Wednesday, December 10, 2008

                   
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Kristina's Color Inspiration #34


Happy Wednesday! I should have gone to bed at 10:30, but I decided to really quickly make a card for Kristina's Color Inspiration #34: Perfect Plum, Pale Plum, Bordering Blue, Certainly Celery, and Sage Shadow. When I first started stamping, the Soft Subtles were my absolute favorite, especially Perfect Plum and Pale Plum, so I feel like I know these colors well! lol!

Since I was short on time, I took the challenge very *literally* and used my old snowman punch to make little snowmen going across in a row, just like her sample picture. Not too inventive, but I'll mail it off to a family member who will love it hopefully! I finally got the Polka Dot background stamp last week, and I'm loving it! The "merry" is from a retired set called "Cute Converse"...I saved it because I loved its little word sentiments. The star punch is also retired, but I like the "folk" look of it.

Okay, gotta get to bed. A cold came to visit me Monday night and it's kicking my behind, sigh...the joys of working with lots of little children! lol! Hope you're having a great week! Hugs and happy stamping!

Recipe
Stamps: Polka Dot Background, Cute Converse (retired).
Cardstock: Whisper White, Perfect Plum, Pale Plum, Bordering Blue, Certainly Celery, Sage Shadow.
Ink: Staz-On Black; Certainly Celery Classic.
Accessories: 5/8" Certainly Celery Grosgrain Ribbon, Mini Glue Dots, 1/8" Circle Punch, Snowman & Star Punch retired, Marta Stewart Plum Linen Thread.

34 comments:

..::Paulina::.. said...

SO cute, and yet so simple! Cute, cute, cute!

Karla said...

Nice! I like the punched snomen!

Butternut Sage Designs said...

This card is SOOOOOOO cute! Adorable...~Donna

Sarah-Jane Kale' said...

How cute is this card!!!

Sarah
xx

Chelle said...

I love it! Nothing wrong with a simple card like that at all!

Jenn D said...

Angie this is absolutely adorable! I think it's perfect.

Juanita said...

Polka Dot BG was my first background stamp, so I have special feelings for it.
I love how you rocked the colors. I loved her image so much, but don't have time to play. Your card is fantastic!

Lisa Brown said...

This is darling, Angie! Love it! I love that polka dot BG stamp, too!

suzy tyler said...

LOL...good idea on the snowmen, Angie! I like it very much.

Deanna said...

Uber cute!

jacquelyn said...

Cute and simple! Love it. I like the clean look to this.

kathleenh said...

This card is super cute Angie! I love the row of snowmen!

Donna said...

me too! my favorite combo was pale, perfect plum & mellow moss (if you have time to check out the Gina K party tonight I used it (minus the mellow moss, I'll be posting it to my blog soon though) LOVE the row of snowmen punches - too cute!

Tina said...

Very good, you're a clever duck!

Sherri Barron said...

Very Cute. I always loved that little guy.

Amy, Ottawa, Canada said...

This is really cute! TFS, Amy.

Sherri said...

Absolutely adorable! I love it!!

Ann said...

Oh, SO cute! I saw this little stamp and Michael's and didn't know what to do with it...should've bought one on clearance! :D

Karen said...

Oh My Gosh...this is absolutely adorable!!!

Alexandra said...

CAUUUUTTTTTEEE!!!! Angie, this is too stinkin' adorable, girl!! Love this! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Sharlene said...

Just too cute! Love it!

Nancy Riley said...

Clever and so cute! You come up with the darndest ideas, Angie!

Sankari W. said...

tooo cute angie! that background pola dots is awesome! love those snowmen in a row! with the merry star! hope you are feeling better! I know what you mean about getting a cold - i just started to get one yesterday and right now am in the thick of things - slept this evening and now i am wide awake and its almost 2am - sheesh! okay- back to bed - just wanted to tell you that your card is just ooooo cute!

Tara said...

very cute card...love it!! i love the star! :)
hope you are feeling better soon and good luck at the craft show!! :)

SmilynStef said...

Cute cute cute ... love that snowman chorus line ... adorable star tag too.

Wendy said...

Well done on the colour challenge, love the idea!

Leah said...

Sooo cute, congrats.

Butternut Sage Designs said...

Congratulations a very sweet card and a "WINNER"!

sideoats + scribbles said...

Congrats on your top 10! Love the snowmen, too cute! :)

Lisa Brown said...

congrats on top ten, angie! awesome!

Nancy Riley said...

CONGRATULATIONS on making Kristina's Top Ten, Angie! woohoo! You're AWESOME!

creationsceecee said...

Those cute little snowmen, all in a row, won you a Top 10. Congrats! You deserve it!
CC

Mary said...

This is the cutest snowman card. Congrats on winning. These colors go great together the way you arranged everything. Nice idea.

Heidi Van Laar said...

Congrats on Making the top 10! I can totally see why, This card is ADORABLE!