Saturday, February 19, 2011

Happy Birthday - C4C #75

It's Crazy 4 Challenges day so it must be Saturday, right? ;-) Yep, it is, and today's challenge is brought to us by Angela Wood: to use dies. Um, yeah, I can do that :)

We also have a sponsor today - Paper Pretties Stamps. You can get all the deets at the C4C blog.

I decided to go kinda CAS with this card, but I used several dies.


I stamped an image from PTI's Turning a New Leaf with Versamark on Kraft for my card base. Next, I added a strip of Dark Chocolate, cut with the Medium Scalloped Border die and a Spiral Notebook Page element stamped with the receipt from It's Official. to qualify for PTI's Make-It Monday Challenge, I added a vellum strip with the sentiment from Butterfly Dreams stamped in Dark Chocolate. Finally, I added a felt flower cut with Beautiful Blooms I dies and some paper leaves cut with a die from Leaf Prints. I finished it off with a button and some twine. I'm not sure I like the vellum spanning the Rustic Cream and Dark Chocolate papers - but it is what it is ;-)

Sooooo, NOW, be sure to check out the samples by the rest of my crazy girls...er, I mean the Crazy 4 Challenges team ;-)
THEN, you know what to do--we'd love to have you come along and play with us. Just do your thing with the challenge and link it to Mr. Linky on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog. Please link directly to your project. And, if you upload to a public gallery, please use the key word C4C75.

Thanks so much for dropping in today! 
 
~Supplies~
Stamps: Butterfly Dreams, Turning a New Leaf (PTI)
Paper: Kraft, Dark Chocolate, Simply Chartreuse, Rustic Cream (PTI); vellum (craft store)
Ink: Versamark; Dark Chocolate (PTI)
Accessories/tools: Cuttlebug (Provocraft); Medium Scalloped Border, Spiral Notebook Page, Beautiful Blooms I, and Leaf Prints dies, button, twine, dark chocolate and Hawaiian Shores felt (PTI)

16 comments:

  1. so pretty barbara...love the subtle background on this!!

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  2. Wonderful card Barbara! I love the combination of dies you chose. The leaf bg looks great.

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  3. So pretty Barbara, love the flowers and the colors..

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  4. Love this subtle card, with the great pop of color from the flower; so pretty!!!

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  5. Beautifully done as always, Barb. I love the background stamping and the great use of vellum!

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  6. This is just beautiful Barb! I LOVE how simple it is and the pop of the blue flower is the perfect accent!

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  7. Just lovely, Barbara! Super sweet flower! hugs, Angela

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  8. what a fresh and yet CAS beauty....great layout and colors

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  9. Awesome! What a great case card...love all the sweet details! Hugs ~S~

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