you make life sweet

post 1 of 2 for today…click HERE for Curtain Call Reminder:  Lovely Leaves

Hello!

I’ve been crafting at a much slower pace these days.  It isn’t that my mojo is lacking, it’s that I have been overwhelmed with so much inspiration these days.  It’s overload on my poor crafty brain.

Here’s a clean & simple card:
cardstock:  neenah  paper:  teresa collins/something wonderful  stamps:  jane’s doodles/life is good  ink:  memento/tuxedo, copics various  other:  divine twine/black licorice, chickaniddy crafts/enamel heart, impress washi
Simple doesn’t pertain to the lack of time, check out all that masking and coloring!

I’m a long time fan of Jane’s Doodles:

I was inspired by

I was inspired by:

mason jar
colors
layered parfait = layered strawberries
silverware = silver glitter washi

I was also inspired by

I just rotated the sketch!

Thanks so much for stoppin’ by, I’m going to be back at 6 am pacific with my Curtain Call reminder post!

26 thoughts on “you make life sweet”

  1. You're right, that is NOT such a simple card. Excellent job, masking your jar of strawberries. And I love the aqua vs more traditional green. Keeps it soft and sweet.

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  2. Such a cute CAS card! And I know what you mean about inspiration overload.. Sometimes I feel so overwhelmed with such great inspiration I end up taking longer to craft. Glad I'm not the only one! <3

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  3. Love the colors on this one!! The stamped jar is so fun and I like how you created the tag with vellum. Adorable!!

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  4. This card is charming! I love the soft colors – and the vellum so we can see all of those sweet berries. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  5. Hi Amy. Long time no see… Love your simple design (I sure need a mason jar stamp in my life), but technically complex card. I hope you'll agree with my definition :). It's true that simple doesn't always mean easy peasy.

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  6. Inspiration overload: YES!! I'm totally afflicted with that, and the net result: crafting paralysis, mainly because too many ideas means zippo focus. Then nothing works! Gahhh…good to hear I'm not alone in said issue! Your card here: beautiful! It looks cas, but getting those berries canned took major work, I know! So sweet!!
    Hugs~c

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  7. I'm suffering from the opposite at the moment…I have one card challenge that I'm determined to enter but all of my ideas have failed..its even keeping me awake at night!! I think you've done the perfect card for the Monday Blues challenge. Those strawberries look delicious and love the strip of silver glitter tape. Its perfection!!

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  8. I knew you wouldn't be able to resist the mason jar-ness of the inspiration image, hee hee! Love the delicious strawberries content – that's some serious masking! Thanks so much for playing to find a Cure For The Monday Blues!

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