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Thursday, 15 November 2012

Red and White at ATSAM

Hope everyone has had a great week

This week at Addicted to Stamps and More the challenge is to make something using red and white. I didn't seem to have much at all in red and white but you can always find something somewhere lol. Brilliant samples as always from the DT. Afraid my card is a bit simple :( I did try stamping a background but the red ink pad had 'gorn orf 'and I drop some on the carpet and it made a lovely red splodge.


Difficult to photograph red-the cog and the layer are red in real life but look dull on the photograph.

 I went to Poundland and bought the red and white cord yesterday. I used a TH cog shape and passed it through my crimper to give it some texture. Not sure where the sentiment with the ribbon came from but it was just right for what I wanted to use the card for.

Love Chrissie xx



16 comments:

  1. A very nautical theme to your card - it looks so lovely in the red and white. Thanks for for joining this week at ATS&M - Jacqueline xx

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  2. This looks great, I love how you have put all the elements together and added texture to the cog. Thank you for joining us at Addicted to Stamps & More. Sue x

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  3. Great cards Chrissie you always manage to produce something sensational ! Love this

    Marie

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  4. Such a great card, Chrissie! I like the marine feel to it. Lovely work! Thank you for joining us at ATSM Challenge this week!

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  5. Fab card, I love clean and simple. Its hard to make cards for men and this would be perfect! xx

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  6. Hi Chrissie fabulous card love those elements look grand in Red and white. Hugs Sandra X

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  7. Sometimes the simple things fit perfectly and it sure works here

    Sam xx

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  8. Had a good chuckle when I read about you dropping the ink pad. I HATE when that happens, lol! None-the-less, your card is terrific. Love the cog, gingham ribbon and cording. Hugs, Tracy

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  9. Great design, its a fabulous card.
    Yvonne

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  10. This is terrific, Chrissie. You have used Red and White perfectly! Your clean and simple card is brilliant! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM! xx

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  11. Wonderful design with a delightful maritime whimsy. LOVE that you added texture to the cog.

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  12. I love your big red cog and the cording on the side. A great CAS card that is perfect for our challenge this week at Addicted to Stamps and More!

    P.S. Resolve carpet cleaner works pretty good on red ink :o)

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  13. Super card Chrissie. Love the embellishments. With my other hat on. Thank you for joining in the ATS&M red and white challenge this week.
    Regards Florence xx

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  14. Love this Chrissie, very nautical. Glad to know it's not just me that drops the ink pad, and don't they always land inky side down lol x

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  15. I love the crimped cog and I think the red looks great! Awesome red and white cord. I too have a red ink pad mark on my carpet, so don't feel bad. lol Thanks for playing at ATS&M this week!

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.