Tuesday, March 4, 2014

swell (CASOS, CARDS)

Made a card for two challenges:
CAS on Sunday - #28 Color me Pretty
CARDS magazine - wood veneer

Here's something fun for you.  Do you have tons of nail polish bottles in your house?  We do.  Just used some for Mardi Gras time as a matter of fact.  But what else can you do with nail polish?


Paint your wood veneer to get a cool enamel-y looking finish :)

A stencilled chevron wave.  A teeny weeny fish riding the waves and a Freckled Fawn wood veneer. That's it. Swell, eh?


Supplies for swell:
Paper:  cardbase The Paper Studio, Neenah
Stamps: Fiskars
Ink :Distress inks, 
Tools: chevron plate die PTI, rectangle Lil Inker
Other: veneer Freckled Fawn,  red nail polish

18 comments:

  1. Swell, it is! And if it was my card, I'd be entering it into Muse and Dynamic Duos :)

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  2. What a fun, swell card! I zeroed in on the fish right away ;o) Love!!!

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  3. What a fun card and great idea! I'll be digging through my nail polish very soon :)

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  4. Very clever idea Maria, it looks fab!

    Warm hugs
    Maarit

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  5. This is really cool!! Thanks for your comment!!

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  6. YOU are swell. Jeez. This is pheeenomonal.

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  7. CAS perfection (and will definitely try nail polish on wood embellishments)!

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  8. Love, love, love your card! I can't stop looking at it...and your are so clever to paint it with nail polish too. Can't wait to give that a try!

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  9. This is such a great example of how less can be more! WOW!! So striking and amazing!

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  10. Very pretty card, I love the colors!
    Thanks for playing with us at CAS on Sunday!
    Mariken xx

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  11. More than swell… Swelltastic!

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