Thursday, August 23, 2012

You make my day BRIGHTER!

HELLOOO! I'm back to share with you my submission for the LSC - Make your own Pattern Paper and the YCU Challenge - Hot Trends.  It feels like forever since I play in the Lawnscaping Challenge!!  I was honored however to be a guest designer in last week's challenge!! I will treasure that forever!! This is the first time that I have submitted for the YCU challenge.  Today's card you sure can't miss for sure!! Neon is a trend that is coming back!! I feel like the 80's child I was all over again!!  Check it out!




I started out by creating a neon background with my deco tape, not washi tape.  I still would like to have some neon washi tape, because it is easier to work with.  I need to use this tape up though.  The stamps I used was Lawn Fawn's How Delightful, one of a couple of Lawn Fawn sets I hadn't used yet.  I heat embossed the "shine" images in white - stamped out the light bulb in Versa Fine black ink, and the lamp shade "pull" in Rose Bud Memento Ink.  This set has a sentiment "You make my day brighter" but I wanted the sentiment to bigger- so I recreated it with Harold's ABC's and some white sticker letters.  



Here is another look at my card:












I love these challenges, because I love Lawn Fawn and these bright colors!!  Thanks for stopping by!!!  






13 comments:

  1. Wow! Bright card! You should enter this into the Young Crafters Unite Challenge, this month the theme is Hot Trends and Neon is definitely a very hot trend right now!

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  2. How cute is this! Love the light bulb background! Custom sentiment is so fun and perfect for this card! It's fantastic!


    Thanks so much for joining us at Lawnscaping!

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  3. Loving the neons Kari! Your "pattern" paper turned out super cute :)

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  4. Wow, neon neon neon going on here! Fabulous sentiment for this neon goodness =) Thanks for joining our YCU challenge!

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  5. This is so bright and so fun! LOVE your design for your patterned paper!
    Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping! Hugs, Karin

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  6. Awesome card, Kari! I love this set and I don't think it gets enough use. Glad to see you break it out! It's great paired with the neon colors. Thanks so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

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  7. wow, great card!! Love the neon :)
    Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping
    xx Tamara

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  8. i have been afraid of the neon trend, but you make it look so amazing I think I need to try it!! Thanks for joining us at YCU :)

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    1. Thank you Rachel!! So exciting when I get "love" from Lawn Fawn :)

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  10. Love it!! So trendy! And the custom sentiment is perfect :) Congrats on being an Honorable Gnome!

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