Monday, October 21, 2013

whale done!



Hello & Happy Monday!

Still playing with the Basic Grey Persimmon Collection.  I'm pleased that it can rock the nautical theme, whaddya think?


I combined it with Reverse Confetti's Happy Harbor.  It's such a cute set, I'm still quite smitten with anything nautical.  One of these days, I'm going to have to break down and buy one of those notebook dies.  I tried to emulate it with my Crop-a-dile.


I found a package of those wood buttons that I picked up at Impress...threaded it through using some Timeless Twine natural twine.


By the way, Timeless Twine has all their spools on sale this week for $6/each!


I was inspired by the current




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Here's to an awesome week!



30 comments:

  1. Too cute. I love the way you punched out the circle for the whale.

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  2. Super cute! I love all the colour and patterns! Gorgeous, Amy!

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  3. Oh how sweet! Love the quote with the whale!

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  4. Super adorable!!!!!
    LOVE the papers and that whale is too cute!!!
    Happy Monday Amy!

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  5. Ohhhhhhhhhh I love love love love this!! LOVING the colors and that whale!!!!

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  6. Such a fun card, love the colors!

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  7. Adorable! And you're right.....Persimmon is really perfect for the nautical look! How clever you are!

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  8. Totally adorable! I love that whale and those colors are fab.

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  9. Whale done indeed! I love how you put everything on the diagonal.

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  10. So sweet!! And I love all of the mileage you are getting from your paper pad - the papers are awesome (so is the card!!!).

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  11. ack! super sweet. love that whale tucked in that circle. pretty papers, too.

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  12. So sweet and a lovely mix of patterns! :)

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  13. Love this! Such great use of those fall colors for this non-fall card!

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  14. WOW - you and the Persimmon paper are *made* for each other! Everything you've created with it: STUNNING!! Fabulous nautical card here; yet more evidence of your creativity!
    c

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  15. Fantastic card Amy, I love your design!

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  16. this is so great! love the pattern and color combo!
    -Rachel w k
    rwkrafts.com

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  17. Love how you used the Persimmon collection out of the Fall/Halloween context, Amy! And such a fun play on words for the sentiment!

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  18. Whale done!!
    So cute! Love these papers! The sentiment and the little whale are adorable!

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  19. Whale done sista!!!! This is so my new fave of yours!!!! You nailed the RS sketch challenge!.... Winner!!!! hugs...x

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  20. it's nautical, but nice, lol!!! :) (no seriously, you are SO ROCKIN' the persimmon goodness, missus!!!) ♥

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  21. Such a cute card, love the whale done with the Halloween colors! Got my red twine! Such a bargain, can't wait for it to come!

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  22. A Whale-Done card for sure! Great take on this week's Retro Sketch! -Katie :)

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  23. Great card for this Retro Sketch, Amy! The mix of patterns are fabulous. That little whale is sure to put a smile on the recipient's face :)

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Cheers,
~amy~