Wednesday 5 December 2012

Running late with Lovely as A Tree

Must be just minutes to go before CAS - colours and sketches closes.  So if you dont mind I'll update this later.

Phew think I made it!

The colours were Cherry Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie and Chocolate Chip and here's the sketch -

I needed to make a birthday card for my father so these colours really suited.  Quite masculine I thought.  For the squares I've made a patterned background using the little pine cone from Lovely as a Tree.  The background mat is from the Brights paper stack and the base is Chocolate Chip.  My sentiment is from the retired Happiest Birthday Wishes and is stamped in Cherry Cobbler.  I used my square punch to make a ribbon tag and added a button from the neutrals set to one end.  Don't know what my Dad will make of the button but I think it looks quite nice. 

So a nice change from all the christmas projects.  We have proper snow now.  Hope it's ok where you are. x

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Ink - Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie
Stamp - Lovely as a Tree, Happiest Birthday Wishes
Punch - Square
Other - Neutral Button, Brights Paper Stack

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sandie said...


I just love how you stamped your own background paper and the way you have blended the colours is perfect. I think the button looks great and I am sure your Dad will love it.
Thanks for joining us at CAS-colours and sketches and we hope to see you next week!

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Fabulous card and the button is the prefect embellie - I'm sure your Dad wll love it.
Caroline xxx

Vicky said...

Gorgeous Aileen...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Jacqueline said...

So glad you made it Aileen - gorgeous card. It's lovely to see you at CAS - Colours & Sketches for our first challenge - Jacqueline xx

Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful card! Hugs, Valerie

Kim S said...

Love the background you have created - it's gorgeous in these colors!

Bonnie said...

What a great use of this tiny stamp, Aileen! I'm glad you made it in the door before it closed!

Wishcraft said...

Fab colours and design, lovely card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Viv said...

Fabulous card Aileen :) Viv xx

sandie said...

congrats on winning our challenge at CAS-Colours and Sketches we did love it-don't forget to collect your winners button!

Vicky Hayes said...

This is a lovely way to use that little stamp Aileen. Hope you're enjoying your snow - I can wait for snow until the children have broken up for the holidays I think! Vicky x


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