Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Hello!


Hi everyone ~ I have 2 cards to share again today.
It’s Lucky Dip Week at Less is More  and the theme is Round and Round. So, I decided to use one of the techniques I learned from Debby Hughes at Online Card Class (CAS3) ~ Inlaid Die Cuts.   









What I love about this technique is that even with all the dimension, it’s essentially one layer. I die cut my Femme Frames, added a few sequins and used my Wink of Stella clear glitter pen on the sentiment, and that was it! I'm not sure if it's my screen or my poor photo editing skills, but the Berry Sorbet card base looks a little 'orange' on my screen...sigh!

Challenge #35 at Addicted to CAS is in full swing, and the code word for this week is ‘Wheels’. And, at the Paper Smooches Sparks Challenge, the theme is 'Anything Goes', so I am submitting this card for both challenges.





For this card, I used my ‘new to me’ stamp and die set from Paper Smooches for the motorcycle and sentiment, and deliberately popped the bike up on an angle to make it look as though it's going into a turn in the road. I stamped both with Versamark, then embossed with  with the color Powder, a pale blue which actually looks white on screen. Then, I die cut the landscape trio die, used my white gel pen to draw in the road, and added the star.


Thank you so much for stopping by...I appreciate your sweet comments very much! I hope everyone is having a great week!









Supplies
 Hello:
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - Berry Sorbet, Aqua Mist, Tropical Teal; Bazzill - Marshmallow
Dies: Paper Smooches - Quote Tag (hello); Spellbinders - Circles; Mama Elephant - Femme Frames
Sequins: Pretty Pink Posh - White
 
Toot-Toot, Beep-Beep:
Stamps: Paper Smooches - Spiffy Scooters
Ink: Versamark
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - True Black
Dies: Paper Smooches - Spiffy Scooters
Embossing Powder: Zing - Powder
Marker: Signo Uniball - White
Gems: Delish Beads - Star
Misc: Glossy Accents for bike lights

25 comments:

Deborah Frings said...

I think both your cards are absolutely super. The inlaid dies technique is super and I like the bold Hello sentiment!

Betty said...

your "hello" card is so cool - didn't take the class but think i'll try to figure that technique out - it really does make a great one layer card!

KayM said...

Oooooooh the little scooter on the black card is SUPER! I love the way you did the road and seriously it is so striking on the black! The Hello card is amazing too! I love the inlaid circle with the hello in them. That looks like it took a bit of time and thinking to do! Wonderful work on them both!!

Cat Craig said...

love them both Barb. The inlaid card has such wonderful colors combined, really striking. Your black and white scooter card is just adorable.

Hannelie said...

I spot a winner here! Yes both lovely cards, but the impact of the black and white is incredible!

lostinpaper said...

Both cards are fabulous Barb! Love how you have the bike popping on the dark background and turning a corner.... it's genius!

Laura B. said...

Fabulous cards!!! Love those inlayed die cuts! Awesome design!

Dawn Turley said...

Both are very cute cards Barb. Well done

Bonnie said...

A bright hello and a cute scooter!

Greta said...

You always make such neat cards, Barb! I really love the inlaid diecuts!

Cornelia W said...

Hi Barb - thanks for your nice comment - of course I had to link up my card right away with Virginia's challenge.....I'm such a challenge junkie....Your scooter card - brilliant!

Karin Åkesdotter said...

WOW Barb, these are both wonderful CAS designs! Love them!!!
Thanks so much for playing with us at SPARKS this week, hugs, Karin

Karen M said...

Love both your gorgeous cards - the black and white scooter looks amazing! xx

Deepti said...

Awesome cards Barb, I love ur take on the wheels card , that road looks awesome !!

Rosemary said...

i always enjoy seeing what you create, barb... both cards are fantastic, but i think my favorite is the second one.. so very clever!

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Two fabulous cards Barb. The white-on-black scooter image is awesome! Thank you for joining in the fun again at ATCAS - Sylvia xx

Chrissie said...

This is another late visit for me this week.
What a fab pair of card Barb... love 'em.
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Loll Thompson said...

Two fabulous cards Barb. Especially love the scooter card ... great design - so fun! Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OHHHHHH! I just love these cards, Barb! I LOVE that little scooter--- on that little road! SOOOOOO clever! LOVE the blue embossing too! And your first card with inlaid die cuts--- FAB! YOU ROCK!!!!!!!!! HUGS <3

sandie said...

Fab Barb, these really are great and I love how the bike is on an angle, will it stay upright after that turn!! Thanks for joining us at ATCAS

wienerhoneymooners said...

WOW, love the inlaid! Cool beep beep card!!!
Thanks for popping by and seeing me so many times, I have been pretty busy, I am off this week for spring break and really trying to get some serious card making ...supposed to be organizing,....but I am having fun! How you Been? Looks like you are having fun too!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Oh, well done, Barb! You know I'm just swooning over that motorcycle card! So fantastic!! Hugs, Darnell

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sweet art designs said...

I love the scooter card. I have this stamp and spent hours colouring it. Your take looks wonderful. I am going to reassess a number of my stamps now. Thank you for sharing

Karin Åkesdotter said...

Love your cards!
Happy 4th of July, hugs, Karin