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3 Feb 2008

Bats in my Belfry or is Love Still in the Air.......


This may very well be my last post EVER!!

I was watching television last night with hubby, when I saw something out of the corner of my eye, FLYING around in my kitchen!!!

I looked over and it was a FREAKIN' BAT!! I hollered at hubby that there was a bat in the kitchen and he, who was laying on the couch, whipped around and looked and said, "AGGHHGH! I HATE BATS!!!!" and then dove under the afghan...........hmm.......

This took me back to the last time we had a bat in our house.

It was our beautiful old farmhouse, and I was up in the night to go to the bathroom. When I opened the door to come out, I saw a bat and quickly retreated into the bathroom and slammed the door shut! I hollered at hubby that we had a BAT!! He said, "stay in the bathroom"!!!

So I stayed and stayed and stayed.....finally, I cracked open the door to see what was going on and I saw that there was an blanket scurrying across the floor towards me! Hubby says "let me in", in this tiny squeaky voice! I said NO, I wasn't opening the door again until that bat was gone!! So then he HAD to get a broom and kill the bat. And then we hear later, that bats are an endangered species and it is against the law to kill them!! Give me a break.......

But I mean REALLY, aren't husbands supposed to DO this sort of thing!!!


I must have jinxed myself because Kim Hughes on her blog Paper Cuts was just talking about how she hates to walk in the dark and I responded saying - me too, because we have BATS! ugh!!


Anyway, I haven't seen it today, but I am still walking around with my eyes darting around every corner, hoping I don't see any bats!! I am terrified to go downstairs incase it is in my stamping room......even thought I know that it probably 99% is not in there. 1%.......

Oh well, back to the card.
This is the same paper as the Papertrey Ink card was on. It is such a funny colour on the blog but not so much in person. It is a kraft colour and it does look very pretty paired with the chocolate and pink cardstock.

I stamped and clear embossed my Pink Cat Studio background hearts stamp on the bottom of the card and added the cardstock.

I put a hole through the card and tied the ribbon from Costco around it.

I used my Verve Visual Heart set again, only this time I stamped both the big hearts, one inside the other. I embossed it and popped it up on the card.

I thought it looked kind of plain so I added a tag cut from my Cuttlebug little tags set and stamped the sentiment with Verve Visual stamp 'I Love You", popped up a prime flower with a Stamping Bella pearl bauble on it. For the finishing touch, I added a heart designer pin from Fancy Pants
and done!!


Well, the Super Bowl is on and even though I know nothing about Football, I am going in to watch with hubby, because I don't want to be alone when the bat strikes again! (although a lot of good he is....!!)

LUCKY ME!!

6 comments:

  1. OMG. I would have Freaked out if I saw that bat in my house. I don't blame you. Hope you don't have to deal with that ever again!

    Love your card, Can't believe v-day is just around the corner!

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  2. Thank you for the great laugh! I have the same kind of story, except it was middle of the night and I was seven months pregnant. My husband dove under the covers and I got up and grabbed the badminton thing. Some men are just big girls. I'm convinced of it.

    Your card is beautiful! I love the embossed hearts. So neat!

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  3. Love you card and I hear you about the bats; I've had two fly at me inside of the house before. Freaks you out! Watch out for that bat, but keep posting though k? :0) Mel

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  4. I cannot stop laughing! I am visualizing your husband on the floor covered by a blanket crawling towards the bathroom!!!ROTFL!!! They don't bother me...but then again I've never had one in the house. Hope he gets out safely! You too! TFS!!!

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  5. Oh, your card is beautiful too...sorry I got sidetracked by the bat...still laughing!

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  6. Ewwwww! I would have had my bags packed and gone to a hotel. I HATE bats! Don't know why, but I just do!
    Your story about your DH is too funny!
    I love the color combo on this card! It's beautiful!

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