Friday, September 19, 2014

Tidying up

was my main intention when I approached my craft/dining room table this morning.  With this miserable head cold, my brain is barely functioning and creating is just too much to ask of it right now.  Mindlessly putting things back where they belong was even a stretch and possibly dangerous.  I may never find those items again.  But, out of the chaos and mind fog, I did make this CAS card using the negative from a Cherry Lynn Designs die cut, a piece of glitter paper that was thankfully near the top of the paper pile, some fall ribbon (if you can see the gold leaves on it), an old, old, old CTMH sentiment stamp and some SNS antiquities embossing powder.
I cleared the negative off the table, but now I have EP, a heat gun, and stamp to put away.  This didn't work out the way I planned. 

I might as well enter this in a few challenges:
Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe 194 - My Style (Since the title of my blog is "That Might Look Good on a Card", I guess My Style is just picking up something and finding a way to use it, like this negative.  The gals at my card club often bring me their negatives and wait to see just how I end up using them.)
Scrappyland Challenge #2 - Must use a die that Scrappyland sells (Cherry Lynn) and heat embossing.
Sparkle N Sprinkle September Challenge - Anything Goes with glitter, embossing powder or flock. (I used EP)
Cuttlebug Mania Challenge - Anything Die Cut

I think my cold needs a nap now. 


  1. Wow!! That is so pretty for not even planning on making anything today!! I love the colors on your card! I hope you feel better soon! Thanks for playing along with us at the Scrapy Land Challenge #2! Good luck and I hope you will join us in future challenges!

  2. This is beautiful! I guess I should start saving my negatives!

  3. Fabulous card, very well done and with not planning on doing anything. I can never find anything after I clean my craft room even when I feel good. Thank you for joining us this week at HIMCR.

    Sue - HIMCR DT

  4. Love your CAS card Debi! What a great way to use a negative piece too and your fall ribbon is so pretty.

  5. Hi, Debi! love LOVE love your "negative" use of this gorgeous die cut! (it's one of my favorites). I have pinned your card to remind me to use dies like this, too! FABULOUS idea! Now to put on my other hat: Thanks for playing in the Scrapy Land Challenge for a chance to win great prizes and badges! We hope to see you come back in the next challenge, too! hugs, de {Creative Smiles}

  6. Popping back by to say thanks for sharing it with us for the Scrapy Land Challenge! I'm so glad you did.

  7. What a great card, so elegant. I love the way u made a negative out of your die, something I haven't seen before and Might try it sometime.
    Thanks for entering JIC this week and I hope to see you again for future challenges. Sian (JIC DT Co-Owner)

  8. I'm back again :-). Guess I should read all of the challenges you entered instead of having tunnel vision for the particular one I'm looking for :-). Anyway, I think this is gorgeous and still love how you used the negative portion of the die. I'm so glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

  9. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  10. Beautifully simple bet very elegant

    Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x


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