Monday, June 8, 2009

Snail Mail

Is it nearly 9:00 pm already? I traveled to Big Bear today with two colleagues for a meeting and to look at some property. It was absolutely gorgeous up there. For those who aren't familiar with So Cal, Big Bear is a mountain resort town about an hour and a quarter from Riverside. It's amazing that less than 60 miles from Riverside you can find yourself in the mountains, or at the beach, or in the desert (think Palm Springs). It's one of our city's claims to fame. (ha!)

Anyway, we had to do a bit of hiking to see the property. I can't claim to be in the best physical shape (shame on me), but I still managed to keep up with everyone. However, I must confess that when I finally got home, I fairly collapsed in my bed. Between the Dramamine I had to take so I wouldn't get motion sickness winding around the mountain roads, and all that fresh (thin) mountain air and physical exercise, I'm exhausted. In fact, I've risen from my bed long enough to make this post, put my jammies on, and back I go! LOL

I've posted the winner of my blog candy here. Thanks to all for entering and for all your kind words of support... but mostly for your friendship. It means so much to me! If I could, I'd send each and every one of you some blog candy!

A quick card to share before I head back to bed.

This is another super cute digi image from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps. The DP is from SEI. The honeycombed paper is indeed embossed and shiney (in case you noted a bit of a glare). I made the snail's shell look spotted by using my Copic Blender Pen to take away the color, and then ringed the circles with my gold atYou Spica pen for a bit of glitz. I have a feeling I'm going to be moving as slowly as a snail tomorrow when my muscles remind me how out of shape I am! On the to-do list: go to the gym!!!

Thanks for stopping by my friends. I'll be back soon with more to share, and I'll be dropping in to visit you, too!

11 comments:

Summerthyme Studio said...

NOw that is one cute card!!!!

Stamp and Smile said...

WOW, you have lots of energy to climb mountains!! I bet you will be sleeping well tonight... :) I'm still up at 12:20am! My PJ's are standing next to me which are flannels for tonight... COLD!! Need I say more... only a high of 48 today! It's June, right?

Anywhoo, such a cutie of a card! Love the detail on the snail and your DP's ROCK! And YUMMY ribbon.. Tease! SMILES.. Michelle :)

Susan said...

Ok girlfriend, we need to start walking a lunch! If we are ever going to walk the streets of Italy, France and England then you better get goin'!!!

Love the little snail. Very clever idea how you gave him spots.

Susan

Debbie Pamment said...

Hope you get rested up and aren't too stiff after your hike!!! Sounds like a fabulous day though!

But no talking about the gym - it's a guilty thing on my to do list too!!

And look at that card - sooo very cute!!! LOVE the ribbon and the colours - and gorgeous DPs!! Fabulous job!!!

Lotsaluv and hugs
xXx

Patti J. said...

What an adorable card, Lisa! It's simply a smile-maker this morning! Enjoy your day - off to work I go! Later...

Tonya said...

This is SO cute!! Love that snail.

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Wowza Lisa!!!! I have to ride our ATV to get around our mountain...I'm in horrible shape!!! LOL And you still were able to make this precious card!!! You are amazing!!!

Deedee Anderson said...

This is adorable, Lisa! I love the flowers behind the snail, and how you textured the shell. So clever!!

Sandy said...

I too love the flowers with the snail. This is a very cute card and I love all the polka dots!

Leah said...

Such a cute card! Love the colors and the polka dots:)

Kristine B. said...

:) LOVE THIS!! Those colors are great and the snail is sooo CUTE. Great job Lisa!