Monday, February 6, 2012

Country Drive

Hello!

Happy Monday! Do I hear a bit of growling? Okay, I know Monday isn't the best day of the week. But with a good dose of caffeine, we can face it, right? And how about a dose of crafty inspiration while we're at it!

Last week I was in the mood for color and sunshine so I pulled out my stash of Country Drive papers by Echo Park. Oh how I love this collection! I've made some pages, lots of cards and I'm still having fun with it!


Since Valentine's day is coming up, I created a mushy, lovey dovey card. Those two love birds helped me pull it off!


Aren't they tweet?


I think I mentioned before that I like buttons! ;) These remind me of candy! Like Sweet Tarts or Smarties. I used lots of the patterned papers in this line for my background, the letter 'u' is from Jillibean soup. No, I don't think they come in yellow. I painted a white  'u' yellow. And I made a big mess of it! And after cleaning up said mess, I realized I could have used my Copics! Duh!




I'm beginning to notice a trend around here! Another mushy lovey card! Looking at this card I can imagine a picnic in the park on a beautiful afternoon with my hubs...it would be so lovely!


All materials used are Echo Park's Country Drive with some Doodlebug rhinestones and a sentiment sticker thrown in for good measure.


Aren't these flowers beautiful ! I gave them some adhesive foam tape underneath and then another small piece to make a single flower stand out on top. I'm a huge fan of adhesive tape! I like dimension!


I hope I made your visit worth while! I know how busy all of you are! And whatever it is you are doing today, I hope it's a good day for you!

Kathy :)

8 comments:

Carolyn King said...

beautiful cards. love the paper and the sweet stitched heart! Adorable way to greet the Monday!

cnelson said...

Perfectly DARLING! LOVE these!

Alice Carman said...

Oh Kathy! Love that you stitched the heart. A great touch!

Virginia L. said...

Thanks for the eye candy of the day!! LOVE!

Christine said...

Love your card!! It's so bright and happy!! Perfect thing to look at on a Monday! Thanks for the smile!
xoxo, Christine

Alice Wertz said...

love the upside down tag in the first one. such fun and colorful cards. fab work as always, Kathy!

Audrey Pettit said...

What cute and lovey cards! Just a burst of sunshine. How is it that I've totally missed out on this paper line?? You are SO making me want to get my hands on it. :)

Wanda G (stampcat) said...

I haven't been doing too much blog surfing lately and I missed this post! WOWZA! SO happy and pretty. Your blog is so wonderful and a beautiful place to spend some time. :-)

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