Sunday, 1 May 2011

Inspired by Orla

Good Morning!
It's not so sunny here today, which is never good, but even worse as we are having some friends over for a BBQ today :-( Hope it brightens up a bit or it could be oven cooked ;-)
But before I do the obligatory clean up then I thought I would pop on here and post this card, which today I am actually really pleased with. It is inspired by the mega talented Orla Keily who is just brilliant at the whole 70's retro chic homeware look, however, I took my inspiration from this little gift bag I spotted at a local garden centre of all places!
 
and here is my card, I used the Funky Four stamp set to make the background, which was made tons easier as I have it in clear mount ;-)
Colours used were; Early Espresso, Poppy parade, Old Olive, Bashful Blue, Pumpkin Pie and Pink Pirouette,
I stamped the Curly Cute sentiment straight onto a piece of {retired} twill tape,
and a quick picture of the inside
Well, that's today's card, do let me know what you think.
 I hope the sun shines for you today, whatever you are up to :-D
Stampin' Hugs,

6 comments:

  1. So gorgeous Sarah-Jane.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  2. SJ, I LOVE this!! I dont have that set either!!!!!! Jules x

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  3. Love this card its gorgeous!! I've not used this set but maybe I will have to "case" your beautiful card.
    Hope your having a lovely weekend,
    Angela x

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  4. Hi S-J love this card, thanks for sharing it with us. Love the colours you have chosen and stamping on the twill ribbon xx

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  5. Great card and an innovative way to use the twill tape. Love the way you always decorate the inside of your cards too.

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  6. wow sarah-jane, I had to really take a good look to see that you had made the background paper of this beauty! It looks identical to the gift bag!
    Kelly x

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