I had some time to make a card this morning, and my starting point was this great sketch I found on the Freshly Made Sketches blog. That, paired with a beautiful colour combination I spotted on page 105 in the new SU! catalogue, made my card come together surprisingly easy!
Here's the sketch for this week!
I started my card with a base of Summer Starfruit, did some very subtle spritzing on the background (so subtle in fact, that now that I see the picture, I see you don't even notice it... but it is there!) and layered some Comfort Cafe DSP and Night of Navy CS. I stamped my vintage bicycle in embossing ink and used some Pool Party embossing powder to add a little zing. In retrospect I wish I would have done that part a little different because the Pool Party is a little light against the white doily, but it still looks VERY pretty in real. I finished with some Pumpkin Pie ribbon and a couple of Pool Party buttons and VOILA! a really, really nice card in not too much time at all! The colour combo is stunning in real life. I think I will try it on one of my next scrapbook layouts.
Here's my card...
Thanks for taking the time to look. Have a fabulous Friday... and hopefully a restful weekend. My husband is taking part in a local Father's Day Fishing Derby with our oldest daughter, so I am home with the two youngest.... and plan on making lots of cards and doing some scrapbooking... maybe of the fishing derby photos! We'll see if they catch anything!