Friday, August 1, 2014

Sister Act - Challenge #68

Sister Act is sponsoring this week's challenge with a goodie pack!  Good luck to everyone who plays along.

Penny Black's stamp set, Dahlias is featured in this week' s card.  It's available from my Canadian friend, Chelsea's store -The Paper Trail.  Chelsea has a great shop in Canada, which has been a fabulous source of supplies for Canadian card makers.  She's been loading up the store with marvelous goodies the past few weeks and a brand new website.  Chelsea is a fan of the very talented Jennifer McGuire, so I went CAS with my card.

My SIL contributed to the simple part for me by coming over one day and playing around with my Copics.  She did a lot of the coloring of the flower. It was a perfectly good flower so rather than throw it away, I added deeper contrast and cut it out for this card!  (Thanks, Anette!)

The close up helps zoom in on the image's use of dots rather than lines; I was thrilled to use a Darice eb folder that also used dots!  See, you can never have too many eb folders!

Challenges Entered:
The Pink Elephant #261/ - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door/ - AG
Divas By Design/ - AG
Crafting By Designs - August AG Challenge
Case Study #202/
Crafty Chicks #205/ - AG
Crafty Girls #23/ - AG
CAS-ual Fridays #134 - Bingo (white, sequins, dots -ef)

14 comments:

  1. I love all the details in all the elements of your card. It all works so well together. Cx

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  2. Another perfect embossing folder- you are right, one can never have too many! I love all the embossed white on this card, Cathy, and the flower is lovely!

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  3. Beautiful card, I just love the flower and how simple but beautiful your card looks, thank you for joining us at crafty girls challenges, good luck
    Caroline dt

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  4. Stunning card love that embossing folder and the flower is just gorgeous. Thanks for playing Crafting by Designs anything goes good luck Love and happy crafting hugs Carole x DT

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  5. Lovely, Cathy! I love your big, beautiful flower! Thanks for joining us at CASE Study!

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  6. Stunning texture, flower and clean,simple layout! A hit for sure. Thank you for sharing your awesome creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Anything Goes Challenge!!

    Tamie 4CC DT

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  7. Gorgeous card, love the texture and colours! Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week, hugs, Mirella

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  8. That blooms is gorgeous!
    Thanks for joining us at Case Study!

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  9. Oh that flower is just beautiful! Well done! Thank you for participating in the TTCRD Challenge Blog. Melanie, DT

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  10. Beautiful flower Cathy! Thank you so much for sharing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  11. Gorgeous card! Love that subtle background detail. Thanks for joining us this week for the CASE Study Challenge!

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  12. Such a gorgeous bloom!
    Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  13. Right, you couldn't possibly throw that flower away, right?! Great way to turn it into a card. Lovely! Thanks so much for joining the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

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Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment. I appreciate each and every one of them. Cathy