When you are feeling down, make a card that says smile!

Please excuse blogger's funkiness with the photos. It won't cooperate with me!

So today was one of those days when I just felt blah. You know what I mean? Well, for me, the best way to clear the blahs is to craft. So I thought I would make the brightest happiest card I could think of. I decided to combine two challenges. This one at the American Crafts blog:
And this one at 2 Sketches 4 You:

I used AC patterned paper, ribbon and thickers. I faux stiched because this girl can't sew (yet!) And I turned that fabulous 2S4You sketch 90 degrees. I had a lot of fun making this card! I hope it makes you smile if you are having the blahs too!

Also, I wanted to thank you guys so much for all your support and wonderful comments. You guys are infinitely sweet!

PS. Does anyone know the name of that American Crafts ribbon?
Paper: Neenah Paper Environment (desert storm), Papertrey Ink (spring rain, hibiscus burst), American Crafts (Yay! from Junior)
Etc: American Crafts ribbon, Ranger Inkssentials opaque pen, Papertrey Ink button (spring rain), EK Success (embossed curve border punch), Fiskars corner rounder, American Crafts Thickers (chipboard rocketeer in leaf)
Thank you so much for visiting!

Have an amazing day,


  1. WOW...this card is SOOOO amazing! This one will get published for sure!

  2. So cute and your pictures look great! :)

  3. Wow... can I say wow enough when I see your cards? Nope... WOW!!!

  4. This is so fun Kelly! It does make you smile to just look at those bright and cheery colors! I am sorry you had the blahs today... hope I didn't contribute to that by not being a good blog friend (you know what I mean). So cute! I sent you an email! I just love you! :)

  5. Great card, it sure makes me smile! Hugs, Wendy.

  6. Would you send me this card? Seriously.
    No. Wait. Send it to Cards Magazine. ;)
    But make me a duplicate first. {grins and giggles} I'm so in love with this I just want to set it on top of my Mac Mini next to my spool of PTI twine!

  7. This card is darling Kelly! I t would brighton anyones day :)
    Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!

  8. fabulous! love the clean look and the wonderful colors!

  9. Your card is super cute. Congratulations on making the fab five on http://2sketches4you.blogspot.com/2009/08/card-of-week-fab-5_30.html

  10. Congrats on making the Fab 5! :)


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