Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Card of the Week

What better way to spend a snowy afternoon, then to make a few cards. (Honey...if you are reading this, please stop.)

 Again I used this week's CPS sketch for inspiration.  Thank you CPS.

This is BW's Valentine's card, so I have to hope he won't be stopping by for a visit or that he heeds my warning at the beginning of this post.

Now I'm off to hunt down a peanut brittle recipe.  It's one of his favorite treats and since I made his other favorite treat yesterday (oatmeal cookies) for his birthday, I need to make something else for Valentine's Day.


  1. great card!!! And peanut brittle along with the card? How yummy and thoughtful!

  2. So pretty! We had a neighborhood card and cookie decorating party last night. Our cards weren't as cute, but it was fun to make some. Love it!


  3. Just wanted to hop on over to your blog since you checked out mine! Thanks for the comment, you were my very first one!!! Cute card! I'm def a new blogger considering I just started last sunday;) I've been making cards a year or so but and trying to step them up a bit!! Always drooling over the PTI designs. Talk to ya later. Kristin

  4. Lindalou: stop your search. Here's the recipe my company uses to make peanut brittle, which we think is the best available. Mix 3 cups sugar, 1 cup light corn syrup, and 1/2 cup water together. Heat to 234F, then add 3 cups peanuts, and stir continuously until the mixture reaches 295F. Cook for 1 minute, remove from heat and add 3T butter. Stir until butter is melted, then add 2t baking soda, 1t salt, and 1/8t cayenne pepper (you can leave this out, but it really preps the palate for the sugar). Stir well and turn out onto aluminum foil while spreading thin. Let it cool and enjoy.

  5. What a sweet card. I love it and I bet your honey will too! What a lucky guy.

    There was a drop box in the grocery store here to have your valentines postmarked from Loveland Colorado. I wonder if my husband will even notice that his card says Loveland???

  6. What a lucky guy! Happy Valentine's Day!

  7. Awwwww. What a great way to make your Valentine feel loved. Oatmeal cookies and peanut brittle are also on my favorites list.


  8. Bet he loved this card! and the peanut brittle too!!! : )

  9. I am loving your use of that punch and of that CPS sketch! Hope that peanut brittle turned out great, I am tasting it now!