Monday, March 15, 2010

CAS Birthday

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I was happy to make this card this morning, as it:

  • fulfilled the CAS Challenge #58 at SCS here, which was to use shades of green, brown and a neutral
  • fulfilled the need for my nephew’s birthday card (and I think they really don’t care what’s on the front, just what’s INSIDE!)
  • got some scraps off my desk that I had been pushing around for a while
  • uses vintage images, which I love!

So here it is:

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I wanted to incorporate the third image, a green birdhouse, into the mix, but somehow it just didn’t fit in, so I went with a larger square card just using these two images.  They are from the Graphics Fairy, printed on Very Vanilla and distressed with some Close to Cocoa ink, then mounted on a scrap of mossy green Christmas paper I had from yesterday’s card (the flip side!).  I added a big eyelet and a simple sentiment and off in the mail it will go!  Thanks for visiting today…..Dana & I are feeling better, although seeing sunshine would certainly do all of us some good.  Later this week—temps in the 60s!!  Yahoo!

11 comments:

  1. I just love this card LeAnne! This would be a huge hit with DH too as both images are things near and dear to his heart. Love the soft colors too. ~chris

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  2. This is a perfect card for the men in our lives. I love that bicycle image.
    Great work in cleaning up your desk and getting a card in the mail :)

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  3. This is fabulous, LeAnne! Love the color combination and those terrific images ... a wonderful CAS card!!

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  4. Love this. It is a great guy card.

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  5. Love these images...especially that bicycle. I'm always drawn to bicycle images. GREAT card, LeAnne!

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  6. I'm afraid that I'll never, EVER, get the urge to make cards again. Have you ever gone belly up where being "creative" is concerned? (beyond being entrenched in wedding plans)

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  7. love the CAS style, this is fabulous!
    blessings, Maria

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  8. Ooh, I love those images! Very nice cas card!

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  9. Great card, LeAnne! Those images are fabulous!

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