Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Clean & Layered birthday...

Hi,

As you know I have been slowing down my challenge entries recently. 

I've been doing this because I wanted to go back a step and make sure I was entering challenges because I liked them and not just because they were there.

Yesterday I entered a Simon Says Stamp challenge..it was all about glitter and we all know how much I love glitter!

Today I am entering the latest Card Concept #6 challenge. Since it started I've really liked The Card Concept challenge, I love the idea of being able to use different styles and having to comment on other entries and not just DT makes - it's so friendly.


I had been working with the red and white paper (Monsters & Robots by Recollections) that you see on my card for a DT make (coming up on Thurs) and thought it was a great fit for the photo inspiration.

I decided to go with Clean & Layering as my style for the card, in part because I loved the DT inspiration, but also because I wanted to layer up my scalloped circle dies.

I die-cut a white circle and embossed it (using a Sizzix spot folder), so that the Happy Birthday die-cut would stand-out. I added pearl, as it felt like it was missing something. The Happy Birthday die was a freebie on a magazine I got when I was at home.

I was so happy with my final card that I made another one in a similar style for a friend's birthday. This card has a little blingy daisy that was a gift from JT.

Leopard Birthday

Cx




5 comments:

  1. Hi Claire, two fabulous cards..they fit with the photo inspiration perfectly! Sending hugs, Carole Z X

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  2. I love seeing two cards made - it always reminds me how versatile our supplies are and how creative our minds can be! Amazing that by changing colours and a few minor details, you get two cards the same but so different! So glad you joined us at the Card Concept!

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  3. Way to make that die cut work over leopard print! I would have thought that was too cutesy but no, you've made him badass. Well done my friend. x

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  4. I love your "clean and layered" card which I saw at the Card Concept. Really nice colors and an excellent design!

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  5. Ooh fabulous cards, I love the second one - I do like a bit of leopard print! ;-)

    Beth xx

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Thanks Cx