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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Just for You


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Hello Friends! How is your Tuesday going? It's a beautiful day here in Seattle...and I always like Tuesdays because I get to look forward to another confusing/exciting episode of Lost (only 9 more episodes left!).

For my card today I wanted to showcase Wild Sprout Ebony. I used her for my "Down the Rabbit Hole" card a couple weeks ago, but I was just itching to use her again and pair her with some fun papers. Speaking of papers...I'm giving away some, so be sure to check out the above link!
Many of you mentioned in your comments yesterday that Basic Grey is one of your fave paper companies, well it's one of mine as well! I think I have a little sample of every paper line and I know I have ALL of the buttons...my name is Kadie and I'm addicted to BUTTONS! :)
So for this card I wanted to pair Ebony and BG Junebug and when I started flipping through the papers I kept thinking...Spanish Fiesta...and wanted to make it look like Miss Ebony was ready to party! To add to the "party" look there's a lot of Spica sparkle on the card that I wish you could see...alas, the camera does not pick up Spica very well.
You may have noticed too that she's not sporting her usual skull t-shirt. While I do love it when she wears this shirt and think it adds to her spunky personality, I didn't feel it went with the Junebug papers as nicely and wiped it off for this special occasion.
That's one of the many things that I love about The Greeting Farm stamps...they are so versatile...you can mix and match and swap heads and bodies and alter galore because they are all nearly the same size!
That's all for me today! I hope to see you back here tomorrow! Stay tuned...until then check out my blog candy!

Deets:
Stamps:
The Greeting Farm, Wild Sprout Ebony
Paper: Basic Grey Junebug, Crushed Curry, Cosmo Cricket sentiment

Ink: Copics, Clear Spica
Embies: Basic Grey Junebug Buttons, Kaiser Kraft Flowers, SU Ribbon and Punch

13 comments:

Susan said...

OLE! OLE!! This is fabulous! Ooo, I LOOOOVE those papers and the fact you used a red & black flower! So fiesta! That's why I love visiting here! I would have played it safe with an *expected* flower color.

OMGosh what am I going to do without LOST ... and Sawyer?? Oh well, at least I can put my drool bib away until the next hottie comes along.

{{HUG}}

the whimsical butterfly said...

OMGosh I am like 3 epi's behind. NINE more?? wahhhhhhhh I agree w/ Susan...I totally <3 Sawyer! well, I also happen to <3 this ADORABLE card! LOVE the bold look/colors to it-it's fabulous!

Mary Giles (OhioMary) said...

Get outta town!!! This is super amazing!!! You know I love my bright and cheery colors. Ebony looks soooo sweet with that little flower on her head band and the flower and sentiment is just perfect!

margie c said...

What a gorgeous card! I love all these colors and flowers! How fun!

hugs, margie

Catherine said...

Oh, darn! Susan beat me to "Ole!" LOL!
Kaders, this is muy bonita, chica! LOVE IT. The papers looks great, esp. with how you used them in this layout, and I LOVE the flower in her hair! Totally gorgeous!

Leah the Orange said...

some of my absolute FAVE paper - i LOVE the Junebug line!! GORGEOUS card, Kadie! :)

Sparkle said...

This is just darling! Love the fiesta colors!

Imke said...

This is fantastic ! The papers look really great and the layout also !

MiamiKel said...

Oye mi agima! Lo mas fantastica! Such a stunning color combo and fun card - sporty and festive - how fun, fun, fun can it get :) So glad i had a chance to stop in today before leaving - this is a show stopper! xoxo

WickedPixie said...

Kadie, I have to say, this card of yours really caught my eye! I love your color choices and coloring! Great card! :-)Traci

Cindy Haffner said...

She is so CUTE!!

Lorie said...

Once again, you amaze me with your creativity and perfect paper choices! Ebony is wonderful in all her glory on this bright and cheerful card! I love the way you cut the wavy banner for the sentiment. Did you freehand that? Awesome!!!

Love ya,
Lorie

Helen F. said...

Ebony is just too sweet! Great coloring~love the bright bold look you created, Kadie.