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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Card Concept #5

 Hi there,
I hope you are all having a wonderful week so far.  I made a card for the Card Concept Challenge #5 today, a colour challenge.  I was also inspired by the circular cake pops and I decided to make a masculine birthday card. 
I am using a chocolate brown card base and I popped up my stamped and layered white card front.  I stamped the white front circular borders in PTI chartreuse and chocolate brown with an amazing stamp set that I won from CAS-ual Fridays blog last week.  It is called Amazeballs and yes, I do believe it is amazing!  I am going to have much fun with this set!  I have so many card ideas in my head...
After I stamped the the two sets of overlapping circles, leaving an area for the sentiment, I added a birthday sentiment from SU.  I also wanted to use a border die from PTI that is a perfect chain of circles for this inspiration photo, so I went thru my stash of papers and card stocks and selected 3 and die cut them.  I also added the dots from the chartreuse border to the brown border and then I snipped off some swirls from another flourish die cut to mimic the swirls on the cake pops.  This is a step out of my regular comfort zone,(a masculine card and geometric patterns) but I really, really had fun coming up with this.  I am going to say that this fits into the CAL concept....
As always, I truly appreciate your peeks at the blog.
Hugs-Chriss



9 comments:

  1. Chriss, You selected the perfect stamp set to represent the inspiration photo-fantastic job with this masculine and graphic design! I have seen so many fun things done with this set-you really will enjoy it! So glad you were inspired to play at The Card Concept; thanks so much for joining us this week!

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  2. Chris I love how you mimicked the inspiration photo. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Card Concept!

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  3. Hi Chriss, what a fun card! Love the stamps you used and the design you made......nice take on the photo. Congrats on winning a stamp from CF.

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  4. WOW! Awesome card Chriss!! I love your design...perfect!!
    Thank you for joining us at The Card Concept!!

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  5. Wonderful card and such a fab take on the challenge ... congrats on your win too!

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  6. Chriss, this is so clever incorporating the circles in the colors on your super handsome card!

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  7. Wow, Chriss! You nailed the inspiration photo and I love that you did a masculine card! Thanks for playing along with us at The Card Concept!

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  8. This is fabulous!! I love your interpretation of the inspiration photo! Beautiful work! Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept! :)

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  9. This is one fabulous card and I love your take on these amazing colors. I am calling your card a winner, this is just incredible.

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