Monday, March 9, 2015

Warm Wishes

As you can see, Mr. Fritz is thoroughly enjoying our unusual winter weather!  Loves laying on the deck in the morning sun.  Rain is predicted & we certainly need some, so he may have to go back to wearing his raincoat soon.
The current SSS Flickr challenge is to make a CAS card & it must be 1 layer.  I made my card from heavy weight ivory cardstock.  Then I scribbled on a long, narrow acrylic block with Distress Markers tumbled glass, scattered straw & bundled sage, spritzed with water & pressed it onto the card front.  The flowers & sentiment from SSS Warm Wishes is stamped in Brilliance Graphite Black.  I recently found that clear stamps love that black ink!  I added some splotches of the black with a wet paintbrush.  
Simple card once I finally figured out what to do for the look I wanted.  This could be a pretty set with different colors & sentiments.  I'm also entering the Sprinkle challenge at Inkspirational (splotches for sprinkles!) & Addicted to CAS code word: Distress (Distress markers). Thanks so much for stopping by.

29 comments:

  1. Greta, this is elegance personified... it is so pretty

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  2. Fun card and great way to bring in the color...love it!

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  3. Absolutely Gorgeous sweetie :0) huggles Pops x x

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  4. Awwww look at Fritzy, he looks perfectly content!! Love this card Greta! Such a simple design yet packs a punch with that bit of color. I like the little flecks too, nice touch!

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  5. I love that look you got with the ink on the block and spritzed. It really sets off the black flower image. Fritz looks so content with the world.

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  6. Can't decide what I like best ... your fantastic one layered card or Mr Fritz all chilled out!

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  7. Mr Fritz looks so sweet and your card is gorgeous :) Cheers, Shirleyxx

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  8. Beautiful card, and I would agree with Mr FItz...sunshine spots are excellent for napping.

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  9. Hello Greta!
    This picture cracks me up!
    Mr F sure lives a a nice life ;)
    Love your card and it's edgy, arsty look.
    Thanks!

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  10. Awe Greta, Mr. Fritz look so beautiful! Just ran into my friend and his two mini Schnauzer's at the vets office yesterday :) So cuuute! Your card is beautiful too!

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  11. A very pretty CAS card and such a sweet photo of Fritz enjoying the nice weather!:-)

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  12. LOVE THIS! Thanks for joining in at ATCAS!

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  13. absolutely perfect one layer card, greta!! fabulous take on all the challenges! fritz definitely looks happy laying there in the sunshine!

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  14. Oh, I love the flower silhouette against the spotchy background!

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  15. This is simply stunning! I love the small amount of color with the silhouette florals! Gorgeous! Thanks for letting me know about the PB challenge - I did link up my card there :)

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  16. That is one happy pooch! Your card is a fantastic OLC, Greta!! I love everything about it! I think your lovely dots look more like sprinkles than splotches and they add a ton of interest to this pretty card!! Hugs, Darnell

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  17. Beautiful sillhouette, love the colors you used.

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  18. Isn't that just the sweetest scene? Papi love taking his sun bath every morning too!
    Pretty card, love that silhouette stamp!

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  19. Simple, yet VERY effective Greta! Hazel xx

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  20. This is one of my fav, Greta! Beautiful silhouette on the splotches bg - very eye catching! Might CASE this!

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  21. Ahhh the sun on a doggy's belly...such joy! Mine was doing the same yesterday.
    Gorgeous card Greta. Love the colours.
    Hugs
    xx

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  22. This is so pretty and so elegant, thank you for sharing with ATCAS

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  23. Greta...this is just so pretty. Love the clean and elegant look you created. Just so beautiful. Love your photo of Fritz too, so sweet.

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  24. This is really pretty, Greta! I wish I could get my splotches to look like these sprinkles. I always get a glob somewhere.

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  25. Hi, Greta! OH, the sweet photo of Fritz made me smile!

    OH MY...your one-layer card is simply BEAUTIFUL!
    It's one of my favorites by you.
    I love every detail. Fabulous design!
    You've inspired me.

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  26. Fritz is purely adorable! And I'm drooling because OMG green grass? We just got another two feet of snow yesterday. Love the simplicity of your card with the colour blocking!

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  27. Beautiful design work! Perfect for our challenge at Inkspirational. Thanks for sharing.

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  28. Your sun-tanning Fritz is simply toooo adorable! I want to give him a big hug! Your card: gorgeous...simple, clean, lovely!
    Hugs~c

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