Monday, August 23, 2010

Cool Blue Get Well

I need more Get Well cards in my stash, so I made 6 of these today.  The originally-planned stamp was a little bandage with a face on it, from the Stampin' Up! set called Wellness Wishes.  The bandage is more 'cutesy' and it really wanted to be used, but after this card was assembled, cutesy just didn't seem right.  Thankfully, this set offers different styles for a get well message.

Remember my sympathy card here?  I relied upon that sketch layout once again because it is easy.  But instead of using one large piece of embossed cardstock on the left of the card, I divided it up into four equal sections of differently-embossed pieces.

My inspiration today is here, from the EtsyInspired Challenge:
Block Prints from Global Child Collection / Etsy

And here, at The Play Date Cafe:
Play Date Cafe inspiration

We might get some rain here today in New Jersey.  We need it pretty badly.

Have yourself a wonderful day!

Happy Stamping,

Stamps:  Wellness Wishes
Paper:  Whisper White, DCWV bright blue, Soft Sky, other two are SU but names unknown
Ink:  Basic Black
Other:  Big Shot, ribbon from my grandma, SU embossing folders


SmilynStef said...

Love the combination of textures with those soft peaceful colors ... great inspired card.

Virginia L. said...

Love the cool hues and design in this card, Colleen!! Thanks for joinng the fun with us at Etsy Inspired Challenge!

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful Get Well card, love the embossed panels. Thanks for playing at the PDCC.

Kara said...

very pretty colors and patterns!

de said...

GORGEOUS! Very elegant too!

Thanks for playing EtsyInspired this week!

Unknown said...

Lovely CAS creation! Thanks for playing with the Play Date Cafe!

Suzanne C said...

Fabulous clean and simple design. Lovely use of the strips and the embossing and stamping. Glad you joined us at the PDCC this week.

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

This is a beautiful card--I don't like making these--but this is a great idea to make some up and keep in a stash! I love it:) Thanks for joining in the fun and playing along with us at the PDCC:)

papertrails leaver said...

how gorgeous this card is! Love those blue hues you used and the embossing!

Emily Keaton said...

So cool and soothing, Colleen!! I love how you embossed each colored panel. The embossed patterns add so much richness. I agree that this sentiment was the better choice for your sophisticated layout :)

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