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8.20.2009

Just Because Froggy


Hi there! Last night, we went to Cheesecake Factory. Needless to say, I have lunch and dessert for today! :) They serve so much food. I also went to bed really early as opposed to my usual nap, then up until 3 am routine. I hope that habit is gone now! Anyway, before dinner, I got a chance to make this quick card. My friend, Sarah, told me about the Scrapmaster's Paradise color challenges. I love color challenges, so I was eager to give it a try. I dug out one of my CHF Scrapblock background stamps! This time it's a distressed grid. I think I may like this one better than the distressed polka dots! I used my SU! marker to apply the ink since I did not have soft suede ink pad. It worked fine on that huge rubber stamp, but came out a little darker than I thought. I thought soft suede would be obviously lighter than chocolate chip, but maybe not!

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your Friday Eve! :)


Card Instructions
  1. Trim soft suede cardstock to an A2 card.
  2. Stamp background (using marker as ink).
  3. Stamp flowers and sentiment and heat emboss.
  4. Stamp froggy, cut out, and adhere.
  5. Add rhinestones.
  6. Corner round edges.
:: My Goodies {just because} ::
Stamps: Cornish Heritage Farms - distressed grid; Colorbok - friendly forest; American Crafts - sentiments
Ink: Versamark; ColorBox - moss green
Cardstock: Stampin' Up! - soft suede
Accessories: Hero Arts - rhinestones; corner chomper; white embossing powder; heat gun; Stampin' Up! - soft suede marker
Card Size: 4.25" x 5.5"

25 comments:

travelingmama said...

I love the way you used the colors! This is just too cute!

Amy said...

That little frog is so cute!

Even though the soft suede ended up darker than you planned, I think it looks great! It seems like all my SU markers end up being darker than their corresponding ink pads.

Susan said...

Thank you for joining us at SPCC! Your little frog card is wonderful and made me smile.

Heather P. said...

This card rocks! Love the background, that toadally (ha!) adorable frog, the bling, the flowers... Everything! :)

sarahmartina said...

I LOVE it!!! Man I want those 6x6 stamps! Let me go pull your video and watch it again so I can get a good look at them...lol!

This card is ADORABLE!!! Love the simplicity, love the white flowers... it's great!

Maile Belles said...

Simply adorable!!! Loving all ther bling! Mmmmmmmmmm... Cheesecake Factory, you lucky girl!!!

Emily said...

This card is adorable! And...I love the cheesecake factory...meet ya for lunch leftovers :)

Emily-SP Diva

Laura O'Donnell said...

You markered a background stamp? thats a lot of work! This came out great! I have a CHF coupon burning a whole in my pocket and I'm really having trouble narrowing down which background stamps I want. Love the Cheesecake Factory. The first few times I went there I ate so much for my meal I didn't have room to order any cheesecake!

Wendy said...

OMG Ash, this is adorable!

clouds shadler said...

aww, super cute card! i like it, hehe, the froggy is adorable! funny, me and my hubby Scott had lunch there yesterday, but we had salads and we missed out on the bread, it was a tough call :D

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Clouds :D

Tenia Nelson said...

Super cute card!!

Janelle said...

So cute, Ashley! I'm loving those background stamps you're using!

Melisa said...

Very sweet and simple card. I love it. Thanks for playing this week at SPCC!

Melisa-SP Diva

Deanna said...

It is adorable girl but it is only Thursday night! :)

Danielle said...

What a cute froggy!!
So glad you could join us this week at SPCC!!

ellen s. said...

oh that is just too cute.

Stacy Milford said...

LOVE that background stamp image! Your card is adorable!

Savitri said...

Just too cute!!!

Joan B said...

adorable.

Kristina said...

Love the little froggie.

Mara... said...

Great card, I love the background stamp and the froggie is too cute!

Michell said...

Great card.. color comb is superb..
The frog looks so cute..
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Michell
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Stephanie *SP Diva* said...

Cute frog! Great job with the SPCC colors!

~kelly marie~ said...

Gorgeous! Love the distressed grid and the frog is adorable!

suzARTe said...

love this card, the froggy looks super cute

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