Thursday, February 7, 2019

Celebrate You!

Nothing drives a point across like a clean and simple card.  A bold sentiment and rainbow ink really help to get that feeling across!  I made this card to send to my sister at her work.  I'm hoping she will keep it on her desk so when things get crazy, she'll remember how awesome she is!



What I Used to Make my Card:
White Card Base
Kaleidacolor Ink Pad in Spectrum, #KA-000-001
Neat & Tangled Celebrate You stamps
Neat & Tangled Celebrate You dies
Ranger Archival Ink in Jet Black
Dimensional Dots

The first step in making this card was stamping the focal sentiment onto some white card.  I used the rainbow ink pad.  Let me just tell you a bit about the Kaleidacolor pads; they are priced higher than your standard ink pad but you are getting so much more than you do from a regular ink pad.  They have been around for a long time and I think they have gotten lost in the plethora of new products that come out every other day.  I've had my pads for over 18 years and I am still using the ink that they came with.  Granted, I don't use them every day, but that's amazing to me that I have never had to re-ink them!  I've had so many ink pads dry out on me {I just had it happen to me with a mini ink pad that had shimmer ink in it.  The pad was about six months old {if even that old} and when I went to use it, it was dry as a bone.  Disappointing when the perfect ink can't be used but none of my K-pads have done that.  Now, if by chance they do need re-inking, the website has each color re-inker next to the pad so you don't have to search all over to get the color you need.  I just think that's fabulous and had to give them a shout out as well as encourage you to get one of these pads if you don't have one.  The color combinations they have are perfect and I guarantee you will use it more than you think you will.  

Back to the card; I stamped the two sentiments in black right onto the card base then attached the focal sentiment onto the card with dimensional dots.  There you have it - a clean and simple card with punch!  I hope my card made YOU realize how awesome YOU are {especially for visiting me} and I hope you have a great day!  Fondly, Christi

I am entering my card in the following challenges:
Crafty Gals - #184, Clean & Simple
DL Art - M, Anything Goes
Cardz TV - #82, Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps - #327, Make Your Mark
Happy Little Stampers - CAS - Friends {my sister is my friend}
CAS Mix it Up Card Challenge - Dimensional Die Cut, Stamping and Stamping




7 comments:

  1. Fantastic card Christi! LOVE your reainbow die-cut sentiment. It really jumps off the white background. Great encouragement card for your sister. She is going to love receiving this at work! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  2. I love how this fantastic sentiment pops, Christi! What a wonderful card to catch sight of when things are crazy! Your sister is lucky to have you! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  3. What a striking CAS card and the colours on the dimensional die cut sure do pack a punch. Thank you for the information on the ink pads. Great sentiment and love how you kept some of them in black. Thank you for joining in The CAS Mix Up Challenge x

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  4. Christi I imagine that anyone receiving this card your adore it and you! What a pick me up! Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Gals Corner Challenges. Best of luck and hope to see you again soon. BTW, I got out my rainbow ink pad and it's also still wet as can be!!!

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  5. Love the rainbow die-cut sentiment, and especially the 2nd half of sentiment, right? Thank you so much for participating with us at Addicted to Stamps & More Challenge.

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  6. What a lovely idea and a very striking card.
    Thanks for sharing at HLS CAS. :)

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