It's Blog Hop day with Papertrey Ink, and this is my first try at participating, so please be kind. I hope I'm doing everything correctly. The theme for this June Hop is The Lazy Days of Summer. Find a summertime photo and be inspired! To get the complete list of Hop participants, go here.
I chose this outdoor pillow from Pottery Barn, because my favorite thing about summer is enjoying the outdoors on my deck, even taking the occasional cat nap in the summertime sun. And here is the card it inspired me to make.
I wanted a crisp white background with those pops of gorgeous bold red, green, yellow and brown. All stamps from Beautiful Blooms. Each layer of the flowers was stamped and cut out separately. Red (colored the petals with more ink and a water brush) and chocolate on white. Kiwi kiss on summer sun for the center (punched with 1/2" circle). I curled/roughed up all the edges before gluing together to give just a little dimension, then set them on a kiwi kiss stem. A few antique brads, some swiss dots embossing, and lots of white gave me the clean linen feel of a fresh summer day.
Thanks so much for hopping by. I can't wait to see what all of you have made.