Friday, September 30, 2011

Stampin' Up! Extreme Elements, I {heart} Hearts and Basic Phrases make an Anniversary Card

Hi Hi! I had a big Stampin' Up! order arrive on Tuesday, but I haven't had much of a chance to get inky... This evening, while there has been nothing on tv, I went into the craft room to have a bit of fun... This card was just screaming to be made, it's been in my head a while, so it came together really quickly!
This is a pretty simple card, I stopped into the newsagents today, and picked up some luggage tags for this purpose :) I used a Crumbcake (Kraft) base, sponged lightly around the edges. I embossed a piece of Real Red using the Big Shot, and a non Stampin' Up! embossing folder, I layered a piece of Chocolate Chip card on top, leaving a gap in the middle of the tape. I wrapped some button twine around, and attached a button. The tag has been stamped with the 'splash' from Extreme Elements (one of my newest acquisitions) and the heart was stamped in Real Red on a scrap of card. I stamped the sentiment from Basic Phrases in the corner, using my Stamp-a-majig to line it up perfectly, a little bit of Real Red ribbon was threaded through and stapled to hold it in place. Here is another shot of the card, showing the tag out
I am entering this into three challenges, the first is Freshly Made Sketches, which has another great sketch (see below), the second challenge is The Lollipop Ladies Red Frogs challenge, and to use movement... which I have done with the removable tag and the colour inspiration. The final challenge I'm entering this into is the CAS-ual Fridays ribbon loops challenge. 
Thanks for dropping round :)
Happy Stamping!

14 comments:

Michele Gross said...

Really cute card! I love the texture and your little ribbon tab on the tag. Glad you had some fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Linda Callahan said...

Love the twine and the woodgrain details! Very cute! So glad you joined us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Annmaree (Emu) said...

beaut card, love the tag and the texture!

LuvLoz said...

Wonderful card. I like the texture of the red background and the idea of the removable tag.

Thanks for playing at The Lollipop Ladies!

Tui Nathan said...

This is super Jess ... I love everything about it ... that red woodgrain is just gorgeous and the use of Extreme Elements on your tag is a great effect! Love the twine and I love the button!
And, I love your card!!!
Thank you for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

Jen said...

This is great Jess. Love that woodgrain embossed background and how the tag comes out! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Lesley Croghan said...

I agree with Tui, the red woodgrain is gorgeous! Love the twine and button too! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Carol said...

Great idea - lovely card !

Christy Q said...

That is one neat embossed background - love the effect that it gives. The buttontwine also gives such a great earthy look to the card which complements the woodgrain background and the heart.

Elaine said...

Great card. I really like the twine with the button. Also what a good idea with the tag. Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Ladies.

Sandy said...

Hi Jess, love the colour combo on this one and also the twine and button looks great,
Sandy

Laura Davis said...

What a yummy card!
Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
Laura

Jaclyn Miller said...

Great card and colors. I love that the tag comes out. Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays.

Julie Day said...

Love your card and how the tag comes out! Love the texture too :) Thanks for playing this week at CAS-ual Fridays!