Friday, July 25, 2014

MFTWSC186 
Happy Friday!   I am popping in with a second card for today!  For this card, I am playing along with a few blog challenges today.  I am using the sketch from MFT Weekly Sketch Challenge.   This combination of colors is from Colour Me!  I just love these bold colors with gold metallic accenting.  I am Simon Wednesday Challenge:  Emboss It!   Simon Monday Challenge:  Mid-Summer's Theme (summer colors and HEAT embossing).

For my card I started with MFT Card Stock Sampler.  I combined Black Licorice, Razzle Berry, and Lemon Drop card stocks.  I die cut the Lemon Drop card stock with the background panel from Blueprints 15.  I then stamped the whole panel with the word happy from the Happy Everything stamp set using Ranger Watermark ink and clear embossed it.  I then die cut the Razzle Panel with Pierced Square Stax, and stamped the BG Diagonal Stripes Background stamp in black ink.   I white embossed the sentiment from Chalkboard Greetings stamp set to the black licorice that I die cut using the Pierced Circle Stax.   I sponged some white pigment ink for shadowing and effect.  I added little tags from Blueprints 1 and Blueprints 2 cut to size using mirror gold card stock.   I finished the card with gold accenting from Sequins dienamics.  I used the same mirror gold card stock for the sequins.  Love this look!



As always thanks so much for stopping by!

Betty 

10 comments:

  1. Love this chalkboard sentiment! Beautiful colors and neat background! Love the stripes too!

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  2. Fantastic card Betty! You rocked the chalkboard technique! Thanks for joining along with the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  3. Love how you embossed the happy in the background to reinforce your great quote! Thanks for joining us this week at Colour Me...! and hope to see you again soon!

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  4. Betty...fabulous chalkboard look! I still love the way it makes the sentiment shine and yours is so perfect! You really have a way with these fabulous colors too, amazing card!

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  5. A great design, Betty, love those hot colors, too! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  6. Oh good gravy.....love this card so much! The chalkboard effect came out amazing with this color palette!!! I love the addition of the little gold banners on the side!

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  7. Perfect! I never thought to use my "chalk" stamps to get the neutral. Great card, TFS
    Carole

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  8. Love your chalkboard sentiment and the embossed background too! Thanks for joining us over at Colour Me...! this week.

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  9. Beautiful embossing in the background and I love the two tiny flags peeking out from beneath the circle :) Thank you for playing along with us at Colour Me…! this week!

    Julia
    CMCC Design Team

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