Sunday, February 21, 2010

Scatter Sunshine

Good evening!

Here is the card I made for this week's challenge at Limelight. They provided a great sketch as well as a challenge to focus on Sentiments. I love this fun sentiment from CTMH's April Word Puzzle (now retired). I am also entering this in Stamp Something's Challenge which is "A touch of Spring". I am in a very "springy" sort of mood which will become apparent over the next few days as I share the cards I have been working on this weekend. :) This is a very strange color combo for me, but I'm liking how cheerful these colors are.....what do you think?

I rec'd CTMH's new set Springtime in an order that just arrived on Friday and had to play with it asap. I think my favorite stamps in it are the galoshes - there are three different patterns you can stamp and then you add the outline afterwards - so fun! I cut these out and pop-dotted the second one to make it stand out a bit. I just love rubber boots! Since I have two boys who love puddles in springtime, or whenever it rains, I decided a few years ago that if I can't beat 'em, I may as well join them, and bought myself a cool pair of plaid galoshes. I get comments on them everywhere I go. :)

My boys and I had a fun time at the Winter Carnival! My youngest won 1st place in the Jello eating contest and the big guy won 2nd with his partner in the "Make a snowman with toilet paper" contest. We also won a fun artsy prize in the penny auction. All in all, a afternoon full of good old-fashioned fun!

Hope your weekend was fabulous!


Shanna :)

What I used:
stamps: CTMH Sprintime (D1415) & April Word puzzle
inks: CTMH - cocoa & crystal blue
papers: Bo Bunny two years old Easter line & Crystal blue CS, dk brown bazzil
embellishments/tools: SU border punch, CTMH ribbon, SU ribbon, prima flower


  1. Oh my gosh... this is so super cute! LOVE IT! Thanks for playing with Limelight this week!

    lisa a.

  2. What a great that color combo!

  3. Oh it is gorgeous! I must dig out those boots and ink them up!

  4. Fab card, I love the colour combo and papers. Have a good evening

  5. This is very spring time :) I love those boots!!Great Job.

  6. Oh so darling and just perfect for Spring!! Love the flowers and colors!! Thanks for joining with us at Stamp Something this week!! HUGs

  7. Oh I love this!! What a great card! Love the color combo!!

    Thanks for visiting me and leaving me some love! You have some great cards posted on your blog! :)

  8. Oh, my goodness! This is so adorable! Thanks so much for playing along! GREAT card!! :)

  9. i love the little paper pieced rainboots - awesome card :D

  10. I love the cheery splash of yellow on this card!!! Sooooo cute!


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