Thursday, December 1, 2016
Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Sweet
It's time for a new challenge at the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Sweet.
I went with the idea of a warm drink and giving a card to someone who is sweet!
I started with the plaid based on the inspiration photo. Then I found a Verve stamp set with a cute little mug and a fun sentiment. I originally just had a white background but it seemed really flat, so I dug out a scrap of woodgrain.
Do you like the real mug in the background? A few months ago, I decided I needed to spend more time staging my photos just to add some interest. My family teases me unmercifully about this because for awhile I was coming home with bags of props every day for my "staging". Now we can be in a grocery store or an auto repair place or a shoe store and they will see some small little knick-knack and yell "staging!" It's cute, but very annoying. When I was ready to photo this card, I didn't have a good prop - so I grabbed my son's favorite coffee mug. I thought he'd be impressed. Instead he said in a disgusted voice "Mom. Not everything is for staging."
Be sure to check out our guest designer for this challenge: Karen Letchworth at My Cup Runneth Over .
I hope to see you playing along with our "sweet" challenge!
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Everything is totally for staging! It just is! Love the prints on this. Fabulous!ReplyDelete
FUN staging story Kim!! I think that's something my husband and our son would do to me too LOL!! CUTE CUTE card, love the plaid!!ReplyDelete
I love your patterned paper choices, and a great story about the staging!ReplyDelete
Loving the plaid and the woodgrain! Cozy card!ReplyDelete
Love the colours on your card...the rich red with the woodgrain is gorgeous :)ReplyDelete
Hugs, Kaz x
Simple elegance! Great card, Kim!! Love the woodgrain and banner, with the bow the fabulous finishing touch.ReplyDelete
Such a sweet card Kim. Love the pattern papers and the darling little mug. The sequins and those stamped snowflakes are perfect touches.ReplyDelete
I love this!ReplyDelete