Wednesday, June 8, 2011

happiness is a snazzy color combo!

Once a week I blog over at my mom's Close To My Heart blog, and this is the card I'm sharing over there today.  And since I haven't blogged at my own stinkin' blog in almost a week, I thought I'd share it here too!

A few weeks ago I made a similar card, for The Playdate Cafe.  (You can see my original card HERE.) When I'm feeling stuck, and I don't know where to start on a project, sometimes I steal my own ideas.  So that's exactly what I did.  I loved the card I did a few weeks ago, so I just copied it using different paper, colors, and stamps.

I used Sky, Sorbet, and Sunflower together on this card.  I think it's a really fun summery color combination.  I came up with it, because the stamp pads happened to be stacked next to each other, and I thought, "Oooh, that would be nice together!" And then I came up with a few other color combos to try, that same way.  (So I have a head start, the next time I sit down to create!)

The stamps are both from the Paper Lantern stamp set. (Swooon, I love that stamp set!)

To create the card, I simply cut a bunch of  Sunflower and Sorbet strips, layered them onto a block of Sky cardstock, matted it with Sorbet, and adhered it to my Sky colored card base.  And then I added my sentiment and lantern. Super fun, and easy to do.  (My favorite things!)

Friday is FINALLY the last day of school.  (I swear, this has been the LONGEST week ever, even for ME!)  We're all looking forward to the lazy days of summer vacation! And I don't have a Kindergartener anymore!!! First grade!? YIKES!

Have a great weekend!!!!

1 comment:

Nancy said...

I love the complimentary colors in this card along with the simple yet effective graphic stripes. The string/twine holding the lantern is a perfect complimentary texture. Another design that is fantabulous!