Monday, April 25, 2011

A Little Something I Made

...for a swap I was in recently. I wanted to wait until the exchange had taken place before posting here. Of course, I totally forgot to post and now my camera is on loan elsewhere. Luckily I took a few shots with my phone.
I used the Sophia paper pack from the latest CTMH Idea Book to create two 4x4 cards. For the first, I wanted to try something a little different and ended up with a gatefold card. Not particularly unusual, but not something generally found in a card this size. I used the back of the very colourful floral paper to get a more muted look.
Then I paired the patterned paper with the new CTMH kraft cardstock because I just love pink and brown together. A few pearls and a little sentiment on the inside finished the look. This card uses no foam dots anywhere *gasp* making it very easy to send through the mail.

Since these papers are mostly very pink and girly, I also wanted to do something with no pink at all. Here's what I ended up with:

I created this card from the Pear polka dot patterned paper in this pack. Pear is one of my favourites of the new colours CTMH released last summer so, of course, I had to use it. I think it looks stunning next to the black. I thought about colouring in the Chocolate flower button with a black sharpie, but in the end I left it as is, and you can't really tell anyway. I think next time I'll try Pear with some gray and see how that looks...

All Products Used Available from Close to My Heart
Smile Recipe:
Paper - Sophia; Cardstock - Kraft, Chocolate; Stamps - Sophia WOTG, C1440 Take a Picture, C1396 Love Birds; Ink - Chocolate, Blush; Opaques - Pearl.

Amazing Recipe:
Paper - Sophia; Cardstock - White Daisy, Black, Pear; Stamps - Sophia WOTG, C1437 Happy Moments; Ink - Pear; Buttons - Basic; Corner Rounder (for scallops)


Until next time.
Hugs and kisses...
TraceyJean
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4 comments:

WrinkleFreeDiva said...

Very pretty cards!

Kisa said...

These cards are very nice. Thank you for sharing Tracey.

Kiwi The Kreator said...

LOVE that green, white and black combo!!!

Anonymous said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!

LOVE YA...J

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