Thursday, June 23, 2011

Play Date Cafe Challenge 87

Today I have a card for the challenge over at The Play Date Cafe. These were fun colors to work with and I love how the card turned out. Here are the colors:

Here is the card I created. I used this great stamp from Hampton Art for the focus of the card. I heat embossed it in white for emphasis on the red background. Then I trimmed the edges with some decorative scissors. The blue behind it is embossed with my cuttlebug. Then I used some metal trinkets on the edges that I found at a little vintage shop I like.

I love how it turned out! The colors really seem to pop on the grey cardstock. And of course, that stamp is just stunning.

I also thought I would show what I do to the backs of my cards. I had two custom stamps made and this is one of them. Sometimes I will write the date on there as well. But I love how this stamp completes the card and people always know it was handmade, which is great. I got these made by a person on ebay who has all sort of designs.

So that's it for now. Hope you enjoyed it and as always, happy scrappin!


  1. Love those classy metallic accents on the corners ... great way to combine the colors.

  2. What a FUN card, Stacey! So glad you were able to play along with us over at The Play Date Cafe!

  3. Awesome card, gotta love that sentiment and the colors are arranged fabulously! The charms adorning the corners are a great addition and I love your personalized stamp! Now everyone will know the originator of the beauty they hold in their hands! Glad to see you over at the Play Date Cafe!

  4. Ack, I'm totally addicted to anything Keep Calm... and this card is no exception! Great vintage charms!

  5. Super fun--love those charms! What a great way to anchor the entire design! Thanks so much for joining in the fun over at the PDCC and playing along with us this week:)