"We do not remember days, we remember moments." Cesare Pavese

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

sending you warm thoughts...

Hello... been busy working on some stuff I can't share yet, but thought I would take the time to make a really simple little card for several challenges:  Moxie Fab - Gingham; Dynamic Duos & Sketchbook Saturday.



Thanks to a bloggy friend, Michelle, I learned about a new color challenge blog called Dynamic Duos.  Intrigued by the idea of using just two colors and a neutral I decided to give them a try.  The current challenge colors are Pool Party (Aqua) and So Saffron (Yellow).   As I was rummaging around in my stuff I came across one of the remaining stamps I have from Cornish Heritage Farms. (I was so bummed when they closed up business!  I believe someone bought the rights to the images and are now selling them, again.)  It is a really fun gingham background stamp and made me think of the Moxie Fab gingham challenge.  So, I threw the Sketchbook Saturday sketch in the mix and this came up with this super simple card.  I initially had the idea to add something to the gingham background, but that idea didn't quite work.  So I went back to just letting the gingham shine and added a bit of the yellow ribbon.     I quite like how it turned out.   The sentiment is from the Hero Arts set Thoughtful Messages.

Thanks for stopping by.....

Supplies:  Cardstock:  PTI white; Inks:  Stampin Up! Pool Party & So Saffron; Stamps:  CHF Gingham backgrounder, Hero Arts; Ribbon:  Stampin Up! So Saffron grosgrain

20 comments:

Barb said...

Beautiful, Rosie! I love the simplicity and pretty colors! :)

Bronwyn Eastley said...

I just love the CAS design of your gorgeous gingham card. It looks so pretty in those colours. Thanks for playing along at Dynamic Duos.

Olga said...

very pretty!!!

Michelle said...

so simple and spectacular! love it, Rosemary!

joy said...

Gorgeous CAS card! Love the colors and the gingham.

Elizabeth Allan said...

Rosemary this has me thinking of summer picnics... beautiful pairing of the gingham and the ribbon!

Lisa said...

Darling card ROSEMARY, so fresh and clean. And I love your knotted ribbon. Thanks for playing along with us at Dynamic Duos!

Jenny said...

Perfect way to use the colours, I love the aqua gingham as the main focus of the design :0)
Jenny x

Kim S said...

The gingham paper is a perfect choice for the sentiment. And I love the big yellow bow. It's so simple and so very sweet. So glad you could join us for our Dynamic Duo!

Tracey McNeely said...

Such a sweet card Rosemary.

Melissa said...

LOVE this CAS card, Rosemary! Love the gingham panel and that bright yellow bow is wonderful...I'm severely bow challenged! LOL! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week! :)

Lisa Lara said...

love the gingham and the color combo Rosi. So happy you commented to win one of my digis! Hugs.

Anne Marie Hile said...

Hi there, Rosemary! Well this is fun and fantastic in your signature style. Love that gingham background! So glad you joined us this week at Dynamic Duos! :)

Nona said...

A beautiful interpretation of the sketch and color challenge, Rosemary! Simplicity at its best! And thank you for sharing this new color challenge with us. Will check it out :)

Deanna Jean said...

Great card Rosemary I love the gingham!

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Oh, the power of simplicity! Love this gorgeous, understated design!

Lesley said...

Totally fresh and lovely Rosie, that gingham look is so wonderful...I lurve gingham!! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos.

Greta said...

LOVE this CAS card! You have the best ideas, Rosemary. May have to check out the 2 color challenges--like that idea!

Brenda said...

Oh, secrets hey??!! :)
Love that little bow you tied on your design Rosemary!

Angelica said...

What a wonderful card Rosemary, love it.