how’ve you bean?

Gotta love a fun pun….

cardstock:  ranger watercolor paper:  glitz/dapper dan  stamps:  newton’s nook/vegetable medley  ink: ranger archival black  other:  washi, paper smooches notebook die, kuretake gansai tambi, misc washi

I love the fun Newton’s Nook Vegetable Medley set!  I’m playing along with the inky paws challenge:

This was my original card but it wasn’t hitting me and well, my girl confirmed it..LOL
So I oh-so-gently pulled the panels off…sadly, I’m pretty good with that.  

I love color and patterns but I think the neutral background panels work better with the bright watercolors.

Before I go, I have to share this awesome sale over at Ellen’s!

I have a short work week and then we’re off to NYC!
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26 thoughts on “how’ve you bean?”

  1. Nicely done Amy! I definitely liked the graphic patterns over the floral with those sweet beans.

  2. Hehehehe … I loveeeeeeee that sentiment!! Good luck in NYC my friend!! Big HUGS!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. i LOVE it!!!!!! both versions of the card ROCK!! love your watercoloring! but the final card, that's a total AMY card!! love the greenwith the soft kraft!! 😀

  4. Omgosh, so adorable, Amy! I am a sucker for a good pun sentiment like this one! Adorable image and fabulous watercoloring. Really love how you used the washi, too, and I agree… totally love the neutrals papers you ended up with!

  5. And here I'm thinking, I'm the only one who has pulled some panels (among other things) off my card! lol Good to know I'm not alone! 😉 Yes, gotta love a good pun! Your card is oh so FABULOUS! Love it!

  6. Lovely cards! I love the washi tape on the first card and the little flags-banners of vellum! Love!

  7. This is adorable!! I LOVE that pun and that fun stamp set. Your neutral background does go better but I LOVE the addition of the Washi. Jazzed it up more then the vellum did.

  8. I definitely love the first one…it's hard to get the background right when you have an idea! Such a fun punny card, Amy, Have fun in New York, although I have left kids, so I know how hard it will be! I still remember my dad crying when he left me! Happy Tuesday!

  9. Shut Up!!! How did this little darling get passed me????!!!! OH MY veggie lovin' word!
    Dare I dream this is on the way to my bean-farm in the woods?

  10. Wow. I love that cute little watercolored bean image. Although I don't mind the pattern papers on your original card, I agree that your final layout is much more clean and lets the image stand out more! I love how you used washi tape to create the little flags coming in from both sides! Thanks for linking up to our Inky Paws Challenge at Newton's Nook Designs. Hope you are having a good time in NYC!

    – Jen {Newton's Nook Designs}

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