Paper Pad Addict

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Hello Artist and Crafters! Today after being told that I have bronchotis I went to pick up my prescription and while out decided to grab me a pack of watercolor paper. Well to make a long story short, Michael's had approximately 15 MME 6x6 paper packs! I couldn't believe this...Michaels had MME.  Of course I couldn't pass it up so I picked up a few packs and can't wait to create something.  After the excitement of finding all these paper pads it wasn't until I was almost home when I discovered that I didn't get the watercolor pad I had intended to get in the first place.

No problem I'll just run in Hobby Lobby and grab a pack..shouldn't take over 30 minutes max.  Well the plan back-fired when low and behold HL had new paper packs as well, both 12x12 and 6x6.  I had to get the Printery by Prima, I mean its only been a month of looking for it online and an extra pack by Teresa Collins couldn't hurt. If only I had stopped looking...well...HL had the new Bo Bunny in 12x12 packs so I knew I'd be back if I didn't go ahead and get them so guess what I did.

So now I am on my way home, without the water color pad I might add so Joanne's here I come.  I didn't even try to pretend..I went straight to the Art Dept and picked up my watercolor pad and a couple of other items and headed straight for the paper.  Nothing new, and this actually pleased me, so now I am standing in line ready for checkout and they announce ribbon and lace being 50% off.  I'm ready to cry because I am having withdrawal symptons and my wallet is a lot thinner now.  I stay in line and keep repeating I do not need anything else, until I finally hit the register.  I asked the lady to hurry so I wouldn't spend any more and proceeded to chat with her about my day. (the store was rather empty).  Next thing I know she is using a 25% coupon, a 40% coupon and then another 40% coupon until my bill was less than $18.  She told me if I wanted I could come back tomorrow and get the ribbon and not to forget the coupon she had placed in my bag. What a blessing.

So I finally get home, make a sandwich and sat down to think about my day.  I am really tired and worn out, not to mention I now have a headache and my chest is on fire.  It occurs to me at that very moment that I never did go and pick up my prescriptions....GOD HELP ME!  So here is a card for you to view until I get back from the pharmacy and this time I am taking no money with me and my grand-daughter to keep me on track.  My doctor was right I really do need to rest.


Card Supplies:
CS - Bazzill White and Recollections Marigold
Spellbinders Heartfelt Creations Decorative Lace Border
Recollections Floral Collection
Recollections Pearls
Sentiment TPC Studio Cling Stamps
Marianne Leaf Die

This card is being entered at The Outlawz Greeting Challenge.

12 comments:

Beebeebabs said...

This card is absolutely beautiful!!

Carole said...

Wow, you sure had quite a day! No wonder you are tired and worn out and you forgot your meds ... hope you have them by now.

I love the card and the sentiment is wonderful as are the lovely yellow flowers. Take care now and get well soon.

Lawren said...

I read this while I was at work and found myself laughing out loud! You so described me!!!!! Glad to know I am not alone in this addiction. Hope you feel better soon.

Lawren

Sheila H said...

I don't mean to laugh when you're sick, but your story is hilarious! I hope that by now you have your medication. And, by the way, your card is quite lovely.

Desire Fourie said...

Mema this is gorgeously creative. Loving the colours and design.   Hope you feel better soon. Hop on over to Doing Life and stand a chance to win some lovely digi stamps. Hugs Desíre Doing Life Digistamps4Joy DT Member Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member

Glenda Atkins said...

So sorry you are sick but your story IS hilarious! Your card is beautiful and I love the flowers and flourishes!

Hang in there
hugs
glenda

Papercrafting Princess said...

Oh my goodness please get some rest and drink plenty of Vitamin C & water. Bronchitis is nothing to play with, but I'm glad you have something to play with. All that for $18 is a blessing. Take care!!!

MaxineD said...

Stunning card Lesia - I loved your story, but do, do, do, look after yourself - bronchitis is no fun - I speak from experience. Take your time and craft to your hearts content while you recover.
Blessings
Maxine

Tonya said...

I am so sorry you are not feeling well, but had to laugh at your adventure. Sounds like you got lots of goodies though. :o) Feel better!!

Love your card.

Thank you for entering my blog candy and for your sweet comments. :o)

Kim. said...

Well it is not often being ill brings you good fortune but on this occasion it looks like those paper pads were your good fortune for the day. I hope your feeling better by now.
Love the card, the new spellbinder die looks so pretty.
Kim xXx

Sheila H said...

I just had to come back to say that until I read your post on SOC, I didn't know what MME meant. Pardon my ignorance :)

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