Saturday, February 12, 2011

Sunny For You- SU only card

Hi guys! I am in a super big hurry today but I wanted to show you a really simple but sweet little card. This is a perfect sketch for those times you just don't have any time but you need a cute card. It could be tailored to the occasion very easily just by changing the image and sentiment. Take a look:
Isn't that cute? And it was so easy to make. I started by embossing the front of a Poppy Parade card base with the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder. I rounded the corners on just the bottom 2 edges. Next, I trimmed a rounded piece of Sunny Garden DSP with a piece of Pear Pizzazz CS. These were placed along the top of the card, centered in the middle. A quick wrap with a length of Pear Pizzazz Seam Binding and we are almost done.

My image here is from the new SAB set called Punch Bunch. You can earn this set for FREE with a $50 purchase during Sale A Bration. Can't get any better than free, right? This set has 5 adorable, all occasion images that all coordinate with SU punches making them all easy to use in a hurry. No cutting needed! If you don't love to trim freehand, this is a set for you. Instead of just using the whole image, I punched a 1 3/4" Scalloped Circle from Peach Parfait CS, which is the same as the outer edge of my image. I used Markers to color the image and then punched out the middle using the 1 1/4" circle punch. Breathing with your mouth open over the colored image will moisten the ink so you get a crisper image.

I added 2 snipped seam binding tails behind the image for a little texture and balance. The finishing touch is 2 Whisper White Designer buttons that have been stitched with a little yellow pearl cotton which you can find in the needlework section of any craft store. Here I used DMC #6132 which coordinates beautifully with Daffodil Delight.

Easy peasy, huh? Come back next time so I can show you one more Valentine card. It is a card that i was asked to make for a friend by her husband. I can't wait for her to see it!