No, no fires here, but that's the sentiment that came to mind when I made this card:
I started with this combination sketch & color challenge from CAS Colours & Sketches:
The colors immediately brought to mind my Authentique Renew 6x6 paper pad -- it's so easy to get the challenge colors when the paper does all the work for you! The sketch looked like the top of a bald man's head ... a bald man with big fuzzy ears and a fuzzy nose. Maybe it's a koala. Either way, I knew I needed to not use circles, so I opted for stars, at least for the three fuzzy bits.
I found a large star in my MFT Accent It - Rock & Roll dies, then got distracted by the flames in the die set and this card was born.
Let's look at that card again, since I've blathered past the fold:
Stars mean "masculine" to me, so even though this paper pack is very feminine (lots of fleurs), I found these patterns in the challenge colors. I cut the flames from the yellow checked piece and colored over them with Copics. I didn't want to totally obliterate the pattern.
Since I don't have that sentiment stamp, I used my Dymo labeler to make my own. :) To anchor it some more, I added a layer of black paper from the Heaplet before I put the whole thing onto a white base.
I rather like it, and it was very fast to make.
Okay, I'm going back in for more challenges. Thanks for stopping by!
Stuff I used: Doodlebug black paper, and the following (Note: I've listed two Dymo labelers below since I don't know which one is closest to my older model.):