Thursday, August 01, 2013

Hello Sunshine!


Hi everyone.  I had such a fun day in the studio with Heather today!!  Thanks for coming over and spending the afternoon Heather ... and thank you for the delicious Zucchini Bread!

Today I made a card using a new technique (Sunburst) that I found on "Stamp & Scrap with Frenchie".  I thought it was such a fantastic technique, but I did change it up from the way Frenchie made her Sunburst.  Instead of adding scraps for all the rays, I used a whole piece of plain yellow card stock for the background and then added  polka-dot rays with spaces in-between.  I also raised the polka-dot rays and the sun for added dimension.

I had so much fun making this card and I was smiling the whole time ... don't you just love when that happens!!! :)

This card is for four of the Dare to Get Dirty Challenges that are currently running on Splitcoast Stampers (you need to be a Fan Club member to join in).  As I mentioned earlier in the week, there will be 42 challenges in total over the week, ending tomorrow.  I know I'm not going to make them all, but I have managed to cover off twelve so far.  Hope you like this sunny card!!

Here's a close-up:





Stamps:  Sunny sentiments (Amy R)
Paper:  White (Neenah); Daffodil Delight, Daffodil Delight polka-dot (SU!); Hello Sunshine DP (Bo Bunny)
Ink:  Early Espresso (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Rectangle nestie and Circle nestie (Spellbinders), glue, adhesives, and dimensionals



9 comments:

  1. Hi Loll, I've spent the afternoon trying to catchup my woefully behind visiting. Just about to get up from the pc, when your notice popped into my email, and I zipped out to see your bright & cheery sunshine card. It _does_ make you smile indeed. I love watching Frenchie, she does some lovely cards. I'll have to follow your link (later!) and see what her version looked like. I'm lovin' yours. Great idea & probably easier than using strips to create the effect. TFS & Happy evening. Hugs

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  2. Your sun is perfect - it makes me smile too. It is very appropriate given our wonderful weather!

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  3. Well, I'm with the girls above - it made me smile as well. Such a happy card and a great sentiment. Will pop over to catch the video in a minute.

    Karen x

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  4. Such a fun card Loll and it would certainly cheer anyone up....just popping over to watch the video

    Anne

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  5. Makes me smile, so sunny and bright! Love it.

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  6. Your card is lovely, Loll! I love how you changed the technique to your own version and the sentiment is really beautiful too. How funny coincidence that I just yesterday read tutorials on this technique! Hugs and greetings from your friend in Finland xx

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  7. Love this sunny, happy card, Loll! Thanks for the link. I think I'll give this a try!

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  8. Lovin' this bright and cheery card Loll. I definitely will have to give this a try. Thanks for the lovely inspiration.

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  9. Your card really made me smile too Loll - it's gorgeous! Hugs xx

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