Monday, January 9, 2012

Clean & Simple Card Making, Day 1


I'm thrilled to be taking the online class called Clean & Simple Card Making.  Here is my first card, using the second sketch from Day 1's class:

Clean & Simple Card Making, Day 1, sketch 2

I used the negative image from a die cut (Sizzix  Sizzlits Branch with Leaves), cut from a scrap of polished stone paper I had in my stash, a pretty light teal color.  It was tied with a simple white seam binding, and then popped above the surface of the card.  The sentiment is from an older Archiver's/Hero set AR137 Script Messages, stamped in Adirondack Stream ink.  I also used an art flower from Hero Arts CH168 Meadow collection, centered with a plain white button.

27 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Lin! Love the blue green colors on your outline!

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  2. Beautiful CAS card with your fabulous touches! Love that pretty teal color, and it looks wonderful with the darker blue! Nicely done, Lin! :)

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  3. Pretty colour Lin and I love how you used the negative space of the leaf!

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  4. Beautiful Card! Love the elements and colour you've used.

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  5. It is beautiful Lin! Love the negative die - I haven't tried that yet. Love your colors :)

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  6. Wow! What an amazing look with the leaves! Beautiful colors!

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  7. Lovely card Lin. Great to see you in the class. I will try and post my card tomorrow:)

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  8. totally brilliant, Lin! the negative die cut looks so good with the flower.

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  9. I could stare at that little blue bird at the top of your blog for hours...he's just so handsome! Lovely card too! :)

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  10. Wow. This one just blows me away! LOVE your use of the negative die cut with the polished stone panel!

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  11. Stunning work Lin! I LOVE these colours and the way you used the negative die! So glad you are also taking the class!

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  12. Oh, Lin, what a beautiful interpretation of the sketch...just lovely! I hope you enjoy the class...I'm sure it is wonderful!

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  13. This turned out really lovely Lin. I love this idea of using the negative image of a die cut.

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  14. just beautiful Lin. I wish that was taking the class....

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  15. Simple elegance, love this Lin!

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  16. Fabulous class card. Love what you have done with the leaf die here!

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  17. Oh I love this...it's gorgeous!

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  18. Beautiful, I really like the bird one( because I loooove birds)

    you working well!... or play well ?? :0)

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  19. SO gorgeous!! I love the colors and ribbon details! That diecut is so perfect for this, too! I also made cards from taking this class! YAY that we are "classmates" :)

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  20. Lin the use of the negative die cut is a visual stunner!

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  21. Gorgeous; I love the use of the negative die andthat leaf looks amazing. That shade of teal is wonderful choice!

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  22. GORGEOUS, Lin! I love the blue and white color combo--beautiful negative image used!!

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  23. Hello classmate, love your card. I signed in yesterday.

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  24. Beautiful card Lin! Love the use of the negative die cut!

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!