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Sunday, March 25, 2012

PTI March Blog Hop

Hello friends,
Today I'm participating in...
 This month's challenge is this inspiration pic:

You had me at Lemonheads ;) Yum- a little sweet with a kick of tart!
Here's my card:
 I used Lemon Tart (how appropriate right!?) and Hawaiian Shores as my main colors. I ran the Lemon Tart cardstock (which is the BEST yellow color out there) through my embossing folder to create the dots, then I took a strip of Hawaiian Shores cardstock & sprayed it with Mistic Pearls Mist to give it some shimmer then I pleated it. I finished it off by adding a white satin ribbon with bow topped with a custom stick pin & baker's twine.
Here's a closer peek at that:
You probably cant see the shimmer on the pleating, but it adds a bit o' sophisticate to it, me thinks :)

Yup, pretty CAS for me- not a difficult card.
Thanks so much for hopping by today!
Gotta Go!
 

The 411
Paper: Lemon Tart, Hawaiian Shores, Stamper's Select White cardstock
Other: Ribbon, button HS, baker's twine- WeRMemory Keepers, pin- Maya Road, Beads- Beader's Paradise, embossing folder- Quickcutz

15 comments:

  1. Soo charming and pretty! What a great layout, and I am loving those sweet pleats :) Such a creative project with how you combined all of those products!

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  2. Oh those pleats are so much fun! Gonna have to give that technique a whirl. :)

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  3. Your card is beautiful! Love the colors!

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  4. Love the big dots (they make such a statement!) and the pleating. Beautiful card!

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  5. Even your 'simpler' cards are just beautiful! I love your card- the pleating is so cool and I love the beaded pin!

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  6. Love your pleats and that embossing folder is awesome.

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  7. Just love your card and the dots remind me of bubbles. That pleating you did for the lower portion of your card is just so fabulous!

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  8. What a beautiful card! It caught my eye immediately. Oh, and I totally agree with you about lemon tart being the best yellow. :)

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  9. Hi Karli, this is so sweet!! Love the embossing and the pleats!!

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  10. Gorgeous! I love it. I had to add it my Pinterest gallery of COOL cards :)

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  11. Simply elegant--love the pleating, stick pin, and twine.

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  12. Great card Karli -- love that pleating on the bottom. I've also added your card to my Pinterest gallery!

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  13. Pure perfection! Love your folded card stock, perfect bow, sweet stick pin and twine touch - love it all!

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  14. Very cool card! I love the pleated paper on the bottom, those yellow on yellow polka dots and the cute pin through the button. Great take on the inspiration photo :)

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  15. So elegant, love the pleats and the stick pin. I agree Lemon Tart is the prettiest yellow out there.

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