Sunday, January 20, 2013

Love in Blue

Decided to try another CASology challenge--this time the word is Blue.  I also wanted to play along with A Blog Named Hero to use an old stamp since I have many old Hero Arts stamps--this solid heart being one of the oldest.  I don't make many 1 layer cards & maybe it helped that I really wasn't thinking about it this time.  My sister's favorite color is blue, so I knew I wanted to make her Valentine.  I used the kissing technique by inking the heart in Memento Nautical Blue (covered the solid stamp easily without putting down a layer of Watermark ink!), pressing it onto the Classic Fabric Design & then onto the card that I had already scored.  "Love" is from another old HA set that has 4 little word stamps & I used the same ink. Finished it with a single tiny gem.  I love how this came out, as in real life the heart looks textured & the blue is a gorgeous, rich shade I didn't capture well in the picture.  Think I'll make some more in different colors.  Thanks for coming by & leaving me a comment.  

Time to get ready for the championship football games--yes, I'm a fan, not just hubby!  I grew up going to sporting events from a young age with my dad who was a radio sportscaster, so guess it's in my blood.  Good thing I can watch it in my living room as my cold is in full force & I look terrible!

17 comments:

  1. Wow! What great texture you achieved with that kissing - mine never seem to turn out this well! Thanks so much for playing along with CASology this week, Greta!

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  2. Ooooh, Greta! The kissing technique using the Classic Fabric Design stamp was brilliant! It adds so much dimension to this beautiful one-layer card (and so do the dry embossed lines). Thanks for playing along at CASology this week!

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  3. Hello Greta
    This is a fantastic CAS card, and your kissing technique is wonderful.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  4. Beautiful, simple and very stylish. Em x

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  5. Greta, I love how this turned out! Great job with the kissing technique! Your sister will love it.

    Hope you get to feeling better, soon!

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  6. Your heart is stunning! Thanks for playing along with us at CASology!

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  7. beautifully done, greta! the heart is gorgeous in blue... so glad that you were able to play along with CASology this week!

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  8. This is beautiful in its simplicity - I love it!

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  9. Greta your card is beautiful, the texture on your heart is so lovely. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at CASology!

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  10. This is beautiful Greta. I love the texture in your heart, and the clean and simple look!

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  11. Love your CAS blue heart, Greta! Looks great kissed w/the fabric design!!

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  12. Hi, Greta! This is simply a beautiful CAS card. I love the richness and texture of your kissed heart. And it would totally make a great card set if you do it in different colors.
    That must've been so cool growing up with a father as a radio sportscaster. I'm happy to see the niners make it to the Super Bowl as my family have been fans for the longest. I apologize for not commenting for so long, but will try to comment more often from now on. I hope you feel better soon. Take care!

    Hugs,
    Nona

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  13. Just the most beautiful CAS card Greta. What a lovely shade of blue.

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  14. Such a beautiful CAS card. Your heart is trully gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at A Blog Named Hero.

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  15. Adore this Greta!! The simple scoring adds so much and your "kissed" image is a "Wow"! Feel better:)

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