Saturday, June 09, 2012

Life is messy...

It is so funny to me how creativity works and what things inspire me. It is always different. I guess it depends on mood and things like that. I was wanting to make a friend a card to tell her how I appreciate her being my sounding board and always talking me through tough situations. I had an idea in my head of what stamp I was going to use and colors and everything... then I was browsing blogs and saw this little guy on the Mo's site! It is PERFECT! So my ideas starting forming and went in the total opposite I love when that happens, sometimes. I have to tell you that this little guy was probably the most fun to color out of any stamp I've ever had. I had a BLAST adding all the messy busketti splatter. Another cool thing about this card is that it is made with all scraps, except the card base! Woot! I am trying to force myself to make my way through all the scraps I have... it is ridiculousness the amount I hoard, really. I am sure some of you, if not most of you, can relate to that. lol

   Anyway, here is the card:
Doesn't he just make you want to pinch those chubby little cheeks!

Card Deets 
Buskettie by Mo Manning


                                                            skin- E000,E00, E11, R20
                                                            hair- Y02,Y06,E50,E53,Y28


                                                            sketti noodles-Y21

                                                            sketti sauce- R08,YR04,YR07,YR09

                                                            bowl- Y02,Y06,Y08,Y17
                                                            spoon & diaper- N0,N1
I hope you are all enjoying your Summer and staying cool. It is hotter than Hades here in Houston , so I am already dreaming of the Fall :) 

Thank you for dropping by my little piece of Blog land. It always makes my day to have visitors! 

Peace, Love, and Busketti, 
   Tracy S


  1. LOL adorable....I have seen this image and agree it is inspiring - love the 'busketti splatter'. Your coloring is great, and really, you hoard paper, LOL, doesn't it feel refreshing to put those scraps together into something this darling.

  2. Awww, Tracy, this is just too cute! I love the "splatter". :^)
    I am terrible at using up my scraps! :^) Good for you for using some of yours!
    And it's really hot here in Phoenix, too! Don't you just love summer! LOL

  3. Anonymous2:15 PM

    Awww. It is just the cutest image. And all of us who are mothers can remember our kids looking just like that after eating. Great for you that you got to use your scraps. Take care, Cindy M. (coco2764) P.S. I don't have a blog so I have to use anonymous.

  4. Oh, this is too cute!! Your sauce splatters are perfect! I know your friend loves/will love this card!

  5. This is a precious card. I know your friend loved it. Great coloring on such a sweet card.

  6. Hi sweetie this is a Stunning creation :0) hugs Pops x x x

  7. Cute, cute, cute!!! Love your coloring of this adorable image and the bright papers/colors on the card. Yes, I think we are both considered a paper ho. LOL

  8. This is GORGEOUS, Tracy!!! Your coloring is AMAZING!!! I love all of the sauce spots you really adds lie to the image! The drippy goo border punch works perfectly for your theme! Creativity at its finest :)

  9. Fantastic job with this card! I love the colors you've used and your coloring is awesome


  10. so cute, Tracy! Love the way you coloured the mess of spaghetti! Found your blog on the discussion at the Outlawz and added myself as a follower. You can find me at

  11. Your coloring is fabulous! I've been scrolling through your recent creations and am in awe of your skill! You have GREAT taste in images, I might add !


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