Thursday, July 2, 2009

I'm Back.........

Well.....I just got back from 5 days in Maine......southern, coastal Maine....lighthouses, the ocean, beaches, delicious seafood and...............rain, rain, rain, rain and RAIN. We have been doing this trip in one form or another for 40 years (yes, I am OLD!!!). Before this trip, we had only experienced ONE truly rainy day. So, despite this week's total rainout, I am really not going to complain as our average is still doing pretty good.

I did manage a visit to a great stamping store on Rte. 1 in Kittery called Maine-ly Stamps. The owners are just the nicest people and the husband is a fabulous artist with Stampscape stamps. I bought one Magenta unmounted set and two mounted sentiments about the sea (of course!!) I was also given a third ocean sentiment by my dear friends on the trip.

The card I am sharing today is one made using There She Goes newly released set called Life's a Beach. Figured that had a connection with this posting, although we surely did not spend time on the beach in this weather....lol!!!!

Hope you all have had a great day. Maybe you even missed my mostly daily posts.....lol...maybe a little bit. I am hoping to get some stamping done this weekend. Happy Fourth of July!!!!

7 comments:

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

Welcome home my friend!! So glad you enjoyed your vacation...rain or shine!! You were definitely missed!!

Fabulous card!! Love the shapes, textures and piercing. And of course your colors and those yummy looking drinks!! Wish I could just drop by and share one with ya.

StampOwl said...

no wonder it has been quiet around here hehehehe ... glad you had a good trip.

Fabo card too!

Jessie/knightrone said...

This is super cute!! Love it!! Glad you had fun!!

Cindy Haffner said...

Welcome home!!!!
LOVE YOUR YUMMY CARD.

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

YOU'RE HOME! YOU'RE HOME!!! Yaaaay! So good to stop by and see you here!

I'm sorry to read about all the rain but am glad you had a good time and did not let it dampen (pun intended) your spirits.

I love your pretty drink special card. heh-heh! Great color combo, Jo!

Traci M said...

So bright and cheerful Joanne...super cuteness!! We've had a lot of rain here in Colorado too...but one thing I noticed here at Steamboat...all the green and the undergrowth of ferns the rain produced! It is just gorgeous!! Sorry it rained on your trip though...no fun...
and you sure do have a lot of friends...you are blessed indeed!!

peggysue said...

Magenta stamps are lovely, which ones did you get? I am in MInnesota but have spotty internet so I can get a connection sometimes. I gave you a blog award you absentee slacker you! :) You need to pick it up!