Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Code CDB09 Notecard

Today I decided to work with a stamp set I got from I Brake for Stamps in which there is a beautiful rose background image. I wanted a fairly simple card but wanted it to still look quite colorful! I used Copics to color the rose background and then simply added the sentiment from the set onto layers. By adding a bow which was made with the Craft-Dee BowZ maker and some bling I called my card complete.

I must confess too, that for some reason unknown I was not in the mood to stamp. So perhaps my forcing myself to do so might show up in the end results. I am sure now and then everyone has that feeling occasionally. But I wanted to have some notecards on hand and thought this was a good way to go.

I am going to enter this card into the Craft-Dee BowZ monthly challenge if I can figure out how to upload it there. I am having issues now and then, but I guess if one does not try, one cannot learn and finally succeed. LOL The theme for January is Anything Goes.

Oh, and I used decorative scissors from Fiskars to cut out the border. Forgot to mention that.

5 comments:

  1. Verna, I love your note card, what a wonderfully creative idea. Love that floral background and also the way you placed your sentiment and ribbon. Very, very pretty. Almost forgot...great cutting with your decorative scissors too.

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  2. First of all, I love that border. I think I have those scissors - will have to find them, I love the look. And yes, I do HATE when I don't feel creative but have to make something anyway. It doesn't show on your card, though. I love the colors you have used on those roses. Very stunning, and lovely card!

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  3. Beautiful card! The color combination is fabulous. Thanks for playing along with the CDBZ January Challenge!

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  4. Stunning card! I love the pop of bright green! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ January Challenge! :)

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