Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Raspberry Sutie Challenge #17

I have actually felt good for part of the day today! Yay! I guess I should add that my definition of good is very relative these days. I actually felt like stamping, and so I made a card! I have dabbled a little bit here and there, but this is the first time in 7 weeks that I have felt good enough to start and complete a card or project.....I won't let y'all know how long it took me to come up with those projects for The Cat's pajamas Blog Hop.....it would be quite embarrassing! You can click here, if you'd like to see those!
I can't imagine a better way to start out stamping again that with a Raspberry Suite Color Challenge! And these colors are amazing. This is one of my favorite color combos, and I have used colors similar to this before and have always loved the outcome. Well, without further ado, here's my card: I used SU kraft card stock for the card base, and used my new Circle Circus stamp set, also from SU. The sentiment is one that I absolutely adore, and is also from SU, Small Sayings, and I can't remember if it's current or not. I stamped chocolate chip on the kraft cs, and then stamped the real red, chocolate chip, and baja breeze on Very Vanilla card stock and punched them all out with various size circle and scalloped circle punches! The edge of the Baja Breeze card stock was punched with Fiskars Upper Crest border punch....love this one by the way, and I topped it off with Real Red Stitched Polka Dot Ribbon....but where are the polka dots you ask? I didn't want the polka dots and for the life of me could not find ANY plain red ribbon in my entire stash, so I had to improvise......the little bit of bling you see around the scalloped design are Twinkles from Taylored Expressions.....love these little guys, but they make me feel old, cuz I always have to wear my glasses when I'm working with them! Oh, yeah, and I rounded the corners with a corner rounder punch!!!

Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek! Have a wonderful day!


Kimberly said...

Your card is just beautiful! I love how you used the colors!! Great take on the challenge!! Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog! I have been following yours for a while now...and admit I do not visit as often as I should....your stuff is always amazing girl!! And you have a beautiful family!!
Have a great week!!

Kelley Eubanks said...

This is gorgeous Amanda! Love how you layered the circles... very cool! So glad that you felt good enough to stamp today! Hope this is a sign of better days on the horizon!! :)

Terri E. said...

Really fun border edge punch and great ribbon detail. Wonderful job on Dawn's color combo.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

A_MOMS_LIFE said...

Love the background stamping and love those flowers!

MEL said...

Gorgeous! Great use of the Circle Circus set, especially that medallion. :)

Winter said...

Very cute! I love the back ground stamping! Hope you continue to feel better! :)

Andrea M said...

Gorgeous card! Love the geometry :)

Sue Lelli said...

Great card! Love the bling (although I had to put MY glasses on to see it!!) The sentiment is one of my favs, too!

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