Monday, July 2, 2012

CAS177 Summer Silhouettes

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Well, it’s Monday---we made it through another weekend, and what a scorcher it was!  It is still warm here in PA, but there is a beautiful breeze and I have lots of laundry hanging on the line!

I am taking a Merry Monday break for the month of July, although I probably will still keep up with my weekly Christmas card, just use another challenge or my own sketch!  But this morning I brought out a new set, as I am trying to make some samples to show at my upcoming clubs.  The SCS challenge 177 was to use navy, olive & white, which was perfect for Summer Silhouettes:

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I love silhouettes, but it wasn’t until I saw my friend Nance (and then several others) use this set that it really appealed to me!  This is REALLY clean and simple!  I stamped the grid down the side, made a mask for it, then stamped the leafy image on top, adding a couple of flowers.  I also played around with my new piercing tool, just adding a couple rows along the bottom, and adding a word from Fabulous Phrases.  I finished it off with some Midnight Muse ribbon, running off-center down the grid pattern.  This is a really easy card to reproduce and you could do it in LOTS of colors!  Thanks for visiting today!

Cassidy is back, full of vim & vigor…..the first thing she did was play with her Fisher Price farm; then she ran to her books:

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Have a great day!!

12 comments:

  1. Such a simple and striking card. I love that you masked the scallop-like design. It's so pretty.

    Terry
    http://goinovertheedge.blogspot.com

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  2. I just love what you've done with this set! I bought it as soon as the catty came out and really haven't done much with it at all yet! This is just gorgeous!!

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  3. You much be so happy to have Cassidy back and you are back to your norm. Love love love your card. Great idea.

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  4. This is very pretty LeAnne. I love the delicate border! Have a happy 4th!

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  5. Yep!! I need this set now! I've seen so many cute cards done with this set and yours is no exception! I love how the Paper piercing layers go across the card and the colors just POP off the card! I am putting this set on my next order!!

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  6. Those colours are fantastic and I love your design. I think Cassidy grew well she was away.

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  7. Thanks so much for visiting my blog :) This card is perfectly proportioned... everything in balance. THe piercing is lovely and the colours and stamping have blown me away!

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  8. This is a real beauty LeAnne - I love the colours too.

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  9. Love this card LeAnne, this has been my go to set for the last week, just never thought to layer all of those images and I LOVE it!!!

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  10. LeAnne, I like this card,
    very clean and neat looking!

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  11. Fabulous design with the challenge colors! Very fresh and clean. Love the photo's of Cassidy. I love that age. Our daughter-in-law is a director for a private school in Old Town Alexandria and an early childhood educator. Oh the stories we hear *laughing* We can't wait to hold our precious grandson - soon.

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  12. Wow - lovely! I am so intimidated by stamp sets that I have to make a design with - love what you have done with this - its gorgeous.

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