Friday, February 14, 2014

A Pizza My Heart

This is my THIRD post today - - - 
and now I have to get back to schoolwork!

The first thing I did when I got up was pull out various chocolate/Valentine's gifts and get my guys cards signed and ready for envelopes.  Unfortunately...I didn't have a card for Erik (my 14-year old).  I swear that I took inventory last weekend when I was getting Valentines ready to mail.  All I can think of is that I knew that I had a stamp set I had gotten just for Erik so I ticked his card off my mental list and promptly forgot about it.

At the point that I figured this out, the clock showed 12 minutes until he was up.  I am not a fast card-maker - but didn't have a choice this morning.  I cut corners by coloring only part of an image. (Luckily, it's really cute so stands alone well).  It's a cute stamp set and just perfect for my son who is quite a foodie.  He loves a huge variety of foods, but really isn't discriminating.  He'll happily eat high-end sushi, he'll seek out new restaurants and try anything unique, but he's equally happy sitting at Waffle House.  He also loves Food Network and The Cooking Channel.  He loves the shows with brick ovens and pizzas. This pizza guy was a great choice for him!

Pizza My Heart

Update: He smiled sweetly at the card, but then he saw his candy gift and his eyes popped.  I don't think I ever knew quite how regional candy could be.  Erik found a package of these at a cute little candy store up in the mountains, but we've never seen them in the Denver area.  (We have Pop Rocks but not Dips.)  Luckily, Amazon has everything - so he's got all he can eat - hopefully not all this weekend!

  • Stamps: SugarPea Designs Pizza My Heart
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Poppy Parade
  • Ink: Memento Black and Copics
  • Accessories: PTI Fine Linen button, Hemptique 10-lb red twine, Avery Elle Gold Sequins 


  1. Super cute, Kim! You have been busy! ;)

  2. Three posts in one day, a frantic card making sesh (which turned out FAB!), AND school?!! Whew...just how do you do it?!! So sweet of you to get the special candy for your boy too!

  3. Awww what a good mama you are...breaking your neck to create a card at lightening speed LOL!!! It's super cute Kim and sounds perfect for your son! Happy Valentine's Day ;)

  4. Wow, you are good under pressure! This is totally adorable!!

  5. Are your teachers followers of your blog???? Ha, ha, they should, it's so inspiring!
    Ah, such a great and personal card!
    Just love the Pizza!!!, ha, ha the sentiment is so perfect!
    I wish I could have seen the look on his face too, precious!!!
    This makes you such a great mother! ha, ha.


  6. This is absolutely adorable!! LOVE it!!

  7. Wow, school, three posts, taking care of your family: your days are utterly jam-packed! Such energy is inspiring! Your Valentine card and treats for your son have me smiling. He's one lucky boy to have you as his mom! We watch Food Network shows as well, with my favourites being anything with Robert Irvine, along with Chopped and Top Chef (Canadian and US versions). Cooking not my thing, but watching works (no clean up...)

  8. Kim, this is just about the sweetest Valentine's Day card ever! I love that sentiment and your pizza looks so yummy! Clever card!


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