Saturday, February 21, 2015

showCASe your style challenge #9 & WINNER!!!!

Hi everyone!
Clearly Whimsy Stamps has a new challenge blog called showCASe your style.

Have you checked it out yet?  You do NOT have to use Whimsy Stamps products to play along but if you do, the gift certificate will be more if you are the winner!

The challenge runs 2 weeks and this time it's a theme challenge!

Here is how I was inspired.

I used the stamp set Birthday Balloon to create a card for my 15 year old nephew.  This sentiment is perfect for a focal point.  By stamping the banner in orange and fussy cutting it to layer on top adds the perfect pop of color.

We'd love to see your card inspired by the theme birthday!

The winner for the free spot in the class is......

Congratulations, Jessica!!!!  I will get in contact with you today!

Thank you for visiting and have a great day!

Stamps:  Birthday Balloon (Clearly Whimsy)
Ink:  Versafine Black, Orange Zest (PTI)
Paper:  White, Orange Zest, Black, Smoky Slate
Accessories:  Side Stitched rectangle dies (Lil' Inker), Chevron Embossing folder


  1. WOnderful card ,Specially bcoz it can be gifted to a guy :) !

  2. Congrats Jessica!!!!
    Awesome card,Kristie!! Perfect masculine card!! Love the colors!!!

  3. yay to Jessica!
    Love your card Kristie...awesome colors!

  4. Fabulous masculine card, Kristie. Love the pop of colour against the black and grey background.

  5. Great card! Like Marianne, I love the black and grey.

  6. Fabulous card, Kristie! Love that pop of orange!

  7. Love the sentiment as the focal point of your card, Kristie.

  8. I love the idea of learning about all the uses for inks.

  9. Kristie this card is awesome!! Love that big sentiment!!

  10. Love the simplicity of your card Kristie.A card you could use for anyone. - Jim

  11. Simply eye catching the pop of color as focal point..brilliant..!!

  12. Your card is awesome Kristie!!!!
    Super excited about winning a seat in the class!!!!! Thanks so much!

  13. What great colors. LOVE the bright orange banner. It just bounces off the black and gray. Fabulous card!!

  14. Have I been living under a rock? I've never seen this cool die before! I was sure that you had used 'pinking shears' (do they still exist?) and wondered how you got your corners so perfect! Love the different fonts and how the orange & white pop against your two-tone background!


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