Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Two Challenges

I have two  cards for two related challenges--one of which is brand new.


 

Here is my card.


I love this shade of purple/violet with gold.  I heat embossed some circles, and then added the sentiment. I cut down the circle panel and mounted it above the sentiment.


Next Up the new challenge from Cas-ual Fridays  CAS-ual Chic, and their first challenge.


I've added lots of layers to this version. Dry embossing with a Stampin Up embossing folder, then a panel gold embossed with more circles.  Finally the sentiment strip is also mounted with foam.  A bit of gold string finishes the card.  Both cards us the Casual Friday's stamp set Big Thanks.


Thanks for stopping by.

14 comments:

  1. WOW - how classy and elegant those colors are together - the first one is my favorite!

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  2. Both cards are so elegant, Cat! I love the combo of the purple with the shimmer of your gold embossing! The first one is my fave, but both are really beautiful! Best of luck in the challenges :)

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  3. CAS perfection - love how you've used those stamps! Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. oh yum, these are so FAB! you are great at the whole CAS thing... i'm envious, lol... :)

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  5. FABULOUS cards! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  6. Love the purple & gold--2 great cards! So fun to see how you made 2 versions!

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  7. LOVE the embossing and the gold!! Perfect! Thanks for playing along with the NEW CAS-ual Chic challenge, hope to see you again soon!

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  8. How cool that you joined both challenges with similar cards....your so clever!!! Absolutely love the cardstock colour and it goes perfectly with gold. I'm a CAS girl so just love the way you designed your first card. But I also love the layer of embossing in the background and the added twine for your second card. So very glad to see you at CAS-ual Fridays!!!

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  9. Nice cards.Thank you for joining us over the CAS-ual Chic Challenge Blog. Hugs, Susanne.

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  10. wow!!!!!
    Thank you so much for taking part of the CAS-ualchic Challange

    Stay happy stay creative,
    ZOEY

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  11. These are amazing CAS design pieces! That fuscia and gold together is SO elegant!

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  12. Gorgeous cards. Sublime and yet so very elegant. Can I ask you what circle stamps you've used.

    Kerstin

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    1. Kirsten, the second card uses Casual Friday's Big Thanks set. The circles in the first card are from Fun Stampers Journey thread sketch.

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