Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Tuesday Triple Play

My card today works for three different challenges. The Midnight Madness Sketch challenge#25, the Flourishes Timeless Tuesday challenge#39 to use border punches, and the Splitcoaststampers color challenge CC242 to use Black, Kraft, and Melon Mambo. I actually surprised myself that I squeezed all 3 challenges into one card........and on the same day the challenges were posted! Maybe this will be a new trend for me??
I started with Kraft and stamped it using the IttyBitty Backgrounds in cool grey. The image panel was first stamped with the Basketweave from Flourishes in Versacolor Sand Beige. I stamped the tree from Flourishes Forest of Trees in Versafine Onyx Black and pierced the edges, doing faux stitching with white and black gel pens. I used a MS arch lattice border punch on the Melon Mambo horizontal panel beneath the striped ribbon. The scallops and circles were cut with SU! punches and stamped with cool grey using a leaf image from the Autumn stamp set by the Paper Co. I dotted the scallops with the white gel pen. I used an antique brass HPH ribbon slide - dipping it in Versamark, then black ep and heating it to turn it black. Both ribbons are by SU! and the black pearls are by Kaiser.
Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you all have a fantastic day!

Carol

18 comments:

Makiko Jones said...

What a pretty card, Carol!! Love the kraft & hot pink together. Fabulous layout and details, too! Thank you for playing FTTC!

Phyllis said...

Carol: This card is so gorgeous!! I love those colors together, they are stunning. Lovely embellishments!! Great job on the sketch. Just a wonderful creation. The MMDesign Team thanks you for playing with us this week and we will be looking for you next week too!!

Phyllis MMDesign Team

Silke Ledlow said...

OMG - look what just popped up on my reader...your FABULOUS looking card!!! WOWZER Carol - I love this one...the colors are awesome and you rocked the Sketch plus the FTTC38!!! You nailed it WTG GF!!! Hugs ~S~

Deborah March said...

BEAUTIFUL...such a soft vintage look...

Michelle said...

I just LOVE this, Carol! Very creative, and I love those colors!

Carolyn said...

Wow, Carol!! This is breathtaking! The colors are so beautiful. Amazing job! Thank you for playing with us this week.

Carolyn
MMSC DT

Carol said...

Carol this kraft and pink is so AWESOME. It so very pretty with your stitching and polka-dots. How impressive and brilliant. True eye candy. Thanks for playing with us this week at MMSC. I look forward to returning to seeing more of your lovely work.

Carol-MMSC-DT

Shawne said...

Fantastic details, I love this color combo and you did a fabulous job combining the sketches!your card is soo pretty!

JD said...

Beautiful card...I'm not surprised that you managed to do three challenges in one...You are awesome with the challenges!

Joanne (jojot) said...

this is just stunning....bold in color, fab in design, and comforting in image...what a beauty

Lovely Linda said...

Wow Carol - your card is just stunning - I love the colour combo and the way you have used the sketch!! Your border punch is gorgeous! I look forward to seeing what you do each week and know it will always be a 'treat for the eyes!' Well played Carol!! Thank you for playing along with Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week and I look forward to seeing what you do next week!
Linda MMSC Guest Designer

Karen W said...

Very pretty and so different with these colors, Love it!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

I'm LOVIN' these colors together!

Denise @ kc242 said...

This is such a wonderfully done card! The color choices really pop! Love the border punch too! Thanks so much for joining us this week at MMSC! I hope to see more of your artwork next week too!
Denise
Midnight Madness Design Team

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

WOW - what a gorgeous card!!!! LOVE that colour combo, pearls and the ribbon treatment - not to mention those fab punched edges!!!! Thanks so much for playing FTTC!!! :)

Wendy said...

OMGosh, I LOVE this, Carol! The colors, ribbon, images & punches are all fabulous. Very pretty & nicely done!

Stamping with Murphy said...

3 challenges in one?? You're a genius!! I love the colors, the ribbons and the image is perfect for this wonderful creation! Great use of the pearls, they set the card off!

Sandee said...

Oh man! This is so so pretty! I love the color combo and that great tree image! Wonderfuy card!