Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Be Inspired #25: Sheetload Shortcut Shoutout

Hm - say that three times fast!!! LOL
This week Alicia from Sheetload and Shortcuts is the sponsor over at the Cuttlebug Challenge blog. It's an intersite challenge as the Sheetload team is also revealing the new issue. We were given some of the acetate and frosted blanks to play with this week. I have to say, I thought that I had really good acetate sheets until I got these in the mail. They are a wonderful thickness and emboss beautifully!

I used the Textile folder to emboss the clear card base and eliminated a layer as I really wanted to see through the card. I used my ink pads and waterbrush to color my image before mounting to the Raspberry Tart paper. My sentiment was trimmed closely and added without matting to my card. Two hot pink gems finish it off.

Be sure to visit the Cuttlebug Challenge blog to see what the rest of the team created. You won't be disappointed. You can also view the sketch. Sheetload is providing the prize this week - some wonderful card blanks. Be sure to leave your creation using the sketch in Mr Linky at the CBC blog. And visit the Sheetload blog too to see the new issue and what their team came up with using the same sketch!!

If you haven't taken the survey regarding the Cuttlebug and what you'd love to see in future releases, be sure to do so. Be sure to follow the blog too - one there are 1000 followers, more sneak peeks will be revealed and prizes will be given away!!

Keep scrolling to see my Flutter By work for this week!

26 comments:

Allison said...

beautiful use of the acrylic and great interpretation of the sketch
AllisonX

Riet said...

what a beautiful card Cassie,l love the image.

hugs Riet.x

Mrs J said...

Beautiful Cassie! So simple and elegant with gorgeous papers and stamp - perfection! Great take on the sketch. And I agree too, these acrylic card bases are so good!
Hugs Mrs Jx

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Oh how awesome!! I love the idea of the CB through the acetate!! Gorgeous card Cassie!! TFS!

Karen said...

I love the colors and the stamp against the beautiful Textile Texture folder! Just gorgeous!!

Tricia said...

i have so much acetate and I just never can do much with it. Your card has inspired me! It is beautiful!

cardcrazy said...

So pretty! I love the colours, they are so cheerful!
Peggy

JennK said...

What a pretty card!! Love the flowers...Spring is coming soon right??

dannisdoodles said...

feminine, soft & oh so gorgeous!!!

Bouncy, Flouncy, Fun,Fun, Fun said...

Cassie, this is so elegant and soft! I love the colors!

Hugs~Becky

Wendy said...

I've embossed vellum, but I've never thought to emboss acetate. Too cool! I will definately have to give it a try! TFS! :)

Meli Mitchell said...

Ooooh, Cass, that is so pretty!

Danni said...

So, so pretty!! Wow!

Kimmie0270 said...

the embossing on the acetate is DIVINE!

Melody said...

Beautiful and elegant! I love the way the embossing looks.

Susan (peebsmama) said...

This would have been pretty on it's own, but the addition of the embossed acetate really brings this to a whole new level of fabulousness.

Janna said...

Cassie this is just beautiful as is all your creations!! I love the idea of embossing the acetate and your image is colored beautifully! I am so intimidated by the acetate card but I really want to try it after seeing your stunning creation!

smiles,
janna

Heather said...

Cassie,

This card is gorgeous!!! I love the acetate and the images and paper you did a wonderful job on this!!!

Heather

Eva said...

Cassie, gorgeous card with the sketch!!! I love how you embossed the clear card base...it's stunning!!

jami {sgtStamper} said...

wow Cassie - that is such a cool look - I just love embossed acetate, and these colors are divine!!

Heather said...

Cassie, this is just GORGEOUS!!!! Great job!

Captain Scrappy said...

Just lovely! Beautiful card :)

Beth said...

Oh Cassie this card is beautiful love every detail of it.
Hugs
Beth

Nathalia Castellon said...

This is so soft and lovely! All the details coordinate perfectly, beautiful card Cassie!

Terrie B x said...

`Beautiful` card..Have a lovely Monday:)♥

Amber said...

Love how you embossed the sheetload Cassie, it looks wonderful. And the colors are so soft and pretty together:)
Hugs
Amber