Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge

It's a lazy Saturday morning here in CA...still in my pj's and finishing off a card for the January 1st Curtain Call Challenge.  This week's challenge theme is Smitten and has a beautifully knit pair of mittens as the inspirational photo.  I have absolutely zero knitting-themed stamps, but instead, decided to try one of my new dies from Lil Inker (Cover Up Die - Stitches and Stripes) of which I am certain I will soon be "smitten".  Here's the inspiration for my card:
I loved the beautiful mitten colors, so my card uses Smokey Shadow, Lemon Tart, Berry Sorbet and Hibiscus Burst card stock.
In addition to the Cover Up Die - Stripes and Stitches from Lil Inker.  The cute pink diagonal strip (On the Diagonal Die) is just the right size to hold one of the stitched pieces left over from the Stitches and Stripes die.   I also used one of their newest stamp sets (Love Things Stamp Set) to stamp the cute XoXo sentiment.  I love the cute little heart inside the O.  The stitched hearts and arrow are from another Lil Inker die set (Of the Heart Dies) which just happen to be on sale now in the Lil Inker store. Hint Hint!

Since I used several stamps and dies that I have never used yet, I am linking this card up to the Simon Says Stamp Challenge where the theme is Use Something New.
You still have some time to show us what you are "Smitten" with...here's a link to this week's Curtain Call Challenge.  Let's see what you've got!

15 comments:

Lisa said...

What a FUN card Cathy!! Love your design and the layered hearts with the arrow!!

Alanna said...

What a fantastic card. I love those dies.

Lin said...

I LOVE how these colors pop, Cathy! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

Your card is beautiful, Cathy! Love that background design. Lovely card!

Joyce said...

Oh, Cathy--you are on such a challenge roll. I love seeing all the beauties you are creating. This is just fabulous. I love all the colors you chose, and your design is fantastic. I am truly smitten with your card.

Cathy this is so fabulous, I love all the LI dies you used. Can't wait to see if the Cover Up die arrived yet. Thank you for joining us at the Curtain Call! Happy New Year!

Wow! What a fabulous card!! Love the fun design and colors!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

hugs...
Melissa

I'm going on record to call this a winner, Cathy! It sure is a (pinned) winner in my book, but gosh darn you, anyway! I've already got NBUS coming out my ears and now I NEED this die thanks to you! Hugs, Darnell

Love this card. The colors are perfect together and that cute little arrow going through the heart, the perfect touch! Pinning!!!

Sharron said...

Wonderful use of the colors! Now you're making me think I need this cover-up plate. It makes such a great design. And how clever of you to make the arrow go through the heart!

Cathy, I don't think I've seen this color combo used before but I love it for a lovey theme!!! Beautiful design!!!!

Gayatri said...

Beautiful card. Love the colour combo and stitched details. Perfect CAS card. Thanks for joining us at Curtain Call!

Marybeth said...

Oh my gosh you did a fabulous job with this card! Just perfect for the inspiration photo . Love the look of the colors on this card.

Jeanne J said...

Oh I love the color here Cathy - reminds me of sorbet ice cream or popsicles!! JUST YUMMY!!

Lindsey said...

What a fabulous interpretation of the inspiration photo. Love how you stuck the arrow through the heart.

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