Monday, September 5, 2011

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CAS-ual Fridays #18: Forever Young

Happy Monday and Labor Day! I'm so grateful for our long weekend and for the COOL weather in Dallas, finally! I got up to 69 degrees this morning, SO heavenly!!

I squeezed in time for one card today, yippee! The challenge over at CAS-ual Fridays is to create a project inspired by a book, and use the colors black, red, and white in honor of International Literacy Day on September 8th! Seriously, how could a teacher not participate?! :)

I used the SU set Forever Young, and my design is based on the book The Picture of Dorian Gray. I embossed the images using Versamark ink and black embossing powder, then fussy cut the little frame. A lot of sunlight in the picture, sorry about that!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Hugs and happy stamping!

Stamps: Forever Young, Bring on the Cake.
Cardstock: Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, First Edition DSP.
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark.
Accessories: Black Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, 5/8" Black Grosgrain Ribbon, Basic Black designer button, sewing machine, black thread.


Michele Gross said...

Absolutely gorgeous card! I'm so glad you came to play and now I have one more fabby book to add to my reading list :) Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

Laurie said...

Angie this is amazing! I love this layout and the CAS lines! Just gorgeous! Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

Juanita said...

What a stunning card!
{Thanks for the book suggestion}

Virginia L. said...

You have used the trendiest elements ( text and silhouette) for this card! Totally beautiful!Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays! Hope to see more of your fabulous work!

Lisa H. said...

wow! stunning! love the text background.

Laura Davis said...

Beautiful work!
Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

Cindy Major said...

Beautiful! I love that nice sentiment you used :)

kathleenh said...

Leave it to you Angie, to rock the portrait stamp!

Deanna said...