Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Whirly Skirt

Hola, chicas {and any chicos that happen to drop in}! It's almost Thursday, people!  Ah, the weekend is SOOOO close. I cannot wait. I've got some Spring shopping to do and I'm ready to get to it! :)  I need clothes for me..clothes for Ava...and even "clothes" for the house in the form of new patio cushions..lol.

So, back to crafting. I took a peek at this week's Tuesday Trigger over at Moxie Fab and IMMEDIATELY knew the card I wanted to make. I totally love my pinwheels and totally love my Background Basics: Chevrons and this card totally makes use of both of them!


First, though, here is this week's trigger:





Is that skirt not fun? It reminds me of skirts that you wear on a cool picnic and it blows in the wind. Or the skirt you wear to an outdoor festival and you just twirl around. Either way, I thought of twirling, wind, and fun which of course led me straight to my Pinwheels set and die from Lil' Inker. Have you bought yours yet? They are So cool. One thing I did do, though, was to cut my pinwheels down after I made them. For this card, I wanted them to be a tad smaller than they actually are so I just trimmed them up a bit to make a "mini-pin"..lol. Sort of like a mani-pedi without the OPI polish..lol. :)


So, enough jibber jabber, here is my card:





Fun right?? I just adore this card, though I am starting to become QUITE annoyed with my photography skills! Everything seems to be a bit yellow as compared to other folks photos. :(


Anyway, so that's all I have for you tonight. Hope the rest of your week is great!




26 brownkowments:

Lindsay said...

Keva, this is darling! LOVE love the chevron stripes and that pinwheel is perfect! Great job!

Laura Pryor said...

O M G!!! I am LOVING THIS, Keva!!! What an amazing take on the inspiration photo! I love love love the pinwheel with the stripes. This is DARLING!!

Lorie a.k.a.The Peddler said...

Love the card Keva! I'm currently awaiting my die to arrive. Oh, how I really wish it had arrived today.

Kara said...

this came out awesome...as soon as i saw the trigger i thought chevron stripes too!! beautiful!

Amy said...

Wow, this IS a PERFECT take on the trigger and I love your little shopping story to go along with it! Great use of Chevron Stripes!

kasia c. said...

This is an AMAZING take on the trigger! The chevrons look perfect in those colours and...Hello...that pinwheel is gorgeous!
I do love how your mind works!
:)

Arlene said...

WOW...I love your take on the trigger! Just lovely. :)

Arlene.

Debby said...

You made me laugh out loud Keva! I saw the trigger and was just thinking that would look great in Maile's chevrons and then scrolled down ....! Perfect! And your photos are grand but if you find them a bit yellow have you ever tried setting the white balance before taking the shot?

Cathy Weber said...

I love how you used the chevron stripes for your background on this one Keva. You have made some great cards with the pinwheel. It really is a great take on the inspiration picture. I have always thought your photos were really good, you are too hard on yourself!

BethieJ said...

FABULOUS card Keva!! LOVE the colors you used! and that pinwheel is DARLING and a perfect touch!!
Have a GREAT day!

bosenberries said...

fabulous card... got one of the pin wheel dies and stamp sets after I saw it here... thanks!!

Wanda Cullen said...

I love the pinwheel and never thought of cutting it down to make it smaller! I have that die (actually I bought the offer with 2 dies) and it's so much fun to use! You really have a talent for great creations from inspiration photos!

SmilynStef said...

Adorable card ... love the chevron pattern ... I use a "day light" bulb to help with any yellow cast ... also, a photo editing program should let you adjust the color balance.

Christina said...

Oh my! How cute is this?! LOVE those chevron stripes and the colors you chose. Such a sweet card!

Laurie said...

You already know how I feel about this card! ;) LOVE! You have inspired me to FINALLY ink up the Chevron set! Awesome card girl!!

Cath said...

Hey Keva! What a fun approach to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

Sara Mac said...

Oh my goodness -- I LOVE this card Keva! How fun and cheery. That pinwheel and sentiment are fab.

Dana said...

So soft and pretty. I don't think it looks yellow...it is cream CS right? The molding behind it looks white.
Hey, this would work for the Moxie fab chevron challenge too!

 

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