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for your inspiration 27

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5 April 2012

for your inspiration 27

This is my second post today, please scroll down to see my CASE study card.

I'm going to jump right in with this stunning, dramatic photo for this weeks For Your Inspiration challenge.

This month For Your Inspiration is being sponsored by The Cutting Cafe and I used their "You're in my thoughts greetings inside and out" set on my card today.

I was drawn to that little black and yellow buoy floating in the corner and I translated that into a chevron background with a pop of yellow and then the upright structure of the lighthouse became my flowers!

Supplies: Stamps - Paper Smooches geo-graphic; Digi - The Cutting Cafe you're in my thoughts greetings inside and out; Inks - Versacolor sky gray, canary; Paper - Papertrey Ink smokey shadow, Stampin' Up basic black; Die - Memory Box chloe stem; Stampin' Up rhinestones

Although it doesn't show up in this photo particularly well, one flower stem is cut in dark grey and one in black.

And here's a look at the inside. So the sentiment reads "Please forgive me .... Your friendship means a lot to me!"

I really must do more with the insides of my cards. I always add a mat of white card to give a nice finish and depending on the colour of the card base, a white mat is easy to write on. However, I've seen some lovely insides of cards where the inside has been given as much care and attention as the front. Something to work on :)

Please call be these lovely ladies for more inspiration:

DebbieDebby - that's me!



At 5 April 2012 at 08:22 , Blogger Pauline said...

This is a fab take on the challenge picture, it's so dramatic and beautiful! Love the chevrons and the pop of the flower stems, a lovely card.

At 5 April 2012 at 09:31 , Blogger Michelle said...

Debby, there is so much that I like in this card! I love the grey chevrons with the pop of yellow, I love the two greys of your flowers, but I think most of all, I love that bling! Beautiful! Forgiveness is guaranteed! :-)

At 5 April 2012 at 13:46 , Blogger StephC said...

Everything about this card is fantastic! You have such a way with interpreting the photos, and you're a master at CAS my friend! Love it!

At 5 April 2012 at 14:51 , Blogger Sanketi said...

I love how you translate these photos..Great job!

At 5 April 2012 at 15:46 , Blogger SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Hi Debby - love your CAS take on the inspiration pic. and the Memory Box die is awesome. Great design, gorgeous bling!
Have a happy weekend - Sylvia x

At 5 April 2012 at 15:55 , Blogger Aimes said...

Beautiful! I love that colour combo and it's sooooo trendy with the chevrons!
I neglect the inside of my cards...although I recently dressed one up and it looks so much better! I think I just get so excited at finishing one card front that my mind is already on to the next project LOL!
Hope you're enjoying the hols!

At 5 April 2012 at 20:05 , Blogger Vicki Dutcher said...

Too funny I didn't even see that buoy! Sheesh - LOVE that light gray chevron bg!!

At 6 April 2012 at 19:29 , Blogger Sara Mac said...

Debby I always love your interpretation of these photos and this is no exception. Just perfect.

At 12 April 2012 at 20:50 , Blogger Kimberly said...

Debby - great card! I love the chevrons with the pop of yellow. Awesome job!

At 15 April 2012 at 20:34 , Blogger Kathlene said...

Oh my this is quite stunning. That's quite an impressive inspirational photo and I am crazy about your interpretation and that lovely card. Awesome talent, Debby. Hugs, Kathy


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