Thursday, November 17, 2011

You're Cool Beans

OMG! I thoroughly enjoyed myself making this card! I have found some gorgeous gingham digital papers and used two of them on this card, along with some great Echo Park and Gina K Designs patterned paper. I used the "cracked glass" technique - one of my all-time favs - for the focal image. I used four different Spellbinders dies. I created some gingham flowers, inked a small round paper doily and added some pearls and gemstones. Great fun!

I'm entering "You're Cool Beans" into the following challenges:

Sweet Stampin' - Going Gorgeously Gingham!
http://sweetstampinchallengeblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/going-gorgeously-gingham.html

Let's Ink It Up - Show Us Your Favorite Technique
http://letsinkitup.blogspot.com/2011/11/challenge-17.html

Crazy 4 Challenges (C4C113) - TRIPLE THREAT Card!
http://crazy4challenges.blogspot.com/2011/11/crazy-4-challenges-c4c113.html

Recipe:
  • Gina K Designs Pure Luxury ivory and dark brown cardstock, K & Company light brown cardstock
  • Brown/beige polka dot paper from the Echo Park Dots & Stripes 6x6 paper pack, brown patterned paper from the GKD Falling For You stamp kit, two brown gingham papers from the Lindsay Jane Baked To Perfection digital paper pack
  • GKD Cool Beans stamp set
  • Memento rich cocoa ink
  • Versamark, fine clear embossing powder (five layers for cracked glass technique)
  • Small round paper doily inked with walnut stain and antique linen distress inks
  • Spellbinders classic squares, lacey squares, classic rectangles and scalloped rectangles dies
  • Flower punch
  • Chocolate flat-back pearls, Rox chocolate delight gemstones
  • Ivory ribbon

5 comments:

  1. Hi Leslie, what a lovely card! Great colour combo and the lace is a lovely touch. Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin. Sarah

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  2. Beautiful card and brilliant technique Leslie!! Thanks for sharing at LIIU and good luck!!
    Hugs
    Hazel xx
    Check out my Christmas candy
    http://hazelshandmadecrafts.blogspot.com/2011/11/my-christmas-candy.html

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  3. What a fun card, love the brown and white and fun sentiment :) Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week and good luck xx

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  4. Great card, thanks for sharing your favourite technique with us at LIUU this month. Good luck, hugs Suzanne

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  5. What a fabulous card! :) Love the colours and its so stylish. I can almost smell the coffee from here:)

    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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