Wednesday, 10 June 2009

When life gives you lemons...

Come on, admit it... when was the last time you used Yoyo Yellow? There’s a lot of prejudice against this colour but I like it! And it’s perfect for this simple lemon card – teamed with Basic Black, the Yoyo Yellow is quite striking, don’t you think?

As on my previous fruity card, I used the Poppin’ Pastels technique – it gives the lemons a nice “smooshy” look.

I’ll let you fill in the second half of this saying – suffice to say it’s not the usual chirpy homily. I think the recipient will much prefer my version. Of course, writing greetings by hand is a risky business – the inside went wrong so I had to cover it up with a piece of Whisper White.

I’m not sure what size this card is – it didn’t look quite right so I kept cutting it down... and down... and now I need to find an envelope to fit.

Stamps: Tart & Tangy
Cardstock: Yoyo Yellow, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink: Versamark®
Accessories: Stampin’ Pastels, Scallop Edge Punch, Stampin’ Write Journaller, Stamp-a-ma-jig®

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  1. great card, lovely & bright & zingy, must get out my yoyo yellow!

    Jan x

  2. ...grab the gin and tonic! Well that'd be my end of that saying anyways! LOL!
    Such a fun, bright and happy card - love the layout too. Think I may have to play with yellow soon...

  3. So bright - love it. Very sweet....or should I say sour?! :)

  4. Get Sucking!!! Lovely card, very bumble bee!
    Hugs Sarah-Jane xx


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