Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Two for the price of one (challenges that is)

Today's card is a result of combining two challenges.  I spotted a couple that I thought that I could combine, so I gave it a go.

Firstly, here is a sketch that I saw on the Clean & Simple Stamping blog - FTL236

and then I saw the challenge on SU-Only Challenges called  SUO 68- Just stick to one color -please! As the name implies the challenge is to stick to mono-chrome or just one colour plus a neutral. Because I was combining the two challenges I decided to use a blue in the form of Marina Mist.

Here's a photo of my efforts


Stampin' Up! supplies used:

Stamp set : Petite Pairs and Papillon Potpourri
Card stock : Whisper White and Marina Mist
Ink : Marina Mist
Accessories : Paper Doily Sizzlets L, Sponge, Elegant Butterfly and Bitty Butterfly punches, Basic Rhinestones

I am off to meet a friend for lunch later but before I go I need to make her a quick birthday card. Hopefully I'll remember to take a photo before I go, and I'll post it on the blog tomorrow.

As always, please feel free to leave a comment.

6 comments:

  1. Ah, very unique take on the sketch! I love the sponging through the doily cut-out. Thanks for joining SUO Challenges this week.

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  2. Love the technique!! Very nice!

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  3. Soft and pretty! I love Marina Mist.

    Ter ;)

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  4. WOW...simply STUNNING!!! What a drop dead GORGEOUS CAS card! Thanks for joining the SUO challenge!

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  5. SO pretty, love the shadowed sponging around the doily! Thanks for playing along with the SUO Monochromatic challenge!

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  6. So cool to come across your card while searching for ideas. Beautiful card!

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