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Friday, June 20, 2014

A Warm Welcome to 4 new Members and 2 Challenges

 It has been a while since my last new member greeting and I have now 4 new members who joined my blog - I made it past 150! That is fantastic - thank you all for joining and thanks to my long term members for  staying with me!

Stephanie (sorry did not find a link)
Petra aka Hellerlittle

And if you have time, you may visit them and say hello - they have wonderfully creative blogs, full of inspiration!

And here is your welcome picture:

As my other recent welcome pictures this is also from the Corning Glass Museum. The artist is Vera Liskova, a Czech glass artist and the piece is titled "Anthem of Joy in Glass". I hope it brings you joy looking at it. I sure like it!


But now back to cards... I found two fun challenges to combine. Taheera always finds those wonderful inspiration pictures and the AEI♥U Challenge - make your won designer paper is just up my alley!

I used the Avery Elle set -To the Point and stamped my background. It comes with those little filler stamps, whick I inked up in yellow, neon pink and aqua and randomly filled in some of those spaces. The banners are from the same set, as are the sentiment, which I embossed in silver (a nod to the fork in Taheera's picture....)

Added some Paper Candi and aqua strips on the sides. 

Challenge 9

And after suggestion of several of my commenters I am also adding this car to this weeks CASE this sketch challenge and Fusion challenge - as you can see its just the sketch here...


Have a great day and thanks for visiting!


Deepti said...

Wow Cornelia! I love the gorgeous BG you created :)

hellerlittle said...

Hallo Conny,
vielen Dank für das herzliche Willkommen, allerdings ist mein real-Name Petra und mein Blog
bei Tanja bin ich nur Mitglied im challengeblog.

Ein wunderschönes Bild/Projekt schenkst du uns zum Willkommen - danke

und zu deinen Karten trau ich mich schon nichts mehr zu schreiben, die gefallen mir (bisher) immer.
LG hellerlittle

Anita in France said...

Stunning, Cornelia ... chevrons paired with pops of bold colour ... delicious! Awesome glass ... so beautiful! Anita :)

Darnell J Knauss said...

I am in love with this, Cornelia!! With everything about it!! I think there is a sketch challenge somewhere that has flags in the upper left-hand corner. I'll try and remember where I saw it. This is really a winner in my book! Enjoy the weekend! Hugs, Darnell

Julie Beech said...

Think it was Fusion + CASe the sketch, Darnell. Love how you echoed the pointed napkin in your DP, brill colours too. :)

Barb Ghig said...

OMGoah, Cornelia...You did an amazing job on creating your own patterned paper...actually, it's more like 'High end Designer Paper'! I love how you added the pop of color with your neon inks, too!

By the way, it looks like your card also qualifies for this week's challenge at CTS, if you're interested: http://casethissketch.blogspot.com/2014/06/case-this-sketch-81.html

Lyndal said...

LOVE the shevrons Cornelia - just FAB! So glad you joined in the fun @ FUSION :)

Mrs A. said...

Visually striking. Love the colour combination. Hugs Mrs a.

Jess said...

Great card! Love the colors and geometrics!

Anni said...

So cool! Geniale Farben, tolles Muster und so wunderbar in Szene gesetzt!

Larissa Heskett said...

Such a FUN fun fun card!! I LOVE the colors nod the design!! thanks for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

Bonnie said...

Love these bright and beautiful colors in the background! And the silver really pops!

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) said...

Fantastic background stamping!! You built up the pattern so well and I love how you used the colours from the inspiration to give such perfect pops of colour! Thanks so much for playing to find a Cure For The Monday Blues!

donna mikasa said...

Love how you created your chevron background, and used trendy neon colors! Thanks so much for joining us at Avery Elle!

Dannielle Robeson said...

Beautiful card and love the background! It does work so perfectly with the cas(e) this sketch and fusion, so glad you played along. :)

Katie Gehring said...

Amazing background! Love the colors! Thank you so much for playing along with the Avery Elle Challenge!

Daen'Ys said...

Super schön leuchtende Farben und ein tolles graphisches Muster!! Genial!!