Tuesday, July 26, 2011

CTO Blue and White any occasion

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Today's challenge is to create something for any occasion using blue and white.   My photos want to tint this a bit more blue then it really is but I can't seem to figure a way to stop that.

I used Gypsy Wanderings for the shape on the left and Wild Card for the sentiment.  This is NOT the way I envisioned this card at all.  This was a total crafting misfit project.  Let me put it this way, 2 of my teeth are now blue from an unfortunate gel pen experience before using my actual Cricut inks in the Cricut.  I thought this would be quick and simple but it ended up taking more time then anything I have done in recent history.

My Mind's Eye has come out with a pack of all their paisley papers! I love it this background paper is from that.  I am loving that paper stack!

I originally just inked the stuff on but the white was shocking and basically horrid.  So I chalked the white paper some.  In person it isn't so blue but it works :)


I would love to see what you come up with!  Join us at Celebrate the Occasion and show us what you come up with!

21 comments:

  1. Hmmm... So this project WAS the source of the blue teeth, huh??? When I saw your card at CTO, I thought I had discovered the cause!! :) LOL... Well, the ends might justify the means cuz your card turned out to be SUPER cute!! :) You know it's such a sweet treat for me to be able to welcome you to the CTO DT!! YAY you!!

    Thanks so much for sharing your talent at Celebrate The Occasion this week!!

    Your CTO DT Sister,
    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com

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  2. So sorry about your blue teeth, but your card is really pretty!!! So worth the pain and suffering! ;) TFS!
    Laurie
    scrapsbysissy.blogspot.com

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  3. It sure did turn out beautifully. It was worth a little extra time.

    Precious Hugs

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  4. We are our worst critics! I think the card turned out beautiful and you have teeth to match... sorry I just had to :)

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  5. I think your card turned out wonderful! I have yet to use pens in my Cricut and I don't know if I want to now if you can get blue teeth!?! :) LOL! Love your card!

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  6. Well, i like the card, even if it did not turn out as you had planned. But when I got to the part of the blue teeth, I just fell out laughing. Too bad there was not a video camera running at the time!
    Charlotte

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  7. This is such a sweet card! Very nice job. I'm having fun designing with you this week.
    Hugs, Jenni
    http://mylollipoparden.blogspot.com/

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  8. Very nice clean & crisp.
    DIANA L. CTO DT
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  9. Love your card. Its great to be on the CTO design team with you
    Sylvia

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  10. That background paper is gorgeous! Wonderful card.

    Kelly
    http://kellyscraftylife.blogspot.com

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  11. Cute card. Welcome to the CTO family.
    Judy

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  12. Cute, cute card! I thought that the Cricut inks would be simple as well...hahaha. The card turned out beautifully though!

    Hugs,
    Tracey - CTO DT member
    www.trailoftreasures.com

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  13. I have had challenge weeks where the card is supposed to be easy, and it takes longer and looks like it didn't. arggg.
    I LOVE My mind's eye everything! So glad you are on the DT.
    Fellow DT member Paper Panther :)
    http://purplepeepstechniques.blogspot.com/

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