March 28, 2010

ItsyBitsy Spider - Gypsy MB Challenge

This is my entry on the Gypsy Jumped Over The Moon challenge this week. We were to use a nursery rhyme and stretch and squish artwork.. I made the spider wider and the letters taller and narrower, the spider web taller and the NOT I welded and squished down. 
Just so you have the background my handsome hubby and I moved into a brand new home 4 years ago. We did not know that the brown recluse and black widow loved the house more than us! Even though we had an exterminator that came monthly... it wasn't enough. Hubby was bit on the foot a month before I and had to take medication to stop an infection or further complication. I had the exterminator out again and 3 days later I got bit! Needless to say I have a new exterminator and I haven't seen a spider in my home since he took over 7 months ago.... We love you Chad!
Below are the papers I chose and they match the pictures color wise.... when I reprint it will look better!
I stickled the string holding the spider and it's web.
And I made sure I journaled this.... amazing this is only about 30 hours after I initially felt something on my neck. I was nervous about seeing the doctor.
A better shot of the web....
My flowers were from the leftovers, and I did what Jen told me keep a good supply of black flowers for the inside and she was right!
Sure hope I didn't creep you out with my little nursery rhyme!
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7 comments:

Lisa said...

Very cute page, but WOW, that looks painful. My goodness, I'm glad it wasn't serious. I know my son hates spiders. I'm not fond of any bug, except the lady bug. :)

CraftyGirl said...

The good news is... the page and all the elements are fabulous... the bad news is... that looks really painful!! OUCH!! Sorry you had to go through that... but it did make for a great story!! LOL!
Barb :)

Audrey Frelx said...

Ouch!!! LOL!!! Love the layout!!! Love it!

Sandy from Ukiah said...

oh Shelia.. I am glad you found Chad.

Anonymous said...

Great layout Sheila, but...... OUCH!!! Looking at it makes me hurt all over. Glad those meds did the trick.

Kelley-Lou-Who said...

Eeeeewy! Hate spiders. The only bug I like is the ladybug! But your page & card are adorable!!!

Oh yeah, what state do you live in, I'll try to avoid it! ;)

flowerdisco said...

hate the spider but love the web, great job and journaling. I am bad on the journaling part:(