Friday, April 15, 2011

FTL135

I made this card...super late...for Clean and Simple's challenge#135 found HERE:

This was the sketch:

    
I used a new stamp I got from Papertrey Ink(thanks Mom:)!!) which stamps a gingham pattern and a flower from another PTI set.  The doily design is a die from PTI, as well.  It was a little tough figuring out how to make it work...the first couple times I used it, it didn't cut the paper too well.  I put an extra piece of packaging paper(really thick) behind the cutting part of the die, and it worked like a charm!  I struggled with the sentiment...tried a bunch, but settled on a simple "hello"...I thought it just fit:)!!  I know I may be in the minority...but I was sad when Taken with Teal was Taken Away...I LOVE teal!!  Oh well....I bought a bit before they stopped making it:)!!
Now, I'll be right in time for the next Clean and Simple sketch....YEAH!!
Things I used:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink Background Basics: gingham and Beautiful Blooms, Stampendous Happy Messages
Ink: Taken with Teal, stazon black
Paper:  Taken with Teal, bazzill white
Extras: Papertrey Ink Doily Die, stick on glitter dot, pop up dots

Thanks for taking a look, hope you have a great day!!

5 comments:

  1. Lisa, that is so clean and pretty! I love that striking flower and gingham stamp!

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  2. I love Taken with Teal too, Lisa! It was one of my favorites! I love the gingham stamp and the flower is beautiful! I'm still trying to figure out how to get that scallop look, much less punch it! I'm in awe!

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  3. Beautiful card! Love your colors. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  4. I love this card - and followed your link to your blog - from SCS.
    This is absolutely gorgeous, and simple!

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  5. Love this card! Beautiful color combo!

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I so appreciate your comments...thank for taking the time to write:)!! Hugs!! Lisa