Saturday, April 2, 2011

HEC #16 + CPS 211

Ted has issued his challenge for April and I wanted to be sure to play along.  It was very easy to get started right away on this one because I had my purple and green scraps out from the last card.  So HERE is Ted's clever challenge this month:
  • You must make a birthday card (in honor of his birthday this month).
  • It must be mainly purple and green (his favorite colors).
  • It must contain four of something (since he's turning 44).


I already had the flowers cut from Simply Chartreuse paper since I was playing around with making these flowers.  You can see this post for photo steps on how I made these.  I just stamped the centers in purple ink with the flowers from Sending You.  I also embossed the purple layer and white card base with my canvas / linen impression plate.

My four "somethings" are:
  • 4 leaf sprigs
  • 4 rhinestones
  • 4 words in my sentiment
I used the CPS sketch for this week for my layout.




All supplies Papertrey Ink unless stated

Stamps:  Sending You
Paper:  Simply Chartreuse, Royal Velvet, White
Ink:  Rainbow (memories)
Other:  rhinestones , spellbinders blossom two dies, scor-pal, canvas impression plate, copic marker for small rhinestone

16 comments:

Ted said...

Sara, this is absolutely beautiful! :) I love how the large rhinestone takes center stage, but that the smaller ones tie it all together. :) Thanks for playing along this month!

Sue Ann said...

WOW WOW WOW ........ STUNNING!!!

Lauren said...

Absolutelu GORGEOUS!!! I adore the colors and that big ol' bling in the center. Beautiful!!!

Diane Jaquay said...

What an awesome flower! Your card is beautiful!

Deanna Jean said...

Beautiful card. That flower is amazing.

Amy said...

You are going to have to stop making these flowers!! This is a fantastic card for Ted's HEC challenge! Don't you just love that Sending You set? :)

I'm Renee said...

This is gorgeous!
Still loving the large flower...
such a great focal point!
Love how you got to all the "4's" too!

Lee Anne said...

Just beautiful! Your flowers are wonderful lately! Love to see a new technique!

Jessie said...

Lovely card! The flower is really cool!

Mara... said...

Beautiful color combo and fabulous flower!! I love the card!

Suzanne said...

I love how you laid out the flower so well and used the Sending You flowers in the center!! This is beautiful!

Michelle said...

This is beautiful, Sara! That flower is amazing! I like that you only rounded two corners. You did a great job fulfilling Ted's challenge and following the CPS sketch.

Lorraine said...

Your card is beautiful, Sara! Love the flowers you created on this card and the one in your post below. Also love the little detailing you always do on your designs.

Jen Carter said...

Another fun card!! Love how it turned out!

Monica K. said...

Very cool!! Love the dimensional flower. Awesome card, Sara!

Kristin said...

awesome card! I love how you have the TANL flowers poking out... I never know how to use those :-)... this is perfect!