Amber Ink #6: But I Need It

Amber Ink - But I Need It Card - Watermark

How many times have you found yourself in the following situation?

You go to the mall to do a little shopping. You’ve made a list. You’ve checked it twice. You’re adamant that you will not veer from your budget.

And then – it happens. You see an adorable pair of shoes. And a matching handbag. And the perfect dress to tie the look together.

Before you know it, you are merrily leaving the mall with a half-dozen bags – and nary an essential in sight!

When you arrive home, your husband awaits you. He is less than enthusiastic about your fabulous finds.

   We can’t afford this. Take it back!

Before you know it, the battle cry of the shopper rolls off of your tongue…

   But I NEED it!!!

Amber Ink - But I Need It Stamp SetAmber Ink’s But I Need It Digital Stamp Set

But I Need It is one of my favorite stamp sets from Amber Ink. It has everything a gal needs to look and feel beautiful. There are shoes. There are handbags. There are hearts. There are hatboxes. If you love girlie things, this set is fun, fun, FUN!

This set is so versatile, I can’t stop playing with it! You can also see it featured on The Shoe Choo Choo!

Give this set a whirl and unleash your creativity! Below are some challenges to get your creative juices flowing. You can also find more fabulous ideas at the Amber Inklings Blog!

Amber Ink Torchbearer Badge - August 2011

Design Challenges

2 Sisters Challenge Blog #53 – Back To School (Shopping) – 8/26
Aud Sentiments Challenge #35 – Anything Goes – 8/30
Card Makin Mamas #27 – Pink – 9/1
Craft Your Passions #72 – Snarky, Sarcastic, or Funny Sentiments – 8/28
Fussy And Fancy Challenge – 3 Or More Of Your Favorite Embellishment (Dewdrops)– 8/25
Kaboodle Doodles #81 – Ribbons – 8/28
One Stop Craft Challenge #145 – Bold And Bright – 8/26
The Corosive Challenge Blog – Girlie – 8/27
The Crazy Challenge #81 – Back To School (Shopping!) – 8/27
Truly Scrumptious #64 – Rocked Up Pink – 9/5
Tuesday Throwdown #63 – Dimension And Texture – 8/29

Also Shared With

Gallery Of Favorites
Pearls And Lace Thursday
Pink Saturday

40 Responses to “Amber Ink #6: But I Need It”

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  1. Cami says:

    This is just WAY TOO CUTE. That happens to me…allll of the time!

    <3-Cami from First Day of My Life

  2. LOL – my husband knows that line too well now. So my new line is “it was an accident”. Thanks for sharing this cute card and the laughs with us at Tuesday Throwdown.

  3. Ross says:

    Being a husband the funny thing about reading this is that this is what usually happens to me. My wife is usually the one that has to reel me in and tell me we can’t afford it!

  4. Theresa says:

    Very cute! I think I’ve been guilty of that “battlecry”:)

  5. Jenn says:

    What a cute and TRUE card!! LOL
    Thanks for joining us this week at Craft Your Passion Challenge and good luck!!


  6. Wendy says:

    love this such a fab card thank you for joining us at Truly Scrumptious this week for our rocked up pink challenge

    Wendy DT TS

  7. Pam says:

    Oh adorbs! It is SO girlie and fun. Glad she is in happy mode on your card – you can tell she hasn’t met up with her Dhubs yet 😉 Suhweet!!!

  8. Doni says:

    How cute! I’m just the opposite though….I don’t shop often for clothes, so when I do, my hubby says “Great”! It’s bad though when I walk in the door with bags and bags of “Needful” items for scrapping or sewing!!!
    Thanks so much for joining me for Pearls and Lace Thursday!
    Blessings, Doni

  9. Kortney says:

    Hi!! I’m stopping by from the super Stalker Sunday Hop! Thanks so much for linking up with us again!!

    Have a great day,

    Kortney @ Kortney’s Krazy Life

  10. Sue says:

    I really DO need it.


  11. Dee says:

    I have the same thing happen to me when I go to the grocery store to get milk & bread – before I know it, my cart is heaping full of the things that are “one sale”. Cute card, thanks for sharing your creativity with us Aud Sentiments!

  12. Self Sagacity
    Twitter: selfsagacity

    It happens to me a lot! I go in for one thing and end up with a basket full.

  13. Judie says:

    I have finally learned to control myself when shopping. My one weakness is a package of cute cocktail napkins. Fortunately they are cheap!

  14. lissa says:

    that is the excuse I give myself – it really is justifiable if one doesn’t think too deeply. the other excuse is ‘it’s on sale!’

  15. Heather says:

    Stopping by from Yesterday on Tuesday’s linky party…cute!

  16. Christine says:

    Very cute! I have to admit that does not happen to me often. Now my hubby, he will always end up finding something for himself…

  17. Amy says:

    totally sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments! 🙂 Amy

  18. JDaniel4's Mom says:

    What a cute card! My son thinks he needs new toys!

  19. Stopping by from the Weekend Creation Blog Hop. Very cute!

  20. Jodi says:

    Very cute – soooo true! I do need it! Thanks for sharing your talents with us at Craft Your Passion Challenges. Hope to see more from you soon!

  21. I have to say I never say that about girlie things. I am not into that, but if you asked me about purchasing another reptile or sugar gliders or another cat or an art book or any other type of book or scrapping supplies, I would definitely “need it!”

    I’m stopping by from Shah’s weekend hop. Hope to see you, if you haven’t been to my blog, yet. I shared a poem this weekend.


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  23. LaVoice says:

    We all tend to be that way. I truly do not need a thing, but see a news style or something, and come home with it. I do not do it very often. I have a lot of resistance in that area.

  24. Tricia says:

    What a cute card – I can totally relate to your scenario! Happy PS!

  25. Imke says:

    Perfect GIRLIE card !

    Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge this week !

  26. Susan's Crafty Chaos says:

    Oh my, this is so much fun! Thanks very much for playing along with Corrosive Challenges this week, we’d love to see you again soon 😀

  27. Deedee says:

    Very fun card! Yes, I think we can all relate to the shopper’s battle cry — LOL! Thanks for sharing this at Tuesday Throwdown. 🙂

  28. This made me laugh!

    What a cute stamp set! And, sadly, how very true more times than I care to admit.

    Mine is always garage sale finds, though.

    Thanks for the laugh.

    Cute link.


  29. April@The 21st Century Housewife
    Twitter: apriljharris

    Looks like fun! Thank you for sharing this post with the Gallery of Favorites.

  30. Marlies says:

    A gorgeous card, realy cute image and such a true story! Thanks for joining us at Truly Scrumptious.
    hugs, Marlies

  31. Emily says:

    Too cute! Thanks for linking up

  32. Great Beauty Buys says:

    And we’re worth it! Thanks for linking up on the Friday Funny blog hop. Have a great weekend.


  33. Jil says:

    Very cute!

  34. LaVoice says:

    I do not go to the malls much anymore for just that reason. I only go when I definitely need something. You are tempted if you go. If I cannot see it, then cannot buy it.

  35. Pat says:

    “But I need It” – oh so true! (How did you know I spent the morning and $$ at the mall today?)

  36. Sarah says:

    For me, it’s usually the other way around! My husband will try to treat me and I’ll come up with a thousand reasons why I shouldn’t…Ha!

    HaPpY pInK sAtUrDaY!

  37. Katya kate says:

    This so me hahaha! So funny!
    Check out my related entry 🙂
    I’m a new follower 🙂



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