April 29, 2010

Let Your Sun Shine

Good Afternoon friends!  Hope the day is bringing you many blessings.  Currently I am blessed with a quiet house.  2 kids are eating lunch and one is sleeping.  Silence really is golden...

Anyhow here's a card that I made for the current Viva la Verve challenges inspired by the picture I included on the right.  Today I'm trying something knew and adding directions for the card I made.  Not that they aren't straight forward but it's good practice for when I submit my creations for publishing.  Also what may seem straight forward for me might not be for someone else.

Thanks so much for spending some time here with me and I hope you are having a wonderful day!


1) Make card from Cardstock (CS) A2 size
2) Punch border on CS; trim and adhere to card
3) Trim pattern paper and adhere to card
4) Mat pattern paper on CS; adhere to card
5) Cut square from CS; stamp sentiment; mat with CS and adhere to card
6) Thread buttons and adhere with glue dots.


Paper: Whisper White, Tangerine Tango, Tempting Turquoise, floral dp (Chatterbox), Ashville dp (Scenic route)
Ink: Pumpkin Pie
Accessories: Scallop Trim border punch (SU!), linen thread, Hawaiian shores buttons (PTI)
Stamps: Feel the Sun (Verve)


  1. Patterned paper and you must walk hand in hand on quiet days! Wonderful card! And I think I shall start to post instructions too, if you don't mind. What a great tip, a great TIME SAVING tip from a mama!

  2. great papers again...so happy to see a card with this room colour!!! LOVE the new buttons and so glad I ordered them this time :) LOVE this :)

  3. Stunning card! Love those colors!

  4. You and Maureen always have such fabulous thread....where on earth do you get it?! =) Another beauty. I just love the way those buttons shine!

  5. Beautiful card! I love those buttons!

  6. One super fab creation...great paper choices!

  7. LOVE this! The colors are fantastic, and I love the buttons!