Friday, October 9, 2009

Summer's Last Hurrah!


I won this awesome Giant Sunflower Stamp set in last month's Kitchen Sink Crew Challenge, so of course I had to use it for this month's KSCC#18! This month Angela challenges us to make a card as easy as 1-2-3! One pop dot, 2 embellishments, and 3 different stamped images. For this belated birthday card I used one pop dot beneath the little tag. My 2 embellishments are the ribbon and eyelet, and my images came from 3 different Kitchen Sink Stamp sets; the Giant Sunflower, Autumn Squirrel (sentiment), and the Honey Bunny (grass). It's done on a white card base with black, crushed curry and red. The CC panel was embossed with the CB Herringbone ef. I'll list all the stamp colors used at the end of this post.
If you've never played along yet, get your Kitchen Sink Stamps out and give this challenge a shot! There are prizes involved and I've won several times already.....so what are you waiting for? Click the link above, read the rules, and you might win too!!
Have a great Friday everyone and thanks for sharing part of your day with me :)
Carol
ETA: I realize now that I didn't correctly follow the rules and used 3 stamp sets instead of 3 stamped images so I'll have to try again :)
inks:
sunflower - dandelion, ink daubers in canary, marigold, bronze & copper
leaves - new sprout, bamboo leaves, cottage ivy
grass - certainly celery, wild wasabi, hunter green
ladybug - rose red, real red, black

12 comments:

JD said...

Really like this card, so bright and cheerful! Needed that today...

Silke Ledlow said...

Oh this is gorgeous - Congrats on winning this Set!!! Guess what I bought this Set.....because I love this big sunflower image sooooo much!!!Your card is just a perfect inspiration!!! Hugs ~S~

LeAnne said...

Well, even if you messed up on the challenge, this is STILL a wonderful card!!! Love their stamps!

The Rubber Maid said...

Last hurrah alright...our flowers are being swamped with tons of rain here in Michigan. Love your card and sorry you couldn't follow the directions but maybe it's your age kicking in. Just teasing. Pat

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Beautiful!

Joanne (jojot) said...

Congrats on your win and thanks for the inspiring creation

Lynn said...

What a fabulous card you have created with this beautiful sunflower, Carol!! It looks sensational with the stitching, herringbone embossing, and fabulous ribbon!! Such gorgeous work!

Thanks so much for sharing your KSS creation and joining us in the crew challenge!!

Wendy said...

Oh my...I love sunflowers and this one is no different! It's gorgeous and I love that new embossing folder you used! Love, love, love this, Carol! :)

Connie M. said...

This is just so very pretty!! Love the little ladybug on the leaf, and the fun ribbon and sentiment tag!! Thanks so much for playing this month, Carol!!

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful choice of colors - love the embossing on your bottom panel. Thanks for playing along with us at Kitchen Sink Stamps!

Angela Knopf said...

Such a beautiful tribute to the end of summer. I love the cheerful colors you chose and that fabulous ribbon. Congrats on winning last month! Woo Hoo!

Kitchen Sink Stamps said...

A beautiful, sunny card Carol ... so cheerful! Love the checked ribbon, the herringbone embossing folder and the added grass! ;) Always wonderful to have you playing along with us! ... hey, I think using 3 stamp sets might be even harder! ;) Awesome paper piercing too! :)