Sunday, October 20, 2013

A different kind of playdate...


This week has been a strange one, for both JT and I. I thought that if we did a kind of playdate, that we might both perk up a bit!

So I set us a challenge - combine 2 challenges, this week's Freshly Made Sketches #108 and Color Throwdown #264

CTD #264 colour swatch

FMS #108 - sketch
JT posted her card yesterday...I love the set she has made and the colours work really well.

Mine is the main photo today and I am very pleased with it, bar the minor hiccup (sentiment slightly stamped on the flower). I am going to add it to the 40 for 40 pile.

I used Hippy Chick papers for the striped background and the navy blue paper (which I embossed using a Cuttlebug large dots folder), the pale blue and the coral are random bits of paper from my stash, the flowers are by Dovecraft and I punched 2 contrasting mini flowers to layer them up. The sentiment is by Stampin' Up and the silver paper is left over from a birthday card I made earlier in the week.

I decided not to cut the silver bits into banner points, as I liked the bluntness of them as they are!

I am busy stenciling today, as I have all these ideas for 40 for 40, so I am trying to execute as many of them as possible today.

Happy Sunday.

Cx

4 comments:

  1. I like that the greeting goes over the flower and that it's an oops - I'm all about honesty with the oops moments as you can tell from my post yesterday! I love the layered punched flowers - you always use them cleverly. I think they're better in your care than mine...

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  2. Your flowers re lovely against the background you chose! Thanks for joining us at FMS!

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  3. Great combination of the challenges! Thanks so much for playing along in the Color Throwdown with us!

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  4. Congratulations on the win from Color Throwdown for your excellent card, Claire!! Hugs, Darnell

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