Friday, October 26, 2012


Yesterday smelled like summer & felt like summer~it was so weird!

Today looks like another chance of the same~YES!!!

One last second to


the warmth!

This week at

the goal is to create a clean and simple project using Kraft.

The leaves may be crunchy and losing color...but we can still enjoy them~

Julia Stainton

I love the texture going on with her card!!!

I have a mini-texture strip on mine-created from a rosette die.

 Have you had a burst of sunshine in your corner of the world?

I say take it and run!

~ENJOY the sunshine and warmth while you can friends~

stamp: Technique Tuesday Fly
ink: Memento Ink Pistachio
dies: My Favorite Things Rosette Die-namics,Sizzix Sizzlits Flowers Branches Leaves
paper: Bazzill kraft and yellow,Georgia Pacific white
other: Tim Holtz Distress Tool,stapler


  1. You created some gorgeous textures for the diecut flower branches, Marlena! Love the color contrast and design! So glad that you join the fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  2. Such a lovely card - love the simplicity and texture! ~ Blessings, Tracey

  3. Pretty card, I love all the texture and color! Can you send some of that summer weather to Wisconsin?

  4. Marlena, this is fabulous! LOVE the colors you chose--that yellow looks amazing with the neutrals! And the texture is just wonderful! :)

  5. Marlena, I just love your card!! That yellow looks fantastic layered with the white + kraft, and then you go and accordion fold it ... gorgeous! The staples, and the rough edges all add to your card.

  6. I love this the pop of color!

  7. This card jumped right out at me in the gallery! Very nice, love the yellow and white color combo.

  8. Very pretty card. Love your take on the inspiration piece!

  9. The pleated card is just fab under the simple leaves ... love it! Anita in France

  10. I love this, the fan fold looks great behind the cut out.


  11. Well done, love the bright coloured texture paper underneath the white die leaves!

  12. Very pretty Marlena. The tectured strip looks awesome with the die-cut leaf.

  13. This is a cool design! the color combo just pops!

  14. LOVE this, great texture, the staples are great! Thanks for joining us at CASE Study!

  15. So very prety , Marlena! Love the yellow folded paper. The edges of your Kraft paper look great!

  16. Gorgeous card! Love all the texture!

  17. Awesome card! I love the distressed Kraft and the staples! The white leafy stems are gorgeous too! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!


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