Monday, August 20, 2012

Happy Summer

Just popping in to say hi and share a happy summer card! 
happy summer
 
Card stock: white (Hero Arts)
Clear stamps: Lauderdale Sunshine, Sweet Thread Labels, You are the Best, all by Hero Arts
Inks: Shadow Ink (Soft Sand, Soft Apricot), Distress Ink (Bundled Sage) by Ranger
Accents: SRM Press (Sticker Sentiment, summer), Earth ribbons, gems by Hero Arts, buttons (Michael’s)
Tool: Friskars corner Squeeze


1.    Make card from card stock, round off the sides and corners
2.    Stamp flowers and leaves, banners and flip flops
3.    Cut 2 slits on top (in between the fold) and string through ribbons, glue and adhere ribbons
4.    Sew buttons, add gems to flip flops
5.    Apply sentiment sticker


 I am in the middle of summer blog break and will be out of Internet access for a while. I hope I will not go through blog withdrawal  (LOL)! Watch out for my next blog post as I will be blogging from a most unusual location! Happy summer (while it lasts!).

30 comments:

Barb said...

Yay! A purse card! Love when you share these, V! This one is delightful! Beautiful stamping and colors, and I LOVE the way you used the Hero Arts ribbon for the handle! Hope you're having a fabulous time! Sending hugs! :)

Ryann Salamon said...

What a fresh and fun card! Love the color combo - it's so serene!

Dawn said...

Fabulous Virginia. You are so clever with your designs

aaga said...

How clever!! :)))

Lynn said...

Your purse is adorable...love the sweet little banners on the handles! Hope you are having a wonderful trip!

Brenda said...

Wow, this packs a visual punch. It is superb!

Linda R said...

Oh my gosh.. What a cute card.. So creative my friend...

Hugs~

sheila said...

This is adorable Virginia! And enjoy your time away....see you soon! ;-D

Tracey McNeely said...

This is so so cute.

Elizabeth Allan said...

Cute design Virginia! Great ribbon handle for this adorable purse card!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

Super cute beach bag/purse card, Virginia! :)

Susan F. said...

This is adorable.

mimijudy1975 said...



Hope you're having a fantastic trip.
Enjoyed seeing your 'summery card " the flip-flops sure add a whimsical note .

shirley-bee said...

Great summery bag card, Virginia. I love the colour scheme.

Annette said...

aww have fun on your adventure and wow love this card...great shape and design.

donna mikasa said...

What a darling beach bag card! Love the straps and the summery colors! Hope you are enjoying your trip--can't wait to hear where your journey takes you next!

Rose said...

this is so clever!!! hope you are having a blast!!!! :)

PiecesByEmily said...

So clever and adorable. Love it, Virginia.

Vic Lau said...

What a cute idea of a purse shaped card! Hope your enjoying your vacation! Your card is beautiful as always :)

sandie said...

This is adorable and what a great idea for a girly card x

Julie Hoffman said...

This is so creative Virginia! I love this little purse!

Robin K. said...

What a fun design Virginia!! So summery!!

Maureen Morton said...

I'll take three of these bags (in full size) - one for each of my summer outfits! Brilliant, Virginia! And, so kind of you to think of us while you are having a glorious get-away. Sweet, girl!

Miriam Prantner said...

Very cute! Love the trim you chose and I'm hoping that you're having an amazing time, although I know you are! Can't wait to see where you blog from!

paula said...

What a cute card & a great idea to turn it into a purse. Love this card Virginia. Have fun & hope you don't suffer blog withdrawl to much

Cathy Fongjoyo said...

CUTE shaped card!! i love it so much. Virginia

Sheila H said...

This is so cute!

Simone said...

This is sooooo awesome! I love how you made it in the shape of a handbag! Such a creative and gorgeous card!! Absolutely LOVE this!

Karen from MI said...

Hi Virginia! What a LOVELY introduction to your blog post, today!! I LOVED it!! :) Yes, it really did set the mood! I'm thinking about you and hope that you are having the time of your life! LOVE your sweet purse card, too. HOW CLEVER and CREATIVE you are. What a lot of HEART goes into your blog post!! You're really SWEET to coordinate everything so nicely!! Love, Karen xoxo

Alice Wertz said...

such a fun summery card! love the purse shape!