Happy summertime card

So the weather is still not so summery this morning – bit more summer rain anyone?
But at least I have a summery card to share today.
Which is inspired by the July #18 challenge over at the Making it with Meslyn blog:

“Summer cocktail – recipe – ribbon/sentiment and a splash of citrus”

Here’s my card:

citrus card Makingit with Meslyn #18

No actual citrus fruits were actually harmed during the making of this card but I love all the zesty colours 😉
The main image is stamped from ‘DIY Topiary’ by Flourishes, and coloured with my watercolour pencils. Popped up on plenty of foam pads.
It reminds me of a lemon tree – even though I know it’s roses!

Makingit with Meslyn citrus summer card challenge July#18

The background layer is a piece of spotty doily – polka dots *and* a doily! Combined! Yay!
Edges are distressed – Distress Ink ‘Tea Dye’.
A scrap of vellum plus ribbon and twine (The Ribbon Girl) then the ticket topper is a journaling card by American Crafts ‘Just Write – Enchanted Tickets’. Cute.

Got to dash then, see you later alligators,
Hugs, Rx


About justsomestuffimade

I'm a crafty type and always have been. Forever. All kinds of crafting goodness. I'm married to a very special man. For one thing, he puts up with all the crafty nonsense.
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4 Responses to Happy summertime card

  1. Your right! This is a happy summertime card. The colors are so sweet. I love the bakers twine on the tree!

  2. What a sweet card Ruth! So fresh and fun looking!

  3. Pauline says:

    A lovely summery card, these colours are beautiful together, and I love the topiary tree.

  4. Jess Meyer says:

    lovely fresh card Ruth thanks for joining us over at Making it with Meslyn, and hope we will see you again.. good luck hugs Jess

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