Bashful Blue Who?  Obviously, I must be able to fall in and out of love rather quickly.  (Ok, Concord Crush is another story for another day…but I digress!)  A couple of weeks ago I was bemoaning the fact that Stampin' Up! was retiring Bashful Blue and they've GOT to be crazy and was questioning the logic of that as I used Bashful Blue a lot and it's a "good" color.  But Gone…like the fleeting love of high school summer crushes.  I've got a "NEW/OLD" blue that I'm in love with today!  Soft Sky.  More of a "mature" high school summer crush.  It's lost the "babiness" of the Bashful Blue and has all the makings of a great summer fling.  LOVING THIS COLOR!  and I can't even remember the name of that "other" blue.  Soft Sky was an in-color a couple of years ago and I have probably forgotten how much I liked it at the time.  I think you might like to check out my new crush. 

Order yourself a pack of Soft Sky.  Don't forget the ink pad and refill too.

This was a simple card that we did for Hostess club this month.  I love the simplicity of it and think it would make a lovely Sympathy card as well.

Simply Sketched Hostess Set

  • Stamps:  Simply Sketched Hostess Set
  • CS:  Whisper White Cardstock, Basic Gray, Soft Sky (i heart you!), Blushing Bride
  • Ink:  Staz-on, Smokey Slate (mmm, nice color too), Soft Sky (sigh),
  • Misc:  This and That Washi Tape, 1 3/4" Circle Punch, Hexagon Folder, Pearl Jewels

Now, Washi Tape…that could be a fun little summer diversion, as well.  We did severaThis and That Washil cards in class yesterday using the tape and I think I've convinced several of the love of Washi.  It's a steal at $4.95 for three rolls and each roll has about 5 yards!


I'll share the other washi later in the week.  We used the This and That Washi on the Poppy Card from yesterday too.