Monday, March 3, 2008

Just Another Manic Monday...

…wish it were Sunday! Today is a busy day for me, I have spent the last hour or so doing a paper on Barack Obama’s book Audacity of Hope. It really is a wonderfully articulated novel, even if I don’t support him on every issue. My computer hasn’t been working that well either but thanks to the extended warrantee someone from dell should be showing up before 12, or at least I hope.

I don’t have class today which is great, but as I mentioned I have that paper to finish and a test on Locke and Machiavelli tomorrow. I think you can apply Machiavellian thought to cards, does the end justify the means? Do the 3 hours you spent embossing, coloring, brayering, eyeleting (apparently a word on Microsoft Word !?!), and generally racking your brain justify the gorgeousness of the card?

Or would you rather a simple card which took 10 minutes to color and just as much to finish? Today’s card falls into the latter’s category. This easy and fun card is part of my bin of note cards, which are basically simple cards which you can use for anything. This girl was colored with Copics (No surprise there!), backed with a pieces of something from and old Magic Scraps kit (Remember those??) and placed on a piece of SU! Green Galore. I really like it!

Also, I've been getting a lot of questions about how I manage my time. Well, I am taking 15 credits which is a full load, but I only have class Tuesdays and Thursdays by some wonderful schedule tweaking. Therefore Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays are my catch up days. I intern with the county on conservation projects by doing graphic design, I volunteer at a local school, I hold a couple of sorority positions and on campus ones too. However, I seem to still have some time left over, even after school work (last semester I made straight As), to focus on crafting and relaxing. I think it helps me get through some pretty intense days.

On Another note, the survey on the sidebar seems to be pretty equivocal but there is still sometime for one answer to pull ahead (I sound like CNN), so vote (please)!

15 comments:

Kim said...

Just stopping by to hello from one Floridian to another.

Maureen said...

My goodness that's quite a schedule! I'm glad you're managing it all so well!

That image is so cute and I love the way you colored it!

Carolyn King said...

very very cute card..love the texture! great job! I am amazed at how you manage your time!

art-girl said...

This is the first time I saw your blog. Totally impressed!

This is a simple, but totally cute card. Good job.

misstwinkletoe said...

Found your blog today and loved it. Read all the way to the end and I think tomorrow - March 4th you will have been doing it for 1 year. I am having touble with my new copics and you have really helped me. I realize I need a new ink pad now. I love the videos - thats what I need! Good luck at school.

Queen Kat said...

That's a cute card!!
I hope you have a great week!
Vicki SBS13

Kathleen Summers said...

Ok, that is just too cool that you have the instructional You Tube videos linked on your blog. I need to figure out how to do that. Very fun!!

Awesome blog!

XOXOXO,
Kathleen

katiesniche said...

WOW you make it all look possible! Your schedule, and you still have time to make handmade things! Love this card BTW!

Gia Harvey said...

I like the card!

Angie C said...

Great card,
angie sbs13

Heather said...

OMG, too cute!!

Richelle said...

Wow you are a busy girl! I just love the stamp of the girl in a martini glass.

Richelle SBS 13

Veronica said...

Love your card! The stamp is so cute!

Jo said...

Love this image :)

Lesley said...

Great card, I love the stamp!

SBS-13
Lesley