Fab Friday 42

You have taken you sweet time getting here Friday, but I’m glad that you have finally arrived. And you are kind enough to bring with you an extra day off! It was gloomy here all day yesterday but didn’t rain until this morning. They have changed the wether and it’s supposed to be nice on Sunday and in the 80’s on Monday. That’s a much better outlook for the first official weekend of summer don’t you think?! I did have a nice evening, I met up with my friend Joe for a drink. He’s back to LA on Monday. I’ll have to see about going out there to see him I think!

The Friday is extra awesome because it’s a Fab Friday week! This time we have a fun color challenge for you…

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I love it when we have colors that I wouldn’t think to put together! I decided that funky colors needed a funky card! Mine starts off with a base of Very Vanilla Card Stock. The strips of DSP down the left and across the lower half are both from the Soho Subway Designer Series Paper Pack. On top of the strip down the left is a piece of Crisp Cantaloupe. The rectangle is a piece of Pool Party that I stamped with one of the stamps from The Open Sea inked in Pool Party. My flower is from the Simple Stems Stamp Set and is stamped in Coastal Cabana and cut out with the Secret Garden Framelits. For the greeting I used one of the stamps from the A Round Array Stamp Set inked in Summer Starfruit and punched out with the 7/8″ Scallop Circle Punch. Finally, my little balloon is from the Postage Collection Host(ess) Stamp Set and is also stamped in Summer Starfruit and cut out with my Paper Snips. All of the elements are adhered to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. A little bit of collage feel but not cluttered. Like I said, I love using different fun color combos! So there is my card for the Fab Friday challenge, now go and see what the rest of the Design Team has for inspiration and let’s see what you have, enter your card in the gallery! Always great to see you visit, make sure that you have a Fabulous Friday! 🙂

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Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Very Vanilla and Pool Party

Designer Series Paper: Soho Subway

Ink: Coastal Cabana, Pool Party and Summer Starfruit Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: The Open Sea, Simple Stems, A Round Array and Postage Collection (Host(ess)) Clear Mount

Framelits: Secret Garden

Punch: 7/8″ Scallop Circle

Tools: Big Shot, Paper Snips, 2-Way Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL


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