Sunday, November 11, 2012

CAS-ual Fridays - #78 - all torn up!

Boy, I'm really on a roll today!  I think this might be my 5th post of the day!  Guess if I didn't wait to take photos of all my cards at the same time, I might be posting on different days! LOL!



The challenge at CAS-ual Fridays this week is to: Create a Clean And Simple project that has something torn on it. Tear that card stock, designer paper or even felt. Get creative and tear it up :)

So, that's exactly what I did! I've made another couple of Christmas cards to add to my stash...Here's my take on the challenge:



This first card is super simple...I made a red card base and embossed the sentiment in white detail embossing powder.  I cut a smaller piece of white card stock and tore off one end then scored double lines around the un-torn edges.  Added a red velvet ribbon across the top of the white, then adhered the white torn panel with pop dots.


I really love how this card turned out.  I've had this mistletoe stamp for a couple of years, and I don't believe I've ever inked it up!  It's a Flourishes stamp...and I do love all their stamps!  The sentiment is also from the same Flourishes set.  I made a white card base, cut two rectangles slightly narrower than the card, then tore one edge off each rectangle.  I stamped the mistletoe in black memento ink, then colored it with Copics.  I adhered the top of the "ribbon" on the mistletoe to the top edge of the red torn piece, then added a ribbon bow on top.  The mistletoe is pop-dotted off the card.  The sentiment was stamped in Versamark, then I embossed it with a red tinsel embossing powder that I've had for several years but don't remember ever using before...it really has a sparkly look to it once I heat embossed it.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I always enjoy reading your comments and I do appreciate you taking the time to stop in and visit!  Until next time....

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8 comments:

Trina G said...

Both cards are just beautiful, but I think my favorite is the second one. I like how you finished off the stamped image with meeting a real ribbon at the tope with the stamped one...very clever, and the super cute sentiment.

jimlynn said...

Both are simply gorgeous!!
Lynn

Bonnie said...

That first card is amazing! So simple yet packs a punch. Love the mistletoe too!

Marlena M. said...

Lovely, classy cards Susan! Such rich colored cardstock~

Darnell J Knauss said...

Oh my word, woman, missing a few days seeing your posts and it's like a visual feast when you come back! My eyes are blurry with delight over all the eye candy! Can I just say, as always, the last dozen or so cards are breathtaking!! Thank God for Pinterest, which I think I say every time!

Thank you for your good wishes! I'm home and feeling well enough today that I might venture out to the Playhouse for some good card-making therapy. I got itchy fingers. Wait. I guess that could be medication withdrawals, LOL!

Gayatri said...

I LOVE both your card. The velvet ribbon is fab. Thanks for playing along with us @ CAS-ual Fridays:)

Debby said...

Red and white is such a classy, striking combo! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week :)

MaryH said...

Popped over from Bonnie's blog, and was WOW'd by both of your cards. Just love red & white, and your velvet ribbon, all the details...simply stunning on BOTH cards. TFS

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