Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Red, Black, and White (again!)

This week's OWH Stars and Stamps midweek throwdown is birthday cards. I made this card a while ago, but it's perfect for today's challenge because I used the OWH sketch #123 to make it. I think this has got to be my favorite go-to sketch because I find myself using it time and time again - almost as often as this color combination :)
I used scraps of Kaiser dsp, along with a SNSS birthday sentiment, and stamped the background with a retired SU! weathered stamp in soft grey ink. I used a red prima flower, and a white punched flower and a black mini brad for the center. I pierced holes in the red SB circle just for a little added interest.

Record high temps are in our forecast today, so I'll be out and about enjoying them before we head back into the deep freeze again tomorrow :) Make it a great day and thanks for stopping by!

Carol

17 comments:

jimlynn said...

Perfection plus!!! I don't think I could ever get tired of that color combo!
Lynn

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Simply GORGEOUS Carol, I love the color scheme and layout! I have to try this sketch, I like it!

Thanks for playing in our Operation Write Home Midweek Throwdown challenge!

Linda said...

I can see why this is your favorite color combo...it has a lot of pop. Thanks for sharing!

JD said...

Lovely, Carol!

Sarah said...

Great card-- I love this color combination :)

Denise Price said...

Lucky you to have high temps today! We're still below freezing here. :)

Your card is great--you really rocked the sketch & color combo.

Darnell J Knauss said...

You have rocked another red, black, and white color card, Carol! I love that sketch and what you have done to make all these designer papers work seamlessly together. Bulls-eye!

And check it, sister, one more and you'll be at 300 followers! That is so wonderful!!

Stacy B said...

I agree that is a great sketch to use...I've turned to it many times as well. I love your card and the red, white, black color combo. So striking!

Cheryl Claycomb Anderegg said...

Great card, love the color combo, nice use of different scale dp without being busy! I pinned it! TFS

Jen said...

Gorgeous! Love the sketch and this is super chic!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Are you trying to say that you are using this color combo too much? Never! These are indeed the perfect colors! Awesome sketch, also.

Benzi said...

Great sketch, color combo, and I do love your weathered bg. Such a pretty card, Carol.

We have sunshine today!!! Yea!!

Basslady said...

hun, this is so gorgeous and stylish! wow!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Ooh I love the striking design of this card.

If you like using up scaps of "snippets" you can come and play in the Snippets Playground over at SNIPPETS PLAYGROUND

Hugs
Sarn xxx

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Oops! Ignore last comment about joining in with the snippets . . . you already found the Playground! Soz! xxx

Janice M said...

I like this layout alot! Think i have one one of your cards pinnd to give it a try!

Cherie said...

I really like those patterned papers together. And that pop of red makes the card look so cheerful.