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Sunday, August 24, 2014

It looks blue, but it is purple!

No, it's not a baby card or a card for a child, its' a card for a grown-up lady who loves purple and teddy bears. The thing is, the DP with spots look blue in the photo. I took pictures outdoors, indoors, with light and dark backgrounds, but it comes out blue whatever I did. But it's a purple paper, I'd describe the color as dark and light lavender. But never mind:)

I took inspiration from the design of Laurie's pencil boxes, you can find them here. I loved the office supplies look, so I made a notebook page using my Fiskars punch and used a paper clip with a star that has been in my stash for at least a couple of years. I also used 3 enamel pearls, string and a wooden teddy bear. The birthday greeting is made with my Dymo.

This card is for these challenges:
1) CASE Study Challenge – Anniversary blog hop + CASE
2) Crafty Creations - #270 Use something from your Stash (paper clip, string and pearls)
3) Try It On Tuesday - Use Your Stash (paper clip, string and pearls)

39 comments:

Skye said...

A very sweet card. No the colour is fine. It looks like periwinkle. I like your use of the Dymo.

chrissies said...

A lovely card and looks purple on my i-pod touch.

Thank you for sharing it with us at Try it on Tuesday

Love Chrissie x

Marina said...

Guess what? It looks purple on my screen! It's a lovely card - the bear looks so cute there perched on the notebook page, and the paperclip keeps with the stationary theme.Beautifully personal for the friend you've described - and it doesn't look childish at all, despite the teddy.

Pat K said...

Sweet purple card Pia. Adorable wooden teddy bear and design. Pat K x

KraftyKoolKat said...

So pretty what ever the colour that is showing up on different screens. Such a cute teddy and layout.
Have a good weekend.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

scrAPpamondo said...

Lovely card, Pia! The "office supplies" look is very pretty, I love it! It is a clever idea and the colours are very nice toghether!

aussie aNNie said...

Great card and it looks purple to me...I too love to use the Dymo has a great effect.xx

scrappymo! said...

Love the office look to this card. The dynamo label is a treat. So perfect with your theme.
Your card is showing on my monitor as a bluey purple...but I can see the purple. I think we call is periwinkle or something crazy like that.
I had the same problem with my cardinal background paper. Funny how photos can be off from IRL!

The little wooden teddy is a sweety and great that you were able to tuck in that paperclip! Always good to use up some VOS.

Tammy said...

Adorable card Pia! I love that sweet teddy bear and the notebook paper, beautiful colors too!
Tammy x

Regina said...

lovely card, Pia! The teddy bear is cute!
sending hugs
Regina

Sue B said...

Aww this is really sweet Pia… I love the cute teddy and the notebook page looks really fab!! and you'll be pleased to know that your scrummy paper looks a gorgeous purple shade on my laptop!! :-))
Hope you have a lovely Sunday!
Big hugs
Sue xx

sandie said...

it looks bright purple to me Pia! And guess what...I love the colour and matched with the colour of the bear, just gorgeous. I too like the notelet dies but have yet to invest in any! The paper clip is the perfect little addition. Enjoy the rest of your day x

Laine said...

Fabulous Pia. Lovely colour (whether blue or purple) and such cute detail.
Laine
xx

Mrs.B said...

Great card Pia, and I know what you mean about photographing purple, I always have the same problem
Love the idea of the notebook look.
Thanks for sharing with us at TioT
Avril xx

Chrissy said...

It looks more purple to me Pia..fabulous card..clean and perfect.

luv CHRISSYxx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Pia. I love the cute image, beautiful paper and wonderful layout.
Sue xx

Jackie said...

I see purple & brown/kraft Pia! I think this card is totally cute & I really like the dots you used in the corner! They're pretty!!!!

chrissy xx said...

Gorgeous! I LOve your image.
LOving your design Pia. LOving your colours too.
Chrissyxx

Pat Couder said...

I think it looks blue! I do like your use of string and the sentiment punched from a dymo. Things I keep to my scrapbook pages but really should use on cards too! Pat x

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Pia, it looks purple on my screen - perhaps it's your screen display!
I love your adorable wooden teddy bear and great design.
Pauline
x

Loz said...

Gorgeous card Pia..Loz

MagsB said...

It is so annoying when the camera doesn't capture the proper colours! Even so, your card looks lovely, the bear is so cute!

love Mags B x

DYMO Support said...

What a lovely card! You don't need to be a baby or a kid to love purple things, teddy bears and Dymo tape! Keep up with the good work. ^CP

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

It looks purple and gorgeous to me! x

Anja Curvers said...

This is really great, love it. Thank you for joining us over at case study.

Desire Fourie said...

This is so cute and its definitely purple on my screen. Love the dymo tape sentiment and how you used the twine.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Home sweet home said...

Kjempe flott kort i flotte farger og den bamsen er jo bare så søt:D

Takk for hyggelig kommentar på bloggen min:)

Ha en riktig fin uke:)

Merethe

Monika Reeck said...

Its cute and it is adorable Love all element you put here the teddy sooo soo cute and the purple star and the dots...is this card for me Pia...I love purple..please send it to me.. I will show it on my table in the office this cute card..LOVE THIS my friend...how are you today?

Evil Edna said...

very funky, thank you for joining us at TIOT.EE

Donna said...

Adorable card, there must be a lot of us who like purple and teddy bears!! It looks purple to me, your friend will treasure this card.

Maire Gamber said...

A very sweet card. I know she will love it!
Hugs,
Marie

Avril Ann said...

Super card Pia, and this lady will love and treasure it, I think we all have a hankering for teddies, no matter what age we are, hugs xxxx

Wendy McCarthy said...

Ooh fab card Pia! Love the simple but perfect design, the little star paper clip is a great detail. Xxx

Asha said...

Looks purple to me, Pia. A few things I absolutely LOVE about this card: the twine - so careless and random but perfect; the enamel dots - MUST get some; and the Dymo sentiment - how clever is that!
Have a lovely week!
xxx, Asha

Wishcraft said...

It looks purple to me too :o) Gorgeous card, fab design and details. Hugs, Lisa x

crafty-stamper said...

It looks purple to me too lol-great CAS card and love the wooden teddy
carol x

Deepti Stephens said...

Oh this is so cute, love the card design.. :)

Julia said...

super sweet!

Mary said...

What a lovely creation! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations. I hope you get to join us again in the near future.