7.07.2010

Life Is a Balancing Act

Hiya! :) Thanks for all the comments regarding the new 'do here on the old blog-o! LOL, I don't know if the new look will take up residence and be here for a while, but I'm having fun playing with the colors in the meantime. :)

This card was created using the new Circus Fun set from Clear & Simple Stamps. I love that little elephant silhouette! It's a little hard to tell in the photo, but I stamped the row of elephants with versamark and heat set them with clear embossing powder. To date, I think heat embossing is still my all-time favorite "technique"... So simple, so fast, so pretty! :)

Have a great one!

Instructions:
  • Create blue A2 card base and round upper right and lower left corners.
  • Stamp elephant image using Versamark ink and heat set with clear embossing powder.
  • Adhere ribbon and bow.
  • Stamp sentiment onto white cardstock, punch out with die cut.
  • Adhere rhinestones to sentiment and attach die cut label with pop dots.

Supplies:
Stamps - Circus Fun (Clear & Simple Stamps)
Paper - Simply Blue-tiful and A Blanc Check (CSS)
Ink - Versamark, Tea Leaves VersaMagic, Little Black Dress (CSS)
Miscellaneous - Nestabilities Labels 9, Aqua Rhinestones, Berry Sorbet Grosgrain, Clear Embossing Powder, Corner Chomp

20 comments:

  1. What a CAS perfection! Love that little elephant!

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  2. I love how you wrapped the ribbon around the card! So pretty!

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  3. This is *CUTE* - I'm having such a smile! Love the way you've highlighted the sentiment - it looks gorgeous in that label!

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  4. Your card made me smile! Ain't it the truth?

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  5. How cute is this?! I love the ribbon wrapped around the corners. Just adorable!

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  6. Oh my goodness, looooove this! Those elephants are adorable and the sentiment is too cute with it!

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  7. Fabulous card. I just love your work. So glad you're part of the Design Team.

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  8. I'm catchin' up round Blogland as for your new look blog - I likey!
    This card really speaks to me at the moment! Life is indeed a balancing act - mine is just starting to balance out normally again! Loving the bling too of course!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  9. hee hee, isn't this just the cutest little card! Love the elephants with that sentiment!

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  10. so cute. Love the color combo (fabulous as always) and love those elephants.

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  11. Hey friend! Love the new look! Wish I had a sundress that looked like your blog! Lol! Oh yea... fanTASTIC card, btw. But you knew that already, ;). Hugs!!!

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  12. Great design! I love this stamp set.

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  13. Those elephants are very cute. Great sentiment too. So true!

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Thanks for stopping by! :)