these days! TFSReplyDelete
This is a very cute card!!!! Absolutely love to read your blog - always leave your blog with a smile on my face - THANK YOU!!!!ReplyDelete
Love this card! Didn't think I wanted that cart, but now..... I don't know - moving that cart to my "want list". TFSReplyDelete
Love the card Okie and it's OK if you are lazy! You make up for laziness by your clever prattle.ReplyDelete
Gotta admit that I LOVE everything that you make - you are just so creative! - but since I don't have Design Studio (or a Gypsy), I don't mind if you don't post the cut file for this! I just check your blog every day because I love the stuff that you make, even though I will never duplicate it!ReplyDelete
Oh, oh, oh.... also meant to say that I also LOVE reading your asides, or as you put it, your "thoughts." You crack me up!ReplyDelete
Oh Okie, this card is amazing and beautiful! Perfect choice for paper! I love that sewing machine! I just love everything about it!!! I think this card will lift her spirits for sure!ReplyDelete
Okie, you crack me up!ReplyDelete
This card brings back memories for me. My Mom use to sew our clothes on a singer peddle sewing machine like this when I was a very little girl.ReplyDelete
I love this card.
The background paper reminds me of the old floral wallpaper.
Cute card. Safe with me though because I don't have this cart. Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
This card is just awesome! Looove that sewing machine! Can't wait to get this cart!! :)ReplyDelete
Dare I tell ya Okie... I'm not a fan of that pattern paper either.... I'm with LGuild on that one! hehe.... But I do like what you've done with it and the cuts looks great! I'm sure your neighbor is gonna love it! :)ReplyDelete
Cute card!! I ♥ that sewing machine!! I can't wait for my Country Life cart to arrive. =)ReplyDelete
What a great card, The sentiment with the sewing machine is perfect.ReplyDelete
I love it! But, I don't have country Life, and probably won't anytime soon, so I won't ask you to recreat the cut file :) But thanks for asking!ReplyDelete
I really like this card! The paper does look like fabric. The brads do give a great touch to the drawers. I'm surprised that swirl on the machine was a cut. I just thought it was a doodle you did. I can see why it might be hard to cut.ReplyDelete
This is awesome!!! I can't wait to get this cart and this is the cut I can't wait to use the most. My mom has a sewing machine/table exactly like this one and I can't wait to make her a card with it. I LOVE the sewing you did on the card as well. The whole card looks FABULOUS!!! TFS :-)ReplyDelete