Thursday, October 22, 2009

In Good Times Or Bad

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Hello … aahhh.. weekend is almost here :-) do you think you might have some time to make a card? Cute Card Thursday’s Challenge might be something to try? For this week we want you to show us “sweet” themed cards. For my card i picked this cute image from Motivet’s new October release called “Children with Gingerbread house”. Kept this one really “classy” with no flowers ect. because i want to use this card for a male.

Since the card is fairly simple i would like to share some extra “tips” about this card. As you can tell i have used Nestabilities Label 2 to create my main shape and layered in the inside a square Nestabilitie from the small set and than ran it though my Big Shot. The patterned paper is sandwiched prior to the cutting with a piece of cardboard (i like the cardboard that comes with Stampin up’s patterned papers) to give it more dimension and it is just sturdier. Good_Bad_1

I don’t know how you cut your flourish shapes, (on my card “Flourish Label) with Nestabilites.. but i was at a point that i was about not to purchase ANY of them anymore because it was such a pain to get one completely nicely cut out. Until.. i have read about the trick using a “Backpapier” (sorry not quite sure about the English word.. it is that brown paper that you use underneath cookies for backing) use this first in your Nestabilitie and than the patterned paper and cut! It will be nicely cut the first time, every time.

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Sentiment and ribbon by: Stampin up
Paper:
Basic Grey “Wassail”

37 comments:

dolcreations said...

Claudia this is so sweet! You have done an awesome job! Every day you just inspire me so much! I would love to just sit with you and watch you create these master pieces!
Christine

Saskia said...

Beautiful card! You're soooo talented!!

Sweet greetings,
Saskia :)

doris said...

Claudia, die Karte ist fantastisch... Wow!!

Ganz liebe Grüße
Doris

Nancy said...

Hi Claudia,
This is such a cute card today! I love how it is so simple yet so elegant. Thanks so much for the tip on cutting out the labels I am going to give that a try! Have a great day!
Hugs,
Nancy

Michele Spera said...

Hi Claudia
I love how this came out!! love the image and shading of it, really like the label nesties with added chipboard, love the 3-d effect of it, perfect!!!
XmicheleX

Nilla said...

Gorgeous card, Claudia! Hugs Nilla

Wendy said...

It's such a gorgeous card, Claudia !!

CreaRenata said...

This is beautiful! I love the way you've used the nesties.

Hugs,
Renata

Debby said...

what a sweet card!thanks for the tip!

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Hey GF!! This is just adorable!! Lovin' the coloring and your fun layout!! Pulls at my heart strings!!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Claudia, you sound like me at time. I am speaking english and thinking the German word and can't think of the right word :D:D. They sell Backpapier here in the states as well, it is by Reynolds and is called "Parchment Paper" it is not brown like the German Backpapier, but white ;D. Your card is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!! The colors are so rich and beautiful. It is always so fun to come visit you Blog and see all of those masterpieces. Hugs, Sabrina

NikkiNix said...

So darned cute! I am interested in these dots on the cheeks I keep seeing; are they there to illustrate a shiny sparkle? What kind of pen do you use for the dots? They are so cute, but I never knew how to do them.

bluepoohbear75 said...

That is sooo cute. I love the image of the kids with their gingerbread house. TFS.

Kris said...

Lovely card! that's one of our traditions.. making a gingerbread house... favorite part, all the yummy candies i can sneak off... hugs, Kris

Nicole Bailey said...

what an adorable card...I LOVE the frame!

HazelQ said...

Aww what a cute card! I love the flourish shapes, it looks so beautiful with the sentiment :)
Hugs
Hazel

Christina C. said...

OMG, Claudia, your card is soooo cute---love those new Motivet images! Thank you so much for the tip. I will try using parchment paper because I was about ready to give up too!!! Hugs, Crissy

Nannieflash said...

Hi Claudia, that poor girl certainly looks a bit worried about something, but the card is gorgeous and the papers and details are stunning as always. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Jannie said...

oh wow this is stunning Claudia.

Hugs Jannie

Ila said...

Simple Huh???...This is So Gorgeous and Amazing!!..I love it!!...Hugs, Ila

Moni said...

So beautiful card, great papers and image is so sweet! Great coloring! Hugs,Moni

Mich said...

What a great card this is !! I love the warm colours !

Trudy said...

Wow!!!this is Gorgeous!!..Lovely coloring, papers and details!!...
Hugs Trudy

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Gorgeous card Claudia, the nestie shape is fabulous! Thanks for the tip about the baking paper :-)
Hugs
Carole x

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Great card, so cute and wonderful!
Hugs Jacqueline

Debbie said...

Beautiful and thanks for the tip about the paper

gina g said...

This is so sweet i love the image and the papers are lovely. luv gina xx

Merry said...

Definetly a terrific card....thanks also for the tips.

Kelly Schelske said...

Absolutely wonderful Claudia!

Deb said...

fantastic card, such an adorable image and love the papers and die cuts! Thanks for the nesties tip! hugs Debx

Nixe07 said...

Absolut zauberhaft liebe Claudia.
LG
Moni

Jennifer Love said...

How sweet is this card!

megastamper said...

oh sweetie, deine karte ist gigantisch und wunderwunderschön. hast du das label aus dickem karton ausgestanzt - toll und richtig edel ... geniale coloration!!!
ganz liebe grüsse,
bussi, bea

Kit said...

what a lovely image :o) very christmassy :o)

Cami said...

Beautiful card, Claudia! Love your coloring, and thanks for the tips on the paper and die-cutting. Every bit of information helps to make a project go smoothly. Hugs, Cami

Crissy Armstrong said...

Oh this is stunning! Your cards just amaze me! The papers are so beautiful. I love how you made a frame for the image. Gorgeous!

Meahni said...

LOVE the frame! So many gorgeous cards. Amazing stuff.
Meahni