Saturday, June 02, 2012

Long Live the Queen!

Today I made a card for several challenges ... first of all "Less Is More" - color challenge - red, white and blue to honor Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne!  She is amazing!!

This card also fits for SCS "Free For All" Challenge (F4A119 - congrats or grad card without a cap, diploma or owl!).

And ... "CAS-ual Fridays" Challenge (CFC55 - add some bling!).  Whew!  I can't believe I hit all three challenges with the one CAS card!

"Congratulations"


Stamps:  Love & Laughter (SU!)
Paper:  Whisper White, Pacific Point polka-dot DP, Real Red striped DP (SU!)
Ink:  Pacific Point
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Square Lattice embossing folder (Sizzix), three mini red gemstones, glue, and sticky strips



I cut the DP's into strips (Pacific Point - 1 3/4"; Real Red - 1", Whisper White - 3/4").  I ran the white strip through my Big Shot with the Square Lattice embossing folder.  I cut the "V" on the ends of the strips and then dry-fit them to see where I should stamp my sentiment.  I removed the strips, stamped the sentiment and then added the three mini red gemstones with glue.  I adhered the strips using sticky strips.  Quick and easy card!


22 comments:

  1. This is a great CAS card! Thanks for sharing; I love the pattern and texture.

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  2. THIS IS FABULOUS!!! LOVE the different pennants--and a PERFECT CAS card! Just the right amount of bling! :)

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  3. Perfect, balanced and I just love the whole idea of it!

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  4. Wow....CAS, yet so creative and colorful. LOVE it all. Congratulations is definitely in order for you wonderful Queen Elizabeth. What an amazing lady. TFS

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  5. What a great idea to make a card with Queen Elizabeth in mind!! And what a fabulous card it is! I love the combination of dots, stripes, and texture!

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  6. AWESOME CAS card! love the textures and perfect for the occasion:)

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  7. It's a fabulous card too Loll!
    Thanks so much for joining us!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  8. What a superb CAS design! I love the different textures and patterns of your papers!

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  9. Smashing idea - also a great way to use up scraps

    Kathyk

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  10. Terrific card Loll
    I often play around with bits of paper and often they look great!
    Thank you very much
    mandi
    "Less is more"

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  11. very smart, great embossing on the white, and the bling is a great finishing touch.

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  12. These banners are just fantastic! Love the embossing.

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  13. Love the different textures on the banners. A super card. xx

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  14. Absolutely brilliant Lol - such a great idea.

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  15. Great card! LOVE how you layered those banner pieces- so fun! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays! ;)

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  16. Great patriotic colours and gorgeous design. Love it. Thanks so much for playing with us @ CAS-ual Friday Challenge Blog.

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  17. Fabulous designing Loll! love it!

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  18. full of elegance and restraint. Ideally completed your challenge

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  19. Love your card! I love the different banners...so pretty!

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  20. Fab banners! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week :)

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  21. Three cheers for the Queen! I actually remember seeing Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip in Vancouver in 1959. I still have the press release in my scrapbook. This is a beautiful CAS Loll. Fit for a Queen!

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