Thursday, August 7, 2008

Smile!

I've been having issues with my DSL connection at home since Tuesday and cannot find my USB flash card to transfer files so I can upload at work. Good thing I had this card emailed to work a couple of weeks ago when Stephanie Hargis was a Featured Stamper at SCS.

Her gallery is full of beautiful cards and it's so hard not to pick one but here's the card that I chose to CASE. I used the same image from her card but just changed the color combination and the sentiment. Again, just a simple card but it ended up really elegant...in my opinion!

And a newfound blogger friend Donna Baker of Serenity in Stamping sent this beautiful card after leaving her a comment. She's the new design team of Starving Artistamps. I've been playing with my new friendly creatures but again cannot post anything with my DSL dilemma and thanks to her, I was able to get some stamps with a discount! So if you want your very own Doodlefactory Collection, check out Donna's blog and get the discount code. Thanks again, Donna!

Stamps: Embrace Life by Stampin' Up and sentiment from Heartfel Phrases by Verve Stamps

Paper:
Whisper White, Basic Black card stock and Wild Wasabi Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up

Ink:
Jet Black Staz-on Ink

Accessories:
Prima flowers, black brads, small and large oval punch, sheer blank ribbon and Stamping dimensional

32 comments:

Donna said...

what a pretty card, Catherine! I hope you get your computer problems fixed soon. Glad you liked your Moki card; I just HAD to send it since that card is what pushed you over the edge!! ENJOY *smile*

Lynn said...

These are great cards!
I love the SU one up top, its very sharp looking with the green and black!

Diane said...

Love your cards Catherine! The SU one is very elegant,love those colors together! Thanks for informing me that the stamp isn't a bella on my last card...I've got some stamp studying to do,lol.
Have a wonderful day girl!

Kristie said...

They're both lovely cards...but totally different LOL! That first one is really elegant, and the second one is really, really fun!
Hope your computer woes are fixed asap!

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card Catherine! Love the color combo and the way you added those punched flowers. Sorry about your DSL, hope it's back soon. :)

Lisa M. said...

that is a beautiful card and it is indeed elegant! thanks so much for all your sweet comments you leave me! When you get a chance, stop by my blog...you've been tagged!

Ann said...

Love this CASE--beautiful!

Carolyn Bounds said...

Your card is simply exquisite. I love you color choice and the sheer bow. Gorgeous work!!!

BTW, thanks for the tip! I will have a look-see because I am really starting to love those little guys:o)

happiness blooms said...

Oh my, both of these cards are FANTASTIC!!!

MEL said...

The Embrace Life card is gorgeous!!! It just looks so elegant and I love the color combo!

Alexandra said...

Beautiful Catherine! Just love the colors of this! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Kristy said...

I love your cards. I really think the second one is so cool! The little characters are just so unique and neat.

Rita said...

Cute cards! Thanks for stopping by my blog & good luck to you!

Claudia said...

I love your cased card - it is so elegant! Great work!

Sarah {SCS: Sairabee} said...

These doodlefactory stamps are everywhere lately! They're so cute, and I love what you did with them!

Angie Tieman said...

This card is gorgeous! Love those colors, so striking! Great card from Donna, too, she's the best! Hope you get your DSL troubles worked out soon!

~amy~ said...

Your card is a beauty!!! simply elegent. FUN starving artistamp card too!!! Love their fun images!!

"The Sassy Divas" said...

Very beautiful card, I love the colors.

Curt in Carmel said...

Hey Catherine! I love your cards and your blog is wonderful! You are very talented! Best, Curt

Enjoli Bennett said...

Yes.. It is very elegant! I love the colors you chose. My fav color is green! =)

Mary said...

Oooh, I agree. It's very elegant! I love the colors you chose. The wasabi and black look gorgeous together!

Sandra Smart said...

Your cards are great. I just love your blog because all of your cards are wonderful! That tropical one is just too cute!

Janine said...

Very beautiful Catherine. I love the colors and the cards simplicity.
Fun card you received from Donna too.

dpkennedy said...

Stinkin' computers!! Hope you get the issue resolved soon! Love your cased card...elegant and simple-love how the black makes it stand out! The creature on Donna's card is too cute! I really didn't think I liked these guys...but they are starting to grow on me!!

Christine said...

hope you get your connection fixed soon! i so love that card! that stamp looks so pretty!

My Paper World said...

Your card is soooooo pretty Catherine! and what a great RAK you received as well! Lucky you!
Have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs!
Nicola xx

Wendy said...

Another great card! Aren't those Doodle Factory stamps the cutest?! TFS!

Michelle said...

I love the soothing colors of your green card - and the addition of the flowers to the branch is genius!

Diane Barnes said...

I agree that this is such an elegant card & very pretty too Catherine. Lovely!

Carol Dunstan said...

love your card, I agree with you, it is really elegant :)

Rose Ann said...

Your card is so beautiful, Catherine!! Lucky you to get Donna's fab card as well!!

Mandy said...

Wow! The "you make me smile" card is just gorgeous with those colors and the little flowers! And the aloha card is SO adorable! Reminds me of Lilo and Stitch! How nice of Donna!