a creative mind at work in the deep dark basement

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

{you are on my mind}

You know how you envision the card going one way and then it ends up in a totally different direction.  This was one of those I created last month that went that way.

I had been wanting to do a card a little different than what I was used to.  I used my nestabilities to cut my scalloped square card base and then just did a white square for my image.  Initially the image was stamped with pumpkin pie but I didn't like all the orange so I shadow stamped it with Dish All the Dirt Brown and liked it a lot more.

The tag was cut out using my nestabilities again and I added some Orange You Fabulous ribbon to it.  If you have not tried Clear & Simple Stamps ribbon, you must, it's heavenly to use!!!!  So that the left hand side didn't see so empty I threw 3 Orange You Fabulous brads from the Designer Mix Brads to it.

When I was going through my google reader the other day, I came across this card from Beate, which I had to take a double look at it, they look so similar yet I had created mine over a month ago for a new release.  I just laughed and thought, I must have good taste :-)

Card details:
Stamps: Kind Deeds from Clear and Simple Stamps
Cardstock: A Blanc Check, Pumpkin Pie
Inks: Dish All the Dirt Brown, Pumpkin Pie
Accessories: Large Square Nestabilities and Ribbon Tags Trio, Orange You Fabulous Ribbon, Orange You Fabulous brads


Susie said...

Beautiful card, Kim. I can't agree with you more - CSS ribbon is the BEST. It makes such beautiful bows.

Crystal said...

Great card Kim, lovely colors and that ribbon is WONDERFUL!

Random Acts of Krafting said...

How pretty is this orange!

Jessica Diedrich said...

SO pretty, Kim! Beautiful colors!

Alex said...

Beautiful card Kim, I love the colors and that ribbon is super yummy! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful shaped card, you're sure showing how versatile that image is!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Great card, they say great stampers create together!

Lori said...

This is beautiful, Kim! Love the look of the offset stamping.

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