Monday, June 27, 2016

Keep Smiling...

First of all, let me welcome my new follower

Christine of Stempel-Wahn

Check out her blog, you will be inspired by her beautiful cards!

Today I am showing you a card I made with one of my first stamps. I bought it in the children's section of a bookstore on my first trip to the US. I just love grinning faces and was immediately charmed by Sandra Boynton's greeting cards. So when I found a stamp featuring her grinning cats I had to have it. Looking at them cheer sme up. I grinned the whole time I was making that card. To be honest, though, I haven't used the stamp much. Especially lately. But I wanted to make a card for a cat-loving person with a great sense of humor.







Inside sentiment: "Sunshine is good for your teeth"

Used some Distress Inks with a Tim Holtz stencil, then clear embossing paste over that, sprinkled with gold glitter. The rest is self-explanatory, I think. Let me know if you have any questions.

Stamps: Sandra Boynton (cats with sentiment),  Hero Arts (background)
Other: Stencil (Tim Holtz)


Challenges:


Simon Says Stamp Work It Wednesday "Sunshine"


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That's it from me for today. My bed is calling me...

Be well,

16 comments:

  1. This is adorable, Susanne and that inside sentiment is so funny!

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  2. "Keep smiling, keep shining. Knowing you ever can always count on me, for shure. That's what friends are for." Der Songtext fiel mir da spontan zu ein. :)) wunderbar, deine Karte! Ich lächle auch immer noch... Herzlichen Dank für die nette Begrüßung!
    Liebe Grüße Christine

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  3. I love that distressed sunshine and those fun cats - the sentiment is perfect too! What a happy card - it has made me smile :)

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  4. Ich schmeiß mich weg ... sind die Beiden herrlich!!! Und die Karte ist super!!
    Hach und jetzt weiß ich auch, warum Du ausgewandert bist ... *kaputtlach*
    LG Gundi

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  5. This is so cute!! First, if I had seen that stamp, I would have bought it too. I LOVE Sandra Boynton!! Those cats are divine!! I really like how you draw the eye right to them with the background. Fantastic design.

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  6. Hallo Susanne,
    die beiden sind so witzig, das habe ich heute gebraucht...so einen Lacher am Abend. Herrlich!
    Liebe Grüße
    Susanne

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  7. Well, these little guys are certainly smiling all over their faces, Susanne ... just as I am looking at them ... so fun and cute! That warm yellow texture-y sunshine around them is fabulous ... so touchable! Hugs, Anita :)

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  8. Also diese Stempel hätte ich auch gekauft! Gut, dass Du sie mal her nimmst - super Karte! Diese Sonnenstrahlen gefallen mir besonders gut!

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  9. Oh wow--what a fabulous, creative card, Susanne--love the clear embossing paste over the ink!

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  10. I am smiling!! Such a cute and fun card. The gold looks so wonderful and just shines as the bkg.
    tfs,
    hugs,
    K

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  11. Absolutely FANTASTIC. It put a huge smile on my face that's for sure!
    xxx

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  12. Gotta love these cats, Susanne! And that shiny sunshine adds to the fun!

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  13. Super ;))
    Das ist so eine Karte, die von jetzt auf gleich, einem ein dickes Grinsen ins Gesicht zaubert !!
    Ganz liebe Grüsse Elisabeth

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  14. Certain to have brought a smile to the recipient's face too!

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  15. What a fantastic card, love those cats. So cool!! Your sunrise look stunning with the shine from the embossing paste. Love this.

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  16. Sehr schöne Farbkombi und noch dazu eine lustige Version!
    Ich hoffe, dass ich bald wieder etwas mehr Blogrunden drehen kann....
    LG Rosi

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