Sending You Sunshine

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Good Morning!

Long weekends and short work weeks are fabulous aren't they? *sigh* Wish every week was like this. I'd be a more relaxed person if it were! Just saying.... ;)

Going on right now are sneak peeks of the June releases for Taylored Expressions, and before I help the Taylor and the Bakers Dozen lasses launch the huge release on Friday morning, I wanted to show you one more card using the Garden Party Blooms set.

I couldn't resist purchasing May's Project Pantry Garden Party Kit since the colors were so vibrant and fun and go together with this set like bugs on a plant! hehehe Having never bought one of these kits before, I was amazed at how much was actually in these kits! There's enough stuff crammed in that set to make anywhere between 8-12 cards (depending on how much you like your layers - hehe)! That's less than $2 a card at that price! :)

I chose to stamp the tulip this time with my Colorbox Fluid Chalk Ink in Warm Red, then the stem with Moss Green. Being a novice stamper, I don't always get a clean and crisp stamped image, so I will often go back and color over my stamped image with my ink and aquapainter. It covers those small areas with ink and leaves my image looking much more solid. Then I added just a wee bit of Diamond Stickles to the flower for just a touch of sparkle. Gotta have some sparkle right?

If you haven't guessed by now, I borrowed Taylor's TESC115 sketch for my layout and used some black adhesive pearls for the details at the top and bottom of the card. It worked out perfectly for this stamp set!

Ok, so as I said, sneak peeks of the June releases are flying all over TE-land, so if you want to see what's being released, then I highly suggest you get your skates on and roll on over to the blogs of the Baker's Dozen to see what they've cooked up!

Alex Maldonado
Carolina Buchting
Charmaine Ikach
Donna Baker
Jackie Pedro
Jeanie Witmer
Jodi Collins
Karen Giron
Karen Motz
Melissa Sauls
Sankari Wegman
Taylor VanBruggen

I'll be joining the girls on Friday, the official day of the release. I can't WAIT to show you girls what I've created!! :D

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Taylored Expressions
'Garden Party Blooms'
Inks: Colorbox Chalk Inks - Moss Green, Warm Red, Tangerine, Distress Inks - Antique Linen
Papers: Strathmore Bristol Vellum, Georgia Pacific, PP - Taylored Expressions Pantry Kit
Kaisercraft Adhesive Pearls, Fiskars Decorative Scissors, EK Success Circle Punches, Sponges, Dimensionals


~amy~ said...

Hey there sista...this is toooooooo stinkin' CUTE!!!!

Maria Elena said...

Love it ! Good Luck with the challenge !

Shaela said...

love your card - that paper is fantastic!

nasuha ahmad helmi said...

beautiful card! so fresh and cute!

Pam Varnell said...

Cute cute cute Sandra.

Taylor said...

Sooo cute, Sandra! Love seeing your take with the Garden Party Project Pantry ingredients!

Mary J said...

Sandra, I adore this card! The colours are amazing and I love how you've mixed those papers!

Mary Giles (OhioMary) said...

Super layout and choice of papers! They really bring out that stamp and compliment it nicely.

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