Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Color Dare #53 - Blush, Sorbet, & Gypsy

So proud to announce that I was 1st Runner Up for this Challenge!  Here's my winner's badge:

Since my early stamping days, I have loved medallion stamps.  I especially love the designs that are easily cut apart to create layers and layers of beauty.  So this new Classy Doily was the first thing I ordered from the new CTMH catalog.   Really, the stamp does all the work on this card, but I had to add a few accents to dress it up even further.  I'm having fun playing the the Artbooking Cricut cartridge and the intricate overlay designs.    I used part of the flourish stamp from the Hello Tweety stamp set in the two out corners.  I just masked out the bottom of the image to fit the space better.  And of course, I had to add lots of bling.   Hope you enjoy!

Check out all the other creations using this color combination at Color My Heart Dare.


  1. Beautiful! Just beautiful!! I'm eyeing this stamp myself, and you might have pushed me over the edge with your card. Not sure I'm glad you linked it up at Color My Heart...might cost me another $10. LOL!

  2. Wow! So beautiful. Thanks for joining us this week at Color my Heart

  3. Ok now I "need" this stamp! I love your layering! The flourishes and overlay background are a great accent, too.

  4. I like the layering and the way you have the colors separated by white layers. I love all the sparkle too! Thanks for playing this week at Color My Heart and congrats on joining our DT!


  5. WOW! What a stunning card, Gretchen! The layers look terrific and I love the Artbooking layer and shimmer trim. Those flourishes look really good in the corners too. Congrats on making such a wonderful card for us. I know I'll be seeing a lot more of your artwork at the Color Dare as a member of the Design Team! We are thrilled to have you join us!

    :) Marie