Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Pocket full of Sunshine


Hi Everyone!

I've got another card to post today, so be sure to check that out as well :)

This week the Just Add Ink team have a beautiful inspiration challenge.

Doesn't that picture have you dreaming of a romantic holiday in the Greek Islands? 

A work colleague asked me to make a card for her daughter's birthday this week. She really wanted a Pocket Full of Sunshine card. While making this card I kept thinking of the movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants so as soon as I seen this weeks JAI challenge, I just knew it would be perfect for it. Remember when one of the girls spends time in Greece and that beautiful, crystal clear, blue water? Which brings me to my card :)


The background paper was a scrap piece I had left over in my stash. Isn't it just perfect for that denim jeans look? I've machine stitched it and added some vintage brads to give the look of a jean pocket. The Kaisercraft flower has been stamped with versamark onto Daffodil Delight card and then clear embossed. I stamped and clear embossed it onto Chocolate Chip card as well. After fussing cutting and colouring the smaller petals with Pumpkin Pie and Peach Parfait and my blender pen, I added dimesionals to make three layers. The Petal Pizzazz leaves have been stamped with versamark and clear embossed as well. The sentiment was printed on Whisper White card stock using my computer. I
flagged the ends using the corner of my square punch and then popped it up on dimensionals.

I'm also entering this card into a 'new to me' challenge Crafty Sentiments - Use Stitching.
What do you think? Do you think she'll like it? As always, I love reading your comments and if you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to ask!

12 lovely comments:

Christine Blain said...

What a cute, happy card, Sandra. Love that denim-look paper.

Rachel Moore said...

perfect Sandra, you pulled of the denim pocket , love your sunflower to , very summer for a cold winter day

inkeverywhere said...

I love that background paper. It's a great bright summery card. Chantell

Hazel (Didos) said...

Lovely card, thanks for playing along on our stitching challenge on Crafty Sentiments this week Hazelxo

Paula said...

How cool is that Denium look Sandra?!! Love the big Sun flower sticking out the top. I can feel summer coming just looking at ti. Thanks for playing at JAI this week ♥

Kim. said...

Lovely card, great flower I love the pocket full idea and beautifully straight stitching. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week.
Kim xXx

Nikki Spencer said...

Love that "Bold & Bright" flower Sandra, the denim and your greeting are perfect for a great CAS look, l love it!

Mae Collins said...

What a bright cheery card. Love the denim pocket. Thanks for playing this week at Just Add Ink.

Patrice said...

Gorgeous Sandra! Love the denim look pocket and your big bright flower suits the inspiration pic perfectly. Nicely done.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab card, just love the flower!

Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Jo said...

What a great card Sandra. I'm sure your daughter will love it. That denim paper is fab and the sunflower is so bright & cheery. Thanks for playing along at JAI this week.

Anne Marie said...

Sandra, this is fabulous! Love how that sunflower just pops off the denim paper. Such a fun and happy card, in every way! :)