Thursday, July 17, 2014
Summer Smoochin' Cutie
Hi! I am so happy you are here! I had some time this week to create and will be sharing them through the next few weeks.
I can not believe that our summer break is almost over! How did that happen? We are going back to school shopping this weekend and that just makes me a little sad... On the upside, I did get quite a bit accomplished this summer and hopefully will finish the last of my 'to do' list before school starts. I know once August starts things will get all mixed up with routines and requirements, so I'm glad there's scheduled posting for Blogger-keeps my blog from feeling too neglected!
Since I'm wanting summer to last a bit longer, I thought today's card was a good one to share. I used a free digi from Cuddlebug Cuties. The print quality was not the best on this one and I'm not sure if it was my printer running low on black ink or the actual digi stamp, but it was free so I can't complain too much! I used a lot of bright happy colors on the image and when I was finished I knew I would use Summer Smooches dsp since it is also full of cheerful colors.
One of my accomplishments this summer was cleaning off my crafting table. It's not actually clean or empty, but it is a lot more organized than it was before. I even found some ribbon from a swap that I forgot I had! It's like shopping without the travel or money! Of course, we won't be sharing with my DH that I found supplies I forgot I had...
I added some crystal effects to the balloons and glitzed up her top with some purple stickles. Other than that, this was a pretty basic card. My shading skills leave a lot to be desired. The hair turned out ok, but I really botched the jeans...not at all what I was going for! But it won't get better if I don't keep at it!
Thanks so much for visiting! I hope you have a fantastic day and if it's summer where you are, enjoy it while it lasts (unless it's really hot and humid then you can totally wish for fall!).
Card Recipe: Paper-whisper white, Summer Smooches dsp (ret), Stamps-digi image, Remembering Your Birthday(sentiment), Ink-skin tone blendabilities, memento tuxedo black, copics, Accessories-scallop dot ribbon (ret), purple stickles, crystal effects, banner punch