Monday, April 4, 2011

Umbrella Thank You Card


The Fantabulous Cricut challenge this week is "April Showers", and you have to create a project using an umbrella or hat. This was perfect for me, as I needed to make a thank you note for my brother and sister-in-law. As part of my birthday gift, they gave me a beautiful umbrella!


I used a cut from Nate's ABCs, at 3 3/4", for my card. The base of this cut is the light blue that you see for the water. The boots would be part of this, but I wanted to make them more girly. I just cut the base again in a patterned paper and trimmed off the boots to layer on top of the light blue layer.

Recipe:
(all materials Papertrey Ink, unless otherwise specified)

8 1/2" x 5 1/2" Spring Moss Cardstock, scored at 4 1/4"
4" x 5 1/4" Dark Chocolate Cardstock
3 3/4" x 5" Blueberry Sky Cardstock
Spring Rain Cardstock
"Pink Patterns" Patterned Paper
DCWV Patterned Paper
Cuttlebug "Polka Dots" & "Divine Swirls" Embossing Folders
Double-Ended Banner Die
"Ribbon Tails" Stamp Set
Dark Chocolate Ink
ColorBox Cat's Eye Chalk Ink
Sakura White Gelly Roll Pen

23 comments:

  1. I love your card. It's so nice.

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  2. love your card it is soo cute.

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  3. Very cute card. The dry embossing sets it off just fine.

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  4. This is so pretty and the perfect image for a card to thank for an umbrella gift. You works is so wonderful. I love the flower boots.

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  5. Beautiful card Katie! They will love it! I love the paper you used for those cute rain boots. I want some just like that. Super cute! Hugs- Glora

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  6. This is so super cute and pretty. Great job!

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  7. So adorable -- love the embossing and images....:)))
    Tracy

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  8. I love those boots, I just ordered that cart! thanks for your support on my GDT for PK!
    liz :o)

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  9. so cute the boots are adorable

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  10. Very pretty card. I like the embossing. Thanks for playing at FCCB.

    http://iwycd.blogspot.com/

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  11. Very cute katie.. you are very creative.

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  12. Wonderful paper choices and this is one of my favorite cuts. Thanks for sharing at FCCB.
    Hugs,

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  13. What a wonderful card, I love the boots :)

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  14. So totally cute. Great job!!!

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  15. This is beautiful! I love the cut and the colors!

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  16. Another amazing card from you. Beautiful!

    dendearmas@aol.com

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  17. just beautiful! Makes me want Nates ABCs!
    TFS~Raechel
    http://raechelscards.blogspot.com/

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  18. So cute! Great job on the challenge! Thanks for playing along at FCCB!!

    Maquel
    http://papermaineiac.blogspot.com

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  19. Just darling! I really need to get that cartridge. Thanks for joining us this week at FCCB!

    Tamara
    http://happylifecraftywife.typepad.com/

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  20. absolutely love this! the polka dots are great!

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  21. What pretty patterns and embossing! Thanks for playing along this week at FCCB!

    Lisa N.
    http://prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com

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