August 23, 2010

In the clouds

Good morning!  Maybe I should use an exclamation point there since it is a Monday morning after all.  Sorry gang.  Wake up!  hahaha!  I've been itching to get this cute little plane all inky since the day I picked it up at CHA.  It's a set from Papertrey called Fly Away - how cute is this?  It's the start of the school year, which means I'll be getting a whole new round of party invites, so I thought I'd get a jump start on some little boy cards.  I downloaded another cut file for the Sihouette so can make cute fluffy clouds and I just love the shapes of these.  Here I am with another minimal layered card - I'm on a roll!  I do think I'd like to make quick and easy cards for preschoolers since the card be all mangled up the minute it is opened.  But I try not to think about that and pretend that this will be preserved in someone's scrapbook for eternity.  :D

The layout is Taylor's TESC125 and the color combo is inspired by Curtain Call 44, which uses new In Colors from Stampin' Up! that I don't have, so I had to bend the rules a bit :D   

Have a wonderful day!
Karen

recipe -
stamps: fly away (papertrey ink)
paper: tempting turquoise, so saffron, choice snow white cardstock, fly a kite (october afternoon)
ink: real red, memento tuxedo black
accessories: silhouette clouds cut file, white embroidery floss, bits of bling (creative impressions), rectangle/scallop nestabilities (spellbinders)

11 comments:

  1. Oh this is just adorable Karen! I should probably start on making those kind of cards too...the ones that "be all mangled up the minute it's opened," LOL! You're talking just like me now I LOVE IT!!

    Miss you girlie!

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  2. Gasp! I so need this stamp... Fabulous card, Karen!

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  3. So very cute! I think the same thing with all the cards I have going to classmates in my children's school. It's just fun to make them and some of them will be preserved.

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  4. Adorable...perfect b-day card for a little guy...I'm with you on the birthday invites...just had one of my guys birthday yesterday...one more in four weeks and another one four weeks after that!!

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  5. Super cute card, I love how the plane is "pulling" the banner. LOVE it!

    Hope you have a great week!

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  6. darling card, Karen! those poofy clouds are a perfect match to this adorable design:) thanks for playing the Curtain Call!

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  7. So cute Karen.. Great boy card.

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  8. Sooo CUTE!!! And those little brads.. they look like they're floating.. AMAZING!!

    xx SJ

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  9. WOW!!!! Superb card. I have not inked up this set of mine yet. But I am totally inspired by this card to create something.

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