Saturday, August 23, 2014

Cutting Edge Blog Hop: Fill My Thoughts

I had the thrill yesterday of being a guest designer for the Cutting Edge Blog Hop hosted by Pretty Pink Posh but I couldn't stop with just yesterday's card.


Today's card is a little simpler and relies on some cute feathers for interest.  This card uses stamps and dies by Simon Says Stamp who is one of the sponsors on the hop.  I cut the feathers and then used stencils and white ink to sponge a pattern on just one side.

Fill My Thoughts

This is a hop in which everybody needs to participate.  There are prizes for playing and prizes for commenting.  The hop is to celebrate die cuts so you need at least one on your card - other rules are at the blog hop link: Cutting Edge Blog Hop.  Check out these sponsors!


I used the colors from the color throwdown.  I had bookmarked this challenge as a must-do mostly because I could not even imagine how to use these three colors together.  But my hat's off to color throwdown - it's a fun combo!


  • Stamps: Simon Says Stamp You
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Night of Navy, Pale Plum, Pear Pizzazz
  • Ink: Stampin' Up Night of Navy, WPlus9 White
  • Accessories: Simon Says Stamp You, Pointed Feathers and Tilted Banners dies, Simon Says Balloons and Patterns stencils, Studio 490 Checkmate Stencil, Pretty Pink Posh Mossy Green sequins

48 comments:

Ardyce Seabrook said...

Such an elegant clean card! love the feathers! Super Nice!

Lucinde said...

The green and purple match perfectly! Great card

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Fabulous card, Kim! Love the feathers and CAS design!

Julia Altermann said...

Love the color scheme and the CAS style you applied, Kim! TFS!

Marisa said...

Fabulous use of the colour combo and loving the feathers wtih the die cuts around them!

Lisa said...

VERY pretty Kim!!

Megan said...

I like the stenciled pattern on the feathers!

Sue D said...

I like the CAS design and color combo.

Fiona Dickinson said...

such a great CAS card, I love the little touch of olive green

Stephanie Poteet said...

Beautiful card!

Sheryl said...

Love this card, it's gorgeous!

Joanne Herbert said...

Just gorgeous!

Laila B. said...

Gorgeous card...love it!!!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Such a sweet card Kim. Love those feathers and the pretty sequins. The delicate die-cut word look awesome with the banner. Thank you for playing along with us at The Color Throwdown this week.

DoofyJEss2 said...

Great card! Love the added interest on the feather die cuts!

Lunarea said...

Wow! This is stunning, Kim! The dies are gorgeous, but those colors... Love them!

Sharon said...

What a lovely card!

Cheryl said...

Very pretty card! I do like the color combo.

Lisa Lara said...

Awesome Kim.

francesca said...

beautiful card!!!

Narelle Farrugia said...

Oh wow Kim - your card is just gorgeous!

cm said...

You've taken that 'unusual' colour combination and worked magic with it. The feathers are gorgeous; this is one elegant, classy card. LOVE it!!
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Bobby said...

I love the card design and it was a perfect way to use those colors.

Barbara said...

OK, this could not BE any more perfect, Kim! I love every.single.thing about it! Thanks so much for playing the Color Throwdown this week!

Jen said...

Fabulous Kim. I love the stencil design on just half of the feathers.

Vickie Z said...

Bar's right it is PERFECT!! Love the pattern you added to 1/2 the feathers!! Glad you tried the colors!!

Jenny said...

Love it!! Totally pinning this one :)

Nora N. said...

This is lovely!! I like the feathers and the soft colors that you used!!

Amy C. said...

This is a pretty and clean design! The sentiment is sweet.

Gaylynn said...

So pretty with the feathers and the lavender. Love this.

Bettina said...

Love the simple elegance of your card.

Ceal said...

Another beauty! love the colors!

Theresa Forseth said...

This is so lovely! I love the crisp and clean design!

Kim said...

I love your clean card!! Fantastic job with these colors!!

Joan Ervin said...

Love your awesome stenciled feathers and the layering of all the elements...beautifully done!!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!!

Mary-Anne V said...

Great colours together...love the stenciled part of the feathers.

Broni said...

I love how you stenciled the feathers with white! And this is such a great composition! Wonderful! So glad you joined us for this week's Color Throwdown challenge!

Broni said...

Ok, it's your fault! I loved your card so much that I had to go check out the blog hop. Now I have to go enter the card I stopped everything to make! LOL! Thanks, Kim!

Stamp to Create said...

Great job combining these colors... Looks awesome! Will note this color combo for one of my next projects.

Julie GM said...

Love this! Simple yet stunning! Pinned!

laurie said...

It's just perfect! I pretty much like everything about this!!!

Lucy said...

This is so awesome!
This is one of my very favorite color combos!
The feathers are so pretty.

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

awesome color combo!

Claire said...

This is stunning - I would never have put those colours together but they look beautiful!

JD/ Jill said...

Very pretty...really like the colors!

wienerhoneymooners said...

Perfect for color throw down, wow. I never tire of feathers!!!!

Deepti said...

Terrific is the word for this !!

Doris said...

What a beautiful color combo to work with, and you did beautifully with it!