Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Love Always

Good Tuesday morning! A dreary, rainy, overcast day here in New Jersey and if it weren't for the fact that I have to pick up my kids from school, I'd still be in my jammies. I decided that today was a good day to play along with Splitcoast's Clean and Simple challenge...extra challenging for me as I don't like 'nakedness' on my cards. I CASEd this card here from Gail...as she is the featured artist for this challenge. Here's my 'naked' card:


I bought a whole bunch of new dies from Memory Box before Christmas and though I spied this Cherry Blossom die in my stash since then, I hadn't had the inclination to use it until now. I enhanced the design by added a drop of liquid pearls to each black stamen and a white pearl in the center. The sentiment is from Verve's No Matter What set and I made the banner with a square punch. I outlined the perimeter with some black liquid pearls and a few hearts tie my design in to Gail's. I kept the 'Love Always' theme the same, but changed up the colors and die-cuts and I also designed my card in a CAS style.

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Stamps: No Matter What (Verve Stamps)
Paper: White, Black
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: Cherry Blossom die (Memory Box), Heart punch (Martha Stewart), Black Pearl pen, Square punch, Silver Liquid Pearls (Ranger), pearls
Size: 4 1/4" X 5 1/2"
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9 comments:

  1. Wow, this is just stunning, with the brilliant red flowers POPPING against your crisp white, and the little black dots accenting beautifully! You do EVERY style beautifully, including naked - gosh, that sounds a bit weird, doesn't it!! :)

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  2. This is fabulous! Those flowers just pop against the white and I love how you created the inside. Lovely touch with the black border. CAS nakedness is looking good on you ;)

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  3. Well your card may be debuting in the buff but it sure is a showstopper! Your cherry blossoms are just beautiful Andrea, a marvelous CAS card!!

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  4. Your cards look wonderful "naked", "shabby", and "vintage." {I could insert something really um, whatever here but I don't want to scare you.} Seriously, you rock every style!

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  5. Нежная и гармоничная открытка!

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  6. I wish I could do the CAS, but I just can't :-) this is so pretty!!!

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  7. Very beautiful card. Love the colour combo.

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  8. Gorgeous flowers and perfect liquid pearls!! Red on white with black makes me smile!! Zva tag is fabulous!!

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  9. Oh those flowers are just gorgeous, love how you used liquid pearls on the stamens.

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