Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Thought Of You Today... (H2H Inspiration Challenge)



This week at the Heart 2 Heart Challenge blog, there is an inspiration challenge going on. 


And this is our inspiration (below):




I took the bright summery colors from the inspriation photo and ran with them for my card.   I also decided to make it a long card (4" x 8 1/2") because of the way the inspiration photos are displayed in a long row.


I've had this Smiles stamp set that I used on my card for quite a while now, but I haven't played with it much (I think like once...), so I pulled it out to put it to some use today.  It's a very cute, whimisical set.


Until next time, happy creating!  :)




Supplies used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted):
Paper:  White Daisy, Pear, Sunny Yellow, Tulip, Ocean CS
Stamp:  Smiles
Inks:  Pear, Sunny Yellow, Tulip, Ocean, Sorbet, Black
Embellishments:  Sunny Yellow button, Crystal Blue waxy flax
Punch:  1 1/4" circle
Other:  Paper crimper (Fiskars), 3D foam tape, Paper piercer



9 comments:

Sheila H said...

I love all the beautiful colors you used - gorgeous card!

Romaine said...

So pretty, Vicki! I do not recall the smiles stamp set....is it a retired one?

Lori Miller said...

So cheerful - I love it!

Karen Pedersen said...

Perfection!

Melanie said...

Great summery card!!!

Haley D. said...

Your card just screams summer fun to me! I like how the H2H inspiration photo inspired you. Thanks for sharing with us at H2H!

Patty said...

What a pretty card! Love all the colors! This is one of my favorite stamp sets.

Marg said...

Just love your choice of colors. You made me smile! Thanks!

Pamela O'Connor said...

What a bright & beautiful card Vicki! Who wouldn't be delighted to have that show up in their mailbox. =) I may be scraplifting so I can send a few smiles to some deserving friends. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us at H2H!

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