Sunday, April 15, 2012

CAS-ual Fridays...Opposites Attract

I thank you all so much for the sweet comments on my Friday post...it made me feel so special in the midst of all my nervousness!!  I will be straight with you...there is a bit of self imposed pressure to make the most amazing cards after you've been invited to be a part of a design team...but I realized something the other day(although I've always known it, but have to keep reminding myself).  I am me...and my cards are me...it's not my charming personality, or smashing good looks :) by which Michele invited me to be a part of her team...so I have decided... I will just keep doing what I've been doing, always trying to do better, and it'll be ok!!  Just be yourself!!...hmmm... a great sentiment for a card but it's a fantastic thought for life!!!   I am a bit nervous but so very excited:)!!!   That being said, the challenge for this week at CAS-ual Fridays is to make a card using 2 opposite colors from the color wheel .
  I googled color wheel and chose the 2 tertiary colors on the left and right...I chose Tangerine Tango and Taken With Teal to make the flowers for my card:
I opted to keep the card as white as I could to show off the color of the flowers.  I used the postage stamp die from Papertrey Ink, the flowers are Memory Box, the sentiment is Hero Arts.  Layered the postage stamp rectangles for depth and dimension, and scored 2 lines on top and bottom of flowers.  The card is 4 x 6...I just liked having 3 of each flower, so made it a bit longer than A2 card.
Thanks for visiting me today!! Hugs!! Lisa

17 comments:

  1. Lisa, thank you so much for the comment on my entry, and I have just taken a look at some of your cards! They are just marvelous as is your "hello" card for this CAS Friday!

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  2. What an awesome card!

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  3. This is fabulous, Lisa! I love how you changed your card dimensions to fit your flowers... I am right there with you about the pressure of being on the team. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. This is an exciting time for us!

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  4. Lisa, I echo what Deb said. My stomach has been doing flips but, like you, I've just said that I only know how to do me. :) Your card is awesome. I love the white space and the texture of that paper, and the flowers are perfect.

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  5. All that white really showcases those pretty flowers! Just beautiful with the scoring and punched stamps.

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  6. Oh Lisa, your card is divine!

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  7. This is so pretty!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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  8. Lisa, this sounds like a conversation I would have with myself. I have to remind myself of exactly what you say. Your card is FABulous! Love it!!

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  9. I love this card - its gorgeous! You will be wonderful on the design team - don't forget to have fun and enjoy it:) Hugs x x

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  10. Those little flowers are adorable on the postage die! Super cute take on the challenge!

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  11. This card is beautiful! Great job with the color challenge! Your cards are always beautiful so you have nothing to worry about!

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  12. Very pretty! Love the white backdrop for those flowers and special size!

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  13. Very pretty! Love the white backdrop for those flowers and special size!

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  14. Beautiful card Lisa, the colours really pop. I love the variety of textures you've created too!

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  15. So glad you came to that conclusion because your cards are just amazing, clean and simple...what more could you want!!!
    This is just a fine example of what I mean...those postage stamps sit perfectly in a row *sigh* perfection :0)
    Jenny x

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  16. This is one FABULOUS card as I can see that you poured your heart and talent into this! Love it, Lisa!

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I so appreciate your comments...thank for taking the time to write:)!! Hugs!! Lisa