Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Backyard Blog Hop

If you just came from the Embellish Online blog you are in the right place.  Today, Tomorrow and Friday the EO Design Team is going to be showing you all things summer.  Think, watermelon, b-b-q's, swimming, sweet tea...you get the idea.  All you need to do is make a card or lay out using the sketch provided and you can win your own July Design Team package (yep what the designers got for July)  we are talking about American Crafts Backyard paper, ribbon, etc... lots of fun stuff!!
On to the card, I really love the Stampavie images, so I colored in this sweet girl with Copic markers to coordinate with the American Crafts paper I chose to use.  I was at a loss as what I was going to put where the butterfly is (you don't need to follow the sketch exactly), so I went through my Thickers and found some that matched perfectly, then spelled out "pic-nic"  I love it when things just fall into place.  Do you see that extra large ric rac?  Oh my gosh, I'm thinking I may need it in every color now!  It came in my July dt kit (play along and you can have your own too) and I've been kind of hoarding it, but I decided to put in on the card at the last minute.  I normally don't have this many layers and stuff on a card, but I have to say I had a lot of fun putting this card together.  Getting outside of your "box" every once in a while is a good thing!  Make sure to head on over to Christine's blog to see what she has in store for you!!
"pic nic"
here is the sketch you need to follow
for more information on how to play along head on over to
be sure to visit the EO blog Thursday and Friday too!!

15 comments:

~Michelle~ said...

this is simply adorable Latisha! Your image is so perfect....and that Ric Rac is definately addicting! :)

Amy said...

WOW! I love these bright colors, and the way you colored the little girl is so amazing, right down to her little pink shoulders! What a wonderful summer card.

Mothermark said...

Oh my! What a wonderful little card you made! Your coloring is to die for and it just screams summertime fun! Love it girl!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

How cute Latisha, fabulous coloring!

julie said...

This is fabulous! Your coloring is simply amazing and I totally love the lettering.

Ann said...

Super cute--so bright and fun!

Char- The Mad Shopper said...

This is a fantastic take on the sketch. Love the color choices and coloring.

Chris said...

this is a super cute card! >"<

Christine said...

I LOVE it!! Wow, what a great take on the sketch. Great idea!!! Great use of the paper and fantastic job on coloring the Sarah Kay stamp. She is just priceless. Have a wonderful day!
xoxo, Christine

SMK said...

how super cute!!! love how you broke up the image and the sentiment is perfect ;)

Barb said...

Awesome Latisha! I love your girls bright colors, the border and lettering are perfect! This fits the layout fabulously!

Sassy Scrapin' said...

STUNNING! I love the colors and the letters!

Traci M said...

So cute and summery...I am glad to know I am not the only one who doesn't like to put too much extra "stuff" on my cards...this is just right and lets the main image shine through!!

Kim said...

What an AWESOME card Latisha! I LOVE it and absolutely love how you cut your image into the boxes...so brilliant! GREAT work hun!
Hugs~ Kim
PS - I think I need to get me the big ric rac in all the colors too! I am loving it as much as you!!! :)

dannisdoodles said...

i just got back in-town & am "catching up", this is so amazing Latisha, looove that you squared out your stamped image, awesome card ♥♥♥

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