Thursday, February 7, 2013

CAS Valentine

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Limited crafting time this week as I added some hours at work.  I've gotten used to my part time schedule & I don't like working 4 days in a row--spoiled, I know!  I just remind myself it means a few more dollars to spend on stamping goodies!  PTI is celebrating their 6th anniversary & the first contest doesn't end until the 15th. I still needed to get a Valentine made for my brother & SIL & I found just the inspiration I needed from Maile's wonderful CAS card.  I finally opened my Background Basics: Medallions which I inked with Memento markers Lady Bug & Tangelo. I stamped on a Memory Box die cut heart.  The sentiment is by A Muse Artstamps which I inked with the Tangelo marker, colored the little heart with the Lady Bug marker & added Glossy Accents.  It was hard to decide what else to do, but I settled on some cascading pearls & gems in the same colors.  The heart is popped up with foam tape.  I'm thinking red & orange together make a non-traditional color scheme so I'm also entering this into the current Die Cut Divas challenge. Just realized this qualifies for the challenge at A Passion for Papertrey--new blog I recently discovered.  Thanks for coming by--I love reading what you think.  

23 comments:

  1. Absolutely darling, Greta! Love your stamping on the heart and the added gems are lovely touches! You have captured the essence of a CAS card!

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  2. I love that card from Maile and your take is gorgeous, Greta! Beautiful stamping on the heart!

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  3. Beautiful CAS card, Greta! Love the stamping on the die cut and love the "bubbles" hearts!

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  4. Hello Greta
    You have made a gorgeous card. The colour palette is unique.
    Orange; is a power colour.
    Red is associated with a fiery heat, so together they relate a vibrant energy, and making it a CAS design against a White backdrop is stunning.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  5. What a delightful card Greta. Your heart is lovely.

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  6. Love it, Greta, especially the warm colors!! It's a fabulous spin on Maile's card and a great one for DCD's challenge!

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  7. Love the clean and simple look, Such a sweet card! thanks for playing along with us!

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  8. What a beautiful CASE, Greta! Lovely work :-)

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  9. I had to tell myself the same thing as I'm on the schedule at work all weekend:). We part-timers do get spoiled! I really love your take on Maille's card! The design is so wonderfully CAS and the non-traditional color combo is great!

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  10. So delicate and elegant. Just beautiful. Thank you for playing along with us at the DCD.

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  11. lovely take on maile's card, greta!!

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  12. Hi Greta, very elegant card--love your design.

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  13. Great take on the challenge. Love your CAS card!

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  14. Love, love these CAS valentines

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  15. Pretty valentine! I love the non-traditional colors. I don't blame you for not wanting to work too many days in a row!

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  16. What a gorgeous card. I love those colours together & the way you made this card is wonderfully done. Thank you for playing along with us at Die Cut Diva's.

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  17. Great take on Maile's card...I love the color palette and 'trailing' gems! Very pretty card!

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  18. Great job, Greta! The inspiration card by Maile is one that has always caught my eye. Your clever take on it is a real complement to her!

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  19. A fab job with that background set and a great take on Maile's card!
    Thanks for joining us on A Passion for Papertrey!
    Hugs!
    x

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  20. Woo Hoo! Congrats on the winning the gift certificate at A Passion for Papertrey!

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