Monday, March 7, 2011

Putting on the Glitz

This card started out with the intention of being a simple silhouette image to meet a few challenges. Once I got started and found my glitter paper, I opted to amp it up a bit from 'simple'. Definitely need your shades if you look at this in the sunlight! LOL.

Sketch Inspiration ~ Midnight Madness Sketch #93
Wahoo! I'm linking up just in the nick of time to be current! LOL

Color Inspiration
I'm on the OSCC DT and was inspired to create another black, white plus one creation. I might be rebelling a bit as I have pink as my color splash and consider silver to be in the same family as black and white. :o)
The Play Date Café Challenge #71 ~ Color Splash: Black, White Plus Splash of One Color
Hotspot March Challenge
What a GREAT idea for this months challenge at Hotspot. You could find your mojo in any of Halle Berry's Academy Award dresses. I used her most recent gown as inspiration.
Inspiration
Stamping Vacation Clear as Mud Challenge ~ Bubbles
The clear as mud challenges are always a bit tricky. You are to be inspired by the theme, but not actually use any paper or images with the item on it. I was inspired by the round shape of bubbles which are reflected in my DP and embellishments.
Wild Orchid Challenge #18 ~ Anything Goes
The Stamping Boutique Challenge #1 ~ TSB (Texture, Sparkle, Button)
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge #92 ~ Mother’s Day
This is perfect for a super stylish mommah.
The Crazy Challenge #57 ~ Lovely Ladies
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #101 ~ You Lucky Duck
Have a day in one's honor is always a cause for celebration.
Simon Says Stamp and Show Some Metal
My shiny flower is made from punched out aluminum foil!
365 Cards Day 305 ~ Flashback Thursday: Day 111 Stunning Silhouette
365 Cards Day 345 ~ Feeling Like a Rock Star
365 Cards Day 362 ~ Fun With Buttons
Create an embeillie with a button on it. The white center of my flower is a felt button. I added the pink center for a splash of color.
365 Cards Day 4 ~ One of a Kind
One of a Kind should either be in the sentiment or clearly conveyed by the card. I think my glitzy lady shouts that she's a rockin' one of a kind.

My Creation
Image Detail
Ins and Outs ~ Putting on the Glitz
Stamps: CTMY Be Yourself
Paper: SU Whisper White and Basic Black, DCWV Glitter Stack
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic 110
Accessories: Making Memories Glittered Frame (I cut it up); Misc Gems; Tinfoil; Scallop Circle Punch (Fiskars); Felt Button; SRM Sticker

21 comments:

  1. Great card Cat! I love all that sparkle. Your flower is so unique. Great job! Thanks for joining another Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.
    ~Renee
    MMSC DT

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  2. Gosh Cat what a great card love that silhouette image and the design of this it looks super.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  3. Gorgeous projects, thanks for joining in with CRAFT challenge this week
    Hugs
    Suzanne x
    Guest DT

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  4. Great card! Very feminine!
    Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!

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  5. Hello cat - this is gorgeous! I love that image - you have added just the right amount of aparkle - love it! Perfect sentiment too! Thank you for playing along with us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge, we love to see you and appreciate your suppport! {{{hugs}}}
    Linda MMSC Design Team

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  6. Oh my! Isn't this just stunning!!! I love the black and white.

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  7. lovely splash of pink! Thanks for playing at the Play Date Cafe :)

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  8. Wow Cat, this looks amazing!! Hugs Shelley xx

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  9. Great job! Perfect amount of glitz! Thanks for participating in The Stamping Boutique's challenge!

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  10. fantasticcard, great details, lovely image
    thanks fir joining the TSB challenge this week

    hugs
    miranda

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  11. Great image for the Hotspot's March challenge, love it! And the silver trim is just right! Thanks for joining us this month! Your card is perfection!

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  12. Fabulous creation Cat. Thanks for joining us at the OSCC this week. luv gina xx

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  13. Such a beautifully embellished creation! LOVE that foil flower! Thanks so much for playing along with us, this week, in The Cafe!

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  14. Wow...what a great card! I LOVE that flower in the corner!!! Thanks so much for joining us at TSB...I hope you'll join us for more challenges!

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  15. I love all the silver! Nice bling!

    Thanks so much for sharing your work with us at the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!!!

    -Sarah

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  16. Lovely! Thanks for joining us at WOC ♥

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  17. Such a beatuiful flower and great job with the inspiration. Thank you for joining us at The Stamping Boutique.
    Hugs, Heide

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  18. super card, thanks for joinng our challenge at C.R.A.F.T x carol

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  19. Great card. Incredible flower! The card certainly fits the inspiration piece. Wonderful.

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  20. Beautiful card with so many gorgeous details! :)

    Thanks for joining at SSC this week :)

    Hugs,
    Karita

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  21. Va Va Va Voom! She's as hot as Halle! Beautiful take on the Hotpsot Challenge, Cat! Hope you join us again! Thanks so much!

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