I made a card!

So last weekend was Word Card Making Day. Splitcoast had a day of challenges. I tried, but managed only one card. I do like the card – I did the sketch challenge…though my interpretation might be a bit loose 🙂  I got the idea for the circle accent from a commercial on tv.  I already had them cut when I decided to try this challenge. The free-form cutting and bright colors made me think fun. I always need birthday cards, so doing a b-day card was a no-brainer! I *love* this new Designer paper from Stampin’Up! – it is a great color scheme and some fun patterns. I free-form cut the strips and outlined them with a black pen – to match the circles. And all these free-form shapes made me think of the Doodle Alphabet set.

A couple nights ago I started on the thank you cards I needed to send with the goodies I’m sending to my contest winners (for the DSS program on SCS). I finally finished them today. I used a PageMaps sketch (Mar 08), and some neglected paper and rubber. This is a simple card, but I like it.

Funky Sherbet Party
Stamps: Doodle Alpha (SU);
Ink: black (VersaFine);
Paper: Tempting Turquoise, Gable Green, Yoyo Yellow, Apricot, Rainbow Sherbet DSP (SU); Aqua Mist (PTI);
Other: dimensionals; black brads; CTMH black pen;

Thank You Flowers
Stamps: Live Your Dream (SU);
Ink: Guava, Wasabi (SU);
Paper: Afternoon Tea DSP, Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip, Soft Sky (SU);
Other: dimensionals; paper piercer, tag die (CB); Guava ribbon (SU);


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