Have a Micey Day!

     Have a Nice Day.
                         Forest Gump




Can you tell I'm ready for Spring?!  That backdrop is an old metal picnic basket my folks kept. We mostly used it for church pitch-ins, but it still makes me think of a fun spring picnic.

This adorable stamp is from Penny Black's Micey Day collection. The sentiment from the collection (and that I put inside my card) is "Have a Micey Day." Every time I hear "Have a nice day," I think of Forest Gump – running across American and wiping his muddy face on a yellow tee-shirt. You know the scene . . .


I loved this weeks inspiration for the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge #48. Yummers! The Pink Elephant Color Challenge this week (TPE56) asked us to add Green to our layouts – oooo, St. Patty's Day is around the corner, we gotta celebrate that!


I cut out the little sunflowers and popped them up with Stampin' Dimensions, added flocking to the center, and colored them with the Spica pen to give them sparkle.

Tip – In case you haven't already noticed, I love, love adding fabric to my projects. The "ribbon" on the card is just a torn piece of gingham fabric. You can get tons of "ribbon" out of just a 1/4 yard of gingham – for about $1.00. What a deal. I keep the basic colors on hand, red, yellow and black.

Here are the Copic Markers I used and the rest of the recipe:

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  • Embellishments – Cosmo Cricket Garden Variety Buttons, charm from watchus.com
  • Fibers – Gingham fabric scraps, DMC embroidery floss
  • Ink – Copic Markers (see above), Memento Tuxedo Black, Spica Buttermilk Pen
  • Paper – Neenah. Stampin' up! Kraft, Cosmo Cricket Garden Variety Mini Deck
  • Stamps – Penny Black Micey Day
  • Tools – Nestabilities Long Rectangle Large, Long Scallop Rectangle Large
  • Miscellaneous – Doodlebug Velvet Flock




If you'd like to see another adorable card with this stamp set, hop over to Crafty Little Pigtails, here. Krista's coloring is Gor-Jus!

Hope you have a very micey nice day.




Sweet Comments

  1. Love this…the dimension and the fabric ribbon!

  2. Hi Linda!
    This card makes me all sorts of happy. It's so cheery and happy!
    The image is super cute, the color combo is so happy and the bow is so oh la la. 
    Hats off to you!
    Hey, and thanks for the invitation to stop by. I'm glad I did!
    Paper Crafts Go-to-Gal

  3. awww, this is such a sweet card! yours is so much brighter. i love how you popped the flowers and never would've thought of using gingham, but i like the look and it's economical. 

  4. Major thankies for the blog post. Awesome.

  5. I usually dont post in Blogs but your blog forced me to, amazing work.. beautiful. thanks !! very helpful post terrific .