Wednesday, December 9, 2009

CAS Christmas card

This week's Etsy Inspired Challenge #65 shop is So Stinking Sweet, which sells scented soaps. My inspiration was a red soap with white snowflakes on it. The card ended up being clean and simple, and I really like it. The showflake is from Impression-Obsession, embossed with Winter Wonderland EP. The greeting is an old, no-name one from Hobby Lobby or Big Lots, but it's very useful at this time of year. I used Colorbox Chalk Ink (color "Lipstick") on it. And I got to use my new nesties for the first time!

The layout is from Card Positioning System's current sketch CPS 145.
And, for SmART-Works "smART-Word" challenge this month, it's a Christmas card.

8 comments:

  1. Very stunning visual contrast with the red and white, and great take on the inspiration piece! Will you end up doing two more in each of the colors?

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  2. Hi-I posted an interview with an American Greetings Writer and Author today on my Greeting Card Designer blog. I thought you & your readers might be interested in it: http://kateharperblog.blogspot.com/2009/12/meet-master-of-greeting-card-writing.html

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  3. Your card is so pretty! Thanks for joining us at smART-word challenge.
    God bless
    Giovana

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  4. Love this! The contrast of the bright red and white really make a POP!

    Thanks for playing EtsyInspired this week!

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  5. Great Card! Reminds me of some red/white snowflake ribbon I just picked up at Michael's. Thank you for entering December's smART-Word Challenge.

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  6. I love that beautiful red circle and the crisp white snowflake!! So visually appealing!! and a great clean and simple layout so it doesn't get lost! So gald you played along in the smART Word challenge.

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  7. Very pretty card...I love the clean and simple nature of it! The snowflake is fabulous! Thanks for playing at CPS!

    ♥Lea

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  8. Simple layout, but really striking! Lovely card!

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