Thursday, November 14, 2013

Triangles



When I saw that the new CASology word is "triangle" I thought it'd be a good reason to get out my Fresh Squeezed Stamps Trendy Triangles set. Nothing I had in mind seemed to be working & then I came up with this. The sentiment is from CAS-ual Fridays Amber Waves set & is stamped in Memento Potter's Clay.  The leafy triangles are stamped in Memento Northern Pine.  I used an old Cuttlebug embossing folder (leaves are sort of a triangle shape if you use your imagination!) on the left side & popped up the sentiment panel.  
Debated distressing or inking edges, but in the end decided against it. This is a mail friendly card, so that's a plus. I'm adding my card to "the lotteries" at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge and Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge--$50 would be spent so easily in their store! Thanks for stopping by & letting me know your thoughts. 

20 comments:

  1. Greta, what a BEAUTY this is! I love the embossed background & the "kraft".
    Perfect Thanksgiving card! Beautifully done!

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  2. Nice way to get in the triangles, love that embossed card! Nice job getting in on a few challenges Greta!

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  3. This is such a stunning card, Greta! I love how you embossed your card base and the clever way you stamped your triangles...Awesome card!

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  4. This looks terrific Greta, love the kraft with the little bits of color!

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  5. For the glory of Kraft cardstock!
    I love it Greta! so hip, so elegant!
    and you know how much i love kraft and branches!!!

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  6. I love how you've drawn the eye to the sentiment with the triangles!! And the embossed bg is a lovely backdrop for the sentiment panel!

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  7. this is so elegant, greta! love the creative way you used the triangles... so glad you were able to play along with CASology this week!

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  8. A piece of eye-catching art here, Greta! You've worked magic with the kraft, and the embossing: stunning! Love the colours/images on the sentiment panel! Beautiful!!!
    c

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  9. This is CAS perfection! I am not a fan of triangles but I really like your creative use of them here. This teamed with the elegant embossing makes for a stunning card x

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  10. Great use of triangles Greta. A special card that's for sure.

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  11. This is such a warm card. Loving the embossing behind your sentiment panel, such an eye catching design!!! Lovely!

    Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!!

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  12. Just beautiful Greta...just beautiful!

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  13. A gorgeous card, I love the use of Kraft card and a great design - such lovely embossing!!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  14. Love your intrepretation of triangle, Greta! The embossing on the kraft looks so elegant with the sentiment banner!

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  15. Greta, the triangles just frame the sentiment and draw the eye there so wonderfully! I agree, the embossed leaves are reminiscent of triangles (maybe the pointed ends?). So glad you joined us at CASology!

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  16. This is beautiful Greta, I love he embossing, and the way the triangles draw your eyes to the sentiment. Very nice colors too!

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  17. I love those embossed leaves (and they do make a triangle shape). The patterned triangles are just perfect to add a pop of color! Again, I love the nontraditional Thanksgiving colors!

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  18. This card is beautiful! I love the pretty embossed background and the great sentiment. Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

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  19. This is a gorgeous CAS card, Greta! I love the embossed base with the triangles highlighting the sentiment panel. Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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