Thursday, September 10, 2009

An A-Door-Able Card

This is my first sample of Clear Dollar Stamps' set "I A-Door You." I love word play, so the sayings in this set, as well as many of the CDS sets, are just right up my alley.

CS and PAPERS: dark brown textured, sunny yellow, white
INK: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
MARKERS (if any): Copics Y26 and Y15, Prismacolor markers
EMBELLISHMENTS and TOOLS: pop dots, brads, embroidery floss, Nestabilities Labels Three, dp by Paper Studio

I used the sketch on Midnight Madness Sketch for this week. I decided to use brown metallic brads and embroidery floss to create the lattice background. I used pop dots to create a paper tole card and create the effect that the top part of the door is actually opened. The door frame has two layers and the bottom section of the door and cat are three layers deep.

Thanks for dropping by my door step!


Cassie said...

Wow, Lori, this is A-door able! {lol} Great use of this set with that sketch. . .it's perfect for it. Great card ;D

Priscilla said...

Hi Lori, Thank you so much for joining us this week. Your card is so adorable...Love your play on words too. I enlarged your photos to really take a closer look..WOW..Such detail. You are very talented and I have enjoyed your card today. Thank you for playing with us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenges.

peggysue said...

Cute idea for the sketch Lori, glad you could play along with the Midnight Madness layout. Make sure you post a link on Priscilla's blog! Nice colors, very Fallish and a natural for the image.

Miss Iowa said...


Nice watermark, too. :)

Jeni C Slack (^0^) said...

Lori, welcome to Midnight Madness :) Wonderful play on words, to go with such a cute card. Great job on the sketch too with the labels you added behind the rectangle. Thanks for playing MMSC this week and see you at the next one, xox ~Jeni & MMSC DT

Karen Lynn said...

Oh, Lori, you did a FANTASTIC job on your card!

Carolyn said...

What a pretty card. Great effects with the coloring. Thanks for playing with us at the MMSC this week. We love having you and hope that you will join us again.

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Have a great day!
Carolyn MMSC DT

Carol said...

Welcome to Midnight Madness Lori. Wow this card is just adorable. I have never seen this image and I love it! It is perfect with this sketch challenge. What a wonderful creation and a fun sentiment. Thanks for playing with us this week and invite you to play again with us again soon!!!


Jane, at Thepaperaffair said...

I love cats so that is close to my heart and a'door'able, everything about it is wonderful, you are very good at cardmaking. So glad you joined us at Midnight Madness, don't be a stranger to us.



I love this card, the card, the image, the colors. Just beautiful,

Thanks for playing along with us.

kimmie kaye
Midnight Madness Design Team

Traci M said...

Cute Lori, I really like your door with that sketch...good job combining those challenges and hey, you've got a watermark!! :)

BethH said...

Too cute. Love the 'webbing' behind the dore with the thread, etc....neato.

Lois Jones said...

Just peeking in (the door that is) to say I just love the card. No wait I a"door" the card!!! Very cool paper.

Scrappin' Kat Woman said...

What a beautiful card. Now I'm gonna have to get this set.

Sonya said...

Great job with the sketch! I love your DP and colors. Glad you could join us!

Keep Smiling! ~ Sonya
Midnight Madness Design Team

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

I must begin by saying that I enjoyed reading your profile. I to homeschool my two girls. I was an elementary school teacher prior to homeschooling. I too am a Christian. I love your comment about why you went and got your degree (for the cutting and pasting skills). LOL!

Your card is adorable!! It has so much detail!! Love your image and your cute sentiment. Great job on the MMSC. Thanks for playing along!!

I have blog candy on my blog if you are interested.


Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Hi lori! what a great card! I love this!! how COOL!

Tricia said...

How cute to put the lattice behind the door! I hadn't seen that before!