Thursday, June 20, 2013

Our house is a very, very fine house...

Welcome, welcome, welcome!!
It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood and while Mr. Rogers' changes his shoes and sweater, I'll fill you in on the inspiration of this card.  I've made this using the adorable file House Shaped Card and Envelope from The Cutting Cafe.  You will not believe the incredible diversity of the cards my teammates have made this week!  From Shabby chic to hilarious, they're all fabulous.   
Now, this card....this is made for a special blog friend who recently posted some incredible news  on their page AND a before picture of their house and description of what they were planning to do to change the outside appearance of it.  I couldn't wait to try my hand at their creative endeavors, only on a much smaller scale and then send it to them as a little surprise.  Although I doubt it will come as a surprise if they read this post. So.....SURPRISE!!!!!!!!! early :)
Don't you love the color scheme here? I think it's incredibly fun and colorful and classy all in one and that's why the sentiment is included.  You'll love this person's blog, trust me, so head on over and check it out...talk about colorful and inspiring.  Here's the link here

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Speaking of houses.... drum roll please....
Ta-DA!!!
I thought I'd share a little picture of our new house in the making. 
What do you think of our lovely indoor pool???  Nice, huh? Not!! LOL ;)

Hugs n' Happy Stamping, Crafting, Inking, Creating....
Lisa xx

22 comments:

richardbreaks said...

Ok, that card IS my house, after the paint job, new shutters, and new door/windowbox lime green. THAT is just spooky, my friend!! PS-LOVE this card!

richardbreaks said...

Ok, READ the posting before commenting on the card, RICHARD, you nutcase. I am BLOWN AWAY! (Uh, this IS my house, right?) You are a diamond in the night sky, for reals. I am touched.

Alyce said...

ohhhhh amazing!!!! i love this!!! i love the colours too... you are welcome to come and paint my house like this.. and don't forget you are welcome to stay in my crafty room ;) hehehe!!!!

Margaret said...

You really are too awesome! What a wonderful surprise for your friend! Although, from the comments, I think he already knows... :)

Your 'pool' looks quite interesting and somewhat like a basement... I'm so envious that you are at this stage already! You'll have to share some tips and sanity keepers with me!

Shelby said...

Very cool card and glad your friend is tickled about it. Love the teal and green together. And who doesn't love swimming in murky muddy ponds with slimy crap on the bottom...I mean did we have other choices growing up?

Shelby

Karon said...

Great card - love love the siding :-) Now your "swimming pool" looks fab - imagine that, and indoor pool, lucky you LOL!

Paper Profusion said...

Oh this is fantastic Lisa - can't believe how those folds make for such brilliant boards. I love the colour combo and sentiment. Nicola x

Regina Easter said...

ack..........you really are to amazing.....i tell ya....can't wait to see your indoor POOL disappear :(
I am sure it is going to be a beauty...hugs

Mary J said...

Fantastic card, Lisa! Love the weatherboard effect - just brilliant!

Can't wait to see more of your house developing!!

Tammy said...

Fantastic! The details are just wonderful and I love, love the colors!

Sue Butler said...

HeLLO Q
I thought this was your house until I read the post, but it appears you have a way to go yet!
Great card, you have used the cutting files wonderfully.
Smiles:)
O

Rose said...

oh i love how you made the siding :) fab card girl :)

Jeri said...

This is really special since you made it for a friend. Love the siding.

Mitra Pratt said...

Cool dude on the brick painting...I am pretty sure it will be awesome...love your card you made!

OK, so what is the scoop, new house? Fill me in!

Sandy said...

Yes Sugar - your color scheme is colorful and you are a colorful and thoughtful friend! Now tell me more about your inside swimming pool!!
sandy

butterfly said...

Fabulous crafty house... and a very exciting looking real-life house. Still some way to go, I guess, but still...
Alison x

Bettina L. said...

Oh this is so much fun. Love that little house surprise. Such a nice treat. Looove the pool as well. Big hugs Bettina xx

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow, you must be very excited about your new home on the rise. Loving your card and the white board effect.
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Tracy said...

Is your arm tired from hammering on all those siding boards Twang. Man you can come do some work on my house. :-) Hugs!

Jeanne J said...

A new pool? Well you better laugh or you'll just wind up crying!!! Great card with so many fabulous details (as always)!

Pia S said...

Fantastic house card, Lisa! I'm sure your blog friend will love it!

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

It wasn't bad enough I started with one tune ripping through my had with your title but then you had to bring Mr. Rogers in as well? I'm about headed to bed and that is all that will be going through my head unless I end up seeing another song influence in another post in which case I'll have a concert going on. Awesome piece with great colours and of course a sentiment I'll have to case, steal, recreate...;O)