Saturday, 2 January 2010

A Very CAS, Scrap-tastic Card!

Hey!

Happy Saturday! Woo Hoo! Just love my Saturdays! Not loving the thought of going back to work on Monday - I've had way too much fun away from work!

Just posted a lil' card on the PTI Blog and couldn't resist posting it here too:

I have to confess, it's not really my style but I kinda like the clean, graphic look! I think my New Year's Resolution is gonna be to throw myself into the deep when it comes to cardmaking and just go with the flow!The longest part of this card was heating up the Clear EP LOL!

Anyways, the best part about this card is that it was made from scraps! Yup, just got rooting through my bag-o-scraps for a challenge posted by Nichole Heady entitled Scrap-tastic. I just love that I used no new stash in the making of this card!

Would you believe that I still have a couple of Christmas cards to share with y'all still too?! Promise to upload them soon, that is, if you're not kinda sick of seeing Christmas cards by now!

Catch ya later!
Aimes
x

Card Recipe
(All PTI Supplies)
Stamps: Polka Dot Basics II/Friends til the End (sentiment)
Card: Stamper's Select White/Aqua Mist/Raspberry Fizz/Spring Rain
Ink: Versamark/True Black
Accessories: Cuttlebug/Nestabilities/Clear EP

20 comments:

Julie said...

Hi Aimes,
Love the card - Less is more!!!
I'll be back completling so challenges very soon - Cant wait to have a go.
Take Care - Ju xx

Ann said...

LOVE it!

Vicki said...

Oh wow less is definitely more...lol. How simple is this and how fab does it look!

Hugs
Vicki x

~amy~ said...

LOVE this...LOL...I just gave all my scraps away to my friend...oh well, I'll stock on scraps soon enough...

Terri said...

Great card! I am not good with simple either, but loving how this came out!

IamDerby said...

I love this! Very bold and graphic. Nice job!

..::Paulina::.. said...

I love this! It's so clean, simple and versatile!

Vanessa said...

Love it! It`s not my style either, but sometimes it`s cool to try something different! You really created a fab CAS card!!

Hugs,
Vanessa

AuroraDawn said...

I REALLY love this one, so simple but so elegant. I can see a whole set of these as a gift set ...

Alison said...

Wow - less is definitely more!

I cant do this style at all, but you've nailed it here - so professional and elegant. I could see this as a great masculine card, and it would be fab for an super-elegant wedding card. Might case ya!
Alison, x

Emma said...

Oh Aimes this is pure heaven, I know you say it aint your thang but honestly it is divine :D Also luvin too your 4U card - love the colours and ruffly ribbon.

Lots of love,

Emma xxx

Caryn said...

That is simply stunning - so easy on the eye!! One of my crafty resolutions this year is to try to make more pared down, less fussy cards - this sounds like the right challenge for that so might have a go myself!

Hugs,
Caryn xxx

Maureen said...

I loved that post on Nicole's blog...I have tons of scraps and have a hard time throwing them out...but I'm getting better at remembering that new paper is always coming out. I keep my scraps in large freezer bags according to colour...but all the dp is just in a couple of different ones. I check them before cutting new paper. Love the idea of embossing a design...lovely :) And thanks for all the continuing hugs. I'm off next week still but have a good teacher on call (sub) going in :)

Alex said...

Love the clean and simple look of this card Aimes :)

Hope all's well with you.

Bye for now,

Alex x

Cardmaking-Companion Susan said...

This card really hits the spot for me!

I adore the stark simplicity of this card - so many cardmakers insist on over- embellishing their cards and then, in my opinion, ruin them.

Well done for resisting the urge!

nasuha ahmad helmi said...

i love the simplicity in this card. but i could never do anything that simple yet still look amazing like this. perhaps i need more practice. =)

Maureen said...

congrats on the nod from Nicole!! YAY!! When I saw your card I said, "hey! I know her!!" Wow!! On Nicole's blog...you've hit the big time!! Just goes to prove that sometimes the sweet, simple cards have the most impact. Fabulous, Aimes!!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Just for fun, I decided to dig deep within the depths of your blog, and I just had to stop and say that this card is AWESOME!

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