Friday, August 27, 2010

CSS Alumni Limited Supply Challenge Hop!


The CSS Alumni were sweet enough to let me join in the hop, thanks ladies!
This month's challenge was to create a card that contains only the following items and no others:

One Neutral color for your card base: White, Ivory, Black, Brown or Kraft (check)

Two different colors of card stock (check!)
One patterned paper (check!)
Three buttons (on flower centers, check!)
One color of ribbon (oops, does gingham count?! eek! it's just one ribbon, though!)
As little or as many images as you'd like (check!)


I inked over my flowers from "Wild at Heart" with a black marker, huffed then stamped them onto this Mariposa DP fron DCWV. I wasn't sure if the supplies were so limited that you couldn't use Nesties or punches, so I cropped my greetinginto a rectangle just to be safe! (Okay, now I'm wondering if my white and black count as colors?! hmmm...) This was my first time to try the gathered ribbon with Scor-tape, you like? It was fun to do!


Hope you are enjoying hopping! Please make you way over to Melissa Cash's blog!

27 comments:

Carla (cmsuto) said...

This is gorgeous, Melanie! I love the background DP and gingham ribbon!

Giovana said...

Beautiful card Melanie!! I hope the ribbon counts because I used gingham too :)

Tina Gilliland said...

I LOVE how you used your new stamp on this!! Fabulous!!!

Betty Neville said...

Gorgeous card Melanie! Great job with the ribbon!

Sharri said...

Gorgeous card Melanie!! I love the flowers stamped on the patten paper and you did a great job on the ribbon!!!

Melissa Cash said...

Melanie, your card is super D duper! I love the pink/black color combo and your ruffled ribbon treatment. I can't wait to get my Wild at Heart set. Fun, fun, fun!

Cheri said...

How cool it is having you join us on this hop, Mel. I just ordered this stamp set and I can't wait. Your card is gorgeous.

Bluemoon said...

Great card & I luv the new stamp set too!

Theresa Momber said...

Wow, that turned out great! Love that technique with your set. Gorgeous!

Carolina said...

Thanks so much for joining us and can't believe with you being sick and all, you created and sharing such a beautiful card! Love the ribbon treatment and the addition of the buttons on the flower is the perfect touch!

Miss Boo (a.k.a. jen70) said...

Such a gorgeous card! Love the colors and the ribbon.

Susie said...

Pretty card Melanie! Love the colors and the new stamp. Isn't the gathered ribbon fun to do? I've used the technique on several cards lately.

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, I just love the pink and black color combo and how you stamped your beautiful flowers onto the dp...absolutely gorgeous!!!!

cgargus said...

Really beautiful! The colors together with the ribbon are so elegant!

Miesje said...

I love that! The paper is perfect, the ribbon is wonderful! I just love it!

Diana said...

Beautiful card - and love the way you used the ribbon. TFS

joy said...

Wonderful card! Love, love love the ruffled black gingham ribbon with the pink! Totally awesome combination!

catdidit said...

OOoo loving that ruffled ribbon, GOT to try that one! Such gorgeous colors, one of my fav combos too!

sassyb07 said...

fabulous card! I love how you did your ribbon
hugs, Valerie

Rose Ann said...

This is so striking, Melanie...and I love your ribbon treatment!!

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

What a beautiful card, Melanie! I adore the pink and black, and that gathered gingham ribbon is too sweet in your overall design!

dj1952 said...

Gorgeous card. I love the pink and black.

Georgia Ehrmann said...

lovely colors together and I love the whole look of it! Wonderful! TFS

Becky said...

Beautiful card, love the ribbon.

Sue Van said...

Melanie, I love what you have done with those flowers, definitely on my list to try with this set. That gingham ribbon is the perfect accent, really pops.

terrie said...

love the color and the ribbon..well done

Jessica said...

This is a beautiful card! I love that stamp. And the colors are tereffic! TFS