Friday, January 10, 2014

For you...

Hi peeps! TGIF! I want to share a card I made for Color Throwdown #274:


Here's the inside of my card:

based on these colors:

Went with a CAS design this time around, and I used schtuff from my stash! woo hoo! I die cut the feathers from scraps of blue DP. I finally used some burlap on a card. (Yeah, I seem to take my time using things that are 'on trend'. I realized that I don't have to have the 'newest thing' to be happy with my paper crafting. It's less stressful that way. ☺) It was die cut using a deckled rectangle nestie to give it an uneven edge. (It cut like buttah!) Some floss, a brad, and a simple sentiment finished it off.  

Hey, look at that. I used some Paper Smooches stamps, so I'll throw my hat into the ring that is the current Sparks Challenge - anything goes.


Thanks for stopping by and I hope that you have a crafty day today! Enjoy!

Chris
Supplies
Stamps: Paper Smooches - Birthday Sampler, Hullabaloo
Ink: Memento - Gray Flannel
DP - Recollections - burlap sheet; scraps
CS: Darice
Accessories: Grand Calibur, Deckled Rectangles Nesties; Simon Says Stamp - feather dies; My Mind's eye - brad; DMC floss
Adhesives: SA by 3L - MyStik permanent, 3D foam squares; Recollections red tape


12 comments:

  1. Talk about gorgeous! This is one awesome card, Chris! TGIF to you, too. :)

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  2. Ooh...that one feather looks just like denim! I love this, especially the cute little piece of burlap...adds such texture to your design. Very cute card, one of my favorites so far!

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  3. Wonderful CAS design!! Love the burlap! Thxs for joining us at CTD!

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  4. G.A.S.P. I LOVE this, Chris!! I have this huge roll of burlap that I now know what to do with! Thank you so much! I'm pinning; just love this!! Hope you are enjoying the weekend! Hugs, Darnell

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  5. This is really pretty Chris - such a lovely CAS design and the burlap is gorgeous. Don't you just love using up your stash?!

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  6. Awesome card Chris! Love the feathers and burlap, look at you go trendy chick!

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  7. Just lovely, Chris! The burlap goes so well with the feathers! Thank you so much for playing along with this week's SPARKS challenge! :)

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  8. LOVE this great CAS design...especially with the added burlap for texture! Makes a great masculine card. Thanks for joining us this week at Color Throwdown!

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  9. The feathers and burlap are very "on-trend" for right now....great design, my friend! Love all the texture!

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  10. Very nice! I love how you used the burlap... I have a piece of that and have never figured out a good way to use it... this inspires me! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown!

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  11. LOOOOOVE the texture on this card! BEAUTIFUL colors too:) THANKS so much for playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge! Hope you join in the fun this week- Picture Perfect!!! <3

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  12. I always take my time buying the trendy thing, and by the time I'm ready to use it, it's past trendy. Meh. I think it's the panache with which we use the thing that makes it trendy. Wow, what a sentence. *koff*
    I LOVE this - so much texture! and those feathers!

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