Wednesday, June 29, 2011

summer camp!


From the time I was 8 years old to about 16 or 17, I went to the same summer camp every year - and it was easily the best part of the summer!  This summer I've joined an online summer card camp - and so far I'm loving it too!

This week's color combo is so bright and lush - full of summer fun!


I took Kristina's day 1 hint of going through my crafting supplies and scouting around for what would work with the color challenge.  I pulled out some pretty papers from my humongous scrap pile (it really is huge) and pulled inspiration from them - especially the blue strip.  I immediately thought of the "large than life" florals as a good match.  Can you see I added some shine to the die-cut pieces?  After I stamped them in versamark ink, I dabbed on some shimmer.  

To break up all the bright color, I tore into the hot-pink paper at the top, and added a strip of white cardstock (stamped with "text-style II" in memento black ink) to the bottom.  A few snips later, and voila! a fun little fringe.

Thanks for looking!

11 comments:

  1. awesome job with the colors and the touches of texture at the top and bottom really makes it all pop! one great thing about camp is meeting new people :)

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  2. Very cute card. Love the die cuts pieces as well :)

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  3. Stunning...love it!
    And hello from a Summer Card Camp Classmate!

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  4. I love the layers especially the torn piece. And the bunch of Larger than Life diecuts is so beautiful. Beautiful card, Elena!

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  5. Love all the texture you used. The flower die is lovely. A beautiful card.

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  6. This is GORGEOUS! The colors all work together so beautifully and are so well balanced!

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  7. I love the extra little "umph" on the die cut flowers! Great card!!!

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  8. Wow! Your card is just beautiful , love the colors too. Thanks for sharing some of the summer camp with those of use who did not join.

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  9. SO PRETTY....... great job with the colors!!!

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  10. Great card. Camp seems so fun. Love how the larger than life flower dies mimic the patterned paper.

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  11. Elena, this is just GORGEOUS!

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