June 6, 2010

Curtain Call Color Challenge Act 33


Happy Sunday! So glad you could stop by for my first submission as Guest Designer for the Curtain Call Color Challenge at Stacey's Stamping Stage. The colors this week are such a breath of fresh air!


I was excited to use the sailboat image from PTI's Men of Life again, and I had the perfect argyle paper from DCWV to paper piece the sails. I also used a Cuttlebug embossing folder to add some fabulous swirls around the boat to mimic the wind, and on the navy strip at the bottom as waves on the water.

Cardstock: Papertrey Ink (Enchanted Evening, Spring Rain, white)
Patterned paper: Die Cuts with a View (Nana's Kitchen stack)
Stamps: Papertrey Ink (Men of Life, Mega Mixed Messages)
Ink: Papertrey Ink (Enchanted Evening)
Tools: ProvoCraft (Divine Swirls embossing folder)
other: Papertrey Ink (ribbon)


I love how this turned out, with just those few little details that make a simple design into something special.


The Curtain Call Crew has samples to show you today, too, so make sure you stop by to see: Amy White at Devlinwhite Designs
Andrea Roose at Andrea's Scrap- und Stampel Blog
Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) at Random Acts of Creativity
Julie Smith at Paper and Such
Lea Lawson at Lea's Cupcakes & Sunshine
Marisa Ritzen at Rosemary Reflections
Melissa Hubert at My Paper Obsession
Shelley Germann at Stampin' Garden
Sue Kohler at My Inner Reflection


...then play along with us and post your Curtain Call Color Challenge: Act 33 creation using Mr. Linky at Stacey's Stamping Stage.

Thanks for stopping by today! Happy crafting!

15 comments:

Nance said...

Wonderful card, Christina! I can feel the ocean breezes :-). Love the paper piecing and that patterned paper is perfect for these colors and the theme. A fab first entry as guest designer!

Andrea said...

Oh, is this cute.

Hannah said...

Totally cute! I love it.

Stacey Schafer said...

love this, Christina! darling boy card:) you rocked the colors, dearie!

Marisa said...

You are on a baby card roll, Christina :D Love the swirls EF you used as "wind" and "waves" as well as the paper pieced sails. Great card and welcome aboard :D

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Oh Christina, how cool is this?!? Wow! I love the wavy embossed pattern being repeated on the "sky" background, and the paper pieced yacht - what a beauty! xxx

Lea L. said...

How cute is this?! I just love that darling sailboat, with its paper pieced sail! Great job with the colors....so happy to have you as our June guest designer!!

♥♥♥Lea

Jean Martin said...

This is sooo nice Christina! I love the embossing!

devlinwhite designs said...

What a fab card for a baby! Love the paper-pieced boat and the embossed swirls that imitate water - fantastic job!

Sue Kohler said...

What a debut card!!! sensational background paper, a perfect match! very inspiring! :)

Melissa said...

This is super duper sweet, Christina. The image and paper and embossing are perfect!

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

oh my is this ever cute...I luv it!

enjoy *~*

Renée said...

This is soooooooooooo cute! Love the colours, love the paper pieced sailboat!

Shelley Germann said...

Super cute, Christina! Love all the texture with the DP!

Silke Ledlow said...

So beautiful Christina!!! I love the DP and the sweet sailboat!!! Congrats on being the Guest Designer!!! Hugs ~S~

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