Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Sending You Smiles Card

Today I combined two challenges:  Mojo Monday Sketch challenge and Splitcoast Stampers color challenge: Pacific Razzleberry Olives.  I was glad to have them both that way I didn't have too many choices.  My oldest left this morning for college.  For various circumstances I was unable to take her, but thankfully she has a friend traveling with her, her roommate and best friend in fact.  I had been doing really well but today I am missing her so much.  I guess the reality kindof hit me like a ton of bricks.  However, we already have a trip planned at the end of September when school here is out for fall break.  My husband's family is in Salt Lake City close to where she will be.  I am sure I will be fine until then.

On a more positive note!!!  I can't believe I already reached 100 blog followers!!  I will be getting the blog candy I promised ready and pictured in the next day or two!!  Thanks so much for all the support!!  Never in my wildest dream when I started a blog did I imagine how much fun it would be and how many friends I would make. 

On with the today's creation!  Here is what I came up with, combining the challenges!  I hope you like it!

Recipe:
Card Base: SU  Pacific Point 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:  Rich Razzleberry 4" X 5 1/4"
Card front layer:  Old Olive 3 3/4" X 5"
Other Cardstock / Paper:  white
Ink: SU Pacific Point, Rich Razzleberry (sponging)
Stamps: Verve Thoughtful Florals & Fancy Florals Remixed
Accessories:  Square Punches, Rich Razzleberry Ribbon, SU Modern Label & Word Window Punches, Buttons (probably from Oriental Trading Co.), Brads ( I think from Target $1 bins.  I am such a sucker for $1 bins!!), Cuttlebug & Victoria Embossing Folder

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12 comments:

  1. I really like that card. I just got an electric big shot and some embossing folders and now I need to figure out what to do with them. This card gives me a good idea. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. I attempted to try both these challenges together today but gave up. That color combo was a toughy for me. Yours is fab though. I like your choice of embossing with the stamped image.

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  3. I like your card! There are so many layers and elements to it, yet the simple layout keeps it from going over-the-top. Looks great!

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  4. The brads are the perfect touch!

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  5. Gorgeous color combination and I love the layout. Beautiful! TFS Congrats on your 100 followers.

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  6. This is so pretty! I love how you used the stamps and the colors too!

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  7. This project is really beutiful. I think I'll try to make a replica cuz it's just gorgeous!!

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  8. great colors, very pretty....have a sweet day!

    enjoy *~*~

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  9. Love this color combo and the beautiful embossing!

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  10. Great textures and layers here, Laurie! Just lovely!

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  11. Lovely card! The embossing is beautiful, cute buttons, and great colors!!!

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