Sunday, July 5, 2015

Summer Fun with A Color, Sketch and Theme Challenge :-)

Hi Again Stampers! 

I hope all of you are enjoying your weekend!  My hubby had to work the whole weekend, so I decided to spend some time designing cards :-)  Any excuse to spend time crafting, right??

I just love the fresh color combination in this week’s Pals Paper Arts PPA258 Color Challenge, so I pulled out my new stamp set, Awesomely Artistic and combined it with the Freshly Made Sketches FM193 Sketch Challenge and the Simon Monday “Summer”Challenge. .

 Flowers and dragonflies definitely remind me of the summer vacations that we would take to rural New Yorl- my grandparents had a cabin on a river and the dragonflies would be flitting around as well as the blossoming summer flowers...I remember as a young child chasing the rabbits and trying to catch one :-)  Oh, to be a kid again- lol!!

If you have not had a chance to do so, I hope you will find the time to visit the above challenge sites to check out the Design Team samples as well as their galleries-wonderful inspiration from all!

This was a quick, easy card to create- stamp the images using Stāz-On® Midnight Blue ink onto Whisper White cardstock, color with Stampin’ Write markers, trim and mount onto Night of Navy and Cucumber Crush cardstock.

Add a few Rhinestones and you are finished!  

Easy, peasy as one of my fellow demonstrators loves to say :-)

Stamp Sets: Awesomely Artistic

Ink: Cucumber Crush, Stāz-On® Midnight Blue; Stampin’ Write Markers- Cucumber Crush, Night of Navy, Watermelon Wonder, White Gel Pen

Paper: Whisper White, Cucumber Crush, Night of Navy

Accessories: Big Shot™, retired Starburst Collection Framelits™, Rhinestones

Thanks again for visiting- if you have any questions, please let me know in the comments.   Hugs and have a wonderful week, my friends!


Michelle said...

This is gorgeous! I love how you've combined your elements. It's a wonderful composition! Thank you for sharing your card with us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

Kim S said...

LOVE your use of the sketch! The greenery in one panel and the floral in another is stunning - and the embellishments are just perfect! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Linda Callahan said...

Great combo of,both challenges! Love how,you highlighted this set with the different panels! Beautiful card!

Meihsia Liu said...

Such a beautiful card! Love the fabulous colors. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

Karren said...

Beautiful card and a wonderful use of the colors and sketch! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Unknown said...

Julie, what a lovely card resulting from challenge combinations. My favorite detail is the small image popped up on a starburst punch! Thanks for including the PPA color challenge in your stamping fun this week!

Unknown said...

So many incredible details! I adore what you've done with the sketch and our PPA colors...fabulous!

Papercraft Boutique said...

Great design layout, and excellence in details! I love the way you make the best of each color. It's an absolutely beautiful card!

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