Friday, June 6, 2008

I was riding shotgun with my hair undone in the front seat of his car....

Hey yall! I hope you're having a wonderful Friday! I have another Unity Inspiration Challenge for you this week. As I was surfing Martha Stewart's website yesterday I stumbled on this gorgeous picture...looks like a summer project for hubby if I ever saw one!! *grin*

The one thing that stuck with me was those little tea lights hanging from the arbor. I tend to focus on one or two details from an inspiration piece and build my project from there, so I took the flowers from Flirty Flowers, inked them up with Stampin' Write Markers, and stamped them onto Vanilla cardstock like little hanging thingies. Then I stamped them a second time on scrap paper, cut out the larger images, and popped them up on pop dots for some dimension.

The circles on the card base are also from the Flirty Flowers kit. There are a ton of images to choose from, and they all work together so well! The sentiment made me smile, so I added that to the bottom.

I also want to take a second to do a SHOUT OUT to the eight (yes, I said EIGHT! WOW!) new Unity Design Team members that were announced yesterday:

Lauren Meader
Jennifer Buck
Amber Hight
Natalie Dever
Heather Brown
Patter Cross
Ana Wohlfahrt
Maren Benedict

Congrats, ladies! We are happy to have you!

Some new developments at Unity...Angela is now offering $5.00 shipping on ALL ORDERS! I was soooo excited to hear this news! I hate paying for there's more money for stamps! Check out the other special she has going on HERE.

Have a wonderful rest of your day, and check back tomorrow for another Sketch for You to Try! (aka a Sketch for Shannan to Mess Up!)

Stamps: Flirty Flowers (Unity Stamp Co)
Paper: Berry Sorbet (PTI), Basic Black, Very Vanilla
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: Markers, Dimensionals, Bella's Dots, May Arts Ribbon, Corner Rounder


Joan B said...

Adorable card. I can only see it if I click on it. Otherwise, just a bit of it...not sure if you wanted it this way. I've got to check out Unity. NO YES Ugh. My bank account is hurting and it will be your fault!

Anonymous said...

This is absolutely DARLING Shanan!! I LOVE the colors and layout! I have GOT to get some of those stamps!

Anonymous said...

Sorry for my typo Shannan! ;)

Bouncy, Flouncy, Fun,Fun, Fun said...

Love the dangling flowers! Too cute!

Christi said...

This is so sweet!! I love this card and that inspration piece is gorgeous!!

Jackie Pedro said...

Love it!! Very creative stamping the flowers upside down!!

angela magnuson {mag-na-son} said...

SUPER ADORABLE! Love that picture, I just want to settle right inside of it! I think I will print it off and add it to my DREAM BOOK....You have THE BEST CHALLENGES!

Jessie/knightrone said...

How cute!! I love that sentiment and what you pulled from the inspiration piece!! BTW-if I get that coconut song stuck in my head I am gonna be so mad at you.....

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