4.30.2010

Rain Rain

 Hello!

I have a SSC Card challenge card for you today...all you have to do is make a card using four colors from THIS graphic (designed by yours truly) and add a twist, Spring. Easy!


This was inspired by THIS piece of art for Etsy Inspired (I thought it was raining, thus the umbrella) and by the 2S4Y sketch
I took the image from Cosmo Crickets "paper" and copied it using the printer so I could trace and cut out the extra umbrella. Then I distressed the edges and slightly inked them, and added the second umbrella. A button and a smidge of ribbon were added to tie everything off.
I don't know why my camera is coming out with these fuzzy pictures - I'm on Macro, Close-Up setting. I'm going to try something different with my next card, and I'll need you to let me know what you think.
 Anyways, I just wanted to share something; sometimes my cards will slide when I put them on the glassy-looking bottom of the photo (a laminating sheet, actually), and to keep propped right, I have this bunch to help me...


 They are actually the smallest thing in site to use when taking my pictures, so I just use them. ;)

Thanks for stopping in!

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Rainy Day card recipe
Cardstock: Bazzil
Patterned paper: Cosmo Cricket "Honey Pie"
Image: Cosmo Cricket "Honey Pie"
Ribbon: Offray
Button: unknown
Other: thread, ink from Martha Stewart

Tools: trimmer, scissors, printer, adhesive, foam dots

9 comments:

  1. Amazing! I love it! SO glad to have you as part of the team in May too!

    Thanks for playing along with us at EIC this week!

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  2. Too cute. Love the umbrella!

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  3. Darling card! Love the way the umbrella is in separate pieces! :)

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  4. Hee hee! I use Lego pieces!!! ;-) Your card is so cute! Love the umbrella! I'll try to participate although the times are tough at home - both kids are sick!

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  5. Such a sweet card! love the umbrella!

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  6. Love the "inside scoop" LOL. Another great card Clare!

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  7. love your sweet card, Clare! so simple and pretty! i adore it!

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  8. This is so cute! Perfect for me today. It's raining cats and dogs here. :)

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  9. very pretty - I Love the craft and the distressed edges
    thanks for joining us at 2S4Y this week
    :) Kazan

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