Friday, May 20, 2011

SU Stars Flower Fest


Welcome to the SU Stars May Blog Hop. You may have arrived from Jane Hignite's amazing blog, www.stampwithjane.com. If you'd like to start at the beginning and follow the whole hop, you can begin at www.su-stars.blogspot.com. Our them is "Fabulous Florals," so be prepared to see some beautiful flowers on your trip around the internet.

I wanted to feature the new SU set, "Flower Fest" for my post. I also knew I wanted to make bright happy cards with it. (Although the card on the right doesn't use that stamp set, I made all three at the same time and they became a set so I've placed it's picture here, anyways.)

Because I love sketch challenges, my first card is based on the Pals Paper Arts sketch for this week.

This card can actually be used vertically or horizontally. Either way, I love how happy it looks!


Now, you know my blog is called "Life with a Wiener Dog." Just for proof, here is the wiener dog, Frank, offering his support by laying on the chair where I take the pictures of my cards.

For my second card, I used a sketch from Create with Connie and Mary. I didn't add the white punched piece because I'll put that piece in when I decide what occasion I will use the card for- "thank you," thinking of you," or "happy birthday."


In case you've never tried before, it's difficult to take still pictures of cards while your wiener dog walks around on your "blank canvas." I almost had the perfect shot when Frank was on the move. I told him, "Frank, stay." without really looking at where he was. Being the good dog that he is, Frank stayed. Just like this- the position he was in when I told him to stop moving. One half up and one half down.

I love that wiener dog!


Visit the next blog stop on our tour by going to Courtney Johnson's blog, www.courtscreativecorner.blogspot.com.

Then, grab your friend- human or furry- and flower stamps and start creating.

Happy Stamping!


I used the following Stampin' Up products to make the two new featured cards:

Flower Fest Stamp Set
Poppy Parade, So Saffron, Tempting Turquoise and Pear Pizzazz Classic Inks
Whisper White, Poppy Parade, So Saffron, Tempting Turquoise and Pear Pizzazz Card Stock
Build-a-Bear Workshop Pawsitively Prints 2 Designer Series Paper
Basic Pearls
2 3/8" Scallop Circle, Fancy Flower, 5-Petal Flower, and Circle Punches
Paper Snips
Tasteful Trim Bigz Extra Large Die
Big Shot



11 comments:

Lisa said...

Love your choices of bright colors. Thanks for playing along with the Create with Connie & Mary Thursday Challenge!

Carey said...

I love the cards and more importantly your model. He is gorgeous and such a good boy. Hey Frank from your buddy in MO- Roscoe

Carey and Roscoe

Veronica said...

What Carey said! I love your cheerful cards and Frank is such a good boy! TFS.

Cookie said...

My little Honey Girl says hello to Franfurter...She thinks he's cute..and your cards are cute as well..

Jackie L Watson said...

Love your cards they so full of life, great colors. Wonderful pictures Frank.

Marlena M. said...

Awww, Frank is cute. :) Your card is wonderful and sweet! ;)

Melanie C said...

Very cute card. Thank you for playing along with Pals Paper Arts

Carrie Gaskin said...

Great cards! I love your choice of colours and use of the matching stamp set. Thanks for playing at CCMC this week.

Anonymous said...

Bright colors to give cheer, until Spring really gets here and decides to stick around. Thanks for sharing with us.
Marsha W

Deb said...

Very nice cards! I love how you interpreted the sketch from Create with Connie and Mary! Thanks for playing along this week!

Mary Brown said...

What a bright happy card! And LOVE the shot of Frankie! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

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