Monday, 3 October 2011

Some challenges

I decided that I needed to step outside my comfort zone today, and make something using a challenge that didn't immediately appeal to me.  I found two that fit the bill, so I combined them :)

The colours are from this week's Just Add Ink #87 colour challenge,  and the layout is from Card Patterns - sketch 135.
The "Pool Party" strip in the background is embossed with a Sizzix folder in the Big Shot, and then I sponged some Broken China Distress ink over the raised areas.  The white circles on the Kraft (a.k.a. "Crumb Cake" in SU speak) are white heat embossed - it's a bit hard to see the shine in the photo, though. :(



4 comments:

  1. I love the colour combo combined with CP's great sketch and your faux stitching around the edge. You've made a beautiful CAS card. Thanks for playing along at JAI this week.

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  2. Great card Michelle. Love that sentiment and your faux stitching is the perfect finishing touch.

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  3. Well you stepped outside your comfort zone and came up with a lovely card. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink this week.

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  4. I love the simple beauty of your card. Thanks for playing with us at Card Patterns this week.

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