Sunday, May 14, 2017

Addicted to CAS and AAA Card Challenges

This morning I have a card made for the AAA Card Challenge #90 - Embossing and Addicted to CAS Challenge #111 - Code Word Pink so I thought I would combine the two to make my card today. I made a card this morning using the same technique (called Distressed Elegance) I featured here on my blog since all of that is still sitting on my desk. I love the combination of Pink and Gold, no matter which color of pink it is. Since this was simple and both of the challenges focus on Clean and Simple Cards, I just rolled with it.

I still have several panels of 4.25 x 5.5 inch cardstock sitting on my desk.  I primarily use color for background panels so it seems I always have lots of these. I have a folder next to my desk that I keep anything smaller than a half sheet in so I can check there first if I need or want a certain color.  This particular shade of pink happens to be Papertrey Ink's Lovely Lady Cardstock. This is definitely a cool pink color, but it's quite vibrant.


I used dry embossing for my background and heat embossing for my sentiment. The Embossing Folder is Anna Griffin's Pirouette.  I've had mine for a while but I checked and you can still get one on Amazon. You could also check Hallmark Scrapbooks and Crafts or Scrapbook.com. I die cut the panel using Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangle Dies in the largest size. The sentiment banner is from Tag Sale: Quilted and the sentiment is a stamp from Botanical Blocks, both by Papertrey Ink. The butterfly is from Concord & 9th's Floral & Flutter Die and is my second favorite butterfly die. 

This was a super fast card in a perfectly CAS Style.  I hope you enjoyed it and that you'll come back soon.  I promise to move on to a new style of card today!  

7 comments:

  1. I LOVE how you created this. It looks STUNNING with the pink and gold!!

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  2. I'm in total agreement with you about pink and gold looking stunning together. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  3. Gold embossing is my favourite and you've done a superb job on your card. Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!

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  4. This is gorgeous! I love the gold and pink together.

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  5. Perfectly beautiful! Love the elegance of the gold embossing on the pink!
    Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

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  6. This is so pretty! Thanks for joining us at AAA Cards!

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  7. Vicki, what a gorgeous background you created The little touches of gold with the pink are fabulous. So glad you joined us at Addicted to CAS this week
    jaydee

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