Thursday, November 14, 2013

Happy Birthday, Etcetera

Today Connie and Mary have a very interesting sketch for our weekly Thursday Challenge CCMC277!  I chose to use the lovely Etcetera Designer Series Paper for the background panels as well as the focal flower image.

Fun Stampin with Margaret!  CCMC277 Sketch Challenge, Etcetera DSP,  Birthday, Bring on the Cake, SU


I love the distressed look of some of the papers in this Etcetera package, as well as the muted or worn colors of Old Olive, Night of Navy and Calypso Coral.  The lightest color DSP is a Crisp Cantaloupe print from the Birthday Basics Designer Paper Collection.

Fun Stampin with Margaret!  CCMC277 Sketch Challenge, Birthday card, Etcetera DSP, Bring on the Cake set, SU.

The flower was punched out with the Pansy Punch and the Blossom Punch, centered with a medium button tied with double Linen Thread.  The banner was stamped in Calypso Coral with a greeting from the Bring on the Cake set.

Here is sketch CCMC277 for this week.  Isn't this cool!  Now it's time for you to hit your creating corner and make your card using this fun sketch that offers so many possibilities!

Visit Create with Connie and Mary to see all the cards from the uber-talented CCMC Challenge Team!  Then hopefully you'll be inspired to create your own version of this sketch!  And when you do, please share it with us!

Stamps:  Bring on the Cake
Ink:  Calypso Coral
Paper:  Etcetera Designer Paper; Calypso Coral, Very Vanilla, Old Olive
Accessories:  Linen Thread, Candy Dots, Regals Button, Glue Dots, Snail Adhesive
Tools:  Bird Builder Punch, Pansy Punch, Blossom Punch, BoHo Blossom Punch, Paper Snips.

Don't forget the the Winter Collection 2013 is continuing this week at Create with Connie and Mary!  You can join now and still get all the creative tutorials from the fab designers!


Thanks for visiting!  Have a creative day!

Margaret

6 comments:

Jane Giggy said...

Margaret, what a stunning card! I love the polk-a-dots on the flower!

Deb said...

I love how you made all these dsp prints and colors work! That flower is so sweet! Love it!!

Susan Mac Donald said...

I really like this card; everything looks *perfect*!

Lisa Young said...

Gorgeous! I absolutely love the designer paper and how you incorporated it into your card.

Lisa Martz said...

I love this! I have this paper and have struggled to find a way to use it...this is so pretty! Into my faves!

Nicole Tugrul said...

Beautiful card! the combination of colors and paper designs is fantastic!

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