I came across this sketch over at Clean and Simple Stamping quite by accident and just fell in love with it:
The challenge is long since closed but you never know where your inspiration will come from so you have to go with it when you find it! Here is my interpretation of this sketch:
I just love this daisy which can be found in the 25th Anniversary Best of Flowers Stamp Set and have been itching to ink it up.
My color palette was inspired by the International Bazaar Designer Series Paper...the design work has already been done so why not take advantage of it?! I just pulled out one my favorite go-to tools, the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, and carefully stamped my daisies down the side of the card. EZPeasy! (Yep, I just went there!)
The daisies have been stamped in Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango, Pool Party, Lucky Limeade and Rich Razzleberry. I purposely placed the two boldest colors at opposite ends and then emphasized the Rich Razzleberry by repeating it in the sentiment. I emphasized the Pacific Point as well by matting the sentiment with it.
A simple bow in Pool Party Baker's Twine also ties in with the daisy peeking out above the sentiment. I chose the sentiment with a friend in mind...wouldn't you love to receive a card like this when you are having one of "those" weeks? I would!
I hope you have enjoyed my clean and simple card today and are inspired to pull out ink and paper!
Stamps: Best of Flowers (133342), Pursuit of Happiness (121970)
Paper: Whisper White (100730), Pacific Point (111350) Cardstock
Ink: Pacific Point(126951), Tangerine Tango (126946), Pool Party (126982), Lucky Limeade (126984), Rich Razzleberry (126950) Classic Stampin' Pad
Tools: Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (101049), Stampin' Trimmer (126889), Snail Adhesive (104332)
Embellishments: Pool Party Baker's Twine (125574)
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