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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Easy Being Green

Maybe....anyway, I made this card quickly, CASing it from my collection of photos cut from various craft magazines, and placed in a journal (number 4) - to get into the journal, the card has to either have a good colour combo, a good design idea or a sentiment/image combo that attracts me.  This card fits the first two.  AND it's green.

It's dark and its raining outside, so I rigged up a light box thingy out of a shoe box to take this photo and get the correct colours. SU card of course, Vanilla, Mellow Moss and Cherry Cobbler.  The MM card is dry embossed with a folder from Cuttlebug. The DP is part of a freebie from the magazine Simply Cards, and is sitting in my stash because it's good quality paper and pretty!

The oval punch from SU is mounted in the middle of a scalloped oval nestability, embossed, and the ribbon is SU Certainly Celery.  Three bits of Kaiser bling and I smooched the edges of everything with Cherry Cobbler ink. The sentiment is a rub-on. 

I will enter this in the following challenges:

Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Die Cut Dreams - a recipe: three shapes (rectangle, oval and scalloped oval), two colours (green and red) and one ribbon.


Sue Kohler said...

beautifully done Susan, love love loooooove the dry embossing, so elegant! :)

Sue W said...

Great card the embossed background! Cold and very windy here today. Roll on summer!

Debgem said...

I really like this card - looks so elegant, and a great combination of colours!

Crafty Chris said...

Beautiful card and lovely colours, Thanks for playing along at DCD.
Chris x

Shannin said...

Such an adorable card. I love the colors you chose for this. Thank you so much for joining us for "Anything Goes" at Craft Your Passion Challenges. Good Luck :)


Debs said...

Gorgeous, love the embossing and papers, thanks so much for joining our "Shape" challenge at Die Cut Dreams
Debs and Evgenia

Dragonlady said...

Love your card and the colours. Thank you for sharing at Die Cut Dreams.

Hugs Ali x

PS Don't forget to play in my candy too here

Susie Sugar said...

Perfection darling and so classy I love it
Thanks for joining us at the "Die cut Dreams challenge" this time
Hugs Susie Sugar xx