Have you ever gotten an idea in your head but you just can’t get it on paper? This was a result of having that happen. I had this great idea that involved diagonals, Sea Street and Designer Series paper. As you can see, the only thing that made it on this card was the diagonals. I wanted to make a masculine nautical card. The only thing nautical about this card is the colors. Let me tell you, a lot of card stock, stamped and unstamped made it to the garbage bin this time. I was able to save it but I am not too sure how happy I am with the way it turned out. Such is the life of a card maker!
I hope you have better luck with your ideas then I did with this idea!
I know everyone is probably busy making Christmas cards (if you aren’t you better get moving!!) but sometimes I need a break from them. I love so many of my stamp sets and I think the non-holiday ones feel lonesome during this time of year. I decided to take out the set called Wild About Flowers and make a thank you card. The background was made using the Hexagon Hive Thinlits. It is another one of those products that don’t get a lot of love this time of year. I love the look of it as a background.
I am sure tomorrow we will be back to our regularly scheduled Christmas program!
Madelyn went to visit her other grandmother this weekend. Here she is waiting at the airport for a ride home.
Today is my friend Sandy’s birthday. For her birthday I made her this card with the Hexagon Hive Thinlit. It uses the colors of Watermelon Wonder (a new In Color) and Crushed Curry. I made another card using these colors and really liked it so I thought I would try it again. The polka dots in the background were made using a new background stamp called Dots For Days. I love using background stamps to add a little extra and Stampin’ Up has a bunch of new ones. The sentiment on this card is from the stamp set called Tin of Cards. You probably already know that since I use it a lot. It just seems to be the perfect size for a lot of cards.
Happy Birthday, Sandy! I hope you have an awesome day!