CAS-ual Fridays Challenge #97

Happy Friday, all! =) It's time for a new challenge over at CAS-ual Fridays! Here is this week's challenge.

The new challenge theme is to use chevrons and flowers on your projects. Here is my card.

This Studio Calico chevron mask has been sitting in my stash for a while now and I finally break it out for this challenge. =) I taped it down over the cardstock and brushed some gesso over the mask to get the background. I really like the textures gesso created!

The floral piece is actually a patterned envelop from Fancy Pants, I didn't use it as an envelop but it's still a nice "embellishment." =) The banner and sentiment are from Happy Every Day set by Simon Says Stamp.

This week's sponsor is Ellen Hutson. Enter your chevrons and flowers projects for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to use at Ellen Hutson! See all the challenge details here.

That's all from me. My fellow Girl Fridays made some amazing samples for this week's challenge, so don't forget to go and check them out at CAS-ual Fridays! Hope you can join us this week! =)

Have a sweet day and thanks for stopping by!

cardstock: (Rustic White) Papertrey Ink
clear stamp: (banner, sentiment) Simon Says Stamp
dye inks: (Butter Bar) Hero Arts
pigment ink: (Onyx Black) Tsukineko
accents: (floral mini envelope) Fancy Pants, (yellow, aqua, grey enamel dots) My Mind's Eye
mask: (chevron) Studio Calico
die: (floers) Simon Says Stamp
tool: (die-cut machine) Provo Craft
other: (gesso) Ranger Industries, (foam tape) 3M
card size: 4" x 5 1/2"


Sue said…
Gorgeous card Alice. I love the gesso chevrons and the white die cut flowers are beautiful.
Sue xx
Sylvia Blum said…
ohhh... this is fab! looooove your use of the chevron mask with white gesso (on white cardstock)!
Sylvia xx
yyam said…
Woohoo! Glad to see you playing around with gesso. This looks amazing!
Taheerah said…
Oh my goodness, that gesso background is *fabulous*!! The rest of your details are awesome too but that background totally makes the card for me!! :-)
jodpea said…
In the side angle photo, I think the background looks like a chunky knit sweater! I had to come over here n find out how u'd done it...
~amy~ said…
I super love this!
Ida said…
This is really pretty. I love the textured chevron background and the wonderful flower die cut.
Danni said…
So pretty!! Love everything about this!
Linda Beeson said…
It is all wonderful! LOVE that gesso background.
Amy Johnson said…
this is fabulous! I've never seen that gesso masking technique before. Does it make the card heavy to mail?
Andrea W said…
Very cool! I LOVE the texture. Very pretty card!
Marlena M. said…
I LOVE this~wonderful job pairing that mask with the beautiful flowers Alice~
Angie Tieman said…
Such a COOL card! I love that gesso chevron texture!
Tenia Nelson said…
LURVE!!! Gesso chevron.....TOTALLY AWESOME!!!
~ Jo ~ said…
Oh MY! I LOVE This card!!! First off, I love chevrons and i love the white and how simple this card seems to come together. You rocked this!

cm said…
Such a stunning, eye-catching elegant card! Your chevrons, in particular, are beautiful, and the flowers - lovely! Thank you for leaving a comment on my blog - coming from you, a card-maker with so much creativity and expertise - makes it extra special! I'm having a happy dance moment! Thank you for the added inspiration!

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