Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Wonderful day

In our stamp group when we have a week of challenges sometimes the person holding the challenge will put all the names of those that participated in the challenge in a hat and draw a name and send that person a little something, and Heidi, sent me this Stamp set which has a lot of little images some with sentiments included and this is my first time using it.  I don't often use the smaller decorative dies on my cards but these little stamps are just perfect to use the smaller dies in my spellbinder sets.

I started off using the sketch by Mojo Monday number 210, but then I ended up leaving out some so it isn't quite like the sketch.  I love sketches when I am in need of a card and nothing is coming to mind right away, great jumping off point.

I thought the flower in the stamp was quite close to the flowers in the paper.  I inked the die while the paper was still in the die to add the red touches to the ends, I so wanted to add more shading around with inking but I made myself stop there, LOL!

Inadnkado -- Garden Greetings stamp set, colored with marker
Spellbinders -- Exquisite Labels 11
Martha Stewart -- Border punch
American Crafts -- Jute

Oh my I forgot to right down the name of the paper pack I used for this, if anyone is interested let me know and I will look it up for you.

It is going to turn HOT again tomorrow but the last couple of days I sure have enjoyed having the doors open, reminding us that Autumn season is on it's way :)

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop in today and hope your week is off to a great start!


Unknown said...

This is super sweet! I love how your pretty little posie is and how it matches your Designer Paper. Great card, great Sketch!

Christine said...

A very pretty floral creation, Connie and the flower does match in so well!
I love the blue string bow too! Very nice touch!
Have a great day!

Darlene said...

What a fabulous idea for your group ... always nice to receive a surprise from time to time!! Great idea to use them on those smaller dies that we so often push aside! Cute, cute card ... thanks for sharing!

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card Connie.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Connie, what a darling card. Love the flower and how it goes so well with the paper. Viewing this surely makes for a wonderful day.
Hope you keep some of those cooler temps. We have cooled down a bit and it's a nice break. We are hoping it lasts. Have a great week.
Thanks for stopping by and your sweet visits. Blessings xo

Oliva Ohlson said...

Very cute card! I love the stamp image and the various layers on your card. What a great idea about using small diecuts with smaller stamps!

Stay cool!

Stephanie said...

Hello lovely friend! You card is very sweet and charming. The colors are nice and bright and sure to cheer the receiver.

Enjoy your week, dear Connie. Hugs!

Hussena said...

This is so pretty, Connie. Love the coloring of the image and the pattern paper you have used on your card.

Roosterhead Designs said...

Loving this card Connie!! Yes, the flower stamp really resembles the flowers in the papers design!
I love how you mixed the colors; so pretty~ and the twine adds a nice warmth : )

Lowcarb team member said...

Lovely card ... and I do hope you've had a wonderful day.

Yes, a few more weeks and it will be getting quite Autumnal, well you call it the fall, I just love this coming season and the changes in colour it brings to everything around us.

All the best Jan

Leslie Miller said...

I'm the same in that I don't always use the smaller dies, tsk tsk. But this one is so pretty! And so is the stamp. It's a perfect fit! And it does match the paper so well, which I absolutely love. Really love the flower border along the top, too. Such a darling and cheerful card, Connie!