Jun 28 2010

Watercolor Trio

Wow…sorry this is posting so late.  I had major problems trying to get to my Dashboard to post!  It finally seems to be working ok. 

 

And another WOW…my count went over 500,000 blog hits without me even knowing it!  I guess I haven't paid attention since I got back from the wedding!  THANK YOU for visiting and for the nice comments you leave!  I know I appreciate knowing you are out there and checking in frequently.  I've been blogging now for 3 years…doesn't seem possible.

 

I used the square (rectangle) sketch over on Mojo Monday for the basis of my card.  I've had the idea for a red/white/blue card without using stars or a patriotic theme!  I think the red and blue flowers, although unusual, fit my idea nicely!

So for my card, I started with a base of Real Red cardstock.  I layered on a piece of Whisper White that I ran thru the Big Shot with the Square Lattice Impressions Folder.  Along the bottom on another piece of Whisper White, I stamped two of the flowers from Stampin' Up!'s Watercolor Trio stamp set in Real Red and Pacific Point randomly.  (I'm SO happy that Pacific Point is returning…I love the brightness of the blue color!)   I added a strip of Real Red cardstock to hide the seam between the top and the bottom.

 

I stamped Birthday Wishes in Pacific Point on Whisper White, then punched with the 1 3/8 circle punch.  I added a 1 3/4 circle of Real Red behind it.  I stamped the third flower on Whisper White by inking up the flower with my Real Red and Pacific Point Stampin' Write Markers.  It is layered on Real Red, too.  Finally, I punched the Butterfly from Real Red cardstock, added some Linen Thread for the body and popped it up with Stampin' Dimensionals on the front of the card!  I love how it turned out!

  

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5 People have left comments on this post

Jun 28, 2010 - 06:06:47

LOVE this card.. I would never have thought to put the blue leaves on it.. It is beautiful, reminds me I must think outside the box!!

Jun 29, 2010 - 06:06:07
Jean said:

Very pretty card Connie. Love the color combo!

Jun 29, 2010 - 08:06:12

Love this beautiful card.  Red, white and blue is a favourite of mine and you do it beautifully.

Jun 29, 2010 - 12:06:06
Julee said:

This is just beautiful.  Love all the white space and wonderful colors.

Jun 29, 2010 - 04:06:15
Donna W. said:

What a cute summer cheery card.