Sunday, September 7, 2014

you make life sweet


post 1 of 2 for today...click HERE for Curtain Call Reminder:  Lovely Leaves


Hello!

I've been crafting at a much slower pace these days.  It isn't that my mojo is lacking, it's that I have been overwhelmed with so much inspiration these days.  It's overload on my poor crafty brain.

Here's a clean & simple card:

cardstock:  neenah  paper:  teresa collins/something wonderful  stamps:  jane's doodles/life is good  ink:  memento/tuxedo, copics various  other:  divine twine/black licorice, chickaniddy crafts/enamel heart, impress washi

Simple doesn't pertain to the lack of time, check out all that masking and coloring!

I'm a long time fan of Jane's Doodles:



I was inspired by



I was inspired by:

mason jar
colors
layered parfait = layered strawberries
silverware = silver glitter washi

I was also inspired by



I just rotated the sketch!

Thanks so much for stoppin' by, I'm going to be back at 6 am pacific with my Curtain Call reminder post!

26 comments:

  1. Wow! That card is stunning, Amy!! Love it!

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  2. I always love when you pull out vellum. Fabulous card Amy.

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  3. It's beautiful Amy! Love the vellum!!!

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  4. Loveeeeeeee this! LOVING those strawberries in the JAR!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. You're right, that is NOT such a simple card. Excellent job, masking your jar of strawberries. And I love the aqua vs more traditional green. Keeps it soft and sweet.

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  6. Such a cute CAS card! And I know what you mean about inspiration overload.. Sometimes I feel so overwhelmed with such great inspiration I end up taking longer to craft. Glad I'm not the only one! <3

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  7. Love the colors on this one!! The stamped jar is so fun and I like how you created the tag with vellum. Adorable!!

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  8. What a sweet and cute card! Love those strawberries in a jar :D

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  9. Sweet, sweet card! The tag on the jar is so cool! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  10. Quite the fabulous inspired card or jar? :) Very cute

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  11. This is so sweet! I love the soft oolors, the vellum, and that bit of sparkle!

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  12. Catching up here Amy, oh so busy these days and nights! Love this card as well, that is a great jar stamp!

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  13. Just fantastic, Amy! Love the clean lines and that adorable jar! Glad to see you this week at FMS!

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  14. This card is charming! I love the soft colors - and the vellum so we can see all of those sweet berries. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  15. Hi Amy. Long time no see... Love your simple design (I sure need a mason jar stamp in my life), but technically complex card. I hope you'll agree with my definition :). It's true that simple doesn't always mean easy peasy.

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  16. Aww. Love a jar of strawberries. I know how much you love jar stamps!

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  17. Inspiration overload: YES!! I'm totally afflicted with that, and the net result: crafting paralysis, mainly because too many ideas means zippo focus. Then nothing works! Gahhh...good to hear I'm not alone in said issue! Your card here: beautiful! It looks cas, but getting those berries canned took major work, I know! So sweet!!
    Hugs~c

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  18. I'm suffering from the opposite at the moment...I have one card challenge that I'm determined to enter but all of my ideas have failed..its even keeping me awake at night!! I think you've done the perfect card for the Monday Blues challenge. Those strawberries look delicious and love the strip of silver glitter tape. Its perfection!!

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  19. I knew you wouldn't be able to resist the mason jar-ness of the inspiration image, hee hee! Love the delicious strawberries content - that's some serious masking! Thanks so much for playing to find a Cure For The Monday Blues!

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Cheers,
~amy~