Papertrey Ink Blog Hop - June

Friday, June 25, 2010

Sweet Blush
Smokey Shadow
Raspberry Fizz 

Hello!  Today I made a cute little 'get well' card.  I never seem to have any when I need them, so I thought I should stock up.  My card base is a little smaller than a standard A2 card.  I trimmed the edges so the top note die took up almost the entire card front.  I stamped the bottom portion with a Text Style stamp in Pink Passion (which is a great match up for Raspberry Fizz).  I tore an edge of Smokey Shadow to put behind the ribbon.  It's the very first time I've ever used that color, and I love it.  I sponges around the perimeter of the top note panel with Basic Black, since I don't have any gray ink.

It's hard to tell in the photo, but the button is a perfect match.  It's looks like pewter in real life.  I threaded the button with a sliver of Sweet Blush card stock.  Such a handy trick when you don't have the right thread color.
Speaking of the photo, I took 100+ pictures of this card.  I'm trying out a photo box I made and trying to get just the right lighting.  It's tricky.  The pictures still didn't come out the way I wanted.  I'm still playing.  Any advice would be great.

Thanks for stopping by.  I hope you have a great day!!!

{Get well soon}
Stamps: Communique Sentiments, Text Style (Papertrey Ink)
Card Stock: Sweet Blush, Smokey Shadow, Kraft (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Basic Black, Pink Passion (SU)
Accessories: Raspberry Fizz Ribbon (Papertrey Ink), Button, Foam Dimensionals, Top Note Sizzix Die (SU), Stampin' Sponge (SU)
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BonnieRose June 24, 2010 at 7:40 AM  

your pics are great.. fab card.. love it!

Anne B June 25, 2010 at 8:31 PM  

Love the colour combo and I think your photos turned out very well :)

Leigh Ann Baird June 25, 2010 at 8:31 PM  

Love this color combo! Wonderful card!

Steph Zerbe June 25, 2010 at 8:43 PM  

Gorgeous card. Love the text and the color combo!

How do you get the YOU"D ALSO MIGHT LIKE on your blog I wonder. Very cool little feature!

Jen Carter June 25, 2010 at 9:22 PM  

Very pretty card!

Mariana June 25, 2010 at 9:26 PM  

What a great card, I love your text background!!

Lorraine June 25, 2010 at 9:46 PM  

Very pretty! The smokey shadow does make the pink pop. Must remember to try it!

Kara June 25, 2010 at 9:46 PM  

Love these colors! So feminine!

Heather P. June 25, 2010 at 9:50 PM  

This is SO pretty! Love these colors together! :)

Nerina June 25, 2010 at 10:03 PM  

SUCH a lovely card! Love the text and the felt ribbon especially! Yum!

Linda June 25, 2010 at 10:03 PM  

Very pretty combo. Lovely card. And your photos are lovely also.

Marge June 25, 2010 at 10:15 PM  

Absolutely gorgeous!!!

Kelly S. June 25, 2010 at 10:15 PM  

Love your design on this! Those colors sound like they could be hard to combine together but you sure made them look awesome!

Stephanie June 25, 2010 at 10:17 PM the smokey shadow in this combo! very elegant :)

I love it to when I find the perfect button in my stash, especially for grays & browns!

Becky Carafa June 25, 2010 at 10:21 PM  

This is beautiful!

Pam W. June 25, 2010 at 10:24 PM  

Very pretty. I love the touch of smokey shadow. Great job.

Kay June 25, 2010 at 10:47 PM  

This is a great color combo- love the card (and your pics look fine, btw)!

Mindy June 25, 2010 at 10:53 PM  

Love these colors together. The card is happy and elegant at the same time. Beautiful!

resmith June 25, 2010 at 11:48 PM  

Beautiful card! Great color combo!

Cammie June 26, 2010 at 7:43 AM  

Such an elegant card with a modern flair! Love it!

Anonymous June 26, 2010 at 8:45 AM  

Love, love, love the color combo!!!! This is a stunning card.

Terri June 26, 2010 at 1:16 PM  

Nice color combo and card!
I would suggest you get an Ott light bulb it will help a lot.

Victoria June 26, 2010 at 11:30 PM  

Neat color combo. I will have try that. You did a great job, I think your pic fine, too!

Barbara June 27, 2010 at 10:34 AM  

LOVE that color combo, and your card is gorgeous, Dana!

Sue Lelli June 27, 2010 at 9:25 PM  

LOVE the color combo! PRETTY details in this card!!

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) June 29, 2010 at 5:51 PM  

Beautiful card Dana! Such a pretty colour combo and I love the torn edge!

Lori June 29, 2010 at 10:59 PM  

Pretty color combination!

peggysue July 1, 2010 at 8:41 PM  

Very pretty!

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