Saturday, April 15, 2017

Inspired By All The Little Things #52

It's April showers time (oh, did we have a downpour today!) so I've picked a very apropo photo as the inspiration for Inspired By All the Little Things this week.  I am the hostess for this week's challenge, and I have invited my Ai Design teammate Renee Matarese to be my Guest Designer!  Renee does such amazing, unique cards, always thinking outside the box, and she has a real flair for masculine cards, too!  Here is this week's photo that we worked from:
 Back in my clothing designer days, I lived in New York for a few years - so I loved this photo, with her glam raincoat & boots, and the rainy NY skyline behind her.  My inclination was to do something with a bit of a chic flavour to it... but when I really looked at the photo, I got kind of fixated on the taxi behind her!  I knew that I had this great taxi-printed paper, and decided to do something a little more fun & lighthearted.  Plus, my son graduated from University this week and has headed off to Europe to travel, and I felt like making more of a motivational card.  So here's what I came up with:

6 comments:

Leigh Penner said...

Fabulous take on the inspiration photo!

Allison Kostiuk said...

I LOVE this inspiration photo!! Cute card and very fitting for the graduate :)

ReneƩ Matarese said...

Karen, your card is so cute! I absolutely love that paper!

Marcie Sharp said...

That paper is so fun and perfect for this inspiration! Great job!

Wanda Cullen said...

Love that you thought outside the box and took the taxi as your inspiration! What a fun design!

I Card Everyone said...

I've made the mad-dash through Midtown NY in the rain a few times myself, Karen! Never looking as chic as this marvelous girl! LOve your taxis, and the sentiment is perfect for your boy! xx
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