Monday, July 27, 2009

Best Wishes CAS25

So Monday is the start of a new CAS Challenge. This weeks CAS challenge is a sketch based on this card by Krystie Lee.

It's a very simple layout but for some reason it took me three tries to get it right. So this is the last card I made and the one I was most happy with.

I started with the tree and I wanted add something to the tree that was simple and a little different. I would usually think to place rhinestones or buttons on the ends of the branches, but I wanted to go simpler this time. So I went with a single flower cut from the smallest blossom nestabilities (crinkled of course, I keep doing this for some reason it just adds a little extra) and a button. The green strip was a scrap piece I had laying around my work space. Then finished the card off with a sentiment, ribbon, and a corner rounder. This card totally reminds me of spring!

Definitely was a fun challenge. Third times the charm I guess. I hope you enjoyed! Have a wonderful day!!!


Maile


Stamps: Beyond Basic Borders

Ink: Berry Sorbet, Ripe Avocado & SU Choc Chip

Cardstock: Kraft, Spring Moss, Berry Sorbet & Vintage Cream

Accessories: Blossom Nestabilities, Berry Sorbet GG, Spring Moss Vintage Button, Twine & Corner Rounder

8 comments:

  1. This is beautiful! You have some great cards on your blog! I love the button one with the summer colors... I am into this button thing right now! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving me a comment. I will visit you again! :)

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  2. This is SO pretty! I love the single flower and the tiny strip of pink at the bottom!

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  3. Oh! Wow! I love this colour combo :) I've been wrinkling my flowers too...looks great everytime.

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  4. Love everything about this card!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

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  5. Gorgeous! I love the flower on the tree and the little bit of pink on the bottom.

    I've seen your gallery on SCS, and I'm so glad you started a blog!

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  6. Wow!! This card is AWESOME! I just left a comment on SCS too...then I found out you had a blog so I stopped by! I am adding you to my favorite blogs on my site! Love your work! Cookie :D

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  7. Maile! This is so graphic and PERFECT! How do you DO that!? Love it girlie!

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