Creations by Lynn Weiss ~ Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator


Monday, February 10, 2014

Lovely Sorbet Trio

Hello there & happy Monday! It's still mighty cold here but at least the sun is shining, so that makes a huge difference! It's been a little while since my last blog posting...I've been super busy here the last week or two. I decided it was about time to tackle a job I had been putting off for quite some out and re-organizing my storage room downstairs. YIKES! Another year of letting it go and I couldn't have been too far from an episode of Hoarders!

OK, that's a slight exaggeration, but I did have a lot of stuff that I'm not sure why I even kept? However, along with the junk I also came across a whole lot of  treasures I hadn't seen in quite some time...hand made cards from my boys when they were small. A hand written note from my Grandma that brought tears to my eyes. A box of books that were my boys sure doesn't seem that long ago that we spent time cuddled up reading those books for hours. I even found my old journal from middle school...that was fun to read! So despite the dreaded task of cleaning & reorganizing, it also proved to be an enjoyable trip down memory lane which was nice. Being more organized feels pretty good too!

Since I finished my work, I had to reward myself, right? So I spent a little time doing what I would have rather been doing all along... stamping! Here's what I made:

A pretty set of thank you cards using the You're Lovely stamp set and the Sweet Sorbet DSP. Since I needed some thank you cards I used a greeting from Petite Pairs instead of the sentiments that come with the set. Since this makes a nice any occasion card you could use pretty much any greeting that will fit. Here's a closer look at each one:
I water colored the flowers using my Aqua Painter and inks. This one was colored in Crisp Cantaloupe.
This one was colored in Summer Starfruit. The border image makes a cute accent in place of ribbon.
I took my color cues from the Sweet Sorbet DSP, but for this last card I took the liberty of adding Strawberry Slush. I really like it with the Summer Starfruit.

Thanks for visiting today!

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