Sunday, August 1, 2010

Fun with Paint Swatches

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Today was a loooong day, and fun. We left in the morning, renewed our lease, went to the post office, then to a craft store, then saw Toy Story 3, went to eat at P.F. Chang's (VERY good food!!!), went to Home Depot, where Sean was picking up some paint and I saw the PAINT SWATCHES...BINGO!!! I have been wanting some of those for a while, since Diva Night over my upline's place where we made card using paint swatch, you can see it if you go to my post of 7/29 :) where I went year pack and pulled the cards I posted on the same day last year.
Then we went to FRY's to pick up new home phones, since our died. :D Then went grocery shopping, then I was so tired and took a nap.
One lesson I learned today is that if you are planning to do a lot of walking, do NOT wear new shoes, even if they are Clark's (supposedly should be very comfortable), my feet are KILLING me.
Anyway, I was planning today to play with some watercoloring, but since I picked up these swatches (quite few of them) I HAD to play with them, and here are few card I made tonight using the swatches. SO FUN!
Supplies are under each card.

stamps: fox and friends, a word for you, confetti
ink: versamark, pear pizzazz
paper: whisper white, pear pizzazz
other: dotted ribbon border punch, embossing powder-white, heat gun

stamps: upsy daisy
ink: versamark
paper: rose red, whisper white, pink pirouette
other: whisper white taffeta ribbon, white ep, heat gun, paper piercing tool, scallop border punch

stamps: pun fun, fox and friends
paper: night of navy, bashful blue, whisper white
ink: versamark, night of navy
other: button, punch (non su!), white ep, heat gun


  1. Don't you just luv free samples like these made some wonderful cards with it.
    Greetings from the Netherlands

  2. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing!

  3. What a completely ADORABLE idea. I have a whole shoe box of paint chips somewhere around here....

  4. Now I need to get out all my paint chips. What great cards.

  5. OMGoodness! No wonder you were an Artisan finalist! I have to try this ..... I'm so in love with color that I pick these up just to have the colors in my hands, and buy multiple spools of thread the same way!

  6. I just love this idea. Simple but very effective. I'll be trying this myself. Thanks for sharing.

    Hugs Debbie xx

  7. I saw you on SCS and journeyed over to your blog site. Love, Love, Love, you're idea. Simple and Effective. Oh, by the way, did I say 'LOVE' your idea. Thanks for the inspiration!!!


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