I do know, however, that when a tornado warning was issued for the West End of Edmonton, I began to worry about my mom, who works on that end of town. After a brief phone call with my dad and sister, I called mom. She called back a few minutes later to tell me they had all went down to main level of the place she works, and hid in a back hallway when the tornado warning was announced. She said they could hear the hail and wind, but since there's no windows in the part of the office she works in, she couldn't see much. Luckily, there was no tornado, and they went back to work when she called me. So, a bit of a stressful day out there!
How did the rest of you fare?
And, being the crazy nut I am, I'm planning on scrapbooking it! Ha! I went through all the FB posts today, took some screen shots of them, and will be getting around to them sooner or later!
I should have done this a lot earlier than I did, but I finally have a Father's Day card to share with you. It is also our Win It Wednesday prize. I am in the process of making four of them, but three of them are already spoken for (they're going to my in-laws, my dad and I'll make a fifth one for Kyle). I would like to have a set of three available to the winner of our challenge today, but I'll have only one made up for now. If the winner wants an additional two cards, I'll be more than happy to whip them up for him or her!
I used a sketch for this card, and its currently pinned to my Pinterest. You can find it HERE. I absolutely loved the paper strips that are stitched together (though mine aren't) and I love the title strip half way through the card. I wish I had a stamp like that! I don't, so I improvised. Since its a Fathers' Day card, I wanted to use strong, deep colours to signify the males in our lives, and use a sentiment and stamp that also echoed that feeling. The stamp set that came to mind was a nautical stamp set by Stampin' Up. (Of course, the set was pre-labelling era, so I don't know what the correct collection is called). The papers that called out to me were Carta Bella's Well Travelled collection- they work perfectly to repeat the nautical theme of my card! Its a match made in heaven. For a little added oomph, I used some pop dots behind the green card stock (Recollections, Spice Market), and inked the edges of both the card stocks (Always Artichoke, Stamin' Up; the anchor on the beige card stock is Old Olive, Stampin' Up).
To finish up, I added a strip of black card stock cut into a banner, to help draw the eye to the sentiment, and added a brown button for a little pizzazz.
I hope everyone has a great night, and I'll be back again tomorrow, with (hopefully) a new project!
Thanks for visiting with me for a while tonight!