Tuesday, January 11, 2011

CAS Birthday Card for the UDI Color Challenge Tuesday!

 

Bring on the Cake!  It’s another color challenge from the Utah Divas International Design Team!  Today’s color challenge features card stock in cool colors:  Concord Crush, Always Artichoke, Very Vanilla and Perfect Plum.  I chose to add the rock ‘n roll technique along with the Bliss and (you guessed it…) Bring on the Cake Stamp Sets from the Occasions Mini and upcoming Sale-a-Bration Mini Catalogs.

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Rhinestone Jewels along the open scallop border edge, and Dazzling Diamonds add just a little bling to this clean and simple birthday card.  The double loop bow was tied on my fingers!

We practiced the double loop bow finger tying method last month at my down-line team training meeting.  One of my down-line team members, Debbie came up with a great solution for those with shorter fingers!  Instead of using just two fingers to tie the bow, use four… and wrap the tail through the V formed in the center of all four fingers!!  Check out the Double Loop Bow tutorial if it’s clear as mud, you’ll get the picture!

The UDI color challenges are always interesting… today’s colors are some of my favorite, and this CAS card came together quite quickly!  Hope you’ll play along with the team this week… here’s the beautiful inspiration floral arrangement photo… what’s not to love?UDI_18

Stamps and Supplies used for today’s Utah Divas International CAS Color Challenge Bring on the Cake Birthday Bling Card:

Stamps:  Bring on the Cake, Bliss

Card Stock:  Always Artichoke, Perfect Plum, Concord Crush, Very Vanilla

Classic Ink:  Concord Crush, Perfect Plum, Always Artichoke

Big Shot Machine and Accessories:  Framed Tulips and Vintage Wallpaper Textured Embossing Folders

Accessories:  Open Scallop Border Punch, Basic Jewel Rhinestones, 5/8” Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, Dazzling Diamonds, Tombow Multi-Adhesive, Paper Snips, SNAIL, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Techniques:  Double Loop Bow, Framed Tulip Embossing Folder Manipulation, Rock ‘ N Roll

Hope you liked today’s CAS Birthday Card and will play along too!

Hugs,

Sharon

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2 comments:

Teressa Thompson said...

This is soooo elegant. Your bow just makes it pop but the colors are wonderful too.

Ms said...

oh my gosh, that is gorgeous. I love the color combination.... you are such a creative lady... thank you for sharing your wonderful creativity...