Wednesday, November 7, 2012

A Freshly Made "All is Bright" washi tape card

   Happy fall, y'all!  The Halloween fun is now behind us and Thanksgiving is right around the corner; my favorite holiday.  And the Christmas fun can now begin too, though I have not yet played my Christmas music cds yet, I have been thinking about it!  I enjoy Christmas music so much.

  Both my daughters are now recovered from their bronchitis and are both back in school.  After having one or both home for two consecutive weeks, it is so quiet without them around the past two days!  I have put all of my Halloween papers and embellies away, so my craft room is a bit neater; my desk still has some piles to work through...

  I was in need of mojo, so I checked out some of my favorite challenge blogs for inspiration.
I found this sketch at Freshly Made:
  I noticed that peach strip right way!  I have a few bits and bobs on my desk; extra pieces that never made it on a card.  One bit is a paper strip of white card stock that I had covered in My Mind's Eye "All is Bright" washi tape (aqua).  That was my jumping off point.  I pulled another scrap strip of white card stock from my scraps bag and covered it with the red chevron pattern washi tape (also MME "All is Bright.")
  Then I perused my Christmas stamps, and I chose this Santa Rosa stamp from 2001.  I colored the flowers with a Promarker "poppy".  I wanted to match the aqua, but I do not own any aqua-colored markers!  I blended two Copic marker colors:  G82 and B00.  I added Hero Arts pearls to the center of my flowers and glossy accents to the flowers and berries.

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas!

Happy Wednesday :)

20 comments:

Julie M said...

Amazing card, June - fab kraft/red/aqua colour scheme and that strong graphic layout is just perfect.

Julie xx

Lisa said...

This is gorgeous, June!! I love the patterns on the washi tape!! The stamp is fabulous!! What an awesome card!! Have a great evening :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Danni said...

So pretty! I always love this color combo-red/teal but it's especially stunning with the kraft!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is GORGEOUS!! I loveeeeeeeeeee the colors!!!!

Linda R said...

Can you believe how fast time is whipping by. Thanksgiving will be here before we know it. Your Christmas card look wonderful. I love the washi tape you used.

Hugs~

Joan V said...

What a lovely card. Glad everyone is back to square one in your house. Thanks for sharing.

snappy scrappy said...

So pretty...love the colours and great way to use that washi tape! Lee-Ann :)

Missy said...

I haven't even started my Christmas cards yet....ahhhhh!!! Love the washi tape June and the red & aqua colors!!

artfuldelight said...

Glad to hear your girls are doing better. Love your color combo, fabulous card!!

Rose said...

so glad the girls are all better :)
LOVE your card!!! the colors really stand out on the kraft!!!

Allisa said...

Love the glossy accents! Thanks for playing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Melissa Shea said...

Beautiful! Love that image.

Linda said...

OH fun card. Love the stamp and the layout.

Sherrie K. said...

Gorgeous card! I love the washi tape and the image is beautiful! So glad to hear your girls are better! Happy crafting!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Kard Queen said...

What a beautiful card, and especially all the elements. The colors are very complimentary. Great job!

Ros Crawford said...

Wow! the tape is so very effective ... and I love your stamped image

Linda Suarez said...

Hi June! I love this card! Beautiful with the embossed kraft background. Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Cindy Hall said...

Beautiful colors and textures, June, and I love the stamped and colored image. Gorgeous details. Thanks for sharing with us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Carla said...

Gorgeous card- love the colors!

Leslie Hanna said...

My favorite color combination! Super card!