Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Smile

Hey there! Happy hump day! Still no sunshine here; in fact, it feels like 1 degree right now...BUT despite that, I'm feeling quite cheerful and springlike!

I must say that I'm pretty much in LOVE with today's card. Not only do I adore the color combo, but I also used some new goodies--Verve stamps, PTI stamps and ribbon, and that Maya Road stick pin. I used Laura's Sketch 44 for my layout.

I made this for my friend, Jenelle, who struggles with several debilitating (and unfortunately) terminal illnesses. She can definitely use a bit of cheer in her life right now. If you are so inclined, please keep her in your prayers!

Stamps: Turning a New Leaf (PTI), Circular Sayings (Verve)
Paper: Old Olive, Berry Sorbet, PTI white

Ink: Old Olive, Berry Sorbet

Accessories: PTI ribbon, Maya Road stick pin, Martha Stewart butterfly punch, scalloped edge punch, Kaisercraft rhinestones, dimensionals

36 comments:

Deb Neerman said...

Just beautiful, Ann!

Love this sketch ... and the color combination!

Susan (peebsmama) said...

Beautiful color combo. So clean with all the white. The butterflies are sweet with their rhinestones against the green leaf. How nice of you to think of your friend.

chercroppin said...

Gorgeous Ann! Love the elegant, clean lines...great colors combo...pretty stamps and I love your ribbon and pin! **prayers for your friend**

StampinCathy said...

Love this card. Great color combo and love the layout. This card will for sure brighten your friends day and put a smile on her face.

Laurel said...

A beautiful card!

Smart Ass Sara said...

Cute!! I have to get to scrapping again soon..

mom2christopher said...

Wow, your card is so pretty! I love the clean design! Glad you could join us again at 2S4Y! :) Kathy

Laura Davis said...

Simply beautiful! Ya I'm ready for Spring myself :)
Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!
Laura

cardcrazy said...

So pretty!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Wow! This is gorgeous and perfect in every way.

Carrie said...

This is absolutely beautiful, love the simplicity, colors everything.

PaperCrafty said...

WOW!! Very pretty card, Ann!! I love how the colors pop off the crisp white!!

Elise said...

Isn't she lovely... Isn't she WONDERFUL! {OH, yes!} What a happy lil' flower card to help us lift our fuzzy flower heads from the soft {mud} brown soil and think joyful thoughts of spring....

Excellent share, my friend!

Aimes said...

Happy hump day to you too! No sunshine here either - no idea who's stealing it from us?!
Either way, this card certainly brightens my dull day. I love that colour combo and love that you're putting some fab new goodies to use!
My thoughts go to your friend - she's lucky to have a friend so caring as yourself!
x

Stampin'GHmom said...

So crisp and clean...just beautiful!

Stacey Schafer said...

super cute, Ann!

Cindy Haffner said...

Very pretty Ann!!

Rebecca said...

I love the cheeriness of it, too! I hope your friend enjoys it a lot!

Elizabeth said...

Loving the fresh feel of this card and the lovely use of white space. Hope the sun shines for you tomorrow! X

HazelQ said...

Lovely card Ann, I definitely like this color combination and the sentiment :)
Hugs
Hazel

Jacqueline (Scraps of Life) said...

This is so beautiful! I love the colors and just how clean and simple this is! Your friend will surely love receiving this card.

Heidi Van Laar said...

Oh my word Ann, this is GORGEOUS! I love everything about it!!

(-: Heidi

Lynnette said...

Ann, this is just gorgeous. I am sure your friend will be uplifted by it. I will pray for her.

Lea L. said...

So clean and fresh....love it! The pin addition is a fabulous touch! Great job with Laura's sketch!

♥Lea

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

LOVE this Ann! GORGEOUS colors and I love the butterflies!!!

Sew-Ink said...

Very cute! I love the pink and green color combo!

Belinda said...

Lovely card!

Maureen said...

I can see why this card makes you smile...love the colours and products :) Your friend is in my prayers :) Like friends, you can never have too many :)

Cheryl Nelson said...

This is perfectly lovely!!!

Pat said...

Such a lovely card and the colour are cheerful, your friend is gonna love it.
Sorry i havent visited much, i used to come every day but now i am so busy.
I'll keep your friend in my prayers
Hugs xx
Pat

Winter said...

Your a great friend! She will love this card, the colors are amazing and I love the stick pin! Praying for her! :)

LeAnne said...

Love love love this---nice sketch, clean design, great colors!!! You are a nice friend!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is stunning Ann! I agree the colors are fab and I love the images and layout!

Cindy Lee said...

This is PRETTY! And you are such a sweet friend! This card will definitely cheer her up!

Danni said...

Love this! Just love it! Thanks for playinga along with my flutter by challenge!

Jill said...

So pretty! LOVE these colors!