This blog is generally dedicated to card making using a variety of scrap booking papers, layouts, and designs, and the occasional blurb about challenges that I encounter raising my son who has Asperger's Syndrome.
Hey ya'll...here's my card for Wednesdays Wild Thing Challenge over at Operation Write Home. I was actually in the middle of making a lot of paper shirts from the shirt tutorial that was posted earlier in the week. Scroll down and see some of them. But first...my "Wild Thing" is a Monkey which is kind of becoming my theme of sorts...what can I say...I like Monkeys and this little guy was just laying around from a previous project he never got used for. He is made of a stamp I got from the dollar tree and I stamp it twice...one on dark brown for the face and once on the light brown...cut out and "pop" the parts...then his tail was made from jute & of course I added googly eyes for humor. I think this could be a nice card for a child.
This is another card based off of Shirley's Sketch from OWH. The "gone fishing" sign came from my scrapbook factory program...I cut it out...added eyelets and wire.
Here is one of the "shirt" cards...I tried to keep it simple but also added the gone fishing sign to coordinate with the fish shirt theme.
This shirt I did in a checkered flag theme. The diamond plate stainless was actually stainless look contact paper run through the diamond plate cuttlebug folder. The letter tags came from the scrapbook factory software. Again this is based on the challenge #14 sketch!
...so I was in a groove making man appropriate cards and this one started out that way but took an unexpected turn. I goofed on my image which was to be a dad grilling. I had to do "triage" and swapped images -so I ended up with a summer theme & I liked it. The image is also from the scrapbook factory It is always more challenging (for me anyway) to come up boy and man cards so when I create one it is good! Thanks for looking...have a great evening...tomorrow is FRIDAY -woot woot!
I'm a 40 year old Momma "Warrior". I have two children; a daughter -19 in college and a son - 8 in the second grade. My son was diagnosed at 6 with a mild Autistic Spectrum Disorder known as Asperger's Syndrome. AS is a neurological disorder that hinders a child's ability to function socially either by verbal impairment or by their inability to interpret social situations as a typical child would. Many kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders are terribly misunderstood because they often appear normal and have average to above average IQ but are often delayed by several years across many other areas of development.