Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Crocodiles and Washi

It's time for me to post my project for the current Lollipop Ladies Challenge.  This fortnight the challenge is
Crocodiles . . .
with the additional challenge of washi (remember the additional part is optional, but it makes it more fun to try to incorporate it into your project).

As I don't have any images of crocodiles (and I have to admit I don't really desire one), I had to get a little creative for this one.  Do you see how I used this inspiration photo?
Well, the obvious answer is that I pulled out the yellow and blue (and the red noses) from the crocs for my color combo.  BUT . . . doesn't that embossing folder I used look kind of like crocodile skin????  I think so.  Check out the designs on the backs of the crocs in the photo.  And I've got my two little washi tape banners at the top.  Hope on over to the Lollipop Ladies blog for to see the other projects from the design team and then come play along.  We have a prize but can only give it away if 7 or more people play.  What are you waiting for?

Challenges:
Seize the birthday--anything birthday goes
Di's Digis--Birthdays
V's Sweet Ideas #15--washi tape
Sentimental Sundays #170--Happy Birthday (must have a sentiment)
There She Goes #223--banners and birthdays
Twisted Tuesday #58--primary colors with the twist of buttons
Inkspirational Challenges #36--red, dark yellow, powder blue (my sentiment is navy, but the button is more of a powder blue)

Supplies:
Stamps: Verve "Happy Thoughts"
Cardstock: PTI "Lemon Tart"
Embossing folder: cuttlebug "Tiny Mosaics" (I embossed the top and bottoms of the white layer and left a strip plain then embossed a line both at the top and bottom of that strip to define the area)

23 comments:

Mynnette said...

L-O-V-E this CAS card, Heather!!! The buttons are fabulous and I adore the little red banners! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational! :)

Margaret said...

Great card and great use of the embossing folder, it does look like croc skin.

Susan Hogan said...

Fabulous and so clever. Really like the clean, fresh look of it and the fun aspect.

OttawaMom said...

I love the CAS look to your card and that background is perfect! The cute little buttons are the perfect addition! Thanks so much for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

Vickie Y said...

Great CAS card using primary colors and buttons. Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

Jennifer Grissom said...

Oooh, I love the CAS! Great job! Thanks for sharing at Sister Act Card Challenge.

Karen Letchworth said...

Awesome card, Heather! Please don't forget about our challenges at Word Art Wednesday.....ALWAYS Anything Goes and I would LOVE to have you play along. Hope you will stop on by!
Blessings,
Karen
Word Art Wednesday
www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com

Karen Letchworth said...

This card is awesome!! I love how you incorporated the crocodiles with the textured background - perfect! Thanks for sharing with us at V's and have a blessed week.
Karen
V's Sweet Ideas

Julie E said...

Yep, it is happening...

Heather said...

Ha, ha . . . ;) I CAN do it just not all the time.

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creatingwithpaper said...

This is so clean and fun! Great use of the colors and banners. I like that unique embossing job. Thanks for playing with Inkspirational!
- Shauna

M said...

Although a lot has gone into this card, it still looks simple and striking. Particularly love the arrangement of the buttons. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next week! Marina

wendyp said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for playing along with this week's There She Goes Challenge!

Jamie M. said...

Great CAS card. Love the buttons. Thanks for playing along with Twisted Tuesday! Looking forward to seeing your creations at our next challenge. ♥ Jamie at CraftyGirl21

Lynne said...

Love this card!! Simple and gorgeous!! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!

Lori said...

What a cute card! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday for our Primary Colors/Buttons challenge this week!

Ellen said...

What a beautiful CAS design. I love the texture the EF added! Thanks for playing at Inkspirational!

Tracie said...

Love your color choices on your card. Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

Jodene said...

I love the crocodile skin pattern on the background, your card is great! Thanks for playing along with us at Seize The Birthday :)

Kelly Schelske said...

Such great texture!! Love it!

Sorry for the late comments. Thank you for playing along with us at Di's Digis!! I sure hope you'll join us again for the new challenge that just opened today!

Hugs, Kelly

Majo said...

Wow, love it, so very CAS! Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

Lizzie R said...

CAS stunner! Great card! Thanks for joining us over at Twisted Tuesday Challenges!