Sunday, February 6, 2011

Tangled Up in Creativity Challenge

Hi Everyone:  As I sit here typing my post, the snow is falling at a good rate.  We are supposed to get 2 - 4 inches of today.  I guess I will have to get the shovel ready...Yuk!

Today my post is a card for the Tangled Up in Creativity challenge.  This one is hosted by Danie over at D-Dazzled Designs.  The challenge is to  incorporate the colours green and yellow into your card in honour of Australia Day.  Only use cardstock - no papers, no ribbon, no bling etc. You can emboss, distress and cut cardstock.


Here is my entry for this challenge:


Stamps: Awash with Flowers (w- 117062, $48.95, c - 120549, $33.95, IB&C p. 99) Teeny Tiny Wishes (w – 115370, $45.95 IB&C – p157

Paper: Whisper White (textured and Smooth), Poppy Parade, and Garden Green
Ink: So Saffron, Basic Black
Accessories: Big Shot, Lattice Embossing Folder, Word Window Punch, Designer Label Large Punch

The Awash with Flowers stamp is a 2-step stamp, however using the clear stamps, makes the 2-step relatively easy if you don't want to have everything lined up exactly.  Once I stamped the images and attached the green and white, I then ran all of through the Big Shot using the Lattice Embossing Folder.  It gives that card some great texture.

Well that's it for today, so until next time...


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13 comments:

  1. Love that texture....such a pretty friendship card!

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  2. Just lovely!!! Really like that stamp set you used too. Wonderful card.
    Lynn

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  3. Karen, this is a fantastic card! I love how the whole image panel was embossed!

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  4. This is terrific Karen. I like the effect of the lattice embossing.

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  5. What a wonderful card, Karen!! That embossing plate should be arriving at my house tomorrow!! I can't wait to play with it after seeing your beautiful design!

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  6. Karen - this is just beautiful! I love the embossing - it is perfect for this card!

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  7. Really nice card Karen. I'd say you got the colors perfect.

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  8. Great job with the challenge Karen! Love the flowers!

    Jenn
    www.jaxbeanstalks.blogspot.com

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  9. This is beautiful Karen, I love your choice of shades of Green and Yellow and the touch of red. Thanks so much for playing along with my Challenge.

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  10. Very striking, Karen! I love the colors and the texture! Beautiful!

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  11. Great job on the challenge - your colors are really popping off the page - really, great job with the layout as well!

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  12. Karen you did a great job. I have a hard "stopping" when adding stuff, so this would have been really hard for me. It looks great though! Nice job.

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