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Monday, June 24, 2019

A Little Blue Hello


Happy Monday peeps, hope you had a great weekend!  The weather was marvelous here in PA!  I have a quick little card for you today using gingham again!  This time all the elements are SU!  I used the Global Design Project sketch (oops, missed that one!) and the Color My Heart Color Dare palette:


I feel my stamping has been really stale lately; I can't seem to get out of a rut, I need to try some new things (but this isn't one of them)!  Anyway, I took a sweet little flower from Bloom and Grow, embossed it in white on some Balmy Blue cardstock three times, then colored them in with two shades of blue Blends and diecut them with the matching die:


The Budding Blooms dies also come with two scalloped dies, so I used them to cut my Whisper White panel and gave it a little extra interest by adding some stitching, using a die from the Stitched Nested Labels set:


Finally, I stamped that cute little hello in Night of Navy ink and diecut it with a die from Stitched Labels, added a wee little bit of white twine and popped it up with some dimensionals.  It all went on top of a piece of Balmy Blue gingham DSP and a Balmy Blue mat!  Easy peasy!

Okay, here's something you don't see every day...and I guess you have to be of a certain age group to appreciate them.....pool floats called "Royal Flush".....I will let you draw your own conclusion!  But the kids loved them!  (I guess it's Walmart humor, LOL!)



On that note...enjoy your day and be blessed!

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Bloom and Grow
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Balmy Blue, Subtles DSP
 Ink Night of Navy, White Craft
Accessories Dimensionals, White Baker's Twine, White Embssing Powder
Tools     Big Shot, Stitched Labels Dies, Budding Blooms Dies, Stitched Nested Labels Dies, Blends in Balmy Blue and Night of Navy, 1/8" Hole Punch, Heat Tool

13 comments:

Kampin' Karen said...

Hello Fresh! There's nothing stale about this card that I can see. Lots of detail in the flowers, love the design and what's not to love about gingham. Those pool floats, however...glad I didn't have a mouth full of coffee! Have a blessed week.

Lisa Elton said...

Your card is darling and those pool floats are a HOOT!

Tracy Grauer said...

I think your card is clean and fresh and I love it! The pool floats = LOL!
Thanks for sharing!

Michelle said...

this is a great card! I love how you blended the sketch with our color challenge. Love it! thanks for sharing at Color Dare.

Linda Callahan said...

Your blue card is as sweet as can be!

Fabiola said...

Adorable!

JoAnn said...

Sweet card. Love the Balmy Blue color and the gingham and cute little flowers are perfect. Love the scallop border too. TFS
Cassidy looks like she is having lots of summer fun.

whoistracy said...

What a cute take on the sketch! Love all the blues. And those pool floats, oh my- put me in the "I don't get it" bracket, too!

Melanie said...


Your card is so fresh and sweet - love the blue gingham! Thank you for joining in at Color Dare Challenge #347.

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Love the checkered background with the scalloped white panel and great idea using the stitched dies to enhance the panel. Great little florals. Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare, and please come back and join us for future color challenges.

CatScrapbooking said...

What a great card! Love the gingham and those flowers. Thank you for playing along with us at Color Dare!

debi said...

This has got to be one of the sweetest cards EVER! Thanks for sharing at Color Dare.

Miss. Carrie's Creations said...

Beautiful card. Gingham is one of my favorites. Thank you for sharing your creation on the Color My Heart Color Dare blog. 💙☕MissC