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June 27, 2011

Peace and Strength - Kitchen Sink Stamps Monday

Happy Kitchen Sink Stamps Monday, thanks for stopping by today, I hope you had a great weekend!  We had a busy weekend, Graduation Party for DS's GF on Saturday, Sunday I spent some crafty time with my friend Sue (that's always a good time), then did some more flower planting.

After almost 8 years of not having a garden, DH put one back in this year (fenced it off from those pesky rabbits), we also planted a few more trees out back and tons of flowers (most came from DS's greenhouse class).  New for us, we also are trying our hand at Strawberries, and just transplanted them from hanging baskets to large planters that sit on our deck.  The best part - we finally purchased new patio furniture to enjoy it all!

Oh that's right, you didn't stop by to hear my rambling, you came by to see what I've been creating! It's Kitchen Sink Monday, so I dusted off another wonderful floral image and paired it up with my newly purchased Out of Print paper from Basic Grey to create a Sympathy card.  For Sketch inspiration I used The Paper Players Challenge 53.

Stamps - Kitchen Sink Stamps 3 Step Pansy, Words of Comfort and Joy
Ink - Pink, Rose, Rose Red, Olive, Artichoke, Ranger Black Archival
Card Stock - White, Rose, Black
Other - Spellbinders Circle Dies, Eclipse Tape, SAMJ, Zva Flourish, Dimensionals, Basic Grey Out of Print

Color Recipe:
Flower - #3 Rose, #2 Rose stamp off, #1 Pink, #4 Rose, #5 Black
Leaves - #2 Olive, #1 Olive stamp off, #3 Artichoke

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Have a creative week!


Lynn McAuley said...

Gorgeous colors on this fabulous pansy, Lisa!! Looks like another BasicGrey line I need to track down!! What a stunning sympathy card!!

Lauri said...

Hi Lisa! What a pretty, colorful card! Just like your gardens! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week!

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

What a lovely outlook in your garden all those fields, lovely. Love the patio furniture too. There is nothing nicer than your own strawberries, I picked some this weekend from our allotment, they are the best I have ever tasted. The good thing about strawberries is that they produce there own runners making more free plants. Love your card too. Tracy x

Erin Smetak said...

Gorgeous!!! Ok, did you use SU! colors? Rose??? Rose Red? Regal Rose???? Please share!!! ;) (I have trouble w/ this set!)

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Lovein' that red in in the card and on the deck! Beautiful card.

Lesley said...

How pretty! I love the diamond flare, it looks spectacular! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Players.

Connie M. said...

Oh Lisa! This is just so pretty! Love the added flourish on the side!

Your backyard looks so wonderful too! So exciting about your garden!! Wish I could have one here, but WAAAAAY to hot!

Velta said...

Boy Lisa ~ Know way you could have matched those papers up more perfectly with the colors in that gorgeous flower! BTW...I love the different shades of color on the flower! Beautiful!!

LeAnne said...

Very pretty---a gorgeous image and love your papers! Your yard & garden look wonderful too!

Sandra Azzopardi said...

Very pretty, Lisa. I love the flourish and the papers are gorgeous. Thanks for playing along with the Paper Players this week!

Terry said...

I got so involved looking at your yard, that I almost forgot why I stopped by! Lovely on both accounts! Fabulous color choice on your card! Beautiful!

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful card. Love the new papers! The backyard is even more inviting in real life!

Unknown said...

Lisa, this is so beautiful!! I just love the color of pansy! Great layout and DP! The flourish gems are such a wonderful touch!

Unknown said...

So pretty Lisa!! The colors on your pansy are gorgeous and I love the flourish of bling!! :)

Cindy Beach said...

Hi Lisa,
Your work is beautiful and I love what you've done with the sketch and that gorgeous pansy!
So glad you played with us at The Paper Players.

Nance Leedy said...

Beautiful sympathy card Lisa! Gorgeous patterned paper and I love the black jewel flourish! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players this week!

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful card, Lisa! I love the fluorish. It works perfectly with fabulous designer paper! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players this week!

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