Thursday, July 23, 2009

A Rainy day sketch and a big SALE!

It's a beautifully cool rainy day here in Kentucky. Not a typical July summer day, but pleasant all the same. The rain we've had the last couple days inspired my card for this week's challenge on Inspirational Card Sketches. I really liked the sketch style of the multiple boxes and the card just took off!

The image is Emma, one of the cute fairies by Paper Makeup Stamps. She's sporting a cute orange umbrella, hot pink and turquoise ensemble and sparkling green wings. Just the way a rain loving fairy should look! The quote is from the July 09 Release and is part of the digi set called Raindrops and Rainbows. I've used quotes from this set a few times because it's just a great set for pairing with Emma.

This card is very sparkly with Stickles used in a lot of outlining. I used Waterfall for all the rain and the puddles, Stardust for the wings and main image outline and then my favorite color Sequins for the outline of the quote. It is a sight to see when the light (for lack of sunshine!) hits it!

Card Details
Size: 5 1/4" square
Image/Sentiment:
Emma & Raindrops and Rainbows (PMS); Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento); Coloring Medium: SU, BIC, Prismacolor and Copic markers; Paper: CS-turquoise and hot pink (Paper Studio), CS-White (GP) and PP-"Happy Go Lucky-Flowers" and "Happy Go Lucky-Blocks" (Paper Studio); Misc.: Stickles (listed above), orange grosgrain ribbon

And now news about the BIG SALE going on at Paper Makeup Stamps!

It's a ONE DAY ONLY special and some of the stamps are 50-60% off! Nothing is over $10 and several things are under $5!!! You can't beat that with a stick! As always, shipping is just $3.00, so hurry over now and check it out!

12 Words of Love:

Sam said...

Very Nice. I love the idea of as rainy day. I love the colors you choose... It really catches your eyes!
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Heather said...

Lisa, Lisa, LisaBee!!! :) I love your card!!! The image is adorable ~ Papers / colors are fantastic. I also love your sent placement. So glad you were able to play along this week at ICS ;)!!! Love ya!

Dolly said...

Lovely papers, such a bright fun card, and such a cute image. Thanks for playing along at ICS this week. :)x

scrapnnMO said...

Welcome Lisa to your first challenge with Inspirational Card Sketches. What a lovely looking card. Beautiful papers and that image ROCKS! Thanks for playing along! :)
♥Dawn♥
Owner of ICS

Kim said...

Lisa, this is beautiful!!!!

Katie Cotton said...

LOVE this card! Fab job!

Toothy said...

very pretty, love the papers, and all the sparkle.

Regina said...

love this! the colors are really eye catching! thanks for playing along at ICS

Fink said...

I would have freaked out trying to use such bold wonderful papers but you pulled it all together so stunningly! Great, pretty, bold card!

wendipooh13 said...

what a lovely card and just love the fun stamp and sentiment!! tooo cute!! great job with the IC sketch this week!!!

Judy said...

What a great job using the IC sketch. I just love your card.

Michele said...

Such a fabulous card Lisa. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

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