Saturday, July 17, 2010

Curtain Call Act 39



I had to sit and stare at this inspiration picture and just "....sigh....." for a while when I first saw it!  Just LOVE the greens and the touch of kraft - a perfect colour combo for me.

I immediately thought of leaves when I saw the colours and yet again wished I had PTI's Turning a New Leaf set!!  Have you ever noticed that whenever you reeeeally want a set, some paper, accessory, Nestie etc. it seems to be on every blog you visit!  Nothing like reminders of how much you want it and the fact that you don't have it!  Think I'm beginning to turn a shade of Wild Wasabi when it comes to this set LOL!

Sorry, I regressed....on to the card.  I decided to use this week's SCS sketch and my new Studio G leaf stamp.  I just love this cute little leaf -- and the price was right too!  I stamped it in celery and garden green (don't have wasabi ink yet), crimped the horizontal strip, added some raffia, and created a dotted.  Another CAS card, but I love the clean crisp feel to it.
The rest of the Curtain Call Crew have some samples for your inspiration and over the summer we will be having a new guest designer every month! 
And, our July Guest Designer, Silke Ledlow at My Life


We'd love it if you joined us too!!  Simply create a card using this week's colours and add your card to Mr. Linky on Stacey's blog.  If  you are uploading to a public gallery, please make sure to use the keyword Curtain Call 39.  Each week, Stacey will select one person to receive her "I Got The Lead At The Curtain Call"  Award as well as five people to receive her "I'm A Top 5 Curtain Call Show Stopper" Award which you can post on your blog, so come on over and join the fun!

I'm off to a LSS garage sale today with the hopes of selling some of my unloved stamping supplies.  If all goes well, I will be able to treat myself to that PTI leaf set I was just talking about!!!

Thanks for visiting and have a great day (((hugs))).






What's In It?
Stamps:  Studio G, Stampin' Up Polka Dots Background Stamp
Paper:  Wild Wasabi, Certainly Celery, Kraft, White
Ink:  Certainly Celery, Garden Green, Black
Accessories:  Crimper, Raffia, Dimensionals

29 comments:

Stacey Schafer said...

love this, Marisa!

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

LOL girl, you crack me up!! :D
I love this stamp, having it, you don't really need to worry about PTI! :) Wonderful, fresh design, great job again! Luv, xxx

Krista Driessen said...

Great card !!!!

Julie said...

Gorgeous, Marisa!! Good luck at your sale today! I hope you sell enough to get that awesome set!! You will love it. :)

Julie said...

Fantastic card Marissa! Love the corrugated piece....I need to dig mine out and use it more!

Maureen said...

love the textures on this one, Marisa :) the crimpinga nd raffia are darling :) Good luck at the LSS...it alwayse feels good to move things along and make a few $ to buy something new :) What are you selling? I usually sell my old SU sets from eons ago...I find they sell really well but I price them low ($5.00 a set). Which LSS is it? One that I need to come and visit? LOL ttys...

Vicki said...

Super pretty Marisa!! Love this!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

I also like this leave! Great masculine card actually!!

Good luck at the g sale~~

Andrea said...

Great card, Marissa.

Emily Keaton said...

Ooo!! So pretty, Marisa. I love those greens with the kraft, too! I hope you did well at the garage sale--well enough to treat yourself to the PTI leaf set and turn back to your normal coloring :)

Silke Ledlow said...

Marisa...there is that awesome leave image again!!! Still need to use mine :)!!! It does work perfectly with this weeks colors!!! Love your take on the Sketch too!!! Beautiful card!!!

Glad you survived VBS...LOL!!! Hugs ~S~

Wanda Cullen said...

This is such a great leaf image...you don't really need that other one - lol! Love these colors, too...great card!

Heidi said...

this is very pretty, simple and clean/crisp!@

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

This is fabulous Marisa!!! Love the crimped layer with the twine addition plus the brads!! Such a serene feel to it!!

Sue Kohler said...

Great stuff Marisa! Love the addition of the raffia- perfect! I hear you when you say you never have the RIGHT stamp sets to use I keep getting more sets that I really NEED but never seem to have the ones that I want to use!! Seems we have to be happy with what we have-lol!! You certainly have used what you have fabulously! :)

Shelley Germann said...

You said the magic words, Studio G and "price is right." I will be on the search for yet another recommended stamp!

Love your crimping and twine!

Oh, and I know what you mean about the PTI set...I was thinking the same thing. I'm placing an order this week!

Betty Wright said...

This is wonderful, Marisa! Great colors and your design is terrific! I think this image works beautifully! I know what you mean about the PTI, though. I had to have that one. You can NEVER go wrong with a bunch of leaves! LOL! Great card!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is so pretty Marisa! I love your take on the sketch and your addition of the raffia!! Simply elegant. I love your style!

Lea L. said...

This is very pretty! I love the crimped strip of paper in the background!! Great job with the colors this week!

♥♥♥Lea

devlinwhite designs said...

You make me chuckle Marisa! I felt like that about Turning a New Leaf for ages too but eventually folded and got my hands on it! Love what you've done with your card - that crimped effect with the added raffia is such a great extra touch!

Sally Atkins said...

Truly beautiful card Marisa. I love that image, and the crimped strip is a gorgeous touch.

Linda Callahan said...

Just beautiful!

TannyP said...

I'm with you - what a gorgeous color combo......bliss! You did this up so beautifully - I really hope your sales went well because we all deserve some PTI love every now & then! (at least that's what I keep telling myself, even when I close the page before clicking 'order') One day!

Kristina said...

Who doesn't love green with kraft?! Such a great color combo!! Lovely job with the challenges!

I see you survived VBS for another year! I always love helping with VBS when I can. Crazy kids = a crazy time (but always worth it!).

I'm up at my parents' house and enjoying the last few peaceful moments before the wedding blitz. Sloughs of people begin arriving tomorrow, with a whole lot more arriving on Thursday and Friday. I'm trying to psych myself up for the long-haul. I'm so looking forward to the wedding, but looking even more forward to it all being over, hehe.

Susan (rainy) said...

Beautiful card, Marisa. The leafy image that you used works perfectly, too. Love the crimping. It adds such great texture... I always forget about that cool little tool.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Oh I loooove that crimped panel as an accent!! Very cool!

Susan (peebsmama) said...

Thanks for visiting my blog. Looks we had the same inspiration for our color challenge with the leaves and twine. I also like your corrugated strip. Nice.

Colleen Dietrich said...

I can see why you like this card so much. Just like being in the outdoors, this palette of soothing greens is calming to look at. Great job on the sketch, Marisa!

Melissa said...

I love it, Marisa - and I can totally relate to the "need-it-but-don't-have-it-and-I-see-it-everywhere" thing...it's so not fair! :) Hope you were able to sell some of your stash!