Saturday, April 30, 2011


I made this card for the OTWC Challenge #52. Here is the inspiration photo and colors. It was fun to make a cheery, summery card. I hope I can get out on the lake some this summer. Thanks for taking a look.

Here is what I came up with.

Card stock - Crumb Cake, Pacific Point, Whisper White, Baha Breeze, Tangerine Tango, Daffodil Delight (Stampin Up)
Decorative Paper  - Tangerine Tango (Stampin Up)
Ink - Black, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point (Stampin' Up)
Stamps - Nauti-Cool (Wilson Designs), Envelope Background (Hero Arts) Sunny Happy Skies (Unity Stamp Company)
Twine - The Twinery
Waves - Provo Craft
Paper Snips - Martha Stewart

1. Create top fold card from card stock - final size 4.25 x 5.5
2. Cut light blue with electronic cutter, then cut darker blue free hand to fill in the open areas
3. Adhere the two blues together and adhere to card with foam tape
4. Stamp clouds, cut out and adhere to card with foam tape
5. Stamp Sail on decorative paper and cut out
6. Stamp white card stock with Envelope Background stamp in orange, then stamp with black onto the are with the envelope pattern with bottom of boat, cut out, color blue and yellow and adhere to card with card stock
7. Stamp flags on orange, blue and yellow card stock and cut out
8. Adhere twine to top of card with glue dots (cut in half)
9. Adhere flags on card on the twine with foam tape
10. Stamp the sun on white paper with Daffodil Delight Ink, cut out and adhere to paper with foam tape
11. Stamp sentiment in black ink


  1. OMGosh!! Donna, this is just wonderful! How bright and cheerful. I love the colors and all of your elements too!

  2. I love your use of the OTWC color inspiration and Story Board and of course those darling Wilson Design Stamps! Your paper piecing is great and I love those fun waves! Thanks for joining us at OTWC and Good Luck! :-)

  3. OMG, this is sooo cute! I just love the scene you've created using WD stamps and you used the colors so well! Ekk....just adorable! Thanks for playing along at OTWC this week!

  4. Very cute card and thanks for using Wilson Designs Stamps and playing at OTWC!!!!!


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