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Good morning! Today the Ellen Hutson Design Ambassadors are hopping with some products from Catherine Pooler's latest release - Forever 13! Details are below.
As I often do, I fixated (who, me?!) on one stamp from Sweet Life and explored it for a while. Here's the evolution of my thinking:
Watermelon semi-circle stamped in rows to create a solid, vertical background. Finished with a sentiment and a smile made from the watermelon rind and a solid dot stamp from the set.
Similar idea, but horizontal, and I created full circles with the semi-circle stamp rather than offsetting them. I started adding tone on tone 'decorative elements' and of course I immediately saw those dots as eyes.
So I made some bees, and created my own sentiment with some masking. This card also has 3 of the patterned papers on it and I want you to notice something. Both the dot patterns fit perfectly on an A2 size card - there is symmetry when I used them as borders - that, my friends, is called good design, which we always get with Catherine's products!
Blog Hop Details:
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Ardyth Percy-Robb <<You are here!
Super creative cards, Ardyth! I LOVE the Bees!ReplyDelete
Your cards definitely made me think "happy"! The more ideas I see, the more I want the fruit stamp!! Thanks for sharing the inspiration.ReplyDelete
I can't right now with your bees!!! TOO cute!! I love how your creativity genius works. Thank you for sharing such happy & bright cards right now. Sending lots of hugs to you.& yours!!ReplyDelete
Oh I love what you crafted with the stamps! Very creative indeed! I love your work!ReplyDelete
So colorful and happy!!ReplyDelete
Ardyth, these are such fun and bright cards!ReplyDelete
lovely cards and I do follow you on youtube already and love your stuff :)ReplyDelete
LOVE your cards! I love cards that make me smile and just say “happy”. Love the colors and how clever your designs are too.ReplyDelete
Such cute cards! Those bees are adorable! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
I am smitten with you color choices for these cards. They make me happy.ReplyDelete
Perfect stamping! I LOVE how you created these darling backgrounds!ReplyDelete
Wow, they are so versatile. They are really sweetReplyDelete
I like the creative and alternate use for the set.ReplyDelete
So creative Ardyth! Those bees are super cute.ReplyDelete
Awesome and very creative cards! Love the the bright colors and designs!ReplyDelete
Love the way you see outside the box when using one of a set of stamps Ardyth - you are inspiringReplyDelete
Love the fun colors and designs! The bees are adorable!ReplyDelete
These are very fun and happy cards! Love each one!ReplyDelete
Fun and happy, colorful cards. Great new release.ReplyDelete
Love the evolution of your fixation :-D These are some fantastic cards with some awesome out of the box vision. Love these ♥ReplyDelete
Ardyth, who knew what you could do with a watermelon! lol Such a fun release & I love the bright colours you used. Also like the lines of dots to outline on the last card.ReplyDelete
The cards are darling.ReplyDelete
they do encourage me to be
happy - even tho' it's a
dreary day. thanks
Wow! These are all AH-MAZING! You are so creative and talented, andI love the fresh ways you've used these stamps! Those little bees are THE CUTEST! Love all of this!ReplyDelete
Michele K. Henderson
great cards, so fun and brightReplyDelete
Wonderful, colorful, fun cards. I love Catherine Pooler's ink colors.ReplyDelete
Ardyth, these are all so fun and colorful!ReplyDelete
It's always a treat to see your cards--you are so dang creative!ReplyDelete
These are so cute, colorful and happy!ReplyDelete
Oh my gosh! How fun are those cards?! Love the bees.ReplyDelete
How fun and creative are these?! I love them!ReplyDelete
Awesome, fun and colorful cards, love them. A great release.ReplyDelete
Cute cards. Love the bees!ReplyDelete
These are just delightful!ReplyDelete