Saturday, 15 May 2010

Sunny

Morning everyone, hope you've all got a lovely sunny day like we have here on the South coast. I've found it very inspirational and I have a card to show you that I've managed to make to fit 3 challenges.
In keeping with the lovely weather, I've used warm, sunny colours and my new clear stamp set, Build A Sunflower from Papermania. I saw this in our newly opened branch of The Range and couldn't resist it as I have some of their others and they always stamp so beautifully.
You'll have to excuse the photo which is slightly wonky as I was dodging bright sunlight when I took it so it came out slightly askew (I'm not drunk, honest!!!).
I stamped the sunflower sections in Memories Artprint Brown dye ink and coloured them with Promarkers (Sunflower, Gold and Amber).I cut them out leaving a narrow white border and then went round all the edges with the Amber Promarker to ass emphasis. I stuck them together with ds and foam tape and stuck a dimensional circle over the centre.
I used a mix of papers from the Papermania Sunshine Capsule collection together with a polka dot paper by Polka Doodles from the Paper Boutique CD. I trimmed the edges with small scallop scissors and the polka dot paper was made into a central band by trimming both edges with the Martha Stewart Arch Lattice edge punch.
I covered a small white tag with odd bits of the papers, stamped text from the stamp set on, then inked round the edges with Umber and Marigold VersaColor inks. I wound old gold thread around the top and bottom and finished off with a metal button.
I'm entering the card in the following challenges:
Pink Elephant Challenge - Yellow, Decorated Paper and Buttons
One Stitch At A Time - Going Dotty (my yellow polka dot paper)
Stamp Something - Celebrate

12 comments:

  1. Ух ты, какая яркая. летняя, солнечная открытка!!! Очень нравится, восторг!!

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  2. Beautiful! I love it! I've managed to resist the build a butterfly, because I have several similar stamps, but I might have to buy this one!

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  3. everything about this card is well thought out! congrats on another winning style!

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  4. Fantastic card, Felicity! I love all the DP you used on your card, they look great!
    Thanks for joining us at TPE!

    Silvia~DT

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  5. Gorgeous, Fliss! I love the sunflowers!!
    *smiles*
    debbi

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  6. Fabulous card and papers, Thanks for joining us over at OSAAT, hope you call back again soon, Good Luck
    Sarah xx

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  7. Lovely card Fliss. Great stamp set too think I might have to get this one too. Thanks for joining us here at OSAAT this week.
    Sam x

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  8. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. Hope to see you again.

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  9. Definately sunny...beautiful. Thanks for joining us this week at OSAAT. Smiles...Tammy

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  10. This is wonderful, even though it's quite grey here this morning, this card is full of sunshine and warmth :D
    Thanks so much for joining us at OSAAT this week with our Going Dotty challenge!

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  11. Lovely card!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at TPE!!
    Sheri-TPE DT

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  12. SO BEAUTIFUL. Lovely flower and fantastic card.
    Thank you so much for joning us at Stamp Something this week.
    Dorte aka dot.scrap.blogspot.com

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Fliss xx