Saturday, July 14, 2012

Another Reason To Smile

Oh yes!  This one really has me smiling big time.  I love the colors, and stamps, and papers, and just everything about it!!  Geez, can you tell I like this one just a bit?  lol  So let's get on with it and check it out.

Stamps:  Reason To Smile, and Petite Pairs
Cardstock:  Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, and Whisper White with Floral District Designer Series Paper
Ink:  Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry ink pads, Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry, and Old Olive markers
Accessories:   Big Shot with Labels Collection Framelits and Perfect Polka Dot Embossing Folder, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Paper Snips, Sponge Daubers, Dazzling Details glitter, and Dimensionals
Whew, it was a bit of work playing around with the colors and layers to come up with what I liked, but the Color Coach really helps you put the perfect colors together.  I've been looking at how SU! uses odd bits of layers on so many of the samples in their catalog, and that really makes the cards very eye-catching.  So that's what I tried to accomplish with this card.

When the card was finished, or almost finished, it still needed something to make it special.  After trying buttons and brads that didn't work, I added the Dazzling Details to the center of the daisy.  When it dried, it was just gorgeous!  It had sort of melded the two colors together and added some sparkle on top of that - just perfect.  Don't you love it when an idea works out so well?!

That's it for today.  Hope I get a chance to get another post or two in before I leave for convention.  I'm so looking forward to seeing some of my friends from around the country.  I'm sure we'll have a lot of catching up to do so there'll be some late nights.  But oh what fun we'll have!!  I can hardly wait to see what new ideas they'll share with us.  Wish you could be there with us too!  I'll make sure to post our M&T for you when I get back.  Sharon

1 comment:

Michelle Breton said...

Can't wait to see you too Sharon!