Saturday, March 24, 2012

The Bold and the Beautiful

This week's challenge at CAS-ual Fridays is to make a CAS card using pastels and black:

 

Being the queen of pastels, I had to play along!  Here's my card:

CAS-ual Fridays #45

supplies: Hero Arts Daffodil layering paper, BoBunny pastel blue, pink, and green reverse of double dots, black card stock, Martha Stewart Monarch butterfly punch, Hero Arts CL493 Live Life, Versafine onyx black ink and clear embossing powder

20 comments:

  1. wow great color combo...love those beautiful butterflies...

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  2. Very clever take on the colors, Lin! Love this!

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  3. Pretty card Lin - great use of the colors!

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  4. Lovely Lin. The pop of the butterflies on the pastel colours is so pretty.

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  5. Love the bold butterflies against the pastels!

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  6. You sure are Queen of pastels, Lin! This is a gorgeous design! The use of butterfly punch is perfect against the black! Thanks SO much for joining the fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!xo

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  7. Love the pastel blocks with the black punched butterflies, Lin! So striking!!

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  8. Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Li-in, Happy Birthday to you!!! Have a fabulous day and this card is so beautiful! Love it! Vanessa x

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  9. Lovely butterfly card! I always love butterflies on a project! :)

    You have a March birthday? I do too! Mine is on the 21st. Happy birthday to you, Lin! :)

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  10. Great take on the colour challenge - love the color combo!

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  11. Pastels and black that sounds like a hard challenge but you did a wonderful job with it, Lin! Love your design and how striking the black butterflies look against the pretty backgrounds!

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  12. Oh, it's good to be queen :)
    I absolutely love the colour blocking against the black & kraft -such a stunning card!

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  13. Love the clean lines of this card and the beautiful pastels you chose.

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  14. Fabulous contrast between the die cuts and squares of color! Bold, beautiful and creative!

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  15. Lovely design! Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  16. Not your usual style, Lin, but I love it! Great graphic look with lots of punch.

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  17. Sweet color blocking with butterflies. Lovely design.

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  18. Love those black butterflies, I would have never thought.

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  19. YUMM-MO!! Love those black butterflies against the pastel blocks. Seriously, so pretty! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays! We're so glad you did!

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