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Great Impressions Stamps - Sit and Ponder

Good Morning & Happy Monday!   I have a new card using a fun stamp from Great Impressions Stamps.    I love this trio sitting on the hill and enjoying the day.

 

2013-05-13 GI Sit and Ponder WM

 

To create the clouds, I followed a tutorial from Barbara at Forgotten Scraps.    Although my clouds don’t look any where as fabulous as hers do, I am happy with the overall result.    The overall card design was inspired by this beautiful card from Cindy Lawrence of the Creative Closet.

I hope you have a wonderful week!  Thank you for stopping by!

 

 

Supplies:

  • Stamps:  Farm Buddies (E726) and  Sit and Ponder (E728)  from Great Impressions Stamps
  • Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Versa Mark
  • Papers:   Papertrey white CS, Neenah Classic Crest solar white CS,  My Mind’s Eye Miss Caroline Dolled Up 6x6 paper pad, Stampin’ Up vellum
  • Tools: Sewing Machine, Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Papertrey Edgers #4 die, Die Namics Dainty Lace border die, heat tool, Stampin’ Up photo corner punch, Martha Stewart butterfly punch, Copic markers
  • Embellishments:  Hug Snug seam binding, May Arts burlap twine, misc. button, Paper Studios pearls

 

Challenges:

Comments

Imke said…
Stunning card, Cheryl. Love the DP, the colors and this sweet image.
Annette said…
aww i love this..what a cute little scene.. great card..
Tracy said…
hee hee Too cute! Love me some farm animals. Great country feel papers too Cheryl. Hugs!
Pam said…
This is such a darling card! I love the image and the papers used!
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com
Jenny said…
Eeek! I love the use of vellum for your sentiment! And you are way too modest - your clouds are amazing Cheryl!
Sara I. said…
Oh Cheryl - you've done it again!! Gorgeous papers and love the design with the scallop and the punching. Beautiful job on those clouds!!
Riet said…
What a beautiful card Cheryl,I love the image and the papers.

Hugs Riet.xx
Danni said…
I think your clouds look wonderful!! What a fabulous card!
Lisa said…
This is absolutely adorable!! The papers and layers are fabulous!! The image is so sweet and I love the sentiment on vellum!! Happy Monday :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts
Davi said…
Beautiful Cheryl!! I love the sweet image and cool papers! YOu did a fab job on the clouds :)
Denice said…
Your card made me smile...the image is just wonderful, as is the sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Flutter By Wednesday this week.
fun stamping said…
I love your sentiment, combined with your image - you created such a wonderful scene here! Thank you so much for entering Simply Create Too’s challenge! I hope you will play again in the upcoming challenges!

Cornelia – Simply Create Too Design Team Member
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.com/

Jennifer said…
This is just wonderful Cheryl! I love this sweet scene and the fabulous way you've designed your patterned panels!
Marcy said…
What a sweet card! I love your image and all the fantastic borders. Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)
Love the clouds and the adorable image and design, so cute!!!
Helen said…
Great card - love the image and I think the clouds fit in perfectly.

Thanks for joining us at Nutcrafters.

Helen x
KraftyKoolKat said…
This is so gorgeous Cheryl. The image is so sweet. Love your colouring and layout. The clouds look awesome to me, you should give yourself a pat on the back. I spotted you over on MIM and came for a closer look and I am so glad that I did.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx
Donna said…
Great card! Thanks for playing along with the Drunken Stampers this week!
Your clouds look great, I thought it was patterned paper! Thanks for the tutorial link. I saw this on MIM.
die amelie said…
An adorable make, Cheryl!
Thank you for sharing this with us at OurCreativeCorner!

Claudia x
Elisa Earp said…
Great design.Love the image you've used. Thanks for taking part this week in Creative Corner Challenges. x
Loz said…
Fabulous card and image Cheryl. I saw this on MIM..Loz
Danni said…
Back again to say thanks for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge! :)
Barbara Godden said…
Awesome image, so cute. Great sketch and well put together card. Thanks for playing along with the Drunken Stampers for the Porkys challenge.
Corysnana1 said…
Tanks for joining the Sister Act Card Challenge this week. Love your card - the clouds and animals are fun.
Corysnana1 said…
Thanks for joining us at the SIster Act Card Challenge this week. Your clouds and farm animals are fun!
Anonymous said…
Hi Cheryl, Fab card and love your clouds too! love how you did the vellum sentiment and the wording! Thanks for joining in with our first challenge at As You Like It,
hugs Samantha :0)
Jingle said…
Love this! Absolutely adorable! The image looks fantastic! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!
carol said…
Gorgeous card..love your DP. thanks for joining in with our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ x carol
Cindy said…
A really cute card!

Thank you so much for sharing with us at Make it Monday!
Dewi Lestari said…
Gorgeous card, love the scene! Thanks for joining at Simply Create Too: Anything Goes
Hugs
Dewi
coldwaters2 said…
Hi Cheryl this is fantastic I love that image and sentiment, the image has a nostalgic look to it with I adore, the papers and card design are gorgeous.
hugs
lorraine x
Barb Murphy said…
Cheryl this is fabulous! I love this!!! The scalloped floral edge perfectly mirrors the clouds...and your flawless coloring is well...flawless! Such a sweet image too. Lovely card Thanks for playing along with us at Drunken Stampers :)
Maria said…
beautiful Cheryl, I love the scene you created!!

I'll be featuring you this week @ Inspire Me Fridays, thanks so much for sharing!
Laurart said…
So cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Our Creative Corner - Love from Laura xxx
Buttons said…
What a lovely card with a fab sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner this time, hugs Jenny x
What? Those clouds are awesome!!!! Love this stamp you used!!!! And really - another great mix of papers!

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