Monday, August 7, 2017

RRCB68 A Better Friend

Happy Monday, peeps!  Hope you had a wonderful weekend!  I haven't played with the Retro Rubber Challenge for a long time, and the inspiration photo was just too good to pass up!  


I wanted to make a card with only SU products, as well as incorporate the white, green and red shades, so I opted for a tiny little bit of Lemon Lime Twist, stamped with a grid pattern from Timeless Textures (2016) as my background; a Real Red Adirondack chair on a piece of white Wood Textures DSP, and a little bluebird from Sitting Here (2016) for a little interest.  The sentiment, stamped in Crumb Cake, is from Beautiful Bouquet.  I did add a little burlap ribbon for a bit of a country feel!  

I forgot to mention that this is a notecard-sized card!  And here's little closeup of my bluebird---stamped in Marina Mist and colored with a blender pen in Marina Mist and Calypso Coral inks:

And here are a few pictures of Longwood Gardens from my visit last week:


A beautiful day enjoying God's creation...with a little help from the Longwood gardeners!  Enjoy your day and be blessed!

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Sitting Here, Beautiful Bouquet, Timeless Textures
Card stock & Papers     White Note Card, Lemon Lime Twist, Real Red, Wood Textures Stack DSP
 Ink Crumb Cake, Marina Mist, Calypso Coral, Lemon Lime Twist
Accessories Burlap Ribbon (ret)
Tools     Big Shot, Seasonal Layers Thinlets, Blender Pen, Dimensionals


Betty4 said...

This card is beautiful!! I love Longwood Gardens. We are so lucky to have it in our backyard. Have a good day LeAnne!

Dawn Tidd said...

Super cute card, LeAnne! It looks like you created a great spot for relaxing on your card. I love the bright pop of Lemon Lime Twist and the wood look DSP for the setting. Those gardens are gorgeous too!

I Card Everyone said...

Just darling! and my sentiments, exactly!

Vickie said...

So peaceful....well the pop of the red chair. Longwood Gardens are beautiful...been there when we have stayed at Mont Chanin....adorable place

Jan Clothier said...

You've made great use of the colours and of the feel of the inspiration photo. The wee bluebird is adorable, perched on the chair like that. When I first saw the card, I thought that maybe you'd embossed the Lemon-Lime Twist so it was interesting to see you'd actually stamped it. Thanks so much for joining us at Retro Rubber Challenge this week, LeAnne.

Lisa Elton said...

That is a sweet inspiration photo and I LOVE the way you were inspired! This is extra cute LeAnne!

Claire Grantham said...

Welcome back LeAnne, I LOVE the little birdy on your lounger, really cute and that bright green panel is amazing. Thank for playing with us this time at Retro Rubber. Good to have you back.Claire DT

Katy McGloin said...

What a gorgeous inspiration by sharing the pictures of Longwood Gardens. The card picks up the restful tone. Adding the bluebird was the right touch!! Thanks so much for sharing your lovely card with Retro Rubber this challenge. Always enjoy seeing you in our gallery!!

creative lady said...

Love your take on the photo inspirational challenge. The bird perched on the chair is adorable. Thank you for joining Retro Rubber.

Christine Traversa said...

Lovely photos! I just love your card especially that adorable bird on the chair! Great coloring job! Thanks so much for joining us at the RRCB!