Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Happy Mail for Time Out/SSS Wednesday Challenges

Over at the Time Out Challenge our inspiration is this photo of a very inviting couch with fun pillows under this cool wooden wall art.


Say Hello: Perk up your home with a friendly welcome sign. For an added boost, choose a bright, funky color. Source: Instagram user decorame


I experienced a ping like my friend Bev does on a regular basis and it wouldn't leave me alone until I made this card. It's a pretty literal take on the photo. As a nod to the fabric of the couch I used an off white card with specks of thread or something in it. Please don't ask me who makes it because I've had it for longer than I care to admit. The big colorful pillow is cut from a postcard that I got years ago from a local museum.


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Stamp: Winnie & Walter (mail)
Die: MFT (happy), Spellbinders (wonky squares)
Wood Veneer Paper: Simon Says Stamp

Sending this to

Time Out Challenge #22

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - "Something New" (the happy die is new as well as the wood veneer paper)

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a great rest of the week,
Susanne

17 comments:

  1. Oh Susanne! So glad that your 'ping' kept bouncing around your brain until it became touchable!!!! This is a stunner of a card, and where I tried to make pillows earlier today, they bombed - yours are Perfect! I love this card. Bright, happy, and a winner in my book! Thanks for the shout out too - you're the best!! Bev

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  2. Fabulous take on the challenge Susanne, Cathy x

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  3. Gorgeous card Susanne and a fabulous take on the inspiration pic ! the whole design is fabulous ! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  4. I love the way you incorporated the cushions in to your design - this is such a fun representation of the photo! Thanks for joining us at Time Out, Susanne :)

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  5. What a fab take in the photo, cool cars base and the bog cushion is an inspired idea, so good to see you in 2015 at TIME OUT x

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  6. So fun and such a fabulous interpretation of the inspiration photo, Susanne ... those wonky square cushions are just fabulous! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out ... it's always a pleasure! Anita :)

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  7. Hallo Susanne, tolle Umsetzung des Inspiration Photos, das bunte Kissen ist ein richtiger Eye catcher auf der Karte!

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  8. That woodfineerpaper looks so super! Love how you let the colours come back in this way! And I know the feelin; sometimes you just have to make something before you cab go on.... Thank you for joining at TIME OUT!

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  9. Your *pestering ping* translated itself into a most awesome card; a charming, fabulous on the photo! Everything - from the 'couch' paper, the wood background, the pillows (the original postcard must be stunning, based on this glimpse!), the inlaid hello - is perfect. Love this!
    Hugs~c

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  10. Super! Wie das challenge Foto! (Danke fuer den Hinweis mit dem fehlerhaften link - hab's gleich verbessert...peinlich.....)

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  11. Awesome take on inspiration, Susanne. What a fun card.

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  12. Fantastic inspiration from the photo, its really awesome!

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  13. Just me, with a quick note to THANK YOU for your sweet comment on my card and especially your touching comment about my 'heading home' journey tomorrow. I have a couple boxes of tissues all ready to go! Keep creating your fabulous cards: I'll be 'leaning' on them, and you, to keep my spirits up! Susanne, you enrich my life immensely!
    Hugs and love to you!!
    ~c

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  14. This is so creative! I really like how you turned the photo into a card, one can really see the link! Excellent job! Thanks for taking TIME OUT and joining our challenge!

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  15. Great interpretation of the photo!

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  16. What a terrific take on the challenge Susanne, great design layout! Hazel x

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