Monday, February 18, 2013

better than 50... (CTS, SCS)

What do you get when you cross this CAS(E) This Sketch


and this inspiration photo from PTI's anniversary challenge (yeah, I was late for the party but oh-so-taken with that gallon of magenta)?
Here's the "mutt".   BTW, the inside reads "Better than 50!".  This, BTW,  is the predicament I will also find myself in this year...


A gallon magenta (was my fave color in the Crayola box), a quart lime green and a pint each red, yellow and blue.  Gold is of course a neutral ;)  In retrospect, I could have made the blooms happen like in the inspiration photo by using a different PP on the tag, but I was lazy and using up scraps that were laying around from my other card inspired by the photo.  That was more of a challenge and that will come at ya tomorrow...

There are fun challenges happening at Splitcoast with some of their tried and true manufacturers.  Since I finally used my win from HYCCT and placed my order with Stamping Bella (and oh, woe is me, Jane Girl appears to be sold out) I am putting this card in the gallery for the Bling Challenge.

Thanks for visiting.



Supplies for you are 49!:
Paper: CS American Crafts, magenta DCWV, gold and blue scrap, PP K&Co
Stamps: Hero Arts
Ink :Versamark
Tools: tag die Amuse, number die Memory Box
Other: red embossing powder Ranger, embroidery floss, needle, paper piercer, bling




8 comments:

  1. Thanks for your lovely comments on my entry :-) Your card really pops - I love that you used a gem for your exclamation point!

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  2. What great colors on this! love the bright magenta tag and golden numbers!

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  3. This is so fun! Beautiful bright colors and a touch of bling-perfect! Love that you used gold for the numbers too. It's such a great card. Love it. Bev

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  4. Your inverse of the exclamation point and the border below is really interesting. Lovely detail. And you are so on a roll with the gold ... how "happy!"

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  5. Fun! Love the bold colours! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CAS(E) This Sketch this week!

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  6. Sweet card, love that bright tag! Thanks for playing this week at CAS(E) this Sketch!

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  7. Bright, fun and the stitching really makes me want to pull out my stash of embroidery threads! So glad you played along with us in this week's CAS(E) this Sketch!

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  8. Love your tag - the gold really shines!

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