Tropical Flamingo

This was a fun card to create. I pulled out every tropical set that I can remember owning and used stamps from three companies. The particular entry is for the Retro Rubber Challenge of Summertime.

https://www.retrorubberchallengeblog.com/my-blog/2020/06/challenge-136-summer-time.html

The flamingo is from The Stamps of Life, dated May 2016 The large tropical leaves are from Leave Me in Paradise, Catherie Pooler Designs, July 2018. There are small tropical leaves from Hero Arts, dated 2019. I used my MISTI for the background, placing the leaves on one half of the paper, stamping, then turning the paper and stamping again. All of the inks are from Gina K Designs.

This card was created with inspiration from the Featured Stamper from Split Coast Stampers. Here is the card I used for inspiration: https://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/2864482?cat=fav

It was also entered in the current MISTI challenge at Split Coast Stampers, which is to use pink on your card.

Going away Card

My exercise instructor is going away. She is getting married! Her last day will be in two weeks. I was asked to make a card from our heath fitness group. I made it A9 size, which is an 8 1/2 by 11 sheet of paper folded in half at the 5 1/2 inch mark. I made an envelope also, but didn’t take a photo. It is a marbled gray color.

Stampendous Yoga critters

I saw these Stampendous Yoga Critters and thought they made the perfect images for our class card. We often feel like we can’t do the exercise we are being asked to do.

Fred Said set

For her wedding, the instructor ordered Converse shoes in all white for her and her girls, and gray for him and his sons. Yes, they are thinking Brady Bunch with the combining of their households. So, the ladies said that shoes belonged on the card. I found a set by Impression Obsession called Fred Said. It is based on Fred Rogers, Mr. Rogers PBS TV show. I didn’t use any of the sentiments from the set, but plan to use this quite a bit. This is the inside of the card.

I hope she enjoys her card. I know the fellow exercise class participants will enjoy writing on it.