Happy Tuesday! It seems like days since I’ve stamped or even felt like stamping. I’ve busied myself getting some household chores done that were nagging at me and really just sitting around on my flabby fanny. It’s hot here as I know it’s hot everywhere. This does not help the personal power surges and all one can do is walk into the kitchen and stick their head in the freezer! I personally would like to blame the heat from keeping me out the studio, but I think I just needed a recharge.

I started working on some images for a card on Saturday, and didn’t touch them again until late last night. I haven’t been very inspired actually, and had these images colored, all cut out, sitting on my counter and didn’t have a clue what to do with them. I tried working on something else, but the mojo just wasn’t there either. Finally around 9:00 p.m. last night, I got an idea.

At first I was really trying for something fresh and clean, but I ended up shabby and distressed (so what else is new).

Wishing You Sunshine

Stamps: Daisy Dots and Sketched Sentiments from Lizzie Anne Designs

Paper: Chocolate Chip, BasicGrey Stella Ruby

Ink: Walnut Stain and Brushed Corduroy Tim Holtz Distress Inks

Accessories: Sewing Machine, Sponge Daubers, Copic Markers, Dimensionals, Making Memory Brads, May Arts Ribbon, Scissors for distressing, Sanding Block

Just a reminder to check out the Lizzie Anne Design Contest that Lindsey (jackonsbelle) is having on her blog. You’ve still got time to enter!

16 Responses to “Wishing You Sunshine!”

  1. This is fabulous! I love it!

  2. OOOOH that is GORGEOUS Sherry! I love the colors you did the flowers! So cool!! 😀 Thanks so much for the link too! 🙂

  3. Oh my…your card is gorgeous. Love those colors.

  4. WOW! I really like this one. Very nice!

  5. Wonderful card, great color combo!!

  6. Ooooo, me likey!!! This is gorgeous, Sherry. Wish when I didn’t feel like stamping, I could come up with something this good!

  7. There’s nothing wrong with shabby & distressed especially when it turns out like this. Gorgeous my friend, just gorgeous.

  8. Beautiful Sherry! How do you apply your Tim Holtz distressed inks? I’ve been playing around and haven’t come up with something I really like for applying them. Any tips?

  9. I just love this! Saw this earlier on the SCS Gallery and fell absolutely, totally in love with it!!! Colors, ribbon, flowers…wow! Gorgeous!

  10. What a gorgeous card!

  11. This card is beautiful. I love the deep colors.

  12. Wow Sherry this is really pretty. Tempts me to buy that set too!

  13. Gosh, Sherry, I absolutely LOVE the look of this! Of course, I love shabby, distressed, Stella Ruby and Lizzie Anne–and your style is fabulous! I’m so glad you made this card!

  14. This is one of my favorites for months. I love, love, love it. It sure inspires to get busy. I have been busy knitting for my new granddaughter who will be here in December!!! But, this card takes the cake!!!!! Great. Thanks

  15. This is so gorgeous! I love the distressing, papers…and the whole thing!!

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