Wednesday, 5 March 2008

Summer sunshine

It's another lovely sunny morning here but by no means summery as the ground is white over.

But, regardless of what's going on outside, my self-imposed Limited Supply Challenge moves us swiftly into the summer months. If you visited yesterday you may remember that my challenge was to make a card for each season from The Earth Elements family, Very Vanilla cardstock and black ink only. No ribbon, no embellishments, no punches.

The only "fancy" technique I used here is one everyone can do with no special equipment - doodling. All you need is a fine-tipped pen. I used a simple "morse code" style doodle but play around on scrap paper and go with what makes you happy!

I coloured the image with Stampin’ Write markers – I used several greens to get the leaves. You could use ordinary felt tips or pencil crayons.

The aim of my challenge is to show that you can make cards on a budget - everything you need can be bought from Stampin' Up! for less than £30... and you'll have enough supplies to make at least 80 cards. Yep, that's less than 40p per card!

Stamps: A Tree for All Seasons (p44)
Cardstock: Pumpkin Pie, Summer Sun, Garden Green, Very Vanilla
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Stampin’ Write Markers (p70)

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  1. I really like that card - it does make me feel like summer.

  2. love that swing in the tree! great card, very summery!

  3. Love the doodles.


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