Monday, August 10, 2009

card patterns sketch #27

Hi all!! Here's my take on the cardpatterns sketch #27. I went for an almost monochromatic scheme here. I wanted to used my summer sunrise buttons and it just went from there. The colors on this card remind me of a cake my Mom made for a couple that had just got married years ago. I was only about four or five but I never forgot that cake!! It was cream frosting with all these little sunflowers all over it. Don't know what made me think of that!!

All supplies are from papertrey ink. I had to use my everyday button bits... hope you are not sick of it yet but boy do I love this set!! The summer sunrise buttons are a little peachier (? is that a word?) than the usual summer sunrise color but I like the bit of contrast. I added a bit of diamond stickles to a couple of my buttons to give a little extra pep. I stamped the large flourish of the fancy flourishes set in vintage cream on the background before I adhered the image. You can't really see it in the photo but I really like the subtle effect of it. Well I'm off to go work on a few more things!!

Thanks for looking and have a great day!!


stamps: everyday button bits, fancy flourishes
ink: ripe avocado, vintage cream
cardstock: vintage cream, summer sunrise
patterned paper: friends til the end 8x8 paper pack (summer sunrise)
ribbon: summer sunrise satin
martha stewart monarch butterfly punch
diamond stickles

1 comment:

  1. Lisa this is divine! So elegant. Love the simple lines and those little button flowers.


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