Sunday, September 4, 2011

A Card from Scraps with a Twist :-)

Hi Stampers!  
This week ColourQ celebrates their 100th post!  Congratulations to Arielle and the rest of the Design Team- you have been a true inspiration to me and so many others! 

In honor of the 100th post, they have decided to use a sketch challenge in combination with your favorite past ColourQ Challenge.  With over 100 combinations to choose from, I was having a difficult decision so I decided to use the CQC75 color combination- one that I found to be extremely challenging (plus I had not created a card for this one in the past:-)).

I also decided to create a card using all scraps or previously created parts from other card efforts.  The doily had already been heat embossed, the rolled flowers had already been made (this is the twist :-))  and the bow had already been tied and was lying in wait for the right card (see, I told you my "method of madness" would come in handy:-))

Since everything was ready to go, it was a quick and easy card.  I am not sure if I am fond of the Pumpkin Pie and Black (it reminds me too much of Halloween)- what do you think?  

Stamp Sets:   Hello, Doily, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Versamark®, Basic Black
Cardstock:  Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie (cardstock and DSP), Daffodil Delight, Basic Black
Accessories:  Big Shot™,  Embossing Buddy®, Black Stampin’ Emboss® Powder, Punches- 1 3/8” Circle, 1 ¼” Circle, 1 ¾” Scallop Circle, Satin Ribbon (from my stash), Pearls  

Thanks again for stopping by- I hope all of you have a wonderful week stamping and creating!


Sylvia said...

Hi Julie! I love scrap cards, except that you have to have the space for all the things you don't use up! Yours is beautiful. Love the colors and it can be used for a thinking of you card at Halloween if it reminds you of Halloween!Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ for our 100th challenge.

Suzanne Bier said...

Your card is beautiful! I love the doily combined with the handmade flowers...and then the big bow to tie it all together! Thanks for playing along with us at the colourQ this week!

DAWN Braun said...

love EVERY bit about this card, from the color choice, to the already tied bow to the flowers, AWESOME and way to go for pulling this fab one together!

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

Gorgeous card, Julie! Love those flowers and that perfect bow! Thank you so much for playing along with the colourQ's 100th challenge!

Julie Marshall said...

Love, love, love how you've used all these colors! Gorgeous card.

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