Wednesday, April 4, 2018

You're Awesome Card (RCC #17)

Hello everyone!! :o)

Today I want to share with you this CAS (clean and simple), You're Awesome Card.


This Rainbow Color Card (RCC) is the seventeenth card I made for a Celebrating 30 Days of Pisces 2018 personal challenge. If you want to find out more about it, just follow the link provided. :o)


My card is a CASE of gorgeous card made by Francine Vuillème of 1001 cartes. Amazing CAS design. LOVE!!! :o)

I went with same design, card shape and layout as Francine, but I used different products, used different color of cardstock for a card base, skipped adding tiny details and went with more neutral look. :o)

Francine is a very talented and creative crafty friend from Switzerland. I love her crafting style. Her amazing designs and stunning coloring are an inspiration. :o)

Stop by Francine´s blog, 1001 cartes, and see more hers stunning creations. You can find her also over at InstagramYouTubeFBPinterest.




How I made my card...

For my card I used stamps from UNIKO 'Explosion! Additions' stamp set.

My first intention was to stamp an explosion shape on a panel and to make a card, but my stamping was not successful.

The shape is full of tiny dots and I managed to smear ink on one part. It didn't look nice. Instead of throwing it away, I cut out the explosion shape carefully and used negative part as a stencil. :o)

I placed my handmade stencil on a white square cardstock paper panel and blended Distress Inks through the stencil following the rainbow pattern. I removed the stencil and left colors to set up for half an hour.

I stamped a sentiment in the center of the rainbow explosion shape, glued the panel on a black square cardstock base and my card was finished. :o)


Card dimensions: 102 mm x 102 mm (4" x 4")

List of supplies:
  • UNIKO 'Explosion! Additions' stamp set
  • white cardstock paper
  • black cardstock paper
  • Ranger Archival Ink, Jet Black
  • Tim's Holtz Distress Inks:
    • Mustard Seed
    • Spiced Marmalade
    • Festive Berries
    • Wilted Violet
    • Blueprint Sketch
    • Salty Ocean
    • Twisted Citron
  • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
  • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm)
  • bone folder
  • scissors
  • Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool
  • handmade stencil

I LOVE how my card turned out, as well as the stencil, which I used to make one more card in this RCC series (I'll share the card tomorrow) and is still in a good shape to use it at least one more time. :o) Thank you Francine for the inspiration! 



I'm linking my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) Addicted to Stamps and More, Challenge #286 - Anything Goes
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

2) Cards in Envy, Get Negative! Card Challenge
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.
Negative: stamped a shape on a cardstock paper, cut out the shape, used negative as a stencil.


I'm also linking my card to a very meaningful 2018 Stamping For Autism Awareness Blog Hop, organized by Veronica Zalis of So Many Stamps So Little Time. Wonderful job Veronica! :o)



Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)


Milka

16 comments:

  1. Lovely CAS card!! Very striking ad colorful!

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  2. You did an amazing job CASEing Francine, Milka! This is brilliant and totally CASlicious! You should also link it up to the Autism Hop!! ❤️Hugs, Darnell

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  3. Beautiful star burst and great idea to use the negative of a die for a stencil. Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy.

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  4. Hi! Your handmade stencil is awesome and I love your rainbow stamping! Thanks for sharing your great card with us at Cards In Envy Challenge!

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  5. Sure is an awesome card, love the CAS design x

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  6. ohhhh LOVE the big pop of color!!! thanks for playing with Cards In Envy!!!!

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