Monday, April 6, 2009

Color Inspiration #48 & Lunchtime Sketch Challenge #64

Good morning everyone! I'm on a roll and creating again. It's feels great and I'm hoping I can keep it up! I combined a couple of challenges today. I took the Color Inspiration #48 from Kristina Werner's blog and the Monday Lunchtime sketch from the very talented Mary Jo at TechnoStamp, and combined them, both of these ladies are great about inspiring creativity!


I chose the Blooming with Love set for this card. It's a wonderful choice for a Mother's Day card or any cheerful design you might have in mind. The colors were perfect for this stamp. So very pretty. And this sketch turned out perfect to showcase that flowerpot images. I had to laugh at myself as I made this card, advanced math in school was the bane of my existence and as I looked at this sketch I thought wow this won't be hard, then as I tried to decide on the diamond square for the stamping area, I thought how do I decide what size that needs to be??? I'm sure you math geniuses out there could easily tell me what size the square needed to be in relationship to the rectangle it sets on, well NOT ME! I ended up cutting that piece down like 4 times before I found the right size! LOL So if anyone out there has the simple mathematical equation for this take pity on me and share it!!! I've listed all the other pertinent details below the card.



Here is all the stamps that come in the Blooming with Happiness set I used for this card.



Card Details:


  • Card Base - 4.25 X 5.5, Rectangle 3.25 x 4.50, center square 3.00"
  • Paper - Kiwi Kiss, Chocolate Chip, Baja Breeze, Whisper White
  • Ink - Kiwi Kiss, Chocolate Chip and Baja Breeze, Black Stazon
  • Accessories - Crafter's Tool Kit, Dimensionals, Circle punches

Well that's it for this post, as always thanks for stopping by and see you soon.





12 comments:

Julie said...

Very pretty and I love the simplicity.

Wonderful job with both challenges!

Sherri said...

Very cute!

MJ said...

That is just beautiful. I love the way you did the sentiment on the bottom. Great color combo too! Thanks for playing along.

Cate said...

Love the way you've used this. All your cards are fabulous!

CaroleJordan said...

I am loving that color combo!! I need to try something with that too.
Love your siggy! I have a pawprint on mine too :)

EValeen said...

Beautiful! And I'm glad to hear someone else makes multiple cuts too! LOL

Rachel Bleich said...

I am loving this color combo as well! I am a multi-cutter too. I think that is just the creative genius! LOL! Great job!

Karen said...

Lovely card and fun blog! I'm thinking that the challenges might be the way to go. Any inspiration is a good thing! :)

Laura said...

Really like your header for the blog. Great job on that. Love the cards too.

Brenda said...

Great job!! Very pretty card!!

Stephanie said...

Very pretty card! I love the Blooming with Happiness stamp set! My water coloring is not the best, but I think with this set it lends itself to be a little of the lines!

Thanks for sharing!

Stephanie said...

The paper piercing is soooo lovely w/your beautiful work!