Monday, July 1, 2013

Let's Celebrate

Happy July! Goodness, time is flying!

My No Sugar June is over. It was hard at times, but not really as hard as I expected. Mostly, it was darn inconvenient. Almost everything you can grab on the go is sugary. One of the reasons I gave up sugar for a month is that I stress eat sweets. There were a few times where I definitely wanted something because I was having a bad day, but I think I did okay at feeling my feelings instead of numbing them with M&Ms. :) I found some delicious Lara Bars - chocolate chip peanut butter and coconut cream pie - and will keep eating them even though I'm letting some sugar back in my life.

On to the card, which is why you're here. ;) This is another scrappy card I made for the Stamping With Friends monthly challenge and also for the Moxie Fab Mixy Matchy challenge.
 

This took me longer than it should have considering the layout. I think some of the scraps are from 6 years ago! (Why, yes, I do think a deep clean of the craft room is in order. Funny you should ask.) The only thing not a scrap is the glitter paper. I just couldn't find anything that looked right in the scrap hoard. The banners are all hand cut. The sequins I found at a thrift store. I love this Lawn Fawn sentiment from Happy 4th. They have such great fonts!

I'm linking this at Simon Says Stamp Challenge. Gotta love an Anything Goes week. :)
Thanks for looking!

Supplies:
Stamps - Lawn Fawn Happy 4th
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper - PTI white cardstock, SU red and orange scraps, Basic Grey blues and green scraps, unknown pink scrap
 



8 comments:

  1. what a fun card! the sentiment is perfect with the banners!

    (and please... let's not even "think" about a deep clean of the stamping spaces LOL)

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  2. This is very cute! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!

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  3. It looks fabulous, Paula!!!

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  4. So so SO CUTE! Love the long banners and sequins!

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  5. Your banners are so cute!! Love the card!

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  6. I really love banners and this is so cute! You are amazing to hand cut your banners! Very fun card and I agree that is a great sentiment font!

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  7. Super fun banner card, Paula. Love all the mixy matchy patterns :)

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  8. Hey Paula! Thanks for linking this up to the Mixy-Matchy Style Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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