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January 25, 2011

Creative Card Crew - your Country Colors

Hope you're enjoying your Tuesday!

Tuesday evenings bring a new challenge each week @ Creative Card Crew!  The challenge this week is to use your country's colors on your creation.

Can you guess which country I'm representing??????

STEELER Nation!  {{muahahahaha}} that was my evil laugh!!

Stamps: Digital Delights sentiment
Paper: SU! cs
Other:  Offray ribbon

I love making Americana cards, but got to thinkin' I wanted to go a different direction this time.

My scary thought process...
  1. I knew there would be bunches of inspirational creations in red, white and blue for the US & Uk, so I decided to have a bit of fun with mine.
  2. Digital Delights is known for it's whimsical cuteness, so I wanted to be a rebel and do elegant!
  3. I'm determined to create cards this new year that I can actually use & send, KWIM?
I hope you'll come play with us (using your country's ACTUAL colors please!) lol  Pop over to check out the rest of the DT creations and read all the prize info about this week's sponsor Digital Delights @ the Creative Card Crew Challenge blog!

Well, we had a regular heatwave here today, eight degrees ABOVE freezing.  yay!  I even had the window open a little, with two woodstoves going it got a bit hot in the afternoon!  Talk about cozy!  lol 

Enjoy your evening!

Pollycraft - black, white & 1 other
Woodware USA - Anything Goes
Challenge Up Your Life - clean & simple
Wild Orchid - sentiments
Everybody Art Challenge -favorites (definitely the colors right now & CAS my fav style)
Lucy's Cards sketch...

Note: for those of you who are wondering...the Pittsburgh Steelers are an American Football team, headed for the Superbowl on Feb 6th!  Steelers.com 



Mary G. said...

Maria- very pretty card...but...the Steelers are going down! GO PACK!!

Signed a Ravens fan! :)

Shelly said...

Such a pretty card! You cracked me up with your Steeler's Nation comment. lol

Justine said...

Go Steelers!!! I love this clean and very classy card

Christine Riley said...

What a gorgeous card, love the CAS look! Go Steelers! (I lived in Morgantown, WV for 3 years while in law school, it's Steeler country up there so I learned to be a Steelers fan pretty quick :) ).
Hugs, Christine

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Hi maria. *hugs* What a great card. So simple and delightful I love it!

Patti J said...

Should be a great ball game! Great card, dear friend!!!

Jennifer said...

Love the clean look of this card. Very Pretty!! Thanks for stopping by my blog today and your sweet comment!! (= Looking forward to the blog hop on Friday!!

Marlene said...

Very pretty card! I need a few of these in my stash, too!

I'm not a huge football fan, but I love Superbowl! Bring on the crazy commercials and the yummy food!

Wendy said...

Fabulous card:) Hope you enjoyed using our stamps.
Wendy (aka Louby Loo)
Digital Delights

Donna said...

Fabulous CAS card Maria, I don't know much about American football but love those colours, must be a good team lol. Enjoy your day. Donna x

isu.alum said...

Great card...but I'm a Packer Backer! LOL...Thanks for playing in the WoodwareUSA challenge this week. Good luck!


Denise @ kc242 said...

Such a lovely and elegant card! What a wonderful take on the challenge!

Cheryl said...

this is just so elegant hun love it hugs cheryl xx

Joan said...

This is so awesome Maria. It's clean and neat and so classy looking! Great job.

The Stamper's Touch said...

Well I happen to live just north of Pittsburgh, so of course I will yell out a YOI and say "Go Steelers!!" Steeler fan definitely bleed black and gold!! And I love your humor Maria when choosing your "country's" colors!!!! I'm wavin' my Terrible Towel!!


Lynsey said...

This is such an elegant card and just perfect for our colour theme at Pollycraft this week.
Thanks for joining in.
Hugs Lynsey x

Alanna said...

This is so classy looking. Very nice.

Joan Ervin said...

What a beautiful CAS design, Maria, and I love the colors!!! You picked the best nation...I am a die hard Steelers fan...Whoohoo!!!!!!!

Elena said...

Gorgeous card, Maria!

Rachel Hope said...

Simply Gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with the Woodware USA "Anything Goes" challenge!