Friday, March 23, 2012

You Light Up My Life


I was really in need for a pick-me-up this week.  My well-loved die-cut machine broke and I was sad for awhile until I bought a replacement machine yesterday.  It's like I couldn't do anything for a few days.  But, when I saw the Paper Smooches inspiration photo above, I was inspired to create a card.  I love the white felt, pom-poms and the bright colours of the bunnies' ears.

I just had to break out the new Geo-Graphic set with the Chevron stamp - love it! I thought it would work as waves for the idea I had in mind.  I stamped the chevron three times in different colours using Memento Rose Bud, Dandelion and Bamboo Leaves.  The lighthouse, from Smoocheroos set, was stamped on glitter white felt and I added some Copic Markers to match the Chevron colours.  I stamped the cute prawn, from the Surf and Turf set just above the chevron and again on white cardstock.  I coloured the image on the white cardstock with Copic Markers YR02, YR04, YR21, YR23.  Then I fussy cut it and adhered onto the stamped image on my card.  The sentiment (from Smoocheroos set) was stamped on white cardstock and I wrapped the bright pink pom-pom trim around it.


I'm submitting this card for the current Paper Smooches Sparks challenge.  If you have some Paper Smooches stamps or their free digis, do play along for some fun.

Take care!
Kary

9 comments:

Kim C said...

Ooh what a cute card! :) Sorry to hear that your die cut machine broke. What did you replace it with?? I just ordered my SIlhouette Cameo! Hahaha...

walchowDesign said...

Beautiful design and love the spring colours too! Sorry to hear your machine broke down. My heat embossing machine broke down too after 7 years of use but got my new tool already!

Jay Gee said...

Hey Kary, great take on the inspiration photo - love the chevron background. Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge :)

Linda Beeson said...

Your colorful water is too much fun! What a cute use of that SPARKS challenge.

Emily Leiphart said...

This is sooo cute, Kary! Your stamping of the chevrons is perfect and looks like designer paper. Wow!! I love it.

Lindsey said...

Thank goodness you were able to replace your die-cut machine so quickly! Even though you didn't need it for this card. I love the chevron waves and the bright colours!

Terri E. said...

Loving the great pom poms and wonderful colors!

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Lori Barnett said...

Kary..this is so cute! I love your take on the challenge. Great job!

Lisa Arana said...

RIP little die cut machine. :) Hate it when favorite tools die. So glad you got a new one and I LOVE your chevron waves. Fabulous.