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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Way to Go!

Here's a fun card that I made last week.  A friend came over to my house and we each made a card, based on a sketch.  She used traditional red, white & blue colors and I went with a softer color scheme. 

Here's my card:


I told my friend that it almost looks like a baby card with all the pastels.  The bow looks kind of funky in this picture but it looks good in real life.  I think I just got a weird angle on it when I took the photo.  I used PTI's "Tin Type" background set on the Spring Rain cardstock.  I love that background set so much!  The sentiment and star are from the "Star Prints" set and the flourish is from "Fanciful Flourishes".  This was the first time I used the new Plum Pudding pigment ink. I LOVE it!!  It is such a soft, pretty purple (and that is saying a lot for a KU Jayhawk fan)!


I used one of the Tea Dye Inks around the Spring Moss cardstock and I just really like the look that it gives the cardstock.

Here's the sketch from the Card Patterns blog that this card is based off of:


Thanks you so much for visiting my blog!  I hope you have a very good day!

Supplies
Stamps:  PTI Tin Type Background, Star Prints, Fanciful Flourishes
Paper:  PTI Plum Pudding, Spring Moss, Spring Rain
Ink:  Plum Pudding, Spring Rain
Other:  Spring Rain Button, Scrappers Floss, Fiskars Star Punch, Fiskars Upper Crest Border Punch, Pop Dots, PTI Plum Pudding Ribbon

11 comments:

  1. Love the color scheme, and the flourish behind the star adds a really neat touch!

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  2. Great card, Jen! Love the colors AND the "funky" bow :)

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  3. Don't you just LOVE Star Prints? It's one of my favorite PTI sets!! Great look with the Plum Pudding!

    Sounds like you guys had fun with your sketch!!

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  4. Very nice card! You could replicate it using a baby sentiment. And that bow is super fab, I love saddle stitch ribbon!

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  5. Jen, these are great colors together and I especially like the distressed edges of the yellow mat. :) Nice work!

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  6. Very pretty colors Jennifer! I haven't opened the new plum pudding ink yet, but it looks fabby on your card.

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  7. I love your soft color scheme! That is a fun layout I may have to give it a try today! Nicely done!

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  8. i love the layout of this. you did a great job and i love your soft colors!

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  9. That is a pretty card: would be great for Easter!

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  10. Great colors! Those stars are so fun! Love the card!

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  11. Oh such a pretty card - love the background. Guess I may have to break down and buy some...they kind of scare me though...you know lining them up just right. Oh and the purple is FAB :)

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