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Monday, May 14, 2012

Birthday Fishes

Happy Monday!  Hope you all had a wonderful Mother's Day!  I know I did.  I slept in late, got up, ate some Shari's Berries for breakfast, read a little, laid on the couch and took a nap and then was treated to dinner out.  It was a fabulous day!

Everyone was tuckered out and went to bed early so I took advantage of it and stamped a few cards while I watched the disappointing and predictable finale of Survivor.  I think if anyone else but Jeff Probst were hosting this reality show, I'd give up on it.  I seem to only watch it as I love Jeff's commentary.

I came across a really cute sketch this weekend over at Gourmet Rubber Stamps that I wanted to use.  I love the banner cards I see, but never seem to make them.  This time, I wanted to try it and I love how it turned out.  I originally had another idea with the banner but I couldn't figure out a way to make it work so I settled for this instead.

I also love the color combination that CR84FN had this week with mint, blue and a neutral.  These are my office colors so of course I had to create with it!

Hope you have a good Monday and we'll see you all tomorrow!
Card details:
Stamps: Birthday Buddies from Paper Smooches
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, My Mind's Eye Paris & Co.
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, copic markers
Embellishments: twine, Kaiser Craft Silly Season Jewels


LeAnne said...

Very cute and I love that color combo!

Deborah Frings said...

This really made me smile! I do like those fishes! Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN!

Sounds like you had a super Mother's Day!

Susie said...

This is really adorable and such great design work.

Lisa Somerville said...

How cute - love those fish!

Jen Shults said...

Oooh! This is just super cute! LOVE the colors and the layout!

Mona Pendleton said...

Super cute card Kim! Love the little fish! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

SO pretty! LOVE the colors and I LOVE LOVE LOVE those little fishes!

Pauline said...

Such a fun card! Love those sweet little fish images!
Thanks for joining us at Cr84FN this week!

Sue Lelli said...

kim, How CUTE is this card! LOVE the fish and the sentiment! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

Suzanne C said...

LOVE LOVE the fishes and how you used the colors... Too cute!

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