Sunday, January 30, 2011

One of a kind!

Yes...this is an unusual card  :)
One of my nephews has a birthday in about a week.  He has curtains that, upon close examination, are a small skull and cross bones print.  I bought a MS skull and cross bones punch months ago, that  I've been waiting to use on a card for him.  Now is the time!
Challenges ~
The Play Date Cafe challenge #66 color splash uses a blue violet color as an accent with black and white.
Clean & Simple Stamping: 125 challenge is a layout, or sketch challenge.
So, my card is going into these challenges.  I know that this isn't the usual pretty or cute card that most paper crafters submit to a challenge, but I'm giving it a try anyway.  It was a fun card for me to create and I think my nephew will like it!!!

Here is the inspiration photo from the Play Date Cafe:
And the sketch (or "fall to layout") at Clean & Simple:

And, here is my card:
Thank you for taking a look.  I hope you leave a comment...I would love to know what you think!

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Card stock: whisper white, basic black, almost amethyst (SU)
Patterned paper: best occasions (WalMart)
Other: rub-on sentiment (SU), skull and cross bones punch (MS)


  1. Hey, that's a cool card! You're right: it's unusual, but I really, really like it. Thanks for 'splashing' around some purple with us this week at the Play Date Cafe!

  2. Hey Susie - sometimes the boys are just the hardest ones to make cards for! Love your CAS card - love how you incorporated the purple on a male card! Thanks for playing at the PDCC this week

  3. Fantstic boy card Susie!!! He will totally think it is cool! Thanks for joining us at the Play Date Cafe:)

  4. Love your card. Unusual and really cool!

    X Stefanie

  5. I think your nephew will love this card, the skull and cross bones are perfect! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

  6. I love it, clean and to the point. Thanks for sharing it with us at The Play Date Cafe.


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