2.15.2013

Because There is No Minute Quite Like the Last Minute

Yup. I wanted to make a card today. So I did. I saw this great inspiration photo over on the Runway Inspired Challenge blog a couple of weeks ago when it was originally posted and kept thinking...Ohhh, I'll just get to that later... well. It's later. HA! The challenge ends tonight and I really wanted to make something for it, so here it is, folks! Coming in at the very last minute..as is my wont.


LOVE the colors! And I also totally loved the bit of vintage feel combined with the strong, bright pink and modern lines of her outfit. So...with those things in mind, I came up with this cute card using the February Card kit from Simon Says Stamp!

Wanna Hang Out?

I love how the subtle pink flecks in the patterned paper totally POPPED when I added the hot pink embossed dress! SO fun! The gold maintains the sleek, while working with the classic background paper to provide that vintage vibe at the same time.

Wanna Hang Out (detail)

And ... I kinda want that dress now. Can't you just see it? A hot pink bodice with the skirt piped in the same pink and a cream skirt with tan and light brown clouds in interesting patterns? TOTALLY fabulous! Just lose the peplum... my hips SO can't do peplum. Just sayin'. HA!

So...there you have it... my last minute, but totally making it in under the deadline Runway Inspired DSquared2 Challenge card! Woot! Woot!

Now go! Make a card! Do it just for fun!!!! But do it! (You will be glad you did. Trust me on this one. I totally know these things, dude. For reals.)

Have a Happy!

Jingle Out!


21 comments:

  1. Oh my my! You are saving the best for the last! Glad that you made the entry! I adore the use of colors and Washi! That background is gorgeous! (I sure would love to hang out with ya!). Thank you so much for joining the fun with us at Runway Inspired Challenge!

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  2. Super cute!!! Love your card and I can definitely see where you got the inspiration from. BTW, I have the exact same washi tape in my collection. ;) just need to get a move on and use it! Hope you have a great weekend!

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  3. Very cool! And very clever! Love it!

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  4. glad you got it done in time... it is darling... love the pink buttons matching the pink in the top of the dress :) Thanks for sharing an awesome card and encouraging us to do the same! Kathi

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  5. Last minute indeed Jingle, but so worth it!! I love the scattering of buttons, and you *know* how I feel about that peplum dress!! Great card!!

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  6. I love it! Love the piece you used for the skirt and the blue belt, and those pink buttons, perfect in every way!

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  7. This looks like a winner to me:)

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  8. Awesome take on the photo! Love it!!

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  9. Love your interpretation of the photo! I love their challenges over there.

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  10. What a great card! I love that little pink dress!!!

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  11. nothing like coming in with a cute card last minute! I love the elegance of the background and the fun-ness of the dress! loverly!

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  12. This is so fun!! Love that cute dress!

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  13. How fun is this? I love the image- and the Washi. Perfect for the inspiration!

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  14. Such a cool interpretation of the inspiration piece. Awesome card!

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  15. What a fun sentiment to go along with the dress! I love that you put clouds on there as a pattern and the washi tape looks great!

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  16. Such a cool card...and way to work under pressure! I am definitely the submit-to-challenges-last-minute type, so I can relate :) The layered tapes with pink buttons is so much fun! Thanks for joining us on the Runway!

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  17. What an awesome card!! LOVE the colors! Congrats on the CAS-ual Fridays design team!

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  18. This is adorable!! Love the vintage look.

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  19. Yeah, I kind of want that dress, too. The embossing and paper you used rock! I love that washi and how you ripped it--fun!

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