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Lemonade in the Shade

>> Friday, July 29, 2011

by Julie Warner - The Write Stuff

Happy Hot, Hot, Hot Friday!

It seems almost the entire country is melting in a Heat Wave. Time for some cold lemonade in the shade! To me, anything citrus sounds so cool and refreshing. That and the A/C cranked up, lol. I don't know how folks in northern areas deal w/ the heat if they don't have A/C. Here in the south, it's a must have. If you've ever seen me melt in a puddle like the Wicked Witch of the West, you'd understand. It's not pretty! So settle back and grab a tall cold glass of lemonade and think of swimming pools and tropical beaches.

For my very citrus-y card, I stamped the fabulous Cool Summertime Greeting, die cut it and sponged a little yellow and orange ink w/ the die still in place. I used the terrific Citrus Background and a rainbow ink pad for the large yellow bg, then sponged the edges. The lemons and lemonade glass were die cut using a Cricut. Three buttons were added and a little stickles and the finished card is 5.5 x 4.25.
Thanks so much for stopping by! Stay cool and have a great weekend!

stamps: Cool Summertime Greeting, Citrus Background
paper: white, yellow, lt green
ink: Ancient Page coal, Kaleidacolor Melon Melody rainbow pad
accessories: markers, Spellbinders labels 4 & 17, Cricut w/ Savory cartridge, buttons, yellow & stardust Stickles


jonim52 said...

Oh my goodness, what a fabulous card! Love it. I might have to dust off my cricut!

Karin said...

That drink looks so refreshing! Love the colors too :)

Jennifer E. said...

Nothing says Summer like flip flops and Lemonade! Great card Julie!

Sue said...

I feel cooler just looking at your card! I love the greens and yellows!

Pam said...

I love the way the glass of lemonade looks. and the shading around the base layer.

Chrissy D said...

Julie - this is such a COOL card - love your lemonade glass and your design! Such a refreshing card for such a hot summer!

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How cute! The design fits perfect for summer!

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