Sunday, January 6, 2013

A Checkered Thanks

I made a simple thank you card using a checkered background stamp from Off Beat Backgrounds by Waltzingmouse . The 'thanks' is from Say It Loud another WMS set. I stamped the checkers on a white panel - layered it to a Simply Chartreuse panel and layered that onto the card.

My design was inspired by a checkered green trimmed pillow at the web store - MacKenzie-Child - the inspiration site for Saturday's Inspiration challenge over on Split Coast.

This is also for
 the Cas-ual Fridays challenge - to make a CAS thank you card.

the Less is More challenge - use black and white and a touch of color

Thanks so much for stopping by today - hope you are having a lovely weekend!

Stamps: Waltzingmouse - checkered stamp from Off Beat Backgrounds, Thanks from Say It Loud
Paper: white, simply cheatreuse - PTI
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black


Deborah Frings said...

I really like this - perfect for a guy, especially one who loves motor sports!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Simply wonderful Julia!

Marlou McAlees said...

loving your card Julia :) I visited Mackenzie child's gorgeous store when on my honeymoon to New York :) :) x

Chrissie said...

I'm delighted that you found us!
This is simply terrific, wonderful clean lines and great CAS design!
Thanks so much and do join us again next time.
"Less is More"

Vickie Z said...

Oh, this is so perfect!! Love the checker board and green borders....the sentiment just shines!!

Renee said...

Love that checkerboard...
and in black with a green border...
simply perfect! :)

Curt in Indy said...

Simplistic but striking! Love this color combo. Hope you are doing well and that 2013 brings all that you hope for! Hugs, Curt

Jen said...

julia this is fab... i love lime green

Thanks for joining us
Jen xx
"Less Is More"

Susheel Kaur said...

Brilliant idea


Pauline said...

This is fabulous Julia, so crisp, and I love the little pop of green.

*Vicki* said...

Such a lovely creation dear!! Love the fun CAS design!! ;)

Anne Harada said...

Ms. Julia, I just want to say thank you so, so much for the wonderful Anniversary card you sent me! I was so touched, what a lovely gesture and so very much appreciated! I continue to stalk your blog but have been neglectful in leaving any comments. My NY's resolution is to get back in the habit this year, especially since there are so many creative women like yoo out here sharing your amazing talent (as you've done with this card!).

Thank you again my friend. Blessings to you and your family for the new year!!

dpkennedy said...

Perfect bold Thank You! Love it!

Kathyk said...

Fab card and love the splash of colour


Karen B. said...

So fun and trendy, especially with the green! Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays this week!

mypapercraftworld said...

Wonderfully fresh and graphic ... love it! Anita in France :)


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