Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Rolling along!

Happy Wednesday everyone!

Sorry I have been MIA the last couple of days. I will explain why in the post above. It is quite the amusing story let me tell you! Not funny at the time but now all you can do is sit back and laugh!

So today is Wednesday! Another week gone. I can just hardly believe it! Pretty soon it is going to be be Izzy's birthday and my little baby girl will be 2!! I can hardly imagine! She is such a young lady now and I actually suggested to someone that buying her dress up clothes for her birthday would be a good present because she likes to play dress up so much! Gasp! I am just so appalled that time has flown by so quickly! What a sweetie!

Anywhoo, since it is Wednesday that means it is Watchadoin' Wednesday time again over at Storage Units, Ink and More! And boy do we have a great challenge for you this week. Something not too hard and that will definitely put you in the mood for some warmer weather. That is right! Today's challenge is ... to use some traditional Spring colors to create you challenge card for the week. How fun is that! And of course as soon as I think spring I think pastels! So here is my creation. I decided to use this week's Try a New Technique challenge over at SCS for the idea of the ribbon frame.

I really think this would have worked out better as a square card. Oh well live and learn! LOL! I started this card by stamping the boy pulling the little girl in the wagon and the sentiment from Let's Play by SUINK on white card stock and colored them in using my copics. I then cut out a frame using my nesties from yellow card stock and polka dot DP from Basic Grey's Two Scoops and mounted it all on a piece of dark teal card stock. For the card itself, I layered on yellow, dark teal, and green card stock along with more DP from Two Scoops and then made my ribbon frame. It was very simple. I simply cut diagonal slits in each corner, cut four lengths of white gross grain ribbon slightly longer than the length of my sides, tied a knot in the middle of each and then threaded them through the slits I cut. Voila, a frame!

Be sure to check out the rest of the DT's amazing creations! They will wow your socks off I am sure!!
Thanks as always for stopping by! Smiles!


Cathy said...

So cute! Love the ribbon frame!! I hope everything is getting back to normal soon!!

Hugs, Cathy

Michelle said...

Great idea with the ribbon frame! I might have to try that as I'm a ribbon addict!! Cute image too - love how REAL the sidewalk looks - have I told you lately that your an awesome colorer??? :o)

Glad your back - was wondering where you were and was missing your creations!!

Suzanne J Dean said...

Very sweet, great colors & love the ribbon frame!


Emily said...

I love the idea of using the ribbon for a grow up soooo fast, Easton will be 4 in May!!! Time flies, everyone always said that when I was younger..I guess that means I'm getting older :(!!!

Danni said...

So glad to see you back, been missing ya!
Cute card!

Maria Matter said...

Great job with the ribbon frame! This is such a sweet image! A very happy card indeed!
Blessings, Maria

Tasha said...

Super cute card Janne i love the colours and the image
love tasha xx

Laura said...

WOW, great card Janna. I LOVE all of the fun colors you used and SUPER RIBBON BORDER; LOVE IT!!!

Cassie said...

This is sweet Janna!! The ribbon frame is such a fun and different look! gotta try it I think!