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Sunday, 5 March 2017

AAA Cards #85

Hi All

We have a new challenge at AAA Cards.

Did you see the Oscars? We have a very timely and fun challenge for you:

We'd like to see a card inspired by the fashions on the Oscar red carpet. 
This could be male or female and from any year

I had so much fun looking through the Oscar dresses over many years and this is the card I made inspired by the dress below:



I had to make it a star focused card as if you are on the red carpet-a star you are!

I love the colours in this dress but the gold confetti design on the bottom half of the dress reminded me of my star stamp from The Ton Stamps. So I used Delicata gold ink to stamp the star off the edge and then just heat embossed the 'star' in pink and popped this up. I felt the card needed a little more balance so added a sentiment from Happy Little Stampers at the top

Here is the dress I have hanging in my wardrobe!!

Oscar De La Renta dress worn at Oscars 2016

Beautiful,  beautiful dresses and gowns from Oscar de la Renta resort 2016:

This challenge is sponsored by Happy Little Stampers-the winner will get a $15 gift voucher to use in their store. My 'Happy Birthday' sentiment is their store.

Our DT have all chosen stunning outfits to draw inspiration from-check them out here and then why not pick out an outfit and join us



I am entering this into:

The Ton March Challenge-Luck-stars have for thousands of years been seen as lucky-shooting stars, 'thank your lucky starts'-if you want to know more on this, check out this link here

15 comments:

  1. Brilliant, Sandie! Love the scattered dots in gold. - Sweet Kobylkin

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  2. Gorgeous dress and I love how you've been inspired by it. Superb and classy and an absolute star!

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  3. Ahhh! That dress is gorgeous and your inspiration is so beautiful!!

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  4. Wonderful choice of Red Carpet inspiration. The star stamp in Delicata gold was the perfect choice. I love the pink embossing on the black and the placement of the Happy Birthday sentiment. Sending many hugs your way.

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  5. CAS to the max as ever Sandie and love that pop of pink on the black sentiment panel against a fabulous star. Brilliant inspiration for the challenge. Take care and big hugs x

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  6. Sweet card....love your star, amazing!

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  7. Oh, WOW, Sandie - love that dress and LOVE your card, my friend!!!! Such a clever idea to use a star theme and you had the perfect star stamp to use - great to stamp it over the edge!!!!! The pink embossed 'star' is fabulous and you achieved perfect balance with the sentiment at the top!!!!! Such a gorgeous card!!!!!
    Enjoy your Tuesday!!!!
    Hugz

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  8. Love your card, trendy, not so sure about the dress. But it's a brilliant photo for kicking off ideas for cards!

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  9. Did not see the oscars...they just have to do their work and that's all I think; if you have a friend who is so good in his or her work they won't get an oscar...But it is fun to see what the dt made of the dresses! Again a different card with your star; it is really your favorite stamp I think? But than again it is a beauty again! And great take on the challenge. Hugs, Gerrina

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  10. Oooo - what a stunner! Nice little number to have hanging in your wardrobe, Sandie! ;-) Such a clever interpretation of this gorgeous piece, and your sentiment could not be more perfect! Thanks so much for having me join you at AAA Cards this month!

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  11. Ahhh!! What a cool card inspired by the dress! Loved it totally!! :)
    Suchi xx

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  12. What a cool and fabulous take on your inspiration, Sandie ... that confetti star in gold is so delicious! Hugs, Anita :)

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  13. I love the card you made inspired by that beautiful dress. I'm sure you look great in the dress, too.

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  14. Sandie, I just love this confetti-design around the star!

    Greetings from Wiebke (KomMa-designed)

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  15. I love the card you created from the inspiration picture. The gold star is fabulous and I love how you added the pop of black.

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