Monday, November 16, 2009

Arch Window Card-Upcycled!!




Did you notice my clever use of the hip and trendy term "upcycle"? I see this word sprinkled about by people who are ever so much cooler than I, and have been waiting for the opportunity to prove that I am quite current. The beautiful vintage scene I used for this Creative Cuts and More Arch Window card is actually cut from the cover of my Graphic 45 Christmas Past paper pad. I love how it turned out, and I'm feeling very smug about my wise use of resources.

I made this for this week's 2 Sketches 4 You challenge, but I couldn't quite get the sketch right, so I'm not sure I should even link it. Sometimes I just can't convince my card to acquiesce to the sketch. What's a girl to do? Some cards are just disobedient. Creative Cuts and More is sponsoring 2S4Y this week, if you have time, please play with us! I love Laura & Kazan's sketches, they are very talented! Sometimes I even make a card that resembles the sketch!!

17 comments:

~amy~ said...

LOL...carla, you're so funny...I love this...great job upcycling!!!

Julie said...

I'm not cool (dang it!), and I must not hang out with any cool people, cuz I have NEVER heard the term "upcycle" before! I'm sticking with you, Carla--I need to keep on top of things!!!

LOVE this gorgeous, vintage card--the arched window is fabulous! I don't care if you stuck with the sketch or not, I love it! Hope you're having a wonderful day! (I'm freezing!)

Corie said...

WOW -- this is gorgeous

Noelle Reese said...

LOL I have not heard of upcycle either but you are very funny and the card is gorgeous!

Pat (mspfd) said...

OMG, this is drop dead gorgeous! Fabulous, Carla!

mustangkayla said...

Too funny Carla! Fantastic card!

Catherine said...

What a beautiful and innovative card! I love the term "upcycle"!

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Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

ABSOLUTELY stunning! LOVE the added icy sparkle around the windows .. you are so creative!

I'm with Julie ... I'm obviously not "cool" ... never heard this term and have no idea what it means ... oops age showing again!! LOL!!

Awesome creation my friend ... keep up the good work!!

Justine said...

Wowzers, this is AMAZING!!!!!

Ila said...

Oh Wow! this is totally Beautiful!!..I love the image and and sparkle!!...Hugs, Ila

Sue Lelli said...

THX for leaving a comment on my blog so I could find YOUR blog! LOVE this card (how did you do the ice around the windows????) and all of your MANY tags are FAB! LOVE it ALL!

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