July 10, 2011

CAS-ual Fridays #10 & Color Throwdown #149


Hi there, folks!  How's your weekend going so far?  We spent a lovely day at the beach with friends yesterday, so I feel somewhat rested and recharged.  Good thing, too, since I have lots to get done this week before leaving on a road trip!

I have a quick and easy card to share with you today.  This is the first time I've made a shaped card, inspired by the challenge at CAS-ual Fridays.  I also tackled this week's colors at the Color Throwdown, though I had to substitute Peach Parfait for Apricot Appeal.



I used Spellbinders' Blossom Nesties to cut a white cardstock base, then covered it with layers of Riding Hood Red and Peach Parfait.  Some of the layers are stamped with Versamark using PTI's Polka Dot Basics.  On two of the flower layers, I cut slits in between each petal and curled them up for dimension.

For the flower center, I die cut a Peach circle and stamped it with a sentiment from PTI's Tag-its #1, then added a few red gems.

The leaves are die cut and stamped with PTI's Delightful Dahlia and tucked in between the white card base and the first red layer.

Cardstock:  Stampin' Up! (Riding Hood Red, Peach Parfait, Wild Wasabi), Papertrey Ink (white)
Stamps:  Papertrey Ink (Polka Dot Basics, Delightful Dahlia, Tag-its #1)
Ink:  Versamark, Ranger (Fired Brick), Stampin' Up! (Wild Wasabi)
Tools:  Spellbinders (blossom, circle dies), Papertrey Ink (leaf die)
Accessories:  Me & My Big Ideas (rhinestones)

Thanks for stopping by today!  Have a good one!

18 comments:

Lindsay said...

Love this card Christina! So bold and fun!

Karen B. said...

I so admire cards that have no white in them because I always find them amazing. What a beautiful card! Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays this week too!

Suzanne said...

TOO CUTE, Christina! Just too stinkin' cute!

Marisa said...

Fabulous flower card!

Mandy LaCroix said...

It is so cute! I love it! The polka dots make it so fun.

Amy said...

You really know how to do a GREAT card! Love the little details like the rhinestones!!

Vicky Hayes said...

Your flower-shaped card is absolutely gorgeous and in those lovely colours too!

Laurie said...

OH. my. goodness. Christina this is SO cute! I love the petals and the polka dots! This is totally fun! I have this nestie set and I never know what to do with it! Thanks for the inspiration!

The Paper Parade said...

Wow! A flower card! I love it!

xiumaiyuki said...

Love it! It's so different from all the entries I've seen... refreshing and clever... not to add, sooooooooo pretty!

Virginia L. said...

Always a delight to see your cards, Christina! This one is so very lovely! So glad that you join the fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Andrea M said...

WOW. Christina, with creations like this, you are going to have the CAS-ual Fridays Market cornered!!! Seriously!! Your mojo is on FYAH!!!! AMAZING!

Elise said...

THIS is soooooooooooooooo, sweet, Christina! What a super shaped card, and STELLAR use of color! Yipeeeee!

E.T said...

So cute!

Smita said...

You should make more of these!! This is so so so awesome! Love the colors!

Jen Carter said...

This is so cute!! I love the shaped flowers and the layers you used! Adorable!

Dana said...

Perfection. 'nuff said!

Laura Davis said...

Wow, what a beautiful card!
Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
Laura

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