Friday, July 20, 2012

Friday Feature with Raisin Boat

Good Morning!  I hope you've had a great week.  I know I am super happy its Friday - I am so ready for the weekend.

This month's challenge at Raisin Boat is really simple - Birthday.  Just use your favorite Raisin Boat stamps to create a birthday card and you're in the running to win some fabulous RB stamps.  Don't have any?  Well, then it's a good time to start your trial membership.  For $5.99 you get 2 stamp sets to play with and when you're done, you just send them back and anxiously await your next 2 stamp sets to arrive in your mailbox.

So here's the card I made to share with you today.  I created it using the colors from ColourQ and the sketch from Sketch n Stash.  My stashed item would have to be the embossing folder - haven't used that one in awhile.


My card features the All In Toile set.  I kept it pretty simple, but I think it looks really elegant.  It probably needs a bow or bling, but like it said I kept it pretty simple.

Now head on over to the Raisin Boat blog to play along with us.

Supplies:
Stamps:  All In Toile (Raisin Boat)
Ink:  Tuxedo Black, Rich Cocoa, Ladybug Red
Card stock:  Kraft (SU!), Black Granite, Red Delicious (Raisin Boat)
Tools:  border punch (EK Success), 7/8" & 1" circle punches, Cuttlebug, Script emb folder
Embellishments:  Pear Tart BH Collection ribbon (Raisin Boat)


8 Encouraging Thoughts:

onecraftymama said...

That pop of green ribbon is so unexpected but just the right bright touch! Love this :)

Debbie said...

This is so pretty!! I love the embossing and the un-straight image!! It is very elegant!

Theresa said...

Such a beautiful card! Love the embossing and the red. Just lovely!!

Sue said...

A really lovely card and the embossing looks fab

thanks for joining us at SnS

sue
xx

Sylvia said...

Lovely card, Melissa, I love your embossed and rubbed background! thanks for sharing your card with us at the ColourQ this week.

Noelle said...

Wonderful card, Melissa! I love the b/w panel on the front, the crispness of that looks great against the sponged background:) Thanks so much for playing at ColourQ this week! :)

Kristen said...

great choice on the embossing folder - it looks great with the white on top!

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xo, Kristina
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Julie said...

Great card, Melissa - very elegant! Thanks for playing along with us at SNS this fortnight, Juliexx

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