Sunday, April 7, 2013

Love - a birthday card

Since I did all of my house cleaning yesterday, I rewarded myself with a little time at my craft table this afternoon.  Hmmm.  Like I need an excuse to stamp.  Ha!

I'm playing along in 2 challenges with this card that I made for my husband's birthday.  He's a sweetie. :o)

Dynamic Duos - DD#47

Retro sketches - rs#58

I combined the two challenges like this ~

I have to admit, when I saw the colors for the "bold & sassy" challenge at Dynamic Duos, I wasn't sure how successful I would be at combining them.  As it turns out...I'm really liking the result!  I stamped some text onto the Pool Party panel using the same color ink.  I added some texture to the Cherry Cobbler panel.  And the sentiment is embossed with Cherry Cobbler EP. Nearly every layer is attached with foam tape.  Oh, those pretty twines?  They were wrapped around a purchase I made from Avery Elle.  They matched the DD challenge colors perfectly.  Well, that's about it for now; I've got one more post to write.
Thanks for taking a look!

What's in it?
Card stock: white (PTI), pool party, cherry cobbler (SU)
Stamps: defining words (WPlus9)
Ink: pool party (SU), versamark
Other: linen impression plate (PTI), cherry cobbler embossing powder (SU), twine (Avery Elle), corner rounder, vintage button, foam tape


  1. Such a cool, clean card, Susie! I love the defining words stamp! Thanks for playing along with us at Dynamic Duos!

  2. Wow, this came together nicely!!! The twine is a sweet touch!!

  3. Such a fab CAS card! Love the little touches like the background stamping and the textured cherry panel! Thanks for playing along with Dynamic Duos this week!

  4. LOVE this CAS card! Great layout & use of the challenge colours. Hugs Bev x

  5. Perfect CAS card. I love all the extras-the texture and twine. Thanks for playing with the Dynamic Duos.


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