Friday, May 15, 2015

Thinking of You

Hi everyone! I'm back to play in another fun challenge as a guestie for Scrapping4fun Challenges! As I mentioned a few weeks ago, a couple of my cards were featured several challenges back so I was invited to guest design. What fun! So excited to be creating along side their very talented design team! :)

I'm happy to share a project I created for Challenge #42 - Techniques. Come play with us - we want to see a project you create using any kind of technique! For my Thinking of You note card, I used the CAS (clean and simple) technique along with an uncolored image and dry embossing on patterned paper which, in and of itself, is a very cool technique that can yield some mild to very dynamic results.


I generally don't leave images uncolored but I really liked that look on this CAS card. I layered the image on some gold and navy cardstock which is one of my favorite color combos (my high school colors). I wrapped some navy twine several times and tied it in a bow. I used a wire fence embossing folder to emboss the patterned paper. The nice thing about this card is that it could be given to either a male or female.


I kept the inside simple as well, just stamping some tall grass (from the same stamp set) in the lower left corner, leaving plenty of room to write a note. I added several series of three dots around the tops of the grass for a little interest.


I'd love to enter this card into the following challenges:

Recipe:
  • Cardstock/Paper: GKD Pure Luxury Ivory; Stampin' Up! Crushed Curry (#131199), Stampin' Up! Night of Navy (#100867), Stampin' Up! Moonlight Designer Series Paper Pack (#133701)
  • Stamps: Stampin' Up! Wetlands (#126697)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Accessories: Darice Wire Fence embossing folder, Studios Blackbird navy twine, YNS navy glittered gumdrops, fun foam, black micron pen

I hope you've found some inspiration to create a project using a technique that you'll enter in our challenge this time! Thanks so much for stopping by today - we'll see you next time! ;)
Hugs,
Leslie

12 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, love the uncolored image. It's stand out more with the yellow background paper.
    Thank you for your lovely GD entry.
    Hugs
    Rachelle DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

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  2. Nice card! I love the clean design!
    I saw you join the challenge at Party Time Tuesdays. Good luck!
    Hugs, Jacqueline

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  3. Beautiful card Leslie. I have a similar stamp by The Rubber Stamp Gallery. Lovely colours used too! :o) x

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  4. CAS is one of my favourite Styles. You did a great job! Thanks for sharing with us this fortnight. Lisa DT Scribble and Scrap Challenge

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  5. Very nicely done. Thanks for playing along with us at LRW!!

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  6. Love this stamp it makes me long for the ocean! Thank you for joining us at ABC CHALLENGE! Good luck and please play with us again.

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  7. Loving this card! It's a fabulous CAS card!

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  8. Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge , great card
    Good luck x

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  9. Lovely! The colors are wonderful! Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays!

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  10. Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing with ATCAS!

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  11. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion!

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  12. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper May challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x

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