Sunday, May 8, 2011

CFC #1 - Texting

Casual Fridays has finally launched its first challenge.  The challenge was to use text - stamps, paper, etc.

Here's my entry. Admittedly, it's rather subtle - faint text on the Stampin Up Designer Series Papers. So the text is not the focal point but hopefully it's okay. I haven't done much paper piecing so was keen to give that another go as well as get some ink on some new rubber:

All products are from Stampin Up

cardstock: White, Rich Razzleberry
DSP: Regal Rose, Old Olive
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive
Stamps: Cottage Garden, Bring on the cake
Punch: Scallop Trim Border

The deets:

I stamped the outline flower on Regal Rose using Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive using same colour ink; the set doesn't come with leaves so I cut up the flower to make 'em. I stamped on the stem a few times and then put a border on using Old Olive DSP and punch-trimmed Rich Razzleberry.  Then, it was a matter of arranging flowers and leaves on the card; flowers are on dimensionals and have been blinged to match the sentiment. It's mother's day after all. I guess it's a card for me. :-)

Happy Mothers Day to all you mothers out there.

10 comments:

  1. Happy Mothers DAy!! Wonderful texty card-I love the way the text carries into the leaves! Great design and I'm so happy you joined us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  2. Very pretty and live the colours! x

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  3. Love the text in this design! So sophisticated! Thank you for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays. Hope to see more of your fabulous work!

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  4. Beautiful card Malyn, love the subtle text in the vine of flowers too:)
    Jenny x

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  5. Love your paper piecing and that subtle text at the bottom gives it just the right touch :) Thanks for playing this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  6. Absolutely lovely. Just the right blend of color with the text...love everything about it!
    So glad you could play with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  7. Gorgeous! Love the addition of the text to the leaves as well as the bottom layer. Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!! Hope you'll share more of your beautiful work with us again!!

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  8. The text looks great at the bottom and I love love those flowers! Thanks so much for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  9. Very pretty!
    Thanks for playing at CAS!
    Laura

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  10. Subtle works for me! This is lovely, and the paper piecing looks great. So glad you joined us for CAS-ual Fridays!

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