Thursday, July 25, 2013

Papertrey July Blog Hop Challenge

Good morning friends.  Back with a card for this months blog hop challenge over at Papertrey Ink.  The challenge was to pick one of the pictures featuring the fruits of summer, and I chose #4:

Fruits-of-Summer-4


I love watermelon, so that's the reasoning behind choosing this particular color combo.  Other than the "Strawberry Patch" stamp set though, I really don't have any fruity stamps, so I ended up using PTI's "Funky Florals" stamp set.  My card doesn't make me think watermelon with this color combo, but I do like how it turned out...nice and bright and summery!  Take a look:


I think if maybe I had used a little more green, it would have looked a little more like watermelon colors, but hey, artistic license and all that, right?! :0)  It was a simple card to put together, and I had fun adding all the little diamond bling to the centers of the little starbursts.  I love the sentiment that comes with this stamp set too, so I'm sure between that and the bright summery colors, this card will surely brighten up someone's day! :0)

Make sure you check out all the other great entries over at Nicole's blog (http://nicholeheady.typepad.com/capture_the_moment/)

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a terrific Thursday! :0)

10 comments:

  1. This stampset seems to go perfectly with the bright happy summer colors of the challenge. Love how your card turned out, and love the sentiment too!

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  2. Beautiful card! By the way, did you see my entry - #61, haha. Just kidding...

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  3. Great take on the challenge! You nailed the colors perfectly....

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  4. This is so pretty! I love the flowers!

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  5. Cards like this make me regret not being able to get Funky Florals when it came out. Just beautiful!

    Linda

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  6. Love how you created your background paper!

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