Sunday, 10 August 2014

Happy Smiles

 
Good Morning.  I am sending all of you a 'BE HAPPY' message today.  I think the shades of sunny yellow and gold make for a happy card.  I am playing along with the challenge at Splitcoast; use stripes on your card.  I thought this cute little guy with his striped belly worked great for that.
The background was my starting point.  It was a scrap of cardstock that I used when I cleaned off my stencil.  I hate to waste the ink and often I am left with interesting inky designs that I can use for future backgrounds.  I did add some white paint splatters as well.
This cute little guy is a freebie on the Paper Smooches site.  I printed it off, cut him out and coloured with Copic markers.  I added the sentiment then pop dotted the bee over that.
 
 Also adding my card to these challenges: 
 
 
 
CASology- STRIPE
 
Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look...so appreciated!
 
Supplies:  stamps- Paper Smooches, Penny Black/ Digi- Paper Smooches/ Distress ink/ stencil/ white paint/ Memento bl ink/ pop dots/
 

12 comments:

  1. Always something beautiful to look at here on your blog ! I love the background and the bee - so cute !

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  2. ah this bee is so cute!! Love what you did with the bg, very artsy!!

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  3. Hi Karen
    Fabulous card... Love that background.... Stunning....
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

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  4. SUPER cute!!! Love this Bee, really FUN!!!! I may have to get this stamp... HUGS
    Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!!

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  5. Fabulous ! I love your goldfish and the gorgeous background, so bright and cheery and full of joy. Thanks so much for sharing with us at ATCAS.

    Marie

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  6. Real "bee happy" card - makes fun.

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  7. This is a seriously happy card! All that yellow is gorgeous! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

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  8. This is adorable, Karen! Love the way you created your own sunny background. Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

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  9. What a perfectly sweet card...such a cute image and your background is fantastic! thank you for linking up to Seize the Birthday!

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  10. This is such a fun Bee image Karen, his cute face, and all that gorgeous sunshine yellow, would brighten up anyone's day! It's good to see you at ATCAS again - thanks for joining us!
    Sylvia. x

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