A Bold Thank You

Today I am playing along with Can You Case It #115 color challenge.

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These colors reminded me of back to school but that’s not where this card went!  I decided that since these were three very bold colors, a bold and striking card was called for.

Watermarked Photo 1 (2016-04-12-1838)

I really like the goemetric and modern feel of this card.  This is a style I find more difficult but I must say that this card came together surprising quickly.

Watermarked Photo 3 (2016-04-12-1839)

The card base is Basic Black with a Whisper White mat.  The black strips are cut to 1/4″ wide and about 8″ long.  The first strip I glued was the one on the top left corner.  Then I took another 1/4″ strip and just placed it next to the first one but did not adhere it.  I used this strip as a spacer to make sure my spaces were even in between strips.  After all the strips were glued, I put the card back on my paper cutter and trimmed the excess.

The flower is from the Beautiful Bunch stamp set and is one of my favorite flower stamps in the whole catalog.  It is stamped twice and colored with Real Red ink and a blender pen. Then punched using the Fun Flower punch. I stamped another flower just so I could use the center, which is colored with Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Write marker and fussy cut. The sentiment is from the Tin of Cards stamp set.

Watermarked Photo 2 (2016-04-12-1838)   Watermarked Photo 4 (2016-04-12-1839)-2

The inside is embellished with a little bit of DSP from the Neutrals Designer Series Paper Pack and Real Red cardstock.

This card could easily be adapted for almost any occasion and would certainly make a bold statement!

If you aren’t aware of it yet, this is the last week for the Weekly Deals.  There are some really great products featured this week….Stampin Up! is really sending these deals out with a bang! Just click on the Shop button to go to my online shopping site to check out these super deals.  There were a few products that I was on the fence about but jump off today and ordered them!

If you have any questions about todays card or comments, I would be happy to answer them.  I am very happy that you joined me today and hope that you will visit again soon.

Until next time….take care,

Rosanne

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10 Comments

  1. So pretty Rosanne! Thanks for joining us at CYCI!

  2. Rosanne, Love your card! To me it is clean and simple! The way you use the strips of paper . The flower just pops!! Very striking!! Thanks for joining CYCI! Laura

  3. Told you it was a winner! Congrats on your CYCI win!

  4. This card is quite striking!! Love it!!

  5. Your card is super stunning. Everything looks perfect and who would not love to receive an attractive card such as this in their mailbox. Thanks for sharing.

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