Saturday, January 5, 2013

Happiness Sketch with Mambo and Indigo

I combined 2 challenges for this card....the sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches and the colors from Dynamic Duos. Thanks to the color challenge I now have the song "Mambo No 5" stuck in my head....anyone else remember that song? I used to play it over an over and drive my husband insane with it.....

"A little bit of Monica in my life,
A little bit of Erica by my side.
A little bit of Rita's all I need,
A little bit of Tina's what I see.
A little bit of Sandra in the sun,
A little bit of Mary all night long.
A little bit of Jessica here I am,
A little bit of you makes me your man!
Mambo number five. "

Ok, I digress LOL I decided to go for a Valentine themed card and used a retired set, Take It to Heart. I just love this set and knew I would use it for many years to come. This is my favorite image in the set. The sketch has 3 images on the right side so I used the main heart panel and then the pearl accents for the other 2 spots. A nice simple sentiment completes it. Both the sentiment and the main image panel are popped up with dimensionals.

Supplies used(all supplies SU unless otherwise noted):
Stamps: Take It to Heart, Loving Thoughts
Paper: Melon Mambo, Island Indigo, Melon Mambo DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Island Indigo, Melon Mambo
Accessories: Big Shot, Square Lattice EF, Framelits Hearts Collection, Framelits Bitty Banners, Basic Pearls, Scallop Edge Border Punch, sponge, dimensionals


  1. I was a little afraid of that color combo when I first saw it but you've totally made it work with that sweet stamp! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  2. Thanks, now that song is in my head and I will be adding it to the ones that randomly come out of my mouth while up in the craft room.
    LOVE your card, that image, the colors and the pearls.

  3. That is such a sweet image and I love the sentiment you've paired with it! Great job! Thanks for playing along at Dynamic Duos!

  4. Oh good, now we will ALL be singing that song! ;-) What a great use of the sketch and you rocked these (very scary to me) colors! The perfect sentiment since this is such a happy card! Glad you joined us this week at FMS!

  5. You made me laugh with that song, lol. Beautiful card!
    Hugs ;)

  6. Thanks for getting that song stuck in my head. I owe you one. :) Great card! I could never make those colors work but you totally nailed them! I love the pearl accents too! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  7. Totally remember that song-brings me back to my waitressing days. This card is fabulous! Love the little pearl and sponging details. Thanks for playing with the Dynamic Duos.

  8. Lovely card Lisa! Love the embossed background, and the three pearls next to the heart image look so sweet. Thanks for playing along with Dynamic Duos this week!


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