Sunday, June 14, 2009

Clean and Simple

I have a clean and simple card to share with you, but first I have to thank everyone for the wonderful happy birthday wishes yesterday. Oh my goodness, I had so much fun reading all your comments! I have the BEST friends and blogging friends!!! Hubby and I had a great day yesterday, went out for a delicious dinner and he got me a Kindle ebook reader!!!! I'm SO excited...it'll be here on Wednesday!!!! Yippeeeeeeee!!!

Ok, on to the card. I wanted to make an encouragement card and I used the Mojo Monday sketch #90 for the layout. I really wanted to keep it clean and simple, and I think I accomplished that. I've had these gorgeous Primas since my trip to Calgary in March (I know...I have a hoarding problem...grin!) but I thought this was the perfect layout to use one and just add a sentiment. The sentiment is one of the quotes from Faith and Hope at Taylored Expressions. It reads "Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons do not last. The spring rain will come again. by Sarah Ban Breathnach". It's stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto mellow moss and cut out with square nestabilities. I pierced around the edge for a little interest. The patterned paper is retired SU close to cocoa designer paper and the ribbon is from my stash. I used Choice Buttercream for the card base and ran it through my Stylized Flowers cuttlebug folder. 

Thanks for stopping by!
Karen

7 comments:

Leslie said...

It is clean and simple....but also classy and stylish - the prima is beautiful! Sounds like you had a lovely birthday :)

Janet said...

glad you had a good bday! i love your card, glad you are finally using these primas ;) Hows your craft room by the way ???? ;)
Is it time for a visit yet?
hugs

Dana White said...

love how clean & simple this card is - simply stunning & yes I ditto Janet's question is it time for another visit?!

Barb said...

Absolutely brilliant take on the sketch!! Beautiful card. And belated birthday wishes to you! A Kindle! You lucky girl!

paula said...

Very pretty Karen!

Jane Wetzel said...

Karen..all your work is spectacular..I think that I LOVE this the best!! wow..hard to say that cuz I am a big fan but I am gonna case this for sure! TFS!!!!!
So simple and how AWESOME....

Margaret de Witt said...

Morning Karen, I just wanted to let you know that I nominated you for the Lemonade Stand blog award. Pop on over to my blog to check it out and send it along.