Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Happy Birthday: Retro Style

HI there...I'm not feeling very chatty as I type this post on Tuesday night.  The lighting for my pictures is driving me a bit nuts.  But enough with the complaining...I had some fun with patterned paper for the current Retro Sketches Challenge.  I added a Verve sentiment (yes...it is officially Verve week on the blog!) and a couple of the chipboard banners and the card was complete.
And to cheer myself up from my photo grumpiness...how cute is this little guy with the Reds mascot?  We didn't bring home a win on Monday...but how cute is that smile? :)  Happy Wednesday friends!


16 comments:

Jen W. said...

Love that patterned paper and those fabulous chipboard tags! And that smile would cheer anyone up. :)

The Paper Parade said...

Your lighting still looks good :) I love that cool paper you chose to use, definitely a retro feel! Those little banners are adorable, I love the text one especially, but not as much as the pic of your son and the baseball girl :)

~amy~ said...

hmmm...I think your lighting is fine but I know how that is. Your card is so pretty...lovin' Verve week as I patiently wait for mine to arrive:)

CUTE pic!

Arlene said...

Beautiful card Lynn, and I think your lighting is fine. I do know how annoying it can be the get a good shot though. Love the color combo on this as well.

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

I feel your pain, Lynn. I beat myself up all the time over my card/photo taking shoots. Everyone says an Ott light helps, so I guess I will give that a go next!
Your card is fab! Love the texty banner in the corner.
He is darling posing for a photo with Rosie! :)

Els said...

I love the patterned papers you used on your card. Great work, Lynn!
Indeed, what an amazing smile. Your boys are getting so big and so handsome ;)

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Very cool, way to add some layers to your card.

Virginia L. said...

I really like how you layered the images, especially with Washi Tape-like pattern paper! Absolutely gorgeous! Your little guy is cuter than the Mascot, I'd say!! What a fun pic!

Tracey McNeely said...

Those chipboard banner are fantastic Lynn and that patterned paper is so pretty. Lighting looks good, but I know how frustrating it can get.

Marisa said...

Love your little banner tabs withthe button and twine! Devine :) Great ake on the RS too. So fun to see who many styles of cards you get from one sketch! Your little guys is too cute!!!

Dana Nelson said...

lol! If that's you being grumpy, bring it on! ;)
Love both those smiles!

sandie said...

great mix of papers and not CAS so you are now really showing your talents for all things crafty! x

Karen B. said...

He IS super cute! Great use of patterned paper here!

Christina said...

LOVE the little chipboard banners and your use of patterned paper, Lynn! Such a cute pic of your son, too, as always. :)

Sue Lelli said...

LOVE how you used that pretty patterned paper and LOVE those banners! And that smile....!

Lisa Arana said...

gorgeous colors and LOVE how you incorporated the patterned paper as the featured design.