Saturday, January 11, 2014

My Love Story–C4C #218


Hi, everyone! It’s Saturday so it’s time for Crazy 4 Challenges! Sarah is our host this month and today’s challenge is a fun one! Here it is in Sarah’s own words:

Skinny Cards! Did you resolve to lose weight this year? Let’s give our cards a makeover, go skinny with a card base that measures 3.5” wide by 5.5” tall. I love this size as you can hang elements off the side and still fit your creation in a regular envelope.

I’ll admit I was a little dubious about this but once I got started I found out it was a lot of fun! I started with a Spearmint card stock base card, trimmed down to 3.5”. Then I added a strip of Sweet Tooth card stock stamped with Typewriter Text Background and Black Licorice ink. Then I stamped the sentiment, from Love Story with Black Licorice ink on Sweet Tooth card stock, matted it with Black Licorice card stock and popped it up on foam. I then stamped the hearts from Sunny Day Doodles Love It with Sweet Tooth pigment ink on Black Licorice card stock, cut the ends with Fishtail Flags STAX Die-namics so it would extend out to A2 size, and adhered it. I also added a border using Layered Heart Border Die-namics and Black Licorice card stock and Bubblegum card stock. I stamped some “patterned paper” using the rose from Sunny Day Doodles Love It, colored them with Copic markers, cut it out with a Heart STAX Die-namics, and popped it up on foam. I finished it off with some heart shaped enamel “dots”.

Here’s the inside with another sentiment from Love Story.


And that's it! Be sure to check out what the rest of the design team has for you!

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 C4C218.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

1CAS Supplies

Love Story, Sunny Day Doodles Love It, Typewriter Text Background (MFT)
Black Licorice, Sweet Tooth pigment ink (MFT); Memento Tuxedo Black
Spearmint card stock, Black Licorice card stock, Sweet Tooth card stock, Bubblegum card stock (MFT)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Heart STAX Die-namics, Layered Heart Border Die-namics, Fishtail Flags STAX Die-namics (MFT); Copic markers, foam tape, heart enamel dots

1CAS Signature


  1. love the green with the black and white accents....a very romantic card with fab heart detailwork

  2. the colors are fab just the little touch of pink in the heart perfect!


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