You Are My Sunshine!

by Joanne James26. January 2014 20:50

Today's card uses a stamp from another of the forthcoming Sale-A-Bration stamp sets called 'See Ya Later': a collection of 4 stamps each featuring a fun phrase. Today's card seems quite appropriate given the weather that we've been having in the UK this weekend; here's my card:

My layout was inspired by the sketch over at CAS Colours & Sketches this week:

I embossed the Smoky Slate panel with the Cloudy Day embossing folder - this item is retired, but is still currently available on the clearance rack if you'd like to snap up a bargain - it just fits with the sentiment of this stamp. I stamped the sentiment in Versamark and embossed with black embossing powder so that it would stand out on the finished card.  The real star of this card though is the bright sunburst coming out from behind the clouds, which just lifts the subtle grey and Soft Sky blue to another level.

I'm also linking today's card up with CAS-ual Fridays, where the challenge is to use blocks of colour in your design.

With the rain and the almighty storm with thunder and lightening yesterday afternoon, this card is sure to brighten your day!

Back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (8) -

JingleUnited States
1/27/2014 7:45:43 PM #

Very cute card!  Love the sunshine! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CAS-ual Fridays!


Joanne James
Joanne James
1/27/2014 8:42:01 PM #

Thanks Jingle - a great challenge this week!


Jacqueline Dee
Jacqueline DeeUnited Kingdom
1/27/2014 9:58:40 PM #

A great card for our Sketch Challenge this week at CC&S - thanks for joining in - Jacqueline xx


Joanne James
Joanne James
1/28/2014 10:03:30 AM #

Thanks Jacqueline - I love a sketch challenge!


Patricia H
Patricia HUnited States
1/29/2014 3:45:50 PM #

I love this!  The bright sunshine and the embossed cloud panel work perfectly with that sentiment!  Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at CAS - Colours and Sketches.  I hope you'll join us again soon for another challenge! Smile


Joanne James
Joanne James
1/29/2014 8:03:44 PM #

Thanks Patricia! I love a good sketch challenge so will be doing my best to join you on a regular basis.


Sylvia Blum
Sylvia Blum
2/2/2014 9:08:17 AM #

This is adorable, Joanne!!!
Love the way you have combined the cloud embossing folder with the sun on the other side! So clever!
Thank you so much for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays in our "Color Blocks" challenge!
Sylvia xx


Joanne James
Joanne James
2/2/2014 8:32:26 PM #

Thanks Sylvia! I had worked up a totally different (more conventional) card, then experimented with this and thought it was a little different but would still fit the CAS-ual Fridays challenge bill - so glad you liked it. Looking forward to playing along again soon.


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