Sunday, May 23, 2010

Happy Birthday - OLW5

A couple of weeks ago I discovered Susan Raihala's one layer card challenge on Wednesdays. Since I'm trying to learn to do OLC better I was intrigued. This is the first chance I've had to play along and let me say it was definitely a challenge! There's always a "twist" and this week the twist was to add a faux embellishment--meaning a stamped embellishment.


I have a couple of options along this line but I chose to use this Stampendous rick rack stamp set that had been catching dust and had never seen ink. As you can see, I went VERY CAS and stamped the largest image twice--once with PTI Hibiscus Burst and once with Orange Zest. Then I stamped the sentiment from PTI's Birthday Basics set in True Black.

Whoa. OK, then. I can't believe I made this card. And I'm posting it. Whoa. Must say it was quick to make. And to write about ;-)

Thanks for stopping by today!

~Supplies~
Stamps: Rick Rack (Stampendous); Birthday Basics (PTI)
Paper: Stamper's Select White (PTI)
Ink: Hibiscus Burst, Orange Zest, True Black (PTI)


13 comments:

  1. Great take on the challenge Barbra! Love the ric rac border.

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  2. Nice job with the CAS and Sue's challenge!

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  3. love it.... great simple card!

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  4. Simple is in!! Great OLC!!

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  5. I think you did a fine job, the color choices really make the card!

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  6. This is great, Barbara! I love that SHORT supply list!! I need to learn to do a little more CAS and maybe I wouldn't stress so much about having so little time!!

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  7. Good for you---I LOVE it in all its simplicity! I am off to make one today too!

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  8. GREAT CAS ....... the colors are perfect against the white!!!

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  9. Nicely done and to the point. CAS cards are hard to do but I think you got this one right.

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  10. It's perfect for the challenge, and colors that I LOVE! I think I might have that stamp set somewhere gathering dust, too! :)

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  11. Ida's right: you nailed CAS with this! Colorful, simple, and perfect!

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