Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Floating Along with Blue

Working ahead this week to get some posts scheduled in advance as I will not be able to do so later this week. This birthday card was created with Mark's Finest Papers stamp "Floating Along". The swan scene was stamped on White CS with Memento Tuxedo Black and blue was added to the water with Copic B000 and to the sky by sponging Memento Summer Sky ink. I matted he image on Black CS and placed onto a mat of Black and White stars digi paper.   This was attached to a White Mat embossed with Cuttlebug EF Forest Branches...ties in with the trees ?  Added the ribbon of soft blue organza with metallic silver before attaching the base card of  Blue CS. Sentiment was stamped and cut with Labels 4 Die. I outlined the mats of white and pattern papers and the sentiment with a black marker to add the look of mats but with out the weight of layering.
Challenges:
Speedy the Cat's Friends Challenge:  Use black, white, and one other color of your choice suggested by Harriet Skelly.
Do You Stack Up: Use a splash of blue.
CRAFT Challenge: Challenge is "Stars in your eyes!"
One Stop Craft: Create something using blue.
Crazy 4 Challenges: Create a card using black & white and only one other WOW color!!!
Sweet Stampin' Challenge: Birthday Something
Stamp, Scrap & Doodle: Challenge is embossing. May have to enlarge picture to see.
I enjoy all your comments. Thank you. Theresa

19 comments:

The Other Patti Sue said...

OMGosh this is stunning! Absolutely beautiful!

Carla S. said...

Beautiful card, theresa! I love the soft blue!

Patti J said...

Theresa, this is beautiful! Love the blue - thanks for sharing!

Sarah said...

Hi Theresa, what an elegant card. Wonderful colours and the image is so serene! Thanks for joining in with us for our birthday celebrations this week at Sweet Stampin. Sarah

WencheP said...

Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Olga said...

simply beautiful!!!!

carol said...
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carol said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining in with our challenge at CRAFT x carol

Tracey T said...

What a stylish card - it has a beautiful simplicity to it which lets the image shine through. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

Aunty Sue said...

lovely card and thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT

Pat Garvin said...

Very Pretty. Thanks for joining speedy the Cats Friends.

Jean Straw said...

Lovely card, I love that swan stamp. Jean x

princesskitten said...

Really elegant

kitten - DYSU team

Linda B said...

I love the subtle blue shading... this is so lovely.

helloholley said...

What a beautiful card!!! Thanks for joining us at SSCB!!! ;) Happy Thanksgiving!!! ;)

Abi said...

Oh this is so lovely! I love cards like this & your marker layering trick is done beautifully, I'd end up in a right pickle I'm sure if I tried it!! Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin x

Cathy said...

SUch an elegant birthday card. Thank you for joining in this week's Sweet Stampin' challenge.
Cathy xx

Designing with Debbie said...

Pretty card. Your color blue is perfect. Thanks for playing with us here at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.

ladyjanet_56 said...

What stunning work love the card, thank you for playing along at OSCC. Janet