Thursday, July 2, 2009

Catch Some Rays



This is me in my dreams ... tanned, thin, and bikini-clad would all be nice, but for me, the dreamiest part would be to relax in the summer sun with a stack of books. The sunbather and her various accessories are all part of My Favorite Things' new Catch Some Rays set. The papers are from the Bloom & Grow "Grow" kit by My Mind's Eye. I did my coloring with Copic markers and Prismacolor pencils.

Some MFT happenings:
* Have you seen the Bubble Bin this week?
* The new stamps are now available. The sets are sold individually, or for the best value, the Buy it All Bundle includes four new sets and the cutest polka-dot ribbon nest and the One-Click Collection includes just the four new sets. Discounted pricing is available for a limited time.
* Check out the Design Team Tips & Tricks for the new sets in the How'd They Do That sub-forum.
* This week's sketch challenge and My Favorite Challenge have both been posted. Check out all the details -->HERE<--!

Thanks for stopping by today! I'm off to catch some rays today :)



Stamps: Catch Some Rays (My Favorite Things)
Paper: PTI Vintage Cream, SU Pumpkin Pie and Wild Wasabi, My Mind's Eye Bloom & Grow "Grow" collection
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Copic markers, Prismacolor pencils, SU Top Note die and brads, Spellbinders label die, sewing machine, foam tape

26 comments:

  1. Este card es impresionante, ¡qué imaginación!, cuantos detalles y alegres son, enhorabuena, precioso trabajo.Saludos

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  2. Ooooh, I love this layout using the TN die--delicious! Great touch with the popped umbrella and wonderful coloring!

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  3. This is gorgeous, Amy!! You always use just the right colors & add just the right touches. Yeah, I'm pretty sure the last time I got to just lay in the sun reading books Duran Duran was #1 on the radio, lol!

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  4. oh, you bought Bloom & Grow too; isn't it the yummiest? And perfect for MFT, dontcha think?

    Your bathing beauty looks gorgeous, but not as pretty as you are inside & out!!!

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  5. I love your card; the colors are wonderful, the stitching is great, and the paper pieced umbrella is adorable!

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  6. Holy stinking moses, Amy, I am in awe at this card of yours. Good grief, it's so fantastic, your coloring, the umbrella, the papers, the paper piecing, wowy zowy!

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  7. Gorgeous card Amy!! Love the colors you used and the popped up umbrella is awesome!

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  8. Amy, this card is full of amazing elements!! Beautiful job!!

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  9. This is lovely, Amy! Your coloring is AMAZING!!! (Yes, it IS!)

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  10. Such a GREAT design, Amy! Love your colors choices and all the wonderful details!

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  11. Great design! I love the papers you used! Yeah, wish that was me too!

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  12. This is really fabulous, Amy-girl! Your layers and details are out-of-this-world, as always! I'm with you on the sunshine and a stack of books...heaven on earth! :)

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  13. This is fantastic Amy! Love your colour combination and your layering is amazing!!! Love this!!

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  14. This is fabulous Amy!! I love your layout!! Those papers I had to buy also since I have seen such gorgeous creations from you and Denise M. using it!! I wish the weather was like that here! We leave for vacation this weekend and I so hope we have the sun!

    Have a happy 4th of July!

    hugs,
    Chris

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  15. Fabulous card Amy. Love the fun colors, the image, the Top Note die... TFS!

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  16. Tanned and thin - that is a nice dream!:) LOL! What a fabulous fun card! Love those colors and the pretty patterns!

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  17. This is gorgeous! I love it! I love your colors and papers, and how you popped up certain images. I had to laugh at your opening sentence: 'this is me, tanned and thin' I have often wished MFT and other stamp companies wouldn't always have that 'unrealistically thin female image' and show a real body for a change, or at least, with a little more meat on the bones. LOL!

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  18. Olala - this is awesome Amy!!! I wish I'd have that dreamy figure - LOL!!! Hugs ~S~

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  19. This is AMAZING Amy! Everything you create is exquisite...and this is no exception! LOVE this!!

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  20. Awesome card Amy, "every girls dream" card

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  21. Oh I love the papers you used here, Amy! Some of my fave ;) I'll need to pull those out now and use 'em!
    Love the paper pieced umbrella!!

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  22. Oh, I absolutely love this, Amy! Great colors, patternd papers, stitching, dimension, everything!

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  23. Love this!! You always choose the best colors!!!

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  24. Totally cute! You just can't go wrong, no matter which style of card you create! You are awesome, girl!

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  25. Oh I love this card!! I love the layout - I may have to borrow it tonight (and of course will mention where I got it if I do!!). I came here looking for inspiration, and as always you didn't let me down! :-D

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