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Friday, May 12, 2017

Gardening Muse

Today was finally a day to work outside, yay! And it was also a day to make a card for the current Muse challenge. This is the card by this week's muse, Tracey


I was inspired by the clean design, the cluster of images, and the overall layout. After a few left turns, here's my version: 


Initially, I was stuck on what set would give me an appropriate cluster of images. Then I thought of this garden set. I stamped the watering can, some gardening gloves, and a set of gardening tools. Next, I decided I wanted the seed packet design in the background with some flowers to ground the other images. Eventually the gloves just didn't fit. (I'd also be content without the watering can and tools, but that wouldn't really work with the inspiration, would it?) You could compliment me on the sponging of the patterned paper... but it came that way. 

Supplies: white & Neenah desert storm cardstock, Studio Calico Classic Calico v. 3 patterned paper, Papertrey Ink Garden Variety stamps & dies,Papertrey Ink fine linen, Stampin' Up real red & garden green & Memento rich cocoa inks, pop dot tape

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7 comments:

Tracey McNeely said...

Lindsey your card definitely reflects what you did outside today. Love the seed packet and the layered garden tools! Thank you for sharing with us at Muse this week!

Marybeth said...

This is beautiful Lindsey! So fun seeing you use that stamp set!

Ardyth said...

Love the vintage feel of this and the pop of red! So glad you joined us at Muse this week, Lindsey!

Chris Dring said...

This is really rather pretty! I love the vintage vibe to your card.

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

This is so cute.
I love that little gardening set and the gorgeous pop of red.
xxx

Loli said...

Hola Lindsey, thank you for visit my blog.
A perfect card for spring time!, Love how you were inspired!
A hug from Palma de Mallorca

Heather said...

You have combined all your elements really nicely; it does have a pretty vintage look to it.