Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Card Concept 1

Hi friends!
I'm so excited to share a new challenge blog with you
called The Card Concept.
It's a bi-weekly challenge blog with 
several very talented designers to inspire (VERY talented!),
and this is their very1st challenge!
Here's the challenge photo:

It's as simple as using the photo's colors
and choosing one of 6 style themes.

I'm a layering girl, so when I saw one of the styles was Clean and Layering,
I was in!
I quickly connected to Kay and Kerin with their lovely layered samples.

My card features Lil Inkers Stitched cover plate layered over a pink pattern paper, all over 
PTI's Melon Berry cardstock.

And then more layers!
Happy Birthday medallion: PTI 2012 Birthday Tags
Ink: PTI Smokey Shadow
Cork border: Spellbinders Nestibilities Labels 4
Bigger Blooms &Turning a New Leaf dies: PTI
I'm absolutely smitten with the new Lunette and Oriel Butterfly dies from Memory Box!

I spritzed the wings with some Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst 'Teeth Chattering Teal'
for a bit of shimmer.


Had some fun layering the clear embossed posies around.
Added some Stickles to the centers of a few of them.

Sorry about the long post, but I couldn't take a bad picture today.
How often does that happen?!?!?!

Be sure to visit The Card Concept, and see what style you would create.


There's a PS!
I'm awed by the challen'gees' 
Wow there are some gorgeous entries!

PPS, Possible Classy & Elegant? Hard to decide.
Thanks Cathy for clarifying a bit!

11 comments:

  1. Wow, I love this card! I am always in awe of people who can layer like this, the different textures are fab. Cx

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  3. Just dropping by to say how much I enjoyed your card, I love your cork border so much

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  4. Nancy your cards always make me smile--gorgeous. Thank you so much for joining us at the Card Concept for the first challenge!

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  5. I am a fan of butterflies anyway, but this one is especially beautiful! The work you put into making this gorgeous card is apparent. It's a real WOW!! Thank you for joining us this week at The Card Concept!

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  6. Oh WOW! I love this one!! Amazing...i love your layering and the pretty butterfly!!!
    Thank you for joining us at The Card Concept!!

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  7. gorgeous, so glad you played along with us at Card Concept!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  8. Wow. This is a stunner! I am a huge fan of that Lil Inker die...love the patterned paper peeking from behind it and all those pretty flowers and beautiful die cut butterfly. I love it...I think it looks pretty Classy and Elegant too...hard to choose between those two styles!

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  9. Gorgeous card, Nancy! The cork is a wonderful addition to your card, giving great texture. I am thinking this is pretty classy and elegant, too. ;) Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept.

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  10. Gorgeous card my dear! Love that butterfly die! And all the pretty layers!!

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  11. You are indeed a layering girl, Nancy! One I can only aspire to being! Congratulations on the well-deserved win at The Card Concept for this gorgeous card!! Hugs, Darnell

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