I think I'd better move on to today's card, huh?
I'm playing along in 2 challenges:
Pals Paper Arts #101 - a color challenge "chase away those summertime blues"
CAS-ual Fridays #10 - create a shaped card
It's been quite a while since I created a shaped card. And, since they're so much fun to make...of course, I had to play along. And, the color challenge at PPA really called out to me...I love those blues.
So, here is my take on the 2 challenges:
I used bashful blue card stock for the card base - or should I say dress? I stamped the palm leaves in not quite navy and marina mist inks. The bodice of the dress is made from not quite navy card stock and I sponged around the edges with a little ink, in the same color. I row of tiny clear gems finishes off my card.
Normally, I would stamp a sentiment on the front of my cards. But, I felt that even a small sentiment would be too distracting on this card. I'll add a sentiment to the inside, when I decide who the recipient will be.
I'll be using this template again. I have so many ideas for colors and prints!
Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you'll leave a comment.
card stock: bashful blue, not quite navy (Stampin' Up!)
ink: not quite navy, marina mist
stamp: the palm leaves from Forever in Our Hearts (Verve)gems: recollections (Michaels)
And.....a few more pics from my flower gardens :)
|Well, this isn't from the flower gardens. This tiny maple leaf was on the sidewalk. I thought it looked so pretty with the drops of water and the angle of the sunlight.|
|A mix of yellow and pink coneflowers.|
|These golden stargazer lilies are much taller than they've EVER grown before. I'm 5'5" tall, and they're taller than me! I included the door in this shot, so that you can see how tall they really are.|