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.

Thanks for visiting!

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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  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!! :)

  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 ;)

  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!!

  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!

  5. Нежная и гармоничная открытка!

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

  7. Very beautiful card. Love the colour combo.

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

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


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