Monday, April 15, 2013

Go Boldly.../CFC98, CTS23

Hello and happy Monday! (?) I wanted to share a card I made using two challenges: CAS-ual Fridays#98 and CAS(E) this Sketch #23:


Here are the challenges:



I combined the sketch with using glitter and Stickles and came up with this beauty! LOL! I pressed alternating widths of red tape on the main panel and by peeling first the 1/4" strips, added the silver glitter. After burnishing then tapping off the extra, I repeated the process on the 1/8" strips with the gold glitter. The rocket I stamped, colored and fussy cut. I stamped the alien then the rocket again over it. colored the window, cut that out and glued to the rocket. I added Stickles to the flame for more glittery sparkle. I even tried to stamp the 3 star cluster stamp in Stickles. It's hard to see - it looks more like glitter blobs in the background. (oh well!) I stamped the outline star stamp in white a few times also. Made a little banner and used some glittery brads then stuck that on with some foam squares. Pretty fun card to make, although I have glitter everywhere!

I usually finish the inside of the card, but I'm waiting to see what I'll use this for. I'm thinking it's either going to be a graduation card or a moving-to-a-new-home card. I have three nephews and a niece graduating High School in June and my older brother just put his house up for sale. I'll have to wait a bit to see how to finish it.

That's it for now. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a great rest of the day!

Chris

Supplies
Stamps: Paper Smooches - Space Cadet set
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black; Versa Mark; Clear Snap - Frost White
Card stock: Recollections
DP: Basic Grey - Perhaps
Adhesive: SA by 3L - MyStik, 3D foam squares; Recollections - red tape 1/4" & 1/8"
Accessories: Stampendous - glitter; Ranger - Stickles; glitter brads; Marvy Uchida markers



12 comments:

  1. Love the glittery stripes and the bright flame all against the dramatic dark 'sky'! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CAS(E) This Sketch this week!

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  2. Awesome! My nephew is a huge star trek fan, he would love that!

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  3. Fun card! I love that sketch!Thank you for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. I love this card!!! The first thought that came to my mind was "how bold!" Then after the initial surprise, I had time to analyze the rest of it and noticed you already used an appropriate sentiment to describe it. haha!

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  5. amazing!!! love all the sparkle and the way you used the sketch!

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  6. OK, you live, you learn, and now *I* know not to stamp with Stickles. They may not look like stars BUT it still had a neat effect! And loose glitter! You really went boldly :)

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  7. Totally adorable and fun! I could see this as a graduation card, for sure!

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  8. Eeeek! This is adorable! Love the glittery strips, genius design! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

    p.s. I first thought the sentiment said "Go baldly" and I was thinking, "Perfect for my husband!" hee!hee! Might be time to get my glasses checked!

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  9. What a great design!! How fun. The glitter is just like the Milky Way : ) Thanks for playing at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge, Christine!

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  10. This cards is OUTSTANDING! LOOOOOOOOOOVE the glittered strips and the glittered stars! FAB FAB FAB! LOVE it all:)

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  11. wow- very sparkly!! thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  12. Awesome design! I love the glittery strips and your coloring is FAB U LOUS!!!

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