Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Fall Colors

Just a quick post tonight so I can clean up my table and finish up a couple of Halloween cards I was working on this afternoon.  I've had stampin' therapy two days in a row now and I'm feeling good!

This little card is going to several challenges.

The Paper Players #64 Challenge is to make a CAS card using animals or plants.  Thanks Ann, for the CAS challenge.  They're my favorites.

Featured Stamper Challenge at SCS.  You can see Linda's (aka Morningsun47) inspiration card here.  I used a different stamp and colors and left off the buttons.

The SUO (Stampin' Up! Only) challenge#28 is to use Fall Colors.

The Less is More #33 challenge, anything CAS goes.  This is my third card for this challenge.  They are almost half way to their 1000 submissions goal.

I inked the silhouette stamp in the My Friend set with markers, spritzed with water and stamped on Naturals White.  Unfortunately, it didn't stamp well.  So I colored the flowers and leaves with the markers.  I was really disappointed with the way it turned out, but cut it down and made a card from it anyway.

Card Recipe
Stamps:  My Friend, Short and Sweet
Ink:  SU Markers (Cajun Craze, Always Artichoke, Early Espresso)
Paper:  Naturals White, Cajun Craze, So Saffron

Thanks so much for stopping by.  I've enjoyed reading your comments today and visiting your blogs.

Enjoy,

18 comments:

Ann Craig said...

Love your eye catching card Bonnie. the colours and design are simply gorgeous.

Joanne Travis said...

So clean and simply sweet! Love this design, Bonnie. Glad you are getting in some stamping time, it's amazing what a lift to the spirits that is :)

Mary Brown said...

Love the simplicity of it and how you used the mats to pull out some of the color! Thanks for joining us on SUO Challenges!

Chrissie said...

Just gorgeous Bonnie!
Thanks so much for helping in our attempt at 1000 entries to our challenge this week.
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Mandi said...

This is fabulous Bonnie

COntinued thanks
Mandi
LIM

Benzi said...

Such a beautiful way to say 'thank you'. Lovely card, Bonnie!

Heidi Baks said...

I love the CAS layout. And it is a great idea to focus that main image just in one corner! I find that stamp a little overwhelming, so I think a little is a lot here. Thanks for joining us at SUO Challenges.

Ann Schach said...

What a fabulous clean and simple layout! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players this week!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Gosh, isn't stamp therapy THE BEST?? This is a sweet CAS card...hoping those LIMettes get to their goal!

Susan said...

Bonnie, your color combination is just awesome!! Love the sheer simplicity of this card..yet it speaks volumes!!

LeAnne said...

I am in need of some stamping therapy for sure! This is a lovely CAS card; I am impressed that you switched gears and continued on when your first try didn't work out as planned! It's lovely! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week!

Tara Bilbao said...

Your therapy is really paying off. This is such a sweet card. I love the colors and the clean calm look of the card. Thank you for playing with The Paper Players!

Lesley Croghan said...

Lovely creation Bonnie...the way you coloured that stamped image is really neat! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Players.

Shirley said...

Very simply elegant and so pretty, Bonnie!!

Sandie Conner said...

Perfectly CAS, great card! Thanks for having fun with The Paper Players this week.

Julie Marshall said...

Love that you included layers in your CAS design. The colors are gorgeous Bonnie! Thanks so much for joining us again this week at the Paper Players.

Kris said...

Simply pretty :))

Michelle Laycock said...

Simply beautiful!