Monday, May 23, 2011

The Kraft Journal Challenge #20

     This week's challenge at The Kraft Journal is "Clean and Simple".  Whew!  I have to tell you this was hard for me.  I kept wanting to add more stuff and had to remind myself--CAS!
     The base of my card is Brown Kraft Cover Weight cardstock.  The mat is Buff Ivory Cover Weight cardstock.  I used some pretty Basic Grey Capella papers matted on more of the brown kraft.  The image is a lovely camellia I stamped on vellum with copper ink.  It doesn't look coppery at all, but more of a soft pink which is really pretty with the kraft and buff.  I added clear embossing powder to the ink before drying with a heat gun.  The butterfly is covered with the same copper ink.  I used some of the Natural Twill Tape to add a little decoration at the bottom of the card.
     So now you know.  It's CAS week so show us your take on that challenge and get it linked up by 6:00 p.m. EST Sunday.  Each time you play you go into the drawing for a $15.00 store voucher from Kraft Outlet.
     Have a great week!


Kraft Outlet Supplies

Brown Kraft Cover Weight cardstock
Buff Ivory Cover Weight cardstock
Vellum
Natural Twill Tape

Other Supplies

Paper:  Basic Grey Acapella
Stamp:  Martha Stewart Clear Camellias, Papertrey Ink Mixed Messages
Ink:  Versafine Vintage Sepia, Brilliance Cosmic Copper, Zing Clear embossing powder
Tools:  Martha Stewart Vintage Floral corner punch and butterfly punch, Nestabilities Classic Ovals large (S4-110) and Classis Scalloped Ovals large (S4-111)
Miscellaneous:  Recollections pearls

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, Tracy! I love that BG paper mixed with the kraft and buff ivory, and LOVE the stamping on vellum. Looks so elegant!

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  2. Very Elegant Tracy!!
    Hugs Heidy

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  3. Such an elegant card Tracy! It's so lovely! :o)

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  4. Very pretty and elegant Tracy, love that butterfly!!!

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  5. I totally know what you mean about keeping it Clean And Simple. You did a great job!

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  6. Tracy the colors are fabulous! I so love the lace border and how you have used it. the different shaped and dimensions add so much. that designer paper is just lovely! Samara xox

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  7. You always work miracles with kraft paper Tracy, love this card, too, the colours a perfect match, as always, hugs, Ira

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