Wednesday, September 3, 2014

carbs, schmarbs!



post 2 of 2 for me today...click HERE for my Sweet Stamp Shop card.



In motivation for us to use our growing Stampin' Up supplies, Kimberly, Tonya & I have been throwing out weekly challenges.

In this card, I used:


&

{seriously, you just gotta own this set for the name}


 I heat embossed everything in gold and used my M's watercolors.


I finished my card off with Coral Divine Twine.

The base is a Fabriano card...love them!

Tonya challenged us with


(be sure to check out Tonya & Kimberly's cards!)


What do you think of when you hear the word Luxury?

carbs:  There was a time when I could eat tons of carbs, not so much anymore.  They make me sleepy and well, aren't good for my waistline.

Fabriano:  These Italian card bases are ultra-luxurious.  Their paper mills date back to 1264!

30 comments:

  1. sooo cute!!! that embossing is amazing!!!

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  2. OMG, I absolutely love this sentiment lol! The gold heat embossing gives the card such a finished look and I just love the card base you used. This card looks like it belongs in a boutique!

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  3. so pretty! Love the gold embossing :-)

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  4. HA! Love the sentiment! And your cake is gorgeous!

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  5. Amen! Bring on the cake! Love the gold/watercolor!

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  6. funny sentiment. love the choice of gold!

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  7. Awesome card Amy love the gold embossed :)

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  8. your right that name is awesome.. what a fun fun card..

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  9. Lovely card! I love your watercoloring, and the gold embossing is gorgeous!

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  10. Love that gold! WOW, sweet watercolor wonderful!!!

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  11. Talk about gorgeous! I love this card for 3 reasons 1) I totally agree with 'carbs schmarbs' 2) I thought I was the only one in the world that said 'yippee skippee' and 3) I LOVE that you stamped and heat embossed this, the water colours look so pretty against the gold. 3 reasons for awesomeness!!

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  12. Adorable and this is perfect paper for the theme--texture makes it seem edible... kind of frosting-like! Delish!

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  13. Love the gold embossing and that stamped sentiment is too funny!

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  14. I love this fun sentiment and your sweet card :)

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  15. LOL Leave it to you to come up with carbs being a luxury! :) Fun card, and great sentiment too - thanks for joining in at ATCAS~

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  16. LOL! Oh that sentiment cracks me up. I need it! Such a sweet card! :)

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  17. Sweet! The gold embossing is the perfect touch, making this card truly special.

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  18. So perfectly CAS, gold embossing is an amazing touch!

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  19. Love your idea of luxury :) That cake looks delicious! :) Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

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  20. Gold embossing is luxurious! And that sentiment is a hoot!

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  21. Yum!!! What a fab cake......definitely a luxury! Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

    Karen x

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  22. Oooh, that card base is so luxurious looking! and love the CAS design. Happy and adorable!

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  23. Cute as can be! So in love with the gold embossing, Amy!

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  24. Sweetness in every morsel...er, detail! And at 10:30 am, I am officially craving cake. Now!
    Hugs~c

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Cheers,
~amy~