October 10, 2010

Curtain Call Act 51

Hello friends!  It's time for another round of the Curtain Call Color Challenge!  This week Stacey has chosen a fresh, clean color combo and inspiration photo.  This one is right up my alley!

I wanted my card to be fairly clean and simple, so I stamped one of the cute birdcages from SU's Aviary set, along with the little owl and one of the birds (it looks a little crooked in the photo but it must be the camera angle, because it is perfectly straight!).  The sentiment is from PTI's Mega Mixed Messages, and I underlined it with some dots using a black pen.

The strip of So Saffron cardstock is impressed with the Argyle impression plate, which I tapped with white ink to mimic a letterpress effect and add more dimension to the pattern.  Three black rhinestones in the corner finished it off.

Cardstock:  Stampin' Up! (So Saffron, Marina Mist), Papertrey Ink (white), Bazzill (kraft)
Stamps:  Stampin' Up! (Aviary), Papertrey Ink (Mega Mixed Messages)
Ink:  Stampin' Up! (So Saffron, Marina Mist), Clearsnap (Black, Frost White)
Tools:  Spellbinders (oval dies), Papertrey Ink (Argyle impression plate)
Accessories:  Michaels (ribbon, rhinestones), black pen

The Curtain Call Crew has samples to show you today, too, so make sure you stop by to see:

Jean Martin at Stampin' Scrapper
Julie Lacey at Stamps & Taxes
Laurel Seabrook at Seabrook Designs
Makiko Jones at MakInk Studio
Monika Davis at M.A.D. Stamper
Piali Biswas at Touch of Creation
Silke Ledlow at My Life
Stacey Schafer at Stacey's Stamping Stage
Teresa Kline at Enjoy the VA Sunshine

and October Guest Designer, Karen Thomas at Luv to Stamp.

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

I can't wait to see what you create!  Thanks for stopping by today!


Marisa said...

I just love that set and can't wait until I can get it :) You've used it wonderfully with this week's yummy colour combo! Can't wait to play along.

Karen said...

Hi Christina!

Just LOVE the stamp set you've used here! My friend is actually sending me hers in the mail for me to use for a week or so I love it that much! lol

Great job on the challenge this week!

Luv Karen

Teresa Kline said...

this is the cutest image....I luv super adorable...have a fabulous day!

enjoy *~*

Karen B. said...

So sweet and CAS, the details really shine in this card.

Jean Martin said...

Wonderful card Christina! You always make nice clean and crisp cards. I can never make them! I just love that stamp set!!! There's just so much on my list!!! Did you notice we used the same technique on our cards? Haha! :)

Stacey Schafer said...

how darling, Christina!

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a pretty card Christina. I love that set (I almost used that one!). Gorgeous ribbon! :o)

Silke Ledlow said...

Super duper cute card and take on the colors Christina! I just bought this fun cage set too and you really displayed it perfectly! Hugs ~S~

Jen Carter said...

LOVE this! You used those colors fabulously! I love the little owl in the bird cage too!

MadonnaDunn said...

I want this stamp set! I love your card! Aren't the colours delicious?

Laurel said...

So cute, love that little owl!

Amy Kolling said...

You did a GREAT job with these colors! A little of this and a little of that.....perfect! I love those cute little images!

Diane Jaquay said...

Oh how PRETTY! Love the cute owl in the birdcage! I've been wanting a birdcage stamp set for quite some time now (I keep hoping that PTI will come out with one!) This is a beautifully designed card Christina!

Unknown said...

Super cute!! Love the kraft background and the stamps you used! Fantastic job!!

Laurie said...

You did amazing things with these colors! I am stumped on this one! That bird cage is too cute!

Vickie Z said...

Love the CAS look of this card but, very striking too!! Bow is gorgeous and the saffron strip is wonderful {going to have to try that technique}!!

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

Thanks Christina for taking the time to say hi on my blog. I enjoyed this colour challenge. I always enjoy the colour calls ... just wish I had more time to do them all! Hugs xxaxx

Nance Leedy said...

Christina, this is STUNNING. I love your simple and elegant use of this week's colors and the Aviary set is the perfect fresh touch of whimsy. LOVE it!

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