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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Imagine ....

“Life just doesn’t hand you things. You have to get out there and make things happen. That’s the exciting part.” ~ Emeril Lagasse 

Good morning!

Today is the start of a new color challenge at The Outlawz
Our Sponsor for the month of September is Through the Craft Room Door with a one year subscription to the magazine.

This week we are using an inspiration photo ... 

Here is my card inspired by the above photo:
I see books and color.
For me, you can not have one without the other and books mean adventure into other worlds, times and lives.

I used various bold colors to sponge in the background which I cut to size and then topped with the die cut trees. 

The stars peeking through the branches were created with a White Gel pen then topped with a touch of Pearl Smooch. 

Supplies: Card size 5 x 7
Cardstock from The Paper Studio, Stampin Up! & Bazzill
White Gel Pen
Pearl Smooch
"Tree frame" die from Gina Marie Designs
Sentiments from The Angel Company "Dance with your Spirit" and "Explore"

Thanks so much for stopping by!
(Hugs) Cara

I entered this card in the following Challenge(s)


Theresa said...

stunning card Cara. love your background. could see this as a christmas card in blues, hugs xx

Christina Hor said...

Oh simply stunning Cara! The simplicity of the design and the colors made this card fit for so many different occasion. Now you must list those background colors for me. They're so beautiful and I love their boldness. And wonderful use of the white gel pen too. It's amazing what beauty a little white gel pen can do to a card! Have a lovely rest of your day Cara. Hugs.

Rannah Romps said...

Beautiful vibrant colors. Love it.

wannabcre8tive said...

So pretty, I love the bright and vibrant colors.

Lisa :) said...

This is a really beautiful card. I like how it's "simple" but not plain at all. Idk if I'm making sense but I just love this.

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous card great coloured background and love the die-cut trees very dramatic against the colour---Thank you for joining us at Love To Craft
Carol DT x

Dee Vee said...

What a beautiful card and it matches the inspiration so well. Thank you for sharing it with us at Scrappers Delights.


Carla's Cards said...

Nice work, this a lovely colorful scenic design! Thanks for sharing with Scrapper's Delights!

Chana Malkah said...

What a beautiful interpretation of the inspiration photo! The composition of your card is perfect! Thanks for dropping this into our mailbox at 613 Avenue Create!
Chana, Owner