Monday 9 April 2012

CASE of Ange for Jay Gee's Nook #18


This morning, as I was browsing blog world, I came across THESE CARDS on Ange Kelly's blog and my jaw dropped open. It stayed open for a long time. I pinned this card. 51 other people re-pinned it almost immediately. The card did not leave my mind all morning. So at lunch time today, I sat down and had a play to see what I could make in the same style.  First I pulled out PTI Botanical Silhouettes, but what I really wanted to create was a fun card for my two year old niece. So I grabbed PTI Tag-Its #10, Think Big Favorites #13, Block Alphabet dies, and a rainbow of Stampin'Up! inks and off I went.

This is my card.
I already had rainbows and balloons and parties in my head from the inspiration board for challenge 18 over at Jay Gee's Nook for this month. Ange's card just galvanised me to action, immediately!
I will admit that making this card was a little fiddly. Trying to double pop those letters with tiny pieces of foam was difficult, and my hands were shaking, LOL! But I love how it turned out.

Thanks for coming to visit today.



Gayatri said...

Michelle, my jaws just dropped open too looking at your card. Very colourful and fun. I love how your have popped "Allegra" giving a little pink colour on the edges:) Cute idea. Fab take on the challenge!

Karen M said...

Gorgeous card Michelle - its bright & colourful and I love how you popped up the name, hugs x x

Unknown said...

Hi Michelle, thanks so much for your lovely comments. I need to share something with you about the card - what I actually did was die cut my letters 3 times in coloured card stock then once in white (neutral), I then stuck them together (like chipboard) with the white on top ready for stamping. Much, much easier than tiny pieces of dimensionals. Hope this helps next time you try this technique .... Cheers Ange

Unknown said...

Hey Michelle, me again (Ange) I just wanted to say how awesome you card is! and thanks so much for playing along with us this month ... :) Ange

Jenny said...

I too saw 'the' card and had the same reaction...loads of re-pins too!!!
I just love your version as well, those fun colourful images make a great party style card and kudos to you for all those fiddly foam pads....well worth the patience :0)
Jenny x

Jay Gee said...

Michelle this looks awesome! The name looks so effective - wonderful card :) Thanks so much for joining us at Jay Gee's.

Tracey McNeely said...

Awesome card Michelle! I love the way your card turned out. Lots of great stamping.

Wishcraft said...

Fab design and so pretty too :o) Lisa x

Nikki Spencer said...

This is such a cool card Michelle, l love the rainbow effect, it's perfect for the images and greeting..a really fun card!
Love your style and the inspiration you provide..:0)
I have sent a Blog Award your way, details available on my blog. xxx

nic said...

wow, that is beautiful. i adore everything with a good helping of pop, and the spring colors just make my heart sing. gorgeous, michelle!