Tuesday, 19 July 2011

CAS-ual Fridays Challenge 11 - Sweet Treats

EDITED: To remove second entry and creat new post

I'm back!

The challenge at CAS-ual Fridays this week is Sweets & Treats:


I have made two cards for this challenge - one of which is a logical outcome given the challenge topic, the other one is me thinking outside of the box a little.  I blame it on my degree days!  I quite like taking an idea and going in a less obvious direction with it, but that's just me!

For my first entry:





I couldn't resist a little bit of Calligraphy on this one :)  (I have gotten lazy with it lately - stamping sentiments is sooooo much quicker!  Sometimes you just don't have the right one though)  This font style is called 'Valentine's Day' (book: Calligraphy Alphabets Made Easy by Margaret Shepherd - it is a bible for any Calligrapher!) I thought it was very fitting given the little love hearts on the letters - it's almost sweeter than the sweets!

The sweets are two circles of cardstock covered in tissue paper and then a twisted piece of corresponding tissue placed between them with some dimensional adhesive.

Now.....are you ready for the next one?  Check my next post!

Well, I hope you like it.  If you do, or you don't, then I'd love to know :) 

Thanks for stopping by and thank you again if you read all my ramblings!






Supplies
Card:       White 220gsm
Stamps:  None
Ink:          Windsor & Newton Calligraphy Ink, Black
Others:   Tissue paper, rhinestones, Rotring 0.5 drawing pen

8 comments:

  1. I really like your homemade sweeties! Such a super idea. The tissue paper gives real texture. Like the calligraphy too - if only I could write so neatly :)

    Here's mine!

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  2. A fabulous CAS card, love the handmade sweets too :)
    Jenny x

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  3. Love this!! Truly lovely in every way! Thank you so much for playing along with CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. Great CAS card!!! Love the homemade candy pieces!

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  5. Yummy!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    hugs
    Laura

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  6. Love this one too! Linked it up on Practical Scrappers today :)

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  7. Fab card, just love the 'sweeties' and the calligraphy too......and the pink of course lol :O) Viv xx

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