Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Perfect Punches Birthday

Here's another card I did over the weekend.  It looks pretty simple doesn't it?  Well let me tell you.  It wasn't!


I wanted to use the sketch at Seize the Birthday.  Here it is.....



Did you notice that I left of a couple of layers?  I tried everything I could think of and liked it best just like this.  Maybe I can get those layers in a guy card for next week.

CAS Colours and Sketches is having a colors or (colours) week.


I did get all the colors (colours) in.

Pixies Crafty Workshop  still has the playground open and this was mostly made from snippets.  So I'll skip over there to share this and see what everybody's up to.

All supplies are Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted

Card Recipe
Stamps:  Perfect Punches
Ink:  Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Paper:  Bashful Blue, Whisper White, Raspberry Ripple, DSP
Other:  Lacy Oval and Ovals Nesties (Spellbinder), Triple Flower Punch (retired), Itty Bitty Punch Pack, Basic Rhinestones.

Thanks for stopping by.

Enjoy!






24 comments:

The Crafty Laydee said...

Hi Bonnie,
Another lovely card :)You did a good job with the sketch and matching up the colours too.
Nessa xx

Stacey Schafer said...

darling! glad you joined in the fun at Seize the Birthday!

Sue - said...

Great card and I think if you had put the other layers on it would not have looked so good - sometimes less really is more!

Aileen said...

Love your use of the colours and the little flowers are very sweet. Some cards just work against us, but no one would know you had a struggle. x

Tracey McNeely said...

Beautiful Bonnie, that white die cut is gorgeous!

Lizy Bartaby said...

This is beautiful Bonnie! Such lush colours and I rather like your version of the sketch :)
Lizy xx

Benzi said...

Sometimes you just do what you have to do and the card turned out to be gorgeous.

I'm trying to get a Merry Monday card made this week. Hope I make it.

jimlynn said...

Bonnie, sometimes the easiest cards turn out to be the hardest! But this turned out wonderful! So lovely and you just can't beat that Bashful Blue.
Glad you're playing along at Seize the Birthday again too!
Lynn

Cynthia said...

I like it like this too! Those tiny flowers are just adorable!!

MaryH said...

I agree - I liked YOUR take on the sketch better. I think if you had added more 'stuff' it would have looked less light & airy. I think this is a very pretty card and you did the color combo very nicely adhering to the colors. Great job, and I loved it! TFS

scrappymo! said...

Mmmm...I like your way too!!! Just seems to suit it better.

Narelle Farrugia said...

Pretty way to combine those colours Bonnie - I think you've created a lovely card!

sandie said...

Bonnie, this is a gorgeous take on the sketch and colours and I like your CAS version. It may look simple but we know it wasn't easy!! Thanks for joining us at CAS-Colour and Sketches

Kylie said...

I think that your 'tweaking' has made for a beautiful card. I love it! Thanks so much for playing along at CC&S xx

Louise van Vuren said...

Very lovely birthday card, great use of our colours, it's so bright and cheerful! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS Colours and Sketches

Louise xx

Susan said...

I really like what you did with the sketch - you made it more CAS! I'm a big believer in "less is more"! Lovely card with the fancy border and the sweet little flowers.

Marisa said...

Gorgeous nestie to frame that sentiment and great take on the sketch.

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Beautiful creation and I like your version of the sketch. I find that sometimes I head in a direction that I keep trying to make work and realize that I'm not on the right path and change it up. I hope you are having a great day, Shirleyx

Paula Knall said...

This is stunning Bonnie! Thank you for joining us at CAS Colours & Sketches this week! Paula xxx

Darnell J Knauss said...

Oh, phew, glad to see you didn't go sit down for long! Another beauty, Bonnie, and a fab use of snippets, too. And, no, it doesn't look easy when you stop and really look at it. It looks like a lot of fussy detail which you executed perfectly! (Psst, I don't think it needs any more layers, tshh!)

Greta said...

Came out great--didn't need those other layers!

Di said...

Hi Bonnie, a brilliant card and perfect as it is. Oh boy, did I struggle with the STB sketch - so pleased that someone as accomplished as you also found it tricky-woo!!

Hugs, Di xx

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

It's a lovely card. I like using sketches for a card layout, but not if they be difficult ones!!! I don't do STRUGGLING! You've made a very nice card from the sketch.

Hugs
Sarn xxx

Loll Thompson said...

Perfect ... who needs those extra layers anyways??!! :) Love it. Loll xx